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An Iowa State University center in a new report estimates that the COVID-19 pandemic will cost Iowa’s largest agricultural industries at least $6.3 billion per year.
Here’s a breakdown …
By Perry Beeman, Iowa Capital Dispatch |
4/22/20 03:15 PM
The statue of Star Trek Capt. James Kirk had a light coat of snow the morning of April 15 as north Washington County residents woke to 1½ to 2 inches of snow that fell overnight.
City budgets may soon be feeling the pinch from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The state of Iowa is estimating a 10% drop in sales tax funds due to many retail businesses being forced to close.
Washington County Auditor Dan Widmer is strongly recommending that voters use an absentee ballot for voting in the June 2 primary election.
His recommendation follows Secretary of State Paul …
4/21/20 01:56 PM
Cory Kanagy of Wellman is 33 years old and has been dealing with health issues his whole life stemming from an autoimmune condition.
After getting through his senior year of high school, in and …
4/16/20 12:55 PM
Wellman firefighter Glenn Rowe is battling cancer, and the Wellman Fire Department wants to help Rowe and his family fight this battle.
Rowe has served his community for more than 30 years on the …
4/16/20 12:52 PM
While the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the closure and cancellation of many businesses and events, local law enforcement is doing their best to remain business as usual, while …
4/16/20 12:39 PM
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 …
4/15/20 01:48 PM
Wellman residents with a green thumb have an opportunity to show off their talents.
The Wellman Community Garden has a dozen plots available. Each plot is 10 feet by 12 feet. There is a $10 charge …
4/15/20 01:37 PM
With schools closed through April 30, Mid-Prairie High School began mandatory online instruction this week.
Principal Jay Strickland explained the district’s decision to opt for mandatory …
Gov. Kim Reynolds suspended state graduation requirements for the class of 2020 late Friday, among 42 other emergency actions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reynolds’ action suspends laws …
By Kathie Obradovich |
4/14/20 02:59 PM
Kristen Thomas stood with her children near the corner of 13th Street and Eighth Avenue in Wellman Wednesday evening holding a paper banner that read “We Miss You.”
“It was our …
“Stay Home,” is the message being delivered to residents throughout Washington County.
Washington County Public Health and Washington County Emergency Management are working closely with local government officials and the Washington County Hospital and Clinics in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
4/8/20 12:03 PM
Local food pantries are ramping up their efforts to assist residents during this time when many people have been forced to stay at home.
On Saturday, the city of Kalona held its own pop-up food …
Washington County has been ranking in the top five counties in Iowa with COVID-19 cases, but the county’s public health director says that is because the county has been more aggressive in …
• Mid-Prairie school board: Second and fourth Mondays at 7 p.m. Will be using Zoom for meetings. Information for connecting will be available April 6.
• Highland school …
4/2/20 12:37 PM
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate extended the absentee voting period to 40 days for Iowans who choose to vote by mail in the June 2 primary election.
As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pate …
4/2/20 12:19 PM
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced his office plans to mail an absentee ballot request form to every active registered voter in the state ahead of the June 2 primary.
The forms will be …
4/2/20 11:40 AM
Washington County Public Health Administrator Danielle Pettit-Majewski Monday announced the first two deaths associated with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the county.
Both residents, a man …
By Mary Zielinski |
4/1/20 12:44 PM