Today’s Local News

Let’s Talk Pella – Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans to Perform in Marion County

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans is returning to Marion County for two concerts this weekend.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Freedom Rock Improvements With Don Zoutte of AM-VETS Post 63

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville we’re joined by former Knoxville Mayor Don Zoutte with AM-VETS Post 63 to talk about improvements being made at the Marion County Freedom Rock site.

September 25th Knoxville PD Report

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 11:41 am

The following is a press release courtesy of the Knoxville Police Department:

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September 25th Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 10:20 am

IN THE PAST 24 HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED: 79 CALLS, 11 911 CALLS

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Accident on Highway 14 and G76

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 8:25 am

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Columbia Fire and Rescue, the Knoxville Township Rural Fire Department, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Marion County Emergency Management, and the Iowa State Patrol responded to an accident at the intersection of Highways 14 and G76 at approximately 8AM this morning.

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Peoples Bank of Indianola Officially Purchases Pleasantville State Bank

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 6:00 am

Pleasantville State Bank has been officially purchased by Peoples Bank of Indianola and will change its name next month.

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Banned Books Week Serves to Remind People of the Issues of Censorship

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:59 am

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This week marks banned book week at libraries across the country.

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Knoxville Raceway Wrapping Up Season With Late Model Nationals

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:58 am

The final racing weekend of the season at Knoxville Raceway begins today with qualifying races for the 11th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals.

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Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans Returns to Marion County This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:57 am

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Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans is returning to Marion County for two concerts this weekend.

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Marion County BOS Approves New Mutual Aid Agreement

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:56 am

A new mutual aid law enforcement agreement has been approved by the Marion County Board of Supervisors.

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Unemployment Numbers Continue to Improve in Marion County

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:55 am

The latest unemployment numbers from Iowa Workforce Development show improvement in Marion County.

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Knoxville Families Encouraged To Sign Up For Library Cards

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:54 am

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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month and Knoxville Public Library Director Roslin Thompson is encouraging families to get their free card.

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Families First Offers Five-Week Course Based on Family Fun

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:53 am

Families First of Pella continues its offerings of fall classes this week.

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Improvements To Marion County’s Freedom Rock Started By AM-VETS Post 63

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:52 am

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Improvements to the Freedom Rock memorial in Knoxville will soon be underway.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Ends Today

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:51 am

The KNIA/KRLS Home Shopping Extravaganza continues with the final day of savings today.

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IN DEPTH: PEO Cookbook Fame

Posted: Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Over a century ago the Knoxville PEO ladies published a cookbook that received national acclaim. What’s the story behind the cookbook?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Kay Jensen and Christa Belknap, with the Knoxville PEO.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Events At Knoxville Public Library With Director Roslin Thompson

Posted: Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

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Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville we’re joined by Library Director Roslin Thompson to talk about event ongoing at the Knoxville Public Library.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Emergency Response Teams Face Unique Challenges at Red Rock Dam

Posted: Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Marion County Emergency Management Coordinator Jeff Anderson and Pella Administrative Services Manager Marcia Slycord talk about how 911 responses will work with the ongoing Red Rock Hydroelectric Project.

Foundation In Honor Of Late Knoxville Employee Donates To Ken Locke Stadium, Grand Theater

Posted: Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 12:00 pm

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The Friends & Family of Linda Cowman have donated a new iron bench to Ken Locke Stadium and made a $4,000 donation to the Grand Theater Foundation.

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September 24th Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 8:48 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 92 PHONE CALLS, AND 9 911 CALLS,

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