Today’s Local News

Indianola Chamber of Commerce Hosts Ribbon Cutting at Ardour Salon

Posted: Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at 4:52 am

The Indianola Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony today at Ardour Salon.

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Eight Named to Be Inducted Into National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at 4:51 am

There will be eight new inductees into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame this year, as the Class of 2019 has been formally announced.

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Pella, Pella Christian Hosting Annual All-City Speech Night

Posted: Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at 4:50 am

It’s a tradition that brings together the Pella community in performance, and it returns to highlight the efforts of high school students at both systems in the Tulip City.

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Indivisible Warren County Protests Government Shutdown in Indianola

Posted: Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at 4:49 am

Indivisible Warren County gathered in protest along Highway 65/69 Wednesday evening, for reopening the federal government and against a wall being built on the Mexico border.

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Office Hours for Rep. Loebsack at Marion County Courthouse in Knoxville on Friday

Posted: Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at 4:48 am

In spite of the threat of snow, local office hours for Rep. Dave Loebsack will be held as scheduled on Friday.

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Pella Christian Officially Welcomed to FFA

Posted: Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at 4:47 am

Pella Christian High School now officially has a chapter in the FFA.

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IN DEPTH: Zhong Lei, Pella Christian Exchange Student From China as heard on 92.1 KRLS

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 2:00 pm

A foreign exchange student from China spent Winterim at Pella Christian Job Shadowing at Vermeer. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Zhong Lei, Known as Helen by her classmates, and Teri Vos with Vermeer.

IN DEPTH: Jay Simmons, President of Simpson College As Heard on AM 1320/FM 94.3/95.3 KNIA

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 2:00 pm

What are some of the challenges and opportunities facing Simpson College?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jay Simmons, President.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Latest

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling responds to Governor Kim Reynolds and her proposal for K-12 education funding, and the latest from this week’s school board meeting.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Sugar Plum Fairy Ball Daddy-Daughter Dance

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 1:00 pm

On today’s edition of Let’s Talk Knoxville, we meet with Pennie Sommar to discuss plans for the Sugar Plum Fairy Ball Daddy-Daughter Dance, a fundraiser for the Knoxville Public Library; as heard on AM 1320/FM 94.3/FM 95.3 KNIA and FM 92.1 KRLS.

Let’s Talk Indianola – Superintendent Art Sathoff

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Indianola, we talk with Superintendent Art Sathoff about the most recent school board meeting as heard live on AM 1320/FM 95.3/FM 94.3 KNIA.

Marion County Sheriff’s Office Report – January 16, 2019

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 12:00 pm

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 35 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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Representatives Thorup, Hite Formally Sworn In for New Terms

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 9:00 am

Rep. Jon Thorup of Knoxville (District 28) and Rep. Dustin Hite (District 79) of New Sharon are in their first week of the 2019 spring session; they were formally sworn in during ceremonies on Monday inside the Iowa House chamber as the 88th General Assembly formally convened.

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Rollover on 163

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 7:03 am

There has been a rollover accident on Highway 163 near LDJ manufacturing. Westbound lanes are blocked. Please avoid the area. The one to count on for breaking news is KNIA/KRLS.

Former Pella Mayor Darrell Dobernecker Dies at 81

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 5:01 am

A former mayor of the City of Pella has died.

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Knoxville Residents Warned About Gift Card Scams

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 5:00 am

A scam once associated mainly with big cities is now becoming commonplace in rural areas, Knoxville included; and police and retailers alike are warning people not to fall victim to it.

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Vermeer Security Leader Recognized by Governor During Condition of the State

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 4:59 am

In her annual Condition of the State address, Governor Kim Reynolds highlighted the life-saving efforts of Vermeer Corporation’s Head of Security.

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Governor Reynolds Commends Indianola for Innovative Computer Science Classes

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 4:58 am

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds gave her Condition of the State Address Tuesday morning, with the Indianola Community School District receiving recognition from Iowa’s top executive.

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Knoxville Fire and Rescue Personnel Honored at Annual Dinner

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 4:57 am

The Knoxville Fire Department held its annual appreciation dinner on Sunday night, where they presented awards to some of their outstanding personnel.

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Pella City Council Approves PUD for Webster School Development; Hears Facility Needs Presentation

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 4:56 am

The Pella City Council approved the first reading an ordinance for a planned unit development for the Webster Park Housing Development south of downtown at their meeting Tuesday.

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