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Reynolds seeks USDA Secretarial Disaster Designation for 57 Iowa counties hit by derecho

Reynolds seeks USDA Secretarial Disaster Designation for 57 Iowa counties hit by derecho

DES MOINES – Earlier this week, Gov. Kim Reynolds formally requested a Secretarial Disaster Designation from U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue for 57 Iowa counties impacted by the August…

Mason City man sent to prison for federal meth conviction

Mason City man sent to prison for federal meth conviction

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Couple arrested for breaking into storage unit in Mason City

Couple arrested for breaking into storage unit in Mason City

MASON CITY – A man and a wanted woman were sniffed out in the act of allegedly burglarizing a storage unit in Mason City, caught at the scene and jailed.…

Covid-19 strikes again: University of Iowa cuts four sports programs

Covid-19 strikes again: University of Iowa cuts four sports programs

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa announced Friday its plan to discontinue four intercollegiate athletics sports programs at the conclusion of the 2020-21 academic year: men’s gymnastics, men’s and…

Current Opportunities and Obstacles in Iowa’s Transportation Industry

Current Opportunities and Obstacles in Iowa’s Transportation Industry

Covid-19 has crippled multiple segments across the planet and the transportation industry is one of those that were affected in the worst possible way during the lockdown. With airlines and…

The Effect of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Healthcare

The Effect of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Healthcare

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way healthcare is handled and delivered the world over. This is mainly because healthcare workers are taking extra precautions to avoid the transmission of…

Police in Manly warn of vehicle break-ins and joyrides

Police in Manly warn of vehicle break-ins and joyrides

MANLY – Police in Manly are warning citizens about vehicle break-ins and joyrides. According to a statement from police: “The Manly Police Department would like to remind the citizens of…

U.S. Postal Service announces temporary price increase

U.S. Postal Service announces temporary price increase

WASHINGTON – The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) of a temporary price change to take effect Oct. 18, 2020. The planned temporary price…

Kim Reynolds appoints Shayne Mayer asDistrict Court Judge in North Iowa

Kim Reynolds appoints Shayne Mayer asDistrict Court Judge in North Iowa

DES MOINES– Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of Shayne Mayer as a district court judge in Judicial Election District 3A in North Iowa. Mayer, of Rock Rapids, Iowa,…

Illinois man sentenced to prison for assault on postal worker

Illinois man sentenced to prison for assault on postal worker

DAVENPORT – An Illinois man has been sentenced to prison for assault on postal a worker. On August 19, 2020, United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose sentenced Bryan…