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  • Knoxville theater photo Grand Theatre Foundation sets Donor Levels Over the four months since the Grand Theatre Foundation earned its nonprofit status, the organization has successfully raised over $160,000 of its $500,000 goal. The foundation announced this week that donor levels have been established. They are as

    April 10, 2014 2 Photos

  • High Five logo High Five Traffic Safety Project begins

    Marion County, four others to pilot the program According to data from the Iowa Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau, in 2012, 72 percent of fatal crashes in Iowa occurred on secondary rural roads. Approximately 79 percent of Iowa's total roadways are

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • prom 009.jpg Instructions for Prom Walk-In

    Saturday night, April 12, is the Knoxville High School Prom. Knoxville Police Chief Dan Losada shares some information regarding the parking and route for the annual walk-in. 

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Supervisors 2013.jpg Supervisors to meet April 10

    The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet in special session Thursday, April 10, at 9:30 a.m., at the Pleasantville Memorial Hall. 

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • raceway concept drawing.jpg Full House should take up Raceway bill next week

    As we broke the news yesterday on Facebook, the Iowa House Ways and Means Committee approved a tax rebate, worth up to $2 million, for the Knoxville Raceway on Monday. The full House will be able to address the bill on April 14. 

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • clock tower missing faces.jpg Clock faces removed

    Work has begun on the courthouse clock tower project. Looking up at the tower on Tuesday, one would see that the faces of the clock, on all four sides, are missing. 

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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

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