Today’s Local News

Pella Man Arrested for Firing at Fishermen

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 6:00 am

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On Thursday, deputies with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call along the Des Moines River and arrested a man for firing at fishermen with a shotgun and possession of methamphetamine.

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Area Law Enforcement Encourages Safer Driving During Busy Time

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 5:59 am

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Area law enforcement encourages safe driving through Memorial Day as many cars get on the roadways.

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National Sprint Car Hall of Fame Inductees an Exclusive Group

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 5:58 am

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Director Bob Baker tells KNIA/KRLS News the Hall of Fame is difficult to get into and for good reason.

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Tour de Toren Raising Funds Today for Bethany Christian Services

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 5:57 am

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Those walking by the Tulip Toren in downtown Pella today may notice a group of bike riders hard at work racking up miles.

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Local Athletes Competing in Track Finals Today

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 5:56 am

Dozens of local track and field athletes will wrap up the 2016 season on the final day of the state track meet in Des Moines today.

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Pella Christian’s Theatre Troupe to Give One Final Performance as Unit in June

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 5:55 am

A talented group of theater students will end their high school careers together on stage at a special awards performance next month.

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Marion County Law Enforcement Encourages Memorial Weekend Safety

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 5:54 am

Sheriff Jason Sandholdt encourages those traveling in Marion County for Memorial Day to keep safety in mind.

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Pella High Talented and Gifted Students to Research Butterfly Migration Patterns

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 5:53 am

A pair of Pella High School’s talented and gifted students have been working on a project to better understand the migration patterns of an important and beautiful critter.

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Freedom for Youth Open House

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 5:52 am

Freedom for Youth Ministries, a Christian non-profit assisting youth grades K-12, is hosting an open house Monday and will be starting programs in Knoxville the first full week of June.

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Pella Christian Students to Graduate Tonight

Posted: Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 5:51 am

Pella Christian High School seniors will receive their diplomas tonight at the commencement ceremony.

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IN DEPTH: Senator Joni Ernst

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

What does one Iowa Senator think about being considered as a possible Vice-Presidential nominee, and more?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Senator Joni Ernst, from Red Oak.

Let’s Talk Pella – Butterfly Waystation at Pella High School

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Senior Jack Sytsma and Freshman Kaylin Vos helped discuss a milkweed garden project at Pella High to act as Monarch butterfly waystation.

Let’s Talk Knoxville- EMS Week- Knoxville Fire Chief Jim Mitchell and Deputy Chief Greg Higginbotham

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Fire Chief Jim Mitchell and Deputy Chief Greg Higginbotham share their thoughts about Emergency Medical Services Week.

Pella’s First State Champion of 2016

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 12:22 pm

Chase Van Sant of Pella has won the 3A Long Jump State Championship with a leap of 22 feet and one half-inch.

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Pella Man Arrested for Firing Shotgun at Fisherman

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 12:10 pm

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On Thursday, deputies with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call along the Des Moines River and arrested a man for firing at fishermen with a shotgun and possession of methamphetamine.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report 05-20-16

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST 24 HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED 100 CALLS AND 11 911 CALLS. IN THE PAST TWENTY–FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 18 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCUDING: ONE ESCORT, ONE REPORT OF A PERSON WITH A GUN, NINE PAPER SERVICES, ONE VICIOUS DOG, TWO RECKLESS DRIVERS, ONE REPORT OF RECOVERED STOLEN PROPERTY, AND THREE OTHER CALLS FOR SERVICE. THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 42 SUBJECTS.

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Lt. Derby Committed to Knoxville

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 6:00 am

Newly promoted Knoxville Police Lieutenant Corey Derby tells KNIA/KRLS News that he is fully committed to Knoxville.

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Pella Juvenile Charged with 1st Degree Arson After Incident at Pella Middle School Last Week

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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A juvenile faces a felony charge for starting a fire at Pella Middle School last week.

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Emergency Services Week

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 5:58 am

This week is National Emergency Services Week.

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Casey’s Determining How to Proceed After Site Plan Proposal Failed This Week

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 5:57 am

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Casey’s General Store is now evaluating how to proceed after the Pella City Council denied their site plan request for a new store at the corner of Main and Union Streets at this week’s meeting.

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