Today’s Local News

Iowa House Passes School Funding Measure; School Administrators Await Answers

Posted: Monday, February 1st, 2016 at 5:55 am

State Senator Ken Rozenboom says the Iowa legislature is making some progress on education funding.

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Knoxville City Council to Meet Early

Posted: Monday, February 1st, 2016 at 5:54 am

The Knoxville City Council will meet earlier tonight to accommodate the timing of the Iowa caucuses.

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Local Schools Earn High Marks at State Jazz Festival in Pella

Posted: Monday, February 1st, 2016 at 5:53 am

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Many local schools earned high ratings in the Iowa High School Music Association Jazz Band contest.

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Courage League Event Coming

Posted: Monday, February 1st, 2016 at 5:52 am

The next Courage League adaptive sports event for special needs kids in Marion County is Saturday.

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January 31 Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 9:11 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 89 CALLS INCLUDING 9 911 CALLS.

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Winter Storm Expected to Halt Travel Across Central Iowa Tuesday

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 6:01 am

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The state is bracing for a major winter storm Tuesday.

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Man Tied to Sexual Assault by DNA Match Pleads Not Guilty

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 6:00 am

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A man arrested for a 2008 sexual assault in Marion County has pled not guilty.

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Man Accused of Forcing Child to Steal Money from Family Pleads Guilty and Felony Charge Dismissed

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:59 am

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A Pella man accused of influencing a minor to steal money from family members has pled guilty to one count and had another dismissed.

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Your Caucus Information

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:58 am

The first in the nation Iowa caucuses are Monday night. Both Marion County Democratic Chair Megan Suhr and Marion County Republican Chair T. Waldmann-Williams tell KNIA/KRLS News it’s important to get out and help determine who should be the next president.

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Central College Announces Final Phase of Major Renovations at Athletics Complex

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:57 am

Artist rendering inside of future upgrades. (Courtesy of Central College)

Artist rendering inside of future upgrades. (Courtesy of Central College)

The next phase in major facility upgrades at Central College’s Kuyper Athletics Complex was announced Saturday evening.

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Knoxville City Council to Meet Early

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:56 am

The Knoxville City Council will meet early Monday to accommodate the timing of the Iowa caucuses.

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Pella Caretaker Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:55 am

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A Pella woman has been arrested for the death of infant Amelia Smith.

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Knoxville Coaches vs. Cancer Total at 75K

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:54 am

The Knoxville Coaches vs. Cancer fundraising tally is now at approximately $75,000.

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Pella Students to Travel Monday to See Hard Work on Display on “Today Show”

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:53 am

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The hard work of students at the Career Academy of Pella will be featured on the national media Monday morning.

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New CBOC Construction Process Underway

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:52 am

The process of demolishing the old Fairlane Bowl building to make way for a new Veteran Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Knoxville began Wednesday.

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Knoxville Considers New Police Dog

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 5:50 am

The Knoxville City Council is considering replacing Knox, the police dog who retired last fall.

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Winter Storm Expected to Halt Travel Across Central Iowa Tuesday

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 5:48 pm

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The state is bracing for a major winter storm Tuesday.

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January 30, Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 8:52 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 101 CALLS INCLUDING 7 911 CALLS.

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Your Caucus Information

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 6:02 am

Here is some information regarding our local caucuses Monday night.

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Pella Teen Accused of Stealing Car and Leaving State Arrested This Week

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 6:01 am

A Pella juvenile is accused of breaking in, stealing a car, and taking it across state lines.

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