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The following information has been released by the Lee County Health Department: First Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Lee County A case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Lee County. The individual is self-isolating at home.  As Lee County Health Department follows all confidentiality laws, no additional information will be released.  The Iowa […]

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 […]

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