Weather Alert

COVID-19


Mason City School Board to consider mask mandate, Clear Lake School Board says no mandate for now

MASON CITY — The Mason City School Board is asking for the public’s input regarding wearing masks…

Back to in-person school and masks? Some Iowa kids may not be coping well

DES MOINES — The pandemic’s been rough on some Iowa kids, many of whom are back to…

Report finds increase in Iowa obesity rate

DES MOINES — A new report finds Iowa’s adult obesity rate rose significantly from 2019 to 2020…

Three more COVID-related deaths in north-central Iowa as number of cases continues to climb

MASON CITY — More north-central Iowans tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week compared to the…

Local health officials “in limbo” waiting for details on distributing COVID booster doses

MASON CITY — President Joe Biden has said that COVID-19 vaccine boosters would be available to all fully…

ISEA hails judge’s order blocking ban on school mask mandates

DES MOINES — Iowa State Education Association president Mike Beranek says it is a “welcome relief” to…

Ethics complaints over GOP votes for mask mandate ban dismissed

DES MOINES — An Iowa Senate committee has dismissed complaints against Republican senators who voted to ban…

Iowa judge denies woman’s request to halt state mask ban law

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state court judge has declined to halt enforcement of an Iowa…

State seeing some issues in turnaround for COVID tests

DES MOINES — As the rate of new COVID-19 infections remains high in Iowa, the state’s top…

Reynolds says Biden’s vaccine rules will worsen workforce shortage

DES MOINES — Governor Kim Reynolds says the president’s new Covid vaccine rules for federal workers, health…



Connect With Us Listen To Us On