Today’s Local News

Tracy Man Receives Suspended Prison Term, Parole for 2nd Degree Sex Abuse

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

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Bryce William Puyear was charged in September 2013 with second degree sexual abuse, for allegedly having sexual contact with two victims under the age of twelve when the incidents occurred.

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Iowa Supreme Court Overturns Decision for a New Trial for a Former Pella Pastor

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

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The Iowa Supreme Court overturned a decision by the Iowa Court of Appeals that would have allowed for a new trial for a former Pella pastor convicted of four counts of sexual exploitation.

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Two-Car Accident Sends One to Knoxville Hospital

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

At about 10:15 Thursday evening, Knoxville Fire and Rescue, Knoxville Police and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a two-car accident on Highway 14, near the overpass on the south side of Knoxville.

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Thursdays in Pella was All About “Bugs and Blooms” This Week

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

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The Tulip Toren stage hosted quite the variety of performances at this week’s Thursdays in Pella.

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Knoxville’s New Downtown Street Signs Have Retro Look

Posted: Saturday, July 19th, 2014 at 5:56 am
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Dennis Webb

As previously reported by KNIA KRLS News, Knoxville’s Streetscape project includes new signage for downtown.

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Central College Awarded Grant to Educate Math Teachers

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

Central College has been awarded a share of a $600,000 grant from the Iowa Department of Education for the next three years.

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Birds-Eye View From Marion County Courthouse Clock Tower

Posted: Saturday, July 19th, 2014 at 5:54 am
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A View from Above

The view from the clock tower on the Marion County Courthouse is not something just everyone gets to experience.

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Tickets for Union Street Players Production of “Seussical” are on Sale

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

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The Union Street Players are putting the final touches on their family-friendly production of a musical that takes the audience into the world of Seuss.

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Knoxville’s Farm and Home Rewards One Millionth Customer

Posted: Saturday, July 19th, 2014 at 5:52 am

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Knoxville’s Farm and Home made one lucky person very happy Friday afternoon.

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Art Classes Offer Chances for Kids to Use Creative Muscle

Posted: Saturday, July 19th, 2014 at 5:51 am

There are still plenty of opportunities for young artists in Pella to flex their creative muscles at the Pella Community Art Center.

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Knoxville’s Farm and Home Rewards One Millionth Customer

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 5:00 pm

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Knoxville’s Farm and Home made one lucky person very happy this afternoon.

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IN DEPTH: One Million Customers at Farm and Home

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

A local business will serve its millionth customer on today.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jeff McLaren, with the Knoxville Farm and Home.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Karen Ackley, Marion County Extension Office

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Karen Overgaard talks with Marion County Extension Office Ag and Horticulture assistant Karen Ackley.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Local Horse Rider Competing on World Cup Team

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

An area teen is competing against the best equestrian riders in the country this weekend. Nadine Van Zomeren from Timber Hill Farms in rural Leighton is competing at the International Saddle Seat Equestrian World Cup competition in Asheville, North Carolina.

Iowa Supreme Court Overturns Decision for a New Trial for a Former Pella Pastor

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 9:47 am

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The Iowa Supreme Court overturned a decision by the Iowa Court of Appeals that would have allowed for a new trial for a former Pella pastor convicted of four counts of sexual exploitation.

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Filters Inside of Machinery Catch Fire at PPI Thursday

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Smoke filled a Pella business Thursday afternoon, prompting an evacuation.

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Demolition Project at Power Plant Receives Deadline Extension

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 5:59 am

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The Pella City Council approved an extension for the completion date of the power plant demolition project.

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RVTV Returning to Knoxville

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 5:58 am

Knoxville has been selected as an RVTV “All Star” destination, based on an outstanding showing in 2012.

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Iowa Senator Discusses Violence in Israel

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley commented recently about the uptick in violence between Israel and Palestine.

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Dodge Drive Event in Knoxville Raises $2400 for Knoxville Alumni Association

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 5:56 am

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If you test drove a car during the Motor Inn Dodge Drive event in June, you helped to raise $2400 for Knoxville High School.

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