Author Archives: Tim Harwood

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, September 12, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, September 12, 2019

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…Read more »

VB: Cyclones Top Panthers in Four

VB: Cyclones Top Panthers in Four

The ball kept going to Karlie Taylor Tuesday, and the UNI senior led all players with a match-high 24 kills, but it wasn’t enough. The Iowa State Cyclone Volleyball team defeated the UNI Panthers, 3-sets-to-1 (25-18, 25-19, 24-26, 25-21). Taylor attempted 71 attacks, tying for the fourth-highest total ever for a Panther during a four-set…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, September 11, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Wednesday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Break out the pen and paper; there are times when contracts between parents and kids can be worthwhile. Cindy Thompson offers suggestions during a Science of Parenting Update. 6:35–If you’re eager for legal news, tune in at this time on Mondays, Wednesdays,…Read more »

WBB: Donaldson Moves to Raptors’ Bench

She wrapped up her college basketball career and went into the working world as a data analyst for a company in Cedar Falls. Four years later, Brittni Donaldson is an NBA assistant coach. Donaldson has been hired by the Toronto Raptors. Over the summer, the former University of Northern Iowa Panther guard also coached the…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, September 10, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Tuesday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–September is Preparedness Month. Black Hawk County Emergency Management Agency Coordinator Lorie Glover talks about how to prepare and what to prepare for at home and work. 6:35–During an RFD1540 feature, Ken Root sizes up what Democratic presidential candidates have been saying…Read more »

FB: McElvain Making People Notice

UNI quarterback Will McElvain is the Missouri Valley Football Conference Newcomer of the Week after leading the Panthers to a 34-14 win over Southern Utah on Saturday. McElvain threw for 262 yards and three touchdowns. Panther Coach Mark Farley talked about the redshirt freshman after the game. “He’s electric, and he’s got the charisma and…Read more »

FB: Panthers Clip Thunderbirds’ Wings

FB: Panthers Clip Thunderbirds’ Wings

Will McElvain completed 17 passes for 262 yards and three touchdowns during a 34-14 win over Southern Utah Saturday at the UNI-Dome. The result was head coach Mark Farley’s 150th career win, making him the 10th coach ever with 150 FCS wins. McElvain found Deion McShane for a 56-yard touchdown to open the scoring late…Read more »

VB: Panthers Downed by Ranked Opposition

VB: Panthers Downed by Ranked Opposition

The UNI Panthers hosted three top-25 opponents at the McLeod Center over the weekend for the only non-conference matches on the 2019 home schedule. The visitors came out on top each time. Friday evening, #23 Creighton prevailed in five sets 19-25, 25-22, 25-22, 18-25, 15-11.  The Panthers’ Kate Busswitz had a strong performance days after…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Friday, September 6, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Friday, September 6, 2019

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Friday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Grandparents Day on Sunday will commemorate the role of older adults in the lives of their grandchildren. Linda Miller is the Director of the Iowa Department on Aging and discussed the challenges and available resources when grandparents become the primary caregivers for…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, September 5, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, September 5, 2019

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Thursday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Prairie Lakes Church is moving closer to opening a new campus in Independence. Ahead of a preview service scheduled for this Sunday, Pastor Matt Rittgers talks about the congregation’s effort to add a sixth location. 6:35–There are some farmers who are in…Read more »