IN DEPTH: National Healthcare Decisions Day

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

It’s National Healthcare Decisions Day. What’s it about, and what should we do?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Mary Jo McClain with HCI Care Services, Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Character Counts in Pella

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Character Counts is having an event in Pella. What’s happening, and why does character count?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dr. Lowell Ernst, Director of K-12 Instruction for the Pella Community School District, and Kurt Faler and Brandon Burrell, with Central College.

IN DEPTH: Senator Chuck Grassley

Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

What does one Iowa Senator think about the role of the federal government in education? About immigration, about business research and development tax breaks, and more?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Republican Senator Chuck Grassley, from New Hartford.

IN DEPTH: Pleasantville Emergency Services Fundraiser

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Pleasantville Emergency Services is holding a special event this Saturday. It’s an opportunity to support their efforts, to learn more about what they do-AND shopping is involved.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jonna Van Ness and Jordan Van Ness with Pleasantville Emergency Services.

IN DEPTH: Author Josh Dolezal

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

A professor at Central College will be reading from his new memoir tonight at Central College. What’s his journey? Why did he write it, and what can we learn?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Josh Dolezal, author of Down from the Mountaintop; From Belief to Belonging.

IN DEPTH: Welding at Pella High

Posted: Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Students at Pella High are learning the trade of welding with the help of the community.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Sheila Graham, welding teacher at Pella High and welder at Vermeer.

IN DEPTH: Weaver Jennifer Moore

Posted: Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

What do weaving and music have in common? And where does color come in? A remarkable exhibit of the art of weaving that incorporates all three is at the Mills Gallery at Central College.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jennifer Moore, textile and decorative artist, from Santa Fe.

IN DEPTH: Agriculture 5; Community Banks and Farming

Posted: Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

What challenges do our local farmers face? What role do community banks play in contributing to the success of our local farmers and farm communities?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with David Greving, Senior Lending Officer at the Marion County Bank, Pella.

IN DEPTH: Agriculture Part 4; FFA in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 at 2:00 pm

What does FFA do for our students, and do they see themselves with a future in agriculture? In the fourth part of a five part series on agriculture, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Levi Collins, Jenna Kauzlarich, and Shania Calhoun, FFA Students, and Tiffany Johnston, FFA advisor at the Knoxville High School.

IN DEPTH: Agriculture Part 3: FSA Loans to Youth

Posted: Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Where is our next generation of farmers coming from, and what is the local Farm Service Agency doing to help them?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Randall Nelson, with the FSA of Marion County, Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Agriculture Part 2; Tracy Gathman with Two Rivers Cooperative

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 2:00 pm

It’s spring, and our farmers will soon be heading to the fields. When will they start planting? How do they decide whether to plant corn or beans? What other decisions are they making?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Tracy Gathman with Two Rivers Cooperative, Pella, Monroe, Otley, and Tracy.

IN DEPTH: Protecting Athlete’s Knees

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Spring sports season is here. What can our student athletes do to prevent knee injuries?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Brooke Shelquist and Adam Van Der Molen with 21st Century Rehab at the Knoxville Hospital and Clinics.

IN DEPTH: Game on Performance to Open

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

A new business is coming to Pella, and it will focus on helping make our kids better athletes–and more.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Brad Rolfes with Game on Performance.

IN DEPTH: PEO Cookbook Fame

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Over a century ago the Knoxville PEO ladies published a cookbook that received national acclaim. What’s the story behind the cookbook?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Kay Jensen and Christa Belknap, with the Knoxville PEO.

IN DEPTH: Congressman Bruce Braley

Posted: Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

An Iowa Congressman is running for the U.S. Senate. What does he think about his potential opposition? What are Iowans telling him? What are his perspectives on the Affordable Care Act, the Ukraine/Russia conflict, and economic growth?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Representative Bruce Braley, a Democrat from Waterloo.

IN DEPTH: Trooper Cutts on Safety

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Spring is here, and local law enforcement wants us to be safe.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Iowa State Trooper Doug Cutts during our Marion County magazines.

IN DEPTH: House Candidate Megan Suhr

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 2:00 pm

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The Republican incumbent has a Democratic challenger in Iowa House District 28. Why is she running, and what’s her stand on the issues?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Megan Suhr, from Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Poet Joe Plum

Posted: Thursday, March 20th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

A local poet with a unique vision has a new book.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Joe Plum, author of LandMass and other Poems.

IN DEPTH: Plans for Pleasantville

Posted: Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

The city of Pleasantville has big plans, and is looking for the citizens of the community to provide their input.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with City Administrator Joe Mrstik.

IN DEPTH: The Central College Fishing Club

Posted: Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Why does fishing matter?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with John Roslien, and Hillary Beaird with the Central College Fishing Club.