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DES MOINES, Iowa — A northwest Iowa county that is home to a meatpacking plant has seen nearly 500 coronavirus cases in the past week, but state officials and the company said Wednesday they couldn’t confirm an outbreak at the facility.

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The daughter of an Iowa nursing home resident who died suddenly in a coronavirus outbreak said Tuesday she believes the state could have done more to stop the spread and protect elderly citizens such as her father.

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds moved Tuesday to lift a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures and allow gatherings of more than 10 people to resume, as she continues to end restrictions meant to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Americans settled for small processions and online tributes instead of parades Monday as they observed Memorial Day in the shadow of the pandemic, which forced communities to honor the nation’s military dead with modest, more subdued ceremonies that also remembered tho…

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — All Iowa residents who believe they need a coronavirus test can now get one, Gov. Kim Reynolds said Thursday, a day after she announced that more businesses and meeting places could reopen.

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The two astronauts who will end a nine-year launch drought for NASA arrived at Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday, exactly one week before their historic SpaceX flight.

The Mahaska Law Enforcement Center, county and city offices are currently closed to the general public. Business is generally being done via telephone and email.

OSKALOOSA – As fears of contracting and spreading COVID-19 continue to spread across the country, blood banks and centers increasingly face the threat of a blood shortage nationwide.

MAHASKA COUNTY — Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has disrupted the lives of many, and the Masons of Mahaska County with Mahaska Lodge 644 is extending a hand to help those that are most vulnerable to the disease.

OSKALOOSA – Pavement improvements, new technology and equipment for the police and fire departments, street equipment and a housing needs assessment are just a few things Oskaloosa residents could see improvements with during Fiscal Year 2020 through Fiscal Year 2025.

MAHASKA COUNTY — Mahaska County Master Gardeners are hosting Faith Reeves, Sky Factory Farm Manager at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10.

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