North Iowa Area Business and Church Changes By Town

KIOW – Mix 107.3, KHAM B103.1, and Coloff Media would like to pass along these business and church information changes of hours, closures, office changes, and more; during this time of emergency. If you are a business owner and would like to have your business included in this list please email: kiow@kiow.com. Businesses are listed by the town they are in, if they are in multiple towns, they are listed under each. County buildings are listed under the town the building is located. Churches are below the businesses.

 

Forest City –

Abels Financial Services – Our office has opened to the public by appointment only. Please reach out to us at (641) 585-4099 with any of your needs or concerns.

Bomgaars – Store hours are: Monday – Saturday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm & Sunday normal hours. We are open for walk-in shopping.  Curbside and carryout service at all Bomgaars locations is available. Call ahead with “what you need” and we will have it ready and waiting when you arrive.

City of Forest City – City Hall and all city buildings closed to the public until further notice.

Forest City Chamber – Open for business but closed to pedestrian traffic until further notice.

Waldorf University – All facilities temporarily closed to the general public, including the Louise V Hanson Library and the University Bookstore.

Family Eye Care – Forest City & Garner locations are now open. The Britt location is still closed at this time.

FAVA – Offices are closed to the public until further notice.

Forest City Family Dentistry – Now reopened to the public. If your appointment has been displaced due to Covid-19, please call us at 641-585-4636 to reschedule.

Forest City Food Bank – Open on Mondays from 1-4 PM. Drive-up only. Please stay in your car.

Forest City Public Library – Closed to the public until further notice.

Forest City YMCA – Open 5:30 AM to 6 PM Monday through Friday. 7 AM to Noon on Saturday. 9th graders and older. 50% capacity. 6 foot social distancing will be maintained. Further details are at forestcityymca.org

Forest City Theater – Closed until further notice.

MBT – Drive-thru will remain open at this time. Also, Insurance, Loan and Investment clients will need to make an appointment, as long as they haven’t traveled outside of the area and show no cold or flu symptoms.

Miller Pharmacy – Operating normal business hours. If you need special assistance, such as medicines delivered to your car, just let us know. If you have something we can do to help assist your needs please just ask.

Waldorf University – All facilities temporarily closed to the general public, including the Louise V Hanson Library and the University Bookstore.

Winnebago County Courthouse – County Offices closed to the public until further notice.

Winnebago Industries – Production resumes on Monday, May 18th for certain lines, and Monday, June 1st for the rest.

 

Garner 

City of Garner – All city buildings will be closed to public access until further notice.

Public Library – Closed until further notice.

Family Eye Care – Forest City & Garner locations are now open. The Britt location is still closed at this time.

Hancock County Courthouse – Offices are closed to the public until further notice.

Hancock County ISU Extension – Hancock County Extension is here to serve Iowans. In this unprecedented time, we have been instructed by Iowa State University to work remotely and all events and meetings have been postponed. While our front door is closed, we are still working remotely and we can be reached by email or by leaving a phone message. We will be supporting our community through Facebook so be sure to watch for activities, virtual events, and ideas to help you thrive while practicing social distancing. Reach out, we are still here at Hancock County Extension.

Lake Mills –

FTSB – All FTSB lobbies are closed until further notice. Drive-up locations are open, and all offices are available on an appointment-only basis.

MBT – Drive-thru will remain open at this time. Also, Insurance, Loan and Investment clients will need to make an appointment, as long as they haven’t traveled outside of the area and show no cold or flu symptoms.

Britt –

Bonnie’s Treasures – Closed until further notice.

Family Eye Care – Britt location is closed until June 1st. If you have an eye emergency, call the office for the emergency number.

FTSB – All FTSB lobbies are closed until further notice. Drive-up locations are open, and all offices are available on an appointment-only basis.

Britt Area Food Bank – Open Monday’s from 1-4 pm. Stay in your car until directed into the food bank. Only 2 family members allowed. Clients can come twice during March & April. Do not use cloth bags.

Buffalo Center –

FTSB – All FTSB lobbies are closed until further notice. Drive-up locations are open, and all offices are available on an appointment-only basis.

Weaver’s Leather Store – is now closed due to the Governor’s orders. They are still in the shop and will arrange a pick-up time for current repairs, new repairs, and new items. Please call 641-562-2992

Thompson – 

Public Library – Closed until further notice.

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Churches

Bethany Lutheran Church of Thompson – All services and activities canceled until further notice

First Reformed Church of Buffalo Center – All services and activities canceled until further notice.

Immanuel Lutheran Church of Forest City – Worship and activities are online at immanuelfamily.com

Lutheran Church of Hope – Forest City Local –  services on Sundays at multiple times at  https://www.lutheranchurchofhope.org/west-des-moines/hopeonline/

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Leland – Food Pantry is open normal hours on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 6:30 pm with drive through service for pre-packaged bags only until further notice.

Salem Lutheran Church of Lake Mills – All services and activities canceled until further notice.

St. John’s Lutheran Church of rural Garner – Church will resume on Sunday, May 10th. No Sunday School or Adult Bible Study

United Methodist Church of Crystal Lake – All services and activities canceled until further notice.

United Methodist Church of Forest City – All services and activities canceled until further notice. Office open regular hours.

West Prairie Lutheran Church of Leland – All activities canceled until further notice.

Winnebago Lutheran Church of rural Lake Mills – All activities canceled until further notice.

Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church of Garner – All activities canceled until further notice.

 

 

 

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