Today’s Local News

Marion County Sheriff’s Report 06-18-16

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 9:00 am

THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 120 CALLS INCLUDING 20 911 CALLS. IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 34 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED: FOUR EXTRA PATROLS, TWO CRIMINAL MISCHIEFS, FOUR WANTED PERSONS, ONE MOTORIST ASSIST, ONE AGENCY ASSIST, TWO VEHICLE UNLOCKS, TWO RECKLESS DRIVERS, FOUR PAPER SERVICE ATTEMPTS, TWO HARASSMENT, ONE COURT ORDER VIOLATION, TWO FRAUDS, TWO CALLS RETURNED, ONE ASSAULT, ONE TRANSPORT, ONE DEBRIS IN ROADWAY, ONE FOLLOW UP, ONE SUSPICIOUS PERSON AND TWO OTHER CALLS FOR SERVICE.THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 44 SUBJECTS.

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Knoxville Family Fun Fair Offers Free Entertainment

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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The Knoxville Noon Kiwanis held the 23rd Annual Family Fun Fair in Auld Park today.

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Lincoln Elementary Nears Total Completion as Crews Work Over Summer

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 5:59 am

Lincoln Elementary Demolition

Administrators with the Pella Community School District hope most upgrades to Lincoln Elementary will be fully complete by the time school starts this fall.

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Knoxville Police Department Sells Bikes for $10

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 5:58 am

$10 bikes were sold by the Knoxville Police Department this morning.

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Pella Public Works to Clean and Inspect Sewers in South and West Parts of Pella

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 5:57 am

The Pella Public Works Department is set to begin their annual round of sewer cleaning and inspection next month.

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Marion County Humane Society Rummage Sale

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 5:56 am

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The Marion County Humane Society held a rummage and bake sale today to assist in continuing their work caring for Marion County animals.

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Golfers Raise Thousands for 15th Annual COC Golf Classic

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 5:55 am

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More than 100 golfers helped raised funds for Christian Opportunity Center at the organization’s 15th Golf Classic.

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KRCO Blind Wine Event Raises Money for Racing Safety

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 5:54 am

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The Knoxville Racing Charitable Organization held a Blind Wine event today.

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Pella Victorian Villa Part of June 24-26 Gateway to Hope Garden Tour

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 5:53 am

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The Pella Victorian Villa is a featured attraction of next week’s Gateway to Hope Garden Tour.

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Knoxville Fireworks Display Planned for July 3

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 5:52 am

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This year’s Knoxville fireworks display will be held at the municipal airport.

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Fireworks in Pella, Leighton Scheduled for Independence Day Weekend

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 5:51 am

Independence Day activities are set for Monday, July 4th in Pella, with activities in Central Park during the day, a parade in the afternoon, and fireworks located by Madison Elementary in the evening.

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IN DEPTH: Teaching Children Kindness

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Can we teach our children kindness and compassion?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Janet Smith, with the Human Science Department with the Iowa State University Extension Service

Let’s Talk Knoxville- Marion County Humane Society- Cindy Rasmussen

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Cindy Rasmussen with the Marion County Humane Society talks about the groups fundraising efforts.

Let’s Talk Pella – National Dairy Month

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Vice President of Lely North America Chad Huyser discusses the month dedicated to the dairy industry.

Man Hides Meth in Patrol Car During Arrest

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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A Des Moines man was charged with a felony Wednesday while being booked into jail in Knoxville.

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Water Rates to be Evaluated Again Soon by Pella City Council

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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The Pella City Council will consider an additional increase to the water rate as part of $16 million in improvements to the water system.

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Knoxville’s Checkered Cross Walk Partially Repaired

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2016 at 5:58 am

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The checkered flag crosswalk across from the Knoxville Raceway underwent maintenance work last night.

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“Who Let the Dads Out?” Focuses on Fathers Day for Thursdays in Pella

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2016 at 5:57 am

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Thursdays in Pella was all about dads this week.

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Knoxville Summer Lunch Program Moved Temporarily

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2016 at 5:56 am

Due to a funeral being held at the Methodist Church, the Knoxville Summer Lunch Program will be held at Riverside Church, 120 West Main Street, across from Peace Tree Brewing Today.

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Upgrades Beginning This Summer at Pella Christian Grade School

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2016 at 5:55 am

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Pella Christian Grade School’s campus has undergone noticeable changes as the district gears up for an expansion and renovation.

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