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  1. cockroach Reply Report comment

    May 23, 2017 at 1:50 pm

    How in the hell can a guy with about 20 public intoxes and numerous assaults on police and at least 5 violation of probation not go to prison??? Do you think this guy is a narc for the drug task force?? This dude has a rap sheet a mile long and looks like in the last 2 years has 2 pubic intox, 1 criminal mischief, 3 violations of his probation and 1 disorderly conduct but has only spent about 10
    days in jail and maybe a month in BG clark, Sounds like a canary singing yellow bird to me. Also always gets put in a special cell never with the general population. I’d love to see this whiney little pos in prison cause big daddy’s waiting for you Shimmy.

  2. LVS

    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 21, 2017 at 5:23 pm

    Well Jennifer/Peter the TROLL-I don’t attack anyone, but I do defend myself when being attacked. Mostly against trolls like Jeremy Schultz and Peter L.

  3. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 21, 2017 at 9:56 am

    Trump bows down before the Saudi King as receives a medal and a kiss. Making America Great my ass.

    • bodacious Reply Report comment

      May 21, 2017 at 6:46 pm

      I don’t like President Trump but what he did wasn’t out of line nor was it a concession to the Saudis. It is protocol and it is, unfortunately, something he often forgets.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 23, 2017 at 6:52 am

        And The Donald was very critical of Obama for doing the very same thing. President Cheeto is a hypocritical buffoon.

        • bodacious Reply Report comment

          May 23, 2017 at 3:20 pm

          I know he criticized President Obama for it. Yes, he is hypocritical. That, however, is the least of his problems. At least for now.

  4. whatsgoingon Reply Report comment

    May 20, 2017 at 5:03 pm

    Globe Gazette published positions and salaries Tuesday 16th for MCCS. This news came out of an exempt meeting where no action items or decisions could be made? Who wants to embarrass the administration and board of MCCS?

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 24, 2017 at 10:46 am

      All public salaries are published once a year–NIACC, County, City, etc. No reason to exempt MCCS.

  5. BH Reply Report comment

    May 19, 2017 at 3:19 pm

    Vote YES in the arena!

  6. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 19, 2017 at 8:58 am

    Top of the day to ya LVS, having fun this morning? 🙂

    • LVS

      LVS Reply Report comment

      May 19, 2017 at 12:58 pm

      I am having a wonderful morning! Now, you just have a special rest of the day!

  7. Expression of Relief Reply Report comment

    May 19, 2017 at 4:23 am

    Peter still is famous here isn’t he? Left a lasting impression.

    • LVS

      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 19, 2017 at 8:14 am

      Peter still TROLLS on here under different names.

    • LVS

      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 19, 2017 at 8:30 am

      Same old Peter. Posting under different names because he has been banned.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 21, 2017 at 4:16 pm

      when I hear the word “peter” it reminds of the word penis or dick which is a true meaning for the person posting under this name. lol

  8. Welfare queen Reply Report comment

    May 18, 2017 at 8:31 pm

    Trump is toast.

  9. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 18, 2017 at 7:52 pm

    Give it a rest LVS. Enough is enough and no one cares.

  10. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 18, 2017 at 6:14 pm

    Special Counsel Mueller can drain the Trumpeter swamp.

    • LVS

      LVS Reply Report comment

      May 19, 2017 at 7:59 am

      Mueller will drain the swamp alright. He will show what liars and fools the Democrats are. They should be jailed for obstructing our government.

      • LVS

        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 19, 2017 at 8:15 am

        Mueller will drain the swamp alright. He will show what liars and fools the Democrats are. They should be jailed for obstructing our government.

    • LVS

      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 19, 2017 at 8:12 am

      Mueller will drain the swamp alright. He will show what liars and fools the Democrats are. They should be jailed for obstructing our government.

      • Turtle Man Blues Reply Report comment

        May 24, 2017 at 4:41 am

        After Mitch McConnrll and Paul Ryan get done serving their 20 year sentence, I’ll agree with you.

  11. MattG Reply Report comment

    May 18, 2017 at 10:00 am

    Hey Glob Gazette: Do you not see the writing on the wall? Your paper has shrunk, you let go your only good and top writer, the photography is just plain bad, no more Monday issues and terrible poor decisions constantly from management. Your lucky we have a huge 65+ aged population or you’d already be bye-bye. Your old news people, see the writing!

    You need too go to an National Enquirer sized format with some color, fire management, fire photography staff, and go to Thursday – Sunday additions only and hire back your top writer. OR see the writing!

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 18, 2017 at 10:33 am

      “editions” not “additions”. You are part of the problem. You are not pointing out a solution.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 18, 2017 at 10:59 am

      Hey MattG……… “You need too'”………really? You need “to” learn basic grammar when offering suggestions. “Your” lucky ………really?
      “You’re” lucky we can decipher your thoughts.

    • unsubscribed@deadglob.net Reply Report comment

      May 19, 2017 at 3:23 pm

      Mayberry is a slug and won’t have job soon

  12. LVS

    LVS Reply Report comment

    May 18, 2017 at 8:13 am

    Another attack artist is crawling out from under a rock.

