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Mason City Renaissance Project put on indefinite hold by state board

Mason City Renaissance Project put on indefinite hold by state board

DES MOINES – The state board that holds the key to millions of dollars in potential tax kickbacks to the City of Mason City has put the Renaissance…

Iowa man accused of murder for beating at night club

Iowa man accused of murder for beating at night club

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Iowa’s leading LGBTQ group questions formation of HHS conscience and religious freedom division

Iowa’s leading LGBTQ group questions formation of HHS conscience and religious freedom division

DES MOINES – This week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the formation of a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the HHS…

New rules from USDA would allow hog slaughter lines to speed up, with fewer online inspectors

New rules from USDA would allow hog slaughter lines to speed up, with fewer online inspectors

DES MOINES – Iowa has 20 million or so hogs, and slaughtering them might speed up under new rules proposed today by the federal government. The U.S. Department…

Study shows declining recovery rate of containers in Iowa

Study shows declining recovery rate of containers in Iowa

DES MOINES – A new Waste Characterization Study completed by the Iowa DNR has determined the recovery rate for containers covered under the bottle deposit law is 71…

Legislative update from Rep. Linda Upmeyer

Legislative update from Rep. Linda Upmeyer

The following is a Legislative update from Rep. Linda Upmeyer (R) of Clear Lake: On Monday, we celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day to honor and remember a…

Clear Lake man hurt in early morning crash

Clear Lake man hurt in early morning crash

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake man was hurt Friday morning after he crashed a vehicle he might have taken without owner’s consent. On January 19, 2018 at…

Glasson campaign for Iowa Governor launches TV ad on Universal Health Care

Glasson campaign for Iowa Governor launches TV ad on Universal Health Care

DES MOINES – “Everybody in. Nobody left out. Iowa should lead the way.” Democrat Cathy Glasson’s campaign for Iowa Governor will launch its first television commercial this Thursday.…

Mason City Councilman: “The sharks are circling” – possibly threatening Renaissance Project

Mason City Councilman: “The sharks are circling” – possibly threatening Renaissance Project

MASON CITY – A Mason City councilman says “the sharks are circling” and the Renaissance Project could be in jeopardy. According to an email NIT received, on Wednesday,…

Iowa State Penitentiary inmate attacks staff with closed fists

Iowa State Penitentiary inmate attacks staff with closed fists

FORT MADISON – A staff member was assaulted by an inmate at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison, IA at approximately 2:45 p.m. Thursday afternoon. The staff…

Senate Majority Leader: “Let’s Fund the Government, Extend S-CHIP, and Do Right by the Americans Who Elected Us to Serve Them”

Senate Majority Leader: “Let’s Fund the Government, Extend S-CHIP, and Do Right by the Americans Who Elected Us to Serve Them”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the need for a government funding agreement: “Congress is…



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Mason City Renaissance Project put on indefinite hold by state board

Mason City Renaissance Project put on indefinite hold by state board

DES MOINES – The state board that holds the key to millions of dollars in…

Iowa’s leading LGBTQ group questions formation of HHS conscience and religious freedom division

Iowa’s leading LGBTQ group questions formation of HHS conscience and religious freedom division

DES MOINES – This week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced…

New rules from USDA would allow hog slaughter lines to speed up, with fewer online inspectors

New rules from USDA would allow hog slaughter lines to speed up, with fewer online inspectors

DES MOINES – Iowa has 20 million or so hogs, and slaughtering them might speed…

Legislative update from Rep. Linda Upmeyer

Legislative update from Rep. Linda Upmeyer

The following is a Legislative update from Rep. Linda Upmeyer (R) of Clear Lake: On…

Glasson campaign for Iowa Governor launches TV ad on Universal Health Care

Glasson campaign for Iowa Governor launches TV ad on Universal Health Care

DES MOINES – “Everybody in. Nobody left out. Iowa should lead the way.” Democrat Cathy…

Mason City Councilman: “The sharks are circling” – possibly threatening Renaissance Project

Mason City Councilman: “The sharks are circling” – possibly threatening Renaissance Project

MASON CITY – A Mason City councilman says “the sharks are circling” and the Renaissance…

Senate Majority Leader: “Let’s Fund the Government, Extend S-CHIP, and Do Right by the Americans Who Elected Us to Serve Them”

Senate Majority Leader: “Let’s Fund the Government, Extend S-CHIP, and Do Right by the Americans Who Elected Us to Serve Them”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks on…

City of Mason City expense report, January 18, 2018

City of Mason City expense report, January 18, 2018

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 1/18/2018 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ————— ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC…

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Mason City's Lincoln Intermediate will hold its 7th annual National Geographic Bee on Wednesday, January 24 at 1:30 p.m. in the Lincoln Intermediate gymnasium. Lincoln will have 10 finalists from 5th and 6th grade competing in this round for an opportunity to move on to the state level of the National Geographical Bee. The State Bee will be held on April 6, 2018. National championships are held in Washington, D.C. May 20-23, 2018.

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Ragan and Steckman to hold Mason City listening post: State Senator Amanda Ragan and State Representative Sharon Steckman will hold a legislative listening post this Saturday, January 20. The meeting will take place from 10 AM to 11:30 AM at the Mason City Public Library, 225 2nd St. SE, Mason City. The event is free and all are welcome to attend. The legislators will provide an update on the 2018 legislative session. Constituents will have the opportunity to ask questions, and share concerns and ideas on issues under consideration at the Statehouse.

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February 3 -- Legislative Forum, 9 a.m. @ Chickasaw County Farm Bureau office, 506 W Milwaukee St, New Hampton

April 7-- Legislative Forum, 9 a.m. @ Chickasaw County Farm Bureau office, 506 W Milwaukee St, New Hampton

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Mason City Park and Recreation Board Election of Officers was held at the regular Mason City Park and Recreation Board meeting January 9, 2018. Officers elected were Don Nelson as Chairman, Kyle Easley as Vice Chair, Troy Levenhagen as Secretary.

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Clear Lake Boy Scout Troop 30
Annual Vegetable Beef Soup and Chili Supper
Monday January 29, 2018
5:00pm to 7:00pm
(carryouts available beginning at 4:30pm)

Adults $8, Children under 12 - $4

United Methodist Church
508 2nd Ave N.
Clear Lake

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A program entitled “Meet the Critters” will be held at the Lime Creek Nature Center on Saturday, January 27 at 10 a.m. This hands-on program for all ages will feature furs, skulls, and live animals as participants learn about some of the amazing wildlife species that live here in Iowa. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required by calling 641-423-5309.

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