Other stories from across the region

(Lincoln) -- Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is urging people who visited the Lake of the Ozarks during the Memorial Day weekend to stay home if they experience COVID-19 symptoms.

(Jefferson City, MO)  --  Missouri’s secretary of state has certified an initiative petition which seeks to put Medicaid expansion before the state’s voters in November.

(Jefferson City, MO) -- Missouri’s new goal is to complete 7500 tests for COVID-19 each day. Governor Mike Parson describes a three-prong approach using box-in outbreaks, sentinel testing and community sampling. Box-in testing involves going to a location where there has been at least one po…

(Des Moines, IA) -- Within 10 days, the majority of businesses and facilities Governor Kim Reynolds ordered to close in March will have been allowed to reopen, under new pandemic-related guidelines. Reynolds says critics of her decisions fail to acknowledge the distress that closures placed …

(Lincoln, NE) -- State health officials reported five additional deaths from COVID-19 in Nebraska yesterday. There are now 143 deaths from the virus in the state, and 11-thousand-425 confirmed cases. The Department of Health and Human Services says 43-percent of hospital beds and 77-percent …

(Des Moines, IA) -- The Memorial Day weekend start to the camping season looked to be dampened like a lot of other things until the announcement that coronavirus restrictions would be lifted early. Department of Natural Resources director, Kayla Lyon, made the announcement at the governor's …