Buchanan County Conservation naturalist intern Bailey Bergman will host a family-friendly program on animals and their sensory food puzzles at Fontana Park, 1883 125th St., Hazleton.
The Iowa State Patrol responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 3 at the intersection W Avenue approximately seven miles west of Oelwein, just before 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1.
Community Bank of Oelwein in partnership with Oelwein Dollars for Scholars still has discount tickets available for Adventureland. These tickets can be purchased by anyone in the Oelwein and surrounding communities for a savings of $7 per ticket.
Oelwein Unity for Black Lives will hold a community discussion about racial issues and inclusivity from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4. This will be a live-stream event through a GoToMeeting site, and then on to Facebook.
A Shop Oelwein Summer Scavenger Hunt will be held Aug. 5-20 to help boost shopping locally. The event is sponsored by Community Bank of Oelwein and Oelwein Chamber and Area Development.
The American Red Cross will host the 1-133 Infantry “Ironman” Battalion blood drive Friday, Aug. 7, at the Iowa National Guard Readiness Center, 200 10th St. S.E. in Oelwein.
The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 are edging up in Northeast Iowa. As of Thursday at 10 a.m., Bremer County’s total since March has climbed to 175, up nine since Sunday.
WATERLOO – UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital has adjusted its visitor restrictions to allow religious visitations by clergy, eucharistic ministers, and other faith-based leaders.
DES MOINES — The Iowa Board of Regents on Wednesday unanimously approved a $65.4 million budget cut for the state universities for next year, citing revenue reductions due to coronavirus and d…
A majority of Iowa’s health care providers believe privatized Medicaid has failed to live up to the promise of improved, more accessible medical care.
The Iowa Judicial Branch has issued orders to resume jury trials for both civil and criminal cases, along with measures to make sure the health and safety of jurors and others in the courtroom…
It turns out that the coronavirus isn’t the only hindrance to finishing the IHSAA state baseball tournament held in Des Moines at Principal Park, home of the Iowa Cubs.
Cedar River (above Nashua)
The governing bodies for boys and girls high school sports released COVID-19 guidance for fall sports on Wednesday, including cross country and volleyball. Among the recommendations is to use …
Starmont softball’s 8th-grade pitcher Keelie Curtis has received All-Conference Honorable Mention recognition in the Tri-Rivers Conference West Division.
Ryan Kerns was recently named ag loan officer at Community Bank of Oelwein. He is a graduate of Waldorf College in Forest City, where he received a bachelor’s degree in finance.
Thinking about taking some personal time off this summer? It might look and feel a bit different this year in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic. But that doesn’t mean that plans to unwind, de-stress and detach from work-related responsibilities have to be canceled altogether. Learn ways to decompress and avoid stress while taking PTO.
Summer is back, and while the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the cancellation of festivals, concerts and other large gatherings, people who enjoy being among nature are enjoying the outdoors. Given social distancing and other public health safety measures that are still in place across much of the country —particularly large, urban areas — hiking, camping and fishing can be great ways to pass the time and still be safe.
The question of how much liquid to consume daily basis has no simple answer. Several studies have shown differing recommendations. However, specific fluid needs depend on several factors, which include overall health, location and even level of activeness. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach, but knowing more about the body’s need for liquids can help in estimating how much ought to be sipped up.