Today’s Local News

Marion County Sheriff’s Report 8-17-18

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 12:00 pm

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 26 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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Life of Pella’s Founder Celebrated on 150th Anniversary of His Death

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 12:00 pm

The life of the founder of Pella was celebrated with a special ceremony at his gravesite.

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Knoxville Man Faces Sexual Abuse Charges

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 10:42 am

A Knoxville man faces a felony charge of sexual abuse in the second degree, along with three counts of indecent contact with a child, all aggravated misdemeanors.

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Drought Conditions Spreading in South Central Iowa

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 5:01 am

Drought continues to spread through south central Iowa.

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Sexual Abuse of a Minor Charges Filed Against Knoxville Man

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 5:00 am

A Knoxville man has been arrested on charges of sexual abuse in the third degree after having sex with a minor.

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West Elementary Students to Receive Free Breakfast and Lunch Throughout School Year

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 4:58 am

The Knoxville Community School District is taking advantage of the Community Eligibility Provision program that will provide a free breakfast and lunch to West Elementary Students.

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Local Residents to Join Governor’s Empower Rural Iowa Initiative Task Forces

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 4:57 am


Gov. Kim Reynolds announced members on the three Governor’s Empower Rural Iowa Initiative task forces on Thursday.

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Iowa State Savings Bank Customer and Community Appreciation Lunch Today

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 4:56 am

Iowa State Savings Bank is hosting their customer and community appreciation lunch today.

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Pella Officer Graduates Academy, Joins Force

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 4:55 am

Officer Hunter Boertje of the Pella Police Department has graduated from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy.

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Marion County Public Health Reminds Parents About Vaccinations

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 4:54 am

Marion County Public Health wants to remind parents to schedule the required vaccinations for their children to attend kindergarten this fall if they have not done so.

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Knights of Columbus Campaign for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 4:53 am

The Knights of Columbus in Pella kick off their 20th annual Campaign for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities tomorrow.

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Pleasantville Elementary Awarded $10,000 Grant

Posted: Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 4:52 am

Teachers from Pleasantville Elementary were recently provided with a $10,000 Prairie Meadows Betterment Grant to develop a “Makerspace.”

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IN DEPTH: Chandler Jahner with the FFA

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

A young man from Pella is playing a major role in the future of the FFA.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Chandler Jahner, South Central State Vice President of the FFA.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Holly Shelford on the Summer Reading Program

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, we talk with Holly Shelford with the Knoxville Public Library about the summer reading program.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Christian Student at Princeton Camp

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Lindsey Breon (pictured far right) attends Princeton for JSA Experience

Lindsay Breon discusses her experience with Junior State of America at an Ivy League school, and what she learned about the political process.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report 8-16-18

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 12:00 pm

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 26 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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Knoxville Fire Chief Jim Mitchell to Take Polk City Position

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 5:00 am

Knoxville Fire Chief Jim Mitchell has resigned his position and taken up the same post in Polk City.

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Hettinga Found Guilty of Felony Drug, Weapons Charges

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 4:59 am

A Pella man facing numerous drug and gun felony charges has been found guilty by a jury.

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Knoxville VA CBOC Open House Set for August 21st

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 4:58 am

The Knoxville VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic is hosting an open house on August 21st.

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Pella Christian Senior Attends Junior State of America Program at Princeton

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 4:57 am

Lindsay Breon (pictured far right) attends Princeton for JSA Experience

A Pella Christian senior spent a week at a prestigious college learning more about the political process.

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