Today’s Local News

Prison Sentence for Knoxville Man Guilty of Felony Stalking

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:00 am

Brian Todd Goemaat

Five years in prison was the sentence handed down against a Knoxville man in Marion County District Court Friday.

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Pella City Council to Review Water Improvement Plans and Electric Rates Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:59 am

The Pella City Council is holding their final meeting of calendar year 2014 on Tuesday.

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Oskaloosa Woman Facing Felony Charges in Marion County

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:58 am

Racheal Lynn Van Alst

Felony theft and drug charges have been entered in Marion County against an Oskaloosa woman.

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Habitat for Humanity Dedicates Final Home of 2014 in Pella

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:57 am

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Habitat for Humanity of Marion County has completed their final home dedication of 2014.

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MCPH Keeping Eye Out for Mutated Flu Strain

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:56 am

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has been warning the country about a mutation to one of this years flu strains.

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Well Resource Center Takes Over Pella Thrift Shop

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:55 am

The Well Resource Center has officially taken over operations at the Pella Thrift Shop.

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Knoxville Middle School Looking to Add Help for Special Ed Program

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:54 am

Knoxville School Superintendent Cassi Murra says the Knoxville Middle School Special Education Department is looking for additional help.

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Record Warmth Over Last Few Days Gives Way to Freezing Temperatures

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:53 am

Overnight lows were the warmest on record in Marion County this past weekend.

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Ash Borer Found in Marion County

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:52 am

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reports that the emerald ash borer has been positively identified for the first time in rural Iowa.

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Iowa DOT to Review U.S. 63 Bypass Plans Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 5:51 am

The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting tonight to discuss the conceptual alternatives for a proposed U.S. 63 northwest bypass of Oskaloosa, as well as the project study area, including Pella.

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IN DEPTH: E-911

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Changes are coming to the E-911 Office in Marion County.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with John McCoy, Director of the E-911 Office, Knoxville.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Aquatic Center is Open

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Aquatic Center Manager Mallary Westhoff discusses the $2.9 million renovations to the indoor Aquatic Center in Pella.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – 2015 Legislative Session with District 28 Rep. Greg Heartsill

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 1:00 pm
Greg Heartsill

Greg Heartsill

Today on Let’s Talk Knoxville, we’re joined by District 28 Representative Greg Heartsill to talk about the upcoming legislative session.

Emerald Ash Borer in Marion County

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 9:18 am

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reports that the emerald ash borer has been positively identified for the first time in rural Iowa.

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December 15th Marion County Sheriff’s Report

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 62 CALLS INCLUDING 4 911 CALLS.
THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING 35 SUBJECTS.

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Knoxville Man Enters Plea in Attempted Murder Case

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 6:00 am
Ricky Lee Hyatt

Ricky Lee Hyatt

A not guilty plea was entered by a Knoxville man accused of shooting another person in the head.

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Pella Indoor Aquatic Center to Open Today

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 5:59 am

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The Pella Indoor Aquatic Center is open for business.

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Heartsill Focusing on Budget, Safe Communities for 2015 Legislative Session

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 5:58 am
Greg Heartsill

Greg Heartsill

The 2015 Iowa Legislative Session is now less than a month away and District 28 Representative Greg Heartsill is preparing for the road ahead.

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Pella School Board to Review Construction Projects at Final 2014 Meeting

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 5:57 am

The Pella School Board is holding its final meeting of calendar year 2014 on Monday.

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Fire Codes Presentation on Agenda for Knoxville City Council Meeting

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 5:56 am

Knoxville City Council

A comparison of the Uniform and International Fire Codes will be part of a presentation to the Knoxville City Council during their final regular meeting of the year tonight.

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