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Past articles by Des:

Gov. Kim Reynolds lifts 50 percent capacity limits at Iowa businesses

Gov. Kim Reynolds said businesses like restaurants, bars and theaters will still be required to maintain 6 feet of distance between customer groups. → Read More

Police clash with protestors, spray tear gas after bricks hit cars

Just before 8 p.m., protestors appeared to throw bricks at police cars, prompting officers in riot gear to push against protestors. → Read More

Watch: Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds provides coronavirus update at Wednesday briefing

Gov. Kim Reynolds will provide Wednesday's update on the state's efforts against coronavirus at 11 a.m. → Read More

Watch live: Gov. Kim Reynolds is expected to ease more coronavirus-related restrictions during her briefing Tuesday

After allowing some businesses to resume some services last week, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds is expected to loosen more coronavirus-related restrictions on Tuesday. → Read More

Watch: Gov. Kim Reynolds to hold Thursday news conference on how Iowa is handling the coronavirus pandemic

Gov. Kim Reynolds will update the state its result to the coronavirus pandemic a day after defending her decision to reopen part of the state Friday. → Read More

Watch: Gov. Kim Reynolds to hold coronavirus news conference a day after announcing plan to ease restrictions

The counties that can partially reopen either have no confirmed coronavirus activity or have seen a downward trend in positive cases over the past 14 days. → Read More

Kim Reynolds mentions impact of 'warm weather and sun' on coronavirus, referring to new federal study touted by Donald Trump

Reynolds said her point was that researchers are learning more about the virus from new studies. Medical officials say there is no evidence that sunlight should be used as a treatment for the virus. → Read More

Gov. Kim Reynolds will hold her news conference on the coronavirus Thursday morning

Gov. Kim Reynolds will hold her news conference on how the state is handling the coronavirus at the State Emergency Operations Center at 11 Thursday. → Read More

A Cedar Rapids man, an avid cyclist, recalls his harrowing fight to survive COVID-19: 'It's the closest I've ever come to death'

Larry Potter, 65, thought being in excellent physical condition would prevent him from suffering the worst effects of COVID-19. He was wrong. → Read More

Gov. Kim Reynolds to hold briefing on coronavirus as state addresses outbreaks at meatpacking plants, testing gaps

The governor's daily briefing on coronavirus will be at the State Emergency Operations Center in Johnston. → Read More

Two men arrested in Christmas Day fatal shooting in Coralville

The suspects in Coralville's Christmas Day fatal shooting were taken into custody in Kentucky and await extradition to Iowa. → Read More

Iowan who hosted party charged with violating COVID-19 social-distancing rules

A western Iowa man was arrested Wednesday after hosting a party attended by at least 47 people April 3. → Read More

Iowa sheriff pleads not guilty to charge of domestic abuse

A northwest Iowa sheriff pinned a woman to a bed and headbutted an officer before being arrested for domestic abuse Saturday, court records show. → Read More

Iowa's COVID-19 hot spot: 14 residents in Cedar Rapids nursing home have died after battling coronavirus

Heritage Specialty Care, a nursing home that is considered a hot spot for Iowa's COVID-19 cases announced over the weekend 14 out of 60 residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. → Read More

Conviction affirmed for pedestrian mall shooter in 'stand your ground' test

The Iowa Supreme Court found Iowa's 'stand your ground' law covers only civil liability when it affirmed the conviction of an Iowa City man. → Read More

Unemployment claims in Iowa: Another week, another record

Another 67,334 workers filed unemployment claims last week. In the pre-coronavirus era, the single-week record in Iowa was 14,201. → Read More

What University of Iowa doctors are learning about coronavirus — and what more they want to know

Iowa doctors explain testing for the coronavirus, why it spreads rapidly, why summertime may not slow it, and what it will take to end the pandemic. → Read More

The latest: Tyson suspends production at Iowa pork plant; Reynolds orders more businesses closed

Tyson Foods Inc. said Monday it suspended production at its Columbus Junction pork processing plant after identifying “two dozen cases of COVID-19 involving team members.” → Read More

Driver charged with murder after a woman and a dog were killed in a fatal hit-and-run

A pedestrian and a dog were fatally struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run in Des Moines on Sunday morning. The suspect fled, but is in police custody. → Read More

COVID-19 'outbreak' strikes Cedar Rapids long-term care facility, Gov. Kim Reynolds confirms

The facility is also the source of 21 of Linn County’s 71 positive tests for COVID-19, which has the most positive tests for COVID-19 in the state. → Read More