Today’s Local News

No Reintroduction for Raceway Bill

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 6:00 am

Raceway from above

A bill amending language giving the Knoxville Raceway a tax rebate on their revised grandstand expansion project was not reintroduced before the last gavel fell in the Iowa Senate yesterday.

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Kellogg Man Tied to January Assault Pleads Guilty

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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A Kellogg man has pled guilty to charges related to a January incident at a downtown Pella apartment.

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Traces Buseum in Knoxville Monday

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 5:58 am

The Knoxville Public Library will host the TRACES Center for History and Culture BUS-eum exhibit “At Home in the Heartland: Forgotten Stories of How Iowans Got to Be ‘Us.’”

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Pella PD Asks for Additional Caution in Response to Busy Crowds and Heavily Traveled Roadways

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 5:57 am

Pella PD Cars August 2015

The Pella Police Department is reminding all who plan to pass through Pella in the next seven days to do so with caution.

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Unused Medication Drop Box at Law Enforcement Center

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 5:56 am

A permanent medication drop box will be placed in the lobby of the Marion County Law Enforcement Center according to Sheriff Jason Sandholdt.

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Legislative Session Ends Following Compromise Legislation

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 5:55 am

The final gavels have fallen at the Iowa Statehouse for the 2016 Legislative Session.

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Container Gardening at ISU Extension Office

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 5:54 am

The Iowa State Extension Office is holding a class on Container Gardening today.

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Hansen-Nolin Named March Shining Star at Pella Regional

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 5:53 am

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Janna Hansen-Nolin in the Rehabilitation department was selected as March Shining Star by co-workers at Pella Regional Health Center.

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Increased Activity at Knoxville Guard Armory

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 5:52 am

People driving on Lincoln Friday morning on the north side of Knoxville may have noticed increased activity at the Knoxville Armory.

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Central College Graduation Begins at May 14th

Posted: Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 5:51 am

Central College will celebrate commencement in two weeks on May 14, 2016, with 256 students participating.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville- Knoxville Schools Superintendent Cassi Pearson- West Elementary Expansion Project

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Superintendent Cassi Pearson discusses the West Elementary Expansion Project and the effect of AEA on Education in the state.

Let’s Talk Pella – Tulip Queen and Royal Court

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

The 2016 Tulip Queen and Royal Court discuss their travels around the state and preview next week’s festival.

Knoxville’s Credit Rating Improves

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2016 at 6:00 am

Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the City of Knoxville’s general obligation unlimited tax rating to A1 from A2.

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Tulip Queen and Court Shift Focus from Travels to Festival Next Week

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2016 at 5:59 am

Photo by Pella Historical Society

Photo by Pella Historical Society

Pella’s royalty is wrapping up their travels around Iowa, and are preparing for their biggest three days of the year.

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Marion County Nutrition Program Appreciates Volunteers

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2016 at 5:58 am

The Knoxville Senior Center is holding an appreciation event for their volunteers tonight.

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Pella Parks Staff Confident Thousands of Tulips Will Greet Guests Next Week

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2016 at 5:57 am

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City of Pella parks staff is confident that a larger number of flowers will be hanging around for the festival than last year.

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Music Boosters Garage Sale

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2016 at 5:56 am

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The Knoxville Music Boosters will be holding a garage sale tomorrow at the Knoxville High School Commons to help raise money for new KHS band uniforms.

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Flowers Blooming a Big Boon for Businesses in Pella

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2016 at 5:55 am

Tulips Welcome Windmill

The recent swath of large crowds in Pella, as has become customary leading up to Tulip Time, has been a big boost to local businesses.

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100 Men on a Mission Contribute to Backpack Buddies

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2016 at 5:54 am

100 Men on a Mission gave $3,100 to Backpack Buddies of Knoxville yesterday.

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Historic Pella Trust Moves Downtown; Tuttle House Tours Begin Next Week

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2016 at 5:53 am

Historic Pella Trust

Fresh off nearly half a year of hard work, big changes have happened at Historic Pella Trust.

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