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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.
Supervisors meet Tuesday
The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session Tuesday, April 8, at 9 a.m.
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.
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.
Todd rejects plea offer
In Marion County District Court Friday morning, Dustin Blake Todd, 28, rejected what was referred to as the State's one and only plea bargain offer to settle 19 criminal charges against him.
- Pleasantville Chamber Dinner next week The nominations are in and the votes have been counted for the Annual Pleasantville Chamber of Commerce Awards dinner. Please join us when present the 2013 Volunteer of the Year and Lifetime Achievement awards. Because we were not able to present awa
Surface of tennis courts to be discussed
The surfaces of the tennis courts at Young's Park in Knoxville are nearing the end of their typical 5-7 year life cycle. Effects from this past brutal winter have really brought out their age.
Pella Corporation named Energy Star Partner of the Year
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have selected the Pella Corporation of Pella, Iowa for a 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award.
Loebsack rep to hold office hours
Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff in four Iowa Counties for open office hours.
ACTS announces Service Surge
ACTS Ministries has announced its annual Service Surge locations in Pella, Oskaloosa, Chariton, Newton and Urbandale. ACTS is looking for volunteers to lend a hand to their neighbor.
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