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

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…

VB: Panthers Return from Perfect Road Trip

The Panther volleyball squad had lost just two of 23 sets while opening conference play 7-0 prior to last weekend. Although they were tested in road matches against Southern Illinois and Missouri State Friday and Saturday, UNI retained their perfect record in the Missouri Valley Conference. Friday, the Panthers defeated the Salukis 25-15, 23-25, 25-10,…

WSoc: Panthers Slice Through Sycamores

The UNI Panther soccer team won the first of four consecutive conference soccer matches Friday on the road at Indiana State, 2-1. UNI opened the scoring early as Jordyn Rolli converted a rebound in the 16th minute. Later in the half, Claire Netten connected with Brynell Yount on a long pass in the 31st minute…

VB: Last Perfect MVC Team

The UNI Panther volleyball team remains undefeated in Missouri Valley Conference play, after topping the Braves of Bradley University 22-25, 25-11, 25-17, 25-13 on Saturday and sweeping the Illinois State Redbirds 25-19, 26-24, 25-12 Friday. Karlie Taylor provided the offensive spark throughout the Bradley match, recording 23 kills and a service ace for a team-leading…

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…