Today’s Local News

Pleasantville Coaches vs. Cancer

Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2016 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville 2016 Coaches vs. Cancer event was a success. Erin Cook, an organizer for the event, says that over $7,400 was raised and will be contributed to efforts to cure cancer.

Pella Historical Valentines Dinner to Raise Funds for Scholte House

Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2016 at 5:51 am

The Scholte House Victorian Valentine’s Day Dinner and Silent Auction will be held next week.

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Sheriff’s Report February 5

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 3:18 pm

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 29 CALLS FOR SERVICE:

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IN DEPTH: Public Safety Part 10; Knoxville Fire Department

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Why do our first responders do what they do? In the tenth part of a ten part program, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Chief Jim Mitchell, with the Knoxville Fire Department.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Kids Summer Lunch Program

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we are joined by Knoxville School Nurse Angie Mitchell to talk about plans in the works for a summer lunch program for kids in Knoxville.

Kelley Appointed to the Knoxville City Council

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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The Knoxville City Council has decided to appoint Craig Kelley to the open city council position.

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Pella City Council to Begin Budget Process Monday

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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The Pella City Council is beginning the Fiscal Year 2017 budgeting process next week.

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Melcher-Dallas to Enter Temporary Law Enforcement Agreement

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 5:58 am

The Melcher-Dallas City Council met Wednesday to consider options on how to proceed with law enforcement protection in the future.

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Central College to Host Forever Dutch Initiative Presentation with President Mark Putnam

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 5:57 am

Artist rendering inside of future upgrades. (Courtesy of Central College)

Artist rendering inside of future upgrades. (Courtesy of Central College)

Central College will have a special session for alumni and the public to learn more about the next set of upgrades at the Kuyper Athletics Complex.

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Proposed Summer Lunch Program in Knoxville

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 5:56 am

One in four Iowa children don’t get enough to eat.

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Central College Theatre to Perform The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 5:55 am

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The Central College Theatre Department will have performances this month of a musical based on the unfinished novel by Charles Dickens.

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Presidio Brass Next Act in the Bravo Concert Series

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 5:54 am

The Knoxville Bravo Concert Series continues this month with the Presidio Brass quintet on February 25.

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Vermeer Corp Honored by Department of Defense for Patriotic Support of Employee

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 5:53 am

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The Iowa Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) announced that Todd Atchison, Manager at Vermeer Corporation, was honored with a Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of an employee serving in the Iowa Guard and Reserve.

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Little League Registration in Knoxville and Pella

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 5:52 am

Spring is around the corner, and it’s time to register for Little League.

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Pella Dollars for Scholars Holding Application Help Nights

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 5:51 am

Dollars for Scholars in Pella is holding a pair of student-parent help nights this month to assist with the application process.

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IN DEPTH: Public Safety 10; Pella Ambulance

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Why do our public safety volunteers do what they do? In the ninth part of a ten part program, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Laura Clanton, Director of Pella Ambulance

Let’s Talk Pella – Oskaloosa Street Reconstruction

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini discusses the nearly $3 million contract approved by the city council for Oskaloosa Street reconstruction.

Let’s Talk Knoxville: Aaron Adams

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s let’s talk Knoxville we are joined by Knoxville Interim City Manager Aaron Adams to talk about the recent council meeting.

Sheriff’s Report February 4, 2016

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 7:43 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 28 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING,

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Assistant Marion County Attorney Resigns for New Position

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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Assistant Marion County Attorney Benjamin Hayek has resigned from his position, effective February 18.

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