Today’s Local News

Marion County BOS Terminates Leases, Discusses Moving County Offices At Special Session

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 5:56 am

The Marion County Board Of Supervisors has decided to terminate a pair of leases at the Marion County Farm.

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Maytag Center Opens for Students After Renovation

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 5:55 am

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School started this week for college students at Central.

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Streetscape Committee To Recommend Construction On Main and Robinson At Same Time

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 5:54 am

Spring will likely bring construction to two downtown Knoxville streets at the same time.

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Camping Safetys Tips for Those Making Preparations for Labor Day

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 5:53 am

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Park Rangers at local recreational areas would like to remind the public about safety tips as campers make preparations for the final major camping weekend of the summer.

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KNIA/KRLS Kicks Off High School Football Coverage

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 5:52 am

Nobody has high school football covered like KNIA and KRLS Radio.

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Lake Red Rock Packed With Labor Day Weekend Activities

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 5:51 am

Lake Red Rock will host plenty of activities for the family to enjoy for the Labor Day Holiday Weekend.

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House Fire in Pleasantville

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 2:05 pm

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Pleasantville Fire and Rescue, Pleasantville Police, Knoxville Fire and Rescue, and possibly other agencies responded to a house fire at 305 West Jasper St. in Pleasantville. The fire was extinguished in approximately one hour. The home wasn’t occupied by the family at the time but two pets succumbed. Authorities on scene tell KNIA/KRLS news that a preliminary investigation indicates that the fire was electrical, and started in the basement. Damage to the home has made it uninhabitable.

County records show that the deed to the property is held by Michael and Carisa Dabb.

Let’s Talk Pella – Nardini Discusses Water Project

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

City Adminstrator Mike Nardini discusses the City Council’s special meeting this week and the conversation surrounding the multi-million dollar water improvement project.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – RVTV With Chamber VP Annie Leonard

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we hear from Knoxville Chamber Of Commerce Vice President Annie Leonard about the upcoming RVTV event.

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August 28th Knoxville PD Report

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 10:48 am

The following is a press release from the Knoxville Police Department:

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August 28th Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 10:45 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 89 PHONE CALLS, AND 4 911 CALLS,

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IN DEPTH: Back to School Part 4; Eye Health

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 10:00 am

The kids are back. Back to school. How important is good vision to learning? How do we protect our children’s eyesight? In the fourth part of a five part program, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dr. Jason Maasdam with Eye Health Solutions, Knoxville.

Knoxville, Pella Get Set For Hatch Visit

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Democratic Candidate for Governor Jack Hatch will be in Knoxville and Pella today.

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Knoxville School Board Meeting Rescheduled For Friday

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 5:58 am

The Knoxville School Board is rescheduling their bi-monthly meeting for tomorrow beginning at noon.

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Mt. Pleasant Man Sentenced After Guilty Plea to Theft in Pella

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 5:57 am

A Mt. Pleasant Man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to a September 2013 theft at a car wash in Pella.

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Byrne Grant Helps MINE Task Force, Local Law Enforcement Fight Drug War

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 5:56 am

The War on Drugs in south-central Iowa is getting help courtesy of federal funding.

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Pella Middle School Renovations Still Well Ahead of Schedule

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 5:55 am

The Pella School Board received good news in regards to the Middle School remodeling project at their regular meeting this week.

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Fitzgerald Discusses Programs That Help Iowans Financially

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 5:54 am

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Iowans can get more money in their pockets with a pair of programs State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald talked about during a recent visit to the Marion County Democratic Headquarters in Knoxville.

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Park Rangers Share Water Safety Tips for Labor Day Holiday

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 5:53 am

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Park rangers and law enforcement officials have safety tips for those who plan to be on a boat Labor Day Weekend.

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Increase Your Skills With ‘Leadership Red Rock’

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 5:52 am

For 21 years now, the Marion County Development Commission has believed that people are an important resource.

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