Today’s Local News

PACE Alliance Herfst Feest Activities Held Today in Pella

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 4:55 am

Activities continue throughout the day today for the annual Herfst Feest in Pella.

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7th annual HCI Hospice Care Services Bucket Bash will be held Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 4:54 am


The 7th annual HCI Hospice Care Services Bucket Bash will be held tomorrow.

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Marion County Democrats Hosting Candidates During Fundraiser Sunday

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 4:53 am

Numerous candidates for state elections will be in attendance at the Marion County Democrats Potluck and Pie Auction.

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Governors Volunteer Awards Ceremony Set for Monday

Posted: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 4:52 am

Volunteers in Marion County will be recognized Monday as part of the Governor’s Volunteer Awards Ceremony in Pleasant Hill.

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IN DEPTH: Employee Recruitment and Retention

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 2:00 pm

How do businesses and institutions find and keep good employees? A recent presentation at the PACE Alliance quarterly meeting in Pella offered some ideas. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Diane Finnerty, with the Central Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium and the University of Iowa.

Let’s Talk Pella – Marching Dutch Invitational

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Some of the best bands in central Iowa are gathering to kick off the marching band competition season this weekend in Pella.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Fall Prevention Week

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Registered Nurse Nastia Speck about Fall Prevention Week next week and what people can do to prevent falls.

Heat Advisory in Place Throughout Iowa Today

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 10:39 am

Unseasonably hot weather for the first day of fall as led to a heat advisory for most of Iowa, and may break records throughout the state.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 9-22-17

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 8:44 am

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Three Candidates Announced for Knoxville City Council Election

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 5:02 am


Knoxville will see three candidates run for city council with only two spots available in the upcoming November 7th city elections in Iowa.

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Two Contested Races Highlighted in Tulip City Elections

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 5:01 am

According to the Marion County Auditor’s Office, two races will be contested in Pella.

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Former Twin Cedars High School Teacher Sentenced for Sexual Exploitation by a School Employee

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 5:00 am


A former Twin Cedars High School teacher was sentenced Thursday for one count of sexual exploitation by a school employee.

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Former Pella Spanish Teacher Receives Prison Time for Sexual Exploitation Charges

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 4:59 am

A former Pella Spanish teacher accused of sending explicit messages to students has been sentenced.

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Stolen Car Lands Knoxville Woman Behind Bars

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 4:58 am


A car stolen from a business parking lot in Knoxville landed a Knoxville woman behind bars.

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Central Iowa’s Top Bands to Participate in Pella Marching Dutch Invitational

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 4:57 am

Some of the best bands in central Iowa are gathering to kick off the marching band competition season this weekend in Pella.

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Wheels and Wings Ride to be Held Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 4:56 am


The second annual Wheels and Wings Memorial Ride will be held tomorrow.

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Vermeer Corporation Hosts Annual Manufacturing Day for Students

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 4:55 am

Students had the opportunity to learn about Vermeer and their involvement in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Art fields during their annual manufacturing day Thursday.

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Nana Jana 5K Fun Run to Raise Ovarian Cancer Awareness Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 4:54 am

Dan-D Farms will play host to the 7th Annual Nana Jana 5K Fun Run tomorrow.

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Tulip City Football Fans Encouraged to Donate to Friday Night Tailgate Food Drive

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 4:53 am

Pella and Pella Christian football fans are encouraged to help fill the Pella Community Food Shelf during a special tailgate food drive tonight.

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Cardboard Boat Regatta and Roll and Read Event set for Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 4:52 am

A busy day around the area as both the Cardboard Boat Regatta and Roll and Read event will take place tomorrow.

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