Today’s Local News

Lake Red Rock Recreation Area Closed for Construction Starting Monday

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 2:17 pm

A recreation area at Lake Red Rock will be closed until further notice to allow for work on the dam project at Lake Red Rock.

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IN DEPTH: Blessing of the Animals

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

There’s a blessing of the animals coming soon to Pella. What’s a blessing of the animals, and why is it happening?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Pastor Steve Mathonnett-Vander Well and Professor Jim Zaffiro.

Let’s Talk Pella – Spanish Immersion Long Term Plan

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

David De Jong and Rebecca Gomez talk about the long term plan for Spanish immersion at Pella Christian Schools.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Senior Depression Screening Coming To Knoxville Senior Center

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

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Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we hear from Marion County Senior Nutrition Project Manager Dawn Allspach-Kline and Quality Care Management Advisor Denise Bryson-Flemings about their upcoming depression screening for the elderly at the Knoxville Senior Center.

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September 19th Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 9:52 am

IN THE PAST 24 HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED: 88 CALLS, 3 911 CALLS

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Recreation Areas Reopen as Water Recedes at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 8:21 am

Recreation areas at Lake Red Rock that were previously closed due to high lake levels have been re-opened.

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Arsonist In Knoxville & Indianola DHS Fires Granted Work Release After Less Than Two Years

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Convicted arsonist David Allen Brommel who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for setting fire to two Iowa Department Of Human Services facilities, including the one in Knoxville, has been granted work release after serving less than two years.

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Pella Police Holding Drug Drop-Off Saturday

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 5:59 am

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The Pella Police Department will be participating in a program Saturday, September 27th aimed at allowing residents to safely dispose of prescription drugs.

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Burglary Charges Facing Knoxville Woman

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 5:58 am

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A Knoxville woman has been arrested after allegedly stealing money from a person’s home.

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City of Pella Releases Annual Street Financial Report

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 5:57 am

IMAG1061The Pella City Council approved the annual street financial report at the Pella City Council meeting this week.

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Knoxville Senior Center To Offer Depression Screening Monday

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 5:56 am

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A depression screening for seniors will be held next week at the Knoxville Senior Center.

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Central College Hosts Party at Organic Garden Thursday

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 5:55 am

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Central College students and staff held a special garden party on Thursday.

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Knoxville Resident Honored For Hospice Volunteer Work

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 5:54 am

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HCI Care Services in Knoxville had one of their volunteers recently recognized for his service.

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Vermeer Corporation Celebrates Opening of Child Care Facility

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 5:53 am

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Vermeer Corporation is celebrating the grand opening of a new child care facility in Pella tonight.

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Update On Knoxville Streetscape Project Expected Tuesday

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 5:52 am

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The next biweekly Downtown Streetscape meeting is set for Tuesday.

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Pella Middle School Holding Bake and Garage Sale Saturday

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 5:51 am

An area middle school is holding a fundraiser on Saturday to raise funds for an east coast trip.

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IN DEPTH: The Central Red Society

Posted: Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Are you interested in lifelong learning? If so, the Central Red Society has what you’re looking for.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Donna Smith and Barb Butler, with the Central Red Society.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – RV Care-A-Vanners

Posted: Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

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Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we hear from the members of the RV Care-A-Vanners Joanne & Lenny Phelps of Solon, IA, Peter & Wendy VanderVelde of Vancouver, BC, CA, and Ellen & Darryl DeVault about their work on building a home in Pleasantville.

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Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Latest

Posted: Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

City of Pella Finance Director Corey Goodenow discusses the latest Pella City Council meeting.

Arsonist In Knoxville & Indianola DHS Fires Granted Work Release After Less Than Two Years

Posted: Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 12:16 pm

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Convicted arsonist David Allen Brommel who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for setting fire to two Iowa Department Of Human Services facilities, including the one in Knoxville, has been granted work release after serving less than two years.

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