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Number of vendors for RAGBRAI® at 44
As of Monday, the City of Knoxville received 44 vendor applications for downtown space during the July 24 RAGBRAI® event. These applications have brought in $18,000 in vendor fees, recouping some of the $25,000 the City has already directly invested in the event.
Buildings' demolition begins tomorrow
Knoxville Assistant City Manager Dylan Feik said 108 and 110 East Robinson are scheduled to be demolished Wednesday, June 19, beginning at 7 a.m.
Updated Road Closure Report
The Marion County Secondary Road Department has released an updated list of road closures.
County seeks to upgrade IT services
As Marion County government grows increasingly dependent upon its electronic and computer infrastructure, the Board of Supervisors believes it is necessary to upgrade its Information Technology (IT) service.
T-15 may close for three months
The construction of the hydroelectric plant near the Red Rock Dam is expected to include road closures, including the possibility of T-15 being closed for 12 weeks.
Mercy One gets new craft, service exceeds expectations
The Mercy One helicopter stationed in Knoxville was replaced with a new, top-of-the line model - the same as the one based in Des Moines - last month. Since the service started in Knoxville on Nov. 15, 2010, its utilization has exceeded the expectations Mercy had when the decision was made to expand.
Bank Robber Latshaw pleads guilty
Christian Michael Latshaw, 19, of Altoona, pled guilty to second-degree robbery this morning in Marion County District Court.
- Marion County roads being addressed The weather has kept the Marion County Secondary Roads Department busy thus far. Heavy rainfall in late April/early May flooded G-71 and approximately 30 gravel roads. A disaster was declared and, according to County Engineer Roger Schletzbaum, repre
- Can Marion County triple tourism revenue? Roger Brooks has made a name for himself across the country, and the globe, for being able to provide solutions and suggestions to towns interested in improving themselves. He came to Marion County last week and was left with the impression that the
- Going away party held for SCISWA Executive Director From 1-4 p.m. on June 7, the South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency held an Open House going away party for executive director Sara Bixby. The party served cake and coffee and had flowers decorating the tables. There was a basket for guests to leave c
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