Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Thursday between 5 and 8 a.m.:
5:50–The UNI Tall Grass Prairie Center will host author Thomas Dean on Thursday. Ahead of his visit to campus, Dean talks about his presentation and recent book Tallgrass Conversations: In Search of the Prairie Spirit.
6:35–African Swine Fever has been a problem in Asia and Europe. Fortunately it has not come to the Americas, and before it does, research on an ASF vaccine is underway. Hear more during an RFD1540 feature.
7:35–TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara says bitter cold temperatures will last through Thursday and into early Friday.
7:50–Famed Iowa artist Grant Wood was born on February 13, 1891. University of Iowa Art History Professor Dr. Joni Kinsey talks about Wood’s work and legacy.
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.