Today’s Local News

Let’s Talk Pella – Red Rock Project Groundbreaking

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On this edition of Let’s Talk Pella, KNIA/KRLS News recaps a busy morning at the Lake Red Rock dam for the official groundbreaking on the $390 million Red Rock Hydroelectric Project.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Streetscape Update

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we hear from Assistant City Manager Dylan Feik about the latest on the Downtown Streetscape project.

Repair Work On Knoxville Skatepark To Start Today

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 8:21 am

Knoxville Skatepark

Work is underway today for repairs to the Knoxville Skate Park.

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August 14th Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 7:31 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 103 PHONE CALLS, AND 14 911 CALLS,

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Raceway Reporting Jump In Nationals Ticket Sales

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:00 am

Knoxville Nationals 2014

Tickets sale were up 5 percent at the Knoxville Raceway for this year’s 54th Annual FVP Knoxville Nationals.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Wednesday Officially Kicks Off Hydroelectric Project Construction

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 5:59 am

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Construction is officially underway for the $390-million dollar Red Rock Hydroelectric Project.

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Pella Dispatchers Add Tool to Reduce Response Times

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Dispatchers and emergency personnel in Pella have been using new software to cut down on response times.

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New KPS Teachers Excited To Start School Year

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 5:56 am

While most area students are set to begin classes in less than a week, teachers are already starting to get back into the swing of things. For new teachers, it’s about getting accustomed to a new school.

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“Iowa Prehistory” Session Featured at Red Rock This Week

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 5:55 am

Even as school approaches, summer programs continue at Lake Red Rock.

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Knoxville Nationals Parade Winners

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 5:54 am

Nationals Parade 2014

The winners of the 2014 McKay Insurance Agency Knoxville Nationals Parade are out.

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Marion County Residents Bring Home More Ribbons From State Fair

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 5:53 am

Marion County residents continue to take home first place ribbons in competitions at the Iowa State Fair.

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Office Hours In Marion County For Reps Of Grassley, Loebsack

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 5:52 am

Two of Iowa’s federal delegates will have representatives in Marion County this week.

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After School Program Available at Madison Elementary

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 5:51 am

Parents still have time to register kids for Pella’s After School Kid’s Klub, or ASKK.

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IN DEPTH: Emergencies on the Football Field

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

When serious injuries occur on the football field, it can be a life or death matter–and Central College has an upcoming training opportunity for those providing care on the sidelines.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dustin Briggs, Instructor of Exercise Science at Central College.

Let’s Talk Pella – Tree Planting Season

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Sheryl Nunnikhoven with Dutch Meadows Landscaping says mid-August to early-September is the best time of year to plant trees because of the cooler air and warmer soil.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – School Year Update w/ Superintendent Cassi Murra

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we hear from Knoxville Community School District Superintendent Cassie Murra about the upcoming school year.

August 13th Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 9:16 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 98 PHONE CALLS, AND 3 911 CALLS,

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO TWENTY THREE CALLS FOR SERVICE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TWO EXTRA PATROLS, ONE RETURN PHONE CALL, TWO RECKLESS DRIVERS, EIGHT ATTEMPTS AT PAPER SERVICE, TWO MOTORIST ASSISTS, ONE DISPUTE, ONE DOMESTIC, ONE TRAFFIC COMPLAINT, TWO CIVIL ISSUES, ONE RESCUE, ONE WANTED PERSON, AND ONE INTOXICATED PERSON.

THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING THIRTY SEVEN SUBJECTS,

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS TWO PEOPLE WERE BOOKED INTO THE MARION COUNTY JAIL.

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AS WITH ANY CRIMINAL CASE, A CHARGE IS MERELY AN ACCUSATION AND A DEFENDANT IS PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

Trial Set for Melcher-Dallas Man

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 6:00 am

A trial date has been set for a Melcher-Dallas man. 35-year-old Miles Richard Leavengood pled not guilty to felony domestic assault, false imprisonment, willful injury resulting in serious injury, witness tampering, and stalking.

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Red Rock Hydroelectric Project to Affect T-15 Traffic

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 5:59 am

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Staging work is beginning for the hydroelectric dam project this week.

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Knoxville School Board Sets Legislative Priorities

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 5:58 am

Five legislative priorities were chosen by the Knoxville School Board during their regularly scheduled meeting Monday.

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