Today’s Local News

Homestead in Knoxville Donates to Helping Hands for Thanksgiving

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 5:00 am

More donors have answered the call to provide an entree for Thanksgiving baskets at Helping Hands…including the people at Homestead.

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Law Enforcement Begin sTEP Enforcement Wave

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 4:59 am

Additional law enforcement will be on the roads over the next week as part of the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau’s sTEP enforcement wave.

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KNIA Indianola Office Nearing Completion

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 4:58 am

New window signs have been added to the new KNIA studio in Indianola located at 100 E Ashland St. on the downtown square.

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Knoxville Holiday Charity Getting More Applications

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 4:57 am

One holiday charity effort has seen a last-minute surge of applicants for their assistance come Christmas time; right now they can meet the needs of those who are looking for help, but can always use more people willing to give.

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Vermeer’s Teri Vos to Continue on State STEM Advisory Council

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 4:56 am

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced appointments to Iowa’s boards and commissions this week.

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Indianola Businesses Preparing for Small Business Saturday

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 4:55 am

Shop Local Small Business Saturday is one week from today, with the Indianola Chamber of Commerce urging residents to stay home in Indianola to do their holiday shopping.

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Festival of Trees This Weekend in Knoxville at Marion County Park

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 4:54 am

The Marion County Historical Village will be hosting its annual Festival of Trees this weekend, and an opportunity to take a trip back in time and celebrate Christmas the old-fashioned way.

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Central College Presents Holiday Entertainment

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 4:53 am


Central College’s theatre and music departments will present holiday themed entertainment.

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Thanksgiving Brings High Traffic Volumes on Area Roads

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 4:52 am

According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the most traveled holiday period of the year is Thanksgiving weekend, and DUI arrests are at their highest between Thanksgiving and the end of New Year’s weekend.

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Woman Receives Probation in Knoxville Marijuana Case

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 4:51 am

A woman has been sentenced in Marion County to three years’ probation after pleading guilty to selling marijuana to an undercover police officer.

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Pella Food Shelf Providing 200 Families Thanksgiving Dinner

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 4:50 am


Those needing help with thanksgiving dinner are receiving help from the Pella Community Food Shelf.

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Indianola Parks and Rec Hosting Indoor Play Dates

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 4:49 am

During the winter months, Indianola Parks and Rec will have an opportunity for young kids to get out of the house with indoor play dates.

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DMACC Office at Knoxville City Hall Available for FAFSA Assistance

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 4:48 am

Even as the holiday season approaches, high school seniors and other eligible students are thinking about next fall and getting the financial aid they’ll need.

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City of Indianola Brush Facility Closing Sunday

Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 4:46 am

The City of Indianola’s brush facility/hazardous waste collection and disposal site will close after tomorrow, before opening back up in April.

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Domination! Mustangs Finish Perfect Season with 2A State Football Championship

Posted: Friday, November 16th, 2018 at 5:45 pm

PCM finished a perfect season with a 28-7 state championship win in dominating fashion, as heard live on KNIA.

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20th Pl. Reopens to Two-Way Traffic

Posted: Friday, November 16th, 2018 at 2:19 pm

20th Pl is now open again to two-way traffic, with no restrictions.

IN DEPTH: MIDAMERICAN as heard on AM 1320/FM 95.4/94.3 KNIA and 92.1 KRLS

Posted: Friday, November 16th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Midamerican Energy has a new project in Knoxville. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Geoff Greenwood with Midamerican Energy.

Let’s Talk Indianola – Brian Estes on Sluggers

Posted: Friday, November 16th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Indianola, we talk with the owner of Indianola’s newest business “Sluggers” as heard live on AM 1320/ FM 95.3/ FM 94.3 KNIA.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Community Food Shelf and KNIA/KRLS Holiday Food Drive

Posted: Friday, November 16th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Executive Director of the Pella Community Food Shelf Melissa Zula discusses the needs of the organization during the winter, and their partnership with the Pella Hy-Vee and KNIA/KRLS for the annual food drive, as heard live on 92.1 KRLS.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Hospital Evacuation Drill

Posted: Friday, November 16th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s edition of Let’s Talk Knoxville, we meet with Katrina Nelson from Knoxville Hospital and Clinics to discuss this week’s evacuation drill at the hospital…as heard on AM 1320/FM 94.3/FM 95.3 KNIA.