Today’s Local News

Knoxville Man Arrested on Assault Charges

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

Danny Lee Shaffer

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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Eight Local Students Receive Honor from Governor

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 5:55 am

435 high school seniors, including eight area students, will be honored Sunday April 27th at the 12th Annual Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony in Des Moines.

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Knoxville’s Young’s Park Ball Field is Getting a Makeover

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 5:54 am

From Home Plate

Knoxville City crews are busy changing up the ball field at Young’s Park.

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National Healthcare Decision Day

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 5:53 am

Today is National Healthcare Decisions Day.

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Knoxville’s HCI Hospice Care Services Offers Advanced Directive Advice

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 5:52 am

Mary Jo McClain, with HCI Hospice Care Services in Knoxville, tells KNIA KRLS News that making those healthcare decisions is not complicated, nor is it time-consuming.

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Trees Removed On Canal Will Be Replaced

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 5:51 am

Chandler Cutting Down Trees

16 trees along the Molengracht Canal were removed yesterday afternoon by the Pella Parks Department.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report – Wednesday, April 16

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 5:15 am

On Tuesday, Marion County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 42 calls for service including but not limited to one domestic, one pursuit, two vehicle unlock, four controlled burn, one dog, one debris in roadway, three return phone calls, two criminal mischief, three follow up, one parking complaint, two information, three reckless driver, one alarm, one juvenile, five paper service, five wanted persons, one motorist assist, one livestock, one suspicious person, one assist, and one accident with injuries.

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IN DEPTH: Character Counts in Pella

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Character Counts is having an event in Pella. What’s happening, and why does character count?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dr. Lowell Ernst, Director of K-12 Instruction for the Pella Community School District, and Kurt Faler and Brandon Burrell, with Central College.

Let’s Talk Pella with the Tulip Time Steering Committee

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Pella, Justin Webster talks with Tulip Time Steering Committee members Susan Canfield and Amy Van Haaften.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Pastor Andrew Schmidt, Good Friday Services

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Karen Overgaard is joined by Andrew Schmidt, Pastor of Celebrate Community Church.

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Bussey Couple Arrested On Burglary, Theft Charges

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 7:35 am

Mandy Lynn Reed Randall Craig Reed

Two Bussey residents were arrested Saturday.

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Bussey Couple Arrested On Burglary, Theft Charges

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 6:00 am

Mandy Lynn Reed Randall Craig Reed

Two Bussey residents were arrested Saturday.

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Pella School Board Gets Updates on Projects

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 5:59 am

The Pella Community School Board met last night.

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Grass Fire Saturday; Rain; Burn Ban Lifted Monday

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 5:58 am

Marion County Emergency Management Coordinator Jeff Anderson tells KNIA KRLS News that the burn ban that was enacted last week has been lifted as of 11:00 Monday morning.

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Pella City Council to Meet Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 5:57 am

The Pella City Council will meet today at the Public Safety Complex at 7pm.

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Knoxville School Board Hires New Activities Director

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 5:56 am

The Knoxville School Board met Monday evening, beginning in closed-session at 5:30, for a contract negotiation strategy session.

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Central’s Community Service Day is Here

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 5:55 am

Central College’s annual Community Service Day is today.

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Knoxville’s Cobblestone Inn & Suites Earns Best Guest Satisfaction Award

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 5:54 am

Sara McKay

The Cobblestone Inn and Suites recently brought home the Best Guest Satisfaction Award.

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Corps of Engineers to Host Teachers on STEM

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 5:53 am

June 25th and 26th, Lake Red Rock will host a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Professional Development Opportunity for teachers from Kindergarten up through eighth grade featuring “Engineering is Elementary.”

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