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Family of deceased Good Shepherd resident wins thousands in lawsuit

Family of deceased Good Shepherd resident wins thousands in lawsuit

MASON CITY – A jury found in favor of a deceased resident of Good Shepherd nursing home and her family. Maria Savas O’Brien sued Good Shepherd Nursing home…

Health department seeks grant for edible landscaping; needs votes

Health department seeks grant for edible landscaping; needs votes

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health is applying for a grant through the Wellmark Foundation. The grant will award up to $10,000 for…

Mason City man allegedly strikes police officer in face with door leading to violent struggle

Mason City man allegedly strikes police officer in face with door leading to violent struggle

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was arrested after striking an officer with a door and allegedly placing his hands around the officer’s neck during the struggle.…

Southbridge Mall is sold to out-of-state investor

Southbridge Mall is sold to out-of-state investor

MASON CITY – Southbridge Mall is sold, and not to a local group, NIT has confirmed. An asset manager with a real estate outfit in Irving, Texas told NIT this…

Police add felony burglary charge against man after alleged violent domestic incident

Police add felony burglary charge against man after alleged violent domestic incident

MASON CITY – A man who police say punched a woman in the face and was arrested on a range of charges now faces a felony burglary charge.…

Updated: All state charges dismissed against man who was caught with carload of illegal drugs at NIACC entrance

Updated: All state charges dismissed against man who was caught with carload of illegal drugs at NIACC entrance

MASON CITY – A judge has dismissed all charges against a Mason City man who was stopped at the NIACC campus entrance with numerous illegal drugs. A traffic…

ISU President Steven Leath says he “will no longer fly any state-owned aircraft” after uproar over damage he caused to plane

ISU President Steven Leath says he “will no longer fly any state-owned aircraft” after uproar over damage he caused to plane

AMES – Iowa State University President Steven Leath says he won’t fly anymore state-owned airplanes for personal business after it was revealed he caused damage to a plane.…

Hawkeye punter named player of the week

Hawkeye punter named player of the week

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior punter Ron Coluzzi has been named Big Ten Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in Iowa’s 14-7…

Rudd woman caught drunk driving in Mason City

Rudd woman caught drunk driving in Mason City

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Iowa’s regular duck hunting seasons to start soon

Iowa’s regular duck hunting seasons to start soon

DES MOINES – Iowa has had a wet start to summer and now a wet end to summer filling wetlands and marshes across the state and flooding crop…

Iowa slips by Rutgers in Big Ten opener, 14-7

Iowa slips by Rutgers in Big Ten opener, 14-7

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Iowa (3‐1, 1‐0), defeated Rutgers (2‐2, 0‐1), 14‐7, Saturday at High Point Stadium. The Hawkeyes have a Big Ten best nine‐game regular season conference winning…

Mason City man accused of domestic assault jailed for 7 days

Mason City man accused of domestic assault jailed for 7 days

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Warning: Drug that is 10,000 times more powerful than morphine being dealt in communities, feds say

Warning: Drug that is 10,000 times more powerful than morphine being dealt in communities, feds say

WASHINGTON, D.C. – DEA has issued a public warning to the public and law enforcement nationwide about the health and safety risks of carfentanil. Carfentanil is a synthetic opioid that…

5 confirmed dead after mall shooting in Washington state

5 confirmed dead after mall shooting in Washington state

BURLINGTON, WA – A gunman has been captured Saturday night, believed to be responsible for five deaths at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, Washington Friday night, Sept. 23…

NIACC’s Khat places fifth at Griak Invitational

NIACC’s Khat places fifth at Griak Invitational

ST. PAUL, MN – NIACC sophomore Wal Khat placed fifth in the Maroon Division (Men’s Division II) race at the Roy Griak Invitational at the Les Bolstad Golf…

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Branstad adds Cerro Gordo county to disaster list; will tour Greene and Charles City today

Branstad adds Cerro Gordo county to disaster list; will tour Greene and Charles City today

DES MOINES – This morning, Gov. Terry Branstad provided an update on the Iowa flood…

Ragan says wind energy is an economic success story in Iowa

Ragan says wind energy is an economic success story in Iowa

MASON CITY – Senator Amanda Ragan (D) says wind energy is a success story in…

City of Mason City expense report, September 22, 2016

City of Mason City expense report, September 22, 2016

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 9/22/2016 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ——————- ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL…

Branstad says Medicaid patients continue getting better access to care and health outcomes

