IN DEPTH: Cardboard Boats!

Posted: Thursday, September 21st, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A cardboard boat regatta is coming to Lake Red Rock … Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Will Prather, with the Red Rock Lake Association.

IN DEPTH: Faith, Family, Football and Ed Thomas

Posted: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Many in Pella will soon be talking about faith, family, and football… Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Pella Christian Football Coach Rich Kacmarynski, Pella Football Coach Jay McKinstrey, and Kristi Leonard, with Central College.

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IN DEPTH: HCI Bucket Bash

Posted: Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

One of Marion County’s premier fundraising events is approaching. It’s the Bucket Bash… Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Azure Christianson, with HCI Hospice Care Services.

IN DEPTH: Why Extracurricular Activities Matter

Posted: Monday, September 18th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Why do extracurricular activities matter for our children? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Bud Legg, Director of Information for the Iowa High School Athletic Association.

IN DEPTH: Water Lecture Series

Posted: Friday, September 15th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A unique lecture series on a vital resource we often take for granted is coming to Pella Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Brian Peterson, Associate Dean of Curriculum and Faculty Development at Central College.

IN DEPTH: Library Appraisal Programs

Posted: Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Do you enjoy history? Antiques? Fine Arts? If so, a special opportunity at the Knoxville and Prairie City Libraries are coming up Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with fine art and antique appraiser Mark Moran.

IN DEPTH: Dr. Cynthia Hoque

Posted: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Knoxville Hospital and Clinics has a new physician. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dr. Cynthia Hoque.

IN DEPTH: DMACC Board Candidates

Posted: Monday, September 11th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

School elections are tomorrow, and candidates for positions on the DMACC board of Directors are on the ballot. Two of the candidates responded to our requests for interviews.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Kevin Halterman, candidate in District 4, which represents Knoxville, Pleasantville, Melcher Dallas, and Bussey, and Joe Pugel, candidate for District 5, which includes Pella, Otley, Leighton, Lynnville, Sully, and Monroe.

IN DEPTH: Nelson Pioneer Farm and Museum

Posted: Friday, September 8th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Are you interested in farming history?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Kelly Halbert, with the Nelson Pioneer Farm and Museum in Mahaska County.

IN DEPTH: Solar Tour

Posted: Thursday, September 7th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What’s Creation Care of Pella, and why are they hosting a tour of solar power facilities in Pella?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Brian Campbell and Jim Zaffiro, with Central College.

IN DEPTH: Children with PTSD

Posted: Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Does your child have PTSD? If so, what can you do?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jolene Philo, author of “Does my Child have PTSD?: What to Do When Your Child is Hurting from the Inside Out.”

IN DEPTH: Toxins in Grain

Posted: Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Agricultural researchers work hard to ensure that our food supply is safe.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Erin Bowers, with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

IN DEPTH: Congressman Dave Loebsack

Posted: Monday, September 4th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A U.S. Congressman visited a Pella School Friday. What did he learn? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Congressman Dave Loebsack.

IN DEPTH: “The Sacred Acre”

Posted: Friday, September 1st, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Pella community members are invited to read “The Sacred Acre,” the story of the highly successful Aplington-Parkersburg High School football coach Ed Thomas, who helped his community rebuild after its 2008 tornado, who was then was murdered by a former player. What’s the goal of the community reading? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Kristi Leonard, with Central College.

IN DEPTH: Marion County Red Cross Volunteer Heads to Hurricane Harvey Recovery

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A local man who volunteers for the Red Cross knows what it’s like to respond to natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Chuck Reeves, from Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Hurricane Strands Knoxville Grad

Posted: Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A Knoxville High School grad and his family are stranded in floodwaters near Houston. How are they doing? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Scott Sickle, class of 1991.

IN DEPTH: The Individual Health Insurance Market

Posted: Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What’s happening with the individual market in health care? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Todd Chambers, with the McKay Insurance Agency, Knoxville, and Brian Gillette with Group Benefits Limited, Urbandale.

IN DEPTH: Cash Rents

Posted: Monday, August 28th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

An important deadline is coming up for many farmers. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Steve Johnson, Farm Management Specialist at the Iowa State University Extension Service.

IN DEPTH: Back to School Part 5; Journalism

Posted: Friday, August 25th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

It’s that time of year again, the kids are back to school. How can good journalism coursework in High School help make all of us better citizens? In the fifth part of a five part back to school series, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Ann Visser, retired journalism teacher in the Pella Community School District.

IN DEPTH: Back to School Part 4; Challenges Kids Face

Posted: Thursday, August 24th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

It’s that time of year again, the kids are back to school. What are some of the challenges our kids face, and how do we best help them cope with new technologies? In the fourth part of a five part back to school series, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with School Resource Officer Kyle Keller, with the Knoxville Police Department