Today's Front Page for January 19th, 2019


Current Cancellations & Delays

Schools

All Coaches vs Cancer events and the varsity basketball games in Knoxville have been postponed to Thursday, January 24th with all of the planned evening activities. (Saturday)

Pella Christian will face Des Moines Christian in basketball today. Varsity girls will play at 1:30 p.m. Varsity boys will play at 3:00 p.m. 9th and JV games have been cancelled. All elementary students get free admission if wearing a PC shirt. (Saturday)

Churches

Knoxville St. Anthony’s Church all morning and evening Faith Formation and Youth Ministry programs cancelled (Sunday)

Community

Knoxville Public Library closed (Saturday)

Friendly Guys & Gals Soup Supper at Marion County Extension Office postponed to Saturday, January 26th from 4p-7p

Bibles for Missions Thrift Center closed (Saturday)

Weather Advisory

The Knoxville Snow Ordinance is in effect. Parking is prohibited on ALL City streets until the storm ends and streets are plowed curb to curb.

The Pella snow ordinance is in effect until further notice.

The Indianola Snow Ordinance is in effect

Today's Local News

Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2019 at 12:50 pm

Another round of snow halted travel and cancelled several events Friday and today.

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Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2019 at 12:00 pm

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 39 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2019 at 5:00 am

A girl from Melcher-Dallas has been found safe in Texas, and will soon be returned home; and after investigators worked for over three days to track her down, they will now turn their attention to the circumstances of her disappearance.

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Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2019 at 5:00 am

The Iowa Department of Transportation reports area roadways are 100% snow covered and slick.

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Today's Local Sports

Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2019 at 6:03 am

Saturday, January 19th Basketball Broadcast Schedule (Subject to change)

FM 92.1 KRLS – Central at Loras (DH) – 11:45 a.m. pregame, 12 noon tip
AM 1320 FM 95.3 94.3 KNIA – Simpson vs Coe (DH) – 4:45 p.m. pregame, 5 p.m. tip

Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2019 at 6:01 am

Today’s 11th Annual Knoxville Coaches vs. Cancer event has been postponed until Thursday.

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Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2019 at 5:59 am

Area 1A and 2A high school basketball teams know the teams they will have to beat to get to the state tournament.

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Posted: Saturday, January 19th, 2019 at 5:59 am

Weather permitting — the Pella Christian basketball teams welcome Des Moines Christian for a doubleheader this evening. Tonight’s girls-boys twin bill was rescheduled due to last weekend’s heavy snow. Opening tip for the girls is at 4:30 p.m. on Eagle Lane.

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Today's Funeral Announcements

Evelyn (Mathes) Beyer

Posted: Friday, January 18th, 2019 at 7:44 pm

Randy Binns

Posted: Friday, January 18th, 2019 at 4:07 pm

Lyle Webb

Posted: Friday, January 18th, 2019 at 3:58 pm

Madonna “Donna” Maude Hugen

Posted: Friday, January 18th, 2019 at 3:48 pm