Today’s Local News

Summer Lunch Program Meeting Set For Thursday

Posted: Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 5:54 am

A meeting to discuss the summer lunch program will be on Thursday, February 23rd at 6:30 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Knoxville.

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PACE Alliance Hosting Annual Membership Meeting Friday

Posted: Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 5:53 am

The Pella Area Community and Economic (PACE) Alliance is hosting their annual membership meeting this week.

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State Wrestling Tournament a Success for Area Wrestlers

Posted: Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 5:52 am

The 2017 Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament was a success for some area high school wrestlers.

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PCM Girls Heading to State; Playoffs Continue This Week

Posted: Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 5:51 am

The first area basketball team has made their trip to Wells Fargo Arena official.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 2-19-17

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 8:53 am

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Legislators to Focus More on Committee Bills Now That Many Big Issues Resolved

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Local representatives expect attention to be focused on committee-related bills now that big-ticket issues have been resolved.

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County Attorney to Make Decision on Fatal Crash at Pella Walmart Soon

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 5:57 am

The decision as to whether or not there will be criminal charges filed in the crash that killed three people and injured two at the Pella Walmart on December 1, 2016 may be made public by March 1.

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Knoxville Heritage Community Foundation Taking Grant Applications

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 5:56 am

The Knoxville Heritage Community Foundation is taking grant applications from groups in Knoxville that are looking to improve the city with small projects.

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City of Pella Beds Not Seeing Tulips Above Ground Yet

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 5:55 am

Many residents in Pella are anxiously awaiting news about their favorite flowers.

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Spring Workshops Coming to the ISU Extension Office

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 5:54 am

The ISU Extension Office of Marion County will conduct spring workshops beginning February 23rd.

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Iowa Legislature Approves Restrictions on Collective Bargaining

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 5:53 am

After overnight debate in the Iowa Senate and in the face of protesting workers and Democrats, a bill reducing what public employees can bargain for at contract time has passed votes in both the Iowa House and Senate.

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Thirteen Area Wrestlers Finish Final Day of State Wrestling

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 5:52 am

The 2017 Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament came to an end Saturday Night.

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PCM Girls to State; More Basketball Playoffs This Week

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 5:51 am

The first area basketball team has made their trip to Wells Fargo Arena official.

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Burn Ban in Effect

Posted: Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 4:22 pm

A burn ban is now in effect for Marion County for the rest of the day.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 2-18-17

Posted: Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 8:21 am

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Legislation Changes Give Locals a Chance to Decide What Matters Most According to Sinclair

Posted: Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 6:00 am

State Senator Amy Sinclair tells KNIA/KRLS News she believes the changes in collective bargaining law gives locals a chance to decide on what matters most when it comes to their local school districts.

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PACE Alliance Hosts Legislative Forum

Posted: Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 5:59 am

The Pella Area Community and Economic (PACE) Alliance hosted local legislators for a forum with business leaders Friday.

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Area Educators Concerned with New Collective Bargaining Legislation

Posted: Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 5:58 am

Across the state local teachers are reacting to the new collective bargaining changes state lawmakers approved on Thursday.

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Spring-Like Blast Shatters Previous Record High Friday

Posted: Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 5:57 am

A long standing temperature record has been broken Friday in Marion County.

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It’s Never Too Late to get a Flu Shot

Posted: Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 5:56 am

February has seen a rise in flu cases across the state with over 200 schools reporting a 10% absentee rate and the influenza death toll in Iowa is now at 25 deaths since October 2016.

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