Today’s Local News

Pleasantville Emergency Services to hold Grain Bin Rescue Classes Sunday

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:58 am

Pleasantville Emergency Services will be hosting a grain bin rescue class tomorrow at 1 p.m.

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Three-Way Stop Installed Near Pella High School

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:57 am

A new three-way stop has been installed southwest of Pella High School.

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Knoxville Recreation Center set to Resurface Gymnasium

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:56 am


The Knoxville Recreation Center will soon be resurfacing their gym floor as well as racquetball court and circuit room.

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Annual Ag in the City Set for July 27th

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:55 am

Agriculture will take over downtown Pella as part of Ag in the City.

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Local Students take part in Tech Trek

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:54 am


The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Storm Lake branch hosted their second week-long Tech Trek STEM camp at Buena Vista University for 42 rising eighth-grade girls from throughout Iowa.

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Cheri Doane Appointed to Commission on Volunteer Service

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:53 am

Central College’s Cheri Doane, director of community-based learning, has been appointed by Gov. Kim Reynolds to the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service.

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Knoxville Chamber Of Commerce Still Looking for Volunteers

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:52 am


The 57th Annual Knoxville Nationals are fast approaching and the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce is still in search of volunteers.

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Craig Elsloo Named June Shining Star for Pella Regional

Posted: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 5:51 am

Craig Elsloo with Plant Operations was selected as June Shining Star by co-workers at Pella Regional Health Center.

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Knoxville Fire Department Turns on the Water to Beat the Heat

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Knoxville Fire and Rescue opened up a hydrant in the grass at the Knoxville Recreation Center today to allow children to play in the water and cool off.

IN DEPTH: Time to Thank our First Responders

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 2:00 pm

When is the last time you thanked a first responder? Personally, thanked a first responder? If it’s been a while, you have the opportunity to do so soon Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marion County Emergency Management Coordinator, Jeff Anderson.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Knoxville Music Boosters

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak to the Knoxville Music Boosters about events coming up in the fall.

Let’s Talk Pella – Union Street Players

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

The cast and crew of Union Street Players preview their upcoming performance of The Wizard of Oz. Click here for ticket purchasing information.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 7-21-17

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 11:10 am

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A Night Out for Marion County Public Safety

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 6:00 am


It’s time to thank our area first responders.

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Water Main Relocation Approved by Pella City Council

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 5:59 am

A project to move a water main from underneath a busy intersection in Pella will begin soon.

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Street Improvement Project to Begin Soon

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 5:58 am


During the Knoxville City Council Meeting on Monday, the council approved bid contracts for the 2017 Street Improvement Project.

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Drought Settles In Throughout Region

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 5:57 am

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor reports shows an expansion of both dry conditions and drought throughout south central Iowa.

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Family Picnic to be held for the Knoxville High School Band

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 5:56 am

The Knoxville High School Band will soon be starting their fall practices in early August.

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Residents Celebrate Christmas in July During Heat Wave

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 5:55 am

Despite sweltering heat, Thursdays in Pella celebrated Christmas in July on the downtown square.

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Knoxville Rotary Club holds Annual Meeting

Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 5:54 am


The Knoxville Rotary Club recently held their annual meeting under the leadership of new President, T. Waldmann-Williams.

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