  13. LVS

    LVS Reply Report comment

    May 18, 2017 at 7:03 am

    Poor Soul. He has lost his way and can’t find a 3rd grader to post for him. I hope he gets everything he deserves today.

  14. LVS

    LVS Reply Report comment

    May 16, 2017 at 1:41 pm

    Nice try Jeremy. Matt will put the comments back in because there is no reason not to. Sorry for your loss. Have a great day.

  15. LVS

    LVS Reply Report comment

    May 16, 2017 at 1:33 pm

    Well what do you know about that. The copy cat using my name because he is ashamed of his has disappeared. It is to bad that Jeremy Schultz who live on Rhode Island is such a misguided individual and is so embarrassed about his life he must hide his name. He is just such a nice person who has lost his way. I certainly hope he gets everything he deserves.

  16. Allen

    Allen Reply Report comment

    May 16, 2017 at 8:19 am

    RIP Mark, your battles over.

  17. LVS

    LVS Reply Report comment

    May 16, 2017 at 8:01 am

    Aw look there. The Cute little coward that hides behind “Anonymous” is gone again just like the pathetic loser he really is.

  18. Allen

    Allen Reply Report comment

    May 14, 2017 at 2:03 pm

    Has anyone else taken a look at the new telephone book that came out a couple of weeks age. A few people I know have names listed under their phone number that don’t even live there. There must have been a disgruntled employee running the printing press.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 14, 2017 at 3:39 pm

      Nobody under 50 uses them anymore anyway.

      • Allen

        Allen Reply Report comment

        May 15, 2017 at 8:02 am

        Your probably right, technology, what would we do without it.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          May 15, 2017 at 8:27 am

          The phone books are going the way of land lines as technology marches on.

  19. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 14, 2017 at 9:43 am

    Trump has not drained any swamps but he has created his own cesspool.

    • LVS Reply Report comment

      May 15, 2017 at 7:39 am

      Says a Pathetic Loser!

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 15, 2017 at 4:47 pm

        ^ Low voltage shithead is back to entertain us. Welcome back ass munch!

  20. Craig Ocheltree

    Craig Ocheltree Reply Report comment

    May 11, 2017 at 3:16 pm

    The condition of our streets just suck . I hate to drive anywhere !

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 15, 2017 at 1:44 pm

      Agree something needs to be done.It’s fricking embarrassing. He do have nice bike paths though.

  21. Loving our new President Reply Report comment

    May 10, 2017 at 2:28 pm

    You liberal nutcases better get used to making America great again. I just love seeing Trump drain the swamp. What a great feeling to know we have a President that is saving America from becoming a bankrupt third world country. The liberal bloggers on here would stop at nothing to destroy America.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 10, 2017 at 2:36 pm

      So when exactly did you have a lobotomy?

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 10, 2017 at 3:43 pm

        I would have to guess before the insurance companies decided he had a preexisting condition and denied coverage?

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          May 10, 2017 at 5:45 pm

          You are so cute. What are you going to be when you grow up?

          • Anonymous

            May 11, 2017 at 5:29 am

            Well, he definitely won’t be a stupid old goat like you.

          • Anonymous

            May 11, 2017 at 6:18 pm

            When I grow up I hope to be just like LVS. No life, no interests, hang out here all day, talking shit and crapping my drawers.

          • LVS

            May 15, 2017 at 9:18 am

            Sounds like you need your diaper changed again, loser.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 11, 2017 at 7:44 am

        You are so cute! What are you going to be when you grow up??

    • Anonymous #3 Reply Report comment

      May 12, 2017 at 9:17 am

      That is some funny stuff right there.
      Just keep drinking the Kool-Aid. They got you right where they want you.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 12, 2017 at 9:54 am

        he truth is always difficult for liberals to understand!

        • Anonymous #3 Reply Report comment

          May 13, 2017 at 8:40 pm

          So what flavor of Kool-Aid did Donald make you today?
          Grape or cherry? Keep drinking the Kool-Aid that’s what they want you to do.

          • Anonymous

            May 14, 2017 at 4:01 pm

            The purple anonymous is our old friend LVS. The flavor he likes best is prune juice do to his age.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 15, 2017 at 7:38 pm

      Stop hiding the truth – your really support Trump because he’s the first president with prowrestling experience!!!

  22. CM Reply Report comment

    May 2, 2017 at 2:15 pm

    Matt – please look into this Bike Share program. Really – MC is so big that it needs this program?

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 3, 2017 at 9:09 am

      It is to late now. They voted last night to give away more tax money for this special interest scam that very few people will ever use. They will probably steal all the bikes in a week.

      • CM Reply Report comment

        May 3, 2017 at 5:42 pm

        Your probably right and then the stolen bikes will end up in the yearly police bike auction.

  23. Richard Reply Report comment

    May 1, 2017 at 10:21 pm

    Trump said he would be honored to meet with Kim Jung Un? What?

