Today’s Local News

Central College Graduate Appointed as Acting Lt. Governor

Posted: Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Just one day after she was sworn in as Iowa’s 43rd Governor, Kim Reynolds is naming a Central College graduate to be her Acting Lt. Governor.

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Flags Raised in Honor of Memorial Day

Posted: Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 5:58 am


Members of the American Legion, VFW, Boy and Girl Scouts of America, and other members of the community took part in a memorial day flag raising at Graceland Cemetery in Knoxville Thursday morning.

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Latest Population Data Shows Declining Trend Continues Since 2010

Posted: Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 5:57 am

The Iowa Data Center has released the latest city population estimates and trends.

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Boaters Reminded to Inspect Vessels Before “Setting Sail” This Memorial Day Weekend

Posted: Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 5:57 am

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is teaming up with the National Safe Boating Council and other safety advocates across the country to promote safe and responsible boating during National Safe Boating Week.

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Habitat for Humanity of Marion County to Dedicate 50th Completed Home

Posted: Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 5:56 am


Habitat for Humanity of Marion County will celebrate the construction of its 50th home built at a dedication ceremony tomorrow.

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American Legion Auxiliary and VFW Hosting Poppy Day Today

Posted: Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 5:55 am

The Pella American Legion Auxiliary and VFW are holding their annual Poppy Day today.

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Pleasantville Summer Reading Program Starts Today

Posted: Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 5:54 am


The Summer Reading Program for the Webb Shadle Memorial Library in Pleasantville begins today.

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Donations Needed for Fair Awards

Posted: Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 5:52 am


The Marion County Fair as well as the ISU Extension Office of Marion County are asking the public for donations.

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Second Reformed Church to Give Free Lunch to All Children This Summer

Posted: Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 5:51 am

Second Reformed Church in Pella is once again providing free meals to kids over the summer.

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With School Out for the Summer, Pella Police Departments Reminds Residents to Use Extra Caution

Posted: Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 5:51 am

Classes will dismiss today for Pella and Pella Christian students, and the Pella Police Department is reminding citizens to use extra caution when driving through the community during the summer months.

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Florida Woman Arrested on Multiple Charges Following Pursuit in Pella

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 10:00 pm

A Florida resident visiting Pella faces multiple charges stemming from an incident occurring at the Oskaloosa Street Branch of Pella’s Midwest One Bank Thursday.

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Arkansas Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Sexual Exploitation of a Knoxville Minor

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 2:21 pm


An Arkansas man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexual exploitation of a minor.

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IN DEPTH: Changes at Bos Landen

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

There’s been some changes at a local golf club. What should we know? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jay Davis, with Bos Landen Golf Club, Pella.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Latest

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses the final school board meeting of the 2016-17 academic year.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Protect Your Melon and Summer Reading in Pleasantville

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Joellen Collins, Library Director for Webb Shadle Memorial Library in Pleasantville as well as Representative Greg Heartsill about the Protect Your Melon bike safety event and summer reading program in Pleasantville on Friday.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 5-25-17

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 11:25 am

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Central College Graduate Appointed as Acting Lt. Governor

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 10:17 am

Just one day after she was sworn in as Iowa’s 43rd Governor, Kim Reynolds is naming a Central College graduate to be her Acting Lt. Governor.

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Flags Raised in Honor of Memorial Day

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 9:58 am


Members of the American Legion, VFW, Boy and Girl Scouts of America, and other members of the community took part in a memorial day flag raising at Graceland Cemetery in Knoxville Thursday morning.

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Clerk of District Court Offices Closed Friday

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 8:17 am


Due to state budget cuts, all of Iowa’s judicial branch offices are closed Friday.

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“Rescue Task Force” Training in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 6:41 am

Local law enforcement as well as fire and EMS agencies will be participating in “Rescue Task Force” training from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting today and running through Friday, May 26th.

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