Oskaloosa, IA

Osky Man Found Passed Out in Vehicle, Faces Numerous Charges After Search

An Oskaloosa man was found passed out in a vehicle Monday morning and a search warrant led to additional charges, according to authorities. 47-year-old Trevern Braden has been charged with possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, two counts of failure to affix drug tax stamp, possession of drug paraphernalia, second-degree theft, fifth-degree theft, carry weapons while intoxicated, trafficking stolen weapon, and operating while intoxicated.
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Rollover Accident North of Knoxville

Shortly after 7:00 a.m., rescue crews were called to the scene of a rollover accident north of Knoxville, a few hundred feet west of Highway 14 on Illinois. A small white sedan left the roadway and rolled multiple times landing approximately 75 feet into a yard. Witnesses on scene say the accident involved a young woman who was on her way to work. The woman was transported from the scene by Mercy Helicopter. Knoxville Fire and Rescue, Knoxville Township Rural Fire Department, and the Marion County Sheriff’s office responded to the call.
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Pella PD Warns of Scam

The Pella Police Department is warning local businesses of a scam. Today, at approximately 10:00 a.m., two white men claiming to be representatives of the IRS went into a local business with “badges” and told the business owner they owed money for delinquent taxes. No money was given at that time and they left without incident. The men left in a black 4-door vehicle bearing license plate IA JTT058. Please contact the Pella Police Department if you had/have a similar interaction with these men.
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The Oskaloosa School Board met last night. A topic that saw significant discussion was the board’s decision to enter into an agreement with the Donovan Group, a communications firm specializing in education. Superintendent Mike Fisher initially recommended the group to outsource various aspects of the district’s PR, and explained why he saw the agreement as beneficial.

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Sully Lions Club presents $3,500 check to Maasdam family

Sully Lions Club members prep to-go boxes and serve hundreds of people who took advantage of their Fourth of July meal following the parade on July 4, 2022. Every year, the Lions Club donates proceeds from the annual event to a family or cause. The Sully Lions Club continues to...

Pella Volleyball Bringing New Look Into 2022

It’s probably fair to describe the Pella volleyball team as very new in 2022 — but that doesn’t mean they won’t be competitive this coming fall. The Dutch were co-Little Hawkeye Conference champions with Oskaloosa and Indianola and graduated five seniors that all played in at least 101 of the team’s 103 sets last fall. Pella Head Coach Mallory Peterson says this is definitely a different look, but she believes by late in the season, they can be a dangerous opponent.

Ottumwa Man Accused of Strangling Female Victim

An Ottumwa man is accused of assaulting a victim while she was sitting in her vehicle last week. 23-year-old Derrick Winston has been charged with willful injury and third-degree burglary, both Class D felonies. According to court records, on August 2nd at 11:30 PM, Winston entered the victim’s car while...

IN DEPTH: Pella is 175 Years Old!

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Bruce Boertje, with the Historic Pella Trust. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | Subscribe to In Depth Podcast.

Southeast Iowa food insecurity levels remain high

OTTUMWA, Iowa — Southeast Iowa's food insecurity levels continue to reach historic highs. The Food Bank of Iowa’s Ottumwa distribution center has been working to meet the rise in demand over the summer. The Ottumwa distribution center serves a total of 13 counties across Southeastern Iowa. FBOI Vice...

Ottumwa Police: Former Employee Stole Nearly 200 Lottery Tickets

A former BP employee in Ottumwa is accused of stealing nearly 200 lottery tickets and keeping the winnings to herself. 46-year-old Anetha Davis has been charged with ongoing criminal conduct, second-degree theft, eight counts of theft of lottery tickets, and third-degree theft. This past April court documents say Davis, who...
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Knoxville set to host sprint car racing’s biggest event

Sprint Car Racing’s biggest event begins Wednesday night with the first of two nights of qualifying at the Knoxville Nationals. Saturday night’s championship lineup will be determined by a point system that even includes time trials and heat races. “And then we come around an run a feature...

Pella Christian Coaches Reflecting Missions of Eagles Athletics

Consistency and continuity are valuable assets to have in an athletics coach at the high school level. Pella Christian will have that across almost all of their sports for the 2022-2023 school year. Of the Eagles 17 varsity sports, Pella Christian has just one new head coach entering this school year. Athletic Director Dan Branderhorst says that he is thankful to have great coaches that reflect the mission of Eagles Athletics.

Official Shortage A Major Concern For Local ADs

One of the issues facing every athletic director in every state is the growing concern of the referee and officials shortage. Two events for Knoxville this past school year on the varsity level were postponed or canceled due to the event not having enough officials. Many other states have had to cancel multiple games and events because they cannot find officials and Knoxville Activities Director Ryan Paulsen tells KNIA/KRLS Sports schools sometimes get into a bidding war for officials.