KXEL News

More Details Released about “Bachelor’s” Plea

The judge can accept or reject the proposed agreement, but former reality TV participant Chris Soules entered a written guilty plea yesterday(Tues) to a reduced charge, in the April, 2017 death of Aurora area farmer Kenny Mosher. The Arlington area man, who appeared on television three years ago as “The Bachelor,” and on “Dancing with…

Shell Rock Police Chief Louis Staudt Dead at 58

Shell Rock’s longtime police chief died Monday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester(MN).   Louis Staudt was 58 and had recently been recognized for 35 years with the department.   Shell Rock Mayor Larry Young says for most of that time, Staudt was the police department. Staudt was recognized by the U-S Department of Justice for Outstanding…

Corridor Man Charged with Sexually Abusing 3-Year Old

An Iowa City man has been charged after allegedly sexually abusing a three-year-old girl. Documents say 49-year-old Andrew Harrison was babysitting the child on July 15. After leaving Harrison’s home, she told her mom Harrison had “licked her down her down there.” The child was then taken to the hospital and evidence was collected. DNA…

“Bachelor” Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor; Judge has Final Say

An Arlington area farmer who appeared on ABC’s “The Bachelor” several years ago has pleaded guilty in a fatal crash last year near his home. In an agreement with prosecutors announced Tuesday, 36-year-old Chris Soules pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of leaving the scene of a serious injury accident. The misdemeanor charge carries a…

Uni Panthers

FB: Loss to Penguins May Leave Panthers in the Cold

The Youngstown State Penguins pulled away from the UNI Panthers on Saturday in eastern Ohio, dropping UNI’s record to .500 and jeopardizing the Panthers hopes to reach the 2018 FCS playoffs. Youngstown jumped out to an early 14-0 lead, on the way to a 31-10 result. A four-yard jump ball touchdown to Briley Moore in…

MBB: Panthers Slip In First Road Game

They say everything is bigger in Texas, but the cliché didn’t apply to the UNI Panthers’ shooting percentage from three-point range on Saturday. UNI connected on just 13.6% of their attempts from beyond the arc during a 74-65 loss to the Texas-Arlington Mavericks. The Panthers were particularly cold in the second half, knocking down just…

WBB: UNI Splits Season-Opening Weekend

After ending the 2017/18 season in the WNIT last spring, the UNI Panther women’s basketball team began their new schedule in the Preseason WNIT with a Friday win versus Delaware before falling on the road at Marquette on Sunday. At the McLeod Center Friday, sophomore point guard Karli Rucker went 8-15 from the field and…

VB: Panthers Win Final Home Matches

The UNI Panther volleyball team goes on a two-game trip to the State of Indiana this weekend in control of their own destiny as they seek the 2018 Missouri Valley Conference volleyball regular season championship. A pair of wins against Evansville and Indiana State would yield at least a share of the title, and if…

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…