Let's Talk Pella

Let’s Talk Pella – Business Horizons Camp

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

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Ryan Van Maanen and Travis Aldrich of Pella join us today to discuss this week’s Business Horizons camp that wrapped up yesterday at Central College.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Latest

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2016 at 1:00 pm

City Finance Director Corey Goodenow provides an update from the latest Pella City Council meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Latest

Posted: Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling provides an update from the second of two summer school board meetings.

Let’s Talk Pella – Central College Summer Update

Posted: Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

President Mark Putnam discusses the latest surrounding the Board of Trustees, Maytag Student Center upgrades, and the Forever Dutch initiative.

Let’s Talk Pella – Brook Circle Park Improvements

Posted: Monday, July 18th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

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Local boy scouts Rollins Kendall and Christian Williams discuss their role in renovations to Brook Circle Park.

Let’s Talk Pella – ACTS Service Surge

Posted: Friday, July 15th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Breanne Patel with A Call To Service (ACTS) Ministry joins us to discuss their upcoming Service Surge on July 30th.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Historical Summer Programs

Posted: Thursday, July 14th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Interim Director Allison Limke discusses summer programs at Pella Historical Society.

Let’s Talk Pella – Brook Circle Park

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Pella Community Services Director Jeanette Vaughan and Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Marion County Lisa Crabbs discuss the new park in the Brook Circle Neighborhood.

Let’s Talk Pella – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Response to Sunday’s Drownings

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Assistant Operations Manager Joshua Conrad with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers discusses Sunday’s drowning incidents and the importance of water safety.

Let’s Talk Pella – Balloonfest 5K/10K Recap

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Race Organizer Mike Buchheit, members of the Pella Cross Country Team, and 11-year-old Jacyln Holmes join us on today’s program to recap Saturday’s Balloonfest 5K/10K. Find full race results here. “>

Let’s Talk Pella – Balloonfest 5K

Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Race organizer Mike Buchheit previews Saturday morning’s race to benefit athletic programs at Pella, Pella Christian and Knoxville High Schools.

Let’s Talk Pella – Balloonfest Preview

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Jill Vandevoort with the Balloonfest Committee previews this weekend’s 6th annual balloonfest. Click here for a full schedule.

Let’s Talk Pella – 4th of July Preview

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Fourth of July Committee Chair Paul Kingma previews Monday’s celebrations.

Let’s Talk Pella – Water and Campground Safety

Posted: Thursday, June 30th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Park Ranger Tracy Spry with the Army Corps of Engineers discusses safety ahead of a busy 4th of July weekend at Lake Red Rock.

Let’s Talk Pella – Historic Pella Trust Intern

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Lynn Branderhorst with Historic Pella Trust works with Intern Jesse Vos

Lynn Branderhorst with Historic Pella Trust works with Intern Jesse Vos


Pella Christian High School Alum Jesse Vos has been interning with Historic Pella Trust, and discusses her goals in preserving Pella’s past.

Let’s Talk Pella – George Wesselhoft Resigns

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Planning and Zoning Director George Wesselhoft discusses his 16 years as the Planning and Zoning Director of Pella and the latest projects in the department.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Amateur Radio Club

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Mike Morgan with the Pella Amateur Radio Club discusses what they do and an annual field training exercise.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Christian Grade School Upgrades

Posted: Monday, June 20th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Head of Schools David Te Grotenhuis provides an update about the expansion and renovation of Pella Christian Grade School.

Let’s Talk Pella – National Dairy Month

Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Vice President of Lely North America Chad Huyser discusses the month dedicated to the dairy industry.

Let’s Talk Pella – Summer Pet Safety

Posted: Thursday, June 16th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Dr. Tim Yoder with Tri County Veterinary Clinic in Pella discusses keeping pets safe during the hottest months of the year.