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Mason City man arrested for drunk driving

Mason City man arrested for drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was jailed for drunk driving this week. Mark Edward Torres, age 41, was stopped by a Mason City police officer on…

Woman arrested for domestic abuse after introducing knife to boyfriend

Woman arrested for domestic abuse after introducing knife to boyfriend

MASON CITY – A man received minor injuries after an argument with his girlfriend turned violent. A source close to a Mason City man who was injured during…

Devout Christian clerk jailed for not giving homosexuals marriage licenses

Devout Christian clerk jailed for not giving homosexuals marriage licenses

ROWAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that homosexuals must be given marriage licenses, but a Kentucky clerk refused to comply and has been jailed. The…

Opinion: “Orchestrated assault” on family business

Opinion: “Orchestrated assault” on family business

Opinion of Peter Children of Mason City – What went down here (closing of Chop restaurant and Eleven lounge) is unprecedented in the annals of this city. I…

Val Flores sought by MCPD for robbery

Val Flores sought by MCPD for robbery

MASON CITY – The Mason City police department is seeking a man at this time for an alleged robbery. The alleged crime took place on August 23 in…

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady cleared to play by federal judge

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady cleared to play by federal judge

NEW YORK CITY – In a major loss for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, a 4-game suspension leveled against Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been thrown out by a…

Read Dr. Anita Micich contract with Mason City School District

Read Dr. Anita Micich contract with Mason City School District

MASON CITY – After a document request, the Mason City School District has made available to NIT the contract negotiated by the district with Superintendent Dr. Anita Micich.…

Clear Lake hotel evacuated during gas leak

Clear Lake hotel evacuated during gas leak

CLEAR LAKE – A hotel in Clear Lake was briefly evacuated Wednesday evening due to a gas leak. According to an Alliant Energy spokesman, a contractor doing work…

Poll shows Hillary and Trump still with sizable leads

Poll shows Hillary and Trump still with sizable leads

DUBUQUE, Iowa— Hillary Clinton continues to hold a sizeable advantage over her nearest rivals according to the new Loras College Poll released Wednesday. The news is not all…

Man who was waiting for “green light” from Allah to blow up airplanes sent to prison for 20 years

Man who was waiting for “green light” from Allah to blow up airplanes sent to prison for 20 years

KANSAS CITY – A Wichita, Kansas, man working as an avionic technician for an aeronautics company and possessing restricted access to secure airport areas, was sentenced to 20…

Grassley demands update in investigation of Iowa man’s drowning death

Grassley demands update in investigation of Iowa man’s drowning death

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley is requesting an update on the ongoing investigation into the drowning death of a 20-year-old Iowan while in police custody…

Health department wants to help you lose weight

Health department wants to help you lose weight

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health is is offering a free weight-loss program beginning this September. The Diabetes Prevention Program is a nationally…

Learn all about eagles – and see one up close – at Lime Creek program

Learn all about eagles – and see one up close – at Lime Creek program

MASON CITY – If you are fascinated by America’s bird, the eagle, you will have a chance to see one up close at an upcoming program at Lime…

Chop and Eleven close for good

Chop and Eleven close for good

MASON CITY – The downtown Mason City establishment Chop Restaurant and Eleven Bar has closed permanently, NIT has learned. Owner George Barlas confirmed the closing this afternoon. “I…

Clear Lake man caught with meth in Mason City

Clear Lake man caught with meth in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Clear Lake man already facing felony drug charges in a neighboring county was caught with the powerful narcotic methamphetamine as he drove through Mason…



















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Opinion: “Orchestrated assault” on family business

Opinion: “Orchestrated assault” on family business

Opinion of Peter Children of Mason City – What went down here (closing of Chop…

Alex Kuhn seeks second term on Mason City council

Alex Kuhn seeks second term on Mason City council

MASON CITY – At-Large councilman Alex Kuhn has announced he is seeking a second term…

Black Lives Matter group scoffs at Democratic Party endorsement

MINNEAPOLIS – The following is a statement is response to the Democratic National Committee resolution…

MCPD: End speculation and come forward with information in death of young man

MCPD: End speculation and come forward with information in death of young man

MASON CITY – As an investigation now continues in the death of young William Whipple,…

The “Clear Lake Breezer” is Clear Lake’s “signature cocktail”

The “Clear Lake Breezer” is Clear Lake’s “signature cocktail”

CLEAR LAKE – Clear Lake’s “signature cocktail” was chosen Thursday evening at an event held…

Democratic Presidential candidate Martin O’Malley proposes expansion of social security

Democratic Presidential candidate Martin O’Malley proposes expansion of social security

NIT – On Friday, Governor Martin O’Malley released what his campaign calls “a bold, progressive…

Another Town, Another Time… (by Peter Children)

When I was young I lived in another town, the climate was similar to this…

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Mason City man arrested for drunk driving

Mason City man arrested for drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was jailed for drunk driving this week. Mark Edward Torres, age 41, was stopped by a Mason City police officer on…

Woman arrested for domestic abuse after introducing knife to boyfriend

Woman arrested for domestic abuse after introducing knife to boyfriend

MASON CITY – A man received minor injuries after an argument with his girlfriend turned violent. A source close to a Mason City man who was injured during…

Devout Christian clerk jailed for not giving homosexuals marriage licenses

Devout Christian clerk jailed for not giving homosexuals marriage licenses

ROWAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that homosexuals must be given marriage licenses, but a Kentucky clerk refused to comply and has been jailed. The…

Val Flores sought by MCPD for robbery

Val Flores sought by MCPD for robbery

MASON CITY – The Mason City police department is seeking a man at this time for an alleged robbery. The alleged crime took place on August 23 in…

Man who was waiting for “green light” from Allah to blow up airplanes sent to prison for 20 years

Man who was waiting for “green light” from Allah to blow up airplanes sent to prison for 20 years

KANSAS CITY – A Wichita, Kansas, man working as an avionic technician for an aeronautics company and possessing restricted access to secure airport areas, was sentenced to 20…

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Devout Christian clerk jailed for not giving homosexuals marriage licenses

Devout Christian clerk jailed for not giving homosexuals marriage licenses

ROWAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that homosexuals must be given marriage licenses, but a Kentucky clerk refused…

Man who was waiting for “green light” from Allah to blow up airplanes sent to prison for 20 years

Man who was waiting for “green light” from Allah to blow up airplanes sent to prison for 20 years

KANSAS CITY – A Wichita, Kansas, man working as an avionic technician for an aeronautics company and possessing restricted access to…