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Marlene (Luppen) Brooks

Marlene (Luppen) Brooks, 79, of Britt passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at Hancock County Health Systems in Britt. Graveside services for Marlene Brooks will be held Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 1:00 PM at […]

Coronavirus

Plasma Donors Can Help Current COVID-19 Patients

There’s an incredible new opportunity for recovered COVID-19 patients to help their community. In coordination with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Red Cross is seeking people who are fully recovered from COVID-19 to sign up to donate […]

Coronavirus

Ernst on Iowa Farmers During the Pandemic

by Senator Joni Ernst If there’s one thing I know about Iowa farmers, it’s that they’re resilient. Growing up on my family’s hog, corn and soybean farm in southwest Iowa, I’ve seen firsthand how tough our […]

Coronavirus

U. S. Treasury Modifies Employee Retention Tax Credit Eligibility for Employers Providing Health Benefits for Furloughed Employees

Following requests from bipartisan members of Congress, including Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), the Treasury Department today modified its decision to bar employers that continue providing health insurance to furloughed workers from claiming […]