Author Archives: Tim Harwood

KXEL Morning News for Monday, May 13, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Monday, May 13, 2019

Monday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–They’re harder to watch than birds, but Iowa’s bats are helpful little creatures who do a lot of good work in the dark of night. Naturalist Katie Klus from Hartman Reserve Nature Center talks with Tim Harwood about these misunderstood night flyers. 6:35–Talk about…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Friday, May 10, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Friday, May 10, 2019

Friday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Private insurance investigator Johnny Dollar is a regular character when you tune in for KXEL Classic Radio Theater on Saturdays. John Abbott is author of The “Who Is Johnny Dollar” Matter, and talks with Tim Harwood about one of the few classic radio programs…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, May 9, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, May 9, 2019

Thursday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony will be celebrating its 90th season next year. Executive Director Rich Frevert talks with Tim Harwood about how the anniversary will be commemorated. 6:35–Burgers that don’t have any meat may not be burgers, according to the labels you will be…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, May 8, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Wednesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50– As Mother’s Day approaches this weekend, Cindy Thompson of Iowa State University Extension visits the program for a Science of Parenting Update to talk about ways to say “thank you.” 6:10–When your mail is dropped off on Saturday, postal workers can also make…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, May 7, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Tuesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–With sports betting about to become a reality in Iowa, Iowa Gaming Association President and CEO Wes Ehrecke talks about what happens between now and when the first wagers are made. 6:35–A $2 trillion dollar plan to improve the nation’s infrastructure should have something…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Monday, May 6, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Monday, May 6, 2019

Monday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:10–Sports wagering legislation had bipartisan support and bipartisan opposition. Iowa House District 63 Representative Sandy Salmon explains her concerns about the plan, which was ultimately passed on to Governor Kim Reynolds. 5:50–With more than week passed since the Iowa legislative session ended, Republican Representative…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Friday, May 3, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Friday, May 3, 2019

Friday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Some golfers have been out for months. For others, the season is just arriving. Waterloo PGA pro Nate Lubs and Waterloo Leisure Services course maintenance manager J.B. Bolger talk with Tim Harwood about the greens and fairways which will become increasingly active with nicer…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, May 2, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, May 2, 2019

Thursday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Hold your horses for now, but this weekend…they’ll be off in the Kentucky Derby! John Hernandez of Prairie Meadows joins Tim Harwood to size up whether any of the runners in this year’s field can follow Justify and American Pharoah to the Triple Crown.…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, May 1, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Wednesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–If you postponed your Arbor Day plans due to the frosty forecast late last week, there’s certainly still time to plant a tree. Rob Pruitt, Executive Director of the Cedar Valley Arboretum talks about the effects of winter on plants and the summer which…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, April 30, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tuesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–A bond referendum for a new Cedar Falls high school is scheduled for this summer. Superintendent Dr. Andy Pattee talked recently with KXEL’s Mark Morris about the effort to bring the district a new facility. 6:35–The ag industry appears to have come together to…Read more »