KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, August 8, 2018

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Wednesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.:

5:50–The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum is closed through December as the facility undergoes a major renovation. Director Kyle Klingman talks about the project and its impact.

6:35–More than one person has looked rather silly when talking with outlandish characters played by Sacha Baron Cohen.  The legal system is not likely to provide much relief for these folks, according to Fox News Radio Legal Analyst Loretta Powers.

6:50–Updates on progress of the Farm Bill are fodder for regular updates by the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network.  The Northeast Iowa Food Bank is just as interested in the outcome; the organization’s Bryan Helleso say the Food Bank will be much busier if cuts are made to government food assistance.

7:35–TV9 Meteorologist Justin Gehrts says a long dry spell begins on Wednesday..

7:50–Businesses in many corners of Iowa are humming.  Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate talks about one measure of business activity currently at record levels.

Plus the weather every 10 minutes, 50 percent more news than before, agribusiness information at :15 past each hour, and sports at :30 past each hour…a great way to start the day…the KXEL Morning News with Tim Harwood, Jeff Stein, and Mark Morris, Wednesday between 5 and 8 a.m. on News/Talk 1540 KXEL.