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Speaker Grassley says new law on COVID vaccine exemptions is working

DES MOINES — The top Republican in the Iowa House says a new law on COVID vaccination…

New weekly COVID cases in north-central Iowa continue to rise

MASON CITY — The number of new weekly cases of COVID-19 in north-central Iowa continues to be…

Grassley says free masks, COVID tests may be too late

WASHINGTON — The federal government plans to distribute 400 million free face masks, in addition to millions…

Reynolds says she had a bad cold, has tested negative for Covid

DES MOINES — The latest data from the Iowa Department of Public Health shows 61 percent of…

Bill to bar cities, schools from requiring Covid shots for school attendance

DES MOINES — A bill eligible for debate in the Iowa Senate would ensure the State Board…

Iowa COVID hospitalizations top 1,000 amid high virus spread

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hospitalizations of people being treated for coronavirus infections in Iowa surpassed 1,000…

Percentage of Iowa hospital patients being treated for Covid climbs

DES MOINES — Nearly a thousand patients in Iowa hospitals today have tested positive for Covid. Every…

Reynolds says ruling blocking Covid vaccination mandate is ‘major victory’

DES MOINES — Governor Kim Reynolds says the Supreme Court’s ruling that blocks federal Covid vaccine requirements…

About 80% of soldiers in Iowa Army and Iowa Air National Guard fully vaccinated

DES MOINES — Iowa National Guard Adjutant General Benjamin Corell says the soldiers in his ranks are…

Number of new COVID cases double in the last week, positivity rates soar in north-central Iowa

MASON CITY — The number of new weekly COVID-19 cases in north-central Iowa has more than doubled…



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