Knoxville — According to the Marion County Engineer's Office, highways are now in normal winter driving condition. Gravel roads have all been bladed and opened up at least one way. We will continue until dark this evening to open up gravel roads. Drivers should exercise caution with gravel roads as some are still 100% snow and ice packed.
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- Board agrees to pay firm to assist in principal search The Knoxville School Board approved an agreement with Tryon and Associates in the amount of $5,900 to assist in the search for a new high school principal. Current Principal Kevin Crawford is retiring at the end of the school year. Cassandra Murra, h
- County firefighters in training This week was the second of 12 in Firefighter 1 and 2 courses being taught at local fire departments. Knoxville Fire Chief Jim Mitchell said that 22 firefighting students from Marion County are meeting twice a week to receive the training. A handful
- Heartsill meets with Pleasantville students Rep. Greg Heartsill held his monthly Pleasantville town hall meeting in the PHS Events Center Friday morning. Much of his audience was comprised of PHS seniors. Heartsill opened the meeting by explaining his role and providing more information about
- Trial date set in case against DHS The Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) and a few of its employees will be defendants in a civil trial on Dec. 29, 2014. Chad Bennett of Pleasantville filed the petition against DHS, as well as employees Mary Nedoba, Howard Griffin and Julie Alli
- Twin Cedars to cut positions The Twin Cedars School Board met Monday night. One of the main topics was the budget and finding a way to generate cash reserves. Superintendent Brian VanderSluis said that several years of declining enrollment at Twin Cedars has forced this discussi
- KHC Recognizes Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week Pulmonary disease is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Nearly 16 million Americans are affected by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week is March 9-15 and is initiated by the American Associ
Supreme Court denies Cobbins request
The Iowa Supreme Court has denied convicted murderer Terry Cobbins' application for further review.
Chances of Raceway rebate still alive
Though the original bill proposed to provide up to $2 million in rebates to the Knoxville Raceway (HF 2281) is technically dead, the idea is still alive and will likely find new life in another bill.
Supreme Court arguments made in Edouard case
Arguments were made before the Iowa Supreme Court Monday, March10, in the ongoing appeal of former Pella Pastor Patrick Edouard.
Rider facing count in Warren County
On Friday, March 7, the Carlisle Police Department filed a criminal complaint charging Knoxville High School Head Football Coach/PE Teacher Troy Neil Rider with sexual exploitation by a school employee.
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