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Iowa Legislature introduces Secretary Pate’s Election Integrity Act

Iowa Legislature introduces Secretary Pate’s Election Integrity Act

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate’s Election Integrity Act was introduced in the Iowa Legislature Wednesday. The proposal is listed as House Study Bill 93 and is…

OBIT: Kennie Troge, 69, of Charles City

OBIT: Kennie Troge, 69, of Charles City

CHARLES CITY – Kennie Troge, 69, of Charles City, passed away Wednesday, February 08, 2017 at the Floyd County Medical Center. A funeral service celebrating Kennie’s life will be held…

Democrats to hold rally Saturday in Mason City “for Iowa working families”

Democrats to hold rally Saturday in Mason City “for Iowa working families”

MASON CITY – Local Democratic legislators will hold a rally this weekend in Mason City to protest a bill introduced in the Iowa Legislature they say will “strip away workers’…

Grassley: No one more qualified than Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General

Grassley: No one more qualified than Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Republican U.S. Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa implored Democratic Senators to approve the nomination of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. Senator Grassley spoke Tuesday in Washington, and…

Oelwein woman jailed after stabbing incident

Oelwein woman jailed after stabbing incident

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Opinion: Build a bridge with Mexico, not a wall

Opinion: Build a bridge with Mexico, not a wall

Once more the magic show has come to town; the esteemed Todd Blodgett has invited all to draw near and leave all your worries behind. I have read his dictum…

Mason City man sent to prison after domestic assault

Mason City man sent to prison after domestic assault

MASON CITY – A Mason City man will spend up to 5 years in prison after his latest domestic assault arrest. Mason City police officers were dispatched for an incomplete…

Sheffield felon jailed for alcohol-related crimes

Sheffield felon jailed for alcohol-related crimes

MASON CITY – A convicted Sheffield felon has been sent to jail for two alcohol-related offenses he committed last summer. Shawn William Armstrong, age 43 of Sheffield, was arrested in…

Vice President Pence casts deciding vote to confirm DeVos for Secretary of Education

Vice President Pence casts deciding vote to confirm DeVos for Secretary of Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tuesday, Vice President Mike Pence broke a 50-50 tie in the Senate to confirm one of President Donald Trump’s most-controversial cabinet nominees, billionaire Betsy DeVos for Education…