Today’s Local News

IN DEPTH: Winterim 2018 Part 2

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Students at Pella Christian High School had a unique opportunity over winter break called Winterim. Some students traveled, others took coursework, or participated in internships. In the second part of a two part program, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with 18 students from Pella Christian High School.

Let’s Talk Pella – Sharing the Weight

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Tammy Hemmer with Sharing the Weight discusses the program providing comfort to children with special needs.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Annual Knoxville Airport Winter Party

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Knoxville Municipal Airport Manager, Dan Van Donselaar about the upcoming winter party and improvements coming to the airport in the future.

Supervisors Grant Request to Relocate Senior Nutrition Administrative Offices

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 10:30 am


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

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Slick Travel Conditions this Morning

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 5:03 am

Plow cam on Highway 92 near Harvey at 3:53 a.m.

The Iowa Department of Transportation reports that area roadways may be glassy and slick.

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Knoxville School Board Denies Partnership with Teachers on Call

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 5:00 am


The Knoxville School Board met in regular session Monday.

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Pella School Board Reviews Audit, Evaluates Superintendent

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 4:59 am


The Pella School Board reviewed their previous year audit at their regular meeting Monday.

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Des Moines Man Arrested in Knoxville on Multiple Felony Drug Charges

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 4:58 am


A Des Moines man was arrested Saturday after being served with a warrant at a hotel in Knoxville.

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Pella City Council to Continue Housing Work at Special Session Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 4:57 am

The Pella City Council is holding a special meeting this evening to continue work on expanding housing in the community.

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Traffic Stop Lands Pella Man in Jail on Multiple Drug Charges

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 4:56 am


A Pella man was arrested in Knoxville Sunday for multiple drug related charges following a traffic stop.

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City of Pella Parks No-Smoking Policy Updated

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 4:55 am

The City of Pella Parks Department has recently expanded their no-smoking policy in community parks and facilities.

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Board of Supervisors to Consider 2019 Marion County Compensation Board Recommendation

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 4:54 am


The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session today.

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Acting Lt. Governor Displays Former Central President’s Portrait in Formal Office

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 4:53 am

Iowa’s Acting Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg has been gracing his office walls with a portrait with extra meaning to him from his time at Central College.

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Deadline to Purchase Tickets for the Sugar Plum Fairy Ball is Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 4:52 am

The deadline to purchase tickets to this year’s Sugar Plum Fairy Ball is Saturday.

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Jazz Bands Coming to Pella High School for State Contest Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 4:51 am

Area high school jazz bands are coming to Pella High School for the state contest this weekend.

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Pella Dollars for Scholars Holding Fundraising Dinner at Tulip City Basketball Games

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 4:49 am

Dollars for Scholars in Pella is hosting a fundraiser dinner this evening at the Pella and Pella Christian Basketball games.

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Pella Opera House presents Cinderella through the Missoula Children’s Theatre

Posted: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 4:48 am

The Missoula Children’s Theatre, the nation’s largest touring children’s theatre, is presenting Cinderella at the Pella Opera House this weekend.

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IN DEPTH: Winterim Part 1

Posted: Monday, January 22nd, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Students at Pella Christian High School had a unique opportunity over winter break called Winterim. Some students traveled, others took coursework, or participated in internships. In the second part of a two part program,moin us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with 18 students from Pella Christian High School.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum News

Posted: Monday, January 22nd, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with the Executive Director of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum, Bob Baker about the 2018 Hall of Fame inductees as well as news with the Bryan Clauson Suite Tower Project.

Let’s Talk Pella – Lt. Governor and Governor Visit Pella

Posted: Monday, January 22nd, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Acting Lt. Governor Adam Gregg discusses the Governor’s Unleashing Opportunity tour and his role in the executive branch.