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  • Schultz photo Changes in State Government today

    Iowa Public Health Director, Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, stepped down from the position today, and Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz also announced his candidacy for Iowa's Third District seat in the US House of Representative. Another candidate has already stepped forward to seek the Secretary of State's Office. 

    January 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Supervisors 2013.jpg Comp Board recommends 3% increase

    The Marion County Compensation Board held its annual meeting Thursday, Jan. 2, and will recommend to the Board of Supervisors that the County's elected officials receive a 3 percent pay increase. 

    January 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Heartsill mug Legislators looking for infrastructure funding

    Rep. Greg Heartsill says that legislators will be looking for ways to fund infrastructure improvements without raising the gas tax when the session begins on Jan. 13, 2014. However, Medicaid expenses continue to increase and record revenue to the government is not expected to continue. 

    December 31, 2013 1 Photo

  • JJ Dinner-Loebsack.jpg 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. 

    December 9, 2013 1 Photo

  • JJ Dinner-Loebsack.jpg Loebsack in Knoxville Monday

    Rep. Dave Loebsack is expected to be in Knoxville on Monday. 

    December 6, 2013 1 Photo

  • Dawn and Brian.jpg Hatch elected Mayor, Allspach-Kline ousts Kemp

    According to unofficial election results, Brian Hatch has defeated incumbent Don Zoutte in Knoxville's mayoral election and Dawn Allspach-Kline was elected to the city council, defeating incumbent Elsie Kemp. 

    November 5, 2013 1 Photo

  • Mary Andringa and Bruce Braley.jpg Video: Braley learns more about Vermeer

    Not long after Sen. Tom Harkin visited Vermeer in Pella, one of the people interested in succeeding him in office also paid a visit. Rep. Bruce Braley was at the facility on Oct. 31. 

    October 31, 2013 1 Photo 1 Video

  • JJ Dinner-Loebsack.jpg Loebsack in Knoxville tomorrow

    Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that he will be holding roundtables throughout Iowa’s Second District to discuss the impact stalled legislation is having on Iowa’s rural economy.

    October 31, 2013 1 Photo

  • Cruz speaks at Reagan Dinner

    On Oct. 25, 2013, Texas Senator Ted Cruz was the keynote speaker at the Ronald Reagan Dinner at the Iowa Events Center Veterans Memorial. 

    October 28, 2013

  • 2012 Knoxville City Council.jpg Council, Chamber renew plan to work cooperatively

    The Knoxville City Council and Chamber of Commerce Board met in joint session Thursday night and, in the end, both sides agreed to try to form a joint subcommittee, with the Knoxville Raceway, to work together to promote the town. 

    October 25, 2013 2 Photos

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