Today’s Local News

Let’s Talk Knoxville- Superintendent Cassi Pearson- School Board

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Knoxville Schools Superintendent Cassi Pearson talks about the legislative agenda for the Iowa Association of School Boards.

Outdoor Warning System Test Today

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 7:11 am

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office will be testing the outdoor warning system this morning at 10. The test will cover all of Marion County, with the exception of Pella. The one to count on for today’s news and information, is KNIA/KRLS.

Marion County Supervisors Meet with Architect to Discuss Possible Construction

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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The Marion County Board of Supervisors met with an architect from Neumann-Monson of Des Moines Tuesday to discuss possible county projects aimed at alleviating some of the overcrowding of offices in the Courthouse and increasing ADA access by reworking the south entrance.

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Pella Police Taking Citizen’s Academy Sign Ups for Fall Session

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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The Pella Police Department has a session coming up for the citizen’s police academy.

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Story Board Artist Visits Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 5:58 am

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Hollywood storyboard artist, Adam Van Wyk, a native of Pella, spoke about his work on “The Secret Life of Pets” and other animation at the Grand Theater Tuesday.

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Pella Historical Scholte Fun Day Scheduled Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 5:57 am

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Kids in Pella can get an in-depth look into the city’s founding family.

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Meeting to Discuss Marion County Public Transit

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 5:56 am

A public meeting focused on the public transit needs of Marion County is being held today.

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Union Street Players Preparing for Winter Production of The Christmas Post

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 5:55 am

Audition dates have been announced for Union Street Players’ winter production of The Christmas Post.

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Wheels and Wings Ride to Honor Harsin

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 5:54 am

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Motorcycles and other vehicles will ride in remembrance of Clayton Harsin early next month.

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Retired Music Directors to Perform at Central College Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 5:53 am

A special musical performance will be held at Central College.

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Back to School Event Offers Free School Supplies in Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 5:52 am

A back to school event offering free school supplies for students up to 8th grade will be held in Knoxville Thursday.

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Pella Baseball Team Advances to State Semifinals After Win Tuesday Night

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 5:51 am

The Pella Baseball team has advanced to the state baseball semifinals for the 2nd year in a row after defeating Humboldt 6-0 last night as heard live on 92.1 KRLS.

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IN DEPTH: Farmland Leasing

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

With crop prices down, what do farmers and landowners need to know about farmland leasing?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Steve Johnson, with the ISU Extension Office.

Let’s Talk Knoxville- Curt Schwanebeck- Iowan of the Day

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we talk with Curt Schwanebeck, recently chosen to be honored as Iowan of the Day at the Iowa State Fair.

Let’s Talk Pella – Chamber of Commerce Update

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Executive Director Karen Eischen discusses a busy week for the Pella Chamber.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report 07-26-16

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 25 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ONE HARASSMENT, FIVE MOTORIST ASSISTS, ONE WANTED PERSON, TWO ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, ONE FRAUD, TWO FOLLOW UPS, TWO RETURN PHONE CALLS, ONE RECKLESS DRIVER, TWO CIVIL ISSUES, ONE REPORT OF DEBRIS IN THE ROADWAY, ONE SUSPICIOUS PERSON, ONE ATTEMPT TO LOCATE, ONE BURGLARY, ONE ESCORT, ONE RESCUE, ONE ACCIDENT, AND ONE SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE. IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 74 CALLS INCLUDING 8 911 CALLS.THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 46 SUBJECTS.

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Des Moines Woman Arrested for Forgery and Identity Theft

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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A Des Moines woman, a former resident of Knoxville, has been arrested for allegedly writing a bad check at the Marion County Bank in Pella.

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Lincoln Elementary Project to Come to Finish Soon

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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Lincoln Elementary will be near 100% complete when students return this fall.

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Heartsill Encouraged by Republican Convention

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 5:58 am

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Representative Greg Heartsill has returned to Iowa after serving as a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

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Registration Continues as School Start Draws Closer

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 5:57 am

Online registration for the 2016-17 continues in the Pella and Knoxville Community School Districts.

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