Author Archives: Jeff Stein

KXEL Live & Local — Fri. Apr. 03, 2020

KXEL Live & Local — Fri. Apr. 03, 2020

On the Friday, April 3 edition of KXEL Live & Local with Jeff Stein…we learned from Tiffany O’Donnell of Women Lead Change about their efforts to connect with conference attendees both virtually now, and in person later…Fox News Radio legal analyst Wendy Patrick discussed the story of a barista who was sent home from work…Read more »

Iowa Politics with Jeff Stein — Fri. Apr. 03, 2020

Iowa Politics with Jeff Stein — Fri. Apr. 03, 2020

This Time, It’s Serious I’ve mentioned before that my day-to-day life has hardly been different now than before we learned the phrase COVID-19…a phrase and condition that has dominated the news, conversation, and our lives for the past month. I still drive to work every day. There are no children at my house, so dealing…Read more »

KXEL Live & Local — Thu. Apr. 02, 2020

KXEL Live & Local — Thu. Apr. 02, 2020

On the Thursday, April 2 edition of KXEL Live & Local with Jeff Stein…Joe Murphy of the Iowa Business Council outlined results from their latest quarterly economic survey…Dustin Hoffmann joined us for an RFD1540 segment…Steve Haas of DLS Transportation talked with Michael Libbie of “Insight on Business: The NewsHour” about supply chains…and KXEL’s Tim Harwood…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Fri. Apr. 03, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Fri. Apr. 03, 2020

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 66 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 614 positive cases. According to IDPH, two additional deaths were reported; 2 older adults (61-80) of Linn County. Among the new cases…1 in Black Hawk, 9 in Linn, 4 in Johnson…and the…Read more »

KXEL Live & Local — Thu. Apr. 02, 2020

KXEL Live & Local — Thu. Apr. 02, 2020

On the Thursday, April 2 edition of KXEL Live & Local with Jeff Stein…you heard Joe Murphy of the Iowa Business Council discuss results from his group’s latest quarterly economic survey…Dustin Hoffmann of the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network joined the conversation for the Thursday RFD1540 segment…we heard from Steve Haas of DLS Worldwide about transportation…Read more »

Iowa Politics with Jeff Stein — Thu. Apr. 02, 2020

Iowa Politics with Jeff Stein — Thu. Apr. 02, 2020

Rush to the Courthouse The old saying is that the only things certain in life are death and taxes. Add to that the certainty that those on the left will run to the courthouse and file a lawsuit if they have any hint that their ability to terminate a pregnancy is being limited, even in…Read more »

KXEL Live & Local — Wed. Apr. 01, 2020

KXEL Live & Local — Wed. Apr. 01, 2020

On the Wednesday, April 1 edition of KXEL Live & Local with Jeff Stein…you heard two members of the state executive council–Iowa ag secretary Mike Naig, and Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate…plus legal analyst Loretta Powers, EcoLips founder Steve Shriver of Marion, and former UNI official Jordie Lindley recalling an April Fool’s Day Panther…Read more »

KXEL Midday News for Thu. Apr. 02, 2020

KXEL Midday News for Thu. Apr. 02, 2020

WEDNESDAY WAS CENSUS DAY.  ACCORDING TO THE LATEST INFORMATION FROM THE CENSUS BUREAU THE NATIONAL RESPONSE RATE SO FAR IS A LITTLE BETTER THAN ONE-THIRD OF THE PEOPLE IN THE COUNTRY.  IOWA IS SLIGHTLY AHEAD OF THAT PACE AT APPROXIMATELY 45 PERCENT.  IOWA SECRETARY OF STATE PAUL PATE IS ONE OF THE OFFICIALS RESPONSIBLE FOR…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Thu. Apr. 02, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Thu. Apr. 02, 2020

The Iowa Department of Public Health said Wednesday there are an additional 52 positive cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the state. That brings the total to 549 cases. The total negative number of tests now stands at 7,304. There are also two new coronavirus-related deaths in Iowa, both of which involved an elderly person…Read more »

KXEL Midday News for Wed. Apr. 01, 2020

KXEL Midday News for Wed. Apr. 01, 2020

COMMUNITY SPREAD OF THE COVID-19 VIRUS HAS NOW OFFICIALLY BEEN IDENTIFIED IN BLACK HAWK COUNTY. SHERIFF TONY THOMPSON SAYS HEALTH AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS HAD ALREADY BEEN OPERATING AS THOUGH COMMUNITY SPREAD WAS A REALITY, WITH SOME RESIDENTS HEEDING PROPPER PRECAUTIONS AND OTHERS NOT. DURING AN INTERVIEW ON KXEL LIVE & LOCAL TUESDAY, THOMPSON TALKED ABOUT…Read more »