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 2, 2017 at 7:18 am

      Negotiation sure is better than blowing up North Korea and killing thousands of people. Trump is trying to avoid that and that is his job.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 7, 2017 at 3:24 pm

        The only thing Trumpster is trying to avoid is paying his fair share of taxes.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 2, 2017 at 8:13 am

      “Trump said”………… is like the opening line of a bad joke. Trump also said things about grabbing pussy. And the things he said he was going to do ON DAY ONE is amazing. Dont believe a thing Trump says, his words cant be trusted.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 2, 2017 at 12:32 pm

        You must be thinking of Obama and Clinton!

  24. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 30, 2017 at 8:15 am

    What is with the “delay” in comments being posted?

    • $30K richer Reply Report comment

      April 30, 2017 at 11:00 pm

      Matt’s a dick. And this site sucks! He tricks me into coming here about 10 times a day. So damb sick of it but I can’t stop. Readign NIT is as tasty as mom’s ckicken tendies. But ya Matt’s a loser no doubts there.

  25. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 26, 2017 at 10:04 pm

    We are looking at adopting a pet and was wondering if anyone has ever adopted from Patriots for Pets rescue shelter in Clearlake?
    I have heard some good and some bad about the place. Does anyone know if that’s the best place to adopt or should we go to the Humane Society here in Mason City?

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 27, 2017 at 5:03 pm

      Not a good place.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 27, 2017 at 5:04 pm

      go to the humane society, patriots is not a good place

      • KM Reply Report comment

        April 29, 2017 at 5:19 am

        Either place would be fine. Don’t judge any dogs potential for a better life by spewing crap about a facility. That doesn’t help matters either way. My advice is to visit both facilities.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 27, 2017 at 9:35 pm

      The lady that runs the Patriots for Pets is a psycho!!
      Go to the Humane Society. Much better place and they are not in it for the cash like the director of patriots for pets is.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 28, 2017 at 6:58 am

      Our local humane society is top notch. You can even check them out on line and see photos of all the animals looking for a new home.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 28, 2017 at 2:22 pm

      I just adopted a dog from Patriots and they were wonderful! They have a Facebook page so you can check out photos of their adoptable dogs. My vet referred me to them.

      • Anonymous #3 Reply Report comment

        April 30, 2017 at 10:29 am

        If my vet ever referred me to patriots for pets then I would be finding a new vet. That place

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 29, 2017 at 10:23 am

      For every one good thing I hear about this place I hear 9 bad. Was told this place is a sham and in it for profit. I have a friend that worked at Petco and said they brought back donated Pet items for the money.

    • Steve V Reply Report comment

      May 7, 2017 at 2:19 pm

      Patriots for pets is more of a puppy mill than a rescue center! The employees are rude and the lady that runs it is out of her mind!!
      They are just interested in making money, which is not what a nonprofit is supposed to be all about. Go to the Humane Society

    • CM Reply Report comment

      May 11, 2017 at 11:17 pm

      Purchase a dog from a breeder instead of adopting.

  26. William Martinson

    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 23, 2017 at 8:59 pm

    When are fireworks going to be legal?

    And how is anyone supposed to know what holes are what on the disc course in the park?

  27. Nugent's Nuggets Reply Report comment

    April 23, 2017 at 7:50 am

    Ted Nugent shit his pants to get out of Vietnam. Remember that Buzz. He went to MEPPS all full of shitty pants and sores. He stewed in his brew for a week to appear foul and unwelcome. He shat to save his life. Shitting one’s pants has purpose in this world.

  28. cockroach Reply Report comment

    April 23, 2017 at 12:04 am

    its to bad yall didnt try this hard keeping Prince alive before he died like yall are trying to keeping him alive after he died. Let the little prince fellow die. Play his fricken music and rock on, Hell maybe send to that island where ELVIS is at and the two can play for President Kennedy.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 26, 2017 at 4:12 pm

      cockchoker you’re in northern Iowa so drop the yall crap. We know its you peater losthisgoats.

  29. Joel Logan

    retread Reply Report comment

    April 22, 2017 at 3:36 pm

    I think POTUS should release his tax records when Oboma releases
    his college records!

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 22, 2017 at 4:12 pm

      I get a kick out of you Trumpanzees.

      It has never been standard for presidents or presidential nominees to release their college transcripts.
      Although some have been leaked in the past.
      What would be the point of demanding Obama’s college records?
      To show he wasn’t smart?
      Ya right, Barack Obama went to Harvard Law, graduated with honors, and was president of the Harvard law review.

      As far as releasing the tax returns even that is not a requirement, however every past President since the 70’s has do so, except the current liar-in-chief

      Each Republican nominee in the past nine presidential elections has released his tax returns: Ronald Reagan (1980, 1984), George H. W. Bush (1988, 1992), Bob Dole (1996), George W. Bush (2000, 2004), John McCain (2008) and Mitt Romney (2012).

      So what is the Donald hiding, eh?

