Today’s Local News

Knoxville Church to Hold Women’s Conference Saturday

Posted: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 5:52 am

A women’s conference will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Knoxville Saturday from 9am to 3pm.

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Central Wind Ensemble to Wrap Up Annual Concert Series

Posted: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 5:51 am

The Central College Symphonic Wind Ensemble is performing in their final concert of the 2014-15 season on Sunday.

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Knoxville School Superintendent Murra Asks Sinclair, Heartsill to Help End SSA Stalemate

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 9:26 pm

The following is an email from Knoxville Community School Superintendent Cassi Murra given to KNIA/KRLS News regarding a recent email conversation she had with District 14 State Senator Amy Sinclair regarding Supplemental State Aid:

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IN DEPTH: Knoxville and Pella in Detours Magazine

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The last print issue of the travel magazine Detours will feature both Knoxville and Pella. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Melissa Bradford, with Detours

Let’s Talk Pella – Tulip Time and Pella Historical Society

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Burgermeister Randy Sikkema discusses the impact of the annual Tulip Festival on Pella Historical Society.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – City Council Update with City Manager Harold Stewart

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by City Manager Harold Stewart to talk about the latest Knoxville City Council Meeting.

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April 22nd Knoxville PD Report

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 8:30 am

The following criminal, traffic or civil charges are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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April 22nd Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 107 CALLS INCLUDING 11 911 CALLS.

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Knoxville to Use City Planner to Help with Non-Conforming Lots, Other Issues

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 6:00 am

Knoxville City Council

In an effort to create a healthy and vibrant community, the Knoxville City Council approved a services contract with a city planning firm as a consultant in resolving several community issues, including non-conforming lots.

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Pella Historical Society Gears Up for Annual Tulip Time

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 5:59 am

Central Park Tulips

The annual Tulip Festival marks the most important weekend of the year for the Pella Historical Society.

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Burglary Suspect Sought by Knoxville PD

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 5:58 am

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The Knoxville Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in finding a burglary suspect.

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Central College Volunteers Contribute to Community for Annual Service Day

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 5:57 am

Central Volunteer Day Fishing

Hundreds of Central College students, staff, and faculty assisted the community with projects for their annual service day.

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Sinclair says Changes to Iowa Law Help Protect the Rights of Mourners

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 5:56 am

A bill that passed through the Iowa Senate recently will increase the distance that protesters must stay away from funerals and memorial services from 500 feet to 1000 feet.

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Pella and Pella Christian Students Compete in Spanish Quiz Bowl

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 5:55 am

Pella and Pella Christian Spanish Students

Pella and Pella Christian Spanish Students Participated in Spanish Quiz Bowl.

High School Spanish students competed against one another at a first of its kind competition on Tuesday.

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Knoxville Police Department Planning Memorial for Fallen Officer

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 5:54 am

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A memorial service honoring fallen Knoxville Police Officer M. A. “Bert” Conrey will be held at the Knoxville Police Department next month.

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Marion County Republican Central Committee to Host City Officials Panel

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 5:53 am

The Marion County Republican Central Committee is holding a meeting this week with local city officials.

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Final Phases of Miracle Playground in Knoxville Hopeful for This Fall

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 5:52 am

Work continues on the Young’s Park Miracle Playground and Knoxville Morning Kiwanis’ Ernie Smith says they’re hopeful to get the final phases of the project completed this fall.

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Employers Council to Hold Session About the Multi-Generational Workplace

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 5:51 am

The Marion County Employers Council is holding a session about multi-generational workplaces this month.

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Two-Vehicle Crash At Lincoln and Robinson in Knoxville

Posted: Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 at 2:43 pm

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Traffic was delayed along Lincoln Street in Knoxville early Tuesday afternoon while emergency crews worked to clean up a two-vehicle accident at Robinson Street.

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IN DEPTH: Local Drake Relays Officials

Posted: Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Three local men will be serving as track officials at the Drake Relays this week. How are they involved, and why do they do it? And, what’s so special about the Drake Relays?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Randy Wilson and Jeff Hileman from Knoxville, and Jeff Cook, from Pleasantville.