Let's Talk Pella

Let’s Talk Pella – Managing Sleep Routines

Posted: Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Registered Sleep Technician Jennifer Kain at Pella Regional discusses sleep routines and how to ensure children are getting the rest they need.

Let’s Talk Pella – Central College Freshman

Posted: Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Hannah Cross, Mike Ostlboom, and Noelle Martin discuss their first week of college at Central.

Let’s Talk Pella – Interim Pella Christian High School Principal

Posted: Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Clyde Rinsema joins us on today’s program to discuss his return to Pella Christian High School, why he came back, and what his plans are in 2015-16.

Let’s Talk Pella – Football Friday Nights Begin

Posted: Friday, August 28th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

KNIA/KRLS Sales Manager Trevor Castle previews tonight’s high school football coverage, and talks about a pair of new schools added to this year’s fall sports’ coverage.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Elections Part Two

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Vice President of the Pella School Board Timothy Tripp is running in the 2015 elections. He discusses why he’s going for another term, and what he plans to work on if reelected.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Elections

Posted: Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

District Two Board Member Gary Coppock is running unopposed in the 2015 election coming up September 8th. He talks about what’s he’s done in the past two years, and his goals if reelected.

Let’s Talk Pella – Vermeer and Statewide STEM Program

Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

KNIA/KRLS caught up with Vermeer CEO and President Mary Andringa at the 2015 Iowa State Fair during STEM Day at the Grand Concourse.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Opera House Season Open House

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Pella Opera House 2015

Executive Director of the Opera House Kevin McQuade previews the 2015-16 season.

Let’s Talk Pella – Fall Semester Begins Soon at Central College

Posted: Friday, August 21st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Central College Fall 2015
College president Mark Putnam joins us to talk about what happened at Central over the summer, and what’s coming up in the fall.

Let’s Talk Pella – City of Pella Latest

Posted: Thursday, August 20th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

City of Pella Finance Director Corey Goodenow provides an update from the latest city council meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – Senator Grassley Visits Pella Regional

Posted: Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley and Pella Regional CEO Bob Kroese discuss a recent meeting in Pella.

Let’s Talk Pella – Season Opening Party at Pella Opera House

Posted: Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Kevin McQuade joins us on today’s program to talk about Thursday night’s season opening party and provides an update about their silver anniversary celebration.

Let’s Talk Pella – COC Employee Donates to Non-Profit in Honor of Fallen Family Member

Posted: Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Paige Davidson and her brother Wade discuss their annual motorcycle show in Oskaloosa, in honor of their late father, and the donation they made to the Christian Opportunity Center in Pella.

Let’s Talk Pella – Spirit of ’45

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Pat Stark with the Pella VFW previews this weekend’s “Spirit of ’45” ceremony in Van Meter. He says local veterans are planning to make the trip to the 1 p.m. ceremony.

Let’s Talk Pella – Red Rock Hydroelectric Update on One Year Anniversary

Posted: Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 1:00 pm


Vern Cochran with Missouri River Energy Services provides an update about the Lake Red Rock Hydroelectric project, which broke ground one year ago today.

Let’s Talk Pella – New Head of Schools at Pella Christian Grade School

Posted: Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

David TeGrotenhuis talks about his transition into the leadership role at Pella Christian Grade School, and what’s in store for 2015-16.

Let’s Talk Pella – Central College Summer Leadership Series

Posted: Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Pat Kitzman, director of career and professional development, and senior student Elizabeth Koele discuss a women’s leadership speaker series and research program at Central College.

Let’s Talk Pella – PCM Superintendent Discusses New Job

Posted: Monday, August 10th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Brad Jermeland joins us on today’s program to talk about why he came to PCM, the latest news in the district, and his goals moving forward.

Let’s Talk Pella – Crossroads of Pella Update

Posted: Friday, August 7th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Director Jim Hibma discusses the latest with the not-for-profit.

Let’s Talk Pella – City of Pella Latest

Posted: Thursday, August 6th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini provides an update about ordinance changes and upcoming street reconstruction projects.