Let's Talk Pella

Let’s Talk Pella – Jefferson Students to Des Moines Symphony

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Jefferson Intermediate Elementary Teacher Lori Laurens discusses a special trip taken in years past and in the years ahead for 4th and 5th graders to watch the Des Moines Symphony perform.

Let’s Talk Pella – Iowa Senate Update

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

State Senator Ken Rozenboom discusses the tax reform bill and the Senate version dropping a tax credit for volunteer emergency responders.

Let’s Talk Pella – Recharged Robotics

Posted: Friday, March 16th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Team members of Recharged Robotics discuss the upcoming Super Regional competition.

Let’s Talk Pella – Standoff in Pella

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Pella Police Chief Robert Bokinsky discusses a tense 24 hours for the Pella Police Department. Click here for the latest surrounding the standoff.

Let’s Talk Pella – PACE Alliance and Internet Utility Special Election

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

PACE Alliance Executive Director Karen Eischen discusses the work they’ve done with the City of Pella in developing a potential internet utility in the Pella community, which will only move forward if voters approve a special ballot measure on Tuesday, May 1st.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Budget Fiscal Year 2019

Posted: Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Pella Schools Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses an upcoming public hearing on March 26th to determine the 2019 budget for the district.

Let’s Talk Pella – West Burlington Fire Department Honors Pella Fire

Posted: Monday, March 12th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Pella firefighters were honored by the West Burlington Fire Department Friday for their response in assisting with a fatal crash just over one year ago. West Burlington Fire Chief Shaun Ryan and Captain Zach Boyd discuss the special honor they gave to Pella firefighters for their efforts.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella High School Senior Service Day

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Dean of Students Wade Van Vark is seeking community projects for seniors to complete at their annual service day in April. Contact Van Vark here to submit a project for consideration.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Latest

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Pella City Administrator Mike Nardini discusses the fiscal year 2019 budget approval and a townhouse project coming to Franklin Street.

Let’s Talk Pella – Kaelie’s Dog Project Update

Posted: Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Kaelie DeHeer, a student at Pella High School, has been seeking the support of a service dog. Her mother Tina Uitermarkt and Student Council Member Ethan Vance discuss a donation made by the Pella High Student Council to make that goal a reality.

Let’s Talk Pella – Proposed Trump Tariffs and Potential Impact on Vermeer

Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Vermeer CEO Jason Andringa discusses the potential impact raising tariffs on steel and aluminum may have on the manufacturer.

Let’s Talk Pella – Solo and Ensemble Festival at Pella High

Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Pella High School students Colby Van Gorp, Noah Chaplin, and Natalie Henry share their experience in last week’s Solo and Small Ensemble Music Festival at Pella High School. They will join up with the larger choir tonight at 7:30 p.m. for the annual winter concert at Pella High School.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Schools Budget Latest

Posted: Friday, March 2nd, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Pella Schools Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses the benefits of the district’s self-insurance health plan and what the Pella School Board will review at upcoming meetings when planning for the next fiscal year.

Let’s Talk Pella – PACE Alliance Review, Look Ahead

Posted: Thursday, March 1st, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Executive Director Karen Eischen discusses the major accomplishments for the PACE Alliance in 2017 and looks ahead to the next ten months.

Let’s Talk Pella – Union Street Players Present “12 Angry Men”

Posted: Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

The cast of “12 Angry Men” preview the Union Street Players production March 1 through 4th at the Kruidenier Center at Central College. Click here for ticket purchasing information.

Let’s Talk Pella – PACE Alliance Impact Award Winners

Posted: Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

The Well Resource Center was selected for the PACE Alliance Community Impact Award and the Cellar Peanut Pub was the PACE Alliance Business Impact Award recipient, Executive Director of The Well Jayson Henry and owner of the Cellar Peanut Pub Marty Duffy discuss the awards.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Forte Seniors

Posted: Monday, February 26th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Pella Forte Seniors Journey Reynolds and Erica Nossaman discuss the end of their season and Saturday’s dance showcase at Pella High School.

Let’s Talk Pella – Safest Cities in Iowa

Posted: Friday, February 23rd, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Pella Police Chief Robert Bokinsky discusses Pella’s 2nd place ranking in the Safety Cities in Iowa report compiled by the National Council for Home Safety and Security.

Let’s Talk Pella – Historic House Move

Posted: Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Vice President of Finance at Central College Tom Johnson discusses the property at 300 Broadway Street and why they are looking for someone to move the historic house.

Let’s Talk Pella – Recharged Robotics Advancing

Posted: Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Benjamin Dykema, Nathan Lantz, Elyse Ogbourne, Josh Lantz, Ben Lantz, and Ethan Doak discuss the FIRST Tech Challenge teams “Recharged Robotics,” ahead of the state competition.