Today’s Local News

Transformer Down in Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 3:42 pm

A transformer has blown on 1st and Rock Island streets in Knoxville near Auld Park.

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IN DEPTH: Senator Chuck Grassley

Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What does one U.S. Senator think about the investigations into President Trump and his campaign’s relationship with the Russians, and more? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Senator Chuck Grassley, from New Hartford.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Knoxville Superintendent Cassi Pearson

Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Knoxville School Superintendent Cassi Pearson about the most reason school board meeting and the plans to fill the seat vacated by Mike Helle.

Let’s Talk Pella – New Pella Lieutenant

Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Newly-promoted Pella PD Lt. Bret Haupert discusses his new role.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 5-24-17

Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 12:18 pm

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Knoxville School Board to fill Vacant Seat Quickly

Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 6:00 am


On May 8th, Vickie Reed took her spot on the Knoxville School Board replacing long-term board member Leslie Miller.

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Marion County Board of Supervisors Approve “Stepping Up”

Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 5:58 am


The Marion County Board of Supervisors met in regular session Tuesday.

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Pella Aquatic Center Programs Underway Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 5:57 am

Pella residents looking to stay cool during the summer won’t have to wait too much longer to start swimming at the Pella Outdoor Aquatic Center.

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Public Discusses Ways to Improve Knoxville’s Parks and Recreation Amenities

Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 5:56 am


A parks and recreation public discussion was held Tuesday night as a part of the city of Knoxville’s comprehensive plan.

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Jefferson Students Raise Funds for Overseas Wells

Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 5:55 am

Students at Jefferson Intermediate recently completed their Water to Thrive fundraiser.

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Memorial Day Flag Raising in Knoxville Tomorrow Morning

Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 5:54 am


A Memorial Day flag raising to honor those who have served will take place at Graceland Cemetery tomorrow morning at 7 a.m.

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Pella FFA Stays Busy at Tulip Time

Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 5:53 am

The Pella FFA Chapter volunteered at the Pella FFA Alumni and Friends booth during Tulip Time the first week of May.

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Former Curator for the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum to Bid Farewell

Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 5:52 am

Former Curator for the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum, Tom Schmeh, is recovering after a serious illness.

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Central College Faculty Receive Teaching Awards

Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 5:51 am

Eleven Central College faculty members received awards this spring for outstanding commitment, energy and innovation.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 5-23-17

Posted: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 8:18 pm

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IN DEPTH: Decision Time for Pella Leaders

Posted: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What are some of the challenges and opportunities that Pella faces in growing the housing market and attracting new residents? One of the challenges might surprise you. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Andrew Green, Professor of Political Science at Central College.

Let’s Talk Pella – Community Art Center

Posted: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Director of the Pella Community Center’s Art Program Mary Robertson discusses this year’s summer classes.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Park and Rec Public Discussion and City Planning

Posted: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Knoxville City Manager Aaron Adams about the park and rec public discussion as well as future city planning

Pella Police Department Promotes New Lieutenant

Posted: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 12:00 pm

The Pella Police Department has promoted Bret Haupert to Lieutenant.

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Knoxville School Board Plans to fill Vacant Seat with Dawn Rankin

Posted: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 6:00 am


The Knoxville School Board met in special and regular session on Monday.

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