IN DEPTH: USDA Loan

Posted: Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 2:00 pm

What’s the process behind the program that’s allowing power companies to assist local institutions and businesses expand and grow?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Bill Menner, with the USDA, Des Moines.

IN DEPTH: Back to School Part 5; Officer Kenny Hucks

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 10:00 am

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The kids are back. Back to school. What’s a day like in the life of a school resource police officer? And what do elementary and middle school kids think about his presence? In the fifth part of a five part program, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Officer Kenny Hucks with the Knoxville Police Department.

IN DEPTH: Back to School Part 4; Eye Health

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 10:00 am

The kids are back. Back to school. How important is good vision to learning? How do we protect our children’s eyesight? In the fourth part of a five part program, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dr. Jason Maasdam with Eye Health Solutions, Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Back to School Part 3; Helping Kids Succeed

Posted: Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 at 10:00 am

The kids are back. Back to school. How can we help them do their best? In the third part of a five part program, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Elise Spronk with Work Systems Rehab and Fitness, Pella.

IN DEPTH: Back to School Part 2; Preschool

Posted: Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 at 10:00 am

The kids are back. Back to school. How important is early childhood education? In the second part of a five part program, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Keri Garrison, Director of Stepping Stones Early Learning Center, Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Back to School Part 1; Lt. Paul Haase

Posted: Monday, August 25th, 2014 at 10:00 am

The kids are back. Back to school. What do we need to know to help keep them safe? In the first part of a five part program

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Lt. Paul Haase, with the Pella Police Department.

IN DEPTH: Record Crops?

Posted: Friday, August 22nd, 2014 at 2:00 pm

There just might be a record corn crop this year. And while that sounds like good news, it’s actually more complex than that.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Leslie Miller and John Jenson, Ag bankers at the Iowa State Savings Bank in Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Dr. T.

Posted: Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at 2:00 pm

There’s a new OB-GYN specialist in Knoxville.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dr. Tamara Dassanayake, with the Knoxville Hospital and Clinics.

IN DEPTH: Pioneer Cemetery Commission

Posted: Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Tourists are coming to Marion County to visit our cemeteries. Yes, our cemeteries.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Val Van Kooten, with the Marion County Pioneer Cemetery Commission, from Pella.

IN DEPTH: Helping Prevent the Spread of Ebola

Posted: Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

While most of us have only heard of the spread of the Ebola virus, and the problems with clean drinking water around the world, one local man is trying to help.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Earl Ratcliff, with Safe Water International Ministries, from Pella.

IN DEPTH: Mower Rescue

Posted: Monday, August 18th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

A couple decided to go out to eat. A man was ten minutes late coming home. And it’s a good thing, because these circumstances likely saved the life of a rural Marion County man who had been mowing on a seldom travelled road in the southern part of the county.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with John Pierce, Chief of the Columbia Fire Department, Joy Pierce, EMT, Rich and Nancy Marshall, Travis Cram, and the man whose life was saved, Lee Franck.

IN DEPTH: Dog Bites

Posted: Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Are dog bites a problem in Marion County?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Cory Frank, with Marion County Public Health.

IN DEPTH: Sexual Assault on Campus

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

The national discussion on how to prevent sexual assaults on campus continues. Where is it now?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Mark Putnam, President of Central College.

IN DEPTH: Emergencies on the Football Field

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

When serious injuries occur on the football field, it can be a life or death matter–and Central College has an upcoming training opportunity for those providing care on the sidelines.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dustin Briggs, Instructor of Exercise Science at Central College.

IN DEPTH: Author Barbara Paulding

Posted: Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

An area author has two new books out. What are they about, and why does she write?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Barbara Paulding, originally from Hamilton.

IN DEPTH: Dr. Stephen Feltz

Posted: Monday, August 11th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

The Knoxville Hospital and Clinics has a new OB/GYN specialist on staff. What are his interests, and where does his expertise lie?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dr. Stephen Feltz with the Knoxville Hospital and Clinics.

IN DEPTH: People of the Knoxville Nationals

Posted: Friday, August 8th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

It’s that time of year again.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with the people of the Knoxville Nationals.

IN DEPTH: Senator Chuck Grassley

Posted: Thursday, August 7th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

What does one of our US Senators think about the Knoxville Nationals? Whistleblower protection, the “dead zone in the gulf,’ the “right to farm,” and civil dialogue?

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

IN DEPTH: Hostage Training

Posted: Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

What happens when there’s a gunman with a hostage in Marion County? Two law enforcement officers recently received training that they just might put to use should they ever encounter such a situation.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marion County Sheriff Jason Sandholdt .

IN DEPTH: Fix for Road Problems

Posted: Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Our transportation infrastructure is crumbling, and while construction costs go up, the taxes used to pay for construction haven’t gone up for a generation. One group has a proposal to fix the problem

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Mike Steenhoek, Executive Director of the Soy Transportation Coalition, Ankeny.