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Possible car-train collision today near Rockwell

Possible car-train collision today near Rockwell

ROCKWELL, IOWA – Law enforcement and other officials responded to what appeared to be a car-train collision Thursday morning west of Rockwell. According to an NIT reader at…

Double-murderer takes own life in Iowa prison

Double-murderer takes own life in Iowa prison

CORALVILLE, IOWA – A man who recently pleaded guilty to two murders has taken his own life, Iowa prison officials said today. Jerry Ray Dillinger, an inmate assigned…

Justice Department files lawsuit to bring Constitutional policing to Ferguson, Missouri

Justice Department files lawsuit to bring Constitutional policing to Ferguson, Missouri

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NIACC women back in rankings at No. 19

NIACC women back in rankings at No. 19

MASON CITY – After being out of the last five polls, the NIACC women’s basketball team is back in the NJCAA Division II rankings at No. 19. NIACC…

Mason City police announce police academy for citizens

Mason City police announce police academy for citizens

MASON CITY – The Mason City Police Department and the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office announced today the 2016 Citizen Police Academy. The class is scheduled to begin…

Local troublemaker sent to jail for a month

Local troublemaker sent to jail for a month

MASON CITY – He’s interfered with police. He’s been tazed. He’s been drunk and ran from cops with a baby in a stroller. He’s partaken in a booze-fueled…

IRS scammer calls Mason City police; tactics are getting more bold

IRS scammer calls Mason City police; tactics are getting more bold

MASON CITY – IRS scammers are apparently getting more brazen, as Mason City police report an officer got a call from one. The Mason City Police Department reported…

Lock your car doors while shopping: Two caught trying to break into vehicles in parking lots

Lock your car doors while shopping: Two caught trying to break into vehicles in parking lots

MASON CITY – Remember to lock your car doors while you are in the store shopping, as evidently, there are individuals attempting to get inside them and possibly…

Congratulations to NIACC’s Fall Term Dean’s List

Congratulations to NIACC’s Fall Term Dean’s List

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College is pleased to announce that 634 individuals have been named to the 2015 Fall Term Dean’s List and President’s List.…

Charles City man arrested for second offense drunk driving

Charles City man arrested for second offense drunk driving

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was caught drunk driving for a second time. Charles City police conducted a traffic stop on February 6, 2016, at about…

More details released in car-bus accident that gave child a concussion

More details released in car-bus accident that gave child a concussion

RURAL FLOYD COUNTY – At least one child was taken to a hospital after a car slammed into a school bus in rural Floyd county. The Floyd county…

Northern Iowa teen reported missing

Northern Iowa teen reported missing

ALLISON, IOWA – A Northern Iowa teen has been reported missing. Ryan L. Martin was reported missing to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office, in Allison, Iowa on February…

City of Mason City expense report, Feb. 2, 2016

City of Mason City expense report, Feb. 2, 2016

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 2/4/2016 Payee Description Amount —————————————— —————————— ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 256.79 ACCURATE AIR CONDITIONINGREPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 164.40 AHLERS AND COONEY…

Legalizing fireworks may traumatize vets, former legislator says

Legalizing fireworks may traumatize vets, former legislator says

DES MOINES – As the Iowa legislature ponders a new bill that would legalize the sale of consumer fireworks to the public, a former legislator and advocate for…

Trucker headed toward Iowa arrested with 19 opened cans of beer in cab

Trucker headed toward Iowa arrested with 19 opened cans of beer in cab

MEDFORD, MINNESOTA – A trucker headed toward Iowa on Interstate 35 was arrested with 19 opened cans of beer in the cab. In a case of showing more…

Watercooler

Iowa Hawkeye Basketball media conference, Fran McCaffery

Iowa Hawkeye Basketball media conference, Fran McCaffery

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Q. Fran, when you look across the board at Woodbury, career…

City of Mason City expense report, Feb. 2, 2016

City of Mason City expense report, Feb. 2, 2016

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 2/4/2016 Payee Description Amount —————————————— —————————— ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL…

FACT SHEET: The President’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget: Overview

FACT SHEET: The President’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget: Overview

From the White House: Under the President’s leadership, we have turned our economy around and…

Legalizing fireworks may traumatize vets, former legislator says

Legalizing fireworks may traumatize vets, former legislator says

DES MOINES – As the Iowa legislature ponders a new bill that would legalize the…

Governor Chet Culver to hold town meetings on Medicaid

DES MOINES – Former Iowa Governor Chet Culver will hold a series of town meetings,…

Cops: Clear snow off your roof before you cause an accident

Cops: Clear snow off your roof before you cause an accident

MASON CITY – Police say it’s just a wise thing to do when you clear…

Legislators attempting to make sale of fireworks legal in Iowa

Legislators attempting to make sale of fireworks legal in Iowa

DES MOINES – Despite serious risk of injury to consumers, the Iowa Legislature is trying…


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ANNOUNCE -MENTS:
The Humane Society of North Iowa will host its 10th Annual Chocolate and Romance fundraising event on Sunday, February 14th. The event is being held at the National Guard Armory in Mason City and will begin at 2:00 pm. This unique event includes a fashion show, silent auction, wine tasting, and chocolate buffet. All proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of North Iowa.

