Today’s Local News

Three Pella Residents Face Felony Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 5:53 am

Sarah Ferguson, Kristen Wares Scott, and Dustin Vos

Sarah Ferguson, Kristin Wares Scott, and Dustin Vos

Three Pella residents face felony drug charges after they were stopped by police along Highway 163 on Monday.

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KCSD Assessment Data Showing Improvement

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 5:52 am

The Knoxville School Board got a chance to review data from the past year about how students are performing in the school system and the results were encouraging.

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Governor Branstad Recognizes Central College’s Volunteering Efforts

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 5:51 am

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Governor Terry Branstad was in Pella Thursday to recognize Central College for their volunteering efforts.

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Aug 29th Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2015 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 149 CALLS INCLUDING 15 911 CALLS.

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Flood Warning Issued Along South Skunk River

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2015 at 7:54 am

Radar Estimated Rain on 8-28-15

Radar Estimated Rain on 8-28-15

Torrential downpours along the Skunk River Basin on Friday have prompted flood warnings from Ames to northeast of Pella.

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Melcher-Dallas Duo Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Assault Charges

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2015 at 6:00 am

Travis Branson & Michael Johnson

Two Melcher-Dallas men accused of injuring another man in a bar fight have pled not guilty to felony charges against them.

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Pick-Up and Drop Off Lanes Improving Traffic Flow at Pella Schools

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2015 at 5:59 am

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Parents have been picking up and dropping off kids at newly installed traffic lanes in the Pella School District.

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Support Group Started in Knoxville for Parents of Children with Mental Health Conditions

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2015 at 5:58 am

A support group for parents of children with mental health conditions is now available in Knoxville.

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Local 4H Kids Haul in Blue Ribbons at 2015 Iowa State Fair

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2015 at 5:57 am

Marion County 4H

Judging results are in for local 4H kids at the 2015 Iowa State Fair.

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Marion County Public Health, Knoxville Public Library Teaming Up for Pajama Party

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2015 at 5:56 am

A pajama party will be held at the Knoxville Public Library, courtesy of Marion County Public Health.

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Pella Public Library Introduces Digital Collections Website

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2015 at 5:55 am

Pella Library in 1908. The photo  is available on the new website.

Pella Library in 1908. The photo is available on the new website.

The Pella Public Library has a new way to view Pella’s history after creating a digital collections web site.

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Marion County Democrats Annual Picnic, Pie Auction Set for Next Month

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2015 at 5:54 am

The annual picnic and pie auction for the Marion County Democrats has been scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 13th.

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Pella Chamber’s Annual Golf Outing Set for September

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2015 at 5:53 am

The Pella Chamber of Commerce is holding their annual golf outing on Friday, September 11th at Bos Landen Golf Course.

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Ernst Rep to Hold Traveling Office Hours in Knoxville Thursday

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2015 at 5:52 am

Senator Joni Ernst will have a representative in Knoxville next week available to the public.

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KNIA/KRLS Sports to Broadcast Simpson College Football This Fall

Posted: Saturday, August 29th, 2015 at 5:51 am

KNIA/KRLS begins college football coverage in one week.

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IN DEPTH: Back to School 5

Posted: Friday, August 28th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

What are some of the emotional challenges our children face in school, and how can we help? In the fifth part of a five part special in depth series…

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Sheryl Garland, with Integrative Counseling Solutions, Knoxville.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Driving Hazards During Crop Season

Posted: Friday, August 28th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Today on Knoxville Farm and Homes Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by Marion County Sheriff Jason Sandholdt to talk about the precautions drivers should take during the crop season.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Football Friday Nights Begin

Posted: Friday, August 28th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

KNIA/KRLS Sales Manager Trevor Castle previews tonight’s high school football coverage, and talks about a pair of new schools added to this year’s fall sports’ coverage.

Parking Restrictions at VA for “Save the Cross” Rally in Knoxville

Posted: Friday, August 28th, 2015 at 11:29 am

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The Knoxville Police Department wants the public to know that parking on VA property for Sunday’s “Save the Cross” rally at the Freedom Rock will be prohibited.

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Aug 28th Knoxville PD Report

Posted: Friday, August 28th, 2015 at 8:30 am

The following criminal, traffic or civil charges are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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