Author Archives: Tim Harwood

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, March 24, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Tuesday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–This is “Severe Weather Awareness Week.” Kurt Kotenberg from the National Weather Service Office in Des Moines talks about several aspects of keeping people safe during Iowa’s spring weather. 6:35–The Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network is adjusting to COVID-19 related changes. Dustin Hoffman…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Monday, March 23, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Monday, March 23, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Monday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–The already-difficult process of grieving for a deceased friend or family member comes with extra complexity this spring as the result of social distancing guidelines and government self-quarantine recommendations during the COVID-19 situation. Charlie Yoder, President of the Iowa Funeral Directors Association,…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Friday, March 20, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Friday, March 20, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Friday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–Some road construction projects are already underway. The DOT’s Pete Hjelmstad presents a preview of what to expect in the Cedar Valley this construction season. 6:35–A city mayor in central Illinois is granting herself the power to ban gun and alcohol sales…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, March 19, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, March 19, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Thursday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–State legislators are out of session due to COVID-19. Erin Murphy of the Gazette talks about important steps they took before suspending legislative activities. 6:35–With the spread of COVID-19, Dustin Hoffman of the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network has information for livestock producers…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, March 18, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Wednesday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–The Wapsie Valley Warriors beat the clock to win the 1A boys basketball state championship. With time running out before COVID-19 led to the cancellation of most sporting events, Coach Marty McKowen talks about getting the last game in to finish an…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, March 17, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Tuesday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–UNI Professor Michael Graziano would like to help teachers be better prepared to answer student questions about religion. His Religious Literacy Project will be a resource for Waterloo educators beginning this summer, and Dr. Graziano talks about bringing the effort together. 6:35–USMCA…Read more »

Panther Seasons End Prematurely

Panther Seasons End Prematurely

Fears of the COVID-19 coronavirus led the NCAA to cancel all sporting events under the organization’s jurisdiction through the end of this school year. That means University of Northern Iowa wrestlers will not have the opportunity to compete in the NCAA wrestling championships, the Panther men’s basketball team will never know whether it would have…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Monday, March 16, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Monday, March 16, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Monday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–An everyday woman who rose to the occasion to become a legendary Iowa hero. That’s the cover story of this month’s Iowa History Journal in a nutshell. Publisher Michael Swanger shares the details. 6:35–Courts, cases, and constitutional arguments are always areas of…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Friday, March 13, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Friday, March 13, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Friday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–An analysis of egg production in Iowa shows strengths and challenges for producers, according to Iowa State University’s Maro Ibarburu. 6:35–A Catholic foster care agency in Philadelphia refused to place children with LGBT couples. That has led to legal proceedings which have…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, March 12, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, March 12, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Thursday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–The Northeast Iowa Food Bank’s annual Empty Bowls event is coming up on March 27th. Bryan Helleso of the Food Bank talks about what’s new for the gathering in 2020. 6:35–Dustin Hoffman of the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network provides an RFD1540 feature…Read more »