Is it safe to visit the dentist during the pandemic?

IS IT SAFE TO VISIT THE DENTIST DURING THE PANDEMIC?

You'll likely notice changes as soon as you enter the office.

Ankeny's AD confirms baseball player tests positive, sophomore team ends season

ANKENY'S AD CONFIRMS BASEBALL PLAYER TESTS POSITIVE, SOPHOMORE TEAM ENDS SEASON

Earlier today, Dowling Catholic High School canceled the remainder of the softball and baseball season when a coach received a false...

 
 
 
Iowa COVID-19 survivor says while the fight was a blur, she almost didn't make it

IOWA COVID-19 SURVIVOR SAYS WHILE THE FIGHT WAS A BLUR, SHE ALMOST DIDN'T MAKE IT

Mary Penaflor left the hospital two months ago and said her recovery is hard to remember.

'What a hero': Iowa man uses Ring camera to tell family their home was on fire

'WHAT A HERO': IOWA MAN USES RING CAMERA TO TELL FAMILY THEIR HOME WAS ON FIRE

When the Ware family was gone for the Fourth of July, a fire broke out in their garage. A passerby called 911 and used the Ring security...

 
 
 
County auditors brace for high demand for absentee ballots

COUNTY AUDITORS BRACE FOR HIGH DEMAND FOR ABSENTEE BALLOTS

Absentee ballot requests opened this week.

Officials issue statewide alert for missing Waterloo man

OFFICIALS ISSUE STATEWIDE ALERT FOR MISSING WATERLOO MAN

Anyone who has information about his location is asked to call local police.

 
 
 
Wednesday evening muggy, slow to cool

WEDNESDAY EVENING MUGGY, SLOW TO COOL

Chief Meteorologist Kurtis Gertz has the latest forecast.

Ankeny long-term care facility reports COVID-19 outbreak

ANKENY LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY REPORTS COVID-19 OUTBREAK

According to the state's COVID-19 website, Sunny View Care Center in Ankeny reported 32 cases of the virus.

 
 
 
Iowa got free masks from Taiwan and companies, filings show

IOWA GOT FREE MASKS FROM TAIWAN AND COMPANIES, FILINGS SHOW

In all, Gov. Kim Reynolds accepted pandemic-related supplies with an estimated total value of $1.33 million as gifts to the state....

Domestic violence survivor helps others through senior project

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SURVIVOR HELPS OTHERS THROUGH SENIOR PROJECT

Some items are hard to find because of COVID-19, so Aubriana Rickett stepped up to help.

 
 
 
Dowling cancels baseball and softball season after false negative COVID-19 case

DOWLING CANCELS BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL SEASON AFTER FALSE NEGATIVE COVID-19 CASE

Dowling Catholic High School Athletic Director Tom Wilson has canceled the remainder of the baseball and softball season after learning...

Ordinance requiring people to stand during national anthem should be repealed, Sacramento mayor says

ORDINANCE REQUIRING PEOPLE TO STAND DURING NATIONAL ANTHEM SHOULD BE REPEALED, SACRAMENTO MAYOR SAYS

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg is calling on city leaders to repeal a 92-year-old city ordinance that requires people to stand...

 
 
 
Dangerous heat Wednesday afternoon

DANGEROUS HEAT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

The latest KCCI weather forecast.

Iowa's public universities share concerns over international student restrictions

IOWA'S PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES SHARE CONCERNS OVER INTERNATIONAL STUDENT RESTRICTIONS

International students face new regulations ahead of the fall semester.

 
 
 
Judge orders probation for Iowa businessman in assault case

JUDGE ORDERS PROBATION FOR IOWA BUSINESSMAN IN ASSAULT CASE

A judge ordered probation Wednesday for a well-known Iowa businessman with deep ties to the Republican Party, saying he failed to show...

Polk County cooling centers closed due to pandemic

POLK COUNTY COOLING CENTERS CLOSED DUE TO PANDEMIC

The weather has been dangerously hot this week, but the Polk County Health Department will not open any of its cooling centers.

 
 
 
Windsor Heights closes City Hall after employee contracts COVID-19

WINDSOR HEIGHTS CLOSES CITY HALL AFTER EMPLOYEE CONTRACTS COVID-19

Windsor Heights officials said Wednesday that City Hall will be closed to the public until further notice after a city employee tested...

Iowa surpasses 32,000 COVID-19 cases, 7 additional deaths reported

IOWA SURPASSES 32,000 COVID-19 CASES, 7 ADDITIONAL DEATHS REPORTED

Iowa Department of Public Health data shows Iowa has surpassed 32,000 positive coronavirus cases.

 
 
 
Can your boss make you wear a mask? Yes, says employment attorney

CAN YOUR BOSS MAKE YOU WEAR A MASK? YES, SAYS EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEY

What workers can expect as they return to the office in a pandemic

Iowa group making and giving away thousands of masks

IOWA GROUP MAKING AND GIVING AWAY THOUSANDS OF MASKS

An organization is giving away thousands of free masks in Iowa.

 
 
 



‘Glee' actress Naya Rivera is missing after renting a boat with 4-year-old...

‘Glee' actress Naya Rivera is missing after renting a boat with 4-year-old son in Lake Piru

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Country band Lady A files suit against Black singer with same name

Country band Lady A files suit against Black singer with same name

Country group Lady A, which dropped the word “Antebellum,” from their name because of the word's ties to slavery, has filed a lawsuit against a Black singer who has performed... Read more ...

As Trump threatens funding cuts, NH school officials say reopening decisions...

As Trump threatens funding cuts, NH school officials say reopening decisions will be made locally

The White House is recommending that all schools reopen in the fall, with President Donald Trump threatening to withhold federal funds to schools that don't. Read more ...

Health official says Trump rally in Oklahoma is 'likely' source of virus...

Health official says Trump rally in Oklahoma is 'likely' source of virus surge there

Although masks were provided to rally goers, there was no requirement that participants wear them, and most didn't. Read more ...

'What a hero': Passerby uses Ring security camera to let family know their...

'What a hero': Passerby uses Ring security camera to let family know their home was on fire

The Ware family was gone for the Fourth of July when a fire broke out in their garage. Read more ...

Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its 8 schools

Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its 8 schools

The decision affects all sports for the group of schools happening before Jan. 1. Read more ...

Australia halts Hong Kong extradition agreement, expands visa program

Australia halts Hong Kong extradition agreement, expands visa program

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Bed Bath and Beyond is closing 200 stores as quarterly sales tumble nearly 50%

Bed Bath and Beyond is closing 200 stores as quarterly sales tumble nearly 50%

Bed Bath & Beyond plans to shutter around 200 stores over the next two years. On July 8, the company published an investor relations presentation that revealed Bed Bath &... Read more ...

United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

United Airlines will send layoff warnings to 36,000 employees - nearly half of its U.S. staff. Read more ...

Police launch search after Seoul mayor reported missing, leaving 'words like...

Police launch search after Seoul mayor reported missing, leaving 'words like a will'

Law enforcement are trying to locate the mayor of Seoul, after his daughter reported that the city official has gone missing. Mayor Park Won-sun didn't come to work on Thursday... Read more ...