Author Archives: Tim Harwood

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, November 12, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Tuesday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Just because it’s cold doesn’t mean you have to sit home and look at the world through frosty windows. JayJay Goodvin, author of The Iowa Gallivant travel blog offers some suggestions for sights to see during chilly weather. 6:35–Hemp oil can be…Read more »

FB: Defense Carries Panthers to 7th Win

FB: Defense Carries Panthers to 7th Win

The UNI Panthers prevented the Indiana State Sycamores from crossing the goal line Saturday during a 17-9 win at the UNI-Dome. Combined with other Missouri Valley Football Conference results, the victory gives UNI sole possession of second place in the MVFC at 5-1 (7-3 overall). The Panther are now 5-0 in the UNI-Dome this season.…Read more »

VB: More Wins, Another Milestone

VB: More Wins, Another Milestone

No UNI volleyball coach has more wins than Bobbi Petersen after Friday’s four-set road victory over Illinois State. The Panthers then pushed her career total to 505 with an exciting follow-up on Saturday versus Bradley. Friday’s win came with set scores of 22-25, 26-24, 28-26, 25-12, avenging UNI’s only Missouri Valley Conference loss after the…Read more »

MBB: No Confusion as UNI Tops NIU

MBB: No Confusion as UNI Tops NIU

It’s not uncommon for distant observers muddle the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) and Northern Illinois University (NIU), but Saturday, it was clear which school had the better men’s basketball program. UNI’s Panthers topped the NIU Huskies 64-54 in DeKalb. UNI took the lead in the opening minutes and never looked back, pulling ahead by…Read more »

WBB: Panthers Top Former Conference Foes

WBB: Panthers Top Former Conference Foes

The UNI women’s basketball squad earned a 61-50 road win over Wichita State Saturday. It was the first meeting of the programs since March of 2017 when both the Panthers and Shockers were members of the Missouri Valley Conference. Wichita State led most of the first half; the Shockers were ahead by four at the…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Monday, November 11, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Monday, November 11, 2019

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Monday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Information from whistleblowers is very valuable to the American people, says Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley, who has sponsored a variety of whistleblower legislation during his career. 6:35–The driver responsible for a fatal crash which killed five members of one family will receive…probation.…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Friday, November 8, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Friday, November 8, 2019

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Friday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–The Waterloo Center for the Arts’ 50th Holiday Arts Festival is scheduled for this Saturday and Sunday. Center director Kent Shankle provides a preview. 6:35–Legal topics in the news draw the spotlight with Fox News Radio Legal Analyst Loretta Powers at this…Read more »

WBB: All Hands on Deck

WBB: All Hands on Deck

The contributions came from everywhere in the UNI Panthers’ first women’s basketball game of the season Wednesday at the McLeod Center. Karli Rucker had 22 points during a 95-63 win against North Dakota State on a night when all 11 Panthers who played recorded at least three points. Of UNI’s 95, 42 came from the…Read more »

MBB: UNI Off to the Right Start

MBB: UNI Off to the Right Start

If you appreciate defense, then the first UNI men’s basketball game of the new season was a good one for you. It was low scoring all the way, but a spate of successful second half three-point shots helped the Panthers pull away to a 58-53 win against Old Dominion at the McLeod Center. Spencer Haldiman…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, November 6, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Wednesday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Many high school athletes will play their final games during the month of November. Dealing with high hopes – and disappointments – is the focus of a Science of Parenting Update with Cindy Thompson of Iowa State University Extension. 6:35–Can President Donald…Read more »