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Marion County Sheriff’s Report 05-24-16

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 9:30 am

THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 117 CALLS INCLUDING 12 911 CALLS. IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 35 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED: ONE RECKLESS DRIVER, TWO DEBRIS IN ROADWAY, THREE DEER, TWO CALLS RETURNED, THREE VEHICLE UNLOCKS, EIGHT PAPER SERVICE ATTEMPTS, THREE ACCIDENTS, ONE CIVIL ISSUE, ONE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, ONE MOTORIST ASSIST, FOUR FOLLOW UPS, ONE WANTED PERSON, ONE WELFARE CHECK, ONE DOMESTIC AND THREE OTHER CALLS FOR SERVICE. THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 43 SUBJECTS. IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS SIX SUBJECTS WERE BOOKED INTO THE MARION COUNTY JAIL.

CAUGHEY, CHRISTOPHER WILLIAM POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA

HEISLER, LEVI GARRISON SERVED ARREST WARRANT

BROWN, CANNON JAY SERVED ARREST WARRANT

GAY, MILO LEONARD III SERVED ARREST WARRANT

CIESLAK, JASON LEE VIOLATION NO CONTACT ORDER

WALES, MICHAEL JORDAN DISORDERLY CONDUCT
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AS WITH ANY CRIMINAL CASE, A CHARGE IS MERELY AN ACCUSATION AND A DEFENDANT IS PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

Undefeated Pleasantville and 4A Pella Girls Golf Teams Move to State

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 7:55 am

Trojan golf Regional Champions

Two area girls’ golf teams are state tournament bound.

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Leighton Man Charged in Hit and Run

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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A van swerved into oncoming traffic and into a group of motorcyclists Friday afternoon and then continued eastbound.

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Local Residents Reminded to Exercise Extra Caution as School Lets Out

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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With classes ending for students this week, area police departments are reinforcing safe driving practices.

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Two Charged with Child Endangerment

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 5:58 am

A Knoxville man and woman have been charged with child endangerment after they reportedly held a child down on a couch.

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Pella High School Junior Starts Computer Coding Club

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 5:57 am

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A Pella High School junior passed some of his coding knowledge to middle school during a new club this past semester.

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Knoxville Holds Town Hall to Discuss Storm Water

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 5:56 am

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The Knoxville City Council held a town hall Monday night to discuss the implementation of a stormwater utility.

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Reservable Campsites to Increase at Lake Red Rock in 2017

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 5:55 am

The popularity of the campsite reservation program at Lake Red Rock has grown significantly in recent years.

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KNIA/KRLS Business and Broadcasting Scholarships Awarded

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 5:54 am

For more than 20 years, KNIA/KRLS Radio has awarded scholarships each year to two area graduating seniors who are pursuing a career in Business or Broadcasting.

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Local Author to Showcase New Book Wednesday in Pella

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 5:53 am

A Pella alum will showcase a new book next week in Pella.

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Memorial Flag Raising at Graceland Cemetery

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 5:52 am

The American Legion, VFW, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts are asking for volunteers to raise more than 250 Flags at Knoxville’s Graceland Cemetery in honor of Marion County Veterans.

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Marion County Employers Council to Discuss Hiring Laws

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 5:51 am

The Marion County Employers’ Council of Iowa will host an employment and labor relations lawyer at their upcoming bi monthly meeting.

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IN DEPTH: Pella Summer Lunch

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Many kids go hungry without school lunches in the summer. What’s one church doing to help solve the problem?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Pastor Sophie Mathonnet-VanderWell and Laurie Ellingson, with Second Reformed Church, Pella.

Let’s Talk Knoxville- City Manager Aaron Adams- Storm Water Utility and Farmer’s Market Decision

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we are joined by City Manager Aaron to discuss the City Councils decision to leave the Farmer’s Market on the square and the Storm Water Utility Town Hall.

Let’s Talk Pella – Summer Reading Programs

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Youth Librarian Katie Dreyer discusses summer reading programs at the Pella Library

Leighton Man Charged in Hit and Run

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 12:45 pm

A van swerved into oncoming traffic and into a group of motorcyclists Friday.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report 05-23-16

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 9:00 am

THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 67 CALLS INCLUDING 12 911 CALLS.

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 19 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED: ONE SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY, ONE DOMESTIC, ONE MOTORIST ASSIST, ONE DOG, FOUR PAPER SERVICE ATTEMPTS, TWO THEFTS, ONE CIVIL ISSUE, TWO RECKLESS DRIVERS, TWO CALLS RETURNED, ONE HORSE, ONE VEHICLE UNLOCK, ONE DEBRIS IN ROADWAY AND ONE OTHER CALL FOR SERVICE.THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 37 SUBJECTS.

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Marion County Board of Supervisors to Consider Farmer’s Market Application

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 6:00 am

The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session Tuesday to consider a special event permit application for the Knoxville Farmer’s Market,

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Periodic Thunderstorms This Week Could Bring Heavy Rain, Severe Weather

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 5:59 am

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Active weather is expected throughout the week as thunderstorms will pass through periodically.

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Town Hall Meeting on Storm Water Utility

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 5:58 am

The Knoxville City Council will hold a town hall meeting tonight to let the community weigh in on the creation of a storm water utility tax.

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