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KXEL Morning News for Monday, April 8, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Monday, April 8, 2019

Monday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–The Historic US Route 20 Association is asking tourists to take and share pictures in each Iowa community on the route for the chance to win prizes. JayJay Goodvin tells Tim Harwood about the promotion. 6:35–The owners of a major manufacturer of opioids are…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Friday, April 5, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Friday, April 5, 2019

Friday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–News/Talk 1540 KXEL is sponsoring “Chefs Take a Stand” Friday at the Isle Casino Hotel, benefiting Friends of the Family. Ben Brustkern and Tara Moeller talk about the event and the organization with KXEL’s Tim Harwood. 6:35–At least a few of the major robocall…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, April 4, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, April 4, 2019

Thursday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Godzilla first stepped onto movie screens 65 years ago. The King of All Monsters is the subject of a panel discussion this weekend at RodCon, UNI Rod Library’s annual free comic book convention. Wartburg College’s Joyce Boss will moderate the discussion and talks with…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, April 3, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Wednesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50– A shopping event in downtown Cedar Falls beginning on Thursday will help a number of Cedar Valley causes. Candy Nardini of Relay for Life explains “Love Rocks, Shop for a Cause.” 6:35–When a woman got too close to a dangerous animal at the…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, April 2, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Tuesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–The Iowa AARP has backed an effort to legislate support for family care-givers, and the Iowa CARE Act is coming closer to being enacted. The group’s Jeremy Barewin talks with Michael Libbe. 6:35–Farmers are likely to plant more corn than soybeans in the Midwest…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, March 28, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, March 28, 2019

Thursday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–State Representative Timi Brown-Powers (D-Waterloo) was a participant in a recent rural health forum. She spoke with Mark Morris about the unique health needs of those who live outside Iowa’s large communities. 6:35–Trade negotiations with China resume Thursday. Ken Root of the Iowa Agribusiness…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, March 27, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wednesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–When is the right time to send children to kindergarten? For some parents, the question is settled by their child’s birthday, but other youngsters have birthdays which fall into a gray area. Cindy Thompson of Iowa State University Extension offers insights during a Science…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, March 26, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tuesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50– The Black Hawk County Health Department is offering free colon cancer screenings. Gabbi DeWitt talks with Tim Harwood about the program. 6:35–Ken Root is back. Tuesdays and Thursdays at this time, we dive deeply into agriculture issues during the KXEL Morning News, and…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Monday, March 25, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Monday, March 25, 2019

Monday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–The Cedar Valley’s largest celebration of cultural diversity is CultureFest, which is scheduled for April 4th at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Curator Chawne Paige talks with Tim Harwood about the annual event which has been held since 2008. 6:35–Should parents be fined…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Friday, March 22, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Friday, March 22, 2019

Friday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–If you missed out on a full-fledged spring break trip, JayJay Goodvin, author of The Iowa Gallivant blog, shares some thoughts on a run for the (Iowa) border. 6:10–A tale well calculated to keep you in…Suspense. Saturday during KXEL Classic Radio Matinee, hear Ray…Read more »