Knoxville — Nicholas Wade Carter, 18, has been charged with second-degree arson in connection with Monday's fire at 110 Robinson in Knoxville. Carter was arrested around 12 a.m. Saturday morning. He is out on $10, 000 bond. Marion County Sheriff Jason Sandholdt said the matter is still under investigation. More charges are pending. Sandholdt credited Lt. Justin Kingery, the county's fire investigator, for the many hours Kingery has spent on the investigation thus far. The Knoxville Fire Department reached out for assistance in the investigation. No accelerants were used in the fire. We will bring you more information as it becomes available.
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The Marion County Sheriff's Office has a tow ban in place.
- Pella Community School dismissing early, no conferences tonight
- Pella Chamber announces Hall of Fame Award Recipients
Supervisors approve road aid agreement
The Marion County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution for a federal aid funding agreement for a project along G-40.
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Edouard granted new trial
The Iowa Court of Appeals says errors made in Patrick Edouard's initial trial were severe enough to order a retrial. The ruling also allows a new defense witness.
- 2014 Tulip Time Queen, Court announced The 2014 Tulip TIme Court was announced Saturday evening during the annual Queen's Announcement Party held this year at Pella Christian High School's Vermeer Auditorium. Randy Sikkema served as the emcee for the evening. The 2014 Tulip Time Court includes Faith Van Wyngarden, Sarah Muller, 2014 Tulip Time Queen Leah Blankespoor, Rachel Mueller and Mariah Eekhoff.
Charles Farver to retire as Chair of Pella Corp Board in May 2015
Adam Farver planned to be Vice-Chair in 2014, transitions to Chair in 2015
Pella Election Results
There were no contested races in the City of Pella's election, but here are the numbers.
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