Today’s Local News

Knoxville City Council Signs Letter of Intent with Red Lion Renewables

Posted: Thursday, April 19th, 2018 at 4:56 am

The Knoxville City Council signed a letter of intent at their most recent meeting with Red Lion Renewables, a renewable energy company based out of Norwalk.

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Upcoming Warm Stretch May Boost Tulip Growth in Pella

Posted: Thursday, April 19th, 2018 at 4:55 am

An unwelcome extension of winter has kept Pella’s favorite flowers from showing their color through the first month of spring, but City of Pella staff is hopeful they will soon be blooming ahead of Tulip Time.

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Marion County Public Health Encourages Vaccines for Infants

Posted: Thursday, April 19th, 2018 at 4:54 am

National Infant Immunization Week will run from April 21st-28th, and is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrate the achievements of immunization programs and their partners in promoting healthy communities.

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Pella Library Hosting Earth Day Program Tuesday

Posted: Thursday, April 19th, 2018 at 4:53 am

Beginning in 1970, Earth Day has been celebrated each year in April.

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Elk Rock State Park Cleanup Saturday

Posted: Thursday, April 19th, 2018 at 4:52 am

The Friends of Elk Rock State Park, along with parks around the state of Iowa, will be holding a park cleanup day on Saturday.

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Pella Historical Society Recognized for Original Play by Governor

Posted: Thursday, April 19th, 2018 at 4:51 am

Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg presented the state’s highest awards for history this week at the State Capitol, and Pella Historical Society was among the honorees.

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IN DEPTH: Victim Advocates

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Last week was National Crime Victims Rights Week, and April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Krissy Link and Jeremy Carlson, Victim Witness Coordinators for the Marion County Attorney’s Office.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Jennifer Bingham on The Trouble with Cats

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, we talk with K-ACT actress Jennifer Bingham on their new show The Trouble with Cats, that starts Thursday at KPAC.

Let’s Talk Pella – 25th Annual Klompen Classic

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Jim Hibma with Crossroads of Pella discusses the silver anniversary of the race that kicks off Tulip Time in Pella. Click here to register. The guaranteed t-shirt deadline is Friday.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report 4-18-18

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 12:00 pm

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 31 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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Knoxville Public Library Groundbreaking Ceremony Today

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Knoxville Public Library will have a groundbreaking ceremony to begin the physical portion of the renovation and expansion project today.

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Pella City Council Looks to the Future

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 4:59 am

The Pella City Council met in regular session last night.

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Third Annual Wheels and Wings Event Set for September

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 4:58 am

The third annual Wheels and Wings event in memory of Clayton Harsin is scheduled for September 15th, and preparations are already well underway to organize and fundraise.

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Recharged Robotics Heading to FIRST Tech Challenge World Competition

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 4:57 am

Photo from Recharged Robotics

A group of local students is heading to the FIRST Tech Challenge world robotics competition.

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Spring Into Parks Set for Sunday

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 4:56 am

The first annual Spring into Parks event will take place this Sunday hosted by THRIVE Knoxville.

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Pella City Special Election Early Voting Begins

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 4:55 am

Early voting has begun for the Pella City Special Election on May 1.

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Klompen Classic Date Set for May 2nd

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 4:55 am

The kickoff to Tulip Time festivities in Pella is drawing near.

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2018 Leadership Red Rock Class Graduates

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 4:54 am

The 2018 Leadership Red Rock class graduated last night at the Pella Opera House.

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Lely Inc Launches Next Robotic Milking System

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 4:53 am

At the Lely Future Farm Days, held at their head office in The Netherlands, Lely introduced their latest in robotic milking products: the Lely Astronaut A5.

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Klompen Classic Celebrating 25 Years

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 4:53 am

The race that kicks off the annual Tulip Time celebration in Pella is celebrating its silver anniversary.

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