Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Thursday between 5 and 8 a.m.:
5:50–If you’ll be packing some school lunches in the next couple of weeks, hear from Hy-Vee dietitian Tracey Sauke about some different ways to welcome the new school year.
6:35–Ranking House Agriculture Committee member Michael Conaway, a Republican from Texas, has formally announced that he will not run for re-election in 2020. During an RFD1540 segment, Ken Root sizes up how retiring Republican legislators will affect future ag legislation.
7:35–TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara says dry, moderate weather is anticipated through the weekend.
7:50–A special exhibit on girls six-on-six basketball is just about to leave the Carnegie Cultural Center in New Hampton. Director Jill Eike talks about what you’ll be missing if you don’t make it out to see it.
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.