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Cresco - Kelli Gosch teaches Just for Kix dance classes. Due to the closure of fitness centers because of the coronavirus, she can’t have classes.  But . . . she likes teaching, and the kids like learning. She noted other Just for Kix instructors are having virtual classes. Gosch wasn’t sure what...
HOWARD COUNTY - The primary election is still taking place on June 2, 2020. Candidates had to have their nomination papers into the Auditor’s office by March 25 at 5 p.m. Local, state and federal seats up for election, and those who turned in their papers include: • Howard County Sheriff ~Tim...
Howard, Mitchell Counties - As of Monday, April 6, both Howard and Mitchell Counties announced their first confirmed cases of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) last week. In Mitchell County, the cases were announced on Tuesday (March 31). The two cases were both middle-aged adults – ages 41-60 – who...
DES MOINES, April 6 - Gov. Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration, ordering additional closures and relaxing additional regulations to support the state’s efforts to combat COVID-19. The proclamation also calls on law enforcement to assist in the...
CRESCO - The Regional Health Services of Howard County COVID-19 (coronavirus) Community Partnership met through a tele-call on Monday, April 6.  This helps keep healthcare workers, community leaders, city officials and others aware of what everyone else is going through. RHSHC CEO Robin Schluter...
Cresco - Because residents and their families may be feeling a money crunch during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Cresco made some decisions to waive some late fees for utilities and more. During a special meeting held electronically to keep employees, the public and council members safe on...
Cresco - The Cresco Community Fire Department responded to a “Deck on Fire” at 805 9th Street East in Cresco, Iowa at 12:58 p.m. on Sunday, April 5, 2020. The home is owned by Jerome and Kari Waterbeck.  Mr. Waterbeck attempted to mitigate the fire’s progression, at which time he sustained burns to...
HOWARD-WINNESHIEK CSD DISTRICT - Updates regarding the closure of our schools.   • How long is the extended school closure?  During Governor Reynold’s new conference yesterday she ordered all Iowa School Districts to be closed until Thursday, April 30, 2020. • Will Howard-Winneshiek Community...
HOWARD COUNTY - The coronavirus (COVID-19) has seen schools cancel, businesses close down for several weeks and Iowans asked to social distance. On the other hand, the virus has seen healthcare workers in the hospital or skilled nursing facilities forced to keep working as some of those are needed...
HOWARD - The Howard County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, has established a fund called the Howard County COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on Howard County.  Committee member Ronda Hughes said the...

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