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Mayor stresses “stay home,” says to expect more COVID-19 cases in Iowa
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Mayor stresses “stay home,” says to expect more COVID-19 cases in Iowa

Spencer officials believe that an increase in the availability of tests for COVID-19 will result in more cases being confirmed across the state. “We will no doubt see increased cases in the state of Iowa,” Mayor Kevin Robinson said Friday in a live town hall on Facebook. “This is due to, again, more testing being...

COVID-19: Updates from city, state, federal public health officials
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COVID-19: Updates from city, state, federal public health officials

Here are the latest updates from local, state and federal government officials about the new coronavirus and COVID-19 disease outbreak. As of March 27, the Iowa Department of Public Health has reported zero confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Clay County. One confirmed case has been reported in Dickinson County, its first. There have been 235...

COVID-19 case confirmed in Dickinson County
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COVID-19 case confirmed in Dickinson County

Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake has confirmed a case of COVID-19 in Dickinson County after a man between the ages of 61 and 80 was diagnosed today. This is the first confirmed case in Dickinson County and the first of any counties neighboring Clay County. The hospital staff stated the man is stable, getting...

Listen to Episode 1 of the Spencer Weekly podcast
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Listen to Episode 1 of the Spencer Weekly podcast

The first episode of Spencer Weekly, a news podcast about our community, dropped today. Our first guests were Nicholas Applegate and Lucas Kline of The Iowa Project Brewing Company. The brewery is one of the Grand Avenue happenings that a ton of people are keeping tabs on. In Spencer Weekly’s first episode, Kevin, Andy and...

Many Spencer restaurants continue delivery, to-go, drive-thru options following governor’s health emergency declaration
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Many Spencer restaurants continue delivery, to-go, drive-thru options following governor’s health emergency declaration

Spencer restaurants and coffee shops are getting the word out about how their operations will be affected by a health emergency declared today by Gov. Kim Reynolds. The health emergency, issued to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Iowa, ordered the closures of many businesses, including dining areas of restaurants and bars, at noon Tuesday....

Reynolds issues health emergency that orders closures, prohibits gatherings of 10 or more
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Reynolds issues health emergency that orders closures, prohibits gatherings of 10 or more

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynods has issued a state of public health disaster emergency effective at noon today until April 16 that implements steps requiring social distancing and limiting community spread of COVID-19. According to a press release from the governor’s office, those steps include temporary requirements that restaurants move to drive-thru, take out and delivery...

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