Today’s Local News

Weather Related Road Closings

Posted: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 7:00 am

The following roads are closed in Marion County due to heavy rain:

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KNIA/KRLS Breast Cancer Awareness Save-A-Life Radiothon At Knoxville Hospital & Clinics Is A Success

Posted: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 6:00 am

Radiothon 2014

Part one of the 8th Annual KNIA/KRLS Breast Cancer Awareness Save-A-Life Radiothon took place at Knoxville Hospital and Clinics Tuesday evening.

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Pella School Board Discussed Issues with Legislators and Candidates Monday

Posted: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 5:59 am

Legislative Roundtab

The Pella School Board hosted area legislators and candidates for election at a round table discussion at their meeting Monday.

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Open Enrollment, Early Start Calendar Discussed At Knoxville School Board Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 5:58 am

Knoxville School Board

An early look at open enrollment figures shows that Knoxville Community School District is moving in the right direction.

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Heavy Rain Monday and Tuesday Fills Area Streams and Approaches October Records

Posted: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Heavy rainfall this week had area streams overflowing their banks and has the county nearing the record for the wettest October on record.

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Smith Named Kiwanis International Layperson Of The Year

Posted: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 5:56 am

Ernie Smith - Layperson Of Year

Ernie Smith has been named the Nebraska-Iowa District Kiwanis International Layperson Of The Year.

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New Fencing Club Starting in Sully in 2015; Special Q&A Set for Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 5:55 am

The Olympic Sport of fencing is coming to the area.

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City of Pella Holding Appliance Take Back for City Electric Customers

Posted: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 5:55 am

City of Pella Electric Customers will have the chance to dispose of large appliances next week.

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Fundraiser Dinner Being Held Saturday For Clay Township Fire & Rescue In Tracy

Posted: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 5:54 am

The Clay Township Fire & Rescue in Tracy will have a fundraiser this week.

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Owner Presented Habitat For Humanity Home In Pleasantville

Posted: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 5:52 am

Pleasantville Habitat Home

Habitat For Humanity of Marion County held a ceremony this weekend to present Tawnia Martin with her new home in Pleasantville.

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Best Selling Dutch Novelist Visiting Pella in October

Posted: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 5:51 am

A best-selling Dutch novelist will make her way to Pella this month.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – The KNIA-KRLS Radiothon With Knoxville Hospital & Clinics’ Katrina Nelson & Cindy Crozier

Posted: Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

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Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by Katrina Nelson and Cindy Crozier from Knoxville Hospital and Clinics to talk about the 8th Annual KNIA-KRLS Breast Cancer Awareness Save-A-Life Radiothon.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Fall Colors in Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Professor of Biology at Central Paul Weihe discusses the changing of the leaves in autumn.

Area Streams Filling Up Due to Heavy Rain

Posted: Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 10:01 am

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Rainfall in the past 24 hours has resulted in English Creek South of Knoxville overflowing its banks. Cedar Creek’s water levels have topped 18 feet at last report, rising more than 12 feet in less than 24 hours. According to the National Weather Service, 3.2 inches has fallen in Knoxville and 3.61 in Pella, with more than 4 inches reported 4 miles north of Pella. No watches or warnings are in effect, and no other area streams are near flood stage at this time.

First Part Of The KNIA-KRLS Breast Cancer Awareness Save-A-Life Radiothon Hits The Airwaves Today

Posted: Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 6:00 am

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The 8th Annual KNIA-KRLS Breast Cancer Awareness Save-A-Life Radiothon is part of a month-long partnership between KNIA-KRLS, Knoxville Hospital and Clinics, and Pella Regional Health Center.

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Nobody Injured in Monday Morning House Fire in Pella

Posted: Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 5:59 am

Pella October 13

The Pella Fire Department responded to a house fire on yesterday morning.

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Car Hit Refrigerator Near Melcher-Dallas Monday

Posted: Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 5:58 am

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No one was injured after a car hit a refrigerator north of Melcher-Dallas.

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Fall Color Change is On Schedule This Season

Posted: Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 5:57 am

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The most telling sign that autumn has arrived is right on schedule this year.

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List Of Knoxville Chamber Board Nominees Is Set

Posted: Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 5:56 am

The list of nominees for the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is now available.

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Family Values Whistle Stop Bus Tour Stops in Pella Monday

Posted: Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 5:55 am

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A statewide whistle stop tour made it’s way through Marion County on Monday.

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