Today’s Local News

IN DEPTH: KPAC Bravo! Concert Series

Posted: Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 2:00 pm

What’s the Knoxville Performing Arts Bravo! Concert Series? Who’s behind it, and why?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Pennie Sommar, Jackie Duffy, Megan Phillips, Dr. Randy Flack, and Paul Ferrone, with the KPAC Bravo! Concert Series Committee.

Let’s Talk Pella – State Senator Ken Rozenboom

Posted: Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Iowa Senate District 40 Senator Ken Rozenboom discusses the 2014 Election and how’s he’s helping his fellow Republicans on the ballot as he approaches the middle of his term.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – The Knoxville Dance Team

Posted: Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined Knoxville Dance Team members Katie Goodwin, Kaelyn Hough, Molly Kellar, Jaden Hamilton, Kalie Kirkwood, Mikayla Becker, and Vickie Adrian to talk about the 2015 Iowa State Dance Team Solos Competition on Saturday.

Read the rest of this entry »

October 31st Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST 24 HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED: 82 CALLS, 8 911 CALLS

Read the rest of this entry »

Several Political Meet-N-Greets In Knoxville, Pella Today

Posted: Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 6:00 am

Early Voting

With Election Day Tuesday, there’s no shortage in the number of political meet and greets coming to the area.

Read the rest of this entry »

Senator Rozenboom Working on Behalf of Republicans on the Ballot

Posted: Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 5:59 am

Rozenboom-KenScale

One area politician’s name is not on the ballot this year, but he’s still on the campaign trail supporting candidates.

Read the rest of this entry »

Knoxville Dance Team To Compete In State Competition Saturday

Posted: Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 5:58 am

Several members of the Knoxville Dance Team are competing in the 2015 Iowa State Dance Team Solos Competition this weekend.

Read the rest of this entry »

Doren Enters Guilty Plea on Charge Stemming from September Arrest

Posted: Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 5:57 am

Brecken Doren

A Pella man arrested for sexual exploitation has entered a plea.

Read the rest of this entry »

Knoxville’s 8th Grade Mock Trial Team Wins At Regional Competition, On To State

Posted: Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 5:56 am

Knoxville Middle School’s 8th grade mock trial team were winners at their regional competition last week.

Read the rest of this entry »

Pella Opera House Hosting “Rock Legends” in Two Weeks

Posted: Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 5:55 am

The Pella Opera House is hosting a band that will be playing rock n’ roll tributes and more next month.

Read the rest of this entry »

Registration for 2014 Center Of Influence Event In Knoxville Ends Today

Posted: Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 5:54 am

Today is the final day for Knoxville employers to register for the 2014 Center of Influence event being hosted by the Iowa National Guard and Iowa Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves, or ESGR.

Read the rest of this entry »

Pella High Students Recognized for All-State Music Auditions

Posted: Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 5:53 am

Numerous Pella High School students have earned All-State recognition in the music department.

Read the rest of this entry »

War Production Led To Start Of Daylight Saving Time

Posted: Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 5:52 am

Daylight saving time is ending this weekend.

Read the rest of this entry »

Pella Lions Holding Fundraising Breakfast Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 5:51 am

The Pella Lions are holding a special fundraising breakfast this weekend.

Read the rest of this entry »

House District 28 Candidates

Posted: Thursday, October 30th, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Dr. Bob Leonard sits down with incumbent representative Greg Heartsill from Columbia, a Republican, and Democratic Challenger Megan Suhr, from Knoxville, to discuss issues on the minds of local voters. Tune in to KNIA 1320AM 95.3FM or KRLS 92.1 election night for our live award winning election coverage beginning at 9PM.

IN DEPTH: Pleasantville 8th Graders Host Candidates

Posted: Thursday, October 30th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Pleasantville 8th graders are actively involved in the upcoming election–inviting many candidates to the school to speak and take questions. What do they think of Representative Dave Loebsack, his challenger Mariannette Miller-Meeks, and Democratic Governor Jack Hatch?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with many of the Pleasantville 8th grade students involved.

Let’s Talk Pella – Scarlet Pimpernel at Pella Christian

Posted: Thursday, October 30th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Pella Christian’s 2014 Fall Musical is Scarlet Pimpernel, with performances scheduled for 7 p.m. on tonight, tomorrow, and Saturday at the PCHS Vermeer Auditorium. Director of Drama Marlo Van Peursem, student actors Jessi Vos and Matthew Rosler, and Ashley Ambroson join us on today’s program.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – KHS Cheerleaders Going To First-Ever State Competition

Posted: Thursday, October 30th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

KHS Cheerleaders

Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined Knoxville High School Cheerleading Coach Shantel Bennett and cheerleaders Samantha Beller, Jordan Beaver, Chelsea Shives, Grace Loscher, and Kennedy Vasquez-Smith to talk about going the State Cheerleading Competition this Saturday.

Read the rest of this entry »

October 30th Knoxville PD Report

Posted: Thursday, October 30th, 2014 at 8:30 am

The following criminal, traffic or civil charges are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

ARRESTS

NAME DOB CHARGE TIME OFFICER

Bacus, Selena Sue 1975 Theft – 5th 1737 hrs.
Vanderveer Cory Gene 1981 Domestic Abuse Assault 1300 hrs.

CHARGES

Trude, Abigail 08-25-1991 Harassment 10-25-14

CASES

14-0873 Burglary – 2nd Degree
14-0874 Domestic Abuse Assault
14-0875 Theft
14-0876 Violation of a No Contact Order
14-0877 Fraud (Counterfeit Money)

FIRE/RESCUE

0002: Knoxville Fire and Rescue paged to 425 D. Douglas St. for a house fire.
0306: KR paged to 502 E. Reno St.
0438: KR paged to KHC for transfer to Mercy.
0806: KR paged to the Knoxville High School.
0808: KR paged to 1017 Levin Drive.
0906: KR paged to N. 7th St.
1437: KR paged to KHC for transfer to Mercy.
1911: KR paged to KHC for transfer to Mercy.

ACCIDENTS
None

CALLS FOR SERVICE

16

October 30th Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Thursday, October 30th, 2014 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST 24 HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED: 81 CALLS, 13 911 CALLS

Read the rest of this entry »