Today’s Local News

Pella Christian High School Presenting Spring Comedy This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at 5:53 am

Pella Christian theater students are bringing a comedy to the Vermeer Auditorium this weekend.

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Twin Cedars to Hold Kindergarten Round-Up

Posted: Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at 5:52 am

Twin Cedars School District will hold Kindergarten Round-Up Friday, April 28th at the Twin Cedars Elementary School.

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Prins Family Funds Endowed Scholarship at Central College

Posted: Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at 5:51 am

Central alumni Dr. David and Gloria Prins and Joyce Prins Schneider have established an endowed scholarship in honor of their parents, Tunis and Harriet Prins.

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IN DEPTH: Pella Fire and the Fight for Air Climb

Posted: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A local fire department needs our help raising funds for research into lung disease. Why are they doing it?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Doug Van Gorkom, Chief, Jason Schroeder and Jeremy Scott with the Pella Fire Department.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – City Council Recap

Posted: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Knoxville City Manager Aaron Adams about Monday nights city council meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – Secretary of Agriculture Visits Pella

Posted: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey discusses his visit to Ulrich Meat Market Monday and the latest legislative issues surrouding the ag industry.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 3-22-17

Posted: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 8:54 am

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Knoxville Man Files Lawsuit Against Two Former Des Moines Police Officers

Posted: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 6:00 am

Kyle Weldon of Knoxville has filed a lawsuit accusing two former Des Moines police officers of planting narcotics in an evidence bag following his arrest in 2015.

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Pella City Council Reviews City Funding of PACE Alliance

Posted: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 5:59 am

The Pella City Council approved a budget allocation to the Pella Area and Community Economic Alliance at their meeting Tuesday.

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Knoxville City Council Finds a Way to Fund 2017 Fireworks

Posted: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 5:58 am

With the absence of budget money set aside for the 2017 fireworks display, the Knoxville City Council had to find other options to help fund the 4th of July tradition.

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Spring Tornado Drill Set for March 29

Posted: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 5:57 am

National Weather Service radar at 7:30 p.m. on 3-7-17

The annual spring statewide tornado drill is scheduled to take place in one week.

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Chamber of Commerce Holds Another Successful Business After Hours

Posted: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 5:56 am

The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce held another a business after hours Tuesday evening.

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Tulip Queen and Royal Court Present Annual Program at Pella Community Center

Posted: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 5:55 am

The Tulip Queen and Royal Court held their first public performance of the spring at the Pella Community Center last night.

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Knoxville Hy-Vee Hosts Kids in the Kitchen

Posted: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 5:54 am


The Knoxville Hy-Vee hosted local children and parents Tuesday evening as the store conducted their Kids In The Kitchen event.

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City of Pella to Hold Building Inspection Process Informational Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 5:53 am

An informational meeting will be hosted by the City of Pella’s Planning and Zoning staff at 6:30 p.m. Thursday to explain changes to the building inspection process.

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The Knoxville Area Community Theater to Hold Auditions

Posted: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 5:52 am

The Knoxville Area Community Theatre is holding auditions for the upcoming comedy play, “Arsenic and Old Lace,” by Joseph Kesselring.

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Central College to Remember MLK Jr.’s Visit to Campus Today

Posted: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 5:51 am

Central College is dedicating a new display commemorating Martin Luther King Jr’s visit to campus.

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IN DEPTH: Bluegrass Concerts coming to Knoxville

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Two bluegrass concerts are coming to Marion County. Why does bluegrass matter, and what accounts for its continued popularity?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Lori King, with the Bluegrass Music Association of Iowa, from Drakesville.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Senator Sinclair Legislation Update

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak to Senator Amy Sinclair to discuss all the legislation she has been working on during the past week.

Let’s Talk Pella – Tulip Queen and Court Kick Off Spring

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Queen Halle Van Vark and attendants Jennifer Van Haaften, Jessa Bokhoven, Hannah Emmert, and Sophia Steenhoek, as well as Tulip Court “Mom” Carol Verhey discuss the kickoff to their annual performance season showcasing Pella throughout the state. Their first public performance is tonight at 7 p.m. in the Pella Community Center.