Today’s Local News

Iddings Given Suspended Sentence and Probation for Buglary

Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 6:00 am

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A Knoxville woman who was charged with burglary in the second degree after a home break in and theft has pled to a lesser charge for a suspended sentence and probation.

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First Snow Expected to the East; Wintry Mix Possible Tonight Locally

Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 5:59 am

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Travel may be messy late tonight into Sunday morning as a wintry mix remains possible for many in the area.

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Knoxville City Fire Hiring Paramedics

Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 5:58 am

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The Knoxville City Fire Department has opened positions for two full-time paramedic firefighters.

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Pella Christian to Raise Funds for Dordt Band Trip Through BBQ and Bluegrass

Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 5:57 am

A special concert this evening aims to raise funds for Pella Christian High School’s Spring 2017 band trip.

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Shotgun Season Begins Today

Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 5:54 am

The first of the two shotgun deer hunting season begins today.

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Community First Credit Union Opens Doors in Knoxville

Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 5:54 am

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Community First Credit Union opened their new location in Knoxville yesterday.

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Cris Findley is Most Recent Shining Star for Pella Regional

Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 5:53 am

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Cris Findley in the Business Office was selected as October Shining Star by co-workers at Pella Regional Health Center.

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Stepping Stones in Knoxville Having Santa Breakfast

Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 5:52 am

A Breakfast with Santa Claus is being held at Dyer-Hudson Hall this morning.

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Names of Those Killed and Injured in Pella Walmart Crash Released

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 4:16 pm

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The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the Iowa State Patrol have released the names of three people killed and two people injured after a pickup truck crashed through the front doors of the Pella Walmart Thursday.

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Department of Public Safety to Hold Press Conference about Walmart Crash

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 2:55 pm

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The Iowa State Patrol and Division of Criminal Investigation are holding a joint press conference this afternoon to release more details about yesterday’s truck crash at the Pella Walmart.

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Walmart Corporate Continues to Assess Store after Thursday’s Crash

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 1:05 pm

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Officials from Walmart are working with law enforcement to assess how to move forward following Thursday’s crash that killed three people at the store in Pella.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville- IASB Convention- Superintendent Cassi Pearson

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Superintendent Cassi Pearson talks about education strategies discussed at the recent Iowa Association of School Boards annual convention.

Let’s Talk Pella – Vigil for Those Impacted by Deadly Crash at Walmart

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

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Join us to hear the sounds from a vigil held to help those affected by yesterday’s fatal crash through prayer at First Reformed Christian Church.

Candlelight Vigil at the Pella Walmart Tonight

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 12:10 pm

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There will be a candlelight vigil tonight at the Pella Walmart in memory and honor of those lost and injured in the tragedy yesterday. The gathering will start at 7:00 p.m. Among the organizers are Walmart employees. They tell KNIA/KRLS News the vigil is also to thank the community for their support, and especially the first responders who rushed to help at the scene.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report 12-2-16

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST 24 HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED 83 CALLS AND 19 911 CALLS.IN THE PAST TWENTY–FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 34 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCUDING; TWO EXTRA PATROLS, ONE PARKING COMPLAINT, FIFTEEN ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, TWO SUSPICIOUS VEHICLES, TWO MOTORIST ASSISTS, ONE MISSING JUVENILE, TWO CIVIL ISSUES, ONE SUICIDAL PERSON, ONE REPORT OF LIVESTOCK IN ROADWAY, TWO AGENCY ASSISTS, AND FIVE OTHER CALLS FOR SERVICE. THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 54 SUBJECTS.

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Three People Killed as Truck Crashes Through Front of Pella Walmart

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 6:01 am

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Three people were killed when a pickup truck crashed through the front door of the Pella Walmart Thursday morning.

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Pella Walmart Employee From Knoxville Witnesses Crash Firsthand

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 6:00 am

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Don French of Knoxville, an employee at the Pella Walmart, was there for some personal shopping, when the crash occurred.

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Prayer Vigil Held to Ease Grief for Those Killed at Walmart Thursday

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 5:59 am

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In response to the tragedy at the Pella Walmart in which three were killed and others injured, a community prayer gathering was held last night at First Christian Reformed Church in Pella.

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Investigation of Highway 92 Crash Near Beech Continues

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 5:58 am

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No new information has been released regarding the crash on Highway 92 Wednesday evening.

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City of Pella Electric Customers Encouraged to Help Those in Need Pay Energy Bills

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 5:57 am

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City of Pella Electric customers are asked to consider helping their neighbors in need during the coldest months of the year.

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