Today’s Local News

Pella Christian Earns State Tourney Bid; Pella Boys Look to Join Them

Posted: Monday, March 2nd, 2015 at 5:51 am

The Pella Christian Eagles have punched their ticket to the Class 2A State Boys Basketball Tournament.

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March 1st Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST 24 HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED 67 CALLS AND 6 911 CALLS

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Knoxville Streetscape Delayed

Posted: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 6:00 am

Cold weather continues to delay the start of work on the Downtown Streetscape project in Knoxville.

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Eighth Week of Legislative Session Marks Halfway Point

Posted: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 5:59 am

The eighth-week of the 2015 Iowa Legislative Season officially marks the halfway point.

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Sinclair Busy in Senate

Posted: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 5:58 am

District 14 State Senator Amy Sinclair has a busy week ahead in the Iowa Senate.

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Pella Christian Earns State Tournament Bid

Posted: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 5:57 am

The Pella Christian Eagles are moving on and have earned a bid in the 2015 Class 2A State Boys Basketball Tournament after their 48 to 41 win over Des Moines Christian last night.

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Bomb Threat at Knoxville Middle School Last Week

Posted: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 5:56 am

Another bomb threat was made against Knoxville Middle School on Thursday.

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Pella Sports Park Building Damaged After Wednesday Morning Fire

Posted: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 5:55 am

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One building at the new Pella Sports Park was damaged after a fire on Wednesday.

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Pressure on the VA

Posted: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 5:54 am

Three of Iowa’s federal delegates have joined together to find out why a Community Based Outpatient Clinic for veterans in Knoxville has yet to be awarded.

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Pella Chamber Holds Annual Membership Meeting

Posted: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 5:53 am

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The Pella Chamber of Commerce held their annual membership meeting at the Pella Opera House.

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Last Day to Vote for Local Business

Posted: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 5:52 am

A Knoxville business is looking for votes to try and win a $5,000 grant.

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World-Renowned Ensemble Conductor in Residency at Central

Posted: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 5:51 am

A world-famous wind ensemble conductor and educator is taking part in a week-long residency at Central College.

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Pella Christian Set to Play Western Christian in Round One of Class 2A State Tournament

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 10:24 pm

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The battle-tested Pella Christian Eagles boys have punched their ticket to Wells Fargo Arena after beating Des Moines Christian 48-41 on Saturday night.

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Fire Causes Severe Damage to Knoxville Home

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 12:11 pm

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Knoxville fire crews fought freezing temperatures and other obstacles as they battled a house fire Saturday morning.

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Fire in Knoxville

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 10:46 am

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At approximately 10:30 this morning, local fire crews were paged to 501 West Pearl St. in Knoxville.

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February 28th Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST 24 HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED 89 CALLS AND 3 911 CALLS

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Sex Abuse Charge Filed Against Oskaloosa Man

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Bond has been reduced for an Oskaloosa man accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old.

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Chohan Deported for Felony Conviction

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 5:59 am

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A man convicted of sexual abuse in Pella has been deported.

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Safety of Students, Staff Main Focus After Second KMS Bomb Threat

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 5:58 am

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Another bomb threat was made against Knoxville Middle School on Thursday.

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Oil Executive Visits Central Thursday; Opens Dialogue About Sustainability Issues on Campus

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 5:57 am

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One of the oil and gas industries’ top executives made a visit to Central College Thursday.

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