KXEL News

KXEL Morning News for Wed. Apr. 08, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Wed. Apr. 08, 2020

Iowa Department of Public Health reported 102 additional positive Covid-19 cases yesterday from the day before, for a total of 1,048. IDPH says an additional death was reported, in Benton County. Between Monday and Tuesday, new cases totaled 3 in Black Hawk, 16 in Johnson, and 11 in Linn County. There are three long-term care…

KXEL Midday News for Tue. Apr. 07, 2020

KXEL Midday News for Tue. Apr. 07, 2020

THE WATERLOO CITY COUNCIL VOTED 6-1 IN FAVOR OF A RESOLUTION ENCOURAGING GOVERNOR KIM REYNOLDS TO ISSUE STATEWIDE SHELTER IN PLACE ORDERS. RESOLUTION SUPPORTERS CITE WHAT THEY DESCRIBE AS A DRAMATIC INCREASE IN CASES AND SAY THAT STATEWIDE RESTRICTIONS WOULD CARRY MORE WEIGHT. A VERSION OF THE RESOLUTION WAS DRAFTED AT THE COUNTY LEVEL. MEANWHILE…

KXEL Morning News for Tue. Apr. 07, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Tue. Apr. 07, 2020

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced today 78 additional cases of COVID-19 in Iowa, totaling 946 positive cases to date. Reynolds said three more Iowans died from the disease bringing the state’s death toll to 25. One of those new deaths is from Linn County, while the other two are from Tama County. Reynolds also announced she’s…

KXEL Midday News for Mon. Apr. 06, 2020

KXEL Midday News for Mon. Apr. 06, 2020

HOLY WEEK BEGAN YESTERDAY WITH PALM SUNDAY. MANY NORTHEAST IOWA CATHOLICS IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF DUBUQUE CELEBRATED MASS REMOTELY WITH BISHOP MICHAEL JACKELS DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. JACKEL’S MESSAGE VIA A LIVE STEAM MENTIONED MANY OF THE PALM SUNDAY SYMBOLS THAT PARISHONERS MIGHT BE MISSING. BISHOP JACKELS USED THE EXPRESSION “PAYING IT FORWARD” WHEN TALKING ABOUT…

Uni Panthers

KXEL to Remain “Home of the Panthers”

KXEL to Remain “Home of the Panthers”

University of Northern Iowa Athletics and its multimedia rightsholder, Panther Sports Properties, announced today that News/Talk 1540 AM KXEL will continue to be the radio home for Panther programming when college sports resumes. Concurrent with the 2020-21 collegiate athletics season, KXEL will bring Panther fans high-quality game broadcasts for football, men’s and women’s basketball and…

Panther Caravan Cancelled

Panther Caravan Cancelled

With recent timelines and guidance released by the CDC in reaction to the COVID-19 outbreak, UNI Athletics and the UNI Alumni Association has canceled the 2020 Panther Caravan. The decision was made with the welfare of UNI fans, staff and student-athletes in mind. The university is also doing everything it can to act as a…

Blogs

KXEL Live & Local — Tue. Apr. 07, 2020

KXEL Live & Local — Tue. Apr. 07, 2020

On the Tuesday, April 7, 2020 edition of KXEL Live & Local with Jeff Stein: Glenn McCall, national committeeman of the Republican Party of South Carolina and former senior vice president of financial services for Bank of America, discussing PPP  In this week’s Science of Parenting Update, KXEL’s Tim Harwood spoke with ISU Extension’s Anthony Santiago  Dustin…

Iowa Politics with Jeff Stein — Tue. Apr. 07, 2020

Iowa Politics with Jeff Stein — Tue. Apr. 07, 2020

Far From Normal I’ve shared with you before that I’m very fortunate to not have the COVID-19 outbreak affect my daily life very much. A stark reminder of how different things are came yesterday after work during a trip to get food and other necessary items. I knew that one of the two entrances to…

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