KXEL News

KXEL Morning News for Wed. Nov. 25, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Wed. Nov. 25, 2020

Gov. Kim Reynolds yesterday urged Iowans to stay vigilant during the holidays by following mitigation strategies to protect vulnerable people and keep businesses open. She said she is optimistic the state could begin receiving federally approved vaccination doses as early as December. Public health officials have a “fast-track” strategy to prioritize and administer state-allocated vaccines…

KXEL Midday News for Tue. Nov. 24, 2020

KXEL Midday News for Tue. Nov. 24, 2020

The State of Iowa has reported 143 nursing homes with coronavirus outbreaks, with thousands of residents testing positive for the virus. The state Department of Public Health says more than 4,500 residents of care centers are infected with the virus. State data shows 1,008 residents of long-term care facilities have died with COVID-19 in the…

KXEL Morning News for Tue. Nov. 24, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Tue. Nov. 24, 2020

Iowa surpassed 211,000 coronavirus cases and 2,200 deaths, and the state remains ranked third-highest in the nation for virus positivity rate. The Iowa Department of Public Health reports there were 1,661 new confirmed cases in the previous 24 hours Monday morning and 13 additional deaths. That raised the total number of cases in Iowa to…

KXEL Midday News for Mon. Nov. 23, 2020

KXEL Midday News for Mon. Nov. 23, 2020

Two teenagers have died after a car accident near Chariton. The Iowa State Patrol said the accident happened just after 5 p.m. Sunday when a Jeep turning from Highway 34 onto a street struck a pickup truck, ejecting everyone in the Jeep. Two Jeep passengers died. They were identified as 15-year-old Katilynn Spicer of Des…

Uni Panthers

Thanksgiving Week Feast of Panther Basketball

Thanksgiving Week Feast of Panther Basketball

The UNI basketball teams return to play on Wednesday, Nov. 25 in a radio doubleheader! Here’s the schedule…five games in four days all on News/Talk 1540 KXEL: Wed. Nov. 25–UNI Men’s Basketball v. Western Kentucky at Crossover Classic, air time 3:00 p.m. Wed. Nov. 25–UNI Women’s Basketball at Iowa, air time 6:15 p.m. Thu. Nov.…

UNI Spring Football Schedule Announced

UNI Spring Football Schedule Announced

(From UNI Athletics…whenever or wherever they play, you can hear the games on the flagship station–News/Talk 1540 KXEL, the Home of the Panthers.) ST. LOUIS – UNI Football opens the 2021 spring football season with a home game against Illinois State on Feb. 20 at the UNI-Dome. The game is the first of eight Missouri Valley…

Blogs

Iowa Politics with Jeff Stein — Wed. Nov. 25, 2020

Iowa Politics with Jeff Stein — Wed. Nov. 25, 2020

Strange Bedfellows You would probably have to sit President Trump and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at different ends of the dinner party table, and that was before social distancing. It’s pretty clear they don’t like each other but did put any personal animus aside when it came to providing what the state needed to…

KXEL Live & Local — Tue. Nov. 24, 2020

KXEL Live & Local — Tue. Nov. 24, 2020

On the Tuesday, November 24, 2020 edition of KXEL Live & Local with Jeff Stein: Information about “The Christmas Project”, a holiday music CD to benefit Cedar Valley entitites TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara Dustin Hoffmann of the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network with an RFD1540 conversation Jill Weber of ISU Extension on proper Thanksgiving dinner preparation…

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