DES MOINES — The number of new COVID-19 cases announced Wednesday in Iowa fell slightly from Tuesday’s record, but it remained near triple digits.
To stay in the holiday spirit, local businesses and homes throughout the community are displaying colorful, handmade Easter eggs and bunnies in windows for families to “hunt” amidst social distancing.
After moving to block 3M's exports and lambasting the company on Twitter, President Donald Trump said Monday he has reached a deal with 3M to provide millions of protective masks.
In response to the new proclamation that Governor Reynolds signed on April 6, the city of Knoxville will close the following public facilities until April 30.
Living Word Fellowship in Knoxville will hold online services on Good Friday at 7 p.m. and Easter Sunday at 10 a.m. on Facebook LIVE.
On Monday, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds held firm her position against declaring a statewide mandated shelter-in-place order, though state officials continue to request citizens only venture out of their homes when necessary.
While most of us enjoy it fresh, celery also goes well into a cooked meal. Low in calories, the crunchy vegetable has only 16 calories. Nutritionally, it is a source of fiber, potassium, vitamins A and C and is known for its anti-inflammatory qualities.
IOWA CITY — Caitlyn Shilling of Knoxville, a student in the University of Iowa’s Carver College of Medicine, was one of five soon-to-be graduates who recently joined the ranks of storied UI Department of Internal Medicine students like Dr. Judy Streit, Dr. Pete Snyder and Dr. Will Zeitler as…
A positive case of COVID-19 has been reported in Marion County, according to a press release from the Marion County Joint Information Center (JIC).
DES MOINES - The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 85 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 699 positive cases.
Effective Friday, April 3, the city of Knoxville and Knoxville Community School District closed all public playgrounds and structures within city limits to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
KNOXVILLE — Three Weiler employees are doing their part to assist local healthcare providers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this time of COVID-19, Nearwood Winery & Vineyards is calling on the community to show thanks for the medical teams in our regional hospital and clinics that sacrifice so much for the community.
A federal judge issued a strongly worded rebuke to Iowa state officials Tuesday, saying they were “torturing” the youth housed at the Boys State Training School in Eldora.
As the state of Iowa continues to see a shortage of medical supplies needed to combat COVID-19, local hospitals say they’re prepared for a potential outbreak in Marion County.
On March 27, Knoxville Hospital & Clinics announced patients can now schedule virtual appointments, allowing patients to “see” their primary care providers without leaving their homes.
The 2019 Knoxville Community Survey found that more than half of respondents were satisfied with the quality of life in the city, and more than 80 percent were satisfied with the city’s public safety, library and cemetery departments.
The Knoxville Community School District on March 26 reached 478 meals served to students during school closures. All people handing out meals are volunteers, and meals are prepared by the district’s food service employees.
Pella Christian Grade School’s Spanish Immersion Program is encouraging and challenging its students to broaden their understanding of the world.
DES MOINES - The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 38 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 336 positive cases.
IOWA CITY – Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement on March 27 after the House passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, which is the third piece of legislation to combat the COVID-19 illness.
WASHINGTON — A $2 trillion bill to aid workers, health care providers and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic is now law after passage in the U.S. House and President Trump’s approval on Friday. Many House members reconvened in Washington to approve the 880-page measure, which stands to be the largest economic aid package in U.S. history. […]
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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Thursday she has extended her emergency COVID-19 response order an additional week, until April 7, and added to the list of businesses that must close. Her new order suspended elective and non-essential dental, orthodontic and medical procedures that can be delayed. That part of the order is effective at 5 […]
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate late Wednesday night approved a $2 trillion spending bill that aims to provide economic relief for workers and businesses and to aid hospitals and states reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic. The chamber voted 96-0 to pass the bill in an unusual display of bipartisanship. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, who tested […]
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Iowa reported 21 additional positive cases of COVID-19 Wednesday morning, for a total of 145 positive cases. The Iowa Department of Public Health says that of the 107 cases now being tracked, 71 have never — at least yet — been hospitalized; 23 are currently hospitalized; 12 have been discharged from the hospital and are […]
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The novel coronavirus has us all on edge. Thus we want to fill you in on how the Knoxville Journal-Express staff is hard at work covering the story locally to inform you with accurate and timely news about the disease.
Recent closures to stop the spread of COVID-19 throughout the state have left small business owners with uncertainty, fear and unanswered questions. But strong community support has given them hope.
DES MOINES – Governor Reynolds announced on March 23 the launch of a new Iowa Small Business Relief Program that will provide financial assistance to small businesses that have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Weiler employees manufacturing face shields for KHC
- First positive COVID-19 case reported in Marion County
- Additional COVID-19 case confirmed in Marion County
- Indiana official to local government: Don't mess with Second Amendment during COVID-19 crisis
- Federal judge says state ‘tortures’ children at Eldora home
- Vermeer confirms employee tested positive for COVID-19
- Man charged with damaging jail cell
- Marion County Sheriff Report
- Local hospitals say they're prepared for COVID-19 outbreak
- KCSD extends school closures to April 30