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Iowa bars ready to reopen

CEDAR RAPIDS — Rick Martin couldn’t celebrate his 75th birthday at his favorite hangout, but plans to make up for that when the Red Lion Lounge opens this Thursday, May 28. “I’m tickled to death,” said the Navy veteran, who served two tours in Vietnam. “We have a lot of good friends down here that […]

Iowa governor orders bars, restaurants, ...

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a public health disaster emergency on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, requiring restaurants, fitness centers, casinos and other venues to close as of noon. The disaster emergency activates the public health response and recovery aspects of the State Disaster Emergency Plan, in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Restaurants can still offer […]