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Charles City man accused of felony domestic assault says he’s not guilty

Charles City man accused of felony domestic assault says he’s not guilty

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Mason City man given 90 days in jail after attacking police officer during investigation

Mason City man given 90 days in jail after attacking police officer during investigation

MASON CITY – A Mason City man already acquainted with jail will be going back for 90 days after yet another traffic stop that resulted in an altercation…

Former Miss Universe hits back after early morning Donald Trump Twitter barrage

Former Miss Universe hits back after early morning Donald Trump Twitter barrage

NEW YORK – This morning, Donald Trump told America to “check out sex tape” of a former Miss Universe that he fat-shamed decades ago after his rival, Hillary…

Flood damaged items to be picked up in Mason City

Flood damaged items to be picked up in Mason City

MASON CITY – City of Mason City Sanitation customers are advised that the City will be conducting a pick-up of flood damaged items beginning Monday, October 3 and…

North Carolina men set up Trump store in MC, selling out of signs (video)

North Carolina men set up Trump store in MC, selling out of signs (video)

MASON CITY – Get your Donald Trump gear while you can. A hastily set up Donald Trump store on a vacant Mason City lot is selling out of…

Patti Judge, trailing in polls, taunts Grassley for snubbing debates

Patti Judge, trailing in polls, taunts Grassley for snubbing debates

DES MOINES – Democrat Patti Judge is trailing incumbent U.S. Senator Charles Grassley in the polls, isn this week taunted the long-time legislator for snubbing debates with her.…

Iowa Congressional delegation asks committee leaders to keep Iowa items in final water bill

Iowa Congressional delegation asks committee leaders to keep Iowa items in final water bill

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley, Sen. Joni Ernst, Rep. Steve King, Rep. Dave Loebsack, Rep. Rod Blum, and Rep. David Young are asking the top House and Senate…

Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds to depart on trade mission to Argentina and Uruguay this weekend

Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds to depart on trade mission to Argentina and Uruguay this weekend

DES MOINES – Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds will depart on a trade mission to Argentina and Uruguay this weekend. The trip is aimed at expanding trade opportunities for…

Mason City drunk driver sent back to jail

Mason City drunk driver sent back to jail

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Strange behavior leads to three arrests of man for inhaling toxic vapors

Strange behavior leads to three arrests of man for inhaling toxic vapors

MASON CITY – A man acting strange turned out to be allegedly inhaling noxious vapors from a can of air, leading to three trips to the county jail.…

Man arrested after driving through people’s yards and making threats

Man arrested after driving through people’s yards and making threats

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Arrest made in connection to search warrant at apartment with stolen bikes

Arrest made in connection to search warrant at apartment with stolen bikes

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is behind bars after a search warrant was executed earlier this month. Mason City police say that on Thursday, September 29…

Mason City man who arrived at burning apartment evades drunk driving conviction

Mason City man who arrived at burning apartment evades drunk driving conviction

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who drove up to his burning apartment house only to be arrested for operating while intoxicated was able to evade that…

Northwood man says he is not guilty of sex abuse of child

Northwood man says he is not guilty of sex abuse of child

NORTHWOOD – A Northwood, Iowa man says he is not guilty of sexual abuse of a child and a December trial is set. Gerad Lee Kuhlmann, age 30,…

Anti-Defamation League says “Pepe the Frog” is hate symbol

Anti-Defamation League says “Pepe the Frog” is hate symbol

NEW YORK – Pepe the Frog has joined the Echo, Swastika, and Blood Drop Cross as “hate symbols,” the Anti-Defmation League announced. The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) this week…

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Franklin county chamber of commerce signs letter to Congress urging cuts to financial regulations

Franklin county chamber of commerce signs letter to Congress urging cuts to financial regulations

September 27, 2016 TO THE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS: The undersigned chambers of…

Former Miss Universe hits back after early morning Donald Trump Twitter barrage

Former Miss Universe hits back after early morning Donald Trump Twitter barrage

NEW YORK – This morning, Donald Trump told America to “check out sex tape” of…

North Carolina men set up Trump store in MC, selling out of signs (video)

North Carolina men set up Trump store in MC, selling out of signs (video)

MASON CITY – Get your Donald Trump gear while you can. A hastily set up…

Patti Judge, trailing in polls, taunts Grassley for snubbing debates

Patti Judge, trailing in polls, taunts Grassley for snubbing debates

DES MOINES – Democrat Patti Judge is trailing incumbent U.S. Senator Charles Grassley in the…

Anti-Defamation League says “Pepe the Frog” is hate symbol

Anti-Defamation League says “Pepe the Frog” is hate symbol

NEW YORK – Pepe the Frog has joined the Echo, Swastika, and Blood Drop Cross…

Three juvies arrested for burglarizing elderly lady’s house

Three juvies arrested for burglarizing elderly lady’s house

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Early voting begins today in Iowa; Hillary and Trump make appearances

Early voting begins today in Iowa; Hillary and Trump make appearances

DES MOINES – Early voting begins today in Iowa, and Hillary Clinton is in Des…

U.N. Human Rights Council says U.S. owes African-Americans reparations for “racial terrorism”

U.N. Human Rights Council says U.S. owes African-Americans reparations for “racial terrorism”

GENEVA – A United Nations human rights panel says the United States continues to treat African…

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West Fork 28, Nashua Plainfield 14
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Senator Joni Ernst will be in Franklin County to tour Latham Hi-Tech Seeds on Tuesday, October 4th as part of her 99 county tour.

