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March 25th Knoxville PD Report

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 8:30 am

The following criminal, traffic or civil charges are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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Murra Asks State Delegates to Support SSA Increase After Tax Cut Bill Passes Committee

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 8:26 am

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The following is a letter from Knoxville Schools Superintendent Cassi Murra to District 28 State Representative Greg Heartsill and District 14 State Senator Amy Sinclair asking them to support an increase in state supplemental aid (SSA):

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Marion County Outdoor Warning Sirens to be Tested This Morning

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 8:20 am

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Outdoor warning sirens in Marion County will be tested at 10:15 this morning.

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March 25th Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 83 CALLS IN ADDITION TO 8 911 CALLS AND 2 INCOMPLETE 911 CALLS.

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Marion County Board Sets Timeline for Building Demolition

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Demolition on a crippled Marion County building in downtown Knoxville will begin this week once final documentation is acquired after the Board of Supervisors gave authorization Tuesday.

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National Weather Service Discusses Differences in Severe Weather Advisories

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 5:59 am

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The National Weather Service would like to remind the public about the types of advisories it issues as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week.

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Marion County Residents Get Lesson in Storm Spotting

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 5:58 am

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Presentations on how to identify and report severe weather were given during storm spotter training Tuesday.

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Residents Asked to Avoid Restricted Areas at Lake Red Rock Construction Site

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 5:57 am

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Fishermen and others are reminded to refrain from entering restricted construction areas near the Lake Red Rock hydroelectric dam project.

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Knoxville Schools Enter Transportation Agreement with Pella

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 5:56 am

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On Monday, the Knoxville School Board approved a transportation agreement with Pella Community School District, but it wasn’t without opposition from several transportation employees.

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Lincoln Elementary Construction Site Benefits from Warm Spring Break

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 5:55 am

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Construction is on-schedule at Lincoln Elementary.

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Family Caregiver College Offered Thursday at Knoxville Senior Center

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 5:54 am

HCI Care Services of Knoxville and Quality Case Management (QCM) are offering a Family Caregiver College at the Knoxville Senior Center Thursday.

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Marion County’s Hospitals Have $51 Million Impact on Economy

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 5:53 am

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Pella Regional Health Center and Knoxville Hospital and Clinics have a $51 million dollar impact on the local economy, according to the latest study by the Iowa Hospital Association.

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Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District Selling Trees, Shrubs

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 5:52 am

Order forms are due by Friday for bare root trees being sold by the Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District.

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Kiwanis Prepare for Pella and Knoxville Easter Egg Hunts

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 5:51 am

Both Pella and Knoxville are getting ready for their annual Easter Egg hunts.

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IN DEPTH: Fundraising

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

What’s it like to help with fundraising for a great cause?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Robin Pfalzgraf with HCI Care Services, Knoxville.

Let’s Talk Pella – Certified Budget Approved

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses the 2015-16 budget and creative ways to generate revenue for the district.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Severe Weather Awareness Week with MCEM Coordinator Jeff Anderson

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by Marion County Emergency Management Coordinator Jeff Anderson to talk preparations for Severe Weather Awareness Week.

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Grand Theater Receives Donation from Northstar Friendship Bracelet Sale

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 12:59 pm

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A $1000 donation was made to the Grand Theater Foundation by 5th grade students at Northstar Elementary in Knoxville who held a fundraiser selling friendship bracelets.

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Marion County’s Hospitals Have $51 Million Economic Impact

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 10:00 am

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Pella Regional Health Center and Knoxville Hospital and Clinics have a $51 million dollar impact on the local economy, according to the latest study by the Iowa Hospital Association.

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Marion County Board Authorizes Building Demolition to Start This Week

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 9:52 am

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Demolition on a crippled Marion County building in downtown Knoxville will begin this week, once final documentation is acquired, after the Board of Supervisors gave their authorization Tuesday.

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