Today’s Local News

Pella Chamber Teaming With Google to Help Businesses Bolster Online Presence

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2016 at 5:51 am

Google and the Pella Chamber of Commerce are partnering to present a new program to help businesses increase their online presence.

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Pella Man Charged with Multiple Church Burglaries

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 3:18 pm

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The Pella Police Department says they have found the man responsible for several burglaries occurring recently at community churches.

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IN DEPTH: Pella Rolscreen Foundation

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

What’s the Pella Corporation doing to make the communities they’re in better places?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Karmen Gardner with Pella Corp and the Pella Rolscreen Foundation.

Let’s Talk Knoxville- Dawn Allspach-Kline- Summer Lunch Program

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Summer Program Lunch Steering Committee Member Dawn Allspach-Kline shares about the program and needs within the community.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Latest

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses the final school board meeting of 2015-16.

PPI Workers Evacuated as Filtration System Catches Fire Late Tuesday

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 6:01 am

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Employees at PPI Plant #4 were evacuated for a fire late Tuesday night.

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Burton-Ogden Sentenced to Time Served

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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A Knoxville woman accused of taking another person’s child without permission was sentenced Friday to time served.

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Former Pella Band Instructor Receives Probation After Plea Deal

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 5:59 am

Thompson,Benjamin

A former band instructor in the Pella School District received his sentence after pleading guilty to his involvement in a series of incidents with a former student more than two years ago.

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Marion County Supervisors Decide Farmer’s Market and Bridge

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 5:58 am

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The Marion County Board of Supervisors approved the use of the square for the Knoxville Farmer’s Market at their meeting Tuesday morning.

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Severe Weather Chances Increase as Week Continues

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 5:57 am

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A system generating pop up thunderstorms is expected to last through the weekend in the state, with a higher risk of severe weather in the next 48 hours.

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E-Readers at Knoxville Library

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 5:56 am

E-readers will soon be available for checkout at the Knoxville Public Library.

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Pella School Board Raises Registration Fees

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 5:55 am

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The Pella School Board approved a series of changes to their registration fees for next academic year at their meeting this week.

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Knoxville Dance Team Garage Sale

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 5:54 am

The Knoxville Dance team is holding a garage sale.

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Pella Outdoor Aquatic Center Opening for Season on Memorial Day

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 5:53 am

The Pella outdoor aquatic center is opening Monday for the summer season.

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Pleasantville Pig-Out Not Far Away

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 5:52 am

The upcoming Pleasantville Pig Out will feature a barbecue contest, car show, kids activities, barbecue feed, greased pig contest and beer garden this year.

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Pella Girls and Undefeated Pleasantville Golf Teams Move to State

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 5:51 am

Trojan golf Regional Champions

Two area girls’ golf teams are state tournament bound.

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Former Pella Band Instructor Receives Probation After Plea Deal

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 5:12 pm

Thompson,Benjamin

A former band instructor in the Pella School District received his sentence after pleading guilty to his involvement in a series of incidents with a former student more than two years ago.

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IN DEPTH: The Time Marauder

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

An author originally from Pella is coming home for a reading of his new book.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Chris Henry, author of The Time Marauder.

Let’s Talk Knoxville- Lt. Corey Derby- Knoxville Police Department

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Lieutenant Corey Derby talks about his recent promotion and police work in Knoxville.

Let’s Talk Pella – Computer Coding Club at Pella Middle School

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

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A Pella High School junior passed some of his knowledge to middle school students through a new group this past semester. Jason Seo started a computer coding club through the district’s talented and gifted program to get seventh and eighth graders excited about programming opportunities.