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Tuesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Greg Hoch offers the interesting story of the strange little critter which is the subject of his new book, Sky Dance of the Woodcock. 6:35–The European Union will reportedly target U.S. ag with tariffs. Veteran farm reporter Ken Root offers his take on the…read more »
Monday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Veteran journalist Harry Smith returned to Iowa recently and talked about his experiences with Lyle Muller of Iowa Watch. 6:35–Pornography has caused family problems in many circumstances. Fox News Radio Legal Analyst Loretta Powers shares a unique story of how a collection of obscene…read more »
Friday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Earth Day is Monday. Cedar Trails Partnership board member Roger White talks with Tim Harwood about an Earth Day-themed trail clean up planned for late April. 6:35–Judges at the International Criminal Court have rejected a request to investigate potential war crimes committed during the…read more »
Thursday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–An accident left Steve Husome without a leg. When he left the hospital after months of recovery, Husome was determined to help other amputees. That happens through the Husome Strong Foundation, which will be hosting an event on Thursday evening. 6:35–Veteran ag journalist Ken…read more »
Wednesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–The 2019 Cedar Valley Character Counts Champions of Character awards will be presented next Monday. Bruce Clark talks with KXEL’s Jeff Stein about the program. 6:35–Your cell phone can do a lot of things. Apparently, it can even be mistaken for a hash brown.…read more »
Tuesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds talks with KXEL’s Jeff Stein about the late weeks of the state’s legislative calendar. 6:35–The disastrous effects of African Swine Fever in China have led to unexpectedly large quantities of pork imports to China from the United States. Ag journalist…read more »