Today’s Local News

Extra Credits to Be Required from Knoxville HS Students

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2018 at 4:54 am

Knoxville High School students will now be required to earn an additional two credits before qualifying for graduation.

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Ribbon Cutting Held at Indianola Ice Rink

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2018 at 4:52 am

The City of Indianola, the Iowa Wild, and Wells Fargo held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Indianola ice rink at Pickard Park Wednesday.

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New Chamber Partnership Topic of Knoxville Chamber Lunch and Learn Session

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2018 at 4:51 am

The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce is now part of a regional association of chambers; and what this will mean for its membership is the topic of this month’s Lunch and Learn session.

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Pella Community Working to Add School Resource Officer

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2018 at 4:50 am

The first major step in adding a school resource officer in the Pella community was completed this week when the Pella School Board approved funding nearly half the cost of the hire at their meeting.

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Marion, Warren County Small Businesses Awarded Loans for Storm Damages

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2018 at 4:49 am

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced on Wednesday that the U.S. Small Business Administration granted her request to provide assistance in the form of low-interest disaster loans in Warren, Marion, Polk, and five other counties impacted by the summer severe weather events.

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Knoxville High’s Baker Qualifies for State Bar Honor

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2018 at 4:48 am

A Knoxville High School student is one of 100 from across Iowa who have been chosen as finalists in a contest sponsored by the Iowa State Bar Association.

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Pella Basketball Teams Kickstart Food Drive Competition

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2018 at 4:47 am

What started as a typical gift exchange between the teams for the holidays turned into a competition to fight hunger locally.

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Warren County Congregate Meals Program Hosting Christmas Meal

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2018 at 4:46 am

The Warren County congregate meals program will host its Christmas meal on December 19th.

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Accident with Injuries on Highway 92

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:05 pm

A multi-vehicle accident took place on Highway 92 west of Knoxville Saturday afternoon. A car and a truck were involved in a collision in the westbound lane, with multiple injuries transported from the scene.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Office Report – December 15, 2018

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 12:00 pm

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 24 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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Winning Ticket Drawn at Knoxville Raceway for Sprint Car Raffle

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 5:00 am

Out of a barrel filled with 10,000 tickets, one named emerged; and Christopher Owsik of Jackson, New Jersey is now the owner of a brand new sprint car…courtesy of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum.

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Pella Community Working to Add School Resource Officer

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:59 am

The first major step in adding a school resource officer in the Pella community was completed this week when the Pella School Board approved funding nearly half the cost of the hire at their meeting.

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Indianola School District Working on Goals Set in August

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:58 am

With the holiday break signifying the halfway point of the school year, the Indianola School Board reflected on the goals set forth by Superintendent Art Sathoff in September.

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Downtown Knoxville Store’s Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Expansion

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:57 am

One downtown Knoxville store is now two boutiques in one; a ribbon cutting Friday afternoon at Furniture Boutique marked its merger with the adjacent Chic Boutique into a single larger store…which now offers an eclectic array of items for sale.

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Vermeer Corporation Collects Over 70,000 Pounds of Food in Annual Food Drive

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:56 am


In what was a trying 70th anniversary for Vermeer Corporation, employees came together to collect thousands of pounds of food for those in need throughout central Iowa.

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Warren County Courthouse Auction Today

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:55 am

A liquidation auction will be held for all remaining items in the Warren County Courthouse today.

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KMS Band Holds Holiday Concert at Knoxville Public Library

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:54 am

No silence in the library on Friday afternoon, as the Knoxville Public Library hosted a performance of holiday music and other songs by the Knoxville Middle School band.

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Pella Historical Society to Host Windmill Winterim Classes

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:53 am

Pella Historical Society is hosting their Second Annual Windmill Winterim Classes in January.

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Warren County Conservation Hosting Ice Fishing Course

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:52 am

Warren County Conservation is hosting a clinic to learn the basics of ice fishing in the new year.

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Pleasantville City Council to Get Updates on Street Project, Developments

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 4:51 am

The Pleasantville City Council will meet Monday.

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