Let's Talk Pella

Let’s Talk Pella – 4th of July Celebrations

Posted: Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

4th of July Committee Chair Paul Kingma previews Independence Day celebrations in Pella.

Let’s Talk Pella – Balloonfest 2015 Preview

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Balloonfest Committee Member Jill Vandevoort discusses next week’s 5th Annual Balloonfest activities.

Let’s Talk Pella – Lake Red Rock and Area Flooding

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 1:00 pm


Assistant Operations Manager at Lake Red Rock Josh Conrad joins us on today’s program to discuss was Thursday’s flooding along the Des Moines River Basin and in Marion County means for Lake Red Rock, and the impacts of rapidly rising waters.

Let’s Talk Pella – 3D Mammography at Pella Regional

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Marilou Ozinga with the Medical Imaging department discusses new technology for breast cancer screenings.

Let’s Talk Pella – Raleigh Ringers Come to Pella

Posted: Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Mary Glendening talks about an acclaimed handbell choir coming to Pella tonight. Tickets are available at Leighton State Bank locations and at the Central Maytag Center.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Historical Society Latest

Posted: Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Pella Historical Assistant Director Allison Limke and Marketing Intern and Former Tulip Queen Leah Blankespoor discuss summer programs.

Let’s Talk Pella – Career Academy of Pella Update

Posted: Friday, June 19th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

High School Principal Eric Nelson provides an update about the soon-to-be open Career Academy of Pella.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Latest

Posted: Thursday, June 18th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

City of Pella Finance Director Corey Goodenow provides an update from the latest city council meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – Lincoln Elementary Progress Update

Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 at 1:00 pm


Lincoln Elementary Principal Rich Schulte recently caught up with KNIA/KRLS Pella News Director Andrew Schneider about progress at the new school, which is planned to be completed in December.

Let’s Talk Pella – Athletic Training at Pella Regional

Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Certified Athletic Trailer Tood Smith discusses their department during peak outdoor exercise season.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Schools Latest

Posted: Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling provides an update about the most recent school board meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – COC Annual Golf Classic

Posted: Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Golf Classic

Jacob Dreyer with Christian Opportunity Center previews the organization’s 14th Annual Golf Classic.

Let’s Talk Pella – Brook Circle Improvements

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Executive Director at Habitat for Humanity of Marion County Lisa Crabbs discusses planned improvements at Brook Circle Park.

Let’s Talk Pella – PADCO Update

Posted: Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

PADCO Executive Director Karen Eischen provides an update about the organization’s latest efforts.

Let’s Talk Pella – City of Pella Road Updates

Posted: Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini discusses the city’s timeline for large-scale road improvements.

Let’s Talk Pella – 2015 Session Adjourns

Posted: Monday, June 8th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

State Representative Guy Vander Linden recaps the 2015 Iowa Legislative Session.

Let’s Talk Pella – Lake Red Rock Summer Program

Posted: Friday, June 5th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Park Ranger Tracy Spry discusses summer programs at Lake Red Rock.

Let’s Talk Pella – City of Pella Latest

Posted: Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Pella City Administrator Mike Nardini provides updates from the latest city council meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – Thursdays in Pella Begin Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Sarah Treft with the Pella Chamber previews this year’s Thursdays in Pella.

Let’s Talk Pella – CART Training Continues for Pella PD

Posted: Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

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Members of the Pella Police Department are undergoing special training to improve their reaction in the case of an abducted child. Detective Justin Bailey and Lt. Paul Haase discuss their latest training session.