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Boil order still on in Pleasantville
A water main break late Wednesday afternoon in Pleasantville has led to a boil order.
Supreme Court to hear arguments in Edouard case
The Iowa Supreme Court is expected to hear oral arguments in the appellate case of Patrick Edouard on March 10.
- Carter in Missouri prison The arson trial of Nicholas Wade Carter, 19, was scheduled to begin on Wednesday, March 5. However, he is in prison in Missouri. Carter is accused of starting a fire at 110 East Robinson on March 25, 2013. The fire broke out around 1:50 p.m. A passer
- Fundraising continues for new M-D Library A fundraising campaign for a new Melcher-Dallas Public Library is in its third year. Nearly $78,000 has been raised and a different building to house the library has been purchased. Librarian Lori Davis has been active in the campaign. She said she h
- KHS Jazz Band Hits High Note The Knoxville High School Jazz Band finished their 2013-14 season on a high note last Saturday with an outstanding performance at Truman State's Jazz Fest 46. The Knoxville jazz band scored the highest points for any band, earning a first place finis
- Knoxville CDBG Housing rehab pre-applications The City of Knoxville is considering a CDBG Housing Fund grant application to the Iowa Economic Development Authority for funding of an Owner-occupied Housing Rehabilitation Program. The proposed program could provide financial assistance to income-q
- Principals report on Positive Behavior Instructional Support Grades kindergarten through eight take part in a Positive Behavior Instructional Support (PBIS), intended to encourage good behavior among Knoxville students. The principals of Northstar and West Elementary, as well as Knoxville Middle School, shared
- McCarty leads KHS Bowlers to 7th place finish at State Meet |The Knoxville girls’ bowling team was one of (10) Class A schools that qualified for Monday’s state bowling tournament. The Panthers placed seventh overall. Keokuk won the class A title with a team score of 2,926. They were followed by North Scott 2
Health Department Reminds Residents of Winter Septic System Safety
The Marion County Department of Public Health and area septic system contractors have seen an increase in freezing septic systems due to a very cold winter and frost running deep into the ground.
Candidate filing period begins
The filing period for the primary election of state and federal office candidates began yesterday, Feb. 24, and will run through March 14 at 5 p.m.
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