Today’s Local News

Knoxville City Council Hopes to Approve Fiscal Year Budget

Posted: Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville City Council will meet in regular session today.

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Legislators to Focus More on Committee Bills Now That Many Big Issues Resolved

Posted: Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Local representatives expect attention to be focused on committee-related bills now that big-ticket issues have been resolved.

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The Home Shopping Extravaganza Is Back This Week

Posted: Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 5:58 am

The KNIA/KRLS Home Shopping Extravaganza will be back on the airwaves this week.

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More Temperature Records Broken as February “Heat Wave” Continues

Posted: Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 5:57 am

Another warm-weather record was broken over the weekend.

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Future Funding of Education Could Hold Big Changes

Posted: Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 5:56 am

Funding of public schools has become another controversial topic across the state as lawmakers consider legislation involving a type of education savings account or voucher for students, where money that would normally flow into our public schools could potentially follow individual students throughout their student career.

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Dutch Masters Invitational Showcases Show Choirs from Around Iowa

Posted: Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 5:55 am

Some of the best show choirs in the state converged at Pella High School for the 9th annual Dutch Masters Invitational Saturday.

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Summer Lunch Program Meeting Set For Thursday

Posted: Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 5:54 am

A meeting to discuss the summer lunch program will be on Thursday, February 23rd at 6:30 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Knoxville.

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PACE Alliance Hosting Annual Membership Meeting Friday

Posted: Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 5:53 am

The Pella Area Community and Economic (PACE) Alliance is hosting their annual membership meeting this week.

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State Wrestling Tournament a Success for Area Wrestlers

Posted: Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 5:52 am

The 2017 Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament was a success for some area high school wrestlers.

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PCM Girls Heading to State; Playoffs Continue This Week

Posted: Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 5:51 am

The first area basketball team has made their trip to Wells Fargo Arena official.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 2-19-17

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 8:53 am

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Legislators to Focus More on Committee Bills Now That Many Big Issues Resolved

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Local representatives expect attention to be focused on committee-related bills now that big-ticket issues have been resolved.

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County Attorney to Make Decision on Fatal Crash at Pella Walmart Soon

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 5:57 am

The decision as to whether or not there will be criminal charges filed in the crash that killed three people and injured two at the Pella Walmart on December 1, 2016 may be made public by March 1.

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Knoxville Heritage Community Foundation Taking Grant Applications

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 5:56 am

The Knoxville Heritage Community Foundation is taking grant applications from groups in Knoxville that are looking to improve the city with small projects.

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City of Pella Beds Not Seeing Tulips Above Ground Yet

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 5:55 am

Many residents in Pella are anxiously awaiting news about their favorite flowers.

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Spring Workshops Coming to the ISU Extension Office

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 5:54 am

The ISU Extension Office of Marion County will conduct spring workshops beginning February 23rd.

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Iowa Legislature Approves Restrictions on Collective Bargaining

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 5:53 am

After overnight debate in the Iowa Senate and in the face of protesting workers and Democrats, a bill reducing what public employees can bargain for at contract time has passed votes in both the Iowa House and Senate.

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Thirteen Area Wrestlers Finish Final Day of State Wrestling

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 5:52 am

The 2017 Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament came to an end Saturday Night.

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PCM Girls to State; More Basketball Playoffs This Week

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 5:51 am

The first area basketball team has made their trip to Wells Fargo Arena official.

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Burn Ban in Effect

Posted: Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 4:22 pm

A burn ban is now in effect for Marion County for the rest of the day.