Today’s Local News

Knoxville School Board Reviews Certified Budget, Sets Public Hearing Date

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

The Knoxville School Board met in regular session on Monday.

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Pella Police Dispatcher Recognized Among Best in the State

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

Pella Police Communications Specialist Shelly Sample was recognized for her service by the Iowa Chapter of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO).

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Lawsuit Moves Forward Against Marion County Attorney

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

A jury trial has been set for April 9th, 2018 in Des Moines for a civil lawsuit filed against Marion County Attorney Ed Bull.

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Knoxville Public Library Hosts Iowa’s Misbehaving Women Program

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


The Knoxville Public Library hosted Iowa Author Cheryl Mullenbach on Tuesday as she conducted a program titled “Iowa’s Misbehaving Women.”

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report For 3-18-17

Posted: Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at 7:51 am

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Senator Sinclair Says State has Priorities in Place Despite Potential Budget Shortage

Posted: Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at 6:00 am

Recent revenue estimates for the state of Iowa 2017 fiscal year budget shows the budget could be more than 100 million dollars short of original estimates.

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Workmans Comp Changes Pass the Iowa House

Posted: Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Changes to Workmans Compensation laws in Iowa have passed the Iowa House of Representatives.

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Sinclair and Heartsill to Hold Two Forums Today

Posted: Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at 5:58 am

State Senator Amy Sinclair and Representative Greg Heartsill will be holding two legislative forums today.

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Spring Awakening Comes to Knoxville Today

Posted: Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at 5:58 am

Marion County Conservation and the Red Rock Lake Association will present a Spring Awakening at the Knoxville Performing Arts Center today.

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Knoxville Hospital and Clinics Earns Recognition

Posted: Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at 5:56 am


The Knoxville Hospital and Clinics has received the Improving Care Transitions Award from the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative for its work with medication management, education and counseling provided to patients.

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Additional Traffic Enforcement Continues through Sunday

Posted: Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at 5:55 am

The Pella Police Department, Marion County Sheriff’s Office, and Iowa State Patrol are continuing extra traffic enforcement through the end of the weekend.

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Governor Branstad Proclaims March 29th as Iowa State Flag Day

Posted: Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at 5:54 am

Governor Terry Branstad signed a proclamation on Thursday making March 29th Iowa State Flag Day.

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Pella Fire Department is Once Again Raising Funds for Lung Disease Research

Posted: Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at 5:53 am

The Pella Fire Department is once again participating in the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb in April.

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Hospice of Pella Volunteer Training Course Starts Next Week

Posted: Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at 5:53 am

Hospice of Pella has scheduled the next six-week training class for volunteers.

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The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce to Hold Business After Hours

Posted: Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at 5:52 am

The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce will be hosting Business After Hours on Tuesday, March 21st from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Cobblestone Hotel & Suites in Knoxville.

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Pella Public Library Class to Teach Sign Language

Posted: Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at 5:51 am

The Pella Public Library is hosting a Sign Language course that begins Tuesday.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Remember Martin Luther King at Central

Posted: Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Assistant Dean of Students at Central College T. Todd Masman discusses events planned next week to mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr’s address at Central.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Kids Health Fair

Posted: Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Katrina Nelson and Elly Shaw with the Knoxville Hospital and Clinics to discuss the upcoming Kids Health Fair.

Accident in Knoxville

Posted: Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 9:31 am

The Knoxville Police Department and Knoxville Fire and Rescue were called to the scene of a two-vehicle accident at the corner of Lincoln and West Pleasant at approximately 9:15 a.m. Four people were involved in the accident with no injuries reported as all four individuals declined treatment at the scene.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 3-17-17

Posted: Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 7:35 am

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