Today’s Local News

Governor Branstad to Recognize Central College for Volunteering Efforts

Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 at 5:57 am

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Governor Terry Branstad is coming to Pella Thursday to recognize Central College’s volunteering efforts.

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Knoxville Principal Believes Support Helpful to Students Heading Back to School

Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 at 5:56 am

Knoxville students will return to classes starting next week.

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Pella Native and Central Grad Now Teaching In District He Grew Up In

Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 at 5:55 am

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Many new faces are in classrooms this week as kids come back to school.

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Open Houses Scheduled for Knoxville, Melcher-Dallas, Pleasantville Schools

Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 at 5:54 am

The Knoxville Community School District has scheduled an open house for Thursday.

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STEM Initiative to Grow in Pella This Academic Year

Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 at 5:53 am

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Local involvement at the Iowa State Fair continued on Sunday.

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Benefit to be Held for Knoxville Man Fighting Cancer

Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 at 5:52 am

A benefit auction will be held Friday for Doug Sutherland and his family as he begins his battle with cancer.

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Central College and Pella Ambulance to Hold Sports Injury Training Wednesday

Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 at 5:51 am

Local athletic trainers and EMTs can learn more about sports injuries this week.

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Emergency Crews Extract Two People from Two Car Collision Near Pella

Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 at 4:55 am

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Two people were injured at a collision southwest of Pella Tuesday afternoon.

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Wilson Wins Motorcycle Donated to Knoxville Hospital & Clinics Foundation

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 4:07 pm

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He’d never won anything before.

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IN DEPTH: Back to School 1

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The kids are back. Back to school. How do we keep our kids safe as school starts? In the first part of a five part series, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Pella Police Chief Robert Bokinsky.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Opera House Season Open House

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

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Executive Director of the Opera House Kevin McQuade previews the 2015-16 season.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Master Gardener Class

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Today on Knoxville Farm & Home’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by Karen Ackley with the Marion County Extension Office to talk about the Master Gardener Class.

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Aug 24 Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 120 CALLS INCLUDING 12 911 CALLS.

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District Data Review on Agenda for Knoxville School Board Tonight

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 6:00 am

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The Knoxville School Board will review district data in several areas from last school year as they prepare to start the 2015-16 session.

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Pella School Board to Review Early Retirement Policy, Board Goals at Meeting Today

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 5:59 am

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The Pella School Board will review an early retirement program offering at their regular meeting Monday.

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Public Hearing on Attica-Pershing Sewer Project Funding Set for Tuesday

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 5:58 am

A public hearing on the Attica-Pershing Sewer Project will be held during the Marion County Board of Supervisors Meeting Tuesday.

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Area Police Encourage Vigilance Near School Campuses As Classes Start Today

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 5:57 am

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Area police departments are reminding drivers to take extra care near school campuses when classes start on Monday.

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Marion County Public Health Says Older Children May Need Their Shots Too

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 5:56 am

Marion County Public Health Nurse Judi Van Hulzen says it’s important that immunizations for children be up to date before attending school.

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Pella Showcased at 2015 Iowa State Fair

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 5:55 am

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Many local residents were at the Iowa State Fair to showcase Pella and the surrounding area.

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Candidates Can File to Run for Knoxville City Council, Mayor

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 5:54 am

Applications to run for the Knoxville City Council this fall are now being accepted.

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