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Rhonda’s House will temporarily close its doors Monday until at least April 30 in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Want to read about your friends and neighbors involved in farming? Check out to read any of the past nine issues of The Eastern Iowa Farmer. Each magazine includes news and feature stories covering everything from soil health initiatives to our local roots and from recipes to pi…

Few activities are better suited for small groups and social distancing than golf, and Springbrook Country Club in DeWitt is doing its part to provide an opportunity for local residents to escape the house and hit the links.

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The New York Times reported this morning that more than half of the people living on this planet are under a stay-at-home order as part of the global effort to combat the spread of COVID-19. That includes most Americans, but a few holdout states, such as Iowa, have stubbornly resisted.

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As health care facilities face shortages of supplies designed to protect their workers from exposure to COVID-19, Quad-Cities area businesses, groups and individuals are demonstrating their caring spirit.

Due to the COVID-19, recommendations from Clinton County Public Health, and Clinton County Emergency Management, the City of DeWitt Parks & Recreation Department is closing all playgrounds and playground equipment effective Friday, April 3.