Author Archives: Jeff Stein

KXEL Live & Local — Mon. Oct. 26, 2020

KXEL Live & Local — Mon. Oct. 26, 2020

On the Monday, October 26, 2020 edition of KXEL Live & Local with Jeff Stein: Jerome Hudson of Breitbart News on “50 Things They Don’t Want You To Know About Trump” TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara KXEL’s Tim Harwood with Dan Trelka, GOP candidate for Black Hawk County Sheriff Rep. Ashley Hinson, GOP candidate for 1st…Read more »

KXEL Midday News for Mon. Oct. 26, 2020

KXEL Midday News for Mon. Oct. 26, 2020

You’ve heard from the candidates for Black Hawk County Sheriff on KXEL in the past few days…Republican challenger and current member of the county board of supervisors Dan Trelka told KXEL’s Tim Harwood he got into the race because some members of the current sheriff’s department staff asked him to do so. You can hear…Read more »

Iowa Politics with Jeff Stein — Mon. Oct. 26, 2020

Iowa Politics with Jeff Stein — Mon. Oct. 26, 2020

Large Turnout…But Informed Voters? Our news stories of late have noted that this will be a record year for absentee and early voting, and may be a record turnout in other ways as well. And there’s no shortage of people who are cheering that news, that more people are voting. As with many statistics taken…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Mon. Oct. 26, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Mon. Oct. 26, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden says if he’s elected president next week, he will consider launching a commission to examine the Supreme Court. U.S. Senator and President Pro Tempore Charles Grassley says that idea is simply an attempt to appease members of the far left and open the door to possibly packing the Supreme Court.…Read more »

KXEL Live & Local — Fri. Oct. 23, 2020

KXEL Live & Local — Fri. Oct. 23, 2020

On the Friday, October 23, 2020 edition of KXEL Live & Local with Jeff Stein: Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara KXEL’s Tim Harwood with Tony Thompson, DEM incumbent and candidate for Black Hawk County Sheriff America’s Money Answers Man, Jordan Goodman News/Talk 1540 KXEL · Gov. Kim Reynolds — Fri. Oct. 23,…Read more »

Iowa Politics with Jeff Stein — Fri. Oct. 23, 2020

Iowa Politics with Jeff Stein — Fri. Oct. 23, 2020

The Problem with Hunter Every day brings new revelations about former Vice President Biden’s family and business dealings. There’s a lot of talk back and forth about whether it was legal or whether it was ethical…two very different things…and if the Democrat candidate himself profited directly. One Twitter post noted that when Trump got into…Read more »

KXEL Midday News for Fri. Oct. 23, 2020

KXEL Midday News for Fri. Oct. 23, 2020

IOWA GOVERNOR KIM REYNOLDS RECENTLY SIZED UP THE IMPACTS OF COVID-19 ON THE STATE’S BUSINESS ECOSYSTEM. REYNOLDS SAYS IOWA’S APPROACH TO THE PANDEMIC PUT TRUST IN PEOPLE AND COMPANIES TO MAKE RESPONSIBLE DECISIONS.  REYNOLDS’ THOUGHTS ON BUSINESS AND COVID-19 WILL BE THE FOCUS OF HER WEEKEND APPEARANCE ON THE IOWA BUSINESS REPORT, WHICH AIRS TOMORROW…Read more »

KXEL Live & Local — Thu. Oct. 22, 2020

KXEL Live & Local — Thu. Oct. 22, 2020

On the Thursday, October 22, 2020 edition of KXEL Live & Local with Jeff Stein: Another in a series of “Character Counts Week” interviews, featuring Cedar Valley Champions of Character “Business of Character” recipient SERVPRO of Black Hawk County TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara KXEL’s Tim Harwood with Dave Williams, DEM incumbent and candidate for Iowa…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Fri. Oct. 23, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Fri. Oct. 23, 2020

Apprenticeship expansion grants were awarded this week to five Cedar Valley organizations from a state coronavirus relief fund. Grants include $250,000 for Hawkeye Community College and $200,000 for UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital in Waterloo. In Cedar Falls, grant recipients included Western Home Services and Martin Health Center, each receiving $243,000; and Rosemont Companies, with more than…Read more »

KXEL Midday News for Thu. Oct. 22, 2020

KXEL Midday News for Thu. Oct. 22, 2020

INCREASING NUMBERS OF COVID-19 CASES AND DEATHS ARE SLOWLY BUT STEADILY PUTTING RENEWED PRESSURE ON IOWA HOSPITALS. CONDITIONS ARE DIFFERENT THAN THEY WERE IN THE SPRING AND SUMMER. DR. TONY MYERS IS VICE PRESIDENT OF MEDICAL AFFAIRS AT MERCY CEDAR RAPIDS, AND HE SHARED THIS OBSERVATION WITH OUR COVERAGE PARTNERS AT TV-9. AS OF WEDNESDAY,…Read more »