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Reynolds says she’s ‘somewhat optimistic’ about COVID-19 spread

A total of 122 Iowans are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, and 431 Iowans have now recovered from the virus, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Wednesday. The...

Reynolds: It would be ‘irresponsible’ to order statewide shelter-in-place

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Tuesday it would be “irresponsible” for her to order a statewide shelter-in-place, even if one region of the state...

Amazing heroes in the fight against coronavirus

One of my memories, one that had been tucked away back where the cobwebs congregate, is from that day in 2004 when the oldest...

If Iowa is already practicing ‘shelter in place,’ why not call...

Gov. Kim Reynolds, as part of her argument against ordering Iowans to “shelter in place” to prevent the spread of COVID-19, suggests that her...

Iowa bed and breakfast offers free housing and food for medical...

Laurie Tigges’ bed and breakfast sat empty in Adel — its rooms untouched and void of the wedding parties and spring break visitors the...

Iowa Board of Medicine calls for shelter-in-place order

The Iowa Board of Medicine voted unanimously Friday to recommend that Gov. Kim Reynolds issue a shelter-in-place order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The...

Governor extends school and business closings through April 30

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Thursday extended through April 30 the closing of schools and selected businesses, as well as the statewide ban on...

Reynolds asks feds for more COVID test supplies

Gov. Kim Reynolds said she sent a letter to President Donald Trump’s administration Saturday requesting additional testing supplies for the State Hygienic Laboratory, which...

Federal judge says state ‘tortures’ children at Eldora home

A federal judge issued a strongly worded rebuke to Iowa state officials Tuesday, saying they were “torturing” the youth housed at the Boys State...

Nursing home infections spread while state inspectors lack PPE

The COVID-19 pandemic continued to spread in Iowa nursing homes Monday, even as state inspectors relied on the facilities themselves to provide them with...
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