Brothers share proud moment
United States Marine Corporal James Sperr, formerly of Knoxville, recently had the privilege of placing the pin on his brother, Jacob, who was promoted to the same rank.
Bottled water available for teams
Marion County Emergency Management has nearly 2,000 one-quart bottles of water, purchased for RAGBRAI®, which have been offered to local football teams.
Why start so early?
With Knoxville School students getting out early every day this week, one may wonder why the first day of school was so early. Superintendent Randy Flack offered this explanation when asked about the early start date.
Sandmeier makes "Ultimate Fighter" cast
Lee Sandmeier of Knoxville survived rounds of tryouts and was selected from among 225 other competitors to be one of 16 fighters featured in the upcoming season of Fox Sports' "The Ultimate Fighter."
Knoxville students among DMACC electrical grads
Ten people have successfully completed a seven-week Electrical Maintenance class held on the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Newton Campus.
Pleasantville teachers take safety training
To best serve their students and the community, school staff members need to first take care of themselves, and that includes bringing the right attitude to the classroom, a guest speaker told Pleasantville Schools' staff members this morning.
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.
Celebrating America's Farmers' Markets
Over the first week of August, local markets across the country celebrated National Farmers Market Week.
Fans come out in droves
It may be Thursday, but that has not stopped dozens of Twin Cedars fans to skip work and enjoy a day at the ballpark.
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.
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