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The events of the last several months have already impacted local businesses and individuals in more ways than we could ever have anticipated. Being a local business ourselves, we want to be here for our fellow business owners in this time of difficulty. When many people think of their local radio station, they think of […]

Diamond Vogel and Keep Iowa Beautiful Announce Keokuk’s Great River Players and Montrose Riverfront as 2020 Grant Awards (March 23, 2020) – Diamond Vogel and Keep Iowa Beautiful announced the grant awards for the 2020 Paint Iowa Beautiful program. The program provides free paint to a wide variety of public service projects throughout Iowa. Keokuk’s […]

The following was announced to the media today via the Chicago Tribune Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to issue a “shelter-in-place” order for the entire state starting Saturday, essentially commanding residents to stay in their homes as the officials take drastic measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus, sources told the Tribune. Pritzker is expected […]

Blessing Health Systems in Quincy released and confirmed the first positive case of COVID-19 by the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Adams County Health Department this afternoon. The individual is a male in his 30’s to 40’s who was tested after recent travel exposure. He was tested at Blessing Hospital on Saturday March […]

For Immediate Release via Lee County Emergency Management Coordinator Steve Cirinna Businesses and organizations are urged to donate personal protective equipment, or PPE, by contacting their local the county emergency management agency. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is encouraging Iowa businesses and organizations to donate extra personal protective equipment to assist health care […]

Press Release – March 18, 2020 City of Montrose Announces Closures Due to COVID-19 In accordance with directives and recommendations from Governor Reynolds, the Iowa Department of Public Health, and the Center for Disease Control the City of Montrose effective Wednesday, March 18, will close the Montrose Library, the Ivor Fowler Community Center, and the […]

The following statement has been put out by the University of Iowa: Dear members of the UI community, Now that we have received word of community spread in Iowa and Johnson County in particular, the University of Iowa, in coordination with the Board of Regents and the state, is taking additional steps to help mitigate […]

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