      • LVS

        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        April 22, 2017 at 4:54 pm

        He probably figures you couldn’t understand it anyway and doesn’t want to confuse you any more than you already are. Why don’t you tell us why Obama and his wife no longer are allowed to practice law.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          April 22, 2017 at 5:09 pm

          Once again, more Trumpanzee BS.

          Barack and Michelle Obama voluntarily inactivated their licenses, and avoided a requirement to take continuing education classes and pay hundreds of dollars in annual fees, while he was President
          Both could practice law again if they chose to do so.

          You freakin’ wing-nuts are a real piece of work.
          You have no problem with Trump & his vast conflict of interests, but you sure like sucking up that far-right wing kool-aid.

          • Anonymous

            April 22, 2017 at 5:21 pm

            And now that O’Riley has been identified as the real celebrity pussy grabber, who will they turn to for their nightly fix of hillbilly heroine?

          • LVS

            Anonymous

            April 22, 2017 at 5:28 pm

            B.S. they were dis-barred just like Bill And Hilary and you damn well know it.

          • LVS

            Anonymous

            April 22, 2017 at 5:30 pm

            On second thought you are just dumb enough to believe that Democrat B.S. After all you are a liberal and by definition not real smart.

          • Anonymous

            April 22, 2017 at 5:48 pm

            ^^
            Ah, you can always tell when LVS comments.
            The stupid old piece of shit is so full of crap it is pathetic.
            Barack and Michelle Obama were never disbarred you ignorant & idiotic old dumbass.
            How one person can be so moronic as LVS is beyond belief.

          • Anonymous

            April 22, 2017 at 6:07 pm

            LVS has only basic skills when it comes to the English language. He calls names, can’t even construct a simple sentence and is the resident mental midget of NIT.

        • bodacious Reply Report comment

          April 22, 2017 at 5:58 pm

          I know you will either say this is fake news or a far left website but read it before you comment. http://www.factcheck.org/2012/06/the-obamas-law-licenses/

          • bodacious

            April 22, 2017 at 6:02 pm

            If Obama releases his, you think the Don would release his taxes, or if that is too revealing, he could release his college transcripts. That too would be interesting especially in light of his constant bragging about how smart he is.

          • LVS

            Anonymous

            April 23, 2017 at 10:29 am

            It isn’t him bragging. It is every other intelligent person.

          • Anonymous

            April 23, 2017 at 10:36 am

            Deleting comments again eh LVS you chickenshit old coward.

            LVS is what you would call an extreme imbecile.
            He is older than dirt and has about the IQ of dirt.
            LVS has been on this site for a long time, he used to go by his initials (LVS) but gave that up as people were always calling him out for his idiocy.
            But you can still tell it is him.
            He is also know as the NIT resident dumbass.

            LVS has no redeemable qualities and the only thing that can be said good about him is that he is very close to having the grim reaper at his doorstep.
            All of NI (and most of his family) will celebrate that day.

          • Anonymous

            April 23, 2017 at 5:56 pm

            Wha, Wha, Keep on crying you sissy asshole. It will do you no good.

          • Anonymous

            April 23, 2017 at 6:51 pm

            Good evening Cooter. The staff at the care center finally gave you back your lap top. Keep talking smack and you are gonna get busted again.

          • Anonymous

            April 23, 2017 at 7:33 pm

            Looks like old Knee-pad Larry didn’t get his way this time.
            All the comments were restored.
            Here ya go Larry, just click on the link for some guidelines:

            http://lmgtfy.com/?q=best+ways+to+kiss+ass+for+LVS

  30. Kay Pasa Reply Report comment

    April 22, 2017 at 8:39 am

    Happy Earth Day. Under a new Trump proposal, how does the current administration plan on fighting record high temperatures? By switching from Fahrenheit to Celsius.

    • John Reply Report comment

      April 25, 2017 at 9:03 pm

      global warming is a lie, the climate has always changed and always will. We didn’t cause a problem and can’t solve it. It is stupid to think that we can.

      • Reality Check Reply Report comment

        April 25, 2017 at 9:10 pm

        And the earth is flat Johnny and you have sailed off the cliff buddy.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        April 26, 2017 at 1:04 pm

        You bet John. 97% of the worlds scientists are wrong.

        • Swamp Thing Reply Report comment

          April 28, 2017 at 3:35 pm

          The “97 percent” statistic first appeared prominently in a 2009 study by University of Illinois master’s student Kendall Zimmerman and her adviser, Peter Doran. Based on a two-question online survey, Zimmerman and Doran concluded that “the debate on the authenticity of global warming and the role played by human activity is largely nonexistent among those who understand the nuances and scientific bases of long-term climate processes” — even though only 5 percent of respondents, or about 160 scientists, were climate scientists. In fact, the “97 percent” statistic was drawn from an even smaller subset: the 79 respondents who were both self-reported climate scientists and had “published more than 50% of their recent peer-reviewed papers on the subject of climate change.” These 77 scientists agreed that global temperatures had generally risen since 1800, and that human activity is a “significant contributing factor.”

