Today’s Local News

Local Scoreboard 4/21

Posted: Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at 1:15 pm

Baseball

Game 1
Central 4
Simpson 3
Final

Game 2
Central 8
Simpson 3
Top 4

Softball

game 1
Central 5
Wartburg 2
Final

Game 2
Central 12
Wartburg 4
Final (5)

Spring Into Parks Event Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at 5:00 am

The first annual Spring Into Parks event will be held tomorrow by THRIVE Knoxville.

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Pella and Central Host Little Hawkeye Conference Adaptive P.E. Field Day

Posted: Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at 4:59 am

Students from around central Iowa came together at Central College Friday morning to celebrate adaptive P.E. programs in the Little Hawkeye Conference.

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Pleasantville Students Participate in National Walkout for School Safety Day

Posted: Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at 4:58 am

Over 40 Pleasantville High School and Middle School students ranging from 7th-12th grades participated in the National Walkout Friday for school safety.

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Pella High Students Honor Victims of Shootings, Hold Hope for Future at Demonstration Friday

Posted: Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at 4:57 am

At Pella High School, the purpose of their participation in the national school walkout aimed to have less to do with politics, and more about encouraging action to prevent future tragedies.

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Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Walmart Remodel and Grant Funds

Posted: Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at 4:56 am

The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce and Ambassadors held a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday at the Knoxville Walmart to celebrate their remodel and grant contributions.

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PACE Alliance Supports Passing Approaching Telecommunications Utility Vote

Posted: Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at 4:55 am


The Pella Area Community and Economic Alliance is supporting an upcoming ballot measure that would allow the Pella City Council to proceed with an internet utility.

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The Trouble with Cats Show Continues Today and Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at 4:54 am

The Knoxville Area Community Theatre will continue their spring show The Trouble with Cats starting today and tomorrow at the Knoxville Performing Arts Center, after successful shows on Thursday and Friday.

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Water, Wastewater Rates Increasing in Pella

Posted: Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at 4:53 am

The Pella City Council adopted an ordinance this week to increase water and wastewater rates in the community.

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Congressman Loebsack to Visit Knoxville

Posted: Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at 4:52 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack will continue his Coffee with Your Congressman tour with a stop in Knoxville today.

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Cristina Thomas Named Chief Information Officer at Pella Regional

Posted: Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at 4:51 am


Pella Regional Health Center has named Cristina Thomas to the role of Chief Information Officer.

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IN DEPTH: Pella High Walk Out

Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Today, students across the nation are walking out in memory of those who have died in school shootings, and to bring attention to gun violence in schools. 70 students planning to walk out are from Pella High School.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Knoxville City Manager Aaron Adams

Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, we talk with Knoxville City Manager Aaron Adams about the latest city council meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Music Showcase

Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Pella Associate Band Director Dameon Place and Director of Vocal Music Michelle Chaplin discuss the Pella Music Showcase events April 27 and 28.

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Knoxville School District Uses Community to Battle Disruptions in Schools

Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 5:00 am

After facing concerns from parents over classroom disruptions in the elementary schools, the Knoxville Community School District has formed a task force comprised of parents, teachers, and staff to help solve the problem.

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Pella Windows Announces Winner of the First Ever Joan Kuyper Farver Spirit Award

Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 4:59 am

Pella Corporation recognized eleven team members for their service outside of the workplace with the first annual Joan Kuyper Farver Spirit Award.

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Two Elected Officials endorse Jon Thorup for Iowa House

Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 4:58 am

State Representative Greg Heartsill and State Senator Amy Sinclair announced their endorsements for Jon Thorup, who is currently running for Iowa House District 28 after Heartsill announced he would not seek re-election.

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Pella City Council Begins Planning for Downtown Streetscape

Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 4:57 am

The Pella City Council is beginning the planning stages of a long term streetscape project for the downtown area.

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Your Life Matters Hosting Next Town Meeting on Suicide Prevention

Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 4:56 am

Your Life Matters, Knoxville’s Suicide Prevention Task Force, is hosting their next town meeting to learn skills to prevent suicide and how to respond after a death.

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Pella, Pleasantville Students to Participate in National School Safety Walkout

Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 4:55 am

Students at Pella and Pleasantville High School are planning to participate in a National Walkout today for school safety.

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