Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Friday between 5 and 8 a.m.:
5:50–The annual Sturgis Falls celebration begins Friday in Cedar Falls. Sturgis Falls Committee member Susie Hines talks about this year’s festival and the excitement which has been building for the event.
6:35–Tourists to the Dominican Republic have been getting sick. Fox News Radio Legal Analyst Loretta Powers considers whether there are legal – as well as medical – complications.
6:50–Cedar Falls schools Superintendent Dr. Andy Pattee reacts to Tuesday’s successful referendum which will lead to construction of a new high school in the district.
7:10–Big engines will be pushed to the limit during the North Iowa Nationals tractor pull. Tim Nuehring of the Rockwell Lions Club shares the details about the 11th annual event.
7:35–TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara says it will be hot and humid all weekend, with the chance for showers and storms to develop quickly.
7:50–If you have an aging parent who lives alone, you’ll want to hear recommendations from Dr. Kyle Christianson – a Unity Point physician based in Cedar Falls – about avoiding senior falls. New research indicates that the number and severity of falls are on the rise for American seniors.
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, Friday between 5 and 8 a.m. on News/Talk 1540 KXEL.