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Marion County Sheriff’s Report 9/25/22

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 22 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: THREE PAPER SERVICE ATTEMPTS, THREE DOG CALLS, TWO RESCUE CALLS, TWO LIVESTOCK IN THE ROADWAY CALLS, TWO ACCIDENTS, ONE MOTORIST ASSIST, ONE JUVENILE, ONE REQUEST FOR AN ESCORT, ONE VEHICLE UNLOCK, ONE SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY, ONE SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE, ONE SUSPICIOUS PERSON, ONE FRAUD CALL, ONE DEBRIS IN THE ROADWAY CALL, AND ONE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF CALL.
MARION COUNTY, IA
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Knoxville Parade Route Changes

Knoxville schools will be dismissed at 2 p.m. Friday for the parade which is set for 3 p.m. It should be noted the parade route has changed due to construction downtown. The parade route will start at the corner of Roche and Robinson Streets. The route goes down Robinson to Fourth Street. It will turn left to Main, then left on Main, turn right on Second Street. The parade will end at Second and Marion, at the post office.
KNOXVILLE, IA
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Kelli Lynn (Haning) Reynolds

Graveside services for Kelli Lynn (Haning) Reynolds will be held on September 30th at 10:30 a.m. at Graceland Cemetery in Knoxville. Kelli’s family would like to invite you to wear your favorite sports team attire to the graveside service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to her family for their disbursement later.
KNOXVILLE, IA
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Marion County Sheriffs’ Report 9/24/22

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 23 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: SIX PAPER SERVICE ATTEMPTS, TWO VEHICLE UNLOCKS, TWO DEBRIS IN THE ROAD WAY CALLS, TWO ACCIDENTS, TWO RECKLESS DRIVERS, TWO WANTED PERSONS, ONE MOTORIST ASSIST, ONE SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY, ONE JUVENILE, ONE PARKING COMPLAINT, ONE SUSPICIOUS PERSON, ONE DEER AND ONE RESCUE CALL.
MARION COUNTY, IA
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Area Bands Perform at Marching Dutch Invitational

The high school marching band competition season kicked off at Pella High School Saturday at the annual Marching Dutch Invitational. Pella Christian, Knoxville, and PCM all participated in the competition featuring other bands from Class 2A, 3A, and 4A, while the Marching Dutch wrapped up the evening in exhibition. Full...
PELLA, IA
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A quiet and cool workweek

OTTUMWA, Iowa (KYOU) -We’re starting the workweek with sunshine and a few clouds outside the window this morning along with temperatures in the 40s. You’ll probably need a light jacket or a sweater before heading out to work and school. We’ll enjoy a partly cloudy sky this afternoon with temperatures in the 60s and low 70s. Tonight’s lows will cool into the 40s with a mostly clear sky.
OTTUMWA, IA
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Marion County Ahead of Schedule for Winter Prep

Winter is just around the corner. Marion County Engineer Tyler Christian has made some moves to be in front of the winter weather. Christian says, “We have taken delivery of all our winter rock salt. We actually did that at the end of last winter season. We were able to take 30 percent over our contracted amount and we did so in order to fill our sheds. Planning ahead we thought if we did that we wouldn’t incur some of the inflated transportation costs that we may see if we were to have that salt hauled during the summer or fall.”
MARION COUNTY, IA
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Pella Fire Department Annual Breakfast Coming Up

An annual tradition returns to kick off Fire Prevention Week in Pella. Justin Trenkamp and Mike Branderhorst with the Pella Fire Department say a breakfast and open house returns on Saturday, October 8th from 6 to 10 a.m. at their location on Main Street. Both say the event brings back a meal for a donation, with several activities ongoing at the station for children to participate in, as well as a raffle and other fundraising activities. Proceeds benefit new equipment for the incoming Pella Rural Fire truck. Hear more about the annual Pella Fire Department breakfast on today’s Let’s Talk Pella.
PELLA, IA
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Knoxville City Job Openings Announced

