KXEL News

Waterloo Fire Rescue Seeks Tips About 10/7 Arson Fire

Waterloo police are asking for the community’s help, so they can solve a mystery arson that occurred 10 days ago(Oct. 10). When they got to 179 Rebecca Lane just before 2:30 in the morning, the house was already up in flames. The fire is still under investigation, but if you know anything you’re asked to…

Evansdale Man Accused of Smacking Woman with Oxygen Tank

Waterloo police have arrested an Evansdale man they say hit a woman over the head with an oxygen tank last(Tues) night. 65-year old Charles Hobert (of 408 East End Avenue) will face a charge of willful injury causing serious injury. Officers say they got the call just before 7 pm to a home on Independence…

No Grand Prize Winner for Mega Millions – Next Drawing Friday

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – No winning lottery ticket was sold for the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to $868 million. Mega Millions officials say no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the estimated $667 million grand prize in Tuesday night’s drawing. The numbers were 3, 45, 49, 61, 69 and…

Disposition Near for “Bachelor” Fatal Crash Case?

Attorneys for an Arlington-area farmer who appeared on ABC’s “The Bachelor” and “Dancing With The Stars,” say they are close to reaching a deal with prosecutors that would resolve a criminal charge against him related to a fatal crash. An attorney for Chris Soules, Alfredo Parsish,  said during a Tuesday hearing that attorneys should know…

Uni Panthers

FB: Panthers Swallow Up Jackrabbits

Behind stifling defense, the UNI Panthers claimed a 24-9 upset of second-ranked South Dakota State Saturday in the UNI-Dome. The Panther defense held the nation’s second-leading scoring offense without a touchdown and to just 9 points and 326 yards. For the second consecutive game, UNI also tallied a defensive score; Xavior Williams picked off SDSU’s…

VB: Panthers Top Drake, Slip to Marquette

The University of Northern Iowa volleyball team remained perfect in the Missouri Valley Conference Friday night, thanks to a five-set victory over in-state rival Drake: 25-19, 23-25, 25-15, 22-25, 15-5. Karlie Taylor finished with a match high 25 kills, plus 11 digs. Piper Thomas had another tremendous performance, recording 17 kills and 0 errors for…

WSOC: Panthers Punch MVC Tourney Ticket

The University of Northern Iowa women’s soccer team scored three first half goals Saturday in a 3-0 shutout versus Valparaiso. The win assured the Panthers a place in the 2018 Missouri Valley Conference Soccer Tournament. Sydney Hayden put the Panthers ahead in the eighth minute, capitalizing after Valpo goalkeeper Kezia Gesell’s initial save. Jordyn Rolli…

FBall: Panthers Send Coyotes Fans Home Howling

The UNI football team turned three turnovers into touchdowns to earn a 42-28 road win over South Dakota Saturday at the DakotaDome in Vermillion. The Panthers led 14-13 in the final minute before halftime when USD kickoff returner Wesley Eliodor fumbled the ball and it was picked up by Alphonso Soko and returned to the…

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…