IN DEPTH: Father John Spiegel

Posted: Monday, August 3rd, 2015 at 2:00 pm

St. Mary’s Catholic Churches in Pella and Oskaloosa have a new priest.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Father John Spiegel, with St. Mary’s.

IN DEPTH: Holly Felsen Welch

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Henry Felson was one of Iowa’s most prolific writers, writing popular books about racing, hot rods, and teen life in the 1950’s and 60’s. One of his books, “Fever Heat,” was made into a classic movie in 1968. His daughter continues to celebrate his legacy, and is coming to Knoxville during nationals.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Holly Felsen Welch, of Clive.

IN DEPTH: Kathy Bacus and Calamity Jayne

Posted: Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

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A local author has a new book out in a very popular series.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Kathy Bacus, author of the Calamity Jayne mystery series, and more.

IN DEPTH: Faith and Politics

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

With caucus season upon us, how do our faith leaders juggle the complexities of politics and faith?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Steve Mathonnet-Vander Well with Second Reformed Church, Pella.

IN DEPTH: J. C. Watts for Rand Paul

Posted: Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

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A former U.S. Congressman, also a Baptist minister, who led the University of Oklahoma to back-to-back Orange Bowl victories in college was in Pella recently campaigning for Senator Rand Paul.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Reverend J. C. Watts, from Oklahoma.

IN DEPTH: Ag in the City

Posted: Monday, July 27th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

It’s time for Ag in the City.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Mary Van Zante, from Pella.

IN DEPTH: Growth at the Christian Opportunity Center

Posted: Friday, July 24th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The Christian Opportunity Center in Pella is expanding its services.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jacob Dreyer, Public Information Director at the COC.

IN DEPTH: Senator Lindsey Graham

Posted: Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A Republican candidate for president was in Marion County over the weekend.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Senator Lindsey Graham, from South Carolina

IN DEPTH: Wednesday Lunch for Kids

Posted: Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A Marion County Church is trying something new this summer–feeding hungry kids lunch every Wednesday in July. Why are they doing it, and how is it going so far?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Liz Adrian, with Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Matt Russell and Coyote Run Farm

Posted: Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A western Marion County man is working on farm policy both from his farm, and from his office at Drake University.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Matt Russell, owner of Coyote Run Farm, and Resilient Agriculture Coordinator at Drake University Agricultural Law Center.

IN DEPTH: HCI at Ballpark and Races

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

HCI Hospice Care Services is partnering with the Iowa Cubs and the Knoxville Raceway to help get the word out.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dan Raedeker with HCI.

IN DEPTH: Crocheting for a Cause

Posted: Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A local woman is crocheting for a cause–and more.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Cheri Williamson, from Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Dan D Farms Sweet Corn

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

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What’s the sweet corn like this year?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dan Dennison, with Dan D Farms, and his corn picking crew.

IN DEPTH: Local Food at Central College

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

What is Central College doing with the local food movement, and why does it matter?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Brian Campbell, Director of Sustainability Education, and Giselle Bruskewitz, Coordinator of Sustainability Education at Central College

IN DEPTH: The Senior Games

Posted: Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A man from Colorado visiting friends in Marion County passed through on his way to the National Senior Games in Minneapolis. What are the games all about?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Glen Gibson, from Loveland, Colorado.

IN DEPTH: The Melcher-Dallas Public Library

Posted: Friday, July 10th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

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The Melcher Dallas Public Library is moving — with some help.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Lori Davis, Library Director, David Hoke, with the Iowa State Savings Bank, Pat Jenkins, Martha Becker, and Virginia Schneider with the Friends of the Melcher-Dallas Public Library.

IN DEPTH: A Walk in the Prairie

Posted: Thursday, July 9th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

It’s summer, Marion County is in bloom, and it’s time for a walk in the prairie.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marion County Naturalist, Marla Mertz.

IN DEPTH: Blueberries!

Posted: Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

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Did you know it’s possible to grow blueberries in Iowa?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jim and Susan Hicks, from Knoxville during our Marion County magazines.

IN DEPTH: Bankers on the Farm Economy

Posted: Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

What are some of the factors influencing the farm economy?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Leslie Miller and Casey Gerhardt, Ag Bankers at the Iowa State Savings Bank, Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Presidential Candidate Mark Everson

Posted: Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A Republican candidate for President was recently in Pella.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Mark Everson, former head of the IRS and the American Red Cross.