Today’s Local News

Knoxville Residents have an Opportunity to Volunteer Tonight

Posted: Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 5:58 am

The square in downtown Knoxville will be filled with over 15 local organizations from throughout Knoxville today.

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Pella City Council Discusses Future Plans of Hotel-Motel Tax Use

Posted: Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 5:57 am

The Pella City Council discussed the future use of hotel-motel taxes in the city at their meeting this week during policy and planning.

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Wells Fargo Donates to Bryan Clauson Suite Tower Project

Posted: Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 5:56 am


Wells Fargo has donated $25,000 towards the Bryan Clauson Suite Tower construction at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum.

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Pella Man Faces Felony After Breaking No-Contact Order with Attempted Break In

Posted: Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 5:55 am

A Pella man is accused of breaking in windows at the home of a woman he’s been ordered to have no contact with.

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Knoxville Man Takes Part in Fly Tying Competition at Iowa State Fair

Posted: Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 5:54 am

A Knoxville resident took part in the Fly Tying Competition at this year’s Iowa State Fair.

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‘Finishing Touches’ Etiquette Class with Lowell Olivier-Shaw at the Pella Opera House

Posted: Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 5:53 am

The Pella Opera House is hosting a class to teach those interested about proper etiquette.

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Voting Yes to Proposition A Would Bring Eight New Tennis Courts to Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 5:52 am


Eight new tennis courts and a full-sized outdoor basketball court could be constructed next spring if Knoxville residents vote yes to Proposition A during the upcoming school board elections.

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Pella Rotary Welcomes Rotarians From Nearby Districts

Posted: Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 5:51 am

Pella Rotary members hosted fellow Rotarians from around the state and midwest at a special picnic Wednesday night.

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Caldwell Park Improvements Project to Start this Week

Posted: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 4:09 pm

The City of Pella’s Caldwell Park Improvements Project is slated to begin later this week.

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IN DEPTH: New Tennis Courts–and More–in Knoxville?

Posted: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What’s happening with the tennis courts and skate park in Knoxville? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Amy Wallace and Greg Higginbotham, Knoxville.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Aaron Adams on Proposition A

Posted: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville we speak with Knoxville City Manager Aaron Adams about Proposition A

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella School Board Latest

Posted: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses the board’s goals for the upcoming year and the upcoming election on September 12th.

Marion County Sheriff’s Report for 8-16-17

Posted: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 9:31 am

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued, Needed Rain Falls in Drought-Stricken Areas

Posted: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 6:01 am

Much needed rainfall fell throughout the region during a severe thunderstorm warning issued Tuesday afternoon.

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Knoxville Police Department Statistics for the 2017 Knoxville Nationals

Posted: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 6:00 am


The Knoxville Nationals bring an increase in population to Knoxville every year as race fans visit from all over the world.

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Latest Crop Report Shows Worsening Conditions as Drought Spreads

Posted: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 5:59 am

The latest crop condition report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture is showing more impact from this summer’s drought.

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DMACC and Marion County Public Health Bringing ESL Classes to Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 5:58 am


Des Moines Area Community College and Marion County Public Health have partnered to bring English as a Second Language Classes to Knoxville.

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Pella City Council Opens Bidding Process for Highway 163 Interchange Project

Posted: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 5:57 am

The Pella City Council has set a public hearing date to add traffic signals and additional turn lanes to the Highway 163 and Washington Street interchange at their meeting Tuesday.

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The Moon will Block Out the Sun on Monday

Posted: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 5:56 am

On Monday, August 21st just after 1 p.m. people in parts of the country will have their eyes to the sky as the most anticipated celestial event of the year occurs.

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Pella School Board Reviews Goals for 2017-18

Posted: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 5:55 am

The Pella School Board reviewed their annual goals at a work session this week.

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