KXEL News

UPDATE…..More Known Now about Linn Co. Farm Building Fire

KXEL News has obtained a few more details about that Marion-area outbuilding fire this(Mon) morning. Crews from Marion, West Bertram, Mt. Vernon and Springville were dispatched shortly after 7:45 am to the Greg and Terry Churchill farm at 1774 Cottage Grove Parkway, near Highway-13, for an outbuilding fire. The barn was used to store hay…

Teen Girls Accused of Beating, Robbing Third Teen at WWHS

Two girls…one from Cedar Rapids and the other from Waterloo…have been arrested in connection with a January 10th attack on a 16-year old girl in the Waterloo West High School parking lot. 18-year old Ashanti Phillips of Cedar Rapids has been charged with first degree robbery.  A judge set her bond at $25,000.   The other…

Waterloo Man Arrested for Shooting Outside Downtown Strip Club

Police arrested a Waterloo man early yesterday(Sun),  after witnesses say he fired several shots from a handgun into the air in the 300 block of Jefferson Street and then drove off. Officers responded first, around 2:10 Sunday morning, to Flirt’s Gentlemen’s Club downtown, where they found several shell casings. After talking to other customers, they…

CF Council Seeks Public Input Tonight on Capital Improvement Plan

The Cedar Falls City Council will hold a public hearing tonight(Mon) on the proposed, five-year Capital Improvements Program. As the long-range planning document is considered, city officials remind residents that it covers more than 200 projects , costing an estimated $282-million, with the money to pay for them coming from more than three dozen funding…

Uni Panthers

MBB: MVC Week 3 Recap

The Panther men’s basketball team split games against a pair of opponents from Indiana, protecting the McLeod Center court before falling on the road. Wednesday’s matchup was against Indiana State, and UNI scored a 69-64 win. The Panthers led by as many as 12 points in the opening half, driven to the advantage by Spencer…

WBB: MVC Week 3 Recap

The two Missouri Valley Conference preseason favorites met in the only Panther women’s basketball game of the week. The Drake Bulldogs visited the McLeod Center Friday and remained perfect in the MVC at UNI’s expense, rolling back home through the snow with an 88-64 win. Drake started the game in impressive fashion and built a…

MBB: MVC Week 2 Recap

After coming up just short during a Tuesday night road game, the Panthers protected their home court Sunday during a matchup with their only in-state conference rival. Tuesday’s game represented two losses in one. The Illinois State Redbirds held off UNI 70-69 in Normal. Freshman A.J. Green made two of three free throws with seconds…

WBB: MVC Week 2 Recap

The Panther women’s basketball team rolled to a pair of double-digit home wins over the weekend, topping Valparaiso and Loyola. Friday’s 19-point win against the Crusaders was much closer at halftime before UNI flipped a three-point intermission deficit with a big second half. The Panthers used a 21-0 third-quarter run to pick up the 71-52…

Blogs

KXEL Morning News for Friday, October 5, 2018

KXEL Morning News for Friday, October 5, 2018

Friday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Wickiup Hill Learning Center near Cedar Rapids will host a Meskwaki Cultural Day on Saturday. Tim Harwood finds out more from Naturalist Gail Barels. 6:35–Senators have reviewed the FBI report on Brett Kavanaugh prompted by last week’s Senate hearings.  Fox News Radio Legal Analyst…

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, October 4, 2018

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–High school students compete in sports, the arts, and academically. Right now, students from several Black Hawk County schools are competing to help the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. Find out more from the organization’s Bryan Helleso. 6:35–Each Tuesday and Thursday morning, Ken Root of…

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, October 3, 2018

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Wednesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Later this month, U.S. Highway 20 will be open as a four-lane road for the entire distance from Dubuque to Sioux CIty. Tim Harwood talks with Bryan Farr of the Historic U.S. Route 20 Association about efforts to encourage those seeking a more leisurely…

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, October 2, 2018

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–A new book has the details of a former NBA team in an unlikely city: Waterloo, Iowa.  Jeff Stein finds out more. 6:35–China may not be buying soybeans from the U.S.  However, they are getting them from Argentina, at the same time that South…