Today’s Local News

Unite Midwest Announces Night of Worship with Bethel Music Artists

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 5:51 am

Photo from Unite Midwest Facebook Event

Photo from Unite Midwest Facebook Event

Unite Midwest is holding their second annual Night of Worship on July 30 at 8:00 pm at the Pella High School football stadium.

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IN DEPTH: Safe Harbor Initiative, Knoxville

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 2:00 pm

A Knoxville first grade teacher wants us to show our support for our local law enforcement officers.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Brynn Phillips, working to implement the Safe Harbor Initiative in Knoxville.

Let’s Talk Pella – Business Horizons Camp

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

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Ryan Van Maanen and Travis Aldrich of Pella join us today to discuss this week’s Business Horizons camp that wrapped up yesterday at Central College.

Let’s Talk Knoxville- Rolla Hessel- National T-Bucket Alliance

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Rolla Hessel, President of the National T-Bucket Alliance talks about his club and their visit to the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report 07-22-16

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 27 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ONE RECKLESS DRIVER, ONE ACCIDENT, TWELVE ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, THREE WANTED PERSONS, TWO FOLLOW UPS, ONE PARKING COMPLAINT, ONE TRESPASS, ONE CIVIL ISSUE, TWO MOTORIST ASSISTS, ONE REPORT OF CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, ONE RESCUE, AND ONE EXTRA PATROL. IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 101 CALLS INCLUDING 8 911 CALLS. THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 48 SUBJECTS.

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Loebsack Holds Knoxville Round Table Focused on Children’s Mental Health

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 6:00 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack hosted a roundtable discussion in Knoxville Thursday to meet with mental health care providers and discuss the Children’s Access to Mental Health Services Act.

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Abnormally Dry Conditions Remain in Marion County After Needed Drought Relief Arrived

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 5:59 am

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Recent rainfall has alleviated a large area experiencing drought conditions in the state.

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Indiana Chapel Cemetery Damaged by Hit and Run

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 5:58 am

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The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says the Indiana Chapel Cemetery has been badly damaged by a hit and run driver.

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Pella and Vermeer Partner for Water System Improvements

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 5:57 am

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The City of Pella and Vermeer Corporation are partnering together for water improvements along the Vermeer Mile.

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Initiative Supporting Police Comes to Knoxville

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 5:56 am

A Knoxville woman is encouraging people to show support for law enforcement by having a thin blue line painted on the curb in front of their homes.

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Agriculture to be Celebrated at Final Thursdays in Pella of 2016

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 5:55 am

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Next week, agriculture will take over downtown Pella for the final Thursdays in Pella.

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Knoxville Music Boosters Holding Events for Band Uniforms Funding

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 5:54 am

The Knoxville Music Boosters are raising money to purchase new band uniforms.

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TV Host Returns to Pella This Week to Promote Reading

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 5:53 am

Popular TV host Dan Wardell is traveling to Pella as part of the annual Reading Road Trip.

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T-Bucket Club Visits National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 5:52 am

A group of T-Bucket enthusiasts visited the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum on Thursday.

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Lake Red Rock Activities Continue with Bug Contest and Pollinators Program

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 5:51 am

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Activities continue this weekend at Lake Red Rock with programs centered around bugs.

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IN DEPTH: Yoga for First Responders

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Our first responders may go through more emotional ups and downs in a week than many of us do in a lifetime. One local woman is leading an effort to help them cope–with Yoga.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Olivia Kvitne with Yoga for First Responders, Indianola.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Latest

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2016 at 1:00 pm

City Finance Director Corey Goodenow provides an update from the latest Pella City Council meeting.

MidAmerican Asks Customers to Conserve Energy Today

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2016 at 12:09 pm

MidAmerican Energy Company has issued a peak alert today, and is asking customers to conserve energy today from 2:00 until 7:00 p.m.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report 07-21-16

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2016 at 10:00 am

THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 101 CALLS INCLUDING 8 911 CALLS. IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 27 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED: FOUR EXTRA PATROLS, ONE JUVENILE, THREE RECKLESS DRIVERS, TWO MOTORIST ASSISTS, ONE DOG, ONE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, ONE TRANSPORT, SIX PAPER SERVICE ATTEMPTS, ONE LIVESTOCK, TWO ACCIDENTS, ONE FRAUD, ONE ALARM, ONE CALL RETURNED AND TWO OTHER CALLS FOR SERVICE.

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Indiana Cemetery Damaged by Hit and Run

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2016 at 8:07 am

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The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says the Indiana Cemetery has been badly damaged by a hit and run driver.

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