Today’s Local News

Students Honored at Knoxville Panther Scholarship Foundation Banquet

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 1:05 pm

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Seventy-one members of this years’ graduating class received scholarships from the Knoxville Panther Scholarship Foundation during their annual banquet Wednesday.

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Let’s Talk Pella – City Council and Electric Improvements

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini discusses the latest surrounding improvements to the electric system in Pella.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Civil War Days

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Today on Knoxville Farm & Home’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by Civil War reenactor Terry Fenoglio to talk about the Civil War Days event being put on by the Marion County Historical Society.

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May 21st Knoxville PD Report

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 8:30 am

The following criminal, traffic or civil charges are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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May 21st Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 101 CALLS INCLUDING 9 911 CALLS.

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Eleven Knoxville Students Honored with Shultz Awards

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 6:01 am

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Eleven Knoxville students from 8th through 12th grades were presented with the inaugural Geoff Shultz Memorial Director’s Awards during the All-Band Concert Tuesday evening at the Knoxville Performing Arts Center.

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Memorial Day “Click-It or Ticket” Enforcement Underway

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Marion County is again participating in the “Click-It or Ticket” program for the Memorial Day holiday.

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Pella City Council Moves Forward With Electric Improvements

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 5:59 am

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The Pella City Council is moving forward with plans to reconfigure a power structure at the city’s west electric substation.

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Landfill Near Tracy Not Been Contacted Regarding Avian Flu Birds

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 5:58 am

While landfills across the state of Iowa have been asked to help get rid of chickens euthanized due to the bird flu, one that hasn’t yet is the one run by the South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency near Tracy.

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New Pella Ambulance Director Appreciative of Volunteer Staff

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 5:57 am

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This week is EMS week. Pella Ambulance Director Laura Clanton says the work they do is made possible by their volunteers.

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Flag Raising Ceremony to be Held in Knoxville Friday

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 5:56 am

In honor of Memorial Day, the annual flag raising ceremony in Knoxville will take place at Graceland Cemetery on Friday morning.

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Pella Christian Seniors Earn Scholarships at Annual Awards Night

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 5:55 am

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Soon-to-be graduates at Pella Christian High School were honored and received scholarships at their annual awards night on Wednesday.

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Knoxville Public Library Prepares for Summer Reading Program

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 5:54 am

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Knoxville Public Library’s summer reading program will begin next month.

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High School Seniors Set to Graduate This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 5:53 am

Many high school seniors will earn their diplomas this weekend.

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Knoxville Hospital & Clinics to Host Educational Program on Sleep

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 5:52 am

Sleep disorders can happen to anyone at any time.

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Local Track and Field Athletes Competing for State Championships in Des Moines

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 5:51 am

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Dozens of local athletes will be running, jumping, and throwing for state championships in Des Moines.

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Knoxville Police Department Seeks Public Assistance

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 2:44 pm

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UPDATE: This person has been identified, and the Knoxville Police Department thanks the public for their assistance.

The Knoxville Police Department reports that this male is wanted for questioning in connection with a motor vehicle theft that occurred in the early hours of Saturday, May 16.

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IN DEPTH: Vermeer Dealer Award

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The Vermeer Corporation has been honored for its relationship with dealers. What was the recognition, and why does it matter?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Nathan Guess, with the Vermeer Corporation, Pella.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella High School Seniors Discuss Volunteer Initiative

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Brian Rundle and Taika Dennill are members of the Class of 2015, and they discuss their involvement in a first of its kind volunteering program at Pella High School.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Ride Along with Knoxville Fire & Rescue

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

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Today on Knoxville Farm & Home’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, I recently spoke with Paramedic Mike Forschler and EMT Dalton Roland of Knoxville Fire and Rescue during a ride along about the jobs they do.

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