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First case of COVID-19 confirmed in Wright County

First case of COVID-19 confirmed in Wright County

WRIGHT COUNTY – On March 26, 2020, Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported a positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wright County. This individual is currently self-isolating at…

City of Mason City expense report for March 26, 2020

City of Mason City expense report for March 26, 2020

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 3/26/2020 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ——————————– ———— ACCORD ARCHITECTURE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 13,508.00 ALL STAR PRO GOLF OTHER SUPPLIES 497.50 ARAMARK UNIFORM SERVICES SUPPLIES &…

College Basketball: UNI recruit Bowen Born named 2019-20 Gatorade Iowa Boys Basketball Player of the Year

College Basketball:  UNI recruit Bowen Born named 2019-20 Gatorade Iowa Boys Basketball Player of the Year

CHICAGO, Illinois – UNI men’s basketball signee, Bowen Born, has been named the 2019-20 Gatorade Iowa Boys Basketball Player of the Year.  Born is the first athlete from Norwalk High…

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation closing numerous types of businesses

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation closing numerous types of businesses

DES MOINES –  Today, Gov. Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration, suspending elective and nonessential medical and dental procedures, extending and expanding retail business…

Iowa coronavirus update for March 26, 2020

Iowa coronavirus update for March 26, 2020

DES MOINES – State officials in Iowa released the following information on the coronavirus emergency today, March 26, 2020: There were 21 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19 reported…

34 additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa

34 additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 34 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 179 positive cases. There…

How to Plan a Memorable Vacation Itinerary 

How to Plan a Memorable Vacation Itinerary 

The destination that you select for your hard-earned vacation is of great importance. However, it does not matter how beautiful the location is if the activities in which you engage…

Four Ways to Make More Space in Your Home

Four Ways to Make More Space in Your Home

No matter what your size or style of home, at some point you’ll no doubt wish you had more space. However, moving is expensive and not always practical, plus it…

Federal student loan payments suspended, waives interest waived during national emergency

Federal student loan payments suspended, waives interest waived during national emergency

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced this week that the office of Federal Student Aid is executing on President Donald J. Trump’s promise to provide student loan…

Health department developing 12-18 month “long-term recovery plan” in midst of coronavirus pandemic

Health department developing 12-18 month “long-term recovery plan” in midst of coronavirus pandemic

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Health department is developing a 12-18 month “long-term recovery plan” in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Health department director Brian Hanft released…