          • Anonymous

            April 29, 2017 at 8:39 pm

    • Victims Reply Report comment

      April 27, 2017 at 9:21 pm

      It was Earth Day for me today big time. I mean I left the gift that kept on giving. It sat up on the shelf and didn’t want to go down. Finally after a gentle nudge, it joined the other holocaust victims in the sewage system. When will humans snap out of it? So much has gone “to waste”.

  31. Comet Bowl Reply Report comment

    April 18, 2017 at 9:42 pm

    Can we just nuke North Korea already and get it over with?

    • bodacious Reply Report comment

      April 19, 2017 at 3:43 pm

      Is that you Donald? I didn’t know you read NIT.

  32. Matt Marquardt

    Matt Marquardt Reply Report comment

    April 18, 2017 at 5:46 pm

    Why is the CERRO GORDO COUNTY TREASURER’S OFFICE JOINING THE MASON CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE?

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 18, 2017 at 6:07 pm

      Figured with that $30,000 handout that you just begged for and received from the city, you would have joined the CoC by now.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        April 18, 2017 at 6:31 pm

        Why join the Chamber? That would cost Matt a few hundred bucks a year. The loan he got from his buddy Eric cost him nada. Matt is playing the game.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          April 18, 2017 at 6:56 pm

          Ya the game that he so very many years criticized and slammed and then turned around & changed his tune when there was “free money” for himself.
          Hypocrisy at its most blatant.

          Besides, what’s a few hundred bucks when it would put him so close to his GILF, Robin.

          • Anonymous

            April 18, 2017 at 7:57 pm

            She’s a Cougar. Haven’t you noticed the obvious sexual tension between the two of them?

          • Matt Marquardt

            Matt Marquardt

            April 18, 2017 at 7:58 pm

            Changing the topic but that’s fine. The dollars are there for anyone to take advantage of; and those dollars go back to the city in the form of increased property valuations and tax payments. The program is a win-win for everyone involved.

        • Matt Marquardt

          Matt Marquardt Reply Report comment

          April 18, 2017 at 8:02 pm

          Not accurate. I’ll be paying the $30K back in the form of increased taxes. The property I so deftly purchased was worth ZERO to the city as it was a church, and paid $0 taxes. Now, it is worth much, much, much more. I’ll be paying plenty of taxes on this property – and in the future, anyone who owns it will, too. The city wins in this case bigger than maybe any other deal they did under this program.

      • Matt Marquardt

        Matt Marquardt Reply Report comment

        April 18, 2017 at 8:04 pm

        Begged? Hardly. I jumped through all the hoops the city erected and successfully navigated the course. I’ll soon collect $30K, yes. And the city will reap many times that over the years in property tax collections. Clear on that yet, or are you just too dense with jealousy to figure it out?

        • Tinted windows are not a crime Reply Report comment

          April 18, 2017 at 9:36 pm

          All anonymous trolls on NIT are jealous of Matt. And afraid of him.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          April 19, 2017 at 10:02 am

          Ignorant TROLL will never be as smart as LVS, much less Matt.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          April 19, 2017 at 11:59 am

          Ass Kiss Snyder aka LVS

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          April 19, 2017 at 12:46 pm

          Matt called foul against several businesses who took advantage of the same forgivable loan program and therein lies the problem. Hyprocrisy.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          April 19, 2017 at 3:00 pm

          “Ignorant TROLL will never be as smart as LVS”

          Dream on LVS you stupid old fool.
          You are about as sharp as the leading edge of a marble.
          A prime example of being so stupid that you cannot comprehend how stupid that you really are.

          You are nothing more than a pimple on the ass of humanity.

        • LVS

          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          April 19, 2017 at 3:42 pm

          Dumb Ass TROLL.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          April 19, 2017 at 4:49 pm

          ^^
          Looks like Marquardt’s lackey, minion and pathetic old ass kisser LVS deleted my comment.
          How can you even look yourself in the mirror being such a suck-ass sycophant you worthless old piece of crap.
          LVS, you have zero self-respect and God knows no one else respects you.
          What a pathetic way to spend your final years.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          April 19, 2017 at 5:00 pm

          He’s just pissed away another day. Stalking and deleting the hours away in Larry Land.

    • Allen

      Allen Reply Report comment

      April 18, 2017 at 8:31 pm

      Is that even legal?

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 19, 2017 at 10:55 am

      Not unusual at all…many public offices belong to Chambers of Commerce in lots of communities across the nation. Yawn…trying to start fires where there is nothing to burn.

      • Allen

        Allen Reply Report comment

        April 19, 2017 at 11:11 am

        I asked the question because I didn’t know. What benefits do public offices get from coc, and how does it benefit tax payers.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          April 19, 2017 at 11:24 am

          Membership enhances departmental collaboration on events and improves communication between city/county departments. The better the communication, the less duplication of effort between city/county agencies.

