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Nasty confrontation reported Sunday night in Mason City neighborhood

Nasty confrontation reported Sunday night in Mason City neighborhood

MASON CITY – Once the rain stopped, the heat got turned up in a Mason City neighborhood Sunday night as racial epithets and threats were traded between angry…

Naval petty officer in big trouble for taking classified photos of nuclear submarine then attempting to destroy evidence

Naval petty officer in big trouble for taking classified photos of nuclear submarine then attempting to destroy evidence

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Senator Joni Ernst delivers the Weekly Republican Address

Senator Joni Ernst delivers the Weekly Republican Address

‘As Memorial Day approaches, let us pause and remember all of the men and women who have given their lives so we can be free…let us give thanks…

Lying gang member faces prison term after jury convicts him of perjury

Lying gang member faces prison term after jury convicts him of perjury

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Disturbance leads to arrest for man challenged by alcohol

Disturbance leads to arrest for man challenged by alcohol

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Libs glad Branstad didn’t veto Medicaid oversight bills

Libs glad Branstad didn’t veto Medicaid oversight bills

DES MOINES – In response to Governor Terry Branstad this week signing Medicaid Oversight bills, there was a sigh of relief from his political adversaries. Senator Amanda Ragan…

Northwood man jailed on charge of sex abuse of child

Northwood man jailed on charge of sex abuse of child

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Schoneman working to fill two Mason City shopping centers

Schoneman working to fill two Mason City shopping centers

MASON CITY – A local real estate agent is working on a brighter future for two down-and-out shopping destinations. Southport shopping center and Southbridge Mall in Mason City…

Man who allegedly slammed kitten to death caught by police

Man who allegedly slammed kitten to death caught by police

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Mason City man faces attempted murder and kidnapping charges after domestic incident

Mason City man faces attempted murder and kidnapping charges after domestic incident

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Life without parole for teenage murderers banned by Iowa Supreme Court

Life without parole for teenage murderers banned by Iowa Supreme Court

DES MOINES – In a close vote, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled this week that teens who commit murder must someday get a chance at freedom. The court…

Branstad signs bill in Newton after snubbing Mason City

Branstad signs bill in Newton after snubbing Mason City

NEWTON, IOWA – Iowa Governor Terry Branstad called in sick for his scheduled appearance in Mason City to sign a renewable fuels bill and instead signed it in…

Charles City man arrested for felony domestic assault

Charles City man arrested for felony domestic assault

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Charles City woman arrested for domestic assault with a weapon

Charles City woman arrested for domestic assault with a weapon

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Baseball: Hawkeyes roll in to B1G Tourney Title Game

Baseball: Hawkeyes roll in to B1G Tourney Title Game

OMAHA, NE – The University of Iowa baseball team rolled its way to the Big Ten Tournament championship game with an 11-0 shutout victory over sixth-seeded Maryland on…

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Senator Joni Ernst delivers the Weekly Republican Address

Senator Joni Ernst delivers the Weekly Republican Address

‘As Memorial Day approaches, let us pause and remember all of the men and women…

Schoneman working to fill two Mason City shopping centers

Schoneman working to fill two Mason City shopping centers

MASON CITY – A local real estate agent is working on a brighter future for…

Life without parole for teenage murderers banned by Iowa Supreme Court

Life without parole for teenage murderers banned by Iowa Supreme Court

DES MOINES – In a close vote, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled this week that…

Opinion: Part of Fourth Ward would become “dirty south” thanks to Solberg

Opinion: Part of Fourth Ward would become “dirty south” thanks to Solberg

NIT requested all email activity related to councilwoman Janet Solberg’s city email account after she…

Opinion: OMEN

This is not rain that is falling upon Mason City, these are tears of anguish…

Weaver points to packing town Austin, Minnesota, where school has to do kids’ laundry

Weaver points to packing town Austin, Minnesota, where school has to do kids’ laundry

MASON CITY – Mason City’s Max Weaver has been a vocal opponent of the Prestage…

Iowa GOP blasts Hillary Clinton after email report

Iowa GOP blasts Hillary Clinton after email report

DES MOINES – The Chairman of the Iowa Republican Party, blasted Hillary Clinton after a…

Legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan

Legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan

From Senator Amanda Ragan – Each May, we celebrate Armed Forces Day, paying tribute to…

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The North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) Automotive Department invites the community to an open house on Saturday, June 4 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the NIACC parking lot outside the Automotive Department. The public is encouraged to bring a car to display, there is no fee and plenty of parking will be available.

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Congratulations to the Forest City Indians band for receiving the best in class 3A award at the Mason City Band Festival

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Congrats to Sam Jones of Clear Lake the 2016 1A tennis singles champ

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Rockwell City Cleanup Day
The City of Rockwell City will be holding the annual cleanup day on Saturday, June 4 from 7:00 am – 10:00 am. This cleanup day is only for individuals living within the Rockwell City city limits. Items are to be brought to the Middle School East Parking Lot during these hours.

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Nasty confrontation reported Sunday night in Mason City neighborhood

Nasty confrontation reported Sunday night in Mason City neighborhood

MASON CITY – Once the rain stopped, the heat got turned up in a Mason City neighborhood Sunday night as racial epithets and threats were traded between angry…

Naval petty officer in big trouble for taking classified photos of nuclear submarine then attempting to destroy evidence

Naval petty officer in big trouble for taking classified photos of nuclear submarine then attempting to destroy evidence

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Lying gang member faces prison term after jury convicts him of perjury

Lying gang member faces prison term after jury convicts him of perjury

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Disturbance leads to arrest for man challenged by alcohol

Disturbance leads to arrest for man challenged by alcohol

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Northwood man jailed on charge of sex abuse of child

Northwood man jailed on charge of sex abuse of child

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Man who allegedly slammed kitten to death caught by police

Man who allegedly slammed kitten to death caught by police

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Naval petty officer in big trouble for taking classified photos of nuclear submarine then attempting to destroy evidence

Naval petty officer in big trouble for taking classified photos of nuclear submarine then attempting to destroy evidence

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President Obama reflects on bombing death of Taliban leader Mansur

President Obama reflects on bombing death of Taliban leader Mansur

WASHINGTON, D.C. – WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama today confirmed the death of Taliban leader Akhtar Mohammad Mansur, who was targeted…

Congress and President ban use of words “Oriental” and “negro” from federal law

Congress and President ban use of words “Oriental” and “negro” from federal law

WASHINGTON – Two words will no longer appear in federal law, after President Barack Obama signed legislation banning the use of the…