Today’s Local News

IN DEPTH: Bullying Film

Posted: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Have you ever been a bully? Been bullied? A local man is planning a film that addresses bullying in the midwest, and here at home.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Josh Van Donselaar, Otley.

Let’s Talk Pella – Summer Heat and Pet Safety

Posted: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Dr. Tim Yoder with the Tri-County Veterinary Clinic in Pella talks about tips to keep your dogs and other pets safe during extreme heat.

July 22 Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 7:59 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 57 PHONE CALLS, AND 8 911 CALLS.

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Vehicle Accident on Highway 5

Posted: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 6:00 am

A Knoxville woman was injured early Sunday morning when the vehicle they were driving went off an embankment on Highway 5 near the English Creek Bridge south of Knoxville.

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Meet Republican Candidates in Pella and Knoxville

Posted: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 5:58 am

Marion County Republicans are having two candidate coffees on Saturday.

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Vermeer Road Closed for Repairs This Week

Posted: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 5:57 am

Vermeer Road constructionSummer-like weather means it’s peak time for road construction season, and road improvements will be made to a major street in Pella.

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Marion County Democrats Open Campaign Office

Posted: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 5:56 am

Marion County Democrats have also been active.

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Marion County Board of Supervisors Meet Today

Posted: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 5:56 am

The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet today/Tuesday at 9AM at the Marion County Courthouse.

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Friends of Pella Public Library to hold Annual Book Sale This Week

Posted: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 5:55 am

The Friends of Pella Public Library will be accepting donations in exchange for a wide selection of books this week.

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Knoxville FFA Alumni to Meet Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 5:54 am

Knoxville FFA Alumni are working to reactivate the Knoxville FFA Alumni Association.

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Leighton State Bank Holding Open House on Wednesday for New Drive-Up Facility

Posted: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 5:53 am

IMAG0643Leighton State Bank will have an open house tomorrow to showcase their new drive-up facility in Pella.

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Pella Middle School Hosting Movie Night to Raise Funds for East Coast Trip

Posted: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 5:51 am

A movie night in Pella is being held to raise funds for a trip to the east coast for local students.

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IN DEPTH: Freedom Rock in Knoxville

Posted: Monday, July 21st, 2014 at 2:00 pm

A patriotic young man is traveling Iowa’s 99 counties and honoring our veterans by painting a “Freedom Rock.” Marion County’s Freedom Rock is now in Knoxville.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Ray Sorenson, from Greenfield.

School is in Session for Area Kids in Less Than a Month

Posted: Monday, July 21st, 2014 at 11:29 am

Kids might want to cover their ears for this bit of news, because there’s only a month left in summer vacation for many students in the area.

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Caution Urged on Robinson Today in Knoxville

Posted: Monday, July 21st, 2014 at 9:55 am

Knoxville City Street Crews will be doing street and gutter patchwork on Robinson between 10th and Lincoln today.

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July 21 Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Monday, July 21st, 2014 at 8:01 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS

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Heat Advisory in Effect

Posted: Monday, July 21st, 2014 at 6:01 am

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The National Weather Service reports that the hottest temperatures of the summer will build into the state today and tomorrow with highs rising well into the 90s across central Iowa both days.

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Knoxville Fire & Rescue is Looking for a Few Good…Volunteers

Posted: Monday, July 21st, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Knoxville Fire and Rescue needs your help.

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Pella Indoor Pool Renovation Still on Schedule Despite Numerous Change Orders

Posted: Monday, July 21st, 2014 at 5:59 am

Aquatic Center Renovation

The Pella City Council discussed the indoor pool renovation project with the project’s engineering firm at a special Policy and Planning meeting after the most recent city council meeting.

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Knoxville’s Freedom Rock

Posted: Monday, July 21st, 2014 at 5:58 am
Ray Sorensen

Ray Sorensen

You may have noticed a new addition to the entrance at Young’s Park in Knoxville, near Highway 14.

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