Thursday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.:
5:50–An accident left Steve Husome without a leg. When he left the hospital after months of recovery, Husome was determined to help other amputees. That happens through the Husome Strong Foundation, which will be hosting an event on Thursday evening.
6:35–Veteran ag journalist Ken Root talks with KXEL’s Jeff Stein about the latest trends and news affecting farms and markets.
6:50–The KXEL Morning News focuses on faith in northeast Iowa during Holy Week. Churches on Waterloo’s east side played a pivotal role in the community’s civil rights movement. Researcher and author Patrick Rhone is collecting the stories of that era related to the city’s Triangle Neighborhood; he talks with Tim Harwood.
7:35–TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara says Thursday will be quite a bit colder, and windy.
7:50–Earth Day is Monday. Cedar Trails Partnership board member Roger White talks with Tim Harwood about an Earth Day-themed trail clean up planned for late April.
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.