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KXEL Morning News for Monday, September 23, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Monday, September 23, 2019

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Monday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Fall can mean planting as well as harvesting. Urban agriculture specialist Steven Eilers of Iowa State Extension talks about what flower lovers will be doing soon to bring flowers up almost as soon as the snow melts in the spring. 6:35–Google and…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Friday, September 20, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Friday, September 20, 2019

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Friday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Norman Borlaug’s hometown of Cresco will celebrate the legendary agronomist this weekend. Jason Passmore of the Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce previews the annual Norman Borlaug Harvest Festival. 6:35–A federal college bribery investigation is leading to prison time in some cases. Fox…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, September 19, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, September 19, 2019

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Thursday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Black Hawk County residents have the opportunity to safely dispose of some hazardous materials this weekend. Tammy Turner of Waste Trac talks about what will be accepted at Saturday’s fall drop off even in Cedar Falls. 6:35–An amazing collection of corn- and…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, September 18, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Wednesday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Eric Giddens is Energy Education & Outreach Coordinator at UNI’s Center for Energy & Environmental Education, and also a state senator from Cedar Falls. He talks about a program UNI CEEE will host at Cedar Falls Public Library next Monday. 6:35–Earlier this…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, September 17, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Tuesday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Rationing was an important part of the Allied war effort in World War II. Mt. Mercy professor Kris Keuseman says what happened in American grocery stores had a significant impact on winning the war. Monday, Keuseman previews a lecture he will deliver…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Monday, September 16, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Monday, September 16, 2019

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Monday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Just in time for Halloween, the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art is opening an exhibit of work by eastern Iowa artist Marvin Cone. Associate Curator Kate Kunau explains the ghostly, shadowy figures in some of his paintings. 6:35–Fox News Radio Legal Analyst…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Friday, September 13, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Friday, September 13, 2019

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Friday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–September is Library Card Sign-Up Month. Amy Rousselow of the Waterloo Public Library talks about the doors which a library card can open. 6:35–Fourteen women are suing ride-sharing company Lyft over alleged mishandling their sexual assault, sexual misconduct, and rape complaints against…Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »