Today’s Local News

Safety in the Knoxville School District

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 5:00 am


After yet another school shooting in America Wednesday parents are once again asking if their child is truly safe when they head to school.

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School Board Approves Upgrades to Security Cameras in the Knoxville School District

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 4:58 am


The Knoxville School Board approved the purchase of additional cameras and servers for buildings in the district.

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School Funding Concerns Spreading as Annual Increase Continues Trend of Lower State Aid

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 4:57 am

Legislators in Iowa are set to soon approve an increase for K-12 education funding for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Twin Cedars Dollars for Scholars of Bussey is the Beneficiary of $404,000

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 4:56 am

Twin Cedars Dollars for Scholars of Bussey has announced they are the beneficiary of $404,000 from the late John “Jack” S. Duffy and his late wife Mary U. Duffy. T

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Central College Theatre Presents “Anonymous” Next Week

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 4:55 am

Central College theatre students are preparing for their next production.

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Library Board Approves Plans and Specifications for Expansion and Renovation Project

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 4:54 am


The Knoxville Public Library Board of Trustees held a special meeting Wednesday.

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Eight Area Wrestlers on to Day Two of the State Wrestling Tournament

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 4:52 am

Twelve area wrestlers made the trip to the state wrestling tournament in Des Moines Thursday.

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Governor and Acting Lt. Governor to Attend Marion County Republicans Fundraiser Tuesday

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 4:51 am

Governor Kim Reynolds and Acting Lt. Governor Adam Gregg will be joining the Marion County Republicans for a fundraiser on Tuesday, February 20th.

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IN DEPTH: Parks and Recreation in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

What’s happening with parks and recreation in Knoxville?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Brandon Nemmers, Parks and Recreation Director for the city of Knoxville.

Let’s Talk Pella – Dutch Masters Show Choir Invitational

Posted: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Pella High Vocal Music Director Michelle Chaplin and student Brady Van Waardhuizen preview Friday and Saturday’s Dutch Masters Show Choir Invitational at Pella High School. Click here for a full schedule.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Knoxville School Board Recap with Cassi Pearson

Posted: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Superintendent Cassi Pearson as she recaps Monday’s school board meeting.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 2-15-18

Posted: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 7:28 am

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Knoxville School District Saves Money on Tennis Courts and Basketball Court Project

Posted: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 5:00 am


The Knoxville School Board on Monday approved a bid for the tennis and basketball court project for $1,065,000 from the Elder Corporation of Des Moines.

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City of Pella Budget Plans for 2019 Fiscal Year to be Finalized in March

Posted: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 4:59 am

The Pella City Council has outlined their budget priorities for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Knoxville Man Violates No Contact Order by Making 15 Phone Calls from Jail

Posted: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 4:58 am


A Knoxville man faces additional charges after he allegedly made 15 phone calls from the Marion County Jail to a person in which he already has two no-contact orders against him.

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Ottumwa Residents Both Charged in November Burglary in Pella

Posted: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 4:57 am

Two Ottumwa residents have been arrested in connection to a burglary in Pella.

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Asa South to be Sentenced Today

Posted: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 4:56 am


Asa Ruben South will be sentenced today after being found guilty last week for third degree sexual abuse following an assault in August of 2016.

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Pella High School Show Choirs Hosting Dutch Masters Invitational

Posted: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 4:55 am

Pella’s show choirs Acapella, Bravo, and PELLAdrenaline are hosting the annual Dutch Masters Invitational this weekend in Pella.

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Marion County Public Health Receives Grant to help Organize Volunteers

Posted: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 4:54 am

Representatives with the Marion County Public Health Department were recently awarded a grant through a federal program to institute a strategy to organize volunteers.

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Pella Tree Rebate Program Meeting Held Tonight at Pella Community Center

Posted: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 4:53 am

An informational meeting about the City of Pella Parks Department new tree rebate program will take place this evening.

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