Today’s Local News

Former Knoxville Officer Conrey to be Added to Law Enforcement Memorial

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 5:56 am

A Knoxville police officer killed in the line of duty over 76 years ago will be honored in Washington D.C. next year.

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Pella School Board Receives Updates on Three Major Construction Projects

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 5:55 am

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The Pella Community School Board received more construction updates at their final meeting of the year this week.

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Optimists Club Sets Up Annual Angel Giving Tree in Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 5:54 am

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The Optimists Club has set up their annual Angel Giving Tree at the Coffee Connection in Knoxville.

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Public Relations Manager Receives November Shining Star at Pella Regional

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 5:53 am

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Pella Regional Health Center has named it’s November Shining Star.

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Christmas Activities at the Knoxville Senior Center This Week

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 5:52 am

Christmas is coming to the Knoxville Senior Center this week.

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Special Exhibit Featuring Duck Stamps at Pella Public Library

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 5:51 am

A special exhibit featuring the artwork of students has made it’s way to the Pella Public Library.

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IN DEPTH: The Well

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Who’s behind The Well in Pella? What services do they offer, and why?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Nancy Henry, Kathy Terlouw, and Ginny Krichau with The Well.

Let’s Talk Pella – Final Home Dedication of 2014 for Habitat for Humanity

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

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New homeowner Paula Oellerich, Director of HFHMC Lisa Crabbs, and Project Manager Jordan Downing join us on today’s program.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Flu Season Update with MCPH Judi Van Hulzen

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by Marion County Public Health’s Judi Van Hulzen to provide an update on the current flu season.

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December 16th Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 76 CALLS INCLUDING 5 911 CALLS.
THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 38 SUBJECTS.

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Prison Sentence for Knoxville Man Guilty of Felony Stalking

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Five years in prison was the sentence handed down against a Knoxville man in Marion County District Court Friday.

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Pella City Council to Review Water Improvement Plans and Electric Rates Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:59 am

The Pella City Council is holding their final meeting of calendar year 2014 on Tuesday.

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Oskaloosa Woman Facing Felony Charges in Marion County

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:58 am

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Felony theft and drug charges have been entered in Marion County against an Oskaloosa woman.

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Habitat for Humanity Dedicates Final Home of 2014 in Pella

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:57 am

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Habitat for Humanity of Marion County has completed their final home dedication of 2014.

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MCPH Keeping Eye Out for Mutated Flu Strain

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:56 am

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has been warning the country about a mutation to one of this years flu strains.

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Well Resource Center Takes Over Pella Thrift Shop

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:55 am

The Well Resource Center has officially taken over operations at the Pella Thrift Shop.

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Knoxville Middle School Looking to Add Help for Special Ed Program

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:54 am

Knoxville School Superintendent Cassi Murra says the Knoxville Middle School Special Education Department is looking for additional help.

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Record Warmth Over Last Few Days Gives Way to Freezing Temperatures

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:53 am

Overnight lows were the warmest on record in Marion County this past weekend.

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Ash Borer Found in Marion County

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:52 am

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reports that the emerald ash borer has been positively identified for the first time in rural Iowa.

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Iowa DOT to Review U.S. 63 Bypass Plans Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:51 am

The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting tonight to discuss the conceptual alternatives for a proposed U.S. 63 northwest bypass of Oskaloosa, as well as the project study area, including Pella.

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