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Central College Fringe Festival This Week

Posted: Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 5:51 am

The Central College Fringe Festival will be Wednesday through Saturday.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report – Monday, April 21

Posted: Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 5:15 am

On Sunday, the Marion County Sheriff Deputies responded to 65 calls for service, 13 911 calls, including by not limited to 4 motor assist, 2 extra patrol, 1 harassment, 2 dog, 1 intoxicated driver, 1 dispute, 1 attempt to locate, 1 vehicle lock, 2 grass fire, wanted person, 1 criminal mischief, 3 controlled burns, and 1 livestock calls.

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Marion County Community Foundation Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, April 20th, 2014 at 5:59 am

Mary Van Zante, President of the Marion County Community Foundation, tells KNIA/KRLS that their deadline for grant requests is tomorrow.

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Knoxville Raceway Bill Passes House 78-15

Posted: Sunday, April 20th, 2014 at 5:58 am

State Representative Greg Heartsill tells KNIA KRLS News that the bill that would allow a state tax break of up to $2 million to help pay for a major expansion project at the Knoxville Raceway passed the House Wednesday, by a vote of 78-15.

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State Drought Conditions Improving

Posted: Sunday, April 20th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Conditions have improved greatly over the last according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor.

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National Infant Immunization Week is Next Week

Posted: Sunday, April 20th, 2014 at 5:56 am

The week of April 26 through May 3 is National Infant Immunization Week. Judi Van Hulzen, with Marion County Public Health, says immunizations are the best way to prevent diseases such as measles, diptheria, tetanus and pertussis – or whooping cough.

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Auditions This Week for “Seussical, the Musical”

Posted: Sunday, April 20th, 2014 at 5:55 am

The Union Street Players will be holding auditions for their summer show “Seussical, the Musical,” next week.

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Knoxville Woman Offers Support to Suicide Survivors

Posted: Sunday, April 20th, 2014 at 5:54 am

On October 6, 2010, a Knoxville mother’s life changed forever.

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New Trend in Gardening

Posted: Sunday, April 20th, 2014 at 5:53 am

Sheryl Nunnikhoven, owner of Dutch Meadows in Pella, tells KNIA/KRLS that a new trend in landscaping is miniature gardening.

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Molengracht Getting Fresh Look for Spring

Posted: Sunday, April 20th, 2014 at 5:51 am

16 trees along the Molengracht Canal were removed Tuesday afternoon by the Pella Parks Department.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report – Sunday, April 20

Posted: Sunday, April 20th, 2014 at 5:15 am

On Saturday, the Marion County Sheriff’s deputies responded to twenty-nine calls for service including 1 underage drinking party, 1 burglary report, 8 controlled burns, 1 livestock on roadway, 2 personal damage accidents, 2 harassment, 1 follow-up, 2 domestic abuse reports, 4 grass fires, 1 dog call, 1 illegal dumping, 1 atv’s on roadway, and 1 report of a suspicious person.

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Marion County Man Pleads Not Guilty to Burglary, Theft Charges

Posted: Saturday, April 19th, 2014 at 6:00 am

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In his arraignment this week, 31 year old Joel Allen Followill, of Knoxville, pled not guilty in Marion County District Court.

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Happy Easter

Posted: Saturday, April 19th, 2014 at 6:00 am

It’s Easter Sunday.

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Change Order for Pella Sports Park

Posted: Saturday, April 19th, 2014 at 5:59 am

Pella City Administrator Mike Nardini tells KNIA/KRLS News that during this week’s city council meeting a change order was approved for the Pella Sports Park.

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Marion County Attorney’s Office Reports Increase in Convictions

Posted: Saturday, April 19th, 2014 at 5:58 am

In 2012, the Marion County Attorney’s Office convicted 790 individuals of indictable offenses, which was an increase from 690 in 2009.

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Registration Open for 21st Annual Klompen Classic

Posted: Saturday, April 19th, 2014 at 5:57 am

For the 21st consecutive year, the Wednesday evening before Tulip Time will draw a crowd in downtown Pella for the Klompen Classic.

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Engines Will Roar, Dirt Will Fly! Knoxville Raceway Opener Tonight

Posted: Saturday, April 19th, 2014 at 5:56 am

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The engines will roar to life Saturday night at the Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Series Cup Opener at the Knoxville Raceway.

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Auditions Coming Up for Seussical The Musical

Posted: Saturday, April 19th, 2014 at 5:55 am

The Union Street Players will be holding auditions for their summer show “Seussical, the Musical,” next week.

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National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum: Salute to Champion Steve Kinser

Posted: Saturday, April 19th, 2014 at 5:54 am

The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum in Knoxville is pleased to announce that this year’s featured attraction will be the “Salute to Champion Steve Kinser” special exhibition.

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Habitat Breaks Ground on Another Home in Marion County

Posted: Saturday, April 19th, 2014 at 5:53 am

Habitat for Humanity of Marion County broke ground on it’s 43rd home last weekend in Pella.

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