Posts With Keyword ‘Lets Talk Pella’

Let’s Talk Pella – Spring Tourism

Posted: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Mild temperatures and plenty of sunshine have given the traditional tourism season in Pella a little boost this year. On today’s Let’s Talk Pella, Jill Vandevoort, Director of the Pella Convention and Visitors Bureau discusses what the warmer weather has done for local businesses, attractions and recreational destinations.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella School Board Recap

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Summer maintenance projects, transportation department purchases and technology upgrades were among the key items of business at this week’s Pella School Board meeting. Pella Schools Superintendent Greg Ebeling spoke with KNIA/KRLS News about what each of these areas would include, why they’re important to the district and where the funds will come from.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Protection from Spring Sunshine

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Sunshine and unseasonably warm temperatures already this spring have had more people spending time outdoors. However, just because it’s only April doesn’t mean that the sun’s rays cannot harm our skin. Dr. Jennifer Palmer with Iowa Dermatology offers advice and helpful tips on ways to protect our skin from too much sun exposure.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Project Update

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

The mild winter and unseasonably warm spring has allowed more opportunities for public works projects for the City of Pella. Public Works Director Denny Buyert provides an update on some of the larger projects the city has undertaken, as well as discusses what tasks lie ahead in the coming weeks.

Let’s Talk Pella – Jim Van Engelenhoven

Posted: Friday, April 6th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

The current legislative session is winding down. State Representative Jim Van Engelenhoven joins us again this week to talk about some of the issues that remain and lawmakers’ desire to end the session on time.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Sports Park Land Purchase

Posted: Thursday, April 5th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

The Pella City Council approved the purchase of land in Southeast Pella this week for the construction of the Pella Sports Park.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Tulip Bloom and Festival Preperation

Posted: Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Pella’s 2012 Tulip Time Festival is right around the corner.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Klompen Classic

Posted: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 at 1:00 pm

The Klompen Classic, and with it Tulip Time are quickly approaching.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Electrical Projects

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 1:00 pm

The Pella Electric Department is hard at work on several projects.

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Let’s Talk Pella – The Night of January 16th.

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

This week the Union Street Players will open the play by Ayn Rand, The Night of January 16th.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Chamber Events

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

The Pella Chamber of Commerce is hosting several events in the near future, and is involved in this weeks PADCO visit to Washington D.C.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Representative Van Engelenhoven Talks About Energy Issues

Posted: Friday, March 23rd, 2012 at 1:00 pm

The Iowa Legislature has been mulling over proposals by MidAmerican Energy to build a new Nuclear Power Plant in Iowa.

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Let’s Talk Pella – South Central Regional Airport Agency Agreement

Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 1:00 pm

This week the City of Pella took another step in its process regarding the potential regional airport.

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Let’s Talk Pella – National Nutrition Month

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 1:00 pm

March is National Nutrition Month.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Upcoming Historical Village Events

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

[simage=7250,max,n,center,]Tulip Time is approaching fast, and in the lead up are several events.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Certified Nurses Day

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Today is Certified Nurses Day.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Legislative Recap

Posted: Friday, March 16th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

This is the second funnel week of this legislative session.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Edible Festival This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

This weekend De Bloemen Hof in Pella is hosting its first Edible Festival.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Windmill Reopening and Upcoming Events

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

The Vermeer Windmill and Pella Historical Village reopen next week. KNIA/KRLS’s Evan Little sat down with Bonnie Verberg, Director of the Vermeer Windmill to talk about the updates to the facility over the winter closure, and other upcoming events in the city.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Utility Projects

Posted: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

The City of Pella is almost finished with construction a large facility to improve the city’s power supply, and is just starting the process to build an improvement for the city’s wastewater system.

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