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MASON CITY – On Friday, October 7, 2016, officers from Mason City Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. The event will be at the West McDonald’s restaurant, 1651 4th Street SW, starting at 2:00 pm.All community members are invited to attend. Coffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions and learn more about the department’s work in Mason City.

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The Mason City Public Library will be closed on Monday, October 10, 2016 for collection and building maintenance.

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Iowa Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments in Spencer

Des Moines, September 28, 2016— On Thursday, October 13, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Spencer, Iowa. The proceeding will take place in the Old Spencer Middle School auditorium, 104 E 4th Street. The oral arguments are open to the public and will begin at 7 p.m.

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The Wellmark Foundation is awarding grants up to $10,000 for projects that promote active living as well as access to and consumption of healthy foods. Cerro Gordo Department of Public Health just entered our community project for a chance to receive a grant. Starting TODAY, you can vote for our project here. Show your support and vote for them!

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The Mason City Earth Day Committee would like to invite you and your family to “Walk, Roll and Stroll” to your nearest Mason City park or playground on Saturday, October 8 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Bring a bag with you and pick up any litter you see along the way, and then meet us at Georgia-Hanford Park to drop off your trash and enjoy FREE food, crafts and activities! This is a great way to get outside, enjoy our parks & playgrounds and help keep them beautiful!
There is no charge and registration is not required.

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The Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board and Lime Creek Nature Center Foundation are sponsoring their annual Halloween Hike on Wednesday, October 26 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Lime Creek Nature Center.
Groups of hikers will be led through the trails of Lime Creek on a 40-minute hike, encountering various creatures along the way. The hike will not be scary, but will be a fun and educational experience for the whole family. Refreshments will be served following the hike. Children ten years old and under are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes and are welcome to participate in a costume contest that will be held in conjunction with the hike.
Reservations are required and the fee is $3.00 per person for all ages. Members of the Lime Creek Nature Center can make reservations starting Monday, October 10, at 8 a.m. Non-member registrations will be taken starting Tuesday, October 11, at 8 a.m. Call 423-5309 to make reservations or for more information.

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U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) announced she will hold a town meeting in Cerro Gordo County as part of her 99 county tour to speak with constituents. This town meeting is open to the public.
Friday, October 7, 2016, NOON
The Park Inn Ballroom, Main Floor
15 West State Street in Mason City, IA

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Notice of Board Meeting - Mason City Woman’s Club
Date: Tuesday, October 4th
Time: 11:30
Place: Pies and More

Mason City Woman’s Club Program Meeting
Date: October 11, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Place: Columbia Club (formerly known as Knights of Columbus) 551 South Taft Avenue, Mason City, IA
Program: Orphan Train
Speaker: Jim Phillips

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FISHING REPORT:
Blue Pit (BIG BLUE)
Channel Catfish - Good: An occasional catfish has been caught on cut bait on the jetty. Blue Sucker – Good.

Clear Lake
Yellow Bass - Excellent: Farmer’s beach (just outside the weed edge), MacIntosh swim beach and the Ventura jetties have been producing well. Hy-Vee and other rock reefs continue to produce. Try also the channel between the little lake and big lake has. Action has picked up this week with anglers reporting fish on every cast, at times. Walleye - Good: Walleye action is starting to pick up in certain areas. Use jigs and a minnow or cut bait in many of the same areas that yellow bass are biting. Channel Catfish - Good: Catfish are biting near the grade on cut bait and minnows. Try the last couple hours of the day or early morning. Black Crappie - Fair: Try near the Hy-Vee reef or in tight to docks in early morning. Muskellunge - Good: Musky fishing has been decent; September is usually a good month for musky fishing. Yellow Perch - Good: Yellow perch are hitting by the grade on 1/16 ounce black leadheads with a piece of cut bait.

Lake Smith
Largemouth Bass - Good: Largemouth are starting to go on the feed with cooler water.

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Charles City man accused of felony domestic assault says he’s not guilty

Charles City man accused of felony domestic assault says he’s not guilty

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Mason City man given 90 days in jail after attacking police officer during investigation

Mason City man given 90 days in jail after attacking police officer during investigation

MASON CITY – A Mason City man already acquainted with jail will be going back for 90 days after yet another traffic stop that resulted in an altercation…

Iowa drunk driver shows up to court intoxicated

Iowa drunk driver shows up to court intoxicated

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Mason City drunk driver sent back to jail

Mason City drunk driver sent back to jail

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Strange behavior leads to three arrests of man for inhaling toxic vapors

Strange behavior leads to three arrests of man for inhaling toxic vapors

MASON CITY – A man acting strange turned out to be allegedly inhaling noxious vapors from a can of air, leading to three trips to the county jail.…

Man arrested after driving through people’s yards and making threats

Man arrested after driving through people’s yards and making threats

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.…

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Anti-Defamation League says “Pepe the Frog” is hate symbol

Anti-Defamation League says “Pepe the Frog” is hate symbol

NEW YORK – Pepe the Frog has joined the Echo, Swastika, and Blood Drop Cross as “hate symbols,” the Anti-Defmation League…

U.N. Human Rights Council says U.S. owes African-Americans reparations for “racial terrorism”

U.N. Human Rights Council says U.S. owes African-Americans reparations for “racial terrorism”

GENEVA – A United Nations human rights panel says the United States continues to treat African Americans poorly, as it allegedly has…

Presidential candidate Gary Johnson cannot name a leader of any foreign country (video)

Presidential candidate Gary Johnson cannot name a leader of any foreign country (video)

NEW YORK – Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson and his running mate William Weld were unable to name a leader of…