IN DEPTH: The Marion County Fair

Posted: Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at 2:00 pm

It’s summer, and it will soon be time for the Marion County Fair. What’s planned for the fair this year? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dan Findley, with the Marion County Fair Board.

IN DEPTH: Midwestern Literary and Historical Regionalism

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 2:00 pm

The Midwest was once the heart and soul of American culture.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jon Lauck, author of “From Warm Center to Ragged Edge: The Erosion of Midwestern Literary and Historical Regionalism, 1920–1965.”

IN DEPTH: Mental Health Services Reach Out

Posted: Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

How do mental health professionals work to bring their services to us? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with mental health counselors, Cheryl Garland, with Integrative Counselling Solutions, Knoxville and Des Moines, and Michelle Curtis, with Avenues, of Ottumwa.

IN DEPTH: Exchange Student Asel Seitbek

Posted: Monday, June 19th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A foreign exchange student that spent the past year in Knoxville will soon be going home. How was her visit? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Asel Seitbek from Kazakhstan.

IN DEPTH: New Mat Kelly Exhibit

Posted: Thursday, June 15th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A local artist has a new exhibit in historic Valley Junction Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Mat Kelly, Professor of Art at Central College.

IN DEPTH: Central’s Happel Recognized

Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A local writer just won a prestigious writing award. What’s the story? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Larry Happel, Director of Central Communications and Sports Information at Central College.

IN DEPTH: Marion County Crime Increase

Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Drug related crime is on the rise in Marion County. Can anything be done about it? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marion County Attorney Ed Bull following our hour long news magazines at 8am, 1pm, and 4pm.

IN DEPTH: Wetlands

Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A local man is travelling to visit a wetland in every county in Iowa. Why is he going? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Paul Weihe, professor of biology at Central College.

IN DEPTH: Summer Reading Matters for Kids

Posted: Friday, June 9th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What can parents do to help their children continue good reading habits over the summer? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Katie Dreyer, with the Pella Public Library.

IN DEPTH: Does on the Move

Posted: Thursday, June 8th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

If you’ve been driving recently in the countryside, you’ve likely noticed that does are on the move. What’s happening? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jim Coffey, wildlife researcher with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

IN DEPTH: An Evening with Albert Einstein

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

An Evening with Albert Einstein is coming to Pella Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with actor and playwright Jack Fry.

IN DEPTH: Knoxville Library Expansion Fundraising Nears Goal

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

On Friday, the Knoxville Public Library kicked off its capital campaign to raise $1.75 million dollars for a much needed expansion–And, they also announced that they are already 90% of the way toward reaching that goal. How did that happen? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Librarian Roslin Thompson, Library Board President Dave Garcia, Campaign Co-Chairs Pennie Sommar and Harv Sprafka, and Sharon Weiler, with the Weiler Foundation.

IN DEPTH: New Sharon Wind Farm

Posted: Monday, June 5th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A wind farm is being constructed near New Sharon. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Tina Potthoff, with Midamerican energy.

IN DEPTH: Senator Joni Ernst

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A United States Senator was in Knoxville this week. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Senator Joni Ernst, from Red Oak.

IN DEPTH: Tire Safety

Posted: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A tire and auto center with locations in multiple Iowa communities is partnering with the Iowa Department of Transportation to promote tire safety with the hope of reducing the number of deaths on Iowa’s highways. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Travis Thompson and Arvin Vander Linden with Heartland Tire and Auto Center and Raceway Tire and Exhaust, Pella and Knoxville, Polk County Supervisor Steve Van Oort, and Daniel Wolff, a veteran, whose family received a gift of tires from the company to help promote awareness of tire safety.

IN DEPTH: Active Shooter Rescue Training

Posted: Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

When a community is threatened by an active shooter, the training of our first responders can be a matter of life, and death. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Michael Morganstern, Gene Norton, and Rich Severance, with GTI.

IN DEPTH: Kinesio Tape

Posted: Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A relatively new technology helps the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints. What is it?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Kara Groenenboom, Occupational Therapist at the Pella Regional Health Center.

IN DEPTH: Feeding Hungry Kids in Knoxville

Posted: Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A group from Knoxville wants to make sure that children don’t go hungry at lunchtime this summer. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Verlin Goodyk, with the Knoxville: Food Youth Initiative.

IN DEPTH: Changes at Bos Landen

Posted: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

There’s been some changes at a local golf club. What should we know? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jay Davis, with Bos Landen Golf Club, Pella.

IN DEPTH: Senator Chuck Grassley

Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What does one U.S. Senator think about the investigations into President Trump and his campaign’s relationship with the Russians, and more? Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Senator Chuck Grassley, from New Hartford.