By now, we all know the current state of the coronavirus in Iowa. We know that the surge that began a month ago is showing no signs of abating. We know that case numbers are up and hospitalizations are up. We know it’s bad and getting worse.
If you had the power to help a stranger, would you do it?
You’re almost there. Just a little farther.
Today’s Times Citizen is special. In addition to locally-reported news and sports stories (and more letters to the editor than usual, thanks to the impending election), the paper includes the 2020 Working Women special section.
It’s so hard to remain vigilant right now.
We’ve never been shy about our belief in the importance of local media, especially in local newspapers. Some may call us biased in that belief, but it’s not about self-preservation; it’s about community preservation.
It’s election season, but if you’ve turned on a television or radio, or checked the mail in the last month, you’re well aware of that fact. Maybe you’re even trying to avoid it. But there’s no avoiding this election, just like there’s no denying its importance.
Whether or not you support Iowa’s decision to reopen schools for in-person education while the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, it’s impossible to argue that our students and educators haven’t risen to the challenge.
There was an outpouring of disappointment and nostalgia after the Iowa Falls Pizza Hut closed its doors last week.
Reliable and complete information is vital to making decisions. Data and metrics are what Gov. Kim Reynolds said she and public health advisors have been using to decide when and where to open or close bars and other establishments in the age of COVID-19. But when certain data and metrics ar…
In March this year, the Hardin County Board of Supervisors approved a new commercial tax rebate policy. Through the program, businesses that increase the value of their property and add jobs can receive tax abatements. In announcing its creation, county Economic Development Director Angela D…
Last week state leaders confirmed what some Iowans had long suspected: that the COVID-19 data being reported to the public and used by educators and parents to determine whether students should return to school in person, was flawed.