IN DEPTH: Founder’s House

Posted: Friday, September 21st, 2018 at 2:00 pm

The founders’ house, family home of Gary and Matilda Vermeer, will be open to the public in honor of Gary Vermeer’s 100th Birthday.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Mary Andringa, with Vermeer Fire Department.

IN DEPTH: Blithe Spirit

Posted: Thursday, September 20th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

The classic play, “Blithe Spirit,” is coming to Central College and the Pella Opera House.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with C.D. Adamson, professor, and students Devin McCain, Chris Murino, Anne Coughenour, Jessica Popejoy-Geiken, Jackee Jones, and Cailyn Sales.

IN DEPTH: Fire Chief Jim Mitchell

Posted: Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

A local fire chief is moving on from a job in the home town he loves to a new challenge.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jim Mitchell, former chief of the Knoxville Fire Department, and new Chief of the Polk City Fire Department.

IN DEPTH: HCI Bucket Bash

Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

A local nonprofit that helps us find comfort at the end of life is holding its annual fundraiser in Knoxville–the HCI Care Services Bucket Bash.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Azure Christensen, Foundation Executive Director of HCI Care Services and Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa.

IN DEPTH: Pleasantville FFA Beef

Posted: Monday, September 17th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

A local FFA class has learned to purchase and raise cattle, and now are learning to market beef. And we can be a part of it.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Paige Busick and Grace Stephens with the Pleasantville FFA.

IN DEPTH: The Role of Radio During Emergencies; Hurricane Florence and WCSC-FM

Posted: Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Across the southeastern coastline of the United States, staff at local radio stations are serving the public as “first informers,” working with public safety officials to provide local news and information potentially critical to survival. As this program aired, one woman and her colleagues at a South Carolina radio station were in the eye of Hurricane Florence, reporting. In an interview that took place Wednesday, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Kelly Golden, with 94.3 WCSC, Charleston, South Carolina.

IN DEPTH: Wheels and Wings and the Iowa Donor Network

Posted: Thursday, September 13th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

The third annual Wheels and Wings Memorial Ride in memory of Clayton Harsin is scheduled for Saturday. Harsin was killed on his motorcycle after being hit by a drunk driver in August of 2014.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Tony Hakes, with the Iowa Donor Network.

IN DEPTH: Moschenross Recital

Posted: Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

A classical music recital is taking place at Central College. Why is classical music important today?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Professor Ian Moschenross, with Central College.

IN DEPTH: Former Governor Tom Vilsack

Posted: Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

A former Iowa Governor and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture was in Marion County Sunday for the Marion County Democratic Party’s Annual Fundraiser.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Tom Vilsack.

IN DEPTH: Knoxville RYLA

Posted: Monday, September 10th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Students from Knoxville earned Rotary Youth Leadership Awards. What’s it all about?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Max Eck, Caroline Woodle, Isis Walle, and Riley Newendorp, students from Knoxville High School.

IN DEPTH: Young Birders to Come to Marion County

Posted: Friday, September 7th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

The Iowa Young Birders are coming to Marion County.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Tyler Harms, Director.

IN DEPTH: Gangster!

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

An Iowa woman who grew up with a “gangster” in town is coming to speak about her new book, and there’s a tie to Marion County.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Betty Brandt Passick, from the Twin Cities.

IN DEPTH: Your Life Matters 5K

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

An event is coming to Knoxville that will help raise awareness about the prevention of something that impacts us all–suicide.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Michaela Bigaouette and Scott Karr, of Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Indiana Township Fire Department Fundraiser

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

How can we help a local fire department get the tools they need to protect life and property?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Kurt Lambirth and Steven Watson with the Indiana Township Fire Department.

IN DEPTH: Alpha

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Would you like to join a discussion in a safe, open environment where a group contemplates life’s biggest questions and explores the Christian faith? If so, Alpha is coming.

IN DEPTH: Labyrinth

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 2:00 pm

There’s a labyrinth in Pella.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Kristi Leonard, Assistant Dean of Students, and Brian Campbell, Director of Sustainability Education, at Central College.

IN DEPTH: Senator Chuck Grassley

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

What does one U.S. Senator think about the Knoxville VA, the Kavanaugh nomination to the Supreme Court, the Farm Bill, and more?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Senator Chuck Grassley from New Hartford during our Marion County magazines.

IN DEPTH: Pleasantville Student Seeks Help for FFA Trip to Kosovo

Posted: Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

A young woman needs our help to get to Kosovo for an FFA exchange program to increase agricultural education in that country. Can we help make it happen?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Josie Houser, student, and Monte Collins, FFA sponsor, with Pleasantville High School.

IN DEPTH: Mental Health Programs at Central

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Risky behavior and mental health are a concern for all of us, and Central College is offering public programs that will help educate us all.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Kristi Leonard, Assistant Dean of Students at Central College and the Pella Wellness Consortium.

IN DEPTH: DMACC HiSET Class in Knoxville

Posted: Monday, August 27th, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Did life get in the way and you fail to complete high school? There’s an opportunity coming up to fix that. If you want it.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Linda Goode, with DMACC.