Today’s Local News

Central College Students, Alumni Produce Music Videos

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 4:55 am


Central College Professor Gabriel Espinosa has dreamed for years for students to create their own original music videos — and that has now been realized.

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Annual Red Kettle Campaign begins in Knoxville Today

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 4:54 am

As the holiday season begins local shoppers will once again hear the distinct sound of Salvation Army Bell Ringers across Marion County.

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Red Kettle Campaign to Begin Soon in Pella

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 4:53 am

Bells will be ringing at the Pella Hy-Vee and Walmart for the annual Red Kettle Campaign.

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Knoxville High School to host Senator Sinclair and Representative Heartsill for a Legislative Discussion

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 4:52 am

The Knoxville High School will host Senator Amy Sinclair and Representative Greg Heartsill for a legislative discussion on Wednesday, December 6th at 5:30 p.m. at the High School Media Center.

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Pella Playing for Fourth Straight Football Title Against Familiar Foe

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 4:51 am

The Little Dutch Football team is playing for its 4th consecutive state championship tonight in Cedar Falls.

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IN DEPTH: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

November is Lung Cancer Awareness month. What should we do to maintain our lung health?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dr. Gerard Matysik, pulmonologist at the Pella Regional Health Center.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – KNIA/KRLS 16th Annual Holiday Food Drive

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with KNIA/KRLS General Manager Jim Butler about the 16th Annual KNIA/KRLS Holiday Food Drive.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella School District Budget Update

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Pella Schools Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses a budget presentation the Pella School Board received this week.

Central Graduate’s Run on The Voice Ends

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 12:14 pm

A Central College graduate’s run on NBC’s The Voice has come to an end.

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Living Windows Set for Tomorrow Evening

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 5:00 am


Tomorrow evening residents of Knoxville will kick off the holiday season with the annual Living Windows celebration.

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Budget Situation Tightening for Pella School District

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 4:59 am

Budget cuts may be on the horizon for the Pella Community School District.

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Board of Supervisors Approve Elimination of Future Book Purchases for Marion County Law Library

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 4:58 am


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

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PACE Alliance to Host Activities to Encourage Supporting Local Business for the Holidays

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 4:57 am

The Pella Area Community and Economic Alliance is highlighting local businesses for the holiday season.

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Parents and Children take part in Storybook Night at West Elementary

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 4:56 am


Parents and children in Knoxville took part in Storybook Night at West Elementary Tuesday evening.

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KNIA/KRLS Holiday Food Drive Kicks Off with Pella, Knoxville Hy-Vee Stores This Week

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 4:55 am

Marion County residents are encouraged to fill local food shelves as the annual KNIA/KRLS Holiday Food Drive kicks off this week.

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Helping Hands Asking For Public’s Help Filling Holiday Baskets

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 4:54 am

Helping Hands Food Pantry in Knoxville is asking the public for help.

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Pella Opera House to Host Festival of Trees, Holiday Concert

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 4:53 am

The Pella Opera House is bringing back a holiday favorite.

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Grand Opening for Light Within Studio to be held Saturday

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 4:52 am


Light Within Studio in Knoxville has recently opened its doors for business.

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IN DEPTH: Light Within Studio

Posted: Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A new ceramics studio has opened in Marion County, and classes for all ages have begun. An open house is planned for this weekend.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Amy Uthus, with the “Light Within Studio,” Knoxville.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Reelected City Council Member Megan Suhr

Posted: Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with recently reelected city council member Megan Suhr about the election and the future of Knoxville.