The Floyd County Community Foundation (FCCF) will hold its annual Women in Philanthropy Coffee on Wednesday, February 24th at 9:30 AM at the Charles City Public Library. This year’s speaker, Melissa O’Rourke, will share information on the topics of substitute decision-making and health care directives, coordination of property ownership and estate planning strategies, family communication and goal-setting, and gifting considerations within the family. She will also discuss community and charitable gift considerations.  Time will be available to answer questions from participants. 

Entrepreneurs’ Exchanges: Free of charge. Come, listen, and ask questions. The next E-Exchange is:
Tuesday, February 23rd @ 6:00-7:30 PM
Location: NIACC – McAllister Hall, Room 104G
Topic: Measuring Your Marketing
Presenter: Betsy Armstrong; Regional Development Director, Constant Contact
To register: Call 641-422-4111 or 1-888-466-4222, ext. 4111 or email pappajohn@niacc.edu.

INFLATABLE FUN DAY
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH 2016
At National Guard Armory in Mason City
From 11am to 2pm
Cost is $5

Knights of Columbus will host their annual Irish Stew from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at St. Patrick’s Church Hall, 1001 9th Ave. South, Clear Lake, IA. In addition to the stew and condiments, the meal includes a slice of homemade pie. Adults - $8.00, Children under 8 - $4.00 Carry outs are available. Handicap accessible.

MACNIDER ART DISPLAY
Continuing a Tradition in 2, 3, and 4 Dimensions: Featuring the Artwork of Dean Schwarz With His Family and Friends will run through Saturday, April 2, 2016 in the Museum’s Kinney-Lindstrom gallery. It features pottery, paintings, jewelry, and photographs by the Schwarz family and friends.

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Clear Lake legislative forum: February 12 @ 10:00 am in the community room at Clear Lake Bank & Trust Company, 322 Main Ave, Clear Lake. Hosted by the Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce.

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SENIOR HEALTH CLINICS
FEB. 22 Mason City Mason City Senior Activity Center, 326 4th St. NE
FEB. 29 Clear Lake Evangelical Free Church, 1310 Hwy. 18 West
BLOOD PRESSURE CLINICS
FEB. 11 (10:30-11:30 AM) Mason City Senior Activity Center, 326 4th St. NE

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Crime

Double-murderer takes own life in Iowa prison

Double-murderer takes own life in Iowa prison

CORALVILLE, IOWA – A man who recently pleaded guilty to two murders has taken his own life, Iowa prison officials said today. Jerry Ray Dillinger, an inmate assigned…

Justice Department files lawsuit to bring Constitutional policing to Ferguson, Missouri

Justice Department files lawsuit to bring Constitutional policing to Ferguson, Missouri

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Local troublemaker sent to jail for a month

Local troublemaker sent to jail for a month

MASON CITY – He’s interfered with police. He’s been tazed. He’s been drunk and ran from cops with a baby in a stroller. He’s partaken in a booze-fueled…

IRS scammer calls Mason City police; tactics are getting more bold

IRS scammer calls Mason City police; tactics are getting more bold

MASON CITY – IRS scammers are apparently getting more brazen, as Mason City police report an officer got a call from one. The Mason City Police Department reported…

Lock your car doors while shopping: Two caught trying to break into vehicles in parking lots

Lock your car doors while shopping: Two caught trying to break into vehicles in parking lots

MASON CITY – Remember to lock your car doors while you are in the store shopping, as evidently, there are individuals attempting to get inside them and possibly…

Charles City man arrested for second offense drunk driving

Charles City man arrested for second offense drunk driving

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was caught drunk driving for a second time. Charles City police conducted a traffic stop on February 6, 2016, at about…

World

Justice Department files lawsuit to bring Constitutional policing to Ferguson, Missouri

Justice Department files lawsuit to bring Constitutional policing to Ferguson, Missouri

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arbitrarily detained by Sweden and the UK, UN panel finds

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arbitrarily detained by Sweden and the UK, UN panel finds

NEW YORK – The founder of the WikiLeaks website, which published confidential diplomatic information, has been arbitrarily detained by Sweden and…

FBI arrests man who planned mass shooting before he could act

FBI arrests man who planned mass shooting before he could act

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