Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Friday questioned the information Dr. Anthony Fauci is relying on to call for shelter-in-place orders in all 50 states.
WASHINGTON — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced plans to form a new committee charged with overseeing the more than $2 trillion the federal government is spending in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Jackson County on Friday reported its second confirmed COVID-19 case, an adult between 41 and 60 years old. The county’s first case, an adult between 18 and 40 years old, was reported Monday.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Thursday extended through April 30 the closing of schools and selected businesses, as well as the statewide ban on gatherings of more than 10 people.
The Iowa Board of Medicine voted unanimously Friday to recommend that Gov. Kim Reynolds issue a shelter-in-place order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
Democratic leaders in the Iowa House and Senate sent a letter Thursday to Gov. Kim Reynolds, asking her to issue a statewide shelter-in-place order to slow the spread of COVID-19.
The Iowa Economic Development Authority will offer “significantly more” than the $4 million originally eyed for grants to small businesses for losses related to the COVID-19 outbreak, director Debi Durham told business leaders Thursday.
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.
As of noon Thursday, April 2, 614 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Iowa, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH). That is up 12 percent from 549 reported cases Wednesday.
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…
A new survey of Iowa business executives found that Iowa’s economic outlook for the next quarter was the weakest it has been since 2009.
Iowa received 58,963 unemployment claims from March 22-28, with the biggest share coming from hotels, motels, restaurants and other food services.
A district court judge on Wednesday let stand the governor’s emergency proclamation halting surgical abortions after the state clarified its intention is to delay only “nonessential” abortions.
Now that local banks are gearing up to assist the federal government in its effort to provide small businesses with financial relief, it’s time to get ready to apply.
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.
Gov. Kim Reynolds declined to say Wednesday whether she will disclose the data and metrics she’s relying to make decisions on how to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Iowa.
Number of meals being disbursed will remain the same, but to limit the spread of COVID-19, the district will offer lunches three days a week instead of five.
As of 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, 549 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Iowa, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH). That is up 10 percent from 497 reported cases Tuesday.
We have all become acutely aware in the past few weeks why masks and face shields, respirators and ventilators are so important for hospital workers and their patients.
Every active registered voter in the state — about 2 million of them — will receive an absentee ballot request form in the mail ahead of the June 2 primary, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced Tuesday.
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.
Now that Jackson and Clinton counties have confirmed cases of COVID-19 (one in Jackson and five in Clinton), area residents have many questions.
Iowa’s economy is less vulnerable than most states to the economic damage that the coronavirus crisis is causing, according to a new analysis by WalletHub.
As of 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, 497 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Iowa, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH). That is up 17 percent from 424 reported cases Monday.
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…
The COVID-19 pandemic continued to spread in Iowa nursing homes Monday, even as state inspectors relied on the facilities themselves to provide them with personal protective equipment.
REMINDER: The application deadline for the State of Iowa’s "Financial Assistance & Tax Deferral” program for small businesses ends at noon Tuesday, March 31.
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.
The news that the State Capitol was closing to the public due to the coronavirus outbreak was just one in a stream of emails from government agencies over the past two weeks announcing they would be conducting the people’s business while temporarily ending the people’s access to public offices.
Regional Coronavirus News
- Reynolds: Shelter at home issue needlessly dividing Iowans
- Trump: CDC recommends Americans wear cloth masks when leaving home
- Closed for all of April, Sioux City schools moving to more online learning
- New congressional panel to police COVID-19 relief spending
- New congressional panel to police COVID-19 relief spending