          • Anonymous

            April 19, 2017 at 11:51 am

            so why should a government agency PAY to communicate?? No logic to your post

          • Anonymous

            April 19, 2017 at 11:53 am

            Thank you Robin Anderson

          • Anonymous

            April 19, 2017 at 12:55 pm

            Because it would COST not to.

          • Anonymous

            April 21, 2017 at 11:33 pm

            That is nothing but Malarkey ! Taxpayers should not be paying the dues for her to belong to a Partisan org. Unless u are Republican..you are bubkus !! The Treasurer is a DINO.for sure !

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 21, 2017 at 11:28 pm

      Sorry I keep hitting the wrong words . The reason for that office joining..???? Ms.Wright is always looking for attention. I want to know what happened to her employee who was fired for asking too many questions about how Ms.Wright dealt with car dealership titles ?? Sounds like she wanted her out of there before it stirred up a hornet’s nest !!

    • The One Who Knows Reply Report comment

      April 22, 2017 at 7:03 pm

      The Chamber of Commerce is much like the American Law Institute and the BAR associations across America. They are quasi governmental organizations intertwined with official government policy. The United States Military is also one of these quasi organizations which aren’t actually publicly official at all, but have come to be utilized by the government to fulfill a practical purpose.

  33. Abigale Reply Report comment

    April 18, 2017 at 3:57 pm

    Here is the bottom line. Todd Blodgett is one smart and very connected person. He has his influential contacts throughout North Iowa, with one in Mason City that has many business connections and voting numbers behind him. I have personally overheard this group swayed many past election in the last six months. Mr. Blodgett is one class guy that sometimes uses his contacts to better the decisions of this community. if he wanted the job of the GGazette editor, he’d already have it. Many of us have looked at MC and seen it for what it has become, a retirement community. Vacant buildings everywhere because not everyone has a new business geared to the 65+ aged. A town council that minus Adams and Lee are so inept they crush any growth potential that might still exist. Why are new businesses and our graduates running from this town? Maybe because nothing is here for them. This town’s population is 65+. What happens in 5 years when our huge tax base passes away? Our roads are terrible with need to directional painting, yet we want to build a arena and more. Lost totally lost. We have pickleball, what’s next shuffleboard.

    • John Reply Report comment

      April 18, 2017 at 7:12 pm

      You are saying that everyone dies at age 70?

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        April 18, 2017 at 8:36 pm

        What happened to all the REAL comments?

      • Abigale Reply Report comment

        April 19, 2017 at 1:04 pm

        says 65+ (PLUS)

      • Dale Reply Report comment

        April 19, 2017 at 1:12 pm

        Is it time to simply close down the North Iowa Event Center? Look at their schedule for August thru Dec of this year . -0- Zero bookings. This is a county tax payers nightmare. They can’t possibly break even on salaries, utilities and upkeep. County Board of Supervisors, are you watching? Can’t imagine if hockey pulls out of there.

    • Convicted carnie Reply Report comment

      April 18, 2017 at 9:39 pm

      Todd Blodgett lives in his car. And carried a loaded gun. Beware of this man.

      • Joe P Reply Report comment

        April 19, 2017 at 2:59 pm

        Your wrong, Todd lives in Texas and in Clear Lake. Not in his car. At his cottage on south shore drive.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 24, 2017 at 8:14 am

      You’re clueless and live in LaLa Land and listen to and spread the SSDD tune. Kids leaving blah blah blah, inept council blah blah blah, old people blah blah blah… but what do you do? NOTHING but bch bch bch. End of story. You old naysayer that sucks the life and joy out of most everything. Go sit in Max Weavers park and cry in your beer.

  34. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 18, 2017 at 7:05 am

    LVS will be in shortly to delete comments.
    After he puts on some fresh Depends & gums some food down.

    • Uncle Sam Reply Report comment

      April 18, 2017 at 8:14 am

      With the deadline ticking away, he is still trying to figure out ways to cheat on his Income Taxes. He’s got shoe boxes full prune juice and depends receipts.

  35. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 16, 2017 at 4:53 pm

    Happy Easter TROLL. I hope you choke on a egg!

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 16, 2017 at 4:55 pm

      We loved your purple outfit so much, why the new disguise sissy?

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 16, 2017 at 5:08 pm

      Have you no shame. What an awful way to talk to people on the day of His Resurrection. “Happy Easter I hope you choke”. God Help You.

  36. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 16, 2017 at 11:39 am

    Nice new moniker Allen, but your avatar is the same.

  37. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 16, 2017 at 8:26 am

    Dumb Ass TROLL gone again!

  38. War is Needed Reply Report comment

    April 15, 2017 at 5:51 am

    Peace on Earth through Trump’s use of force. He has the chance to use this might military to clean up the worlds trash once and for all. I say do it. Let’s have a global war and get it over with. Make the alliances with Russia and China and start blasting.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 15, 2017 at 11:13 am

      You enlist first. I’m sure as hell not sending my kid.

      • Allen

        Allen Reply Report comment

        April 15, 2017 at 6:40 pm

        Just think what would happen if everybody thought this way. I salute all those that step up to the plate to help protect this country.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          April 15, 2017 at 7:00 pm

          So Allen, what branch of the military did you serve in?

