Today’s Local News

Knoxville School Board Approves Committee for the Performing Arts

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 6:00 am

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The Knoxville School Board this week approved a request to support a Committee for the Performing Arts.

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Pella Has Three Street Projects to Consider

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 5:59 am

One of the main topics discussed at this weeks Pella City Council meeting was street repairs.

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Knoxville Woman Offers Support to Suicide Survivors

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 5:58 am

On October 6, 2010, a Knoxville mother’s life changed forever.

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European Style Seating in Downtown Pella Discussed

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 5:57 am

European style outdoor seating in downtown Pella was the focus of a presentation given by Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce Karen Eischen during this week’s city council meeting.

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Good Friday Service to be Held at Knoxville Performing Arts Center

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 5:56 am

Good Friday is this week, and the Knoxville Ministerial Association has organized an Ecumenical service that will be held at the Knoxville Performing Arts Center.

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A Call To Serve to Host Annual Service Surge in May

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 5:55 am

A Call To Serve Ministries of Iowa will hold its annual service surge in several communities on May 10th.

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Iowa’s Bird Lady Remembered in Marion County

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 5:53 am

Gladys Black, who was adored by many in the Midwest and known as “Iowa’s Bird Lady,” will have her legacy recounted by Larry Stone, who knew and worked with Black.

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Knoxville Public Library to Host Comedy Act Friday Morning

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 5:52 am

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The Knoxville Public Library is celebrating National Library Week this week.

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Pella Regional Names New Manager of Rehabilitation

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 5:51 am

Pella Regional recently named Michelle Morgan, MPT, as their new Manager of Rehabilitation for Home Health, Skilled Care and Inpatient Services.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report – Thursday, April 17

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 5:15 am

On Wednesday, Marion County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 20 calls for service including but not limited to six extra patrol, one reckless driver, two motorist assist, one two transports, one debris in the roadway, one grass fire, two deer, one dog, one welfare check, one wanted person, one follow up, and one suspicious person.

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High Winds Causing Damage in Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 2:40 pm

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The high winds are causing some damage today in Knoxville. This tree was felled at Roche and Rock Island this afternoon, as gusts reach up to 40 mph.

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IN DEPTH: National Healthcare Decisions Day

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

It’s National Healthcare Decisions Day. What’s it about, and what should we do?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Mary Jo McClain with HCI Care Services, Knoxville.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Dispatch Supervisor Martha Dykstra

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Karen Overgaard is joined by Marion County Dispatch Supervisor Martha Dykstra.

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Let’s Talk Pella with Chaplin Phil from Pella Regional and the Comfort House

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Pella, Justin Webster talks about National Healthcare Decisions Day with Chaplin Phil Strauben from Pella Regional and the Comfort House.

Marion County Under Wind Advisory This Afternoon

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 7:14 am

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Wind
Advisory…which is in effect from 1 pm this afternoon to 6 pm
cdt this evening.

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National Weather Service Issues Red Flag Warning for Marion County

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 7:12 am

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Red Flag
Warning for extreme fire conditions…which is in effect from
Noon today to 6 pm cdt this evening. The fire weather watch is no
Longer in effect.

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Marion County Attorney Files Resistance to Gag Order in Rider Case

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Troy Rider, former Knoxville High School PE teacher and football coach, has been charged with two counts of 3rd degree sexual abuse and sexual exploitation by a school employee, and last month, his attorney filed a request for a gag order.

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Pella City Council Talks Upgrades Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 5:59 am

The Pella City Council met last night.

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Knoxville Man Arrested on Assault Charges

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 5:58 am

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At 3:29 on the morning of March 26, a Knoxville Police Department Officer was dispatched to a home at the Wheel Estates trailer court at 1329 S. Lincoln, to a fight.

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Teachers Share Experiences with Pella School Board

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 5:57 am

During this week’s Pella School Board meeting, teachers who have participated in AIW, or Authentic Intellectual Work, shared their experiences with the board.

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