Today’s Local News

Central College’s Boardwalk House Gets New Home

Posted: Sunday, August 12th, 2018 at 4:55 am

A historic home on the Central College campus will soon be traveling to a new location.

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Board of Supervisors to Discuss Continuity Planning

Posted: Sunday, August 12th, 2018 at 4:54 am

The Marion County Board of Supervisors meets in regular session Tuesday.

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Pella High Alum Transforming Plastic Waste from the Ocean into Prosthetics

Posted: Sunday, August 12th, 2018 at 4:53 am

A Pella alum has been working to take recycled plastic cleaned from the ocean and turn it into 3D printable material.

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Central College Holds Open House for Douwstra Auditorium

Posted: Sunday, August 12th, 2018 at 4:51 am

Central College highlighted the changes to Douwstra Auditorium at an open house Tuesday.

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58th Annual Knoxville Nationals Champion is Crowned

Posted: Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at 11:30 pm

Photo of Driver Introductions by Knoxville Raceway

Brad Sweet has won the 58th Annual 5-Hour Energy Knoxville Nationals, presented by Casey’s General Store.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report 8-11-18

Posted: Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at 12:00 pm

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 47 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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Knoxville Locals and Visitors Enjoy 2018 Knoxville Nationals Parade

Posted: Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at 11:47 am

Knoxville residents and area visitors lined the streets of Knoxville this morning for the 58th Annual Knoxville Nationals Parade.

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Four Drivers Take Advantage of Last Chance Qualifying to Make Nationals Championship Race

Posted: Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at 5:00 am

Logan Schuchart, Brian Brown, Paul McMahan, and Matt Juhl locked in their spots in tonight’s A-Main after taking the top four spots in last nights FVP Preliminary Night qualifying race, while Dominic Scelzi won the World Challenge and locked himself into the A-Main as well.

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Drought Spreading in Marion County, Central Iowa

Posted: Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at 4:59 am

Drought is beginning to spread again in south central Iowa.

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Knoxville Nationals Parade Today

Posted: Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at 4:58 am

The Knoxville Nationals Parade takes place this morning, sponsored by the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce and McKay Insurance.

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Trial for Pella Man Facing Drug, Gun-Related Felonies Begins Monday

Posted: Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at 4:57 am

A jury trial of a man connected to two incidents in the spring of 2017 at his rural Pella home begins Monday.

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Drug Charges Lead to Suspended Sentence for Knoxville Woman

Posted: Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at 4:56 am

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A Knoxville woman was given a five year suspended sentence Thursday stemming from a drug arrest in February.

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PACE Alliance Hosting Annual Golf Outing on August 24th

Posted: Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at 4:55 am

The Pella Area Community and Economic Alliance is hosting their annual golf outing on Friday, August 24th.

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Nearwood Winery Moving to New Location

Posted: Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at 4:54 am

Nearwood Winery is closing their tasting room location on the downtown square tomorrow, in order to relocate to their newly constructed facility on Highway 14.

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Pella Library Hosting Sensory Event Monday Night

Posted: Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at 4:53 am

The Pella Public Library is hosting a program called The Foundations of Reading and Writing: Reflex Integration and Sensory Processing.

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Representative for Congressman Dave Loebsack to Hold Marion County Office Hours

Posted: Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at 4:52 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a representative at the Marion County Courthouse for open office hours Wednesday.

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Additional Hand Surgeon Joins Medical Staff at Pella Regional

Posted: Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at 4:51 am


Michael Gainer, MD, Orthopedic Hand Surgeon, is now practicing in the Orthopedic Center at 500 Jefferson St.

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IN DEPTH: David and Mack Mills from Warrnambool, Australia

Posted: Friday, August 10th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

A representative from Knoxville’s sister city, Warrnambool, Australia would like to invite us to come for a visit down under.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with David Mills, General Manager of the Premier Speedway, Warrnambool, Australia, and his son Mack.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Youth Coalition Parents

Posted: Friday, August 10th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

John Amelse and Sue Huisman with the Pella Youth Coalition discuss why they joined the group aiming to stop drug and alcohol abuse by all teenagers.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Tony Stewart, Kyle Larson, and Gary Scelzi on the WELD Racing Go-Kart Spectacular and the Knoxville Nationals

Posted: Friday, August 10th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, we talk with Tony Stewart, Kyle Larson, and Gary Scelzi on the WELD Racing Go-Kart Spectacular and the Knoxville Nationals