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Nick Kruszalnicki

Nick Kruszalnicki joined KIMT in the summer of 2019.

Title: Multimedia journalist

Nick Kruszalnicki joined KIMT in the summer of 2019. He works in Mason City.

Recent Posts by Nick Kruszalnicki

Regional medical coordination center to be established in Mason City

The center will compile and distribute data related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mason City Fire Department leasing building to act as second fire station

The city wants to keep their EMS crews separated from the other firefighters in case someone catches coronavirus.

North Iowa Dr. on state of health care: 'We have to continue taking care of people'

Dr. Charity Baker is concerned that the medical field's focus on coronavirus could be detrimental to those who need help for other conditions.

How do officials determine coronavirus numbers by county?

The state health departments compile the data and send the counts back to the individual counties.

Businesses adapting to alcohol carry out policy

What was illegal for many years, is now a new freedom granted by state governments to provide a little relief during the coronavirus pandemic.

First responders facing challenges in getting personal protective equipment

Suppliers are in back order, so police, fire and EMTs are trading supplies to get through.

Child custody challenges during coronavirus pandemic

Officials say the health and welfare of the children should be the number one priority.

Auto shop revs up production of 3D printed face shields

Nelson Tire and Auto in Charles City is putting their 3D printer to work making face shields for first responders.

Neighbors incorporate social distancing into impromptu block party

It can be a real balancing act during these times. Staying social with friends, family and neighbors, while making sure to protect everyone from the spread of coronavirus.

Coronavirus research tool has ties to Clear Lake

Cory Gerdts works for Protein BioSolutions, which manufactures a device which can separate proteins. These machines are being used to separate out the antibodies which are resistant to the coronavirus.

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