IN DEPTH: Fracture

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

What’s fracking? Is is safe, and what does it mean for Iowans?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Angie Carter, Professor of Sociology at Augustana College, and contributor to the book “Fracture.”

IN DEPTH: Pella Rolscreen Foundation

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

What’s the Pella Corporation doing to make the communities they’re in better places?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Karmen Gardner with Pella Corp and the Pella Rolscreen Foundation.

IN DEPTH: The Time Marauder

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

An author originally from Pella is coming home for a reading of his new book.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Chris Henry, author of The Time Marauder.

IN DEPTH: Pella Summer Lunch

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Many kids go hungry without school lunches in the summer. What’s one church doing to help solve the problem?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Pastor Sophie Mathonnet-VanderWell and Laurie Ellingson, with Second Reformed Church, Pella.

IN DEPTH: Senator Joni Ernst

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

What does one Iowa Senator think about being considered as a possible Vice-Presidential nominee, and more?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Senator Joni Ernst, from Red Oak.

IN DEPTH: Engage Iowa

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

A representative from an Iowa think tank thinks our partisan politics are toxic, and that we need creative solutions to Iowa’s problems.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Ron Corbett, Mayor of Cedar Rapids and founder of Engage Iowa.

IN DEPTH: American Sign Language

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

What’s American Sign Language, how does it work, and why does it bring joy to one interpreter?

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

IN DEPTH: 108 Years Old!

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

A Pella Woman turns 108 years old this week.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Julia Kamerick, from Pella.

IN DEPTH: Cash Rents for Farmland

Posted: Monday, May 16th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Is there a problem with the prices farmers pay to rent land to farm?

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

IN DEPTH: A Walk in the Woods Part 2

Posted: Friday, May 13th, 2016 at 2:00 pm
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It’s spring, and time for a walk in the woods at Roberts Creek. In the second part of a two part program, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marion County Naturalist Marla Mertz.

IN DEPTH: A Walk in the Woods Part 1

Posted: Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

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It’s spring, and time for a walk in the woods. In the first part of a two part program, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marion County Naturalist Marla Mertz.

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IN DEPTH: Independent Senate Candidate Michael Luick-Thrams

Posted: Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

An independent candidate is challenging Senator Chuck Grassley for his seat in the U.S Senate.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Michael Luick-Thrams, Independent candidate for Senate.

IN DEPTH: Nurses Week

Posted: Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

It’s Nurses Week, a week where we give our thanks to the nurses who care for us and our loved ones.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Yvonne O’Brien-Evans, Chief Nursing Officer at the Pella Regional Health Center.

IN DEPTH: Drake Relays Record Stands 39 Years

Posted: Monday, May 9th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

A local man has held a Drake Relays record for 39 years.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Randy Wilson, of Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: The People of Tulip Time

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

It’s that time of year again.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with the people of Tulip Time.

IN DEPTH: Iowa History Buseum

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

How did Iowans get to be who we are, and who do we want to be in the future?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Michael Luick-Thrams, with the Traces Buseum.

IN DEPTH: Paper Tigers

Posted: Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

A documentary is coming to Knoxville that shows how one community came together to help their children grow and prosper. What can we learn from them?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Stacy Haas with Marion County Public Health.

IN DEPTH: Moody’s Upgrade

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 at 2:00 pm

The bond rating for the city of Knoxville has been increased. What does it mean?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Knoxville City Manager Aaron Adams

IN DEPTH: Tuttlemania!

Posted: Monday, May 2nd, 2016 at 2:00 pm

The Historic Pella Trust has a new location, and a new acquisition. What’s happening?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Lynn Branderhorst and Jan Vandenberg.

IN DEPTH: The Funky Tulip

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2016 at 2:00 pm

A group of local artists have created a new “pop-up” shop.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jill Edwards and Mary Robertson, with the Funky Tulip, in Pella.