Today’s Local News

Knoxville Public Library Prepares for Summer Reading Program

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 5:54 am

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Knoxville Public Library’s summer reading program will begin next month.

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High School Seniors Set to Graduate This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 5:53 am

Many high school seniors will earn their diplomas this weekend.

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Knoxville Hospital & Clinics to Host Educational Program on Sleep

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 5:52 am

Sleep disorders can happen to anyone at any time.

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Local Track and Field Athletes Competing for State Championships in Des Moines

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 5:51 am

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Dozens of local athletes will be running, jumping, and throwing for state championships in Des Moines.

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Knoxville Police Department Seeks Public Assistance

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 2:44 pm

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UPDATE: This person has been identified, and the Knoxville Police Department thanks the public for their assistance.

The Knoxville Police Department reports that this male is wanted for questioning in connection with a motor vehicle theft that occurred in the early hours of Saturday, May 16.

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IN DEPTH: Vermeer Dealer Award

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The Vermeer Corporation has been honored for its relationship with dealers. What was the recognition, and why does it matter?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Nathan Guess, with the Vermeer Corporation, Pella.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella High School Seniors Discuss Volunteer Initiative

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Brian Rundle and Taika Dennill are members of the Class of 2015, and they discuss their involvement in a first of its kind volunteering program at Pella High School.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Ride Along with Knoxville Fire & Rescue

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

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Today on Knoxville Farm & Home’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, I recently spoke with Paramedic Mike Forschler and EMT Dalton Roland of Knoxville Fire and Rescue during a ride along about the jobs they do.

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May 20th Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 82 CALLS INCLUDING SEVEN 911 CALLS.

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Main Street Knoxville Paving Starts

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 6:30 am

Crews started pouring concrete on Main Street on the Knoxville Square yesterday.

Proposed Regarding Non-Conforming Lots Now Goes to Knoxville City Council

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 6:01 am

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The Planning and Zoning Commission agreed to several proposed zoning code amendments Tuesday for the Knoxville City Council to consider.

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Knoxville City Council Approves Tourism Advisory Committee

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 6:00 am

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The Knoxville City Council approved the creation of a Tourism Advisory Committee to help the city decide what to do with hotel/motel tax funds.

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Pella Corporation Board Elects New Chairman

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 5:59 am

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Pella Corporation announced that Adam Farver has been elected as chairman of the board of directors. He succeeds his father, Charles Farver, who served as co-chairman and chairman beginning in 1992.

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10th Annual Sports Physical Clinic Held Today by Knoxville Hospital & Clinics

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 5:58 am

Knoxville Hospital & Clinics is holding their 10th Annual Sports Physical Clinic on today.

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Marion County Courthouse Documentation System is Down

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 5:57 am

The state’s Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) has been down since Monday morning, according to Marion County Attorney Ed Bull.

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Constant Preparation for Members of Knoxville Fire and Rescue

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 5:56 am

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Knoxville Mayor Brian Hatch made a proclamation recognizing this week as EMT Week during Monday’s city council meeting.

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Pella Regional’s Convenient Care to Close

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 5:55 am

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Convenient Care at Pella Regional Health Center will be permanently closed on June 1st.

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Pella Christian High School’s Awards Night is Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 5:53 am

Pella Christian High School is holding their annual awards night tonight.

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Meet and Greet with New RRACAP Director Thursday in Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 5:52 am

The Knoxville Senior Center is holding an open house Thursday to welcome the new director of the Red Rock Area Community Action Program.

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Local Author to Sign Latest Book Titled “Belinda Guy”

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 5:51 am

A local author is holding a pair of book signings for his recently published book.

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