Today’s Local News

Marion County Supervisors Respond to CIWA Withdrawal

Posted: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 6:00 am

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The Marion County Board of Supervisors have responded to the recent withdrawal by the Central Iowa Water Association from the proposed Attica-Pershing Wastewater Project.

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Pella Man Charged with Cocaine Possession

Posted: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 5:59 am

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A Pella man faces a felony charge after an early morning arrest in Pella.

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Knoxville City Council Receives Fire Code Presentation

Posted: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 5:58 am

The Knoxville City Council received a presentation from Knoxville Fire Chief Jim Mitchell on the differences between the International Fire Code and the Uniform Fire Code.

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City of Pella Looking for Historic Preservation Committee Applicants

Posted: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 5:57 am

The City of Pella is seeking candidates for membership on the newly created Historic Preservation Commission.

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Deadline to send Priority Mail Christmas Packages Today

Posted: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 5:56 am

Knoxville Interim Postmaster Mark Jones wants to remind people that the deadline to send Priority Mail packages to arrive by Christmas is today.

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Tour of Homes Brings More than 2000 to Pella

Posted: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 5:55 am

An annual holiday tradition in Pella brought thousands of people to town.

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Knoxville’s First Presbyterian Church to have Living Nativity Scene Tonight

Posted: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 5:54 am

The public is invited to attend a Living Nativity scene at the First Presbyterian Church in Knoxville.

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Union Street Players Announce “Anne of Green Gables” Cast

Posted: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 5:53 am

The Union Street Players have announced the cast for their next production.

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California Man Winner of Sprint Car Raffle Prize

Posted: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 5:52 am

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Scott Butler from Willits, California, is now the owner of the Maxim Chassis/Rider Racing Engines Number 10 sprint car.

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Holiday Music Continues This Weekend on KNIA/KRLS

Posted: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 5:51 am

A holiday tradition continues at KNIA/KRLS.

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IN DEPTH: The Emerald Ash Borer Arrives

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

The Emerald Ash Borer has made its way to Marion County. What does it mean for our ash trees, and is there anything we can do?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Tivon Feeley, Forester with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

Pella Man Charged with Cocaine Possession

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 1:19 pm

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A Pella man faces a felony charge after an early morning arrest in Pella.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – The Salvation Army Holiday Drive

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

Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by the Salvation Army’s Merna Furney to talk about the progress of the annual Salvation Army charity drive.

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December 19th Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 83 CALLS INCLUDING 16 911 CALLS.

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CIWA Withdraws from Attica-Pershing Wastewater Project

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

The Central Iowa Water Association (CIWA) has given written notice that they will withdraw from the Attica-Pershing Wastewater project and terminate its 28E agreement with Marion County.

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City of Pella to Review Proposed Electric Rate Increase Through January

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

The Pella City Council held the first of three readings of an ordinance regarding the raising of electric rates at their meeting this week.

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Reservations at Lake Red Rock Moving Online and by Phone

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

Reservations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers picnic shelters will no longer be taken at the Lake Red Rock project office.

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Marion County Recorder Reminds Citizens of Rules for Licenses for Snowmobiles, ATV

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

Many people like to ride snowmobiles and ATV’s during the winter.

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Long-Time Biology Professor at Central Passes Away

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

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The man who spent more than four decades of his life as a champion of science at Central College has passed away this week.

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KNIA/KRLS Food Drive Donates Over $2500 to Helping Hands

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

The donations just keep on coming, courtesy of the 13th Annual KNIA/KRLS Marion County Food Drive.

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