Today’s Local News

IN DEPTH: Chandler Jahner with the FFA

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

A young man from Pella is playing a major role in the future of the FFA.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Chandler Jahner, South Central State Vice President of the FFA.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Holly Shelford on the Summer Reading Program

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, we talk with Holly Shelford with the Knoxville Public Library about the summer reading program.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Christian Student at Princeton Camp

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Lindsey Breon (pictured far right) attends Princeton for JSA Experience

Lindsay Breon discusses her experience with Junior State of America at an Ivy League school, and what she learned about the political process.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report 8-16-18

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 12:00 pm

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 26 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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Knoxville Fire Chief Jim Mitchell to Take Polk City Position

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 5:00 am

Knoxville Fire Chief Jim Mitchell has resigned his position and taken up the same post in Polk City.

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Hettinga Found Guilty of Felony Drug, Weapons Charges

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 4:59 am

A Pella man facing numerous drug and gun felony charges has been found guilty by a jury.

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Knoxville VA CBOC Open House Set for August 21st

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 4:58 am

The Knoxville VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic is hosting an open house on August 21st.

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Pella Christian Senior Attends Junior State of America Program at Princeton

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 4:57 am

Lindsay Breon (pictured far right) attends Princeton for JSA Experience

A Pella Christian senior spent a week at a prestigious college learning more about the political process.

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Knoxville Library International Film Club Showing Tonight

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 4:56 am

The Knoxville Public Library is hosting their International Film Club showing this evening, Growing Up Smith.

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Rapid Enrollment Growth May Be Ahead for Pella School District

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 4:55 am

While the Pella School Board will deal with a spending authority shortfall in the upcoming fiscal year, brighter news may be ahead for the district overall.

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Marion County Residents Win Awards at State Fair

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 4:54 am

Local residents are earning honors at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.

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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Iowa Small Businesses

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 4:53 am

Small nonfarm businesses in 14 Iowa counties are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West.

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Knoxville Hospital and Clinics Hires Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 4:52 am

Knoxville Hospital and Clinics has the services of a new Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner as Kate Ripperger has joined its medical staff.

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Workforce Retention Topic of Conversation at Next PACE Alliance Meeting

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 4:51 am

The Pella Area Community and Economic Alliance will discuss strategies to retain and attract workforce talent at their next quarterly meeting.

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Hettinga Found Guilty of Felony Drug, Weapons Charges

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 6:15 pm

A Pella man facing numerous drug and gun felony charges has been found guilty by a jury.

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Knoxville Fire Chief Jim Mitchell to Take Polk City Position

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 2:34 pm

Knoxville Fire Chief Jim Mitchell has resigned his position and taken up the same post in Polk City.

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IN DEPTH: Boardwalk House Move

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

A historic house in Pella has found a new home in rural Marion County.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with new owner of the Boardwalk house Mikol Sesker, and Tom Johnson, Vice President of Finance at Central College.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – KCSD Superintendent Cassi Pearson and Business Manager Craig Mobley

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, we talk with KCSD Superintendent Cassi Pearson and Business Manager Craig Mobley about the most recent school board meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – Early Retirement Policy at Pella Schools

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses a proposed early retirement incentive to help the district offset an upcoming shortfall in the general fund.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report 8-15-18

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 12:00 pm

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 24 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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