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INDEPENDENCE – Arlene (Jensen) McLaren will celebrate her 85th birthday on Thursday, April 9. Her family is honoring her with a card shower to mark the special occasion.
DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend of 15 years is in prison. We have two children together. Our relationship has been rough. We had a fight, and he went to jail for it. Another reason he went to prison is he violated his probation and failed to report.
The Oelwein Middle School would like to recognize the following students as they have been recognized as Husky PRIDE Award recipients for the third quarter. The Husky PRIDE award is received by eight students each quarter for representing PRIDE in school.
The Fayette County Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 on Wednesday, April 1 to terminate the lease contract for the Department of Human Services building.
The Corner Market has grown beyond being a store and a greenhouse. It’s a destination that draws customers into the Oelwein area.
Businesses, government, and community organizations are all having to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a list of what we have confirmed is open and what adjustments have been made. There likely are businesses not listed that are open. To ensure inclusion of your business or organizati…
Over the last few weeks, Iowans from every corner and county of our state – our families, health care workers, local store owners, farmers, seniors, and so many more – have faced unforeseen challenges and hardships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Seared into the collective memory of mankind forever is a new set of vocabulary we’ve never really had to use before: coronavirus, social distancing, N95, quarantine, and so on.
Governor Kim Reynolds in her daily press conference regarding the spread of the coronavirus in Iowa told reporters Friday that the extended suspensions and business closures to April 30 parallel other states.
Small business owners, sole proprietors, independent contractors and the self-employed are eligible for financial assistance through the federal Paycheck Protection Program, which will extend as much as $349 billion in forgivable loans to enable some businesses to pay employees during the coronavirus crisis.
Contact tracing was widely reported to have helped South Korea flatten its curve of COVID-19 cases or drastically slow the spread. With Gov. Kim Reynolds also stating her intent to “flatten the curve,” Fayette County Gundersen Palmer Community Health Public Information Officer Jamie Hoey dis…
Gyms and fitness centers across the U.S. are closed amidst the coronavirus outbreak, but there are many exercises that can be done at home to help people who are sheltering and maintain their fitness goals. Some gyms are even offering free live-streaming classes.