Knoxville City Manager Heather Ussery said the city is looking to fill three positions. “The city actually has some employment opportunities to highlight. All are full-time positions. We have a Records Clerk position open in the police department. A Firefighter Paramedic for the fire department and a Program Supervisor for the recreation center.”
KNOXVILLE, IA
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Williamson Wins, Wehrle Is Champ

QUINCY, Ill. — Garet Williamson emerged victorious on a tricky track Sunday night at Adams County Illinois Speedway. The Kingdom City, Mo., driver had to pass one of the hottest drivers in the series but held on to win the $2,000 top prize. It was Williamson’s second career win with the Sprint Invaders, and first at Quincy.
KNOXVILLE, IA
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CITY OF OTTUMWA ANNOUNCES CODE UPDATES FOR OUTDOOR BURNING

OTTUMWA — This past year new code adoptions were put in place in regards to outdoor burning. With the temperatures dropping and fall clean-up coming up, the Ottumwa Fire Department wants to remind residents of the following:. Recreational Fires – No permit shall be required for recreational fires. Recreational...
OTTUMWA, IA
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Collins is Top Fundraiser for Cancer Event

Knoxville High School Junior Natalie Collins was the top individual fundraiser for the Knoxville Cancer Relay this year. She took the day off from school to raise funds and run. She ran 31 miles and raised a total of $2,300. Collins had a special reason for raising money, her mother...
KNOXVILLE, IA
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Knoxville Crowning of King and Queen

The Knoxville Homecoming King and Queen will be selected Thursday, September 29th. Rhonda teacher Rhonda Douglas tells KNIA/KRLS News, “We will get ready for the announcement of the King and Queen at the Pep Rally which is at 6:30 p.m. at Ken Locke Stadium.”. The next day the Panthers...
KNOXVILLE, IA
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Drought Persists, Some Localized Relief in Latest Report

A bit of drought relief came with severe thunderstorms that impacted the region this past weekend, according to the latest national report. The U.S. Drought Monitor still shows widespread severe drought continuing in most of Marion and Warren Counties — but areas that received more than two inches of rain — and in some cases, closer to 4-5”, were downgraded to moderate drought, including Pella and Lake Red Rock.
MARION COUNTY, IA
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KHS King and Queen Candidates Announced

The 2022 Knoxville High School Homecoming candidates were announced at a pep rally Friday afternoon. The Queen candidates are Norah Pearson, Melanie Sullivan, Emma Dunkin, Kaliyah Wilder and Hanna Linsley. The King candidates this year are Mason Hatch, Kade Bellon, Luke Spaur, Ethan Morgan and Luka DeJong. The King and...
KNOXVILLE, IA
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MAHASKA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, AUDITOR'S OFFICE WARN OF ELECTION FRAUD SCHEME

OSKALOOSA — It has come to the attention of the Mahaska County Auditor’s Office and the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office that a few Mahaska County residents have received telephone calls originating from the state of New York. During these telephone calls, the caller begins asking questions about the upcoming general election on Nov. 8, including the resident’s request for an absentee ballot. As these calls continue, the caller tells the resident they can register their absentee ballot vote over the phone, and there is no need to return it to the Mahaska County Auditor’s Office.
MAHASKA COUNTY, IA
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DNR drops fine against Ottumwa man for backyard junk

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources rescinded its fine for a rural Ottumwa man with a pit of trash in his back yard. (Photo by Anthony Kerker/Iowa DNR) A rural Ottumwa man has cleaned a crater filled with junk in his backyard after the state levied a $7,000 fine against him in June after repeated requests to remove the trash, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
OTTUMWA, IA
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Marion County Board of Supervisors to Meet Tuesday

The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session Tuesday at 9 a.m. They will discuss a Class C Native Wine License including Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales – for Thunder Creek Winery. They will discuss a Class C Liquor License Renewal including Sunday Sales for VP Venue LLC dba The Gathering Grounds.
MARION COUNTY, IA
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