Branstad says Medicaid patients continue getting better access to care and health outcomes

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today are highlighting a…

Congressman apologizes for saying black people hate white people because of their success

Congressman apologizes for saying black people hate white people because of their success

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – A Republican Congressman from North Carolina has apologized for saying black…

An open letter to Wells Fargo customers from Hillary Clinton

An open letter to Wells Fargo customers from Hillary Clinton

Dear Wells Fargo Customers, In America, we have faith that when we open up a…

Trump leading or catching Clinton in swing states, poll shows

Trump leading or catching Clinton in swing states, poll shows

NEW YORK – Donald Trump has narrowed the gap in Colorado and Virginia and has…

Council candidate Paul Adams thanks supporters, looks ahead to runoff

Council candidate Paul Adams thanks supporters, looks ahead to runoff

MASON CITY – At-Large City Council candidate Paul Adams reached out to supporters today to…

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Damage assessment teams will be in Greene on Tuesday the 27th. They will be wearing badges and will identify themselves.

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U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) announced she will hold a town meeting in Cerro Gordo County as part of her 99 county tour to speak with constituents. This town meeting is open to the public.
Friday, October 7, 2016, NOON
The Park Inn Ballroom, Main Floor
15 West State Street in Mason City, IA

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Notice of Board Meeting - Mason City Woman’s Club
Date: Tuesday, October 4th
Time: 11:30
Place: Pies and More

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FISHING REPORT:
Blue Pit (BIG BLUE)
Channel Catfish - Good: An occasional catfish has been caught on cut bait on the jetty. Blue Sucker – Good.

Clear Lake
Yellow Bass - Excellent: Farmer’s beach (just outside the weed edge), MacIntosh swim beach and the Ventura jetties have been producing well. Hy-Vee and other rock reefs continue to produce. Try also the channel between the little lake and big lake has. Action has picked up this week with anglers reporting fish on every cast, at times. Walleye - Good: Walleye action is starting to pick up in certain areas. Use jigs and a minnow or cut bait in many of the same areas that yellow bass are biting. Channel Catfish - Good: Catfish are biting near the grade on cut bait and minnows. Try the last couple hours of the day or early morning. Black Crappie - Fair: Try near the Hy-Vee reef or in tight to docks in early morning. Muskellunge - Good: Musky fishing has been decent; September is usually a good month for musky fishing. Yellow Perch - Good: Yellow perch are hitting by the grade on 1/16 ounce black leadheads with a piece of cut bait.

Lake Smith
Largemouth Bass - Good: Largemouth are starting to go on the feed with cooler water.

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Mason City man allegedly strikes police officer in face with door leading to violent struggle

Mason City man allegedly strikes police officer in face with door leading to violent struggle

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was arrested after striking an officer with a door and allegedly placing his hands around the officer’s neck during the struggle.…

Southbridge Mall is sold to out-of-state investor

Southbridge Mall is sold to out-of-state investor

MASON CITY – Southbridge Mall is sold, and not to a local group, NIT has confirmed. An asset manager with a real estate outfit in Irving, Texas told NIT this…

Police add felony burglary charge against man after alleged violent domestic incident

Police add felony burglary charge against man after alleged violent domestic incident

MASON CITY – A man who police say punched a woman in the face and was arrested on a range of charges now faces a felony burglary charge.…

Updated: All state charges dismissed against man who was caught with carload of illegal drugs at NIACC entrance

Updated: All state charges dismissed against man who was caught with carload of illegal drugs at NIACC entrance

MASON CITY – A judge has dismissed all charges against a Mason City man who was stopped at the NIACC campus entrance with numerous illegal drugs. A traffic…

Rudd woman caught drunk driving in Mason City

Rudd woman caught drunk driving in Mason City

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Mason City man accused of domestic assault jailed for 7 days

Mason City man accused of domestic assault jailed for 7 days

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Warning: Drug that is 10,000 times more powerful than morphine being dealt in communities, feds say

Warning: Drug that is 10,000 times more powerful than morphine being dealt in communities, feds say

WASHINGTON, D.C. – DEA has issued a public warning to the public and law enforcement nationwide about the health and safety risks of…

5 confirmed dead after mall shooting in Washington state

5 confirmed dead after mall shooting in Washington state

BURLINGTON, WA – A gunman has been captured Saturday night, believed to be responsible for five deaths at the Cascade Mall…

Hacker linked with ISIS sentenced to 20 years in prison

Hacker linked with ISIS sentenced to 20 years in prison

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