Today’s Local News

Knoxville Convicted Felon Pleads Guilty to Possessing a Firearm

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 5:00 am


A Knoxville man pled guilty Tuesday to multiple charges following his arrest in July in which he is alleged to have threatened people with a gun.

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2018 Tulip Queen Finalists Have Been Selected

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 4:59 am

Twelve high school seniors have been selected as finalists to become part of the 2018 Tulip Time Royal Court.

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2017 Knoxville Cancer Relay Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 4:58 am


The 2017 Knoxville Cancer Relay begins tomorrow and will run through Friday.

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Pella City Council to Review Municipal Airport Agreement, Lamppost Lounge Liquor License

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 4:57 am

The Pella City Council approved a resolution continuing a municipal airport management with Classic Aviation at their meeting this evening.

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Parks and Recreations Director Excited for Future

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 4:56 am

The director of the Knoxville Recreation Center has a new responsibility added to his job title.

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Central’s Douwstra Auditorium to be Renovated

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 4:55 am

Central College will begin a $2.2 million renovation of its historic Douwstra Auditorium in December, with the aim of transforming the local landmark into a regional performing arts center.

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National Teen Driver Safety Week is this Week

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 4:54 am

National Teen Driver Safety Week is this week.

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Central College Presents “Little Shop of Horrors”

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 4:53 am

“Little Shop of Horrors” is running this week in Kruidenier Theatre.

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Congressman Dave Loebsack Stopped in Knoxville Tuesday

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 4:52 am


Congressman Dave Loebsack made a stop in Knoxville Tuesday.

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Members of the Pella Historical Downtown Retail Group Give Back

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 4:51 am

Business members of the Pella Historical Downtown Retail group joined together to raise money and donations for Pella’s Food Shelf through a variety of promotions.

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911 Service Restored

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 4:14 am

911 service in Marion County has been restored.

2018 Tulip Queen Finalists Have Been Selected

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 10:15 pm

Twelve high school seniors have been selected as finalists to become part of the 2018 Tulip Time Royal Court.

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IN DEPTH: Beth Ripperger and the Broken Skull Challenge!

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A Marion County native will compete on a reality TV show–Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge — tonight Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Beth Ripperger, from Knoxville.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Knoxville Public Library Activities and Expansion Project Update

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Director of the Knoxville Public Library, Roslin Thompson about activities coming up at the library as well as an update to the library’s expansion project.

Let’s Talk Pella – OPERAtion Pink

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Pella Opera House Board Members Bobbie Van Vark and Dr. Doug Kanis discuss OPERAtion Pink, coming to the Pella Opera House this Saturday at 11 a.m.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 10-17-17

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 8:20 am

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Knoxville Public Library Receives Grant for the Capital Campaign Expansion Project

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 5:00 am


The Knoxville Public Library’s “Connect to the Next Edition” capital campaign will be awarded a $425,000 Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) Grant from the Enhance Iowa Program.

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Pella City Council to Review Municipal Airport Agreement, Lamppost Lounge Liquor License

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 4:59 am

The Pella City Council will review a resolution approving continued municipal airport management with Classic Aviation at their meeting this evening.

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Knoxville City Council Agrees to Wait Longer Before Conducting Another Community Survey

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 4:58 am


The Knoxville City Council met in regular session Monday.

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Tulip Queen Finalist Voting Ends Today

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 4:57 am

Today is the final day to select the 12 finalists that will have the opportunity to become the 2018 Tulip Queen.

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