Let's Talk Pella

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Christian Presents “Fools”

Posted: Friday, March 24th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Students Ryan Howey, Jalayna Morgan, and Jimmy Beyer discuss tonight and Friday’s production of “Fools.” Tickets cost $6 for adults for the two 7 p.m. performances at the Vermeer Auditorium.

Let’s Talk Pella – Launching Arrows Special Needs Prom

Posted: Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Kelsie Sheets with the non-profit Launching Arrows discusses an upcoming special needs prom.

Let’s Talk Pella – Secretary of Agriculture Visits Pella

Posted: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey discusses his visit to Ulrich Meat Market Monday and the latest legislative issues surrouding the ag industry.

Let’s Talk Pella – Tulip Queen and Court Kick Off Spring

Posted: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Queen Halle Van Vark and attendants Jennifer Van Haaften, Jessa Bokhoven, Hannah Emmert, and Sophia Steenhoek, as well as Tulip Court “Mom” Carol Verhey discuss the kickoff to their annual performance season showcasing Pella throughout the state. Their first public performance is tonight at 7 p.m. in the Pella Community Center.

Let’s Talk Pella – State Budget Issues

Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

State Representative Guy Vander Linden discusses the latest in the Iowa Statehouse regarding budget projections.

Let’s Talk Pella – Remember Martin Luther King at Central

Posted: Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Assistant Dean of Students at Central College T. Todd Masman discusses events planned next week to mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr’s address at Central.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Historical Village Reopening

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Pella Historical Society Executive Director Valerie Van Kooten discusses the reopening of the historical village, preparations for the 82nd Tulip Festival, and a new room coming to the Scholte House.

Let’s Talk Pella – Red Rock Hydroelectric Project Update

Posted: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Vern Cochran with Missouri River Energy Services discusses the latest with the Red Rock Hydroelectric Dam Project.

Let’s Talk Pella – Congressman Loebsack Visits Marion County

Posted: Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

U.S. Congressman Dave Loebsack discusses his visit to three communities in Marion County and the latest going on in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Let’s Talk Pella – 2017 Iowa Poetry Out Loud

Posted: Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Pella High School senior Lauren Ashworth discusses her top three finish in the 2017 Iowa Poetry Out Loud contest. Ashworth also reads one of the poems she recited at competition.

Let’s Talk Pella – AGILE Manufacturing

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini discusses an economic incentive approved by the Pella City Council for AGILE Manufacturing.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Budget 2018

Posted: Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Corey Goodenow discusses the annual City of Pella budget approved at this week’s meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Budget

Posted: Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses the annual teacher’s and staff contracts and a public hearing on March 27th for the upcoming fiscal year budget.

Let’s Talk Pella – Coffee with a Cop

Posted: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Pella Police Lt. Paul Haase discusses the department’s first Coffee with a Cop on Thursday from 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Let’s Talk Pella – The Music of John Williams

Posted: Friday, March 3rd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Director of Bands at Central College Mitch Lutch and Students Renee Williams and Anna Shapiro discuss a film-focused concert this Sunday.

Let’s Talk Pella – Hearts for Hospice

Posted: Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Latest

Posted: Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses this week’s school board meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – Early Childhood Night at Lincoln Elementary

Posted: Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Teachers Wendy Visser, kindergarten, Katie Trainer, preschool, and Mary Wisniewski, Pre-K, discuss an early childhood informational night coming up at Lincoln Elementary from 5:30-6:30 PM on Thursday, March 2nd.

Let’s Talk Pella – Iowa House Update

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

State Representative Guy Vander Linden discusses collective bargaining changes.

Let’s Talk Pella – The Well Resource Center

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Executive Director Jayson Henry discusses the first six months at the new facility for The Well Resource Center.