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Register poll: Two-thirds of Iowans are confident COVID-19 will continue to...

Two-thirds of Iowans are confident the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to decline, a new Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll found, even as vaccination rates hover...

Despite free ice cream, Iowa struggles to get half of residents...

Iowa is struggling to get half its population vaccinated for COVID-19, despite local incentives such as a lottery and free ice cream. As of Friday,...

New health concerns emerge post-pandemic

As the spread of COVID-19 slows in Iowa, health professionals are voicing concerns about post-pandemic health issues.  The main concerns in the state are still...

Gov. Reynolds should heed her own words about the need for...

Gov. Kim Reynolds talked last week about the importance of government leaders keeping other government officials looped in as decisions are made and events...

Marjorie Taylor Greene in new attack on Fauci demands his salary...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia on Tuesday led a group of House Republicans calling for the firing of Dr. Anthony Fauci,...

Polk County approves vaccine lottery

Polk County is starting a COVID-19 vaccine incentive program in the form of a lottery this summer. Fully vaccinated residents can enter to win...

Nearly 60% of Iowa adults are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Nearly 60% of Iowa adults are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, the New York Times reported.  A new analysis found that 58% of Iowans who are...

Iowa COVID-19 cases fall to April 2020 level

The seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases is the lowest it has been since the first week of April 2020, at the beginning of...

Staff vaccination rates in Iowa nursing homes as low as 47%,...

Even in Iowa nursing homes where a half-dozen residents or more have died of COVID-19, the percentage of workers who have been vaccinated against...

Wedding celebrations return with ferocity, minor changes

Wedding celebrations are returning quickly as bridal parties' postponement dates arrive and warmer weather returns to Iowa.  Local businesses are seeing a rush of post-pandemic...
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