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Swine Show Results

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 4:09 pm

Swine Shomanship
Champion sr. swine showman – Megan Moore
Reserve sr. swine showman – Mac Harken
Champion intermediate swine showman – Chase Carter
Reserve int. swine showman – Cade Van Vliet
Champion jr. swine showman – Brook Moore
Reserve jr. swine showman – Tessa Vander Molen

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IN DEPTH: What’s Happening at the VA?

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Do the national scandals impacting the health care of our veterans have any consequences locally? What’s the current status of the Knoxville VA property? And with the planned new community based outpatient clinic?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Judith Johnson-Mekota, Director of the Veterans Affairs Central Iowa Health Care System, Des Moines.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Assistant City Manager, Dylan Feik

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Karen Overgaard is joined by Knoxville’s Assistant City Manager, Dylan Feik.

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Let’s Talk Pella – New Sustainability Pact Signed at Central

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Professor of Political Science and Director of Sustainability at Central College discusses sustainability efforts at Central and a recently signed document and what it means going forward.

Three Arrested in Knoxville Counterfeiting Case

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 12:36 pm

Alexander Gaylord Brunker
Alexander Gaylord Brunker

Donald Zoutte Jr
Donald Aaron Zoutte, Jr.

Spencer Ray Fitzpatrick
Spencer Ray Fitzpatrick

Knoxville Police Chief Dan Losada tells KNIA KRLS News that three men have been arrested in connection with the counterfeiting case that we reported on earlier this week.

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Congressman Loebsack Representative in Knoxville Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 11:04 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff in Knoxville, on Thursday from 2 to 3, at the courthouse.

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Marion County Veteran Not Surprised by the Situation in Iraq

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 6:00 am

A Marion County Deputy spent two tours of duty in Iraq.

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Leighton State Bank Opens New Drive-Up Facility This Month

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 5:59 am

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Leighton State Bank’s new drive-up facility is now open.

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Day 6 of Marion County Fair

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 5:58 am

Wednesday is day 6 for the Marion County Fair.

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School Supplies Available in Pella for Families in Need

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Area schools start classes in a little over a month and that means for many parents it’s time to buy school supplies.

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2014 Marion County Photo Contest Winners

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 5:56 am

Chase Carter

The Marion County Photo Contest features amateur photographers of all ages from around the county.

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Knoxville’s Dirt Kart Races Featured 70 Entrants

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 5:54 am

The Marion County Fair and the Knoxville Raceway hosted the first annual Dirt Kart races Monday evening.

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Friends of Library in Pella to Sell Books for Donations Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 5:53 am

Next week, the Pella Public Library will be accepting donations in exchange for a wide selection of books.

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Emerald Ash Borer Not in Marion County

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 5:52 am

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Earlier this year, the Emerald Ash Borer made its appearance in Iowa, and as KNIA KRLS News reported, it is a destructive pest that will kill ash trees.

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Lake Red Rock Packed with Activities This Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 5:51 am

There is still a lot of fun and educational activities to participate in at Lake Red Rock this week.

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IN DEPTH: Dan D Farms Sweet Corn

Posted: Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

It’s officially summer–Marion County sweet corn is ripe.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dan Dennison, with Dan D farms, and some of his young corn pickers.

Let’s Talk Pella – Lincoln Elementary Construction Plans

Posted: Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Pella Commmunity Schools Business Manager Roger DeWaard has updates from the special school board meeting last week covering plans for the Lincoln Elementary Construction Project.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Judi Van Hulzen, Marion County Public Health Nurse

Posted: Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Karen Overgaard talks with Marion County Public Health Nurse Judi Van Hulzen about pest-borne illnesses such as West Nile Virus and Lyme Disease.

Knoxville PD Warns of Counterfeit Bills

Posted: Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Police Department is warning area businesses and anyone that takes cash to be aware of counterfeit bills.

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Balloon Fest 5K/10K Raises Thousands for Area Cross Country Programs

Posted: Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 at 5:59 am

20140712_071451While the weather wasn’t ideal for launching balloons, organizers described the weather as “perfect” for a long run.

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