(Des Moines) -- Third District Congresswoman Cindy Axne recently held a virtual roundtable with Iowa businesses and organizations to discuss how they will be impacted by the cancellation of the 2020 Iowa State Fair.
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(Washington) -- Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne believes the nation's firefighters, EMTs and other medical first responders aren't being adequately compensated for COVID-19 related situations.
(Steamboat Rock) -- Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds says the state will use $7 million of its federal COVID-19 relief money to help bolster the renewable fuels industry in the state.
(KMAland) -- The COVID-19 pandemic could create a drastic drop in 2020 crop revenues, according to a new analysis from the National Corn Growers Association.
(KMAland) -- Small and rural businesses across the country are adapting to the new normal and using digital tools to help their businesses survive the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
(Washington, D.C.) -- More than 20 million boxes of food have been distributed through USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program, which supports American farmers and families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
(Red Oak) -- Like other KMAland school districts, Red Oak's district is "hoping for the best, but planning for the worst" regarding the start of the new school year.
(Shenandoah) -- Shenandoah school officials are preparing for various contingencies entering into the new school year, with COVID-19 still a factor.
(Shenandoah) – Technology and health and safety guidelines are two of the major considerations in formulating the Shenandoah School District’s Return to Learn plan.
(Essex) -- Like most hog producers throughout the country, Essex, Iowa farmer Dennis Liljedahl is trying to make the most out of a challenging situation.
(Jefferson City) -- Some health experts predict a spike in coronavirus cases this fall – putting Missouri K-12 public schools in a potential funding dilemma.
(Des Moines) -- Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has summoned some of the state's top business and industrial leaders to spearhead the state's post-coronavirus recovery.
(Des Moines) -- While coronavirus is still a major health threat in Iowa, Governor Kim Reynolds is pointing toward signs of progress in warding off its spread.
(Clarinda) — A major source of funding for the Page County Secondary Roads Department has not yet felt the effects of COVID-19.
(Clarinda) — Page County’s supervisors are targeting an early-to-mid July reopening date for the county’s courthouse.