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IOWA CITY — More than 500 undergraduate students at the University of Iowa were named to the President's List for the 2019 fall semester.

A snow ordinance has been issued for the city of Knoxville beginning Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. While in effect, parking is banned on all streets until the storm ends and all streets have been plowed. 

PENSACOLA, FL -- Levi Luko, of Knoxville, was named to the President's List by Dr. Troy Shoemaker, president of Pensacola Christian College, for academic achievement during the 2019 fall semester.

The Knoxville community is invited to a special Town Talk event on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 5 p.m. at the Knoxville Performing Arts Center.

Ever watch the Academy Awards and think the nominees for best short film look interesting, but you never get to see those films in a theater? Well now's your chance to see all the nominated short films from all three categories: Animated, Live Action and Documentary.

This week, Rep. Jon Thorup (R-Knoxville) welcomed A.J. Potter, the pastor of the Pleasantville Baptist Church, to the Iowa House of Representatives. Pastor Potter was visiting the Capitol to offer the opening prayer to begin the day’s session. Pictured here is Rep. Jon Thorup (Knoxville) and…

DES MOINES — Six days before Iowans participate in the Iowa Caucuses, thousands of students across the state will make their voices heard in Secretary of State Paul Pate’s Iowa Youth Straw Poll.

The Knoxville City Council received a presentation on the recommended budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 during the Jan. 20 regular meeting.

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Over 300 voters packed Tamory Hall in Pella to hear from Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg before the Iowa caucuses in February.

DES MOINES — State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald announced the opening of the 2020 Robert D. Blue Scholarship as an outlet for students to fund their higher education goals.

Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District Commissioners meeting will be held Thursday, Jan 30. The meeting will be held at the USDA Building/NRCS Meeting Room in Knoxville at 8 a.m.


The year was 1920. Women were given the right to vote, Belgium hosted the summer Olympics, the League of Nations was established, and Virginia Long Kirkpatrick was born just north of Sandyville.

A snow ordinance has been issued for the city of Knoxville beginning Friday evening at 5 p.m. While in effect, parking is banned on all streets until the storm ends and all streets have been plowed.

AMES — A total of 10,066 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the fall semester 2019 Dean's List.

DES MOINES — A local student has been named to the honors list for the Fall 2019 semester at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines.


Snowfall will return to Marion County Friday morning, according a recent forecast by the National Weather Service.

The time has come for the Knoxville Journal-Express’ annual Honor Roll, a time we take to honor the local businesses in our community. This year, one of the standouts is Bybee and Davis Funeral Home.

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After sitting abandoned for 10 years, local officials announced the Knoxville Veterans Administration campus is now owned and controlled by the local government.

GREENVILLE, SC — Sarah Tuttle, a Junior Biblical Counseling major from Bussey, was among over 900 Bob Jones University students named to the Fall 2019 Dean's List.


The future of the former Knoxville VA Campus will soon be shared with the public, city and county officials said.


Area schools have begun announcing early dismissals ahead of an expected winter storm on Friday.


The pink uniforms are soon returning to the Knoxville High School gym, with the 12th annual Coaches vs. Cancer event taking place on Jan. 25.

More than $4 million from the settlement of a Microsoft class-action lawsuit will be invested in efforts to expand computer science education in Iowa schools, attorneys for the lawsuit’s plaintiffs announced today.


Eleven Knoxville fifth graders were recognized for their outstanding essays submitted through an American Legion essay contest on Jan. 8.

Iowa Auditor of State Rob Sand issued a stinging indictment of Iowa’s privatized Medicaid system Thursday, saying his office has been unable to collect reliable data to measure the quality of services provided to vulnerable Iowans. “If we can’t assess the quality of care because the data are not reliable, that certainly calls into question […]

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WATERLOO– Spencer Dejoode, of Knoxville, was named to the Dean’s List at Hawkeye Community College for the fall 2019 semester.


IOWA FALLS — One hundred thirty-six students were named to the Fall 2019 (August to December) Dean's List at Ellsworth Community College.


As a proud member of the Independent Cinema Alliance (ICA), the Grand Theater is excited to host the first annual “Independent Cinema Day” on Saturday, Jan. 18. This social holiday is an opportunity for moviegoers nationwide to support their local independent cinema.


The Knoxville Community School District is celebrating a number of big accomplishments as its students and staff wrap up 2019 and set course for an even brighter 2020.

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