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Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 2-23-17

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 8:01 am

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National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Utilizes New Staging Building

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 6:00 am


The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum was able to utilize their new staging building for the first time as the first sprint car was loaded into the building for storage.

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Mahaska County to Explore Legal Options to Leave Regional Airport Project

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 5:59 am

The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors is moving forward in exploring legal options in regards to leaving the Regional Airport project.

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Notice of Hearing and Statement of Charges Against Knoxville Superintendent of Schools

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 5:58 am

The Board of Educational Examiners of the State of Iowa has issued a notice of a hearing and statement of charges against Knoxville Superintendent of Schools Cassi Pearson.

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Record Warm Weather Transitions Into Winter Blast

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 5:57 am

Another day, another temperature record falling in Marion County.

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Burning Leaves Leads to Garage Fire in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 5:56 am


Knoxville Fire and Rescue and the Knoxville Police Department responded to a garage fire located at 801 E. Washington St. in Knoxville just after 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Pella City Council Moves Forward with Board of Adjustment Ordinances

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 5:55 am

The Pella City Council advanced two ordinances involving the Board of Adjustment at their meeting this week.

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Last Day of Home Shopping with a Half Price Fair

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 5:54 am

The last day of the KNIA/KRLS Home Shopping Extravaganza is today and General Manager of KNIA/KRLS, Jim Butler tell listeners today is the half price fair, everything all day long will be 50% off.

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Local FFA Chapters Earn Top Prizes at Subdistrict Competition

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 5:53 am

FFA students from around the county and area kicked off their competition season this week.

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Honoring Our Heroes

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 5:52 am

The Marion County Republican Central Committee will be hosting an event to honor our heroes tonight at the ISU Extension Office in Knoxville.

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Central College Presents “Steel Magnolias” at Pella Opera House

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 5:51 am

Central College’s Theatre Department is presenting a southern classic for their upcoming spring production.

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Burning Leaves Leads to Garage Fire in Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 3:54 pm


Knoxville Fire and Rescue and the Knoxville Police Department responded to a garage fire located at 801 E. Washington St. in Knoxville just after 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

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IN DEPTH: Therapy Dog

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Sometimes there’s nothing better than the love of man’s best friend. Especially when it’s a therapy dog.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Linda De Bold and Charley Fisher with the therapy dog program at the Knoxville Hospital and Clinics.

Hearing for Pearson Scheduled

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 1:04 pm

The Board of Educational Examiners of the State of Iowa has issued a notice of a hearing and statement of charges against Knoxville Superintendent of Schools Cassi Pearson.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Knoxville City Council Meeting Recap

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we sit down with Knoxville City Manager to discuss the most recent city council meeting on Monday, February 20th.

Let’s Talk Pella – Robotics in Pella

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Elyse Ogbourne, Nick Dykema, Jacob Vos, and Joshua Lantz from Pella’s First Tech Challenge (FTC) group Recharged Robotics is heading to state competition with two teams this Friday and Saturday.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 2-22-17

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 9:09 am

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Knoxville Approves Promotional Grant Request for Slideways

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville City Council met in regular session on Monday.

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Board of Directors Selected for New PACE Alliance in Pella

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 5:59 am

The Pella Area Community & Economic Alliance (PACE Alliance) announced their 2017 Board of Directors.

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New Knoxville VA Clinic Preparing to Open

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 5:58 am


The new Knoxville VA Outpatient Clinic is less than one month from opening its doors for business.

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