Child Passenger Safety Week: Deputy Talks Law, Safety

Northwest Iowa — This is Child Passenger Safety Week. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is promoting Child Passenger Safety Week from September 20-26, 2020. The goal is to make sure your child is in the correct car seat, that it’s properly installed and used, and that it’s registered with its manufacturer to ensure you receive important safety updates. Read more

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Week Of 13th – 19th

Statewide Iowa — The number of initial unemployment claims in Iowa, filed between Sunday, September 13th, and Saturday, September 19th was 6,601. There were 5,912 initial claims by individuals who work and live in Iowa, this is opposed to last week’s number of 4,462 so an increase of 1,450 was seen in claims. There were 689 claims by individuals who work in Iowa and live in another state, which is another increase from last week’s  500 claims. The number of continuing weekly unemployment claims for Sept.13-19 was 63,291, a decrease of 2,131 from the previous week. Read more