Let's Talk Pella

Let’s Talk Pella – Planning and Zoning Latest

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

Planning and Zoning Director George Wesselhoft discusses recent changes to city code.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Latest

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

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses changes to the negative lunch balance policy and the board’s priorities for the 2016 Iowa Legislative Session.

Let’s Talk Pella – “Double Dutch” at Summer State Tournaments

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

The Little and Lady Dutch summer sports teams have made it to their respective state tournaments for the first time in school history. The athletes of both teams talk about what it means to them, their teammates, the Pella community and families.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Regional Pharmacy Update

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

Chief of Ancillary Services Tony Linkmeyer talks about progress at the Pella Regional Pharmacy.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Latest

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

Finance Director Corey Goodenow provides an update from the latest Pella City Council meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella PD New Technology

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

The Pella Police Department will feature new technology in squad cars soon. Lt. Paul Haase talks about the benefits on in-car computers.

Let’s Talk Pella – Fiddler on the Roof Coming to Pella Friday

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

Director of the Show Arvin Van Zante previews the Union Street Players’ summer musical.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Tuttle Log House

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

Let’s Talk Pella – Mini-Triathlon in Pella

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

Pella Aquatic Center Manager Mallary Westhoff discusses an upcoming mini-triathlon in Pella.

Let’s Talk Pella – Iowa Private College Week

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

Dean of Admission at Central College Carol William previews the week-long event in August.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Trail System Improvements

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

Pella City Administrator Mike Nardini discusses proposed trail system improvements.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Construction Updates

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

Pella Schools Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses the latest with ongoing construction projects.

Let’s Talk Pella – Unite Midwest

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

Josh DeWaard and Nathan Clayberg talk about an upcoming worship concert in Pella.

Let’s Talk Pella – Balloonfest 5K/10K FUNdraiser

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

Mike Buchheit previews Saturday’s Balloonfest 5K/10K.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Latest

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

City Administrator Mike Nardini discusses improvements to Jefferson Street and the electric system.

Let’s Talk Pella – Balloonfest Pilot Preview

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

Balloonfest Committee Member and Pilot Jason Hartson previews the 5th Annual Red Rock Balloonfest from a pilot’s perspective.

Let’s Talk Pella – Special Board Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses a special board meeting held Monday morning.

Let’s Talk Pella – Central Grad Using Drones to Build Business

Posted: Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 1:00 pm


A recent Central College graduate is utilizing cutting edge technology to further a career and his own business. Jakob Steenhoek of Pella is utilizing drones for both creative and practical methods.

Let’s Talk Pella – Central College Summer Research

Posted: Friday, July 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

While a majority of students are away from Central College’s campus during the summer months, some are still performing research that could have big impacts in the near future. This summer, Central students Abby Fyfe and Casey Link are working with Professor Paulina Mena to explore the genetic diversity of bees native to Iowa.

Let’s Talk Pella – Historic Flooding in Marion County

Posted: Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Whitebreast Creek Flooding on G-76

Whitebreast Creek Flooding on G-76

National Weather Service Hydrologist Jeff Zogg discusses last week’s significant flooding, and what the risk for more flooding is in the near future.