Today’s Local News

Dodge Drive Event in Knoxville Raises $2400 for Knoxville Alumni Association

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 5:56 am

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If you test drove a car during the Motor Inn Dodge Drive event in June, you helped to raise $2400 for Knoxville High School.

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Area Equestrian Rider Rides with World Cup Team This Weekend

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 5:55 am

An area teen is competing against the best equestrian riders in the country this weekend.

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Knoxville Public Library’s Outdoor Day Today

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 5:54 am

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The Knoxville Public Library’s summer reading program, Fizz, Boom, Read, is coming to a close, and will end with a pop on Friday afternoon.

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Marion County Community Foundation Awards $3000 Grant to Habitat for Humanity

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 5:52 am

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The Marion County Community Foundation recently awarded a $3000 grant to Habitat for Humanity of Marion County, Inc., to assist with critical housing repair and rehab projects.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report – Thursday, July 17

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 5:39 am

On Thursday, Marion County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 43 calls for service including but not limited to one welfare check, one accident property damage only, twenty two paper service, one suspicious vehicle, one attempt to locate, one vehicle unlock, two controlled burn, one livestock, two wanted person, two return phone calls, one domestic with injuries, two intoxicated person, two extra patrol, one accident with injuries, one drug information, and two rescue calls.

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IN DEPTH: Rick Hurt with the SCISWA

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

What’s happening at the landfill? How are we doing on recycling, and hazardous waste?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Rick Hurt, Executive Director of the South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency, Tracy.

Let’s Talk Pella – America In Bloom Evaluates Pella

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

ruce Riggs is a judge with America in Bloom and has evaluated more than 70 cities over the last 13 years. He talks about what he saw in Pella.

City of Pella Approves Contract to Rehabilitate Municipal Airport Runway

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 5:59 am

The Pella City Council is moving forward with plans to repair the runway at the Pella Municipal Airport.

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Pleasantville Man Lucky After Tractor Tips

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 5:58 am

“The good Lord must have been looking out for him.”

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Knoxville Farm & Home to Reward Customer #1,000,000 on Friday

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 5:56 am

Knoxville Farm and Home will serve their one-millionth customer this Friday.

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Thursdays in Pella is all about Insects and Flowers This Week

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 5:55 am

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The Pella Chamber of Commerce is down to its final three Thursdays in Pella offerings this summer, and this week is about “Bugs and Blooms.”

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Marion County Fair Comes to an End for 2014

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 5:54 am

The 2014 Marion County Fair wraps up today.

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Three Pilots Earn Awards for Competitive Flights During Balloon Fest

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 5:53 am

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Despite numerous flight cancellations at this year’s Balloon Fest, organizers described Friday night as a successful night of competition for pilots.

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Marion County Native Jason Brown to Perform in Knoxville Friday

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 5:52 am

Country singer, and Marion County native, Jason Brown will take the stage at the Knoxville Performing Arts center Friday, July 18, at 7:30.

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Cooler Weather Approaches Records, Doesn’t Break Them in Marion County

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 5:51 am

Cooler, drier weather made its way to the area this week, but temperatures weren’t quite cool enough to break records.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report – Thursday, July 17

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 5:43 am

On Wednesday, the Marion County Sheriff Deputies responded to 35 calls for service including: one road condition, one extra patrol, three transports, one call returned, sixteen papers served, two wanted persons, two welfare checks, one vehicle fire, one reckless driver, one call returned, two follow ups, one motorist assist, one trespass and two other calls for service.

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Swine Show Results

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 4:09 pm

Swine Shomanship
Champion sr. swine showman – Megan Moore
Reserve sr. swine showman – Mac Harken
Champion intermediate swine showman – Chase Carter
Reserve int. swine showman – Cade Van Vliet
Champion jr. swine showman – Brook Moore
Reserve jr. swine showman – Tessa Vander Molen

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IN DEPTH: What’s Happening at the VA?

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Do the national scandals impacting the health care of our veterans have any consequences locally? What’s the current status of the Knoxville VA property? And with the planned new community based outpatient clinic?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Judith Johnson-Mekota, Director of the Veterans Affairs Central Iowa Health Care System, Des Moines.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Assistant City Manager, Dylan Feik

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Karen Overgaard is joined by Knoxville’s Assistant City Manager, Dylan Feik.

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Let’s Talk Pella – New Sustainability Pact Signed at Central

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Professor of Political Science and Director of Sustainability at Central College discusses sustainability efforts at Central and a recently signed document and what it means going forward.