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  • Knoxville Enlists in Program to Bridge Technology Gap Knoxville community leaders recently held a kick off meeting to join Connect Iowa’s Connected Community Engagement Program that seeks to boost the local economy and quality of life for residents through increased access, adoption, and use of broadban

    July 9, 2014

  • Warning test date changes

    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center in conjunction with Marion County Emergency Management and the Knoxville Police Department would like to inform the citizens of Knoxville and the surrounding area of a change in the dates for the testing of the Outdoor and Indoor Warning System. 

    July 8, 2014

  • care facility.jpg CCI left unpaid bills at Care Facility

    Ben Wright, Executive Director of Tenco Industries, updated the Marion County Board of Supervisors regarding the transition of control at the Marion County Care Facility from Community Care, Inc., to Tenco, on Tuesday. There were two issues that stood out as making the transition difficult, but Wright believes the transition has gone fine overall. 

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Emily Humeston.jpg Humeston wins contest

    An essay describing her blended family has provided six-year-old Knoxville resident, Emily Humeston, the opportunity to have her own lemonade stand at Valley West Mall on July 18. 

    July 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Newton man sentenced for child pornography

    On July 2, 2014, James Wiley Brock, a resident of Newton, Iowa, was sentenced in United States District Court by Judge John A. Jarvey to 8 years in prison for possessing child pornography announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt.

    July 7, 2014

  • Heavy rain not expected over weekend

    The National Weather Service does not expect widespread heavy rainfall across the state this weekend. 

    July 3, 2014

  • Supervisors May 27.jpg Supervisors meet Tuesday

    The Marion County Board of Supervisors have on their agenda for Tuesday, July 8, several issues, including a proposal from the City of Pleasantville for its memorial hall. 

    July 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • David Ray Hawkins.jpg Hawkins sent to prison

    David Ray Hawkins, 19, pled guilty to one count of lascivious acts with a child in Marion County District Court Thursday morning. He was sentenced to 11 years in prison. 

    July 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • theater group with check CU.jpg Marion County Community Foundation awards $30K to Theater

    The Marion County Community Foundation has awarded the Grand Theater Foundation a $30,000 grant. 

    July 3, 2014 3 Photos

  • JJ Dinner-Loebsack.jpg Loebsack eager to learn more about immigration crisis

    Congressman Dave Loebsack said Wednesday night that he does not know much more about the crisis at the United States' southern border than anyone else who reads the news. He does believe that the immigration system is broken and is eager to work with his colleagues on trying to find a resolution. 

    July 3, 2014 1 Photo

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