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The Washington County Hospital and Clinics opened a respiratory triage clinic to screen patients who may be showing COVID-19 symptoms.
This clinic will specifically see individuals who report …
3/27/20 12:19 PM
As many American businesses shut down or scale back their operations to prevent spreading the coronavirus, you may be wondering what you can do to help.
Even during a pandemic, there are ways to …
3/26/20 12:15 PM
One of the best ways to support your local economy during this time is to order food for pickup or delivery, get groceries, purchase gift certificates for later use, or purchase from local stores …
3/26/20 11:59 AM
The limits being placed on gatherings of more than 10 people and health officials urging social distancing, area churches have canceled in-person services, while some are offering online options for …
3/26/20 11:58 AM
Iowa officials said Monday that an analysis of the latest data on the spread of COVID-19 indicates the state is “not quite” at the point where a stay-at-home order is needed.
By Clark Kauffman, Iowa Capital Dispatch |
3/26/20 11:55 AM
In a unanimous vote Tuesday, Washington County supervisors approved a letter of support for the voluntary annexation of slightly more than 600 acres into the city of Kalona, most of it which had been …
By Mary Zielinski |
3/26/20 11:54 AM
Mid-Prairie school administrators are working on plans to offer distance learning opportunities for students while district buildings are closed.
Superintendent Mark Schneider told the school …
A “non-direct care staff member” at Pleasantview Home has tested positive for COVID-19.
Pleasantview Executive Director Jeffrey Schmidt confirmed in a Monday statement that case was …
Local school districts are finding ways to get meals to their students while district buildings are shut down.
This week, Mid-Prairie, Highland and Lone Tree school districts started lunch pickup …
By Jim Johnson and James Jennings |
3/26/20 11:42 AM
With state officials restricting gatherings to fewer than 10 people, many area churches have canceled in-person services. Some, however, are offering online alternatives.
3/20/20 01:18 PM
The United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties has a number of suggestions for anyone wanting to help during the COVID-19 crisis.
3/20/20 11:41 AM
This week’s PAWS & More animal shelter pet of the week is Nashville, an adult male treeing walker coonhound/vizsla mix who is described as a “free spirit.” Intelligent, …
3/19/20 12:16 PM
Responding to spreading coronavirus outbreaks, Washington County supervisors, Tuesday, unanimously voted to close county facilities effective noon Tuesday.
By Mary Zielinski, Correspondent |
3/18/20 02:29 PM
As the week progressed, more and more places announced they were closing or modifying their operations.
On Monday, what started as a trickle of announcements became a flood.
3/18/20 02:15 PM
Like many other entities, local school districts are scrambling with how to deal with the outbreak of the new coronavirus.
On Monday night, the Mid-Prairie School Board voted to postpone an …
Several area Future Problem Solving teams placed among the top teams at the FPS Regional Competition held in Iowa City on Jan. 10.
Teams of three or four students applied the six-step Future …
3/12/20 12:00 AM
This week’s PAWS and More animal shelter pet of the week is Patricia. She is a small spayed, housetrained, female domestic short hair and dilute calico mix. Patricia is described as a …
3/5/20 01:21 PM
Mid-Prairie Middle School presented a choral concert at Mid-Prairie High School on Tuesday, Feb. 25.
U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack may not be seeking re-election this year, but he is still continuing with his Coffee with a Congressman tours.
Loebsack visited with constituents at the Washington Hy-Vee …
On Feb. 24, the Mid-Prairie school board approved a 2020-21 school calendar that includes a spring break.
However, Superintendent Mark Schneider said he plans to conduct a survey after this …