Today’s Local News

Knoxville Police Asking for Help Identifying Sweat Shirt Belonging to a Robbery Suspect

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 8:19 am

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A robbery suspect left behind a sweatshirt at a scene in Knoxville according to the Knoxville Police Department.

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Lawsuit Filed Against Marion County Attorney

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 6:00 am

Marion County Attorney Ed Bull has issued a statement Wednesday in response to a complaint filed against him in U.S. District Court in his capacity as County Attorney.

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Fall Colors May be on Schedule as Autumn Weather Settles In

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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National EAS Test Ran Smoothly

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 5:58 am

KNIA/KRLS conducted a National Emergency Alert System yesterday at 1:22 p.m.

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2016 Election Cycle Bucking Convention According to Central College Political Experts

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 5:57 am

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Political experts believe they’ll have plenty to study after this year’s presidential election, which they say has bucked many typical trends.

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Absentee Voting Begins Today in Marion County

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 5:56 am

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Absentee Ballot voting for the 2016 general election begins today in Iowa.

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Central College Celebrating Homecoming This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 5:55 am

Central College is celebrating homecoming this weekend.

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“Coal Mining in Marion County” at Knoxville Public Library Tonight

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 5:54 am

A program on the history and operation of Marion County’s coal mines will be presented tonight at the Knoxville Public Library.

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Pella Historical Director Settling in to New Role

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 5:53 am

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The new director at Pella Historical Society is settling into her new role.

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Pleasantville Homecoming Parade to be Held Tonight

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 5:52 am

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The Pleasantville Homecoming Parade is being held today, followed immediately by the coronation of the Homecoming King and Queen. The parade will begin at 6 p.m at the high school and loop around to State Street and back to the high school. For photos and updates on the Parade and Coronation stay tuned to KNIA/KRLS.

9th grade – Kasey Pelzer and Brittan McGill
10th grade – Taylor Ripperger and Juan Diaz Garcia
11th grade – Kaylie Thomas and Caleb Adreon
12th grade girls – Carlee Brent, Hannah Hatch, Morgan Thorpe, and Tianna Torrejon.
12th grade boys – Will Anthony, Mac Harken, Griffen McBride, and Sawyer Phillips

Flu Shots Coming into Local Hospitals

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 5:51 am

Walk in flu shots are available this week at the Pella Medical Clinic in Pella Regional Health Center.

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Lawsuit Filed against Marion County Attorney

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 4:27 pm

Marion County Attorney Ed Bull has issued a statement today in response to a complaint filed against him in U.S. District Court in his capacity as County Attorney.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville- Judi Van Hulzen- Flu Season

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Public Health Nurse Judi Van Hulzen talks about the importance of getting flu shots this season.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Latest

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses the annual organizational meeting.

Train Damages Tracks in Marion County

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 9:37 am

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A train traveling south through Marion County in the overnight hours damaged railroad tracks beginning in Harvey and continuing through Tracy, Bussey and Hamilton.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report 09-28-16

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 19 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TWO FOLLOW UPS, ONE INCOMPLETE 911 CALL, THREE MOTORIST ASSISTS, ONE RESCUE, ONE DOG, THREE ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, ONE FIRE, ONE HARASSMENT, TWO TRANSPORTS, ONE PARKING COMPLAINT, ONE SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE, ONE ACCIDENT, AND ONE WANTED PERSON. IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 75 CALLS INCLUDING 7 911 CALLS. THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 39 SUBJECTS.

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Marion County Board of Supervisors Approves Assistant Director Position for the Senior Nutrition Program

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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

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Oskaloosa Street Reconstruction Moves to Final Phase

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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The fifth and final phase of the Oskaloosa Street reconstruction project in Pella started today.

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Pleasantville Homecoming Parade

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 5:58 am

Pleasantville Schools

The Pleasantville Homecoming Parade will be held Thursday, followed immediately by the coronation of the Homecoming King and Queen.

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Pella School Board Elects President and Vice President

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 5:57 am

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The Pella School Board held their annual organizational meeting this week.

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