Thursday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.:
5:50–Godzilla first stepped onto movie screens 65 years ago. The King of All Monsters is the subject of a panel discussion this weekend at RodCon, UNI Rod Library’s annual free comic book convention. Wartburg College’s Joyce Boss will moderate the discussion and talks with Tim Harwood ahead of the weekend event.”
6:35–Farmers continue to hope for resolution to trade issues with China and Central American countries. Veteran ag reporter Ken Root looks at this week’s latest developments with Jeff Stein.
6:50–The Grant Wood Home and Studio in Cedar Rapids is opening on Saturday for the spring and summer visitor season. Tim Harwood finds out about free tours of the landmark from Cedar Rapids Museum of Art Associate Curator Kate Kunau.
7:35–TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara says Thursday may be the coolest day we see for some time, with the weekend forecast including high temperatures that could challenge 70 degrees.
7:50–News/Talk 1540 KXEL is sponsoring “Chefs Take a Stand” Friday at the Isle Casino Hotel, benefiting Friends of the Family. Ben Brustkern and Tara Moeller talk about the event and the organization with KXEL’s Tim Harwood.
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, Thursday between 5 and 8 a.m. on News/Talk 1540 KXEL.