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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »