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Chickasaw county sheriff warns of scams, gives advice to avoid them

Chickasaw county sheriff warns of scams, gives advice to avoid them

NEW HAMPTON – When you send money to people you do not know personally or give personal or financial information to unknown callers, you increase your chances of…

Rep. Steckman calls for tuition freeze for third-straight year

Rep. Steckman calls for tuition freeze for third-straight year

MASON CITY – Representative Sharon Steckman joined her Democratic counterpart Amanda Ragan this week in calling for an unprecedented third-straight year of college tuition freezes at Iowa’s public…

MC man turns himself in for trip to slammer

MC man turns himself in for trip to slammer

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who lost his appeal on convictions of felony domestic abuse with strangulation and drunk driving with his child in the car…

Charles City police catch man who allegedly stole hundreds of dollars worth of tools

Charles City police catch man who allegedly stole hundreds of dollars worth of tools

CHARLES CITY – A man with a long criminal record was caught by Charles City police Sunday and accused of stealing hundreds of dollars worth of tools.…

Drunk Charles City man arrested for threatening schoolchildren

Drunk Charles City man arrested for threatening schoolchildren

CHARLES CITY – Police in Charles City were called to a hotel to deal with an intoxicated man who allegedly claimed he wanted to harm schoolchildren.…

Charles City man allegedly causes car accident while driving drunk

Charles City man allegedly causes car accident while driving drunk

CHARLES CITY – Police in Charles City investigated an auto accident Sunday afternoon and arrested a man after an investigation.…

MC, Nora Springs police team up to arrest wanted man

MC, Nora Springs police team up to arrest wanted man

MASON CITY – Law enforcement in North Iowa brought a wanted man to jail Tuesday night.…

MC woman nabbed at work for skipping court

MC woman nabbed at work for skipping court

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman who snubbed her court date seemed to think she could simply go to work and serve tacos like there was no…

Parents warned of dangerous trend among teens who are trying the “fire challenge”

Parents warned of dangerous trend among teens who are trying the “fire challenge”

NIT – It’s hard to miss the viral reach of the Ice Bucket Challenge, part of a fund-raising effort to fight the ALS disease where people dump buckets…

Victim of domestic assault speaks out as violent man now walks streets of MC

Victim of domestic assault speaks out as violent man now walks streets of MC

The following victim impact statement is being published with permission from Lisa Marie Rodberg, victim of domestic assault at the hands of Bryon Sletten of Mason City. Earlier…

MC man caught after skipping theft trial

MC man caught after skipping theft trial

MASON CITY – A Mason City man charged with theft skipped his trial date and was on the lam for nearly two weeks before police nabbed him in…

After multiple calls to residence, cops arrest woman

After multiple calls to residence, cops arrest woman

MASON CITY – Police made three trips to a Mason City residence Sunday and arrested a woman there for public intoxication.…

More details released related to inmate shooting / suicide incident

More details released related to inmate shooting / suicide incident

WEST UNION, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Division of Criminal Investigation is releasing the name of the individual involved in the assault on a Fayette…

John Drury files papers to run as Independent for County Supervisor

John Drury files papers to run as Independent for County Supervisor

SWALEDALE – Swaledale Mayor John Drury has filed nomination papers to run as an Independent candidate for District 2 County Supervisor in the November election. “In my travels…

Reward increased in manhunt for alleged killer of former Mason City man

Reward increased in manhunt for alleged killer of former Mason City man

ST. PAUL – A Minnesota man accused of murdering a former Mason City man is on the run and a reward for information leading to his capture has…


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Crime

Chickasaw county sheriff warns of scams, gives advice to avoid them

Chickasaw county sheriff warns of scams, gives advice to avoid them

NEW HAMPTON – When you send money to people you do not know personally or give personal or financial information to unknown callers, you increase your chances of…

MC man turns himself in for trip to slammer

MC man turns himself in for trip to slammer

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who lost his appeal on convictions of felony domestic abuse with strangulation and drunk driving with his child in the car…

Charles City police catch man who allegedly stole hundreds of dollars worth of tools

