Reynolds takes ‘first step’ to reopening Iowa, as the state sets new one-day records for COVID-19 cases, deaths

On the same day the Iowa Department of Public Health reported one-day records for both new COVID-19 cases and deaths caused by the virus, Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation she called the “first step” in “reopening Iowa.” Relaxing restrictions “Today I’m announcing that, effective Monday, Iowa health systems, health care providers may begin the […]

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Iowa City Farmers Market opening will be delayed

The opening day of the Iowa City Farmers Market is being pushed back due to the COVID-19 emergency. Instead of opening in the first week of May, as it traditionally does, the market is now scheduled to open on Saturday, June 6, the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department announced on Wednesday. “The decision is […]

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LV Recommends: Avanti Foods

For over a decade, Avanti Foods has had a presence in Chauncey Swan Ramp for the Iowa City Farmers Market, ready to go by 7 a.m. on Saturdays with a cooler full of over 30 assorted cheeses. The Avanti booth is always well-stocked with staples — mozzarella, Havarti (try the dill, green olive or jalapeño varieties) and various cheddars and Monterey Jack cheeses. […]

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