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RURAL SEYMOUR — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has announced new restrictions on livestock auctions. The announcement came Thursday after a trotting horse auction in Seymour with hundreds in attendance from multiple states was allowed to take place.

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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. At a press conference Monday, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and public health officials said they’re relying on hospitalization data to indicate if, and when, […]

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WASHINGTON — Why does it take so long to get COVID-19 test results? How can we take care of elderly parents? Can Congress work around the president, if necessary, to ramp up production of medical equipment? These were some of the questions Iowans asked Rep. Abby Finkenauer, D-1st District, and state public health officials in […]

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Are you wondering how climate change affects Iowa? Denise Franck will present a free, non-partisan discussion on the facts and potential solutions for the weather crisis affecting Iowans and others around the globe.

Governor Kim Reynolds’ 1-cent sales tax and a bill that addresses violent behavior in school classrooms dominated the conversation at a local forum with Sen. Amy Sinclair and Rep. Jon Thorup.

On Saturday, April 4, the Izaak Walton League is partnering with the US Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Red Rock to provide a certification workshop for anyone interested in becoming a Save Our Streams (SOS) water quality monitor.

The Knoxville School District plans to use handheld, two-way radios for day-to-day functions and emergency situations.

A Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District Commissioners meeting will be held Thursday, Feb. 20. The meeting will take place at the USDA Building/NRCS Meeting Room in Knoxville at 8 a.m.

The Marion County Board of Supervisors received bids for the courthouse’s upcoming elevator project during a special session on Jan. 30.

The Marion County Board of Supervisors received updates on the courthouse’s upcoming elevator project during their regular meeting on Jan. 28.

The Knoxville City Council received a presentation on the recommended budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 during the Jan. 20 regular meeting.

The Marion County Board of Supervisors began the first steps of a new courthouse elevator project during a special session on Jan. 6.

Mark Raymie was reappointed as the Marion County Board of Supervisors Chair during the board’s annual organizational meeting on Jan. 2.

New and expanding businesses in Knoxville will soon be able to apply for the city’s revolving loan program following its approval at Monday’s city council meeting.

Two new faces were sworn into the Knoxville School Board at the board’s regular meeting on Nov. 25.

The Knoxville City Council approved the sale of property located at 418 Rock Island Street during its regular meeting on Nov. 18.

On Nov. 12, Commander Curt Froyen called the meeting to order of the American Legion Baty-Tucker Post 168 with 12 members present.

Knoxville will soon see two new apartment complexes and three townhouses after approval by the Knoxville City Council on Oct. 21.

The American Legion Baty-Tucker Post 168 was called to order on October 8 by Commander Curt Froyen with 15 members in attendance.

The Knoxville Community School District Board of Education will hold a regular meeting on Monday, Dec. 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the Board of Education meeting room.

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