Today’s Local News

Iowa Supreme Court to Hear Aquatic Center Case Monday

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 8:28 am

The Iowa Supreme Court will hear the case between the City of Pella, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the families of two boys who drowned at the Pella Aquatic Center in 2010 on Monday.

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March 5th Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 79 CALLS INCLUDING 6 911 CALLS.

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Mid-Iowa SBDC to Start Holding Office Hours in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Small businesses in Knoxville will be provided with additional help starting this month.

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Pella City Council Approved Annual Budget at Meeting Today

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 5:59 am

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The Pella City Council approved the city’s annual budget at their meeting this week.

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Flag Day Proclamation to be Signed by Governor Next Week

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 5:58 am

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Governor Terry Branstad will sign a proclamation next week for Flag Day in Iowa.

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Pella and Pella Christian Individual Speech Students Move On to State

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 5:57 am

Many area high school speech students are headed to state competitions next week.

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New HyVee Manager Feels Working in Knoxville a Great Opportunity

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 5:56 am

New Knoxville HyVee Manager K.C. Lyons has enjoyed getting to know the people of the community over his first several months in the position.

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Annual Central College Stringfest Concert Set for Tonight

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 5:55 am

Many local high school orchestra students will perform in the annual Stringfest at Central College today.

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Knoxville Middle School Choir to Perform in Osceola Tonight

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 5:54 am

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Tonight the Knoxville Middle School Choir will look to shine bright as they participate in the South Central Conference Junior High Vocal Festival in Osceola.

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Auxiliary of Pella Regional Seeking Nursing Students in Need of Finanical Aid

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 5:53 am

The Auxiliary of Pella Regional Health Center is seeking people in need of financial assistance in order to pursue a nursing career.

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Knoxville Among Town Hall Visits for Sinclair, Heartsill

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 5:52 am

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District 14 State Senator Amy Sinclair and District 28 State Representative Greg Heartsill will make their weekly town hall visits on Friday.

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Return of March Marks Return of Daylight Saving Time

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 5:51 am

As the calendar has turned to March, it’s officially time to “spring ahead.”

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IN DEPTH: PEO Cookbook Fame

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Over a century ago the Knoxville PEO ladies published a cookbook that received national acclaim. What’s the story behind the cookbook?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Kay Jensen and Christa Belknap, with the Knoxville PEO.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – KMS Choir on SCC Jr High Vocal Festival

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

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Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by Knoxville Middle School Vocal Music Teacher Megan Phillips and eighth-grade singers Joey Kesteloot, Kaila Hembrook, Austin Wadford, and Mickayla McGill to talk about their upcoming participation in the South Central Conference Junior High Vocal Festival and what they feel is great about participating in choir.

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Let’s Talk Pella – PADCO Latest

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Karen Eischen with the Pella Area Development Corporation discusses ongoing projects and an upcoming trip to Washington D.C.

March 4th Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 103 CALLS INCLUDING 11 911 CALLS.

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Urbandale Man Charged for Bringing Club to Knoxville Residence

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 6:00 am

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A felony charge has been filed against an Urbandale man accused of bringing a club to his girlfriend’s home in Knoxville.

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Marion County to Receive Additional $1.2 Million in Road Funding from Gas Tax Increase

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 5:59 am

With a higher gas tax in place, many counties and cities are preparing for ways to distribute the new funding.

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Moody’s says Knoxville’s Sewer Bond Rating Remains Outstanding

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 5:58 am

Knoxville’s sewer bond rating through Moody’s remains excellent after a third review in 18 months.

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Signs to Explain Traffic Flow at Flashing Lights Along Roche

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 5:56 am

While many have made positive remarks about the changes to the traffic lights along Roche Street at Pleasant, Marion, and Main to flashing red and yellow lights, there is still some confusion as to how drivers are supposed to proceed through these intersections.

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