Today’s Local News

Pella Area Community and Economic Alliance

Posted: Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at 4:57 am

The Pella Area Community and Economic (PACE) Alliance held its quarterly meeting Friday morning.

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Knoxville Live After 5 to be held Friday

Posted: Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at 4:56 am

The Knoxville Live After 5 event will be held Friday, September 22nd.

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Antiques to be Appraised Friday at the Knoxville Public Library

Posted: Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at 4:54 am


Former Senior Editor with Antique and Collectables Books Mark Moran will be at the Knoxville Public Library on Friday, September 22nd.

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Pella Food Shelf Holding Special Football Food Truck Friday Drive

Posted: Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at 4:53 am

The Pella Food Shelf reports their shelves were wiped out during their busiest month of the year, and they are hoping the community helps them restock.

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Marla Scores A Perfect 500 in Late Model Nationals Night

Posted: Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at 4:52 am

Mike Marlar took a page out of David Gravel’s playbook in having success at various National events at the Knoxville Raceway, by having a perfect score of 500 last night during night two of completion at the 14th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals.

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Iowa Tourism Office Celebrates Iowa artisans with Made in Iowa Program

Posted: Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at 4:51 am

The Iowa Tourism Office is showcasing several Iowa craftspeople and locations where people can create their own works of art, including one locally.

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Pella School Board Receives Update About District Achievement

Posted: Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at 4:49 am

At the most recent Pella School Board meeting, administration shared details about achievement milestones in the district and goals to improve proficiency.

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IN DEPTH: Water Lecture Series

Posted: Friday, September 15th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A unique lecture series on a vital resource we often take for granted is coming to Pella Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Brian Peterson, Associate Dean of Curriculum and Faculty Development at Central College.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Newly Elected School Board Member Martin Duffy

Posted: Friday, September 15th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with newly elected school board member Martin Duffy

Let’s Talk Pella – Iowa History Teacher of the Year

Posted: Friday, September 15th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Rebecca Helland of Jefferson Intermediate School in Pella has been named the state’s History Teacher of the Year and Iowa Council for the Social Studies Elementary Teacher of the Year. Helland shares what goes on in her classroom and her teaching style on today’s program.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 9-15-17

Posted: Friday, September 15th, 2017 at 8:04 am

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Drought Conditions Now “Extreme” in Marion County

Posted: Friday, September 15th, 2017 at 5:01 am

A prolonged summer drought in Marion County has worsened.

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Des Moines Man Arrested for Burglary after Stealing from a Storage Unit

Posted: Friday, September 15th, 2017 at 5:00 am


A Des Moines man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly breaking into and stealing items from a Knoxville storage unit. David Lehman, 40 of Des Moines was arrested Wednesday following an incident which took place in August.

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Pella Social Studies Educator Named Iowa’s History Teacher of the Year

Posted: Friday, September 15th, 2017 at 4:59 am

A fifth-grade teacher from Pella has been named the state’s History Teacher of the Year and Iowa Council for the Social Studies Elementary Teacher of the Year.

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Variety Show Auditions Continue Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, September 15th, 2017 at 4:58 am


The second set of auditions for The “Puttin on the Ritz” New Year’s variety show will hit the stage tomorrow at the Knoxville Performing Arts Center.

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Nominations Open for 2018 Tulip Queen Selection Process

Posted: Friday, September 15th, 2017 at 4:57 am

Nominations can now be submitted for the 2018 Tulip Queen.

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Six Appeal Coming September 21st

Posted: Friday, September 15th, 2017 at 4:56 am

The Bravo Concert Series first show of the season Six Appeal will hit the stage at 7 p.m. at the Knoxville Performing Art Center on Thursday, September 21st.

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City of Pella Recognizes Employees for Years of Service

Posted: Friday, September 15th, 2017 at 4:55 am

Mayor James Mueller presented length of service awards to City of Pella employees at the annual Employee Recognition Breakfast sponsored by the City’s Employee Relations Committee Thursday.

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Marion County Rural History Buffs 6th Annual Bus Tour September 21st

Posted: Friday, September 15th, 2017 at 4:54 am

The Marion County Rural History Buffs 6th Annual Bus Tour will be held Thursday, September 21st.The tour will begin at 9 a.m. and will run until 4 p.m.

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Pella Opera House Welcomes “Mark Twain” for Special Evening Presentation

Posted: Friday, September 15th, 2017 at 4:53 am

The Pella Opera House is hosting An Evening with Mark Twain this weekend.

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