IN DEPTH: Why Music Matters; Mitch Lutch and Frank Battisti

Posted: Friday, February 27th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A world renowned conductor is visiting Central College this week.

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IN DEPTH: Songs of Love

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Every year or so, a group of musicians–alumni of Central College–gather to compose and produce a song or two for a very select and precious audience. The songs they produce are truly Songs of Love. In a program first heard last April…

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Steve McCombs, Steve Mark, Ted Grubb, Terry Van Zee, and Todd Shusterman with the band, Third Floor John.

IN DEPTH: Beet Road Treatment from Marion County

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

When the snow flies, a de-icing product containing beet juice will be hitting highways and parking lots throughout North America. And it will likely be coming from Marion County.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Max Smith and Chad Lynch with Smith Fertilizer and Grain, Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: The Emerald Ash Borer Arrives

Posted: Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The Emerald Ash Borer has made its way to Marion County. What does it mean for our ash trees, and is there anything we can do?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Tivon Feeley, Forester with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

IN DEPTH: School Resource Officer Kyle Keller

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 2:00 pm

What’s it like to be a school resource officer?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Officer Kyle Keller, School Resource Officer for the Knoxville School District.

IN DEPTH: Alice’s Ordinary People

Posted: Friday, February 20th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

An award-winning documentary producer is coming to the Knoxville Public Library tomorrow.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Craig Dudnick, producer of the landmark civil rights documentary, “Alice’s Ordinary People.”

IN DEPTH: New Pharmacy for Pella Regional

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

What’s in the works for the new Pella Regional Health Center pharmacy?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Tony Linkmeyer, Chief of Ancillary Services at Pella Regional.

IN DEPTH: Senate Candidate Bob Krause

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A Democratic primary candidate who hopes to be our next U.S. Senator was in Knoxville on Saturday.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Bob Krause, former Iowa State Representative, from Fairfield.

IN DEPTH: Senate Candidate Tom Fiegen

Posted: Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A Democratic primary candidate who hopes to be our next U.S. Senator was in Knoxville on Saturday.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Tom Fiegen, former Iowa State Senator and Attorney, from Cedar Rapids.

IN DEPTH: Leighton State Bank

Posted: Thursday, February 12th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

What’s happening with Leighton State Bank?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Steve Fopma, President and CEO of Leighton State Bank, Leighton, Pella, and Monroe.

IN DEPTH: Heart Rehab

Posted: Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

How does one best recover from a heart attack?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Connie Pace, with the Cardiac Rehab Department at the Knoxville Hospital and Clinics.

IN DEPTH: Changes at McKay Insurance and Peace Tree Brewing

Posted: Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Changes have come to the McKay Insurance Agency and Peace Tree Brewing in Knoxville.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dan McKay.

IN DEPTH: The Flu

Posted: Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

What do we need to know about the flu?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Laci Dykstra, Registered Nurse Practitioner at the Knoxville Hospital and Clinics.

IN DEPTH: Public Safety Volunteers 10; Knoxville Fire Department

Posted: Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The Knoxville Fire Department has recently moved from an all volunteer system to a new model. What is it, and how does it work? In the tenth part of a ten part In Depth series on our public safety volunteers, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jim Mitchell, Chief of the Knoxville Fire Department.

IN DEPTH: Public Safety Volunteers Part 9; Hazmat Team

Posted: Thursday, February 5th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

When there is an incident involving hazardous materials in the county, who responds, and what kind of training have they received? In the ninth part of a ten part series on our public safety volunteers, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dan Turner, Jason Schroeder, and Thomas Van Woerkom with the Marion County Hazmat team.

IN DEPTH: Public Safety 8; Sheriff’s Reserves

Posted: Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

What’s it like to be a Sheriff’s Office reserve deputy? What training is involved, and what services do they provide? In the eighth part of a ten part series on our public safety volunteers, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marion County Sheriff Jason Sandholdt, and reserve Melvin Schone.

IN DEPTH: Public Safety Volunteers 7; Travels Afar

Posted: Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Some of our volunteer first responders serve not only our communities, but communities far away from home. In the seventh part of a ten part In Depth Series on our public safety volunteers, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jim Walker, with the Oskaloosa and Mahaska County Community Emergency Response Team, and the Pella Corporation.

IN DEPTH: Public Safety 6; Knoxville Police Reserves

Posted: Monday, February 2nd, 2015 at 2:00 pm

What’s it like to be a reserve police officer? In the sixth part of a ten part In Depth series join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Sheldon Davids and Ryan Jahnke, with the Knoxville Police Department Reserves.

IN DEPTH: Public Safety Volunteers 5; Knoxville Township Rural Fire Department

Posted: Friday, January 30th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Why do people become volunteer fire fighters? And how do they cope with the stress involved with the position? In the fifth part of a ten part in depth series, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Mike Gamble and Bob Pelong with the Knoxville Township Rural Fire Department.

IN DEPTH: Public Safety Volunteers Part 4; Pleasantville Emergency Services

Posted: Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

What are some of the challenges facing rural fire departments? In the fourth part of a ten part series on public safety volunteers, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jordan Van Ness and Mark Clifton with Pleasantville Emergency Services, and Joe Mrstik, Police Chief and City Administrator for Pleasantville