Knoxville — Nicholas Wade Carter, 18, has been charged with second-degree arson in connection with Monday's fire at 110 Robinson in Knoxville. Carter was arrested around 12 a.m. Saturday morning. He is out on $10, 000 bond. Marion County Sheriff Jason Sandholdt said the matter is still under investigation. More charges are pending. Sandholdt credited Lt. Justin Kingery, the county's fire investigator, for the many hours Kingery has spent on the investigation thus far. The Knoxville Fire Department reached out for assistance in the investigation. No accelerants were used in the fire. We will bring you more information as it becomes available.
Donations being collected for Pleasantville fire victims
A Pleasantville family lost their home to a trailer fire last night, and the school district is collecting donations to help the victims.
3M Donates truck to Rural Fire Department
The Knoxville Township Fire Department was the recipient of a used truck, courtesy of 3M Knoxville.
State files application for further review
Late yesterday, the Iowa Attorney General's Office, on behalf of the State of Iowa, filed an application for further review regarding the Court of Appeals' recent decision to throw out a District Court verdict of guilty in the sexual exploitation case against former Pella pastor Patrick Edouard.
School Board meets tonight
The Knoxville School Board will take part in a work session tonight (Wednesday, Dec. 11) at 5 p.m.
Nominations sought for Chamber Impact Awards
Nomination forms are available for the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce's annual IMPACT Awards.
Police seek your help in ending burglaries
The Knoxville Police Department is asking for the public's help in ending a series of burglaries around town.
A lot of talk, no action on DHS move
No action was taken at Tuesday's regular Marion County Board of Supervisors' meeting in regard to the possibility of providing space for the Iowa Department of Human Services at the East Annex on Sixth Street in Knoxville.
Loebsack disagrees with recess
Representatives in the House are expected to return to their districts on Friday, three days after returning to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. This decision does not sit well with Rep. Dave Loebsack.
KHS Dance Team does well at State
The Knoxville High School Dance Team participated in the state team championships over the weekend and brought home three trophies.
Over 70 snow ordinance tickets written
The Knoxville Police Department wrote over 70 tickets related to the snow ordinance in the past 24 hours.
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