IN DEPTH: The Marion County Fair

Posted: Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

How did the 2014 Marion County Fair go? What does the future look like?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dan Findley, with the Marion County Fair Board, Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Senator Chuck Grassley

Posted: Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

We are having an immigration crisis at our southern border, fighting is escalating in Gaza, and someone shot down a Malaysian passenger plane in the Ukraine. What does one of our US Senators think about these events?

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

IN DEPTH: Bullying Film

Posted: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Have you ever been a bully? Been bullied? A local man is planning a film that addresses bullying in the midwest, and here at home.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Josh Van Donselaar, Otley.

IN DEPTH: Freedom Rock in Knoxville

Posted: Monday, July 21st, 2014 at 2:00 pm

A patriotic young man is traveling Iowa’s 99 counties and honoring our veterans by painting a “Freedom Rock.” Marion County’s Freedom Rock is now in Knoxville.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Ray Sorenson, from Greenfield.

IN DEPTH: One Million Customers at Farm and Home

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

A local business will serve its millionth customer on today.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jeff McLaren, with the Knoxville Farm and Home.

IN DEPTH: Rick Hurt with the SCISWA

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

What’s happening at the landfill? How are we doing on recycling, and hazardous waste?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Rick Hurt, Executive Director of the South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency, Tracy.

IN DEPTH: What’s Happening at the VA?

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

Do the national scandals impacting the health care of our veterans have any consequences locally? What’s the current status of the Knoxville VA property? And with the planned new community based outpatient clinic?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Judith Johnson-Mekota, Director of the Veterans Affairs Central Iowa Health Care System, Des Moines.

IN DEPTH: Dan D Farms Sweet Corn

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

It’s officially summer–Marion County sweet corn is ripe.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dan Dennison, with Dan D farms, and some of his young corn pickers.

IN DEPTH: Local Drones

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

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A young entrepreneur from Central College demonstrated a drone to local public safety officials last week. What are some of the possible public safety and commercial applications of this new technology?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jacob Steenhoek, Pella.

IN DEPTH: Vision Iowa and The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

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

The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum is expanding. How might a Vision Iowa Grant help?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Bob Baker with the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum.

IN DEPTH: Jan Pearson

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

A long term Knoxville business with deep roots in the community has moved uptown. What are some of the keys to their success?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jan Pearson, with Pearson Brothers Construction and Jan’s Kitchen and Bath, Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Dr. Valerie Bonnett

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

Who needs hormonal therapy and why?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dr. Valerie Bonnett, with Restorative Health and Wellness, Pella.

IN DEPTH: Straw Hat Farms

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

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A new farming operation in Marion County is bringing fresh flowers into our homes and gardens, and locally grown produce to our tables, as well as providing an important opportunity for a remarkable young lady.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marissa, Maureen and Roger Schletzbaum and Hanna McNeely with Straw Hat Farms, Pleasantville.

IN DEPTH: Student Loan Scams

Posted: Monday, July 7th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Student loan scams are on the rise. What should consumers know?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jessica Whitney, with the Iowa State Attorney General’s Office.

IN DEPTH: Spirit of America 5

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

Two Marion County law enforcement officers who also served our nation overseas share their thoughts with us on the Fourth of July. In the fifth part of a five part series on the Spirit of America, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies Reed Kious and James Lane.

IN DEPTH: Spirit of America 4

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

What’s it like to have served our country during three wars?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Retired Lt. Colonel Vivian Scott, from Melcher Dallas.

IN DEPTH: Spirit of America 3

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

Do memories of war ever fade?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Viet Nam War Veteran Dan Dennison, from Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Spirit of America 2

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

What’s it like to be an Army Chaplain on the front lines in Afghanistan and Iraq?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Pastor Mike Herring with First Reformed Church, Pella.

IN DEPTH: Spirit of America Part 1

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Why does our country’s history matter? In the first part of a five part series on “The Spirit of America ”join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Carla Huebler and Marla Suter, of Knoxville

IN DEPTH: Iowa State Education Association Leadership

Posted: Friday, June 27th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Education leaders from around the country are gathering to address issues this weekend in Denver. What’s on the agenda?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Tammy Wawro (WAH-roe), President of the Iowa State Education Association.