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Police say a Knoxville man made multiple threats toward law enforcement, including that he planned to place bombs on or near the cars and residences of police officers.

Below, the Knoxville Marching Band prepares for their performance at the Homecoming game on October 11.

The Knoxville School Board approved a proposal to redesign the school’s logo during the regular board meeting on Oct. 14.

Rotary Club of Knoxville is holding its third annual End Polio fundraiser dinner on Oct. 23 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Sprint Car Hall of Fame in Knoxville.

“When they had prayed, the place in which they were gathered together was shaken and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God with boldness.” --Acts 4:31

Steve Linsley looks forward every year to running in the Knoxville Cancer Relay. Whether he looks forward or backward, though, it’s not hard to find inspiration, he says.

The Knoxville Music Boosters, above, held a Homecoming Tailgate at the Hy-Vee parking lot on October 11. Students were serving meals to the public, and also pumping gas and washing windshields at the Hy-Vee Fast and Fresh gas station. The money raised from the fundraiser will help to support…

I have heard it said that confession is good for the soul. I want to take that a step further and say confession is good for the body as well.

The American Legion Baty-Tucker Post 168 was called to order on October 8 by Commander Curt Froyen with 15 members in attendance.

Absentee voting has begun at the Marion County Courthouse for the City/School Election.

The Knoxville Fire Department hosted an open house and chili feed on Oct. 9 to help spread awareness of National Fire Prevention Week.

MELCHER-DALLAS — Deputies from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office located 44 THC cartridges during a search warrant in Melcher-Dallas on Tuesday.

The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Veel Hoeden Consulting to host an Idea Exchange for people who have business ideas they would like to make a reality.

Tickets for the November 14-17 performances of Disney and Cameron MacIntosh’s Mary Poppins at the Knoxville Performing Arts Center are available for purchase on-line.


Homecoming week has arrived in Knoxville. The Panthers are scheduled to host the South Tama Trojans on Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m.

Knoxville Hospital & Clinics (KHC) are committed to providing patients with the highest quality care and most innovative breast cancer screen technology. That is why they are proud to begin offering 3D mammography.


Jason Carter, the man acquitted of murder earlier this year, has filed again to have a civil verdict that found him liable for his mother’s killing set aside.

I was tootling along one day last week, quite focused on getting my business for the day done. In fact, I was feeling good about the progress I was making with my “to-do list.” Nothing is more satisfying to me than the sense of being in control of my schedule. I love checking off items on my…

Members of the business community gathered together for the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce’s Fall Social on October 3.

DES MOINES — The Iowa Finance Authority and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources recently announced that 41 Iowa communities have received low-interest water quality loans totaling more than $123 million through the State Revolving Fund.

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