Today’s Local News

Craig Elsloo Named June Shining Star for Pella Regional

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

Craig Elsloo with Plant Operations was selected as June Shining Star by co-workers at Pella Regional Health Center.

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Knoxville Fire Department Turns on the Water to Beat the Heat

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Knoxville Fire and Rescue opened up a hydrant in the grass at the Knoxville Recreation Center today to allow children to play in the water and cool off.

IN DEPTH: Time to Thank our First Responders

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

When is the last time you thanked a first responder? Personally, thanked a first responder? If it’s been a while, you have the opportunity to do so soon Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marion County Emergency Management Coordinator, Jeff Anderson.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Knoxville Music Boosters

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

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak to the Knoxville Music Boosters about events coming up in the fall.

Let’s Talk Pella – Union Street Players

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

The cast and crew of Union Street Players preview their upcoming performance of The Wizard of Oz. Click here for ticket purchasing information.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 7-21-17

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 11:10 am

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A Night Out for Marion County Public Safety

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


It’s time to thank our area first responders.

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Water Main Relocation Approved by Pella City Council

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

A project to move a water main from underneath a busy intersection in Pella will begin soon.

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Street Improvement Project to Begin Soon

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


During the Knoxville City Council Meeting on Monday, the council approved bid contracts for the 2017 Street Improvement Project.

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Drought Settles In Throughout Region

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

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor reports shows an expansion of both dry conditions and drought throughout south central Iowa.

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Family Picnic to be held for the Knoxville High School Band

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

The Knoxville High School Band will soon be starting their fall practices in early August.

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Residents Celebrate Christmas in July During Heat Wave

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

Despite sweltering heat, Thursdays in Pella celebrated Christmas in July on the downtown square.

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Knoxville Rotary Club holds Annual Meeting

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 5:54 am


The Knoxville Rotary Club recently held their annual meeting under the leadership of new President, T. Waldmann-Williams.

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Union Street Players Begin Wizard of Oz Performances Tonight

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 5:53 am

Opening night of the Wizard of Oz will be held at the Pella Community Center this evening by the Union Street Players.

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Last Day of Breakfast for Lunch

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 5:52 am

The last day of the Breakfast for Lunch meals at the Knoxville Public Library will take place
today.

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Local USDA Centers Working Together to Create Woman, Land, and Legacy Team

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 5:51 am

USDA Service Centers in Marion and Mahaska Counties are working together to create a Women, Land & Legacy (WLL) local team.

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IN DEPTH: Pella PD Seeks Reserve Officers

Posted: Thursday, July 20th, 2017 at 5:11 pm

The Pella Police Department is looking for reserve officers. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Lt. Shane Cox, with the Pella Police Department.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Aaron Adams

Posted: Thursday, July 20th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak to Knoxville City Manager Aaron Adams about Monday’s city council meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Latest

Posted: Thursday, July 20th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini discusses the latest Pella City Council meeting.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 7-20-17

Posted: Thursday, July 20th, 2017 at 9:53 am

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