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Speakers: U.S. needs ‘green recovery’ after triple whammy of COVID, climate...

This country’s struggle to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, climate change and racial justice shows the need for a multi-trillion-dollar “green recovery,” speakers told...

As UI Hospital, more patients are leaving the ER without being...

An increasing number of patients are leaving the emergency department at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics without being seen by a doctor. Hospital...

Six more Iowa bars accused of violating governor’s emergency orders

The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division is scheduling hearings on complaints against six businesses accused of violating Gov. Kim Reynolds’ COVID-19 orders on virus mitigation. The...

Nurse quit Des Moines care facility before inspectors found rampant COVID-19...

An Iowa judge has ruled that a nurse had good reason to quit her job at a Des Moines nursing home where widespread violations...

HUD secretary wants Congress to act on COVID-19 housing struggles

With an entourage of staff, Ben Carson toured vacant apartments at Plymouth Place in Des Moines, looking outside at the city from the patio...

Sioux County reaches 30% COVID-19 positivity rate, showing ‘significant community spread,’...

State officials don't know what’s causing the high number of COVID-19 infections in Sioux County, Gov. Kim Reynolds said Tuesday. Over the past week, the...

White House: Iowa needs a mask mandate to prevent ‘unnecessary’ deaths

The White House has renewed its call for Iowa to impose a statewide mandate for masks in order to reduce the transmission of the...

Speakers: Small businesses may fail by year’s end without new aid

Without new aid from Congress, small businesses will struggle to stay open throughout 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic continues, speakers told the Greater Des...

Judge: Dubuque doctor ignored ban on elective procedures, citing ‘no consequences’

A Dubuque plastic surgeon knowingly violated the governor’s ban on elective medical procedures, telling a colleague there would be “no consequences” for violating the...

COVID-19 outbreaks continue to climb in Iowa nursing homes

The number of COVID-19 outbreaks and infections is continuing to climb in Iowa nursing homes, nearly doubling the levels set in July. In late July,...
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