Photos: Iowa National Guard delivers PPE to Marshalltown
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 05:11 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


The Iowa National Guard has been stepping in to help deliver PPE to counties around the state most in need.             ...read more..

Celebrating birthdays and adjusting to lockdown at Oaknoll Retirement Residence
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 05:08 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


Residents and staff at long-term care facilities, where visiting and social restrictions have been implemented, are looking at creative ways to keep their spirits up in light of the pandemic.             ...read more..

Company plans to soon start work of disputed Canada-US Keystone XL pipeline
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 05:06 PM courtesy of Top Stories


"This important energy infrastructure project is poised to put thousands of people to work ... and strengthen the continent’s energy security," said Russ Girling, the company's CEO....read more..

Internal coronavirus report says some Iowa hospitals are not sharing enough i...
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 04:24 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


The report summary raises questions about available coronavirus data in Iowa as state public health officials try to address a shortage of medical supplies here.             ...read more..

National coronavirus updates: US death toll from the virus eclipses China's o...
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 04:24 PM courtesy of Top Stories


The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus climbed past 3,500 on Tuesday, eclipsing China's official count....read more..

See a time-lapse as workers lift the new dome on the Marshall County courthouse
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 04:21 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


A time-lapse video as workers lift the new dome on the Marshall County courthouse             ...read more..

Teachers hold parade for students stuck at home due to coronavirus
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 04:19 PM courtesy of Top Stories


With kids across the country taking classes online due to coronavirus, the teachers at an Arkansas elementary school decided to do something special for their students....read more..

Iowa secretary of state will mail every registered voter a ballot request for...
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 04:15 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


Iowa's June 2 primary is scheduled to go forward as planned, but Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is encouraging Iowans to vote by mail to reduce the spread of the virus.             ...read more..

8 strategies for managing COVID-19 mental health
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 04:08 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


These are simple suggestions, I have found that simple ideas may often be the most helpful.             ...read more..

McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 04:08 PM courtesy of Top Stories


Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Trump's impeachment trial distracted the government from paying attention to the novel coronavirus....read more..

A look at the emotional toll coronavirus is taking on health care workers
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:59 PM courtesy of Top Stories


There's so much appreciation for the health care providers whose tireless efforts are well-documented across the country and close to home....read more..

Rural areas have specific needs that elected officials should heed during COV...
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:58 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


These regions were already hurting, and attention to their medical personnel, internet access and other needs are vitally important.             ...read more..

Kohl's extends nationwide store closings, furloughs employees
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:56 PM courtesy of Top Stories


All Kohl's locations will be closed until further notice....read more..

Way-too-early thoughts and predictions for next Iowa boys' basketball season
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:55 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


With plenty of time to sit at home and think, we've pondered about what next year's boys' basketball season could look like.             ...read more..

Under Armour begins making medical face masks
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:55 PM courtesy of Top Stories


Under Armour has begun to manufacture and assemble face masks, face shields and specially equipped fanny packs for health care providers and staff....read more..

Journalist Chris Cuomo diagnosed with coronavirus
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:54 PM courtesy of Top Stories


The CNN anchor and brother of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that he is self-quarantined in his basement....read more..

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $400,000 to New York's hardest-hit hosp...
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:54 PM courtesy of Top Stories


It comes two weeks after they donated $1 million to Feeding America and Food Banks Canada....read more..

Johnson County now has 73 COVID-19 cases
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:47 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


On Tuesday, Johnson County Emergency Management and Public Health held a press conference to update the public on the spread and response to COVID-19.             ...read more..

Born in 1908, this Brit is officially the world's oldest man alive
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:43 PM courtesy of Top Stories


Born on March 29, 1908, Robert Weighton has officially been confirmed as the new title holder by Guinness World Records....read more..

Photos: Johnson County coronavirus press conference March 31, 2020
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:42 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


See photos of a news update from Johnson County officials, plus representatives from Mercy Hospital and the UIHC, March 31, 2020, in Iowa City.             ...read more..

Letters: Equal access to water needed
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:41 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


Letters to the Editor March 31-April 6, 2020             ...read more..

The best washing machines to put your mind at ease
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:38 PM courtesy of Top Stories


Top-loader or front-loader? Capacity or features? There's a washer for every need....read more..

First two cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Mitchell County
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:33 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group


Two cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Mitchell County. These individuals are both middle-age adults (41-60). According to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), the individuals are both self-isolating at home....read more..

Because you don't want to be quarantined in a dirty home, these products will...
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:33 PM courtesy of Top Stories


Consider this your social distancing cleaning checklist!...read more..

These family-friendly games can make social isolation bearable and maybe even...
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:32 PM courtesy of Top Stories


Shop these 20 board games sure to be a hit with your family...read more..

An Iowa lesson in perseverance: Courthouse dome felled by tornado rises 2 yea...
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:23 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


Raising new dome gives Marshall County residents lesson in perseverance             ...read more..

Grassley calls for investigation into meatpackers, saying they may be using p...
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:18 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


Grassley calls for an investigation into 'Big Four' meatpackers, saying he's concerned they could be using pandemic to gouge producers.             ...read more..

University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals makes hand sanitizer for UI hospitals
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:15 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline


IOWA CITY — With the novel coronavirus fanning out across the country, spiking demand for protective equipment and products, the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is looking for help no......read more..

Reynolds says she 'can't lock the state down' during COVID-19 outbreak
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:13 PM courtesy of Top Stories


Gov. Kim Reynolds emphasized the importance of staying indoors for the safety of older Iowans Tuesday during her news conference on Iowa’s COVID-19 outbreak....read more..

The latest: Another COVID-19 death reported in Iowa; Linn County cases spiking
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 03:11 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


Another person with COVID-19 had died, the Iowa Department of Public Health reported Tuesday. Officials said there also have been an additional 73 positive COVID-19 tests, bringing the statewide total to 497.             ...read more..

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