Today, March 28, 2020 Governor Kelly issued Executive Order No. 20-16, establishing a statewide Stay Home order effective 12:01 AM Monday, March 30, 2020 to remain in force until rescinded, April 19, 2020 or until the statewide state of disaster emergency proclaimed on March 12, 2020 relatin…
This week, the City of Hiawatha released the following guidance about water bills, along with reminders that city property is closed to the public — including parks and playgrounds. In addition, city officials reminded there is not a way to sanitize playground equipment and that the virus ca…
Given the constantly-changing nature of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency, there is a nonstop amount of information to consider. As such, the following are changes to City operations until further notice, as well as information to assist you with these changes. All is done in an effort to…
Closures and directives have been coming from the State government level at a rapid pace in recent days, as efforts to limit the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic continue across the country.
(The Center Square) – As of March 31, 30 of the 50 states have issued stay-at-home orders to residents. Although the names of the orders – shelter-in-place, stay-at-home, stay home, stay safe – vary from state to state, they include at least two common elements: the closure of nonessential businesses and requesting all residents to stay home except for essential trips.
(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump said Tuesday that a surge is coming in the spread of the novel coronavirus that has infected more than 160,000 Americans and killed more than 3,700, but urged everyone to follow federal guidelines so the country can end the pandemic.
(The Center Square) – New projections from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluations forecasts the U.S. will reach its peak for daily COVID-19 deaths in mid-April.
(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump on Monday said the next 30 days will be vital in the country's fight against COVID-19 while also announcing the U.S. has tested more than a million Americans for the disease.
(The Center Square) – Critics are crying foul over the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act for putting the nation further into debt to fund programs that have nothing to do with the coronavirus, including $25 million in salary and expense increases for U.S. House members and $60 million for NASA.
A 16-year-old Hiawatha teen was killed in an early morning crash Sunday and three other teenagers remain hospitalized in serious to critical conditions.
Weather conditions are rapidly deteriorating this morning and the Brown County Sheriff is issuing a travel advisory.
Jan. 14 to Jan. 20, 2019
After a full day of testimony in a preliminary hearing in Brown County District Court Wednesday, a 28-year-old Hiawatha woman has been bound over for arraignment on charges of murder in the first degree.
Effective Thursday, March 19, 2020, Brown County will be limiting public access to Brown County departments and offices to take preventative measures designed to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus illness. We are making arrangements to adjust services to be in the best interest of the empl…
The Brown County Sheriff has reported recent scams relating to the COVID-19 emergency.