Category Archives: Blogs

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, January 24, 2019

Thursday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 6:35–It’s not clear when the government will get back to “normal” operation. Some ag leaders and officials believe it will take years to overcome the effects. Ken Root of the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network talks with Jeff Stein about what those figures are saying…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wednesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 6:35–If you post something mean or nasty on social media, don’t expect the courts to come to your rescue if you get fired from your job. Fox News Radio Legal Analyst Wendy Patrick talks about a case along those lines which has reached Federal…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Friday, October 5, 2018

KXEL Morning News for Friday, October 5, 2018

Friday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Wickiup Hill Learning Center near Cedar Rapids will host a Meskwaki Cultural Day on Saturday. Tim Harwood finds out more from Naturalist Gail Barels. 6:35–Senators have reviewed the FBI report on Brett Kavanaugh prompted by last week’s Senate hearings.  Fox News Radio Legal Analyst…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, October 4, 2018

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–High school students compete in sports, the arts, and academically. Right now, students from several Black Hawk County schools are competing to help the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. Find out more from the organization’s Bryan Helleso. 6:35–Each Tuesday and Thursday morning, Ken Root of…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, October 3, 2018

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Wednesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Later this month, U.S. Highway 20 will be open as a four-lane road for the entire distance from Dubuque to Sioux CIty. Tim Harwood talks with Bryan Farr of the Historic U.S. Route 20 Association about efforts to encourage those seeking a more leisurely…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, October 2, 2018

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–A new book has the details of a former NBA team in an unlikely city: Waterloo, Iowa.  Jeff Stein finds out more. 6:35–China may not be buying soybeans from the U.S.  However, they are getting them from Argentina, at the same time that South…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, September 25, 2018

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tuesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–The Salvation Army of Waterloo-Cedar Falls is making a number of changes. The organization’s Major Harold Poff tells Tim Harwood about how The Salvation Army is looking for efficiencies. 6:35–The Environmental Protection Agency recently released aggregated information on small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuels…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Monday, September 24, 2018

KXEL Morning News for Monday, September 24, 2018

Monday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Cedar Falls Mayor Jim Brown reflects on recent flood events in the community. 6:35–That idea about putting a dummy in the passenger seat in order to use the carpool lane?  Yeah…it’s not a good one, as one teenager found out.  Fox News Radio Legal…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Friday, September 21, 2018

KXEL Morning News for Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Butterflies are free to fly…fly away. Iowa’s Monarch Butterflies will be making the trip south soon, as Katie Shelton from the Hartman Reserve Nature Center explains. 6:35–When legal duty calls, Fox News Radio Legal Analyst Wendy Patrick has the answers.  Jeff Stein talks with…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, September 20, 2018

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–They don’t make movies like they used to. Or movie posters. Friday, Mike Piepel will make a presentation at the Cedar Falls Public Library about Hollywood’s connections to Iowa, while also showing off his collection of vintage movie posters. Tim Harwood talks with him…Read more »