Let's Talk Pella

Let’s Talk Pella – Community Foundation Changes

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

President of the Pella Community Foundation Jim Brandl discusses the Grow Pella initiative.

Anyone interested in more detailed information about how Grow Pella works and how it could be a benefit to them in their estate planning should contact Jim Brandl directly by e-mail at jbrandl@iowatelecom.net, or contact the foundation through www.pellacommunityfoundation.org

Let’s Talk Pella – Adaptive P.E.

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

P.E. Teacher Bob Fessler discusses the peer physical education class at Pella High School.

Let’s Talk Pella – Wyatt Earp Home Renovations

Posted: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Today’s program highlights renovations at Pella Historical Society’s Wyatt Earp house.

Let’s Talk Pella – Special Education at Pella High School

Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Lorri Grubb at Pella High School discusses the special education programs at Pella High School as part of the Knights of Columbus Campaign for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities, which continues in front of HyVee, Fareway, and Walmart in Pella through Saturday.

Let’s Talk Pella – Teacher Receives Presidential Award

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Joshua Steenhoek at Jefferson Intermediate School in Pella discusses his President Award for Math and Science teaching.

Let’s Talk Pella – Hydropower Project Update

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Vern Cochran with Missouri River Energy Services talks about progress made after year two of construction at the Lake Red Rock Hydroelectric project site.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Update

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini discusses the Oskaloosa and Washington Street projects and the latest from the Pella City Council.

Let’s Talk Pella – High School Construction

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Pella High School Principal Eric Nelson discusses changes to Pella High during construction.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Christian Grade School Latest

Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Head of Schools David Te Grotenhuis previews the upcoming academic year.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Christian High School Principal Discusses 2016-17

Posted: Monday, August 15th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Dan Van Kooten previews the academic year at Pella Christian High School.

Let’s Talk Pella – Knights of Columbus Fundraiser

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Joe Lickteig with the Knights of Columbus in Pella previews the upcoming Campaign for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities in Pella August 20th through the 27th.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Historical Hires New Director

Posted: Thursday, August 11th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Lori Ellingson and Alison Limke with the Pella Historical Society talk about the hire of Valerie Van Kooten as new director of Pella Historical and upcoming programs this fall.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Latest

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses the latest Pella School Board meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – Union Street Players Auditions

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Wendy Vander Well discusses auditions for the upcoming production of the Christmas Post.

Let’s Talk Pella – Changes at Christian Opportunity Center

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Executive Director Rod Braun discusses the changeover to private Medicaid and new rules regarding labor surrounding those they serve.

Let’s Talk Pella – Governor Talks About Water Quality

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Governor Terry Bransad, local farmer Roger Van Vark, and State Senator Ken Rozenboom talk about water quality issues.

Let’s Talk Pella – RAGBRAI and Recycling

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

RAGBRAI Recycling Coordinator and recent Pella High grad Laurel Stelter discusses recycling efforts and their impact on RAGBRAI this year.

Let’s Talk Pella – State Agriculture Issues

Posted: Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey discussed issues surrounding the ag industry at Ag in the City last week.

Let’s Talk Pella – Food with Fun Camp at Central

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Students Tommy Riley of Des Moines, Penelope Shriver of Pella, and Dasha Haynie of Pella share their experiences at the Central College Food with Fun Camp.

Let’s Talk Pella – Private College Week

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Carol Williamson, Director of Admissions at Central College, previews Iowa Private College Week August 1-5.