Today’s Local News

Weiler Foundation Gives $20,000 for Melcher-Dallas Library Completion

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2016 at 5:56 am

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The Melcher-Dallas Friends of the Library have received a $20,000 dollar donation from the Weiler Foundation.

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Pella Herfst Feest Begins Today

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2016 at 5:55 am

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Herfst Feest activities begin today in downtown Pella.

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6th Annual Bucket Bash Raises $12,000 for HCI Hospice Care Services

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2016 at 5:54 am

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The Bucket Bash held in Knoxville on Sunday has announced the 6th annual event was one of their most successful.

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Marching Dutch Invitational to Feature Top High School Bands Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2016 at 5:53 am

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Some of the best bands in the state will gather at Pella High School tomorrow for the Marching Dutch Invitational.

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Hy-Vee Homecoming Tailgate Today

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2016 at 5:52 am

A tailgate event is being held today supporting the Knoxville High School Band Uniform Drive.

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Color Blast 5K Tomorrow for Organization Aiming to Improve Conditions in Haiti

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2016 at 5:51 am

Many Hands for Haiti is continuing their work overseas in one of the poorest nations in the world.

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Concrete Poured for National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Expansion

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2016 at 5:50 am

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Construction is taking its first steps at the site of the new National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Storage and stage facility north of the museum.

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Knoxville Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 8:21 pm

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The 2016 Knoxville Homecoming King and Queen have been crowned.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville- City Manager Aaron Adams- Planning and Zoning and Adjustment Boards Training

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville City Manager Aaron Adams shares about training being held to educate people about the functions of two different city boards.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Latest

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

City of Pella Finance Director Corey Goodenow discusses the latest Pella School Board meeting.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report 09-22-16

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 35 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TWO EXTRA PATROLS, ONE THEFT, THREE FOLLOW UPS, ONE ACCIDENT, SIX ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, ONE FIRE ALARM, FOUR RETURN PHONE CALLS, FOUR MOTORIST ASSIST, TWO ANIMAL CALLS, TWO SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY CALLS, ONE MUTUAL AID ASSISTS, ONE HARASSMENT, ONE RESCUE, ONE PROWLER, ONE CONTEMPT OF COURT, AND FIVE OTHER CALLS.
IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 92 CALLS INCLUDING 9 911 CALLS. THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 35 SUBJECTS.

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Knoxville Homecoming Pep Rally Tonight

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 6:00 am

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Tonight will see Panther fans, parents friends and alumni fill the seats of Ken Locke Stadium for the homecoming pep rally.

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Pella Man Accused in Church Burglaries Receives Probation

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 5:59 am

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The man responsible for several burglaries occurring this past spring at churches in Pella has received probation.

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Knoxville Raceway Already Preparing for 2017

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 5:58 am

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The Knoxville Raceway is already working to bring fun and entertainment to crowds in the 2017 season.

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Pella City Council Approves Vermeer Corporation Agreements for Electric Project

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 5:57 am

A public-private partnership has grown between the city of Pella and Vermeer Corporation to improve the area near the manufacturer.

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Knoxville Cancer Relay Kicks Off with a Party this Year

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 5:56 am

This year’s Knoxville Cancer Relay will kick off with a party at Ken Locke Stadium October 13.

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SWIM Provides Clean Water for Those in Need

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 5:55 am

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Safe Water International Ministries is aiming to provide clean drinking water all around the globe while spreading a message of faith.

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Marion County Museums to be Featured in Regional Museum Crawl

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 5:54 am

Four Marion County museums are featured in a regional museum crawl this year.

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Central College to Celebrate 100 Years with Reformed Church in America

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 5:53 am

Central College honors the 100th anniversary of its relationship with the Reformed Church in America this year, with a special celebration Friday, Sept. 30 during Homecoming’s Heritage Day.

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Tenth Annual Farm Crawl Will Showcase Local Art, Food and Crafts

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 5:52 am

It’s nearly time for the annual Farm Crawl.

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