Today’s Local News

Knoxville Author To Hold Reading Of New Book Saturday

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 5:56 am

A Knoxville author will be in town next week to discuss a new book he’s written.

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Seat Party At Knoxville Grand Theater Saturday

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 5:54 am

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The Grand Theater Foundation will hold a Seat Party this weekend.

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Whodunit Play to be Presented by Central College and Pella Opera House Next Week

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 5:53 am

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Students at Central College will be performing a special “whodunit” play next week in Pella.

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Dedication Ceremony For Civil War Soldier To Be Held At Graceland Cemetery In Knoxville

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 5:52 am

It’s nearly been 153 years since a Knoxville soldier in the Union Army was killed in an ambush.

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Fifth Annual Marching Dutch Invitational Takes Place on Saturday

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 5:51 am

The Pella High Marching Dutch will host the 5th annual “Marching Dutch Invitational” on Saturday at the Pella High School football stadium.

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Knoxville High’s Homecoming Court Announced

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 1:30 pm

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The queens and kings for Knoxville High School’s Homecoming Court have been announced.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans to Perform in Marion County

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans is returning to Marion County for two concerts this weekend.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Freedom Rock Improvements With Don Zoutte of AM-VETS Post 63

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville we’re joined by former Knoxville Mayor Don Zoutte with AM-VETS Post 63 to talk about improvements being made at the Marion County Freedom Rock site.

September 25th Knoxville PD Report

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 11:41 am

The following is a press release courtesy of the Knoxville Police Department:

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September 25th Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 10:20 am

IN THE PAST 24 HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED: 79 CALLS, 11 911 CALLS

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Accident on Highway 14 and G76

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 8:25 am

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Columbia Fire and Rescue, the Knoxville Township Rural Fire Department, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Marion County Emergency Management, and the Iowa State Patrol responded to an accident at the intersection of Highways 14 and G76 at approximately 8AM this morning.

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Peoples Bank of Indianola Officially Purchases Pleasantville State Bank

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 6:00 am

Pleasantville State Bank has been officially purchased by Peoples Bank of Indianola and will change its name next month.

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Banned Books Week Serves to Remind People of the Issues of Censorship

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:59 am

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This week marks banned book week at libraries across the country.

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Knoxville Raceway Wrapping Up Season With Late Model Nationals

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:58 am

The final racing weekend of the season at Knoxville Raceway begins today with qualifying races for the 11th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals.

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Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans Returns to Marion County This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:57 am

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Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans is returning to Marion County for two concerts this weekend.

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Marion County BOS Approves New Mutual Aid Agreement

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:56 am

A new mutual aid law enforcement agreement has been approved by the Marion County Board of Supervisors.

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Unemployment Numbers Continue to Improve in Marion County

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:55 am

The latest unemployment numbers from Iowa Workforce Development show improvement in Marion County.

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Knoxville Families Encouraged To Sign Up For Library Cards

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:54 am

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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month and Knoxville Public Library Director Roslin Thompson is encouraging families to get their free card.

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Families First Offers Five-Week Course Based on Family Fun

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:53 am

Families First of Pella continues its offerings of fall classes this week.

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Improvements To Marion County’s Freedom Rock Started By AM-VETS Post 63

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:52 am

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Improvements to the Freedom Rock memorial in Knoxville will soon be underway.

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