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  • April 8 streetscape.jpg Paving should begin this month

    The Knoxville Streetscape and Infrastructure Project is on schedule. Following a meeting Tuesday morning, those involved indicate that paving on Robinson should begin this month. 

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • field fire 4.jpg Video: Burn ban in place in Marion County

    The dry weather, coupled with numerous grass fire calls over the past several days, has led to the fire chiefs of Marion County to support a burn ban. The ban went into effect at 10 a.m. Tuesday morning. 

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo 1 Video

  • West donation to Davis.jpg West students help Davis family

    The students, faculty and staff of West Elementary have once again opened their hearts and piggy banks. In the month of March, West Elementary raised $1,838.55 for Penelope Davis, a toddler stricken with cancer. 

    April 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • field fire 1.jpg UPDATE: KRFD fights wide field fire

    We now know more about a fire broke out in a field at the corner of Pratt Drive and 150th, approximately five miles south of Knoxville, Monday afternoon. 

    April 7, 2014 7 Photos 1 Video

  • image_large-1.jpg Law enforcement seeks help

    The Marion County Sheriff's and Attorney's Offices, along with the Pella Police Department, are helping the FBI locate an unidentified male suspected of having ties to child pornography. 

    April 7, 2014 3 Photos

  • Sinclair and Heartsill.jpg Legislators report to Knoxville

    The final Legislative Coffee of 2014 was held Friday afternoon in Knoxville, with Rep. Greg Heartsill and Sen. Amy Sinclair in attendance. 

    April 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tracy Wilkins.jpg Wilkins eager to lead KHS

    The Knoxville School Board officially approved a contract with Tracy Wilkins Thursday night. Wilkins is set to take over as Principal of Knoxville High School for the coming school year. 

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Supervisors 2013.jpg Supervisors meet Tuesday

    The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session Tuesday, April 8, at 9 a.m. 

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Heartsill mug Heartsill reports on oversight hearings

    Rep. Greg Heartsill, a member of the House Government Oversight Committee, has been hearing testimony from Mike Carroll of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services and former State employees who received confidential settlements. 

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • raceway concept drawing.jpg Raceway Rebate should move forward next week

    Rep. Greg Heartsill believes that the $2 million sales tax rebate for the Knoxville Raceway will move out of the House Ways and Means Committee on Monday and get full House approval on Tuesday or Wednesday. 

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

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