          • Allen

            Allen

            April 15, 2017 at 8:18 pm

            US ARMY !!!!

          • Qualified

            April 16, 2017 at 12:44 pm

            I served in the US Army ROTC for 1 semester in college. More than Trump did.

          • anonymous too

            April 16, 2017 at 3:08 pm

            One semester in ROTC. wow! You didn’t serve our country, you played soldier in a classroom.

          • Anonymous

            April 16, 2017 at 5:13 pm

            AH…. and now comes the test of who is more patriotic and loyal to this country. Such foolish arguments.

          • Allen

            Allen

            April 17, 2017 at 12:00 pm

            @ anonymous 5:13 pm. Just wondering, who’s arguing?

          • anonymous too

            April 19, 2017 at 8:52 am

            The village idiot from Clear Lake will argue any and everything. I’m sorry but taking an ROTC class doesn’t qualify him as a soldier. Him bragging about it just makes him more of an idiot. Thank you to all the men and women who have and are serving our country!

          • Allen

            Allen

            April 19, 2017 at 4:04 pm

            @ anonymous too, I agree with your comment on ROTC (shake n bakes) I’ve seen several of these 2nd louies crumble under pressure. They, (some) go to school to learn how to lead, until the shit hits the fan, then they look to the NCO’s to take over and finish the mission.

          • Anonymous

            April 20, 2017 at 7:04 am

            ^ Expressions of Partiotism and Military Service are highly individual, all honorable, and should not be judged one against another.

          • Anonymous

            April 20, 2017 at 3:32 pm

            We forgive Allen this time.

          • Allen

            Allen

            April 20, 2017 at 8:12 pm

            @ anonymous 7:04 am, There is nothing patriotic about, (You enlist first. I’m sure as hell not sending my kid.) And, why do you constantly comment on or answer your own comments.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 16, 2017 at 11:45 am

      Small mind idiot,kill them all is your solution.Ya and walls work well too.You must be from Mason City Iowa.We read a lot about how you peoplel act and turn companies off and before you speak NOT talking about your pork plant mess.You maybe not,but sure some would like to move on, as not to mess up future anymore of our town.Trump is yourman,got to think pray to God we have a country left in 4 years.He. can’t even produce his Tax Return,but he railed on Obama Birth records for 7 years b4 said he was wrong.He back tracks a lot just no body calls him on it.Watch he will backtrack on everything he promised middle class.Got a ? are those Make America hats I hope we’re made in USA?

      • Cup Over Spilleth Reply Report comment

        April 18, 2017 at 5:05 am

        Hats are made in China. Trump is a con man. Americans like to be played by rich white guys who know how to grab pussies. The Harley guys are still drunk on ambrosia.

  39. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 15, 2017 at 3:53 am

    well they have a new idiot to take Blodgett’s place on the opinion page. The bully Tom Willett writes in a dramatized fashion he owns everything

  40. Klinkish Reply Report comment

    April 14, 2017 at 1:20 am

    Globe Gazette is going to $4 a Sunday this weekend. Get ’em while you can.

  41. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 13, 2017 at 9:29 am

    Ok, so I commented on one of LVS’s post and he committed back. I had ask him a question and he responded. When I responded to his answer I did not put anything derogatory about him or to him in my Response but LVS deleted it anyway! I thought he only deleted comments that were derogatory to him. It appears he also delete comments that he just plain does not agree with.

    • LVS

      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 14, 2017 at 5:53 pm

      Bull Shit. If you were deleted it was because you were in a thread and when the loud mouth troll made a derogatory remark and was rightfully deleted your comment went with him. I will continue to delete every comment they make calling me names or using derogatory comments. You are complaining about the wrong person (probably because you ARE the TROLL), if you want it stopped tell the troll. Otherwise do not comment after my posts. Now, I hope you understand because that is how it will be.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        April 15, 2017 at 7:06 am

        He’s just very old and angry and confused.

      • LVS

        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        April 15, 2017 at 5:58 pm

        Ignorant Damn TROLL had better hope he never meets any of my family. What a Dumb Ass P.O.S. he is!

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        April 16, 2017 at 9:03 am

        Dumb Ass Chickenshit TROLL. So scared he won’t stand in front of me and shoot off his mouth. What a Coward!

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 15, 2017 at 11:56 am

      Lets hire a polka band!

  42. Beans Sing a Song Reply Report comment

    April 12, 2017 at 5:07 am

    At least one day a week treat your intestines to a delicious can of Hy Vee dark red kidney beans…no salt added. Eat it after church on Sunday. Let the magic take you away. By Monday morning you’ll be feeling refreshed.

  43. UhNonUhMuss Reply Report comment

    April 10, 2017 at 9:54 pm

    The body of her relative is barely cool and almost not even a positive ID has been done and Deoshea Foster already has a GoFundMe page set up with a goal of $15K. No offense to the family of the deceased, but I think this is really horrible.

