Author Archives: Tim Harwood

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, March 12, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Tuesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Baseball Hall of Famer Tom Seaver has been diagnosed with dementia. He’s the latest sports figure or celebrity to make such an announcement. Tim Harwood talks with Natalie Meyer of the Greater Iowa Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association about the impacts of dementia and…Read more »

MBB: MVC Tournament Recap

The UNI Panthers reached the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship game, finishing as the runners-up while pushing their record to 16-18. To make it to the final, the Panthers had to dispatch both the #3 and the #2 seed in the field, beginning with Friday’s win over third-seeded Southern Illinois. Senior Wyatt Lohaus led UNI…Read more »

WBB: MVC Week 10 Recap

The UNI Panther women’s basketball team earned the win they needed to clinch third place in the Missouri Valley Conference standings and the corresponding third seed in the MVC tournament. Thursday night, Mikaela Morgan connected on a jumper with just over a minute remaining, putting the Panthers ahead for good in a 61-57 win against…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Monday, March 11, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Monday, March 11, 2019

Monday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Succession plans for farms can involve tricky issues. A combined effort of Practical Farmers of Iowa and writer Mary Swander has captured some of those topics in the form of a play. “Map of My Kingdom” will come to Waterloo next month. Tim Harwood…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Friday, March 8, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Friday, March 8, 2019

Friday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–The countdown is on toward the Northeast Iowa Food Bank’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser. Executive Director Barb Prather talks with Tim Harwood about the late March event. 6:35–A lawsuit is in motion to close legal brothels in the State of Nevada. Fox News Radio…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, March 7, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thursday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Springing ahead this weekend means losing an hour of sleep. Dr. Mark Eric Dyken directs University of Iowa Health Care’s Sleep Disorders Center and offers insights and suggestions to deal with losing those precious minutes of shuteye. 6:35–Farm debt has grown to $409 billion.…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, March 6, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Wednesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–With several school days last week now behind them, Lowell Elementary students are settling into their new surroundings after being forced to relocate due to winter storm damage at their building. Tim Harwood finds out more about the transition from Principal Carrie Heinzerling. 6:35–Whatever…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, March 5, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tuesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Dr. Melissa Beall talks about the value of listening skills. The former University of Northern Iowa professor will be making a presentation on that topic later Tuesday, addressing members of the Cedar Valley tourism community. 6:35–Commodity groups have cheered a World Trade Organization ruling…Read more »

MBB: MVC Week 9 Recap

Despite closing the Missouri Valley Conference regular season with a pair of losses, the UNI Panther men’s basketball team avoids playing a Thursday night opening round game in the MVC tournament, thanks to a tie-breaker. UNI qualified for the tournament quarterfinals as the sixth seed after a 9-9 conference record landed the Panthers in a…Read more »

WBB: MVC Week 9 Recap

The UNI Panther women’s basketball squad wrapped up their conference road schedule at 6-3, thanks to a Sunday victory versus Southern Illinois. The 76-67 performance versus the Salukis capped the weekend after a 58-48 loss to Missouri State in Springfield Friday. The Panthers gave up a season-high 31 turnovers as the Bears opened that game…Read more »