Today’s Local News

Pella Little Dutch Win First Ever State Football Championship

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 10:27 pm

State Champs

The Pella High Little Dutch are the Class 3A State Football Champions after their 38-17 win over Sioux City Heelan.

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Crews Respond To Residential Fire North Of Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 8:56 pm

Knoxville fire crews are battling home fire believed to be started by a corn stove.

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IN DEPTH: Help with the Affordable Care Act

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Do you need some help negotiating the Affordable Care Act? If so, the experts are coming to Pella.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Nicole Kock, with Visiting Nurse Services, Des Moines and Knoxville.

Wreck on T-17

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 1:40 pm

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At approximately 11:00 this morning, a Pella man traveling southbound on T-17 lost control of his Subaru, over-corrected, hit a ditch and apparently went end-over-end, finally coming to rest in a cornfield just south of the Des Moines River.

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Let’s Talk Pella – City Sends Comment to EPA

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini discusses the letter the City Council sent to the EPA about proposed regulations.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – The Great American Smokeout

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by Marion County Public Health Wellness Coordinator Jennifer Bourbonnais to talk about the Great American Smokeout.

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Pella Man Charged with Numerous Drug-Related Felonies After Morning Arrest

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 9:49 am

Roger Neil Byers

A Pella man is in custody and charged with numerous drug-related offenses after an early morning arrest today.

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November 20th Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 104 CALLS INCLUDING 6 911 CALLS.
THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 31 SUBJECTS.

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Pella High Little Dutch are One Win Away from State Championship

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 6:01 am

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The Pella Little Dutch will play for their first ever state football championship tonight when they take on Sioux City Heelan.

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Theft, Burglary, And Weapons Among Charges Facing Knoxville Felon

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 6:00 am

Nathan Leland Minard

Multiple charges are facing a Knoxville felon after a hit and run accident uncovered a weapon and a host of stolen items. 30-year-old Nathan Leland Minard was arrested Monday afternoon.

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Work Continues on Red Rock Hydroelectric Project

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 5:59 am

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Work on the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project continues, with approximately 100 workers on the site at this time.

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Annual Living Windows Celebration Gets Underway Today In Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 5:58 am

Living Windows Country Christmas 2014

Santa and Mrs. Claus are coming to town today as Knoxville will hold their annual Living Windows celebration.

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Pella City Council Submits Comment to EPA About Proposed Regulations

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 5:57 am

The Pella City Council submitted comment to the Environment Protection Agency about proposed carbon emissions regulations at their meeting on Tuesday.

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Local Gift Ideas To Be Offered By Iowa State Savings Bank In Knoxville During Living Windows

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 5:56 am

Iowa State Savings Bank in Knoxville wants to encourage people to shop local this holiday season.

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Marion County Public Health Encouraging Smokers To Participate In Great American Smokeout Today

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 5:54 am

Today is the Great American Smokeout and Marion County Public Health Wellness Coordinator Jennifer Bourbonnais wants to encourage smokers to think about ways to quit.

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Assistance Available for Affordable Care Act Website in Pella Next Month

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 5:53 am

Those who need assistance navigating the Affordable Care Act website will have the chance next month.

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Salon 114 Receives Knoxville SSMID Funds For Exterior Brickwork

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 5:52 am

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Salon 114 in Knoxville has become the latest business to receive SSMID money for work on the exterior of their business.

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Oxfam America Hunger Banquet to be Hosted by Central Tonight

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 5:51 am

Central College is hosting an evening of festivities aimed at helping solve the problem of homelessness and poverty.

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IN DEPTH: Grand Theater Update

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Where are we with the restoration of the Grand Theater?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dylan Morse and Natalie Job with the Grand Theater Foundation.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Chamber and the Holiday Season

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Executive Director of the Pella Chamber of Commerce Karen Eischen previews some of the activities hosted by the Pella Chamber of Commerce this holiday season.