Author Archives: Tim Harwood

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, March 11, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Wednesday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–If you’re a parent and schools were to close for several days but your workplace did not, would you have a plan? Cindy Thompson of Iowa State University Extension talks about planning ahead for those circumstances. 6:35–Oral arguments in a Supreme Court…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, March 10, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Tuesday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–There has been considerable coverage of COVID-19. Dr. Gene Leutzinger and Dr. Shawn Buhrow lead the health and nursing faculty at Hawkeye Community College and share how medical educators and students are talking about the virus. 6:35–Tune in for an RFD1540 Feature…Read more »

WBB: UNI Celebrates Solid Finish

WBB: UNI Celebrates Solid Finish

Kam Finley scored a career-high 28 points to lead the UNI Panther women’s basketball team to a 91-78 win against the Drake Bulldogs Friday at the McLeod Center during the regular season finale for both teams. It was the first UNI victory against the Bulldogs since March 2016. The 2019/20 season is the first time…Read more »

MBB: Panthers Out in MVC Quarterfinals

MBB: Panthers Out in MVC Quarterfinals

Shots just wouldn’t fall for the UNI men’s basketball team Friday during a 77-56 loss to the Drake Bulldogs, which eliminated the Panthers from the Missouri Valley Conference tournament during the quarterfinal round. UNI trailed early in the first half and fell behind by as many as 17 points. Battling back, the Panthers drew to…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Friday, March 6, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Friday, March 6, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Friday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–If you’ve been “counting crows,” either you were part of a 90s rock band or you’ve been spending time in downtown Waterloo this winter. Katie Klus of Hartman Reserve Nature Center talks about the familiar birds who have been wintering together in…Read more »

MBB: Green, Brown Give UNI a Colorful Year

MBB: Green, Brown Give UNI a Colorful Year

FROM UNI ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS The Missouri Valley Conference has announced specialty awards for the 2019-20 season. UNI’s AJ Green has been named the Larry Bird Player of the Year and Isaiah Brown has been named MVC Defensive Player of the Year. Green has finished the MVC regular season leading the Valley in points per…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, March 5, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Thursday, March 5, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Thursday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–If you’re headed for Arch Madness to cheer on the UNI Panther men’s basketball team, tune in to hear about some of the other things to see and do in St. Louis this weekend from Tony Paraino of Explore St. Louis. 6:35–BASF…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, March 4, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Wednesday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–This year is the centennial of Iowa’s state park system. Professor Rebecca Conard, author of Iowa State Parks; A Century of Stewardship, 1920-2020 talks about the history of George Wyth State Park. 6:35–Legislators in Utah are working to decriminalize polygamy. Fox News…Read more »

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, March 3, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Tuesday between 5 and 8 a.m.: 5:50–A new documentary about women’s right advocate Carrie Chapman Catt will get a sneak peak at the University of Northern Iowa Tuesday. Producer and writer Laurel Bower talks about the project. 6:35–During an RFD1540 feature, Dustin Hoffman of the Iowa Agribusiness Radio…Read more »

WBB: Panthers Win Last MVC Road Game

WBB: Panthers Win Last MVC Road Game

Nicole Kroeger’s three-point basket tied Sunday’s game with 2:39 remaining, putting the UNI Panthers in position outrace the Loyola Ramblers during the closing minutes for a 73-70 victory at Gentile Arena in Chicago. On the next UNI possession, Megan Maahs broke the 61-61 tie with a layup, and the Panthers led the rest of the…Read more »