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Iowa schools that defy Reynolds’ order may have to make up...

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Tuesday that school districts that defy her order requiring 50% in-person instruction could be required to make up those days...

State tournaments in a pandemic: ‘It’s made these kids stronger’

Fort Dodge softball coach Andi Adams looked across the diamond last week and saw players keeping their distance, fans wearing cloth masks and teams...

Faith leaders ask Reynolds to require face masks for Iowans

Gov. Kim Reynolds is facing additional pressure to issue an order that would require Iowans to wear face masks in public when they’re not...

D.M. airport traffic rises, but may not fully recover for five...

The Des Moines airport got a bump in traffic over the Fourth of July holiday, but is still doing about one-third of its usual...

430 more Iowans infected with COVID-19, with hospitalizations inching upward

Another 430 Iowans were reported to be infected with coronavirus on Sunday, and four Iowans were reported as having died of the virus. As of...

Iowa still has $18 million to help tenants avoid evictions. Why...

A program from Iowa Finance Authority that’s meant to help Iowans from being evicted from their homes is rejecting nearly half of the people...

Economist: Ethanol industry ‘is in worse shape than we thought’

The ethanol industry's losses have been more severe than economists originally predicted, an Iowa State University economist said. And it could be years before...

Eleven more Iowans die of COVID-19, with another 662 infected

Another 662 Iowans were infected with coronavirus on Thursday, and 11 Iowans were reported as having died of the virus. Over the past seven days,...

D.M. leaves parks facilities open despite COVID cases, mayor limits gatherings...

Des Moines will keep most of its parks facilities open despite recently confirming two cases of COVID-19 at an east-side adult softball complex and...

As federal jobless benefits expire, overwhelmed state systems often can’t fill...

Congress is continuing to squabble over whether to extend a federal supplement to unemployment insurance and if they do, by how much. But as politicians...
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