Today’s Local News

Pella Police Department has New Speed Sign to Help Slow Down Speeding Drivers

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 5:59 am

The Pella Police Department has new equipment that will allow them to better know where there are high areas of speeding in Pella.

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Drug Related Arrest in Pershing

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 5:58 am

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Michele Laxon

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force with the assistance of the Marion County Sheriff’s executed a drug search warrant at 1759 179th Place in Pershing on Tuesday where illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia were seized.

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Thursdays in Pella is About Staying Cool on Hot Summer Days

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 5:57 am

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This week Thursdays in Pella is all about staying cool on a hot summer’s evening with the theme “Splish Splash Summer Bash.”

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Knoxville Noon Kiwanis Work to Eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 5:56 am

The Knoxville Noon Kiwanis are teaming up with Kiwanis International and UNICEF on The Eliminate Project, an effort to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus around the world.

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Pella Christian Schools Receive Feedback for Pella Christian Grade School Project

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 5:55 am

The Pella Christian School Board and their construction committee is still considering the best option for the Pella Christian Grade School project.

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Knoxville Businesses Getting Windows Painted for Nationals

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 5:54 am

The Knoxville Nationals are almost here, and local businesses are getting in the mood.

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Lake Red Rock Packed with Activities This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 5:53 am

Lake Red Rock is jam-packed with activities this weekend.

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Twin Cedars Baseball to State!

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 5:52 am

For the second straight year, Twin Cedars’ baseball team is heading to Principal Park and the Class 1A state tournament.

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Iowa’s First State Roadway Reaches 100 Year Anniversary

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 5:51 am

Iowa’s first state roadway that made it’s way through area towns recently celebrated it’s 100th anniversary.

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IN DEPTH: Teaching Teachers Statistics

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 2:00 pm

A local professor is helping our teachers be the best they can be when teaching statistics to our kids.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Professor Wendy Weber, with Central College.

Let’s Talk Pella – New Drive Up Facility at Leighton State Bank

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Denise Becker and Jenna Vos at Leighton State Bank talk about their new drive-up facility.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Superintendent of Schools Cassie Murra

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Knoxville’s Superintendent of Schools Cassie Murra talks about Monday’s School Board meeting.

Drug Related Arrest Made in Pershing

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 11:17 am

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Michele Laxon

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force with the assistance of the Marion County Sheriff’s executed a drug search warrant at 1759 179th Place in Pershing where illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia were seized.

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Drug Arrests Made in Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 10:29 am

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Brandon Lee Galvin

Knoxville Police Chief Dan Losada tells KNIA/KRLS News that on July 22nd members of the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force and the Knoxville Police Department executed a drug search warrant at 1329 South Lincoln St. Lot #12 in Knoxville where illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia were seized.

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Area First Responders Train for Bus Rescue

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Area first responders spent this past Saturday morning at the landfill training for an unusual yet potentially tragic event–a wreck involving a school bus.

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Unemployment Rate Increases in Marion County, Remains Steady at State Level

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 5:59 am

While the state’s unemployment rate remained the same in June, the percentage increased in Marion County.

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Knoxville City Council Approves Plans

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 5:58 am

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The Knoxville City Council met Monday night.

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Central College to Host Hundreds of Prospective Students in August

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 5:57 am

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Hundreds of high school students and parents will make the trip to Central College in August for Iowa Private College Week.

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Board of Supervisors Consider HIRTA, Bonds

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 5:56 am

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The Marion County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday.

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Area Students Can Learn More about Scholte Family on Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 5:55 am

Area elementary and middle school students will have the opportunity to learn more about the Scholte Family this week.

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