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Reynolds says refresh underway for state’s coronavirus website

DES MOINES — Governor Kim Reynolds today said the state website with coronavirus data is being updated…

Faculty union at UNI files lawsuit over lack of COVID mandates

CEDAR FALLS — The faculty union at the University of Northern Iowa has filed a workplace safety…

Cerro Gordo County Public Health director says “next six months probably going to be most difficult” with COVID

MASON CITY — The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health Director says after the downturn in…

UI health expert tells parents to have their kids mask up at school

IOWA CITY — As Iowa’s children prepare to head back to school, the state is experiencing a…

Iowa Democratic Wing Ding cancelled over COVID fears

CLEAR LAKE — Organizers of an annual political event at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake are…

UnityPoint joins MercyOne in requiring employees to get COVID-19 vaccination

DES MOINES — The UnityPoint Health system is the latest to announce it will require employees to…

State Board of Education gets comments on school masks, including from Central Springs school board member

DES MOINES — Several parents and educators spoke during the State Board of Education meeting Thursday, asking…

Governor says vaccination numbers improving

DES MOINES — Students will be heading back to school across the state soon — and Governor…

Mason City Schools superintendent says district will “strongly encourage” mask use, but can’t mandate it

MASON CITY — Parents of students in the Mason City Community School District will be getting updated…

Reprimand letter ends Des Moines superintendent’s virus dispute

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The superintendent of Iowa’s largest school district says he’s pleased complaints against…



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