Let's Talk Pella

Let’s Talk Pella – Low Carbon Crossings

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Mindy Ahler with Low Carbon Crossings discusses a bike ride across America to raise awareness climate change.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Opera House Season Preview

Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Heidi Kelley discusses the new season at the Pella Opera House following renovations at the facility.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Historical to Receive Casey’s Property

Posted: Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Lori Ellingson, Valerie Van Kooten, and Allison Limke with Pella Historical Society discuss the donation of Casey’s General Store property adjacent to the Scholte House.

Let’s Talk Pella – PACE Alliance and the Pella Chamber

Posted: Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Executive Director of the Pella Chamber of Commerce Karen Eischen discusses changes coming to the chamber and associated organizations.

Let’s Talk Pella – Manufacturing Day

Posted: Monday, October 17th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Chair of the Board at Vermeer Mary Andringa discusses the annual Manufacturing Day activities at Vermeer.

Let’s Talk Pella – Paint the Stands Pink

Posted: Friday, October 14th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

We preview tonight’s Paint the Stands pink event at the Pella home football game.

Let’s Talk Pella – Breast Cancer Awareness Radiothon

Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Marilou Ozinga with Pella Regional discusses the Breast Cancer Awareness save-a-life radiothon.

Let’s Talk Pella – Fall Color Changes

Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 at 1:00 pm


Dr. Paul Weihe at Central College discusses the annual changing of the leaves, and the pest that may put a damper on some of the colors seen this autumn.

Let’s Talk Pella – Fire Prevention Week

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Pella Fire Chief Doug Van Gorkom discusses National Fire Safety Week.

Let’s Talk Pella – Many Hands for Haiti and Hurricane Matthew

Posted: Monday, October 10th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Rob van Beek with Many Hands for Haiti in Pella discusses how the organization has been impacted and what they are doing to help others on the island nation.

Let’s Talk Pella – Crossroads of Pella and the Aging Brain

Posted: Friday, October 7th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Jim Hibma discusses an upcoming lecture about the aging brain and programs they are hoping to build at Crossroads for seniors.

Let’s Talk Pella – Casey’s Planned Unit Development

Posted: Thursday, October 6th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini discusses the planned unit development between Casey’s and the City of Pella for a new store on Main Street just south of downtown Pella. The measure was approved Tuesday at the Pella City Council meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – Casey’s Store Decision

Posted: Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Hear from those who spoke before the Pella City Council voted to approve a planned unit development zoning ordinance with Casey’s General Store in Pella.

Let’s Talk Pella – Fulbright Foreign Exchange Students at Central

Posted: Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Margot Pomparat and Marinne Rougé of France have been awarded Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program grants to serve as teaching assistants and take courses at Central College.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Central College Students and Politics

Posted: Monday, October 3rd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Dr. Randy Renstrom and Dr. Andrew Green discuss the political climate at Central College.

Let’s Talk Pella – Central Homecoming

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Director of Alumni Relations Kathy Thompson discusses Central Homecoming activities.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Board Latest

Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses the annual organizational meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – Homecoming King and Queen

Posted: Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

The 2016 Homecoming Queen and King have been crowned at Pella High School. Paloma Mate-Kodjo and Ryan Van Maanen were selected to represent the school this week for festivities.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella in Pink

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Jesse Underwood with the Pella Regional Foundation and Lyndsey Van Soelen with Young Professionals of Pella talk about the October 15th Pella in Pink event.

Let’s Talk Pella – Marching Dutch Preparing for Season

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

We take a special look at the 2016 Marching Dutch of Pella High School.