Today’s Local News

Knoxville City Council Approves Amended Budget; Employee Handbook & Discusses Citywide Cleanup

Posted: Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville City Council Monday night held a public hearing and passed an amendment to the City’s current budget, ending June 30, 2014, because bond issuance for the Streetscape project came after the budget was set.

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Computers Passed Down at Pella Community

Posted: Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 5:59 am

With the recent implementation of the 1:1 program at Pella High, new laptops will slowly be integrated into the schools, beginning with sixth graders this fall.

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Marion County Board of Supervisors Discuss Bridge Replacement on Hayes Drive

Posted: Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 5:58 am

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The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday morning at 9, at the Courthouse.

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Spring Cleaning Continues in Pella

Posted: Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 5:57 am

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With Tulip Time less than two weeks away, the City of Pella is preparing the town for spring, and an influx of visitors.

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Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Sets 3-5 Year Strategic Plan

Posted: Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 5:56 am

Knoxville’s Chamber of Commerce has set a 3 to 5 year strategic plan.

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Pella Middle School Renovation Launch

Posted: Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 5:55 am

The Pella Middle School is hosting a renovation launch tomorrow and invites the Pella community to get a tour of the building.

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State Senator Amy Sinclair: 6% Supplemental State Aid Unsustainable

Posted: Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 5:54 am

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Supplemental State Aid for Iowa’s schools has passed the Senate twice, State Senator Amy Sinclair tells KNIA KRLS News.

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Iowa’s Bird Lady Remembered Today in Pella, Next Month in Knoxville

Posted: Tuesday, April 22nd, 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’s Got Talent This Thursday at Celebrate Church

Posted: Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 5:52 am

Knoxville’s Got Talent – and they’ll prove it Thursday night at Celebrate Church.

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Pella Regional’s Finance Manager Named President of State Wide Group

Posted: Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 5:51 am

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Julie Flaig, Finance Manager at Pella Regional Health Center, has been named President of the Iowa Society for Healthcare Purchasing/Materials Management.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report – Tuesday, April 22

Posted: Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 5:15 am

On Monday, the Marion County Sheriff’s deputies responded to twenty three calls for service, including but not limited to, two rescues, one request for assistance, two wanted persons, eight attempts at paper service, two suspicious vehicles, two return phone calls, one reckless driver, one theft, two motorist assists, one juvenile, and one alarm.

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IN DEPTH: Songs of Love

Posted: Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Every year or so, a group of musicians–alumni of Central College–gather to compose and produce a song or two for a very select and precious audience. The songs they produce are truly Songs of Love.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Steve McCombs, Steve Mark, Ted Grubb, Terry Van Zee, and Todd Shusterman with the band, Third Floor John.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Shelly Braley, Knoxville, Safe Place Suicide Support Group

Posted: Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Karen Overgaard sits down with Shelly Braley, of Knoxville.

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Let’s Talk Pella with Mike Nardini

Posted: Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Pella, Justin Webster talks with Pella City Administrator Mike Nardini.

Knoxville’s Easter Egg Hunt Images

Posted: Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 7:28 am

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Several hundred little egg hunters, and their parents, showed up on Saturday for the Knoxville Noon Kiwanis Easter Egg hunt. The KNIA KRLS Little Big Radio was on hand as well, playing music and making announcements.

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Knoxville Raceway Weekend of Wheels Show & Shine Images

Posted: Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 7:23 am

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The Knoxville Raceway hosted a Weekend of Wheels Show and Shine car show Saturday before the opening night of racing.

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Pleasantville Easter Egg Hunt Images

Posted: Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 7:20 am

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The Pleasantville Chamber of Commerce hosted an Easter Egg hunt on Saturday.

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Marion County Supervisors to Discuss Bridge Replacement on Hayes Dr.

Posted: Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 6:00 am

Marion Co. Board of Supervisors

The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday morning at 9, at the Courthouse.

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Career Academy Update

Posted: Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 5:59 am

At last weeks Pella school board meeting an update was given on the Career Academy.

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Knoxville City Council to Discuss

Posted: Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 5:58 am

The Knoxville City Council will meet this evening at 6:15 at City Hall.

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