Entries by

COVID-19 Updates from Governor Reynolds

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration Tue, 03/31/2020 – 17:25 DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration. The proclamation extends regulatory relief allowing bars and restaurants to provide carry-out or delivery of alcoholic beverages until April 7, 2020. It also […]

COVID-19 Facebook Small Business Grants

Facebook is offering $100 million in cash grants for up to 30,0000 small businesses. The program can be used to help cover operational cost, rent, mortgage, payroll and more. Please follow the link to sign up for their updates. As far as I can tell the application is not available yet. https://www.facebook.com/business/boost/grants?ref=alias

City of Rock Rapids COVID-19 Response – March 13

Dear Residents, In continuing to prioritize the health and safety of all Rock Rapids community members, the City of Rock Rapids in collaboration with Health Services of Lyon County in an effort to prevent the spread of all illnesses in community gatherings, are going to establish social distancing practices for non-essential community events for the […]

Rock Rapids to be finish line on Inaugural Iowa’s Ride

Rock Rapids, Iowa, named the finish town for inaugural Iowa’s Ride bike race. The route for the 1st annual Iowa’s Ride was announced Wednesday, November 27, with Rock Rapids in northwest Iowa as the finishing point for this year’s ride. Iowa’s Ride bike race will move west from Dubuque through northern Iowa towards Rock Rapids […]