While Governor Kim Reynolds issued a new proclamation that includes lessening restrictions on spiritual and religious gatherings, it is possible some churches will continue to hold online or other services. However, the News Telegraph is going back to its full page schedule, and encourages p…

GUTHRIE COUNTY — An accident on Highway 44 in Guthrie County resulted in the death of a Coon Rapids woman and injured two others on Saturday, May 23.

CASS COUNTY – Deputies at the Cass County Sheriff’s Office are encouraging people to stay off the any wet dirt roads in the cunty, and asking anyone who sees individuals damaging the road to report it as offenders can be charged to repair the road. Officials with the Cass County Engineer’s O…

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Normally this time of the year, graduation ceremonies in May mark the last time high school seniors will be together with their classmates, all in one place at the same time.

The list is long as it is extensive, but the FAQ list issued Tuesday afternoon to coaches and administrators regarding the summer baseball and softball season answers key questions.

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AMES – Iowa State University’s athletic director said he “fully anticipates” playing football this fall, and the first home game of the season will be on time Sept. 5.

Shon Lamont Young, 55, of Atlantic, was charged with operating while intoxicated (a serious misdemeanor) after an accident at Lake Anita State Park on Saturday, May 23. At about 8:07 p.m. depu…

Pictured above are teachers from the Jack and Jill Preschool during a recent red carpet event outside the Nishna Valley Family YMCA to celebrate moms on Mother’s Day. From left are Leslie Haynes, Veronica McKee, Nikki Bricker, Wendy Ellison and Natalie Lampe.

GUTHRIE COUNTY — An accident on Highway 44 in Guthrie County resulted in the death of a Coon Rapids woman and injured two others on Saturday, May 23.

ATLANTIC – The Atlantic Chamber received $2,000 worth of gift cards as part of a $200,000 donation from Fareway Stores, Inc. to Iowa Chamber of Commerce Executives (ICCE. Donations are given to chambers in communities with Fareway stores. They will be given to small businesses in the Atlanti…

DES MOINES -Unemployment claims in Iowa took another big jump last week with the health care and manufacturing sectors beginning to feel the effects of the economic slowdown from the COVID-19 pandemic.

In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we will be closing our office at 3 p.m. each day. The office will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily for regular business and we can be reached by phone, mail or email.

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AUDUBON COUNTY — On Monday, May 25, the Iowa Department of Public Health and Audubon County Public Health reported an additional case of COVID-19 in Audubon County, bringing the county’s total cases to 12, with 10 recovered and one death. The latest case was an individual ages 61-80. In addi…

Michigan voters in November 2018 passed a ballot measure that legalized cannabis for recreational use, making the Great Lakes State the first in the Midwest to do so. The state’s retail cannabis market opened in late 2019 and within the first two weeks yielded $3.1 million in sales. By Jan. 2, 2020, that had reached $6.5 million.

Sorting through all the latest health fads, trends and research-based health information can be as stressful and overwhelming as shopping for a new car. You want to avoid getting swindled into something that isn’t right for you, and you want to ensure that what you’re investing in actually works and provides the biggest bang for your buck.

Police around the nation and law enforcement experts on Thursday broadly condemned the way George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis police custody this week, was restrained by an officer who dug his knee into the man's neck, saying no circumstances warrant such a dangerous technique.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House took the unusual step on Thursday of deciding not to release an updated economic forecast as planned this year, a fresh sign of the administration's anxiety about how the coronavirus has ravaged the nation just months before the election.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration may soon expel thousands of Chinese graduate students enrolled at U.S. universities and impose other sanctions against Chinese officials in the latest signs of tensions between Washington and Beijing that are raging over trade, the coronavirus pande…

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. chief on Thursday warned the largest gathering of world leaders since the coronavirus pandemic began that it will cause “unimaginable devastation and suffering around the world,” with historic levels of hunger and famine and up to 1.6 billion people unable to e…

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — As daylight drained from the sky in Brazil’s capital, dozens of cars formed a line, all filled with passengers set to indulge in one of the few diversions allowed in the age of social distancing: a film at the drive-in.

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince William has admitted he’s found being a parent overwhelming at times and that the “life-changing” experience of having children brought back the trauma he experienced following the death of his mother, Princess Diana.

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Normally this time of the year, graduation ceremonies in May mark the last time high school seniors will be together with their classmates, all in one place at the same time.

“You, Lord, are my portion, my cup; You control my destiny.”