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Man, woman arrested after gun threat in Charles City

Man, woman arrested after gun threat in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – Trouble brewed or much of the day at a Charles City apartment complex, starting when a man allegedly threatened others with a gun.…

Wanted MC man caught by cops

Wanted MC man caught by cops

MASON CITY – A man calling Beje Clark his home since last year has been accused of violating his probation in a drug case and a felony strangulation…

Mason City to get $10,000 in new trees from Alliant

Mason City to get $10,000 in new trees from Alliant

MASON CITY – Mason City is among three North Iowa area towns that will get new trees from Alliant Energy. Volunteers in communities across Iowa will soon plant…

Woman found unresponsive in MC alley

Woman found unresponsive in MC alley

MASON CITY – Police and emergency responders were sent to a Mason City alley after a woman was discovered unresponsive, laying in an alley.…

Refund checks being mailed to 374,000 Iowans

Refund checks being mailed to 374,000 Iowans

DES MOINES – The Consumer Protection Division assures consumers receiving State of Iowa refund checks that the mailings are legitimate and come from a $40 million fund tied…

Steve King’s opponent Mowrer says he’s confident he will win election

Steve King’s opponent Mowrer says he’s confident he will win election

NIT – The man trying to send Steve King home from his perch in Washington D.C. said Saturday he is confident in a victory and is happy that…

Mason City felon jailed for violating parole

Mason City felon jailed for violating parole

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who has served time in at least two state prisons has been jailed for violating his parole.…

Car vandal sent to jail for two weeks

Car vandal sent to jail for two weeks

MASON CITY – A man who took it upon himself to cause hundreds of dollars in damages to cars parked on the North End of town will sit…

Mason City felon caught drunk driving

Mason City felon caught drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was arrested early Saturday for drunk driving.…

Plenty going on Saturday in downtown Mason City (photos)

Plenty going on Saturday in downtown Mason City (photos)

MASON CITY – The Great River City Festival is underway in downtown Mason City Saturday. The fun began Friday with the annual Ethnic Lunch sponsored by the North…

Republican political event to be held at Sheffield golf club

Republican political event to be held at Sheffield golf club

HAMPTON – The Franklin County Republican Central Committee has announced the addition of two guests to their “Legacy of Leadership” event in honor of Franklin County native, Congressman…

CG Supervisor candidate Nelson accuses opponent Callanan of paying no county taxes

CG Supervisor candidate Nelson accuses opponent Callanan of paying no county taxes

CLEAR LAKE – Democratic nominee for Cerro Gordo County Supervisor Doug Nelson says his Republican opponent, Casey Callanan, isn’t a county taxpayer. Recently, Mr. Nelson said via social…

Beje Clark inmate on the lam arrested with drugs in MC apartment

Beje Clark inmate on the lam arrested with drugs in MC apartment

MASON CITY – Police caught a runaway from the Beje Clark halfway house with drugs in a Mason City apartment.…

Health department employee receives Iowa Public Health Heroes Award

Health department employee receives Iowa Public Health Heroes Award

MASON CITY – Karen Crimmings, RN Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Manager with the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public was named the 2014 Iowa Public Health…

Letter from Adrian Peterson of Minnesota Vikings regarding child abuse allegations

Letter from Adrian Peterson of Minnesota Vikings regarding child abuse allegations

MINNEAPOLIS – The following letter was posted to social media by Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson regarding felony child abuse allegations he now faces: pic.twitter.com/TFagJi6px3 — Adrian…

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News Briefs

  • The following persons were reported missing to the Mason City police department: Kyle C. Movick, age 14 Last Contact: 9/19/2014 12:00:00 AM Call police at 641-421-3636 with any info.
  • U.S. and Canadian fighter jets intercepted Russian warplanes this week near Alaska.
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Crime

Man, woman arrested after gun threat in Charles City

Man, woman arrested after gun threat in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – Trouble brewed or much of the day at a Charles City apartment complex, starting when a man allegedly threatened others with a gun.…

Wanted MC man caught by cops

Wanted MC man caught by cops

MASON CITY – A man calling Beje Clark his home since last year has been accused of violating his probation in a drug case and a felony strangulation…

Mason City felon jailed for violating parole

Mason City felon jailed for violating parole

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who has served time in at least two state prisons has been jailed for violating his parole.…

Car vandal sent to jail for two weeks

Car vandal sent to jail for two weeks

MASON CITY – A man who took it upon himself to cause hundreds of dollars in damages to cars parked on the North End of town will sit…

Mason City felon caught drunk driving

Mason City felon caught drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was arrested early Saturday for drunk driving.…

Beje Clark inmate on the lam arrested with drugs in MC apartment

Beje Clark inmate on the lam arrested with drugs in MC apartment

MASON CITY – Police caught a runaway from the Beje Clark halfway house with drugs in a Mason City apartment.…

Slamming cell door leads to charges for Iowa felon

Slamming cell door leads to charges for Iowa felon

SPENCER – An inmate who threw a tantrum in a Spencer jail has been charged after he damaged his cell.…

UPDATED: MC man threatened to retrieve gun and shoot woman

UPDATED: MC man threatened to retrieve gun and shoot woman

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was arrested this week on a charge of harassment, a charge he has already pled guilty to once this year.…

Garner legislator Rayhons pleads not guilty in sex abuse case

Garner legislator Rayhons pleads not guilty in sex abuse case

GARNER – A state legislator from Garner has pled not guilty to a charge of 3rd Degree Sexual Abuse.…

Cops break up fight at North End rental house

Cops break up fight at North End rental house

MASON CITY – Police were called to break up a fight at a North End rental house this week and two men were arrested.…

World

State Department outlines current response to threat from ISIL

WASHINGTON – The following information was released by the United States Department of State on Friday evening, September 19, 2014: The…

Military response begins as troops, equipment reach Liberia

Military response begins as troops, equipment reach Liberia

By Cheryl Pellerin, DoD News, Defense Media Activity – WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 – The increased U.S. assistance President Barack Obama…

Army Chief: Fiscal 2016 sequestration marks ‘breaking point’

By David Vergun, Army News Service – WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 – Should sequestration resume in fiscal year 2016 as current…

Obama administration takes actions to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Obama administration takes actions to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria

WASHINGTON – Today, President Obama signed an Executive Order directing key Federal departments and agencies to take action to combat the…

Politics

Steve King’s opponent Mowrer says he’s confident he will win election

NIT – The man trying to send Steve King home from his perch in Washington D.C. said Saturday he is confident in a victory and is happy…

Republican political event to be held at Sheffield golf club

HAMPTON – The Franklin County Republican Central Committee has announced the addition of two guests to their “Legacy of Leadership” event in honor of Franklin County native,…

Business

General Mills closing cereal, yogurt plants

MINNEAPOLIS – General Mills, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and one of the world’s largest food companies – has announced plans to close two manufacturing plants.…

Iowa Ag Secretary comments on crop conditions

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa crop progress and condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.…

Crime

Man, woman arrested after gun threat in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – Trouble brewed or much of the day at a Charles City apartment complex, starting when a man allegedly threatened others with a gun.…

Wanted MC man caught by cops

MASON CITY – A man calling Beje Clark his home since last year has been accused of violating his probation in a drug case and a felony…

Watercooler

Mason City to get $10,000 in new trees from Alliant

MASON CITY – Mason City is among three North Iowa area towns that will get new trees from Alliant Energy. Volunteers in communities across Iowa will soon…

Woman found unresponsive in MC alley

MASON CITY – Police and emergency responders were sent to a Mason City alley after a woman was discovered unresponsive, laying in an alley.…