IN DEPTH: Nature Writer Rick Bass

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

A petroleum geologist turned nature writer spoke at the Geisler library writers reading series at Central College recently.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Rick Bass, from Yaak Valley, Montana.

IN DEPTH: Sheriff’s Office Dispatchers

Posted: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 2:00 pm

What’s it like to be a dispatcher for the Marion County Sheriff’s Office?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Martha Dykstra, Dispatch Supervisor, and Dispatcher Chad Des Planque.

IN DEPTH: Knoxville and Pella in Detours Magazine

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

The last print issue of the travel magazine Detours will feature both Knoxville and Pella. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Melissa Bradford, with Detours

IN DEPTH: Local Drake Relays Officials

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

Three local men will be serving as track officials at the Drake Relays this week. How are they involved, and why do they do it? And, what’s so special about the Drake Relays?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Randy Wilson and Jeff Hileman from Knoxville, and Jeff Cook, from Pleasantville.

IN DEPTH: Marion County Alert System

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

There’s a new emergency alert system in Marion County.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jeff Anderson, Emergency Management Coordinator for Marion County.

To sign up for the alerts, click here.

IN DEPTH: Author Tim Bascom

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

What was it like to grow up in revolutionary Ethiopia? An author who recently read at the Geisler Library’s Writers Reading Series at Central College shares his memories.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Tim Bascom, author of “Chameleon Days: An American Boyhood in Ethiopia.”

IN DEPTH: Knoxville Zoning Part 2

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

Knoxville realtors and others are concerned with issues related to zoning in the city of Knoxville. What do city officials have to say in response?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Knoxville City Manager Harold Stewart, and Assistant City Manager Aaron Adams.

IN DEPTH: Knoxville Zoning, Part 1

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

Knoxville realtors and others are concerned with some changes with zoning enforcement in the city of Knoxville.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Randy Chambers, with Iowa Realty, Kathy Caviness, Sundance Realty, Rich Bailey, with Prudential First of Knoxville Realty, and Chris Hoegh, with Marion County Title Services.

IN DEPTH: Pella Regional Volunteers

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

This is National Volunteer Week. Why do people volunteer at the Pella Regional Health Center, and what do they get out of it?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Cyndi Atkins, Beth Loux and Rosa Veenstra, with the Pella Regional Health Center, and Karen Spoelstra, Ann Visser, Ruth Ann Kuhn, and Grant Gustafson, volunteers.

IN DEPTH: Construction at the Iowa State Savings Bank

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

What’s the construction all about at the Iowa State Savings Bank?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Stu Job, Natalie Job, and Dylan Morse with the Iowa State Savings Bank, Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Lymphedema

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

What’s lymphedema, and what can be done about it?

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

IN DEPTH: Budget Exercise

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

How would you balance the nation’s budget? A special exercise held recently at Central College addressed the issue.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Congressmen Leonard Boswell and Tom Tauke, West Des Moines entrepreneur George Wood, Central students Zach Matter, and Jahleel Vester, and Dan Tauke with Pella Corp.

IN DEPTH: Pine Knolls

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

What’s happening at the Pine Knolls Country Club in Knoxville?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Chris Hoegh, Roxanne Fee, Graham Fee, Betsy Smith, and Joel Arkema, Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Central Engineering

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

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Mark Putnam, President of Central College, Mary Andringa, CEO and Chair of the Board at Vermeer, Pat Meyer, President and CEO of Pella Corp, and Roger Brown, President and CEO of PPI, Pella.

IN DEPTH: The Prince and the Pauper

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

Local homeschool kids are working hard to produce a play–The Prince and the Pauper, in Knoxville

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Natalie Ogbourne, and students Atty Bailey, Pierce Raleigh, and Elyse, Emma, and Mason Ogbourne.

IN DEPTH: Agriculture 5; Pleasantville Ag Education

Posted: Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 2:00 pm

What are our kids learning about agriculture?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Pleasantville High School students in teacher Monty Collins’ agriculture class.

IN DEPTH: Agriculture Part 4; The Markets

Posted: Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 2:00 pm

How many acres of corn and beans will likely be planted this year? What do the markets look like? In the fourth part of a five part In Depth program on agriculture, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Leslie Miller, Ag banker at the Iowa State Savings Bank, Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Agriculture Part 3; CSA’s

Posted: Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A new trend in agriculture involves consumers investing in local farms and vegetable gardens. In the third part of a five part in depth series on agriculture, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Rebecca Helland, with Sprigs and Sprouts, a Pella organization involved in Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA

IN DEPTH: Agriculture Part 1; Ag Banking

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 2:00 pm

How do community banks work with farmers? In the second part of a five part program on agriculture, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with David Greving with Marion County Bank, Pella.

IN DEPTH: Agriculture Part 1; Tracy Gathman

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

What does the next year look like for Marion County farming? In the first part of a five part program on agriculture, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Tracy Gathman, with Two Rivers Cooperative, Pella, Otley, Tracy, and Monroe.