Today’s Local News

Uptick in Scams Reported to Law Enforcement

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2016 at 5:57 am

Phone scams are on the rise this week countywide. Between law enforcement centers in Pella and Knoxville, over a dozen incidents of phone scams have been reported.

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Meet the Panthers Night to Get Fans Ready for Fall Sports

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2016 at 5:56 am

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Tomorrow is Meet the Panthers Night.

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Attorneys With Syngenta Lawsuit Encourage Farmers to Take Action

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2016 at 5:55 am

Local corn producers were invited to learn more about a regional lawsuit against Syngenta.

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Butterfly Release Memorial Service

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2016 at 5:54 am

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Knoxville Hospital and Clinics and HCI Hospice Care Services are holding a memorial service so families may commemorate lost loved ones on Saturday.

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Reichert Wins Best of Show at State Fair; Core has Champions

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2016 at 5:52 am

Local residents continue to earn top prizes at the Iowa State Fair.

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More Marion County and Area Residents Racking Up Ribbons at 2016 State Fair

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2016 at 5:51 am

Residents north of the river are racking up top prizes at the Iowa State Fair.

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IN DEPTH: Free Lung Cancer Screenings

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Free lung cancer screenings are available for those who qualify here in Marion County.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dr. Alison Smith, with Pella Regional Health Center.

Let’s Talk Knoxville-John Hollinrake- Knoxville Booster Club Membership Drive

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Knoxville Booster Club President John Hollinrake discusses the support the Booster Club offers to Knoxville Schools Athletics, Arts and Academics.

Let’s Talk Pella – High School Construction

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Pella High School Principal Eric Nelson discusses changes to Pella High during construction.

Area Law Enforcement Sees Large Uptick in Scams

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 10:27 am

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Phone scams are on the rise in the past 24 hours countywide.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report 08-17-16

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 37 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THREE MOTORIST ASSISTS, THREE SUSPICIOUS PERSONS, TWO EXTRA PATROLS, TWO RESCUES, TWO WELFARE CHECKS, FIVE FOLLOW UPS, TWO WANTED PERSONS, EIGHT ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, TWO SUSPICIOUS VEHICLES, TWO THEFTS, ONE OPEN DOOR, ONE ALARM, ONE DEER, ONE VIOLATION NO CONTACT ORDER, ONE ATTEMPT TO LOCATE, AND ONE REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE.
IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 116 CALLS INCLUDING 9 911 CALLS.THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 52 SUBJECTS.

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Briggs Charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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Larry Briggs of Knoxville, who was detained under suspicion of a federal firearms violation Friday, has been formally charged by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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Second New Pella PD Officer Sworn In at Pella City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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The newest officer at the Pella Police Department has been sworn in.

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SSMID Helps Knoxville Businesses Thrive

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 5:58 am

Knoxville City Manager Aaron Adams says Knoxville’s Self-Sustaining Municipal Improvement District (SSMID) is important to business development in Knoxville.

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North Overlook Beach Bacteria Low, Advisory Lifted

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 5:57 am

Recent water testing at Lake Red Rock’s North Overlook Beach shows low bacteria levels, and the previous swimming advisory is no longer in effect.

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Knoxville Officer Urges Caution on the Road as School Begins

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 5:56 am

Knoxville School Resource Officer Kyle Keller says attitudes about driving and street crossings need to be adjusted as school starts.

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Farmers Invited to Learn About Syngenta Lawsuit

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 5:55 am

Local corn producers are invited to learn more about a regional lawsuit against Syngenta.

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New Church Coming to Knoxville in September

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 5:54 am

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A new Church will open soon in Knoxville.

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Marion County Winners in State Fair Arm Wrestling

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 5:52 am

Marion County residents are making a good showing in contests at this year’s State Fair.

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Knights of Columbus to Begin Intellectual Disability Campaign Saturday

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 5:51 am

The Knights of Columbus in Pella will start their campaign for persons with intellectual disabilities on Saturday.

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