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The New York Times reported this morning that more than half of the people living on this planet are under a stay-at-home order as part of the global effort to combat the spread of COVID-19. That includes most Americans, but a few holdout states, such as Iowa, have stubbornly resisted.

Following the direction of our Governor, the Maquoketa Area Family YMCA will be closed through the end of the month.  As this is a fluid situation, we will continue to follow the Governors direction as we proceed.  If you have any questions please contact us between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4…

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) has extended the period during which classes will be delivered online through the end of the semester. This includes all of the college’s Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community College campuses and other locations.

For the safety of our patrons, we are working to reschedule some of our upcoming events. Providing a safe environment for our Barnstormers is our top priority. We’re closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. Updates will be made as new developments arise. Patrons who purchased tickets to af…

WASHINGTON — Iowa attorney general Tom Miller and 20 other attorneys general from across the country are pressing the Trump administration to freeze pending regulations so officials can focus on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Gov. Kim Reynolds said she sent a letter to President Donald Trump’s administration Saturday requesting additional testing supplies for the State Hygienic Laboratory, which can provide COVID-19 test results within 24 hours.

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Medical Associates of Maquoketa PC is changing its office hours as of Wednesday, March 31 as follows: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. is for well patients only; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. is for sick and well patients; and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. is for telehealth visits. On Saturday, April 4, the main clinic will be clo…

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Laughter and music resounded from the stage and the seats at Ohnward Fine Arts Center as the Clauson Family Music Show entertained an audience of less than 250 people — the most permitted to gather in a public space at one time.

The ACLU of Iowa, along with Planned Parenthood and the Emma Goldman Clinic, are suing Gov. Kim Reynolds and other state officials for blocking access to surgical abortion services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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