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In the rapidly changing environment and evolving restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Northeast Iowa Community College remains committed to protecting the health, safety and well-being of our students, employees and visitors. We are implementing the next phase of our pandemic plan:

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Iowa Egg Council announces a virtual Easter egg hunt and coloring contest. Due to COVID-19 Easter egg hunts have been canceled throughout the state and the country. Iowa Egg Council wants to keep the tradition and spirit alive for children and is encouraging kids and their families to visit …

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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. There have been a total of 8,764 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.

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Governor Kim Reynolds announced an expansion of the Public Health Disaster Emergency Proclamation that is currently in place for the state of Iowa during a press conference April 2.

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Cascade High alumna Rachel McDermott hoped to go places when she moved on to Iowa State University (ISU) in Ames to major in elementary education-special education.

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If you’ve noticed the windows of Cascade homes and businesses recently raining rainbows, only to see them overtaken by teddy bears, you’re not alone.

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Not just during times of national crisis, but always there for Cascade residents in need of its services, the Cascade Food Pantry is not only open its normal hours of operation during the COVID-19 pandemic but adding additional hours of service.

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The Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging (NEI3A) reminds residents in the Cascade area who are 60 years of age or older, that the organization is continuing to provide its services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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They’re there for you on your best days and your worst, finely tuned in to your emotional states to know when’s a good time to nudge you for a walk, and when their quiet presence in your lap is just what’s needed to help you cope with life’s endless challenges.

Addison Curoe works on her chalk art in solitude in front of the Aquin Little Angels Early Childhood Center, March 24, as the children got outside for some fresh air. 

They’re there for you on your best days and your worst, finely tuned in to your emotional states to know when’s a good time to nudge you for a walk, and when their quiet presence in your lap is just what’s needed to help you cope with life’s endless challenges.

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Two additional cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Jones County. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), the individuals, one in the age range of 18-40 years and one in the age range of 41-60 years, are self-isolating at home.

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A case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Jones County. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), the individual, in the age range of 18-40 years, is self-isolating at home.

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The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 88 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 424 positive cases. There have been a total of 6,162 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.

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They’re there for you on your best days and your worst, finely tuned in to your emotional states to know when’s a good time to nudge you for a walk, and when their quiet presence in your lap is just what’s needed to help you cope with life’s endless challenges.

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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. There have been a total of 5,013 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.

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At first glance, the symptoms of COVID-19 don’t appear menacing. Most people have had colds or influenza in the past and had to deal with dry coughs, fevers and feeling rundown. Those are also the most common symptoms of the coronavirus.

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The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 64 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 298 positive cases (a previously identified positive case in Black Hawk County is not from Iowa). There have been a total of 4,375 negative tests to date, whi…

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The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 56 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 235 positive cases. There have been a total of 3,740 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.

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Iowa’s Area Agencies on Aging are at the frontline of meeting the needs of older Iowans, adults with disabilities, and family caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Older adults are at the highest risk for serious COVID-19 illness due to age-related changes in immune systems and, for some,…

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With many local businesses being forced to alter how they provide their services, and sit-down eating establishments being ordered by Gov. Kim Reynolds to curtail food sales unless done either as drive-thru or pick-up only, the phrase “business as usual” is going to sound exceptionally sweet…

While in-person attendance was discouraged, Cascade residents had two different options at their disposal when it came to staying informed about what went on during Monday’s city council meeting, while still practicing social distancing.

While the owners of Honey Creek Dairy, west of Edgewood, are using state-of-the-art equipment for their dairy operation, they also have a solid base in cow comfort that began from generations of dairymen who farmed before them.

It’s not often that a speaker encourages the audience to frequently leave their seats during a presentation, but for Keri Byrum, the act was central to her message.

If teaching and shaping young minds were easy, there would be more people staying up until the wee hours of the morning grading homework assignments and preparing lesson plans. A successful teacher doesn’t “get a job” as much as he or she answers a calling — and it’s not a calling every adul…