Charles City police catch man who allegedly stole hundreds of dollars worth of tools

CHARLES CITY – A man with a long criminal record was caught by Charles City police Sunday and accused of stealing hundreds of dollars worth of tools.…

Drunk Charles City man arrested for threatening schoolchildren

Drunk Charles City man arrested for threatening schoolchildren

CHARLES CITY – Police in Charles City were called to a hotel to deal with an intoxicated man who allegedly claimed he wanted to harm schoolchildren.…

Charles City man allegedly causes car accident while driving drunk

Charles City man allegedly causes car accident while driving drunk

CHARLES CITY – Police in Charles City investigated an auto accident Sunday afternoon and arrested a man after an investigation.…

MC, Nora Springs police team up to arrest wanted man

MC, Nora Springs police team up to arrest wanted man

MASON CITY – Law enforcement in North Iowa brought a wanted man to jail Tuesday night.…

MC woman nabbed at work for skipping court

MC woman nabbed at work for skipping court

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman who snubbed her court date seemed to think she could simply go to work and serve tacos like there was no…

MC man caught after skipping theft trial

MC man caught after skipping theft trial

MASON CITY – A Mason City man charged with theft skipped his trial date and was on the lam for nearly two weeks before police nabbed him in…

After multiple calls to residence, cops arrest woman

After multiple calls to residence, cops arrest woman

MASON CITY – Police made three trips to a Mason City residence Sunday and arrested a woman there for public intoxication.…

More details released related to inmate shooting / suicide incident

More details released related to inmate shooting / suicide incident

WEST UNION, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Division of Criminal Investigation is releasing the name of the individual involved in the assault on a Fayette…

World

Wisconsin man killed in motorcycle accident in Benton county

Wisconsin man killed in motorcycle accident in Benton county

KEYSTONE, IOWA – A Wisconsin man was killed Tuesday in Benton county while riding his motorcycle.…

Defense department says Russian movements further increasing tensions

Defense department says Russian movements further increasing tensions

By Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr., DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 – Despite Russian…

UN confirms handover of US journalist Peter Theo Curtis

UN confirms handover of US journalist Peter Theo Curtis

UN – The United Nations has confirmed that an American freelance journalist, reportedly held captive for nearly two years by militants…

U.S. military conducts airstrikes against ISIL near Irbil and Mosul dam

TAMPA, Fla. — U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in support of Iraqi security force operations, using attack and…

Politics

Rep. Steckman calls for tuition freeze for third-straight year

MASON CITY – Representative Sharon Steckman joined her Democratic counterpart Amanda Ragan this week in calling for an unprecedented third-straight year of college tuition freezes at Iowa’s…

John Drury files papers to run as Independent for County Supervisor

SWALEDALE – Swaledale Mayor John Drury has filed nomination papers to run as an Independent candidate for District 2 County Supervisor in the November election. “In my…

Business

Kohl’s plays rough with Marshalls department store, blocks its opening in MC

MASON CITY – Apparently citing a legality – and in doing so, protecting its turf – Kohl’s retail corporation is blocking the Marshalls store from opening in…

Iowa’s unemployment rate increases slightly to 4.5 percent

DES MOINES – Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 4.5 percent in July from 4.4 percent in June. The state’s jobless rate stood at 4.8…

Crime

Chickasaw county sheriff warns of scams, gives advice to avoid them

NEW HAMPTON – When you send money to people you do not know personally or give personal or financial information to unknown callers, you increase your chances…

MC man turns himself in for trip to slammer

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who lost his appeal on convictions of felony domestic abuse with strangulation and drunk driving with his child in the…

Watercooler

Parents warned of dangerous trend among teens who are trying the “fire challenge”

NIT – It’s hard to miss the viral reach of the Ice Bucket Challenge, part of a fund-raising effort to fight the ALS disease where people dump…

Victim of domestic assault speaks out as violent man now walks streets of MC

The following victim impact statement is being published with permission from Lisa Marie Rodberg, victim of domestic assault at the hands of Bryon Sletten of Mason City.…