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UI hospitals head says virus surge leading to staff burnout

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The head of Iowa’s largest hospital says he’s worried a surge in…

New cases, hospitalizations for COVID up in north-central Iowa according to latest state data

MASON CITY — Positivity rates and hospitalizations for COVID-19 continue to soar in north-central Iowa as three…

State highlights parents’ mask claims in effort to end order

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The lawyer representing Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds in a federal lawsuit over…

Mason City School Board adopts hybrid mask plan, a building will have mask mandate when illnesses reach 7%

MASON CITY — The Mason City School Board Monday night unanimously approved a mask policy that mandates mask…

Mason City School Board to consider mask mandate tonight — view what the public’s comments have been

MASON CITY — The Mason City School Board tonight will consider implementing a mask mandate. The district…

Axne backs vaccine requirement for federal workers

ANKENY — Congresswoman Cindy Axne, a Democrat from West Des Moines, says she supports the president’s vaccine…

Iowa State faculty leaders want the ability to require masks

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State University faculty senate leaders want to be able to require…

Mason City School Board to consider mask mandate, Clear Lake School Board says no mandate for now

MASON CITY — The Mason City School Board is asking for the public’s input regarding wearing masks…

Back to in-person school and masks? Some Iowa kids may not be coping well

DES MOINES — The pandemic’s been rough on some Iowa kids, many of whom are back to…

Report finds increase in Iowa obesity rate

DES MOINES — A new report finds Iowa’s adult obesity rate rose significantly from 2019 to 2020…



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