Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Thursday between 5 and 8 a.m.:
5:50–The National Dairy Cattle Congress Fair is a more-than century-old tradition. Co-Manager Jim Koch talks about this year’s edition, which Waterloo will enjoy this weekend.
6:35–Kelloggs’ Morningstar Farms subsidiary has announced it will introduce a new plant-based product line, called Incogmeato. The company says the new product line will include the company’s first ready-to-cook plant-based burger and fully prepared plant-based chicken tenders and nuggets. During an RFD1540 feature, Ken Root looks at the latest addition to the imitation meat lineup.
6:50–The annual Live2Lead Cedar Valley gathering is scheduled for next month. Heather Marquez talks about the event and how it provides professional development for participants.
7:35–TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara says storms should be expected Thursday afternoon as cooler air pushes into eastern Iowa.
7:50–September is Library Card Sign-Up Month. Amy Rousselow of the Waterloo Public Library talks about the doors which a library card can open.
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.