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PELLA — Pella Regional Health Center has named Sandra Ahn to the role of Manager of Medical Clinics in Ottumwa and Bussey. This position is responsible for the day-to-day clinic management as well as customer service and operational issues.

The City of Knoxville and Marion County Board of Supervisors invite the community to a dedication ceremony to commemorate the former VA campus and celebrate its future development. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 24, near the campus chapel.


LAKE RED ROCK — As Washington squabble heats up over President Joe Biden's sweeping infrastructure bill, Iowa Republican Senator Joni Ernst toured one of the largest recent infrastructure projects in the state.

The state has approved plans for a large northeast Iowa cattle feedlot in an environmentally sensitive area that includes some of the state’s trout streams.


Shrugging off a pandemic, homes in the Oskaloosa area sold at a healthy pace over the past year – enough that all homeowners are likely to notice.

PELLA — A Central College student has been named a 2021 Goldwater Scholar in a prestigious national competition that recognizes undergraduates for outstanding achievements in the fields of mathematics, science and engineering.

CLINTON — The candidate contesting the vote count in Iowa's second congressional district race has withdrawn her request to have the U.S. House review the election results, dropping her bid to have the 2020 election results overturned.

AMES — Several local Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the fall semester 2020 Dean's List.


PELLA — Two students participating in four events from Pella Christian High School's Individuals Speech program were recently nominated as Outstanding Performers, based on their performances at the State Individual Events competition held at Pella High on March 13.

Iowa lawmakers may have to decide whether to proceed with plans for tax cuts before knowing for sure if the action could jeopardize federal coronavirus relief dollars, House Speaker Pat Grassley said Thursday.


Last June, the Knoxville School Board approved the sale of a bond to build a new middle school addition onto the current high school. The bonds were purchased by KeyBanc Capital Markets from Cleveland, Ohio.


Even with vaccine supply in the state on the increase and the general public becoming eligible for it April 5, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Wednesday that patience should still be exercised.

WASHINGTON — The election challenge filed in the U.S. House over Iowa’s second congressional district continued to churn this week, as moderate Democrats began to quietly grumble over the proceedings.

OSKALOOSA — New state data on Tuesday showed another 486 individuals were positive for the coronavirus.

KNOXVILLE — Knoxville Hospital & Clinics (KHC) today announced it has been recognized as a 2021 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital – a distinction the organization has received for the second year in a row.

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