Today’s Local News

Residents Enjoy Game Night Downtown at Thursdays in Pella

Posted: Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at 5:53 am

The theme of this week’s Thursdays in Pella was Game Night.

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Marion County Bible Reading Marathon Begins Monday

Posted: Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at 5:52 am


The 2017 Marion County Bible Reading Marathon will begin on Monday.

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Pella Garden Club Highlights Farm to Table Efforts at Annual Luncheon

Posted: Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at 5:51 am


A crowd of over 200 gardeners gathered at the annual Pella Garden Club luncheon Thursday.

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IN DEPTH: Midwestern Literary and Historical Regionalism

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 2:00 pm

The Midwest was once the heart and soul of American culture.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jon Lauck, author of “From Warm Center to Ragged Edge: The Erosion of Midwestern Literary and Historical Regionalism, 1920–1965.”

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Family Fun Fair

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville I speak to Knoxville Noon Kiwanis Vice President Curt Schwanabeck about the Family Fun Fair on Saturday.

Let’s Talk Pella – 4th of July Activities

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

4th of July Committee Chair Paul Kingma previews Independence Day activities in Pella.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 6-22-17

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 7:41 am

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Mahaska County Board of Supervisors Votes to Leave Airport Agreement

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 6:01 am

The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors has voted again to leave the 28E Agreement for the Regional Airport Project.

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Local Communities Differ on Fireworks Restrictions

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 6:00 am


Recently, the Knoxville City Council voted to ban the use of fireworks within city limits.

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Severe Weather Possible Today, Cooler Weather in Place for Weekend

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 5:59 am

Thunderstorms in the forecast today may bring severe weather to the area.

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Family Fun Fair is Saturday

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 5:58 am


The 24th Annual Family Fun Fair will be held at Auld Park on Saturday.

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Balloonfest 5K Raises Funds for High School Sports Teams

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 5:55 am

Registration is ongoing for the 6th annual Red Rock Balloonfest 5K/10K.

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Pleasantville to hold “Strikeout for Cancer” event

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 5:54 am


The Pleasantville High School Softball and Baseball teams will play in the Strikeout for Cancer games on Tuesday, June 27th.

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Thursdays in Pella Theme is Game Night

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 5:53 am


The theme of this week’s Thursdays in Pella is Game Night.

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Marion County Humane Society’s “Shoot for Dogs” Trapshoot Fundraiser is Sunday

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 5:52 am

The Marion County Humane Society’s “Shoot for Dogs” Trapshoot Fundraiser will be held Sunday.

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Registration Opens Next Month for Pella Christian Schools

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 5:51 am

Registration opens soon for Pella Christian Schools for the 2017-2018 school year.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – City Manager Aaron Adams

Posted: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Knoxville city manager Aaron Adams about Monday’s city council meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Latest

Posted: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini discusses the latest from this week’s Pella City Council meeting.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 6-21-17

Posted: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 7:54 am

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Knoxville Long Term Plan Includes New Skate Park and Tennis Courts

Posted: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 6:00 am


Monday evening the Knoxville City Council heard a presentation from City Manager Aaron Adams about long term planning for Knoxville’s future.

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