Let's Talk Pella

Let’s Talk Pella – Dollars for Scholars

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

President of Dollars for Scholars Dale Deur discusses the annual application process and some of the history behind the organization.

Let’s Talk Pella – Senate Latest

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

State Senator Ken Rozenboom discusses topics covered at the PACE Alliance Legislative Business Forum and other issues at the Iowa Statehouse.

Let’s Talk Pella – All-State Speech Part Two

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

Pella Christian High School’s Colin Stravers, Samuel Dahm, Thomas Dykstra, Tyler Egesdal, Parker Schnell, Jimmy Beyer, and Colby De Vries are the first performing act for Pella Christian at All-State in seven years this Saturday in Ames.

Let’s Talk Pella – All-State Speech Part One

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

The Pella High School Improv Group made up of Julie Start, Isaac Zeimetz, Grace Larson and Ethan Vance will perform at the All-State Speech Festival this Saturday in Ames.

Tune in tomorrow to hear from Pella Christian’s All-State Musical Theatre group.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Latest

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

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses the latest from the Pella School Board.

Let’s Talk Pella – Dutch Masters

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

Director of Show Choir at Pella High Michelle Chaplin and students Kara Schaudt and Tate Petty preview this weekend’s Dutch Masters show choir invitational and the upcoming Cabaret shows.

Let’s Talk Pella – State Labor Issues

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

State Senator Ken Rozenboom discusses issues surrounding labor.

Let’s Talk Pella – Meals for the Heartland at Pella Middle School

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

Pella Middle School Students Hannah Nedder, Willa Kelpe, Ashley Uitermarkt, J.T. Atchison, and Clayton Henry discuss their participation in a service project packaging over 20,000 meals for those in need.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella City Council and the Regional Airport

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

City Administrator Mike Nardini discusses the latest surrounding the proposed regional airport.

Let’s Talk Pella – Youth Programs at Pella Library

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

Youth Librarian Katie Dreyer discusses upcoming youth programs at the library.

Let’s Talk Pella – Fight for Air Fundraiser

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

Pella Fire Chief Doug Van Gorkom and Chad Versteeg with the Pella Pizza Ranch talk about a fundraiser on Monday, Feb. 13th for the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb.

Let’s Talk Pella – High School Update

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Principal Eric Nelson discusses the upcoming Excellence in Electives night and the latest with renovations at the building.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella High Show Choir

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

Vocal Music Director Michelle Chaplin and Students Tate Petty and Kara Schaudt discuss the ongoing show choir season.

Let’s Talk Pella – Water Control Plan

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

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosted a pair of meetings Thursday to help determine future water control plans for Lake Red Rock and the Des Moines River Basin. Chief of the Hydrology Branch for the Rock Island District Kevin Landwehr and Assistant Operations Manager Perry Thostenson discuss the public input process ongoing.

Let’s Talk Pella – Jazz Band Update

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

Pella Jazz I Director Dameon Place discusses the latest with the Pella jazz ensembles.

Let’s Talk Pella – Flag Essay Contest

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Fifth Grade Students Noah Nunnikhoven of Pella Christian, as well as Alexis Klein and Steven Gaul, who both attend Jefferson Intermediate, share their flag essay submissions with the American Legion Post in Pella.

Let’s Talk Pella – Iowa Senate Update

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

State Senator Ken Rozenboom discusses the current fiscal year budget shortfall and upcoming legislative priorities.

Let’s Talk Pella – Speech Team Update

Posted: Friday, January 27th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Pella Speech Coach Suzi Jones discusses the latest going on with the program.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Latest

Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses his annual board evaluation and the latest in the district.

Let’s Talk Pella – Mango Tree Closes

Posted: Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Executive Leader Tim Brand with Many Hands for Haiti discusses the closure of the Mango Tree and the latest about the non-profit ministry.