    I’ve known parts of the Foster family for almost my entire life, but she seems to take the cake. She seems to take any situation and see how she can squeeze some money out of it. She didn’t even wait a day, just dove right in seeking money for the “family expenses”.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 11, 2017 at 12:51 pm

      One of the friends of the deceased said they were all drunk. I’m betting the drivers family will get sued. Not enough go fund me money will be enough for that.

      • Allen

        Allen Reply Report comment

        April 11, 2017 at 3:27 pm

        Your probably right, but I doubt that the driver forced any of them into his vehicle and held them at gun point. Unfortunately personnel responsibility is not alive and well in our society any more. It’s always somebodies else’s fault.

        • Allen's Junk Argument Reply Report comment

          April 11, 2017 at 4:21 pm

          Junk argument Allen. Youth succumb to peer pressure, and no one knows how reckless a driver is going to act once he’s behind the wheel, and you’re his victim passenger. The liability rests with the driver and the driver alone.

          • Allen

            Allen

            April 11, 2017 at 5:19 pm

            That’s BS, everybody has a choice. And who do you suppose was the peer in that vehicle, forcing any of them to stay. Unfortunately personnel responsibility is not alive and well in our society any more. It’s always somebodies else’s fault. I’m not arguing about anything, but evidently you are. Your argument is Junk, because you live in a bubble. Come back to real time and see what you been missing. If you don’t like what I say in my posts, don’t read them, see, you too have a choice, make the right one.

          • Anonymous

            April 11, 2017 at 5:59 pm

            Under Iowa law when a person gets into someone else’s vehicle they accept responsibility for their own well being. There will be no lawsuit because there are no lawyers that will take the case.

          • Allen

            Allen

            April 11, 2017 at 6:55 pm

            @ Anonymous 5:59pm, I didn’t know that was Iowa law. If it’s true, thanks for bringing it to light. It just might help squelch some of the sue happy posters.

          • Anonymous

            April 11, 2017 at 8:18 pm

            @ Allen…… if you don’t like what I post then blah blah blah……. Perhaps Allen, if you don’t want a response then don’t bother posting.

          • Pirates of the Narubian Bleppo

            April 11, 2017 at 8:32 pm

            Both of you have junk arguments. Tell me how a passenger in the backseat can get out of the vehicle when it’s speeding along at 80mph and the driver is acting like an asshole? No, liability rests with the driver and the driver alone. If it was determined the driver was in the wrong, and his passengers died…AND…he was underage and using his parents vehicle…well holy shit Batman…the parents of that kid are super liable. Insurance will kick in up to a point…but then after that…it’s smooth sailing to the bank. Sucks…but the parents SHOULD be responsible for a wild reckless out of control kid who just killed 4 other people. However, there is the possibility a passenger reached over and yanked the steering wheel or otherwise interfered with the driver…but DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES…so unless the intersection camera caught it all on tape…the secret dies with the. Terrible…but PARENTS CONTROL YOUR F’IN KIDS!! I’M SICK OF THIS CRAPP CULTURE.

          • Anonymous

            April 12, 2017 at 3:07 am

            Right on pirate! There will be a lawsuit you just wait and see.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        April 12, 2017 at 8:08 am

        why would the drivers family get sued. Legally he was a adult. Maybe if the jeep was in their name .

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 12, 2017 at 11:31 am

      She’s on Facebook for sale pages pretty much all the time too, begging for free furniture and appliances and stuff. It gets really old.

    • Your right Reply Report comment

      April 14, 2017 at 9:37 pm

      Some of the Foster’s are not ready for the freedom that Abe Lincoln arranged for them to have.

  44. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 10, 2017 at 8:35 am

    The Fox Network should stick to sports.As far as news they just suck.

  45. Ken S

    Observer the Original Reply Report comment

    April 10, 2017 at 7:04 am

    I noticed that there was no coverage of the fire at Shalom Tower II.

    • OBGYN Loses Argument Reply Report comment

      April 11, 2017 at 4:22 pm

      I remember the Original OB GYN. You never responded to the fact that you lost the marijuana argument. Remember? 6 states and counting have legalized.

    • Champ Stamp Reply Report comment

      April 11, 2017 at 4:24 pm

      So Matt Marquardt gets several photo caption credits in Basu’s Des Moines Register article about Alex Kuhn. He must be feeling like a champ.

  46. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 9, 2017 at 9:11 pm

    Severe thunderstorm warning for our area, and both KAAL and KTTC are showing it. NOTHING on KIMT. They are so inept they’re worthless.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 10, 2017 at 8:31 am

      Totally agree. Does not anyone work there.

    • anonymous too Reply Report comment

      April 10, 2017 at 10:09 am

      Do you think someone was actually working Sunday evening? Nope. Same with the radio stations. They aren’t there on the weekends. It’s all recorded days ahead. Our media in Mason City is truly lacking.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 15, 2017 at 11:16 am

      They have SEVEN job openings. Not that many people work there to begin with, so that tells you something. Go apply, they need you!