Good Shepherd holds day of service
On Sunday, Sept. 8, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church joined the 4 million members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) to commemorate the church’s 25th anniversary by participating in "God’s work. Our hands. Sunday" – a special day of service.
Pleasantville's Daggett designs festival poster
If you are going to Des Moines this weekend for the Latino Heritage Festival, the official poster for the event was designed by a Marion County artist.
Bike Nite should be okay
Bike Nite Organizer Larry Kline said this morning that he is confident there will be a good crowd for the Sept. 6 event, the last one of the year.
What will bring people downtown?
After successful downtown events for RVTV and RAGBRAI®, there is still little to no foot traffic around the square from the thousands of Sprint Car fans in town for the Knoxville Nationals. We decided we would ask a few what they would like to see downtown to bring them to the central business district.
Engagement ring lost, found on road to Knoxville
A search party was organized last week during the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI®) for a diamond in the rough. A bride-to-be lost her engagement ring along the trail.
- Slideshow: RAGBRAI in Marion County
Estes to perform in new auditorium
Knoxville Schools Superintendent Randy Flack just announced that internationally acclaimed opera star Simon Estes will perform in Knoxville's new auditorium on Dec. 1.
Good turnout for fireworks
Knoxville had its own Independence Day fireworks display last night for the first time in several years.
Slideshow: 4-H'ers, families work on fairgrounds
Dozens of Marion County 4-H'ers, along with parents and members of the Fair Board, worked Sunday afternoon to spruce up the fairgrounds.
Hairball excited about Knoxville visit
Hairball front man, Happy, describes his band as a group of guys who never grew out of their love of rock and roll, the concert atmosphere and having nothing but a good time. The band's audiences include people of all ages, and he's hoping that Marion County is ready to party with him during the fair.
- More Celebrations Headlines
- Good Shepherd holds day of service