Today's Front Page for July 31st, 2014


Current Cancellations & Delays

Weather Related Road Closings

Beardsley St (W of 40th)
Kennedy St (W of S71)
115th Pl. (N of Illinois)
Elk Horn Dr. (S of Dubuque)
Briggs St at 60th Ave
160th Ave (N of Jersey)

Roads Closed for Construction and Repair Work
The bridge on County Line between Hwy S45 and 60th Ave will be closed indefinitely.

195th Pl between Old Hwy 92 and Oklahoma drive will be closed beginning July 31st for bridge replacement. It will remain closed for approximately 2 weeks.

Construction on G40 will begin on August 4th. Work on the culverts will be first. On August 11 the main part of the dirt work for the shouldering will begin. The dirt will be hauled from 85th Place about 1 mile north of G40. The asphalt work is expected to begin around the first week of September after the completion of the earthwork, culvert work and driveway culverts. The asphalt work will take a week or more. Granular shoulders will be placed following the asphalt. The seeding will be the last thing done. Expected completion is the third week of September.

Today's Local News

Posted: Thursday, July 31st, 2014 at 4:05 pm

The Twin Cedar Saber Baseball Team advanced to the State Championship today with an 11-0 five inning victory over Gehlen Catholic at Principal Park.

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Posted: Thursday, July 31st, 2014 at 3:16 pm

Several recreation areas at Lake Red Rock have reopened.

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Posted: Thursday, July 31st, 2014 at 2:00 pm

How are tickets selling for the Knoxville Nationals, what’s new this year, and why are the Nationals so important to our communities?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Brian Stickel, General Manager of the Knoxville Raceway

Posted: Thursday, July 31st, 2014 at 1:23 pm

The Knoxville Municipal Airport will receive a $836,787 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration grant program.

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Today's Local Sports

Posted: Thursday, July 31st, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Two battle-tested teams in Twin Cedars and LeMars Gehlen Catholic meet in the Class 1A state baseball semifinals this afternoon.

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Posted: Thursday, July 31st, 2014 at 5:59 am

Sprint car’s Holy Week, which is actually nine of the next ten days begins tonight with the opening night of the 24th Annual Arnold Motor Supply 360 Nationals.

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Posted: Thursday, July 31st, 2014 at 5:59 am

As just a sophomore, Sara Tallman excelled on the field for the Pella High softball team.

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Posted: Thursday, July 31st, 2014 at 5:57 am

Enjoying the success of a team that made the Class 2A regional final and almost upset the number one team in the state to make it to Fort Dodge, Coach Karen Harrill has plenty to be giddy about when peeking ahead to the 2015 season next May.

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