Today’s Local News

Pella Chamber Holds Annual Membership Meeting

Posted: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 5:53 am

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The Pella Chamber of Commerce held their annual membership meeting at the Pella Opera House.

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Last Day to Vote for Local Business

Posted: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 5:52 am

A Knoxville business is looking for votes to try and win a $5,000 grant.

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World-Renowned Ensemble Conductor in Residency at Central

Posted: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 5:51 am

A world-famous wind ensemble conductor and educator is taking part in a week-long residency at Central College.

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Pella Christian Set to Play Western Christian in Round One of Class 2A State Tournament

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 10:24 pm

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The battle-tested Pella Christian Eagles boys have punched their ticket to Wells Fargo Arena after beating Des Moines Christian 48-41 on Saturday night.

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Fire Causes Severe Damage to Knoxville Home

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 12:11 pm

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Knoxville fire crews fought freezing temperatures and other obstacles as they battled a house fire Saturday morning.

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Fire in Knoxville

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 10:46 am

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At approximately 10:30 this morning, local fire crews were paged to 501 West Pearl St. in Knoxville.

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February 28th Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST 24 HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED 89 CALLS AND 3 911 CALLS

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Sex Abuse Charge Filed Against Oskaloosa Man

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Bond has been reduced for an Oskaloosa man accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old.

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Chohan Deported for Felony Conviction

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 5:59 am

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A man convicted of sexual abuse in Pella has been deported.

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Safety of Students, Staff Main Focus After Second KMS Bomb Threat

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 5:58 am

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Another bomb threat was made against Knoxville Middle School on Thursday.

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Oil Executive Visits Central Thursday; Opens Dialogue About Sustainability Issues on Campus

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 5:57 am

Harry Smith interviews Harold Hamm. Photo by Dan L Vander Beek for Central College

Central’s Harry Smith interviews Harold Hamm on Central College’s
campus. Photo by Dan L Vander Beek for Central College.

One of the oil and gas industries’ top executives made a visit to Central College Thursday.

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Sinclair ‘Disappointed’ with Tactics Used to Help Pass Gas Tax

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 5:56 am

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Many state officials are displeased with new 10-cent gas tax that goes into effect Sunday.

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Snow Returns to Area Tonight; Mixed Precipation Predicted for Monday Night

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 5:55 am

After near record breaking cold made its way through the area this week, more snow is expected to accumulate tonight into Sunday.

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Marion County Budget Hearing Scheduled for March 10th

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 5:54 am

A public hearing on the 2015-2016 Marion County budget will be held early next month.

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Encore Performance Red Rock Retro Radio Theater Set for Sunday on KNIA

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 5:52 am

A final opportunity to hear the Red Rock Retro Radio Theater Music and Comedy Variety Show will begin this weekend.

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Pella Christian to Play in Substate Basketball Tonight

Posted: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 5:51 am

The Pella Christian Eagles are one win away from a state tournament berth, but will have to face yet another rival today to do so.

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Oil Executive Visits Central Thursday; Opens Dialogue About Sustainability Issues on Campus

Posted: Friday, February 27th, 2015 at 3:03 pm

Harry Smith interviews Harold Hamm. Photo by Dan L Vander Beek for Central College

Central’s Harry Smith interviews Harold Hamm on Central College’s
campus. Photo by Dan L Vander Beek for Central College.

One of the oil and gas industries’ top executives made a visit to Central College Thursday.

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IN DEPTH: Why Music Matters; Mitch Lutch and Frank Battisti

Posted: Friday, February 27th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A world renowned conductor is visiting Central College this week.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Marion County Community Foundation Application Process

Posted: Friday, February 27th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Mary Van Zante with the Marion County Community Foundation discusses the application process. Click here to go to their official website.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Ramaeker Screen Printing Grant Contest Entry with Becky Ramaeker

Posted: Friday, February 27th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by Becky Ramaeker of Ramaeker Screen Printing to talk about their entry in the Dream Big Grow Here grant contest.