Today’s Local News

Pella City Council Moving Forward with Several Projects After Awarding Contracts Tuesday

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 4:55 am

The Pella City Council awarded bids for several projects at their meeting Tuesday.

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Grinnell Author Comes to Knoxville for “Coming Clean”

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 4:54 am


All of the short stories in a Grinnell author’s book represent a slice of life; some are set in the South, others in the Midwest, but all look at some aspect of everyday life through her eyes.

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Pella Teacher a Finalist for National Recognition

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 4:53 am

A Pella elementary teacher has been named as one of three state finalists in the science category for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

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Bravo Concert Series Launches Season with Farewell Angelina

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 4:52 am


The Bravo Concert Series opens its season with a performance by a country band on the rise; Farewell Angelina is set to perform on Thursday, October 25th at the Knoxville Performing Arts Center.

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KNIA/KRLS Holds Part Two of Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Radiothon

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 4:51 am


Part two of the annual KNIA/KRLS Breast Cancer Awareness Radiothon was held at Pella Regional Health Center Tuesday.

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Tulip Queen Finalists Selected, Will Perform Nov. 10th

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 9:08 pm

2018 Tulip Queen and Court Pictured in March

Twelve high school seniors have been selected as finalists to become part of the 2019 Tulip Time Royal Court.

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IN DEPTH: Quality at Pella Regional

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

How does a local hospital make sure patients get the quality care they deserve while keeping patient costs down?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Amanda Schwerdtfeger, with Pella Regional Health Center.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Save a Life Radiothon

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s edition of Let’s Talk Knoxville, we meet with Dr. Cynthia Hoque from Knoxville Hospital and Clinics, about the Save a Life Radiothon.

Let’s Talk Pella – 3rd Graders and Central Wrestlers

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program, we take a special look at a unique relationship between 3rd graders at Lincoln Elementary in Pella and Central College wrestlers.

Click here for more details and photos from class:.

Marion County Sheriff’s Office Report – October 16, 2018

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 12:00 pm

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 32 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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Flooded Marion County Roads Re-Open

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 10:06 am


Marion County says roads closed down last week due to flooding are now open again; these include:

150th (S. of Oregon) – CURRENTLY ONE LANE
170th South of Vermont
190th (Beardsley to County line)
200th (Blue to County line)
County Line (190th to 200th)
Beardsley (190th to 200th)

In addition, Story Dr. is closed for culvert replacement today and tomorrow east of G71 towards the Mahaska County Line. It may be open to one lane traffic by the end of the day today.

Marion County’s Most Wanted – October 16, 2018

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 8:45 am

Knoxville City Council Delays VA Plan Discussion

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 5:00 am


The Knoxville City Council has delayed the hiring of two consultants to help with the disposition of the old Veterans Administration property.

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Pella City Council to Review Several Contract Bids Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 4:59 am

The Pella City Council intends to award contracts for several projects at their meeting this evening.

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Local Celebrities Help Knoxville Servers During National School Lunch Week

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 4:58 am


The people who work day in and day out serving lunch in Knoxville’s schools, are being helped out and recognized by local celebrity servers during National School Lunch Week.

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Lincoln Elementary 3rd Graders and Central Wrestlers Connect

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 4:57 am

Each week, the eyes of third graders light up in Mrs. Dixson’s 3rd grade class at Lincoln Elementary when some of the toughest young men in Pella make a monthly visit.

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Marion County Hires Company for Site Clean-up

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 4:56 am


A recycling company has been contracted by Marion County.

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Knights of Columbus Raise Nearly $24,000 for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 4:55 am

The Knights of Columbus in Pella have been presenting checks to organizations supporting persons with intellectual disabilities.

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Marion County Treasurer’s Office Closed for IDOT Training

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 4:54 am


The Marion County Treasurer’s Office will be closed tomorrow while the staff undergoes training with the Iowa Department of Transportation.

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Tulip Queen Nominees Announced, Voting Wraps Up Today to Select Finalists

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 4:53 am

2018 Tulip Queen and Court Pictured in March

Twenty-one high school seniors have indicated they want to be the 2019 Tulip Queen.

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