Today’s Local News

ACTS Planning for Annual Service Surge July 30th

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 5:53 am

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A Call to Service Ministry, or ACTS, is gearing up for their annual service surge in two weeks.

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Pleasantville State Tournament Game Today

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 5:52 am

Pleasantville is playing in the Class 2A State Tournament Baseball Quarterfinals today against Beckman Catholic.

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Programs Featuring Stargazing and Hikes Upcoming at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 5:51 am

The Park Rangers at Lake Red Rock have summer programs continuing this week.

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Knoxville School Board Prepares for New Year

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville School Board will meet in regular session Monday.

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Pella Underground Conversion’s Final Major Project Set to Begin Next Month

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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The final major project for the city of Pella’s underground electric conversion is set to begin next month.

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Marion County Board of Supervisors to Meet with Architect

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 5:58 am

The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session Tuesday.

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Pella High Graduate Continues Work to Clean Up RAGBRAI This Week

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 5:57 am

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One Pella High School graduate is helping ensure that riders on this year’s RAGBRAI don’t leave a mess behind in the towns they stop in.

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Loebsack Hold Round Table on Children’s Mental Health

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 5:56 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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Flooding Reported After Storms Dump Rain in County Last Week

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 5:55 am


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Water was rushing through the yards of Pella residents near Washington Street after more than two inches of rain fell in the early afternoon Tuesday, July 19th.

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Binns Sentenced to 20 Years

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 5:54 am

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Matt Binns of Knoxville has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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Business-Minded Students Meet for Camp Challenge at Central College

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 5:53 am

High school students from around the state gathered in Pella last week to challenge themselves in the world of business.

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Indiana Chapel Cemetery Damaged by Hit and Run

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 5:52 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 Pleasantville Baseball Teams State Tournament Bound for Second Straight Season

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 5:51 am

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For the second year in a row, Pella and Pleasantville will end their season at Principal Park in Des Moines.

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Heat, Humidity Made More Intense Due to Iowa’s Top Export

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 6:01 am

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An excessive heat warning continues through this evening, with dangerous temperatures and humidity expected.

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Binns Sentenced to 20 Years

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 6:00 am

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Matt Binns of Knoxville has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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Business-Minded Students Meet for Camp Challenge at Central College This Week

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 5:59 am

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High school students from around the state gathered in Pella this week to challenge themselves in the world of business.

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Marion County Football Players and Dancers in Shrine Bowl

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 5:56 am

Marion County is well represented in today’s Shrine Bowl on and off the gridiron.

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August One of Busiest Months Annually for Pella Food Shelf

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 5:55 am

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Additional donations are needed ahead of a busy month at the Pella Food Shelf.

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Chamber of Commerce Calling for Nationals Volunteers

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 5:54 am

More volunteers are needed for Knoxville Nationals events this year according to Jake Hughes, President Elect of the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce.

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TV Host Stops by Pella to Promote Reading for 10th Straight Year

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 5:53 am

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For the tenth year in a row, popular IPTV Host Dan Wardell stopped by the Pella Public Library for two shows Friday.

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