Let's Talk Pella

Let’s Talk Pella – Tulip Time Queen and Court

Posted: Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Tulip Queen Eleanor Witt and her Royal Court made up of Megan Atkins, Emily Van Gorp, Jessi Vos, and Leah Wilborn, join us on the program to preview this week’s festival.

Let’s Talk Pella – Klompen Classic 5K

Posted: Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Crossroads of Pella Director Jim Hibma previews the 22nd annual Klompen Classic.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella High School Carnaby Club Shows This Weekend

Posted: Friday, May 1st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Director of Bands at Pella High School Jason Pentico previews the annual variety show tradition.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Christian Schools Latest

Posted: Thursday, April 30th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Grade School Principal David De Jong discusses a Christian school task force and what they are working on to bolster area christian schools.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Schools Construction Updates

Posted: Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling joins us on the program to discuss high school renovations and traffic flow improvements at Jefferson Intermediate.

Let’s Talk Pella – Central College Climate Change Conference

Posted: Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Dr. Michael Roman, University of Cincinnati, has extensive connections with the island nation of Kiribati, through his time in the Peace Corps and years of anthropological research. He shares his thoughts about climate change and the impact it has had on the island nation.

Let’s Talk Pella – State Budget Latest

Posted: Monday, April 27th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

State Representative Guy Vander Linden discusses budget difference between the House and Senate, and how long this Legislative Session could last due to budget negotiations.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Opera House to Celebrate 25 Years

Posted: Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Opera House Executive Director Kevin McQuade discusses their 25th anniversary celebration, and what renovations they plan on completing.

Let’s Talk Pella – City of Pella Latest

Posted: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini talks about a tabled tree planting ordinance and what City of Pella recycling customers can expect this fall.

Let’s Talk Pella – Tulip Time and Pella Historical Society

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Burgermeister Randy Sikkema discusses the impact of the annual Tulip Festival on Pella Historical Society.

Let’s Talk Pella – Central College Sustainability Week

Posted: Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Director of Sustainability Brian Campbell discusses sustainability week.

Let’s Talk Pella – Legislative Session Latest

Posted: Monday, April 20th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

State Senator Ken Rozenboom discusses medical marijuana legislation in Iowa.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Christian High School to Celebrate 75 Years

Posted: Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Former Athletic Director and Pella Christian Alum Jerry Vermeer discusses Saturday’s milestone celebration.

Let’s Talk Pella – National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Posted: Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program, the new dispatchers at the Pella PD: Skyler Verros, Heather Malone, and Shelly Sample, discuss some of the things they’ve learned operating the dispatch office.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Schools and Enrollment’s Impact on the Budget

Posted: Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling is on the program to talk about the impact of declining enrollment on school finances, and how a lack of additional state aid is only compounding the problem.

Let’s Talk Pella – National Library Week

Posted: Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Library Director Wendy Street talks about the latest at the Pella Public Library and the significance of national libraries week.

Let’s Talk Pella – Tulip Time Entertainment

Posted: Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Tulip Time Steering Committee Member Paul Jones talks about entertainment at the 80th celebration.

Let’s Talk Pella – Crisis Management

Posted: Friday, April 10th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Jean Holthaus and Bob VandePol with Pine Rest Mental Health Services discuss how businesses respond to crisis situations.

Let’s Talk Pella – City of Pella Latest

Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini provides an update from the latest city council meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – World Autism Awareness Month

Posted: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Miriah Elam joins today’s Let’s Talk Pella to discuss World Autism Awareness Month.