Today’s Local News

25th Annual Family Fun Fair Tomorrow Morning at Auld Park

Posted: Friday, June 22nd, 2018 at 4:54 am

The 25th annual Family Fun Fair will take place tomorrow morning at Auld Park, organized by the Knoxville Noon Kiwanis and other community partners.

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Pella Historical and Pella Library Welcome State Historical Museum of Iowa’s Mobile Museum

Posted: Friday, June 22nd, 2018 at 4:53 am

The State Historical Society of Iowa’s “Iowa History 101” mobile museum is coming to Pella. The Pella Public Library is hosting the exhibit June 28th through the 30th in their parking lot.

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Coal Miner’s Day Celebrations Begin Tonight

Posted: Friday, June 22nd, 2018 at 4:52 am

The 2018 Coal Miner’s Day celebration begins tonight in Melcher-Dallas.

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Pella Christian Registration to be Held in July

Posted: Friday, June 22nd, 2018 at 4:51 am


Pella Christian Schools will be holding registration for their 2018/2019 school year in July.

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No Ruling Made for Change of Venue Motion in Jason Carter Murder Trial

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 4:43 pm

A change of venue hearing for the Jason Carter murder trial took place Thursday afternoon, with no action taken as of yet by Judge Brad McCall.

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Swimming Lines and Buoys Removed Due to Rising Lake Red Rock Levels

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 4:07 pm

Due to rising lake levels the swimming lines and buoys have been removed from Whitebreast Beach and North Overlook Beach. There will not be day use fees charged at these areas.

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IN DEPTH: Summer Reading for Kids

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 2:00 pm

It’s a great day to read a book. Especially if you’re a kid. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Katie Dreyer, Youth Services Librarian at the Pella Public Library.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Latest

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini provides an update from this week’s Pella City Council meeting.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Michael Braman about Ruck for Vets

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, we talk with Knoxville VFW 3519 Senior Vice Commander Michael Braman about organizing the Ruck for Vets event.

Truck vs. Bicycle Collision in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 10:55 am


A pickup truck struck a bicyclist at approximately 10:15 a.m at the intersection of West Jones and North McKinley streets in Knoxville.

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Pella Firefighters Battle Early Morning Fire on Washington Street

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 5:02 am

Pella firefighters fought flames and smoke at 1006 Washington Street early Thursday morning.

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Jason Carter Criminal Trial Change of Venue Motion to be Heard Today

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 5:00 am


The Change of Venue motion filed by the defense in the Jason Carter murder trial will be heard today at the Marion County Courthouse.

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Severe Thunderstorm Drops Heavy Rain in County

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 4:59 am

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for both Pella and Knoxville Thursday afternoon.

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Governor Candidate Fred Hubbell Makes Campaign Stop in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 4:58 am

Democratic Party candidate for Governor Fred Hubbell made a campaign stop at Corigliano’s Pizza in Knoxville yesterday, joined alongside running mate State Senator Rita Hart and House District 28 candidate Ann Fields.

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Pella City Council Approves Engineering Services Contract for Asphalt Overlay

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 4:57 am

Numerous streets in Pella will be resurfaced with asphalt late this summer into the fall.

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Wheels and Wings Garage Sale Fundraiser Starts Today

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 4:56 am

The 2nd annual Wheels and Wings Garage Sale Fundraiser starts today, raising money for the 3rd annual Wheels and Wings Memorial Ride in Honor of Clayton Harsin.

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Thursdays in Pella Features STEM Festival This Evening

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 4:55 am


The theme for this week’s Thursdays in Pella is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

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2018 10k Ruck for Vets Scheduled for August

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 4:54 am

Preparations for the 2018 10K Ruck for Vets event hosted by the Knoxville VFW are well underway.

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Second Annual Ride 4 Life Benefits Pathways of Pella

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 4:53 am

Pathways of Pella is holding the second annual Ride 4 Life this Saturday.

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Iowa Supreme Court Rules on Case Heard in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 4:52 am

The Iowa Supreme Court has ruled on the case heard at the Knoxville Performing Arts Center in April, Alan Andersen, et al. v. Sohit Khanna, et al, and vacated the appeals court decision in favor of the defendant, Dr. Khanna.

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