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Starting Thursday, January 16 at 5:30 p.m., a National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) Family-to-Family Education Program will be offered at the Knoxville Public Library. This course is for families with persons who appear to have or are diagnosed with a chronic mental illness.

The Knoxville Hospital & Clinics (KHC) knows that local access to health care is essential for the health and wellness of rural Iowa residents. That is why the hospital is committed to making continual enhancements to ensure the delivery of high-quality health care for area community members.

Knoxville Hospital & Clinics provided $2.4 million in community benefits last year, according to a recently completed assessment by the Iowa Hospital Association. That amount, based on 2018 figures, includes nearly $2.2 million in uncompensated care such as charity care, bad debt and unp…


Local veterans were able to tour a new mobile medical unit during an open house at the Knoxville VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic on Dec. 6.

The Grand Theater Foundation’s annual holiday gift to the community is to enjoy a free Christmas movie for the entire family to enjoy. This year is a newer film, “The Man Who Invented Christmas,” starring Dan Stevens and Christopher Plummer.

The grandmother involved in a child endangerment case that shocked across the state received probation. The grandfather in the case was sentenced to 30 years in prison last month.

Do you know someone who has performed an extraordinary act of courage or dedicated countless hours to a special cause? The American Red Cross – Serving Greater Iowa is looking for honorable and selfless citizens who have demonstrated heroism in their community.

The holiday season brings friends and families together more often than any other time of year. For some Iowans, these gatherings are overshadowed by concern about a loved one’s gambling, or the stress of trying to hide their own gambling behavior.

New and expanding businesses in Knoxville will soon be able to apply for the city’s revolving loan program following its approval at Monday’s city council meeting.

The region’s farmers are feeling relief after a difficult growing season, but manmade factors cast an ominous cloud over the rural economy.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is partnering with the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) and Marion County Bank to conduct a Decisions Seminar on the Farm Bill: ARC/PLC & Farm Financial Decisions Seminar.

Two new faces were sworn into the Knoxville School Board at the board’s regular meeting on Nov. 25.

Marion County residents enjoyed the holiday season during the Marion County Historical Society’s Festival of Trees on Nov. 23 and 24.


Voters from Knoxville and the surrounding areas filled the Knoxville High School commons on Saturday afternoon to hear former Vice President and current presidential candidate Joe Biden speak.

The family of 56-year-old Rhonda Kiler, whose body was recovered in her burning home on November 18, has started a GoFundMe page to help cover the cost of funeral and burial expenses.

Knoxville Area Community Theater’s production of Mary Poppins took the stage November 14-17 at the Knoxville Performing Arts Center.

The Marion County Board of Supervisors officially approved the results from the city and school elections held Nov. 5.

The Knoxville City Council approved the sale of property located at 418 Rock Island Street during its regular meeting on Nov. 18.

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