IN DEPTH: Exchange Student Program

Posted: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A student from Norway is furthering her education at Pella High School.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Frida Holmen from Norway, and Cecilia McCloud, with Education First, High School Exchange Year, from Pella.

IN DEPTH: Iowa Historian Mike Chapman

Posted: Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

One of Iowa’s foremost historians is coming to Knoxville Wednesday to help celebrate Iowa Flag Day.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Mike Chapman, author of “A Journey, Reflections on 50 years of writing, Wrestling, Weightlifting, and Heroes.

IN DEPTH: Environmental and Climate Justice

Posted: Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Central College is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s visit to Pella. In the first part of a two part program, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jacqui Patterson, Environmental and Climate Justice Program Director for the NAACP.

IN DEPTH: Pella Fire and the Fight for Air Climb

Posted: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 2:00 pm

A local fire department needs our help raising funds for research into lung disease. Why are they doing it?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Doug Van Gorkom, Chief, Jason Schroeder and Jeremy Scott with the Pella Fire Department.

IN DEPTH: Bluegrass Concerts coming to Knoxville

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Two bluegrass concerts are coming to Marion County. Why does bluegrass matter, and what accounts for its continued popularity?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Lori King, with the Bluegrass Music Association of Iowa, from Drakesville.

Seed Library!

Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

It’s the first day of spring, and a local “seed library” is open for business.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Wendy Street, Director of the Pella Public Library.

IN DEPTH: New Pastor at Foursquare Church

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

There’s a new pastor in town. Where’s he from, and what’s his mission?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Pastor David Woodman, with the Foursquare Church, Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Fraud Protection

Posted: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What’s one local bank doing to help prevent us from being victims of fraud?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Bob Wims, President, and Julie Varner, Vice-President at the Iowa State Savings Bank, Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Spring Awakening

Posted: Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

It time to welcome back spring with a special event–the Spring Awakening.

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

IN DEPTH: Hospital Recruiting

Posted: Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

How does one local hospital effectively recruit and retain health care providers on staff?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Kevin Kincaid, CEO of the Knoxville Hospital and Clinics.

IN DEPTH: Senator Chuck Grassley

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What does one U.S. Senator think about Attorney General Jeff Session’s confirmation hearings, and more?

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

IN DEPTH: Christen Geremesz, Engineer at Hormel

Posted: Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

One of the first women engineers to work for a major national company now works in Marion County. What’s her story?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Christen Geremesz, with Hormel, Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Marion County Attorney Year-end Review

Posted: Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What did the Marion County Attorney’s Office accomplish in 2016?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marion County Attorney, Ed Bull.

IN DEPTH: Central President Mark Putnam on Immigration

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Central College recently held a roundtable discussion on immigration. What was discussed?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Mark Putnam, President of Central College.

IN DEPTH: New Knoxville Racing Concessions Vendor

Posted: Monday, March 6th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

The Knoxville Raceway has a new concessions vendor. Who are they, and what are their plans?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Kirsty Peterson, with Checkered Flag Concessions.

IN DEPTH: PACE

Posted: Friday, March 3rd, 2017 at 2:00 pm

What’s the Pella Area Community and Economic Alliance?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with with the Karen Eischen with the PACE Alliance, Tim Te Grootenhuis, owner of Culver’s, Del Collins, with Vermeer, and Kathy Thompson with Central College.

IN DEPTH: Certificates of Need

Posted: Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 at 2:00 pm

The Iowa Legislature is considering a bill that local hospital administrators believe will do great harm to our local hospitals.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Yvonne O’brien Evans, Chief Nursing Officer and Bob Kroese, CEO of the Pella Regional Health Center.

IN DEPTH: Eagles!

Posted: Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

It’s that time of year again. The eagles are gathering.

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

IN DEPTH: Steel Magnolias

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Steel Magnolias, the play, is coming to Pella.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Central College Professor C. D. Adamson and student actors, Anne Coughenour and Brandi Heims.

IN DEPTH: Mental Health Care Crisis

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Is mental health care in Iowa in crisis? If so, what can be done about it?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Kevin Kincaid, CEO of the Knoxville Hospital and Clinics.