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KXEL Midday News for Fri. Aug. 14, 2020

KXEL Midday News for Fri. Aug. 14, 2020

From Linn County Emergency Management LINN COUNTY, IA – August 14, 2020 – Linn County Emergency Management continues to respond and align resources in response to the August 10 derecho storm. Current priorities include food assistance, shelters, and volunteer opportunities. Other priorities include medical assistance, debris removal, and power access via charging stations. Food Assistance Pods are…

KXEL Morning News for Fri. Aug. 14, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Fri. Aug. 14, 2020

Officials say it will take another five days or longer to restore power to some Iowa homes and businesses that have been without electricity after a wind storm left historic damage across the Midwest on Monday and killed at least four people. At a news conference yesterday, Cedar Rapids city manager Jeff Pomeranz talked about the…

KXEL Midday News for Thu. Aug. 13, 2020

KXEL Midday News for Thu. Aug. 13, 2020

BLACK HAWK COUNTY WAS ON THE PERIPHERY OF MONDAY’S WIND STORM WHICH CAUSED WIDESPREAD PROPERTY AND CROP DAMAGE. ALTHOUGH THE WORST OF THE STORM WENT SOUTH, BLACK HAWK COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR LORI GLOVER SAYS THE EFFECTS STRETCHED MUCH FARTHER DURING THE FIRST PART OF THIS WEEK. WEDNESDAY IN WATERLOO, MANY BUSINESSES RETURNED TO ROUTINE…

KXEL Morning News for Thu. Aug. 13, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Thu. Aug. 13, 2020

Nearly a quarter million Iowans spent a third night without power last night, the continuing aftermath of the derecho that struck Iowa Monday afternoon.  Cedar Rapids school officials say the start of the upcoming school year will be delayed, since every one of the district’s buildings was damaged to some degree in the storm. Specific…

Uni Panthers

Valley Cancels All Fall Sports

Valley Cancels All Fall Sports

From the UNI Athletics Department: The Missouri Valley Conference Presidents Council has announced that the league’s schools will not conduct conference competition this fall in any sport. Based on continuing uncertainty around the ability to play full-season league schedules safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the lack of a fall NCAA championship opportunity,…

Panthers Football Season Moved to Spring

Panthers Football Season Moved to Spring

Courtesy UNI Athletics: The Missouri Valley Football Conference Presidents Council has announced the league’s schools will not conduct conference competition this fall. In its unwavering commitment to providing meaningful and safe competitive opportunities for the Conference’s student-athletes, the MVFC will play a full eight-game spring league schedule with the expectation to culminate the season with…

Blogs

KXEL Live & Local — Fri. Aug. 14, 2020

KXEL Live & Local — Fri. Aug. 14, 2020

On the Friday, August 14, 2020 edition of KXEL Live & Local with Jeff Stein: Legal analyst Loretta Powers TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara KXEL’s Tim Harwood with Justin Muir about a new FSA Organic Program America’s Money Answers Man, Jordan Goodman News/Talk 1540 KXEL · Loretta Powers — Fri. Aug. 14, 2020 News/Talk 1540 KXEL…

Iowa Politics with Jeff Stein — Fri. Aug. 14, 2020

Iowa Politics with Jeff Stein — Fri. Aug. 14, 2020

And Now, This A new wrinkle in the ongoing discussion about how or when to return to school came this week in the form of 100 mph winds. You can’t very well go back to school in person when the roof is off your school building. And for many cities across Iowa, that’s the reality…

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