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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.
Journal-Express is CNHI Website of the Year
This website, www.journalexpress.net, has been selected as Community Newspaper Holding's Website of the Year for non-daily publications.
MC Democrats to hold Education Forum
The Marion County Democrats will hold its latest educational forum on Wednesday, April 9, with a focus on educational issues.
New KHS Principal selected
The Knoxville School Board will meet in special session Thursday, April 3, at 5:30 p.m., to approve a contract with Tracy Wilkins as the new Knoxville High School Principal.
Committee formed to evaluate County space
Marion County is preparing to evaluate its current use of space and considering what needs may exist in the future. A committee, which will likely include any and all County department heads interested in serving, will start the process by looking at current space utilized and number of employees per department.
- Benches made for Young's Park Members of the Knoxville Morning Kiwanis met Friday morning, March 21, at Creative Landscaping to assemble benches that will eventually be placed at Young's Park Miracle Playground. The five benches assembled are already sponsored and will reside at
- Board approves budget, calendar With no general public present, and nary a comment from board members, the Knoxville School Board approved the 2014-15 school budget and calendar. Public hearings were held for both agenda items. There were no changes to the proposed budget since it
- M-D Teachers' Union asks for 7.25% increase The Melcher-Dallas Education Association's initial contract proposal for the coming fiscal year was for a 7.25 percent total package increase. The proposal was submitted to the school board last week. Support staff also sought a 6 percent wage increa
- Board approves personnel changes The Knoxville School Board is making progress toward filling vacancies created by several retirements at the end of the school year. Monday night, the board approved the hiring of Jim Bassett, Director of Facilities and Operations and Troy Pearson, G
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