Let's Talk Pella

Let’s Talk Pella – Union Street Players and The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

Posted: Friday, November 27th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Cast members Lonnie Appleby, Tom Palmer, and Denise Gregory join us to preview the C.S. Lewis classic.

Let’s Talk Pella – Home Health Care Month

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Home Health Supervisor Erica Marvelli with Pella Regional Health Center discusses National Home Health Care month.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Budget Latest

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Pella Schools’ Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses his budget proposal introduced at Monday’s regular meeting and his reaction to public comments made at a public hearing.

Let’s Talk Pella – Ulrich Meat Market Reopens

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

New owners Lucas Van Wyk and Jamie Veenstra discuss the reopening of the historic Pella business.

Let’s Talk Pella – Light up a Life and National Hospice Month

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Bereavement Counselor Kyra Smith with Hospice of Pella discusses National Hospice Month and Light up a Life.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Latest

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini provides an update from the latest city council meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – Exchange Student Reflects on Paris Attacks

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 1:00 pm
Central College held a moment of silence Monday in honor of those killed in the Paris terror attacks.  Photo by Central College

Central College held a moment of silence Monday in honor of those
killed in the Paris terror attacks.
Photo by Central College

Paris Native Nicolas Wasilewski is an exchange student and teaching assistant at Central College. He shares his thoughts about last weekend’s terror attacks in Paris.

Let’s Talk Pella – High School Renovations

Posted: Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

High School Principal Eric Nelson discusses more than $15 million in renovations to the facility, which begin this winter.

Let’s Talk Pella – SHIIP Assitance

Posted: Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Senior Health Insurance Information Program Counselor Lee Collins has provided Medicare insurance assistance to residents for 18 years through Crossroads of Pella. She discusses how the process works, and the free services they provide.

Let’s Talk Pella – 2016 Tulip Queen and Her Court

Posted: Monday, November 16th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

We meet the 2016 Tulip Time Queen and Royal Court, who were coronated on Saturday.

Let’s Talk Pella – Chamber of Commerce Holidays

Posted: Friday, November 13th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Executive Director Karen Eischen discusses the holiday shopping season in Pella.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Christian 8th Grade Theatre

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Eighth graders Jase Ameles, Jocelyn Gritters, Molly Bolt, and Keegan Cadwell and teacher Elizabeth Oosterheert discuss their Friday and Saturday performances of Treasure Island at 7 p.m. in the Vermeer Auditorium at Pella Christian High School.

Let’s Talk Pella – School Budget Latest

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses the board’s budget reduction target, and what’s next in the district’s 2016-17 budget reduction process.

Let’s Talk Pella – Local Adoption Featured on GMA

Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Mandy Poulter discusses the adoption of her daughter, and why she’ll be featured again on national media.

Let’s Talk Pella – Knights of Columbus and COC Donation

Posted: Monday, November 9th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

The Pella Knights of Columbus teamed up with Pella High School athletic teams and school organizations for a $5,400 donation to the Christian Opportunity Center (COC). Members of the Pella Lady Dutch girls’ soccer team Alice and Josie Lickteig, and football coach Brian Huddle join the program.

Let’s Talk Pella – PCGS Potential Expansion

Posted: Friday, November 6th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Head of Schools David Te Grotenhuis discusses the latest surrounding possible expansion at Pella Christian Grade School.

Let’s Talk Pella – “You Can’t Take It With You”

Posted: Thursday, November 5th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Pella high school students Cameron Blom, Craig Miller, Paige Miller and Mallory Wheeler discuss their performances of “You Can’t Take it With You.”

The comedy begins at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Pella High School auditorium. Due to the high school football playoffs, the last two shows will take place on Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m.. Tickets cost $7 and can be purchased at the door.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Latest

Posted: Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

City of Pella Finance Director Corey Goodenow discusses the latest from the Pella City Council.

Let’s Talk Pella – Hydroelectric Project Latest

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Photo from first blast at dam project.  (Photo provided by Missouri River Energy Services)

Photo from first blast at dam project.
(Photo provided by Missouri River Energy Services)

Vern Cochran with Missouri River Energy Services discusses the latest at the Lake Red Rock Hydroelectric Project.

Let’s Talk Pella – Historic Pella Trust Fundraiser

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Keynote speaker of the upcoming HPT Fundraiser Dr. Ronald Rietveld joins us on today’s program to discuss his efforts in historic preservation and his upcoming speech about the first year of Pella.

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