Today’s Local News

Area Streams Still Over Banks

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 6:01 am

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Cedar Creek at G-71 at 6AM this morning

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Map of County Closures (Click to Enlarge) – as of 9 a.m. on 6/26

The Iowa Department of Transportation reports that Highway 5 between Lovilia and Knoxville remains closed to through traffic.

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Knoxville Man Facing Felony Drug and Weapons Charges

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 6:00 am

VRBAN,JOE T

Marion County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Knoxville felon after an investigation uncovered meth and weapons in his home.

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Coal Miner’s Day Celebration in Melcher-Dallas Begins Tonight

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 5:58 am

Coal Miners Day 2015

The annual Coal Miner’s Day celebration begins tonight in Melcher-Dallas.

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Thursday’s Flood Waters to Leave Lasting Impact

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 5:57 am

Whitebreast Creek at Highway G-76

Whitebreast Creek at Highway G-76

While the majority of flood waters are making their way out of the area, there will still be many impacts in the days to come.

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Family Fun Fair Taking Place in Knoxville Saturday

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 5:56 am

The Knoxville Noon Kiwanis will hold their annual Family Fun Fair Saturday.

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Regional Airport Agency Reviews Progress of Environmental Study

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 5:55 am

The South Central Regional Airport Agency met this week to discuss the latest surrounded a proposed regional airport.

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Parking Map Available for Knoxville Fireworks Display

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 5:54 am

2015 Knoxville Fireworks parking

A map is now available showing where citizens can view this year’s Fourth of July Fireworks display in Knoxville.

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Pella 4th of July Committee Sets Schedule for 2015 Celebration

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 5:53 am

Fourth of July 2014 Parade

Fourth of July 2014 Parade

Pella is celebrating Independence Day with a variety activities on Saturday, July 4th.

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Habitat “FORE” Humanity Golf Tourney Tees Off Saturday

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 5:52 am

Habitat FORE Humanity 2015

The Habitat “Fore” Humanity Golf Tournament will tee off in Knoxville Saturday.

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Fifth Annual Balloon Fest to Feature 5K Run/Walk to Support Local Cross Country Teams

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 5:51 am

A 5K and 10K fundraiser run will once again be a part of Balloonfest activities this July at Lake Red Rock.

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Video of Flooding at Cedar Creek

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 4:32 pm

This video was taken on G-71 at Cedar Creek at approximately 2:45 this afternoon.

Road Closures in Marion County

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 3:15 pm

Updated Map

Map of Road Closures in Marion County (click to enlarge)

The following roads are closed due to flooding (as of 3:30 p.m.):

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IN DEPTH: Republican Party Event

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The Marion County Republican Party is having a special event tonight.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with T. Waldmann-Williams, co-chair of the Marion County Republican Party.

Let’s Talk Pella – 3D Mammography at Pella Regional

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Marilou Ozinga with the Medical Imaging department discusses new technology for breast cancer screenings.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Butterfly Release Memorial Service

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Today on Knoxville Farm & Home’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by HCI Care Services Spiritual Care and Bereavement Counselor Don Efinger to talk the Butterfly Release Memorial Service at Marion County Park on Sunday.

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Knoxville Man Facing Felony Drug/Weapons Charges

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 12:57 pm

VRBAN,JOE T

Marion County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Knoxville felon after an investigation uncovered meth and weapons in his home.

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Recreation Areas at Lake Red Rock Closing Due to Rising Waters

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 12:45 pm

Several recreation areas at Lake Red Rock have been closed due to high water levels:

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Pella Man Faces Numerous Felonies for Wednesday Night Altercation

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 12:15 pm

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A Pella man faces numerous felony charges following a Wednesday evening altercation.

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English Creek Breaks High Water Mark

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 11:59 am

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English Creek south of Knoxville has broken its record high water level. As of 11AM today, the stream was at 28.2 feet. The record was 27.88 July, 16, 1982. The flood stage is 17 feet.

June 26th Knoxville PD Report

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 8:30 am

The following criminal, traffic or civil charges are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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