IN DEPTH: Pella Christian Grade School Accreditation

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

Pella Christian Grade School just had a very important group of visitors, with some significant things to say.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Principal David De Jong and Teacher, Curriculum and Technology Coordinator David Te Grotenhuis.

IN DEPTH: Help with the Affordable Care Act

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

Do you need some help negotiating the Affordable Care Act? If so, the experts are coming to Pella.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Nicole Kock, with Visiting Nurse Services, Des Moines and Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Grand Theater Update

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

Where are we with the restoration of the Grand Theater?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Dylan Morse and Natalie Job with the Grand Theater Foundation.

IN DEPTH: DMACC in Knoxville

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

Want to continue your education at DMACC? If so, it’s time to register.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Andrea Gotta, with DMACC, Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Lung Cancer Awareness

Posted: Monday, November 17th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

A young woman who’s survived lung cancer has a message to share.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Stephanie Langstraat, Principal at PCM Middle School.

IN DEPTH: HCI Care Services

Posted: Friday, November 14th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

It’s National Home Care and Hospice Month.

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

IN DEPTH: “Less than a Widow”

Posted: Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

The Old Testament provides a goldmine of storylines for modern fiction writers. And one of them is local.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Kathleen Evenhouse, author of “Less than a Widow,” a fictionalized story about the Biblical Ruth, from Pella.

IN DEPTH: Senator Chuck Grassley

Posted: Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

What does one Iowa Senator think about the money spent in the midterm elections, and about his new role in the Senate?

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

IN DEPTH: Rabbit Hole

Posted: Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

How do we deal with tragedy? The Central College theater department explores the theme in the Pulitzer Prize winning play, Rabbit Hole.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Professor C. D. Adamson, and actors Alexis Lotspeich, and Gabe Bardol with Central College.

IN DEPTH: Beet Road Treatment from Marion County

Posted: Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

It won’t be long until the snow flies, and when it does 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: Beet Juice Road Treatment

Posted: Friday, November 7th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

It won’t be long until the snow flies, and when it does 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: Tulip Queen Part 1

Posted: Thursday, November 6th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

The Pella Tulip Queen and her court are accomplished young women who serve as Pella’s ambassadors. What’s the history of the pageantry, why are the Queen and her court so important to Pella, and what do the young women get out of participating? In the first part of a two part In Depth Special Edition Newsmagazine, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Amy Van Haaften, Carol Verhey, and Randy Sikkema, from Pella.

IN DEPTH: PCM Educator Honored

Posted: Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

An educator from PCM was recently recognized for her innovations in education.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with PCM Middle School Principal Stephanie Langstraat.

IN DEPTH: Knoxville Skate Park

Posted: Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

There’s been some recent vandalism at the Knoxville Skatepark–what do some of the kids who use the park think about the vandalism, and what are they doing about it?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jade Dilliner, Cody Ray Smith, D. J. Osborn, and Kameron Butler, of Knoxville.

IN DEPTH: Auditor Candidate Jonathan Neiderbach

Posted: Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at 2:00 pm

A candidate for State Auditor was in Marion County on Friday.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Democratic candidate Jonathan Neiderbach, from Des Moines.

IN DEPTH: KPAC Bravo! Concert Series

Posted: Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 2:00 pm

What’s the Knoxville Performing Arts Bravo! Concert Series? Who’s behind it, and why?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Pennie Sommar, Jackie Duffy, Megan Phillips, Dr. Randy Flack, and Paul Ferrone, with the KPAC Bravo! Concert Series Committee.

IN DEPTH: Pleasantville 8th Graders Host Candidates

Posted: Thursday, October 30th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Pleasantville 8th graders are actively involved in the upcoming election–inviting many candidates to the school to speak and take questions. What do they think of Representative Dave Loebsack, his challenger Mariannette Miller-Meeks, and Democratic Governor Jack Hatch?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with many of the Pleasantville 8th grade students involved.

IN DEPTH: Laughter Club

Posted: Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Sometimes laughter IS the best medicine.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Wendy Street, Director of the Pella Public Library.

IN DEPTH: Steve Lippia and Simply Sinatra!

Posted: Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

The music of Frank Sinatra and other great artists of his generation is coming to Knoxville November 6. And, the visit involves a ten piece band!

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Steve Lippia, of Las Vegas, Nevada. Tickets are available at the Iowa State Savings Bank in Knoxville, on-line at www.seatyourself.biz, and at the door.

IN DEPTH: Grand Theater Lighting

Posted: Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

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A local man is handcrafting lighting fixtures for the Grand Theater remodel. What is he doing, and why?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Jim Coe and Dylan Morse from Knoxville.