Let's Talk Pella

Let’s Talk Pella – Memorial Day Ceremony in Pella

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

The American Legion and VFW in Pella held a special Memorial Day Ceremony yesterday afternoon to remember the lives of those who served in the United States military. On today’s program, hear some of the poetry, songs, and tributes made, and also learn about some of the places and branches local veterans have served in, and why Memorial Day is important to them.

Let’s Talk Pella – Chamber of Commerce Latest

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Executive Director Karen Eischen discusses two upcoming training programs at the Pella Chamber of Commerce.

Let’s Talk Pella – National Boating Safety Week

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Park Ranger Tracy Spry discusses boat safety tips ahead of the Memorial Day weekend.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Latest

Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses the final school board meeting of 2015-16.

Let’s Talk Pella – Computer Coding Club at Pella Middle School

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

IMAG0316

A Pella High School junior passed some of his knowledge to middle school students through a new group this past semester. Jason Seo started a computer coding club through the district’s talented and gifted program to get seventh and eighth graders excited about programming opportunities.

Let’s Talk Pella – Summer Reading Programs

Posted: Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Youth Librarian Katie Dreyer discusses summer reading programs at the Pella Library

Let’s Talk Pella – Butterfly Waystation at Pella High School

Posted: Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Senior Jack Sytsma and Freshman Kaylin Vos helped discuss a milkweed garden project at Pella High to act as Monarch butterfly waystation.

Let’s Talk Pella – Tour de Toren

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Josh Cowman, Wes Chaplin, and Leah Garland with Bethany Christian Services discuss the new biking endurance test on the Tulip Toren.

Let’s Talk Pella – Aquatic Center Preview

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Pella Aquatic Center Manager Mallary Westhoff previews the 2016 summer season.

Let’s Talk Pella – Seventh Graders Raise Funds for Causes

Posted: Monday, May 16th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Pella Middle School students Macy Schulz, Callista Webb, Ella Van Zee, Nathan Born, Taylor Decious, Julia Smart, and Isaac Piersma discuss their 7th grade social studies concession stand fundraiser and why they picked the causes they gave to.

Let’s Talk Pella – Soon-to-be Central Grad to Teach in Taiwan

Posted: Friday, May 13th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Central College senior Jake Wassenaar will graduate tomorrow at the annual commencement ceremony. But the first step in his post-college life will be far off the traditional path. Wassenaar discusses his Fulbright U.S. Student Award to teach overseas.

Let’s Talk Pella – Tulip Time Recap

Posted: Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Pella Historical Interim Director Allison Limke and Tulip Time Steering Committee Chair Amy Van Haaften discuss their initial reaction to the 81st Tulip Time celebration.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Latest

Posted: Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses the latest in the Pella Community School District.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella High Senior Transforms RAGBRAI Recycling Efforts

Posted: Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

One Pella High School senior is being recognized for a combination of passions relating to the world of bicycling.

Read the rest of this entry »

Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Latest

Posted: Monday, May 9th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini provides an update from the latest Pella City Council meeting.

Friendly First Face of Tulip Time Honored for Volunteerism

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2016 at 5:57 am

Tulip Time 2016 Gary 2

Every morning during Tulip Time, a series of buses pull onto Main Street in Pella, filled with out-of-towners ready to take in the sights and sounds of Pella at its best.

Read the rest of this entry »

Pella’s Tulip Queen Carries on Family’s Royal Tradition

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2016 at 5:59 am

Tulip Queen and Grandma

Many young girls growing up in the Tulip City hope one day to serve as the top Tulip Time ambassador.

Read the rest of this entry »

Let’s Talk Pella – Sports Park Grand Opening

Posted: Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Sports Park 2016

We take a special look at the opening of Pella’s new sports complex.

Let’s Talk Pella – Iowa House Recap

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

State Representative Guy Vander Linden recaps the 2016 Iowa Legislative Session.

Let’s Talk Pella – State Senate Recap

Posted: Monday, May 2nd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Senator Ken Rozenboom recaps the 2016 Legislative Session.