Today’s Local News

Central College Wind Ensemble to Feature Musicals at Concert Sunday

Posted: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at 5:55 am

Central College music students will play some of the biggest hits on Broadway at a concert Sunday.

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Marion County Public Health Hosts Tabletop Exercise

Posted: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at 5:54 am

Marion County Public Health hosted a Mass Care/Highly infectious disease tabletop exercise at the Marion County Public Health building Thursday.

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Celebration of Life is Today for Pella Corporation’s Chair Emerita Joan Kuyper Farver

Posted: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at 5:53 am

A public memorial service is planned today at 1 p.m. to celebrate the life of Pella Corporation’s Chair Emerita Mary Joan Kuyper Farver, who passed away on February 27th. She was 97 years old.

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Free Screening of Paper Tigers Coming to Marion County Public Health

Posted: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at 5:52 am

The Marion County Public Health Department will be holding a free screening of the movie Paper Tigers on Thursday, April 27th.

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Pella Christian Grade School Fundraises Through Spring Fling

Posted: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at 5:51 am

Families from the community enjoyed an evening of fun at the annual Spring Fling for Pella Christian Grade School Friday.

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IN DEPTH: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 2:00 pm

It’s sexual assault awareness month. What would law enforcement officials like for us to know?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Lt. Aaron Fuller, with the Knoxville Police Department.

City of Pella Updates Bloom Status Map

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 1:47 pm

Photo by City of Pella Parks Staff

Tulips will be likely be at their peak bloom this weekend through the end of the month.

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Pella Middle School Students Present Checks to Non-Profits

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 1:27 pm

Seventh graders at Pella Middle School spent the academic year raising funds for numerous charitable organizations.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Men’s Health Expo

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Surgery Manager Melanie Funk with the Knoxville Hospital and Clinics about the Men’s Health Expo coming up on April 26th.

Let’s Talk Pella – Forever Dutch Celebration

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Central College President Mark Putnam and Athletics Director Eric Van Kley discuss completion of the Kuyper Athletics Complex expansion and what’s next for the Forever Dutch Initiative.

Oskaloosa Man Arrested in Marion County for Having Sexual Contact with a Minor

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 11:46 am


An Oskaloosa man was arrested Thursday for having sexual contact with a minor under the age of twelve.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 4-21-17

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 11:00 am

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Pella Christian Grade School Announces Groundbreaking for Expansion

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 9:30 am

Pella Christian Grade School is planning to begin construction on the expansion of their facility later this spring.

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Friends of the Library Holding Book Sale at the Knoxville Public Library

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 8:16 am


The Knoxville Public Library, Friends of the Library are currently holding a book sale at the library.

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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey visits Pleasantville High School

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 6:00 am


Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey made a stop at Pleasantville High School Thursday afternoon.

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Central College Marks Completion of Kuyper Complex Expansion

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 5:59 am

Central College celebrated the completion of an important phase of the Forever Dutch Initiative.

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Reforms to Civil Asset Forfeiture Approved by Iowa Legislators

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 5:58 am


Recently legislation was approved that would impose limits on the state’s civil forfeiture laws, which allow law enforcement officers to seize cash and property from people who have not been charged with a crime.

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Pella City Council Moves Forward with Caldwell Park Improvement Plans

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 5:57 am

Design for improvements to Caldwell Park in Pella will begin after a contract was approved at the Pella City Council meeting this week.

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Knoxville High School Ready for Prom Tomorrow Night

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 5:56 am


The Knoxville High School Prom is tomorrow evening, and students will pack the gym for the annual night of dancing and memories.

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Pella Police Department Hosting Second Coffee with a Cop

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 5:55 am

The Pella Police Department will hold its second Coffee with a Cop program tomorrow.

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