Today’s Local News

Iowa Continues to Improve with Release of Latest Drought Monitor

Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 5:51 am

Iowa continues to make progress on the latest U.S. Drought Monitor.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report – Monday, April 14

Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 5:15 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 24 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ONE INTOXICATED PERSON, ONE SUICIDAL PERSON, ONE HORSE, ONE RESCUE, ONE DEBRIS IN THE ROADWAY, ONE JUVENILE, THREE MOTORIST ASSISTS, TWO VERBAL DOMESTICS, TWO TRANSPORTS, ONE FOLLOW UP, ONE DOG, ONE INCOMPLETE 911, ONE EXTRA PATROL, ONE WELFARE CHECK, ONE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, ONE ROAD CONDITIONS, ONE RECKLESS DRIVER, AND TWO PAPER SERVICE.

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KNIA KRLS Severe Weather Action Team Activated Saturday Night

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 7:36 am

The KNIA KRLS Severe Weather Action Team went into operation at approximately 10:45 Saturday night, when the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for all of Marion County.

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Federal Income Taxes Due Tuesday; State Due April 30

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 6:00 am

Federal Income Taxes are due Tuesday.

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Pella Community School Board Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:59 am

The Pella Community School Board will meet tomorrow at 4pm inside the High School Media Center.

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VA Hopes to Make Knoxville CBOC Announcement in Late Spring

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:58 am

As previously reported by KNIA/KRLS News, the decision on the contract and location of the proposed new Community Based Outpatient Clinic award was delayed earlier this year.

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Central’s Annual Community Service Day

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Central College’s annual Community Service Day is Tuesday.

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Knoxville’s School Board to Review AD Employment; Performing Arts Committee

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:56 am

The Knoxville School Board will meet Monday evening, beginning in closed-session at 5:30, to hold a contract negotiation strategy session.

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Pella Parks Department Busy Cleaning Up for Spring

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:55 am

With warmer temperatures around the corner, the City of Pella Parks Department can be found around town removing the remnants of winter.

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City of Knoxville Withdrawing Support for KVA

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:54 am

Knoxville’s City Council this week approved a letter to be sent to the Department of Veteran’s Affairs regarding the Enhanced-Use Lease process with the Knoxville VA campus.

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Missouri River Doing More Than Building a Dam

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:53 am

While Missouri River Energy Services will be spending the next four years working on the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project, they are already working on projects in the area to “give back to the community.”

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Iowa State Patrol Reminder Regarding Cell Phone Use Behind the Wheel

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:52 am

Iowa State Patrol Trooper Doug Cutts has a recommendation for everyone that is behind the wheel of a vehicle, or who owns a cell phone.

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Musical Acts for Locals to Enjoy During Tulip Time

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:51 am

Susan Canfield and Amy Van Haaften, members of the Tulip Time Steering committee, sat down with KNIA/KRLS News Wednesday to remind locals of all the great activities that will be part of the annual flower festival.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report – Sunday, April 13

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:15 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO TWENTY SIX CALLS FOR SERVICE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ONE DOMESTIC, ONE RESCUE, ONE INTOXICATED DRIVER, ONE FRAUD, TWO REPORTS OF TRESPASS, ONE GRASS FIRE, TWO FOLLOW UPS, TWO RESIDENTIAL ALARMS, TWO ATV’S, ONE WELFARE CHECK, TWO MOTORIST ASSISTS, ONE ANIMAL BITE, ONE EXTRA PATROL, ONE JUVENILE, ONE RECKLESS DRIVER, TWO PAPER SERVICES, AND ONE THEFT.

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Knoxville’s Grand Theater Foundation Offers Naming Rights to Main Auditorium

Posted: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Knoxville’s Grand Theater Restoration project is progressing, says Foundation President Dylan Morse.

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Vermeer Wins Award for Second Consecutive Year

Posted: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 5:59 am

For the second consecutive year, Vermeer Corporation was awarded “Dealer’s Choice” in the Ag/Shortline Manufacturer category by the North American Equipment Dealers Association.

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Knoxville Community Chorus Encore Performance Sunday

Posted: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 5:58 am

The Knoxville Community Chorus encore performance will be Sunday afternoon at 3, at New Covenant Church at 1510 West Madison in Knoxville.

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Pella Library Having a Book Sale Today – Knoxville’s is Next Week

Posted: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 5:57 am

The Pella Public Library is having a sale today.

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Pleasantville Fire Department Holding Vendor/Craft Fair Fundraiser Today

Posted: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 5:56 am

Pleasantville Emergency Services is hosting a Vendor/Craft Fair and bake sale, Saturday from 9 to 2, with more than 30 vendors and craft booths, as well as farmers market items.

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Grammy Winner Performing in Pella Tonight

Posted: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 5:55 am

A free concert for the public will be held in the Cox-Snow Recital Hall tonight, when critically acclaimed jazz singer Catherine Russell takes the stage at 7:30pm.

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