OTTUMWA — With testing yet to rebound from a Thanksgiving and weekend lull, Iowa still added 1,906 new cases of the coronavirus between Monday and Tuesday.

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OTTUMWA — In a 24-hour period, the state added 1,200 new cases of the virus and 28 new deaths in data reported Monday.

OTTUMWA — Testing and new cases of the coronavirus were down according to numbers reported Friday, as testing sites and labs to process them around the state were closed for Thanksgiving.

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College has released the names of the students who were on the college’s academic Honor Roll for the 2020 Fall Term. To be included on the Honor Roll an IHCC student must be enrolled fulltime and have a grade point average for the term of 3.5 or higher on a 4…

OTTUMWA — COVID-19 cases in Wapello County rose by another 29 as of Thursday morning, while neighboring Jefferson County reported a new death.

OTTUMWA — Iowa hit a new record for COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, as case growth continued throughout the state on the heels of the Thanksgiving holiday.

OTTUMWA — The White House Coronavirus Task Force is recommending the state considering pausing extra curricular activities, among other things, as Iowa’s virus spread continues.

OTTUMWA — Nearly five dozen more Wapello County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, as the county’s average of positive tests grew Saturday.

OTTUMWA — Wapello County added another 47 cases of the coronavirus Friday, as virus spread continued across Iowa, including at local nursing homes.

OTTUMWA — Quarantines, even with relaxed guidance, have risen significantly in the Ottumwa Community School District.

MARSHALL, MO — In the first-ever official women’s wrestling meet in school history, Indian Hills split a pair of duals with host Missouri Valley College at Marshall, Missouri on Saturday.

MORAVIA — Several grades within the Moravia Community School District are going virtual, starting Thursday.

CENTERVILLE — The Appanoose County Board of Supervisors again discussed the location of the county's Veterans Affairs office. And again, the topic was tabled.

CENTERVILLE — The Centerville City Administrator hopes the legislature will take notice of the role rural emergency medical services are playing in the COVID-19 pandemic and make it an essential service.

DES MOINES — In a seven-minute prime-time address to Iowans Monday, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced more mitigation rules as the state tries to slow the rampant, exponential spread of the coronavirus.

OTTUMWA — In the last 24 hours, Iowa has added more than 4,800 new cases of the coronavirus — 33 of those in Wapello County and 24 in Appanoose County.

OTTUMWA — As spread of the coronavirus continues at one of the highest paces in the country, there were more than 5,065 new cases in Iowa Friday. Wapello County alone added 68 of those.

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CENTERVILLE — Cases reported at two long-term care facility outbreaks in Appanoose County increased Wednesday, a day after the county seat declared a public health emergency and a local hospital reached capacity.

CENTERVILLE — The Centerville Mayor has declared a public emergency, signing a proclamation to “strongly recommend” mask wearing as the local hospital is now at capacity.

DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds implemented new restrictions Tuesday in response to growing coronavirus cases that are threatening to overwhelm the state's hospital system.

OTTUMWA — There are 10 hospitalized in Wapello County, as another 43 residents tested positive for the virus Saturday.

OTTUMWA — Democratic candidate Rita Hart has traded places with Republican opponent Mariannette Miller-Meeks in the race for U.S. House District 2.

OTTUMWA — All precincts for the second U.S. House district in Iowa have reported their unofficial tally. The result: it's too close to call.

OTTUMWA — Wapello County added 10 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, as the 14-day positivity rate increased to 16.3%.

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