Today’s Local News

Knoxville’s School Board to Discuss AD Employment Tonight

Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 5:58 am

The Knoxville School Board will meet this evening, beginning in closed-session at 5:30, to hold a contract negotiation strategy session.

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Central’s Annual Community Services Day

Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Central College’s annual Community Service Day is tomorrow.

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It’s Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 5:55 am

Each year, the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators.

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Rep. Greg Heartsill Offers Insight to Knoxville Raceway Bill

Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 5:54 am

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State Representative Greg Heartsill tells KNIA KRLS News that a bill that would allow a state tax break of up to $2 million to help pay for a major expansion project at the Knoxville Raceway passed out of the House Ways and Means Committee recently.

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Miniature Gardening the New Fad in Landscaping

Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 5:53 am

Sheryl Nunnikhoven, owner of Dutch Meadows in Pella, tells KNIA/KRLS that a new trend in landscaping is miniature gardening.

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Knoxville’s Peace Tree Brewing Brings Home Gold for Blonde Fatale

Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 5:52 am

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Out of 4900 beers, from 62 countries, Knoxville’s Peace Tree Brewing was awarded one of 94 gold medals at the World Beer Cup.

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Iowa Continues to Improve with Release of Latest Drought Monitor

Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 5:51 am

Iowa continues to make progress on the latest U.S. Drought Monitor.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report – Monday, April 14

Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 5:15 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 24 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ONE INTOXICATED PERSON, ONE SUICIDAL PERSON, ONE HORSE, ONE RESCUE, ONE DEBRIS IN THE ROADWAY, ONE JUVENILE, THREE MOTORIST ASSISTS, TWO VERBAL DOMESTICS, TWO TRANSPORTS, ONE FOLLOW UP, ONE DOG, ONE INCOMPLETE 911, ONE EXTRA PATROL, ONE WELFARE CHECK, ONE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, ONE ROAD CONDITIONS, ONE RECKLESS DRIVER, AND TWO PAPER SERVICE.

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KNIA KRLS Severe Weather Action Team Activated Saturday Night

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 7:36 am

The KNIA KRLS Severe Weather Action Team went into operation at approximately 10:45 Saturday night, when the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for all of Marion County.

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Federal Income Taxes Due Tuesday; State Due April 30

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 6:00 am

Federal Income Taxes are due Tuesday.

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Pella Community School Board Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:59 am

The Pella Community School Board will meet tomorrow at 4pm inside the High School Media Center.

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VA Hopes to Make Knoxville CBOC Announcement in Late Spring

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:58 am

As previously reported by KNIA/KRLS News, the decision on the contract and location of the proposed new Community Based Outpatient Clinic award was delayed earlier this year.

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Central’s Annual Community Service Day

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Central College’s annual Community Service Day is Tuesday.

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Knoxville’s School Board to Review AD Employment; Performing Arts Committee

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:56 am

The Knoxville School Board will meet Monday evening, beginning in closed-session at 5:30, to hold a contract negotiation strategy session.

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Pella Parks Department Busy Cleaning Up for Spring

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:55 am

With warmer temperatures around the corner, the City of Pella Parks Department can be found around town removing the remnants of winter.

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City of Knoxville Withdrawing Support for KVA

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:54 am

Knoxville’s City Council this week approved a letter to be sent to the Department of Veteran’s Affairs regarding the Enhanced-Use Lease process with the Knoxville VA campus.

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Missouri River Doing More Than Building a Dam

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:53 am

While Missouri River Energy Services will be spending the next four years working on the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project, they are already working on projects in the area to “give back to the community.”

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Iowa State Patrol Reminder Regarding Cell Phone Use Behind the Wheel

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:52 am

Iowa State Patrol Trooper Doug Cutts has a recommendation for everyone that is behind the wheel of a vehicle, or who owns a cell phone.

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Musical Acts for Locals to Enjoy During Tulip Time

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:51 am

Susan Canfield and Amy Van Haaften, members of the Tulip Time Steering committee, sat down with KNIA/KRLS News Wednesday to remind locals of all the great activities that will be part of the annual flower festival.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report – Sunday, April 13

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 5:15 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO TWENTY SIX CALLS FOR SERVICE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ONE DOMESTIC, ONE RESCUE, ONE INTOXICATED DRIVER, ONE FRAUD, TWO REPORTS OF TRESPASS, ONE GRASS FIRE, TWO FOLLOW UPS, TWO RESIDENTIAL ALARMS, TWO ATV’S, ONE WELFARE CHECK, TWO MOTORIST ASSISTS, ONE ANIMAL BITE, ONE EXTRA PATROL, ONE JUVENILE, ONE RECKLESS DRIVER, TWO PAPER SERVICES, AND ONE THEFT.

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