Author Archives: Tim Harwood

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, February 18, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Monday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–A bill in the Iowa Senate would create a P.E. exemption for high school show choir participants. State Senator Eric Giddens of Cedar Falls is one of the bill’s co-sponsors. 6:35–Tune in for ag news you can use at this time on…Read more »

MBB: Loyola Prevails in OT

MBB: Loyola Prevails in OT

The Loyola Ramblers did almost all of the scoring in overtime Saturday night to overcome the UNI Panther men’s basketball team 82-73 in Chicago. Loyola won the overtime period 11-2, with UNI’s only points on a jump shot by A.J. Green after the Ramblers had gone on an 11-0 run. Green’s three at the end…Read more »

WBB: Panthers Ace Evansville Test

WBB: Panthers Ace Evansville Test

The UNI Panther women’s basketball teams won all four quarters Saturday in Evansville, pulling away to a 67-49 road victory against the Purple Aces. It was UNI’s second win on a hostile court during the current Missouri Valley Conference schedule, allowing the Panthers to split a two-game trip to Indiana after a loss to Indiana…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Monday, February 17, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Monday, February 17, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Monday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–A month into Iowa’s legislative session, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds talks about her aspirations for 2020. 6:35–Evangelist Dave Daubenmire wants to sue the NFL for all the money in the world (and then some) over the league’s short-skirted halftime show. Fox News…Read more »

WBB: Indiana State Surprises UNI

WBB: Indiana State Surprises UNI

The UNI Panther women’s basketball team had an unexpected setback in Terre Haute on Friday, falling to the Indiana State Sycamores 65-63. UNI had defeated Indiana State by 30 last month at the McLeod Center. It was the first Panther loss against the Sycamores since 2014, dropping UNI to 6-6 in the Missouri Valley Conference…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Friday, February 14, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Friday, February 14, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Friday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Famed Iowa artist Grant Wood was born on 129 years ago this week. University of Iowa Art History Professor Dr. Joni Kinsey talks about Wood’s work and legacy. 6:35–Don’t get caught in legal limbo…keep up with the latest news involving cases, courts,…Read more »

MBB: Panthers Extend Valley Lead

MBB: Panthers Extend Valley Lead

Wednesday night, the UNI Panthers made up for a surprise loss in their Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball opener, defeating Illinois State 71-63 at the McLeod Center to split the season series with the Redbirds. A.J. Green made five three-point attempts, representing more than half of his game-high 27 points. The night included the 1,000th…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, February 13, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, February 13, 2020

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…Read more »

MBB: Green Gives MVC’s Top Performance

MBB: Green Gives MVC’s Top Performance

FROM UNI ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS UNI sophomore guard AJ Green has been named Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week for the fourth time this season. Green averaged 26.5 points per game in two Valley wins last week as UNI won at Valparaiso and defeated Drake at home. Green shot 46 percent from the field,…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, February 12, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Wednesday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50– Many parents are turning to app’s to read to their kids. Cindy Thompson of Iowa State University Extension looks at the trend during a Science of Parenting Update. 6:35–Is a meatless burger still meatless if it was cooked on the same…Read more »