KXEL News

Crime Stoppers Official Confirms Body Found is Mollie’s

A Poweshiek County Crime Stoppers official has confirmed what Fox News first reported shortly after 8 o’clock this(Tues) morning — that the body of missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts has been found, bringing an end to an intensive search that lasted more than a month and captured national headlines.   A law enforcement source told…

Mollie Tibbetts’ Body Found: FOX News

FROM FOX NEWS:  Two sources tell Fox News that the body of the missing Iowa student has been found; Matt Finn reports.   The body of missing college student Mollie Tibbetts was found Tuesday, two sources told Fox News, bringing an end to an intensive search that lasted more than a month and captured national headlines.…

6-Member Waterloo Council Fails to Agree on Special Election Date

The Waterloo City Council was unable to come to an agreement last(Mon) night on when to hold a special election to fill its vacant 5th Ward seat.   Three proposed dates – October 2nd, November 6th, and December 11th – ended in 3 to 3 tie votes…and Mayor Quentin Hart erupted in frustration, imploring the council…

Cedar Falls Council to get Input on Colab, Backyard Chickens

The Cedar Falls City Council tonight(Mon) will revisit the issue of whether residents should be allowed to raise chickens in their backyards.   First-Ward Councilman Mark Miller asked at the August 6th meeting that the matter be brought up again.   That conversation will be during the council’s Committee-of-the-Whole meeting, beginning at 5 o’clock. During the regular…

Uni Panthers

Panther Alum Hall Has a New Problem

Earning a place on the Chicago Bears’ roster may have just become more difficult for former UNI Panther star defensive back Deiondre’ Hall. A violation of the NFL’s substance abuse policy means that Hall will be suspended for the first week of the season. The setback comes after Hall missed much of last year following…

Panthers Soccer Starts Goalless

After a three-day delay, the University of Northern Iowa fall athletic season began with a 0-0 draw between the Panthers and the University of South Dakota Coyotes. UNI had been scheduled to begin the year on Thursday, but heavy rains in the Cedar Valley washed out a match between the Panthers and Viterbo University. Jami…

Valley Hall Welcomes Panther Smith

The University of Northern Iowa’s only Olympic gold medal winner is going into the Missouri Valley Conference Hall of Fame. Former Panther Bill Smith will be the fifth person with ties to UNI to be inducted into the conference’s hall of fame since its inception in 1997. After never winning a state title in high…

VB: Cats Picked as Top Dogs

Bobbi Petersen has led the UNI Panthers to over 400 volleyball victories. Her Missouri Valley Conference peers expect her to add to that total in a significant way this season. Petersen’s Panthers earned seven of ten first place votes and claimed the top spot in the conference’s preseason poll. Defending champ Missouri State was second,…

Blogs

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, August 21, 2018

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Tuesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–The clock has just about run out if you’re hoping to take a summer trip. Start planning a late-August getaway while there is still time with help from The Iowa Gallivant, JayJay Goodvin. 6:35–Everyone in Iowa feels the impacts of what happens in agriculture. …

KXEL Morning News for Monday, August 20, 2018

KXEL Morning News for Monday, August 20, 2018

Monday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Immunizations are a mandatory part of back-to-school season for some age groups. Heather Meador from Linn County Public Health outlines the specifics. 6:35–When courts create news, Fox News Radio legal analyst Loretta Powers offers observations. She talks with Jeff Stein Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays…

KXEL Morning News for Friday, August 17, 2018

KXEL Morning News for Friday, August 17, 2018

Friday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Grant Menke is the new State Director for USDA Rural Development in Iowa.  Jeff Stein talks with him about the role. 6:35–When courts create news, Fox News Radio legal analyst Wendy Powers offers observations.  She talks with Jeff Stein Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at…

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, August 16, 2018

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thursday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Soccer at Hawkeye Community College is only a few years old, and varsity volleyball opens its first season at the school next week. Volleyball coach Scott Weston and new soccer coach Robbie Carroll share their thoughts on sports at the school during the coming…