Today’s Local News

Winter Storm Possible Sunday throughout Central Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:18 pm


Those planning their return trip from Thanksgiving on Sunday will want to pay attention to weather forecasts over the next few days as there is a potential for moderate snowfall statewide.

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IN DEPTH: Green Beans as heard on AM 1320/FM 95.3/94.4 KNIA and FM 92.1 KRLS

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Thanksgiving is tomorrow. Lets consider perhaps the most famous side dish of holiday dining–the green bean casserole. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Shelia Miller, Senior Manager of the consumer Test Kitchen at Campbell’s Soup.

Let’s Talk Pella – Red Kettle Campaign

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Bells will soon be ringing at the Pella Hy-Vee and Walmart for the annual Red Kettle Campaign. Doug Polking discusses the kick off to their campaign on Monday, November 26th, which continues through December 21st from 4 to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays. As heard live on KRLS.

Sign up for a time slot at this link: https://goo.gl/NYS6yE and hear more about the annual Red Kettle Campaign on today’s Let’s Talk Pella.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – City Manager Aaron Adams

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s edition of Let’s Talk Knoxville, we meet with Knoxville City Manager Aaron Adams to discuss city issues, as heard on AM 1320/FM 94.3/FM 95.3 KNIA.

Let’s Talk Indianola – Peggy Kruse with The Helping Hand of Indianola

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Indianola, we talk with Peggy Kruse with The Helping Hand of Indianola as heard live on AM 1320/FM 95.3/FM 94.3 KNIA.

Marion County Sheriff’s Office Report – November 21, 2018

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 12:00 pm

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 40 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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Pleasantville Teen Killed in Rollover Crash

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 7:10 am

A 17-year-old Pleasantville boy was killed last night in a crash shortly before 8:00 p.m.

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Knoxville’s VA Acquisition Following Initial Steps, Will Take Time

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 5:00 am

There will be a number of small steps taken at the beginning, as Knoxville goes about the process of acquiring the former Veterans Administration campus for redevelopment; but if things go according to plan, the end result will be a big leap forward for the city’s housing market.

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Pella City Council Approves Partnership with Historic Pella Trust

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:59 am


The Pella City Council approved a partnership with Historic Pella Trust for a learning walkway from the Tuttle Cabin to the Sunken Gardens Windmill at their meeting Tuesday.

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City of Indianola Continues Work to Build Wastewater Treatment Plant

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:58 am

Despite a vote by the Warren County Board of Adjustment to deny the City of Indianola’s plans to build a wastewater treatment plant north of the city, the city will not end the process of building a new one.

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Knoxville Chamber Joins Regional Chamber Partnership

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:57 am

The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce is joining forces with their counterparts in Des Moines and elsewhere in the region.

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Pella Historical Society Celebrating the Holidays

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:56 am

Pella Historical Society and Museums will be celebrating the holidays.

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Helping Hand of Indianola Assists Residents During Holidays

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:55 am

Helping Hand of Indianola has been serving the residents of Indianola since 1982, with the mission to provide food and clothing for the residents of Indianola free of charge.

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Knoxville Rec Center Ready for Post-Thanksgiving Rush

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:54 am

Lots of Knoxville residents will have a four-day or even a five-day weekend; and with all that extra time on their hands, anyone looking for something to do is encouraged to come out to the Rec Center.

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Red Kettle Campaign Officially Starts in Pella Monday

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:53 am

Bells will soon be ringing at the Pella Hy-Vee and Walmart for the annual Red Kettle Campaign.

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Warren County Board of Supervisors Approves Capital Loan Notes

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:52 am

The Warren County Board of Supervisors met in regular session Tuesday.

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Pleasantville City Council Examines Urban Renewal Amendment

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:51 am

The Pleasantville City Council met in regular session Monday. Proceedings started with a public hearing on an amendment to the Pleasantville Urban Renewal area.

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First Church Providing Free Thanksgiving Meal

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:50 am

First Reformed Church in Pella is inviting anyone as they are to share in fellowship this holiday season over a free Thanksgiving Day meal.

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Rotary Club of Indianola Participates in Ride to End Polio

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:49 am

The Rotary Club of Indianola recently participated in the Ride to End Polio, a fundraising effort spread around the world supporting the cause to end polio.

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Public Offices Close Down for Thanksgiving Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:48 am

For many people, Thanksgiving will mean a four-day weekend; and this will include many government employees, who will be off on both Thursday and Friday.

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