Today’s Local News

Coaches vs. Cancer Has Already Raised $10,000

Posted: Friday, January 20th, 2017 at 5:56 am

Knoxville’s Coaches Versus Cancer has already ready received a total of $10,000 in cash donations ahead of tomorrow’s day of fundraising activities.

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Second Reformed Church Features Residents Sharing Stories

Posted: Friday, January 20th, 2017 at 5:55 am

Over 60 people gathered at Second Reformed Church in Pella Thursday to build community in the winter by sharing the stories of residents.

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Former Congressman Boswell will Attend 20th Anniversary of Habitat For Humanity of Marion County

Posted: Friday, January 20th, 2017 at 5:54 am

Habitat for Humanity of Marion County is celebrating it’s 20th anniversary next month.

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Marion County Republicans Gather to Honor Law Enforcement

Posted: Friday, January 20th, 2017 at 5:53 am

The Marion County Republican Central Committee honored local law enforcement departments last night.

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Knoxville Hospital and Clinics Partnering with Iowa Hospital Association for Mental Health Advocacy

Posted: Friday, January 20th, 2017 at 5:52 am

Knoxville Hospital and Clinics tells KNIA/KRLS News more than 120,000 Iowans live with serious mental health issues and 80,000 Iowa youth cope with severe emotional disorders, but despite those numbers Iowa has fewer psychiatric beds and mental health professionals than nearly every state in the nation.

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MLK Day Observed Thursday at Central College

Posted: Friday, January 20th, 2017 at 5:51 am

Central College honored Martin Luther King Jr. Day with service and arts events yesterday.

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Corps to Host Several Public Open House Events for Des Moines River Water Control Plan Update

Posted: Friday, January 20th, 2017 at 5:51 am

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District is hosting four public open house events to seek input on updating the Des Moines River Regulation Manual, which includes the Water Control Manual for Red Rock Lake.

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Iowans Head East for Trump Inauguration

Posted: Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 9:25 pm

Many Iowans have made the trek east to watch Donald Trump become the 45th President of the United States.

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More Dense Fog Expected Overnight

Posted: Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 3:50 pm

More fog is in the forecast through tomorrow morning.

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IN DEPTH: Senator Chuck Grassley

Posted: Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What does one U.S. Senator think about the upcoming inauguration, the Supreme Court vacancy, a new Secretary of Agriculture, President-elect Donald Trump’s tweets, and more.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Senator Chuck Grassley, from New Hartford.

Let’s Talk Knoxville- Curt Froyen- 2017 Knoxville Panther Scholarship Foundation

Posted: Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Knoxville Panther Scholarship Foundation Board President Curt Froyen discusses the reason for the scholarships and talks about how any Knoxville High School Graduate will receive one if they apply.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Latest

Posted: Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini discusses upcoming budget priorities and an agreement with Marion County to resurface Old Highway 163.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report 01-19-17

Posted: Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 42 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TWO MOTORIST ASSISTS, EIGHTEEN ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, ONE RESCUE, FOUR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS, TWO RETURN PHONE CALLS, ONE DEER CALL, ONE SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY, FOUR TRANSPORTS, ONE WELFARE CHECK, ONE DOMESTIC, ONE BURGLARY, ONE FOUND PROPERTY, ONE VIOLATION OF COURT ORDER, ONE ANIMAL NEGLECT, ONE JUVENILE ISSUE, ONE FOLLOW UP, AND ONE COMPLIANCE CHECK. IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 127 CALLS INCLUDING 11 911 CALLS. THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 44 SUBJECTS.

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Mahaska County Board of Supervisors Vote to Leave Regional Airport Agreement

Posted: Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 6:01 am

The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors voted to remove themselves from a 28E Agreement between the City of Pella and City of Oskaloosa to build a new regional airport.

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Marion County Board of Supervisors Starting Budget Meetings Today

Posted: Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 6:00 am

The Marion County Board of Supervisors is holding special sessions the next few days in order to plan the 2017-18 budget.

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Proposed Knoxville Budget Keeps Departments Operating and Works Towards Long Term Goals

Posted: Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 5:58 am

Knoxville City Manager Aaron Adams says the city budget remains mostly unchanged year to year as the operating budgets of city departments that make up the bulk of city spending require few adjustments over time.

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Pella City Council Discusses Budget Priorities

Posted: Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 5:57 am

At policy and planning following regular business Tuesday, the Pella City Council went over their upcoming fiscal year budget and long-term capital improvement plans.

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Knoxville Cancer Relay Funds Will Be Added to the Coaches Versus Cancer Total Saturday

Posted: Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 5:56 am

Money raised in October’s Knoxville Cancer Relay will be presented to Coach Jim Uitermarkt to contribute to the total for Coaches Versus Cancer.

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Second Reformed Church to Share Stories of Residents Tonight

Posted: Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 5:55 am

Second Reformed Church in Pella is aiming to build community in the winter by sharing the stories of residents.

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Melcher-Dallas Comprehensive Plan Meeting Covers Economic Development Tonight

Posted: Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 5:54 am

Melcher-Dallas is continuing their comprehensive plan development in cooperation with the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization.

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