IN DEPTH: Iowa Flood Center

Posted: Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Cedar Creek drains southeastern Marion County, as well as parts of Mahaska, Lucas and Monroe counties. The Cedar Creek Watershed Management Authority had a special guest this week.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Larry Weber, with the Iowa Flood Center.

IN DEPTH: Introduction to Medicare

Posted: Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What should you know about medicare?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jim Hibma, Bob Maurer, and Keith Van Hemert, with Crossroads of Pella.

IN DEPTH: Distracted Driving Demonstration

Posted: Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

An unusual distracted driving presentation took place before prom in Knoxville.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Captain Brian Houser and Chief Jim Mitchell with the Knoxville Fire Department, School Resource Officer Kyle Keller and Lt. Aaron Fuller with the Knoxville Police Department, students and Fire Department Firefighters Joe Mitchell and Chase Larson, and students Maggie Leavitt and Delaney McRoberts.

IN DEPTH: Student Directed Plays at Central College

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Student-directed plays are coming to Central College this week. What’s involved in directing a play, what plays are being performed, and what did the students learn?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Ian Lloyd, Alexis Lotspeich, Irene Nickerson, Ben Rockswold, Taylor Dahlberg, and Andrew DeWindt, student directors in the theater department at Central College.

IN DEPTH: “Mixed In”

Posted: Monday, April 24th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A Central College chemistry professor has a new novel that takes place in the future and asks the question, when passion is regulated, which laws will you break?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Cathy Haustein, author of “Mixed In.”

IN DEPTH: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 2:00 pm

It’s sexual assault awareness month. What would law enforcement officials like for us to know?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Lt. Aaron Fuller, with the Knoxville Police Department.

IN DEPTH: Central Broadway Hits

Posted: Thursday, April 20th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Broadway is coming to Pella.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Mitch Lutch, Professor of Music, and music students Avynne Trembly and Tyler Born of Central College following our hour long news magazines at 8am, 1pm, and 4pm.

IN DEPTH: Hearts For Hospice

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

How do hospices pay the bills?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Community Foundation Director Jesse Underwood, and Hospice Manager Karol Watson, with the Pella Regional Health Center.

IN DEPTH: Nurse Barb Van Gorp

Posted: Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Why does one local hospice care nurse do what she does?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Barb Van Gorp with HCI Hospice Care Services, Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Knoxville Comprehensive Plan

Posted: Monday, April 17th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Knoxville has a new comprehensive planning process underway. What’s it all about?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Knoxville City Manager Aaron Adams and Planning and Zoning Administrator Bill Mettee.

IN DEPTH: Director of Surgery Deb Davis

Posted: Thursday, April 13th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

How does a department of surgery work at a local hospital?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Deb Davis, Director of Surgery at the Pella Regional Health Center.

IN DEPTH: Agricultural Markets

Posted: Thursday, April 13th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Planting season is upon us. How might uncertainty in the markets and trade impact our farm economy?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey.

IN DEPTH: Outdoor Active Shooter Training

Posted: Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Law enforcement officials from all over the state of Iowa were in Marion County last week for training. What was it all about?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marion County Sheriff Jason Sandholdt, and Lee Lawrence, trainer with Alert–The Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training Center, from Houston, Texas.

IN DEPTH: Words I Could Not Speak

Posted: Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A wonderful Sully girl left us way too soon, but her family and friends are helping make sure her legacy lives on. Now her father shares his thoughts in a new book.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Mike Hoogeveen, author of “Words I Could Not Speak.”

IN DEPTH: Senator Chuck Grassley

Posted: Monday, April 10th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What does one U.S. Senator think about high frequency computer trading that hurts the market prices our farmers get, net neutrality, our internet providers selling our browsing history, and more?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Senator Chuck Grassley, from New Hartford.

IN DEPTH: Agriculture Part 5; State Climatologist Harry Hillaker

Posted: Friday, April 7th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What’s the weather likely hold for our for our upcoming planting season and beyond? In the fifth part of a five part program on agriculture, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Iowa State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker.

IN DEPTH: Agriculture Part 4; Tracy Gathman

Posted: Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What’s the upcoming farming season looking like? In the fourth part of a five part program on agriculture, oin us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Tracy Gathman, with Two Rivers Cooperative, Pella, Otley, Monroe, and Tracy.

IN DEPTH: Agriculture Part 3: Ozinga Feeds

Posted: Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

How does one feed dealer work with their customers to help turn a profit for all? In the third part of a five series on agriculture, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marv and Sandy Ozinga, with Ozinga Feed Service, Oskaloosa.

IN DEPTH: Agriculture Part 2; Casey Gerhardt, Ag Banker

Posted: Monday, April 3rd, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What does the coming season look like economically for area farmers? In the second part of a five part series on Agriculture, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Casey Gerhardt, Ag banker at the Iowa State Savings Bank

IN DEPTH: Agriculture Part 1; Alvin Olivier, Farmer and Law Enforcement Officer

Posted: Monday, April 3rd, 2017 at 2:00 pm

In many modern farming families, a job in town is often part of a successful operation. How does it work out for one Marion County family? In the first part of a five part series on Agriculture, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Alvin Olivier farmer, retired Knoxville Police Officer, and current part-time Sheriff’s deputy