Today’s Local News

Special Forum for non-“SHIPP” Day Experts at Pella Regional

Posted: Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at 5:51 am

Those who are going to be eligible for Medicare in the near future or have been on Medicare for awhile and want to better understand what it offers can attend a seminar hosted by Crossroads of Pella.

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IN DEPTH: Back to School Part 5; Activities

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

It’s that time of year again, the kids are back to school. What role do extracurricular activities play in the education of our children? In the fifth part of a five part Back to School Series, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Ryan Rump, Activities Director for the Knoxville Schools.

Let’s Talk Knoxville- Lt.Aaron Fuller- ALERT Training

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Lieutenant Aaron Fuller talks about training conducted at East Elementary in Knoxville for law enforcement from across the state.

Let’s Talk Pella – Adaptive P.E.

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

P.E. Teacher Bob Fessler discusses the peer physical education class at Pella High School.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report 08-26-16

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 41 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, 5 MOTOR ASSISTANCE, 17 PAPER SERVICE, ONE SUSPICIOUS PERSON, 1 CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, ONE DOG CALL, 2 FOLLOW UPS, 3 RETURN CALLS, 3 RECKLESS DRIVERS, ONE SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY, ONE VEHICLE UNLOCK, ONE TRESPASS, ONE TRANSPORT, ONE DEBRIS IN ROADWAY, TWO ACCIDENT WITH PROPERTY DAMAGE, ONE DRUG INFORMATION. IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 64 CALLS INCLUDING 4 911 CALLS.
THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 47 SUBJECTS.

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Martin Arrested on Firearms Charge

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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A Rural Marion County man has been arrested after a search warrant was executed at his home west of Otley Wednesday.

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Gas Leak Causes Lengthy Closure on University Avenue in Pella

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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A gas leak caused a lengthy closure near the Water Treatment Plant in Pella.

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Knoxville Hosts Law Enforcement Training

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 5:58 am

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Law enforcement training on dealing with an active shooter situation has just concluded in Knoxville.

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Pella Administrators Strive to Develop “Complete Citizens”

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 5:57 am

Now that classes are in full swing at the Pella Community School District, administrators and teachers are hoping to continue progress made academically in the district.

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Marion County Democrats Hold Headquarters Grand Opening in Knoxville

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 5:56 am

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An open house at the new Democratic Headquarters in Marion County was held last night.

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Adaptive P.E. a “Life-Changing” Class at Pella High

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 5:55 am

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Students at Pella High School have been taking part in a life-changing class for over a decade.

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Senator Sinclair Attends Leadership Conference

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 5:54 am

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State Senator Amy Sinclair completed a leadership training program that identifies and assists emerging state and provincial leaders in the Midwest.

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Pella HyVee Partnering With Pella Food Shelf Ahead of Move to The Well

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 5:53 am

The Pella HyVee is holding a special food drive to fill the Pella Food Shelf ahead of their move to the Well Resource Center.

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Music Boosters Car Wash Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 5:52 am

The Knoxville Music Boosters are having a car wash tomorrow, complete with lunch, and inflatables for kids and the KNIA/KRLS Big Red Radio, all supporting the drive for new Knoxville High School Marching Band uniforms.

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Football Friday Nights Return Tonight

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 5:51 am

Football Friday Nights are back, and KNIA/KRLS will broadcast the action all season long.

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IN DEPTH: Back to School Part 4; Excelling at Middle School

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

It’s that time of year again, the kids are back to school. What does one local middle school principal have to say about helping kids succeed during those often difficult years? In the fourth part of a five part Back to School Series, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Josh Manning, Principal at the Pella Middle School.

Let’s Talk Pella – Wyatt Earp Home Renovations

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Today’s program highlights renovations at Pella Historical Society’s Wyatt Earp house.

Let’s Talk Knoxville- Mindy Kephart- 4-H State Fair Entries

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Mindy Kephart with Iowa State University Extension discusses the 4-H entrants in this year’s state fair.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report 08-25-16

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 26 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ONE ACCIDENT, FOUR MOTORIST ASSISTS, ELEVEN ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, ONE REPORT OF HARASSMENT, ONE SUICIDAL SUBJECT, ONE THEFT, ONE WELFARE CHECK, ONE TRANSPORT, ONE RETURN PHONE CALL, ONE SUSPICIOUS PERSON, ONE DOG, ONE ATTEMPT TO LOCATE, AND ONE JUVENILE. IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 85 CALLS INCLUDING 18 911 CALLS. THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 47 SUBJECTS.

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Torrential Rainfall Dumps on Marion County Before and During Severe Warning

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 6:01 am

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Pella was among the hardest hit areas by Wednesday evening’s storms, with street flooding and low visibility reported due to rain.

Pouring rain and gusty winds prompted a severe thunderstorm warning in the eastern part of Marion County Wednesday evening.

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