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Iowa man gets 65 years in prison for sexual abuse of his 2 daughters

Iowa man gets 65 years in prison for sexual abuse of his 2 daughters

FORT DODGE – An Iowa man committed an heinous crime – sexually abusing his two daughters and recording the acts on video – and now will spend decades…

Former Mason City man accused of assaulting an officer, again

Former Mason City man accused of assaulting an officer, again

MASON CITY – A former Mason City man is behind bars Wednesday after he allegedly assaulted a police officer. Mason City police were dispatched to the Autumn Park…

Iowa law enforcement officials investigating robbery and shooting at bank

Iowa law enforcement officials investigating robbery and shooting at bank

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Reminder: Fireworks scare dogs

Reminder: Fireworks scare dogs

MASON CITY – As North Iowans prepare to celebrate our nation’s independence with colorful fireworks displays, the Humane Society of North Iowa reminds you to take a moment…

Health department seeks private well owners for water testing

Health department seeks private well owners for water testing

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health is looking to collect a water sample from private well owners and/or users in the county. It…

Nora Springs woman guilty again of stealing from boss

Nora Springs woman guilty again of stealing from boss

MASON CITY – A Nora Springs woman has entered a guilty plea in her third case of stealing from an employer. Julie Ann Fingalsen, age 45 of Nora…

Two men wanted after allegedly stealing gas and fleeing convenience store

Two men wanted after allegedly stealing gas and fleeing convenience store

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NIACC announces Spring 2016 Dean’s List        

NIACC announces Spring 2016 Dean’s List        

North Iowa Area Community College is pleased to announce that 595 individuals have been named to the 2016 Spring Term Dean’s List and President’s List.   These students represent…

North Iowa woman says she’s not guilty of sex abuse of child

North Iowa woman says she’s not guilty of sex abuse of child

CHARLES CITY – A North Iowa woman arrested this month on two counts of sexual abuse of children says she’s not guilty and awaits trial. A warrant was…

Truck driver cited after driving into ditch

Truck driver cited after driving into ditch

RURAL WORTH COUNTY – An Iowa truck driver may have blacked out, causing his vehicle to leave Interstate 35 and enter a ditch. The accident happened Tuesday afternoon…

Rockford man sent to prison after violent domestic incident

Rockford man sent to prison after violent domestic incident

ROCKFORD, IOWA – A Rockford man who struck his wife then fled the scene as police pursued has been sent to prison. Jason Gene Weitzel, age 39, was…

Mason City man sent to jail after assaulting daughter

Mason City man sent to jail after assaulting daughter

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was found guilty in a case where he assaulted his daughter. James Valores Patrick was involved in an altercation back on…

Report: No military assets had moved toward Libya at the time the last two Americans were killed in Benghazi

Report: No military assets had moved toward Libya at the time the last two Americans were killed in Benghazi

Select Committee on Benghazi Releases Proposed Report 81 New Witnesses, 75,000 New Pages of Documents Reveal Significant New Information, Fundamentally Changes the Public’s Understanding of the 2012 Terrorist…

Mason City man beaten by couple with baseball bats, then arrested (video & photos)

Mason City man beaten by couple with baseball bats, then arrested (video & photos)

MASON CITY – A Mason City man got way more than he bargained for after agreeing to fight a man in the street, as he was met by…

Iowa man arrested after allegedly attempting to hire hit man to kill family

Iowa man arrested after allegedly attempting to hire hit man to kill family

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Report: No military assets had moved toward Libya at the time the last two Americans were killed in Benghazi

Report: No military assets had moved toward Libya at the time the last two Americans were killed in Benghazi

Select Committee on Benghazi Releases Proposed Report 81 New Witnesses, 75,000 New Pages of Documents…

City of Mason City expense report, June 23, 2016

City of Mason City expense report, June 23, 2016

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 6/23/2016 Payee Description Amount —————————————— —————————— ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL…

Donald Trump statement regarding British referendum on E.U. membership

Donald Trump statement regarding British referendum on E.U. membership

From Donald J. Trump: The people of the United Kingdom have exercised the sacred right…

Ernst legislation to cut perks for former presidents passes senate

Ernst legislation to cut perks for former presidents passes senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), along with Senators Mark Kirk (R-IL) and…

Supreme Court strikes down Obama’s executive action on amnesty for aliens

Supreme Court strikes down Obama’s executive action on amnesty for aliens

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court today deadlocked in a 4-4 vote, thereby  upholding a lower…

Donald Trump forgives $50 million loan to his campaign

Donald Trump forgives $50 million loan to his campaign

NEW YORK – Donald J. Trump has just announced he has honored the pledge he…

Iowa Dem’s blast Donald Trump’s “reckless economic policies”

Iowa Dem’s blast Donald Trump’s “reckless economic policies”

DES MOINES — As Donald Trump moves forward with his campaign in preparation for the…

Donald Trump finally makes plea for campaign contributions

Donald Trump finally makes plea for campaign contributions

NEW YORK – With Hillary Clinton collecting tens of millions of dollars in campaign contributions,…

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On June 17, the IOWA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY board heard an update on the Mason City Reinvestment District project. The Mason City representatives - Mayor Eric Bookmeyer and other city staff - asked the board to consider contingent approval of the downtown "Renaissance Project" ($10 million from the state on the line) at next month’s board meeting, which will be held on July 22, 2016. Ground is supposed to be broken on a downtown Marriott Hotel in July. Bank ownership of Southbridge Mall is delaying approval, NIT is told, as the city seeks private ownership.

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Iowa man gets 65 years in prison for sexual abuse of his 2 daughters

Iowa man gets 65 years in prison for sexual abuse of his 2 daughters

FORT DODGE – An Iowa man committed an heinous crime – sexually abusing his two daughters and recording the acts on video – and now will spend decades…

Former Mason City man accused of assaulting an officer, again

Former Mason City man accused of assaulting an officer, again

MASON CITY – A former Mason City man is behind bars Wednesday after he allegedly assaulted a police officer. Mason City police were dispatched to the Autumn Park…

Iowa law enforcement officials investigating robbery and shooting at bank

Iowa law enforcement officials investigating robbery and shooting at bank

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

Nora Springs woman guilty again of stealing from boss

Nora Springs woman guilty again of stealing from boss

MASON CITY – A Nora Springs woman has entered a guilty plea in her third case of stealing from an employer. Julie Ann Fingalsen, age 45 of Nora…

Two men wanted after allegedly stealing gas and fleeing convenience store

Two men wanted after allegedly stealing gas and fleeing convenience store

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

North Iowa woman says she’s not guilty of sex abuse of child

North Iowa woman says she’s not guilty of sex abuse of child

CHARLES CITY – A North Iowa woman arrested this month on two counts of sexual abuse of children says she’s not guilty and awaits trial. A warrant was…

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Indiana man arrested for attempting to travel overseas to join ISIL

Indiana man arrested for attempting to travel overseas to join ISIL

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An 18-year-old Brownsburg, Indiana, man was arrested this week for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State…

Shaquille O’Neal first-ever U.S. Department of State Basketball Sports Envoy to Cuba

Shaquille O’Neal first-ever U.S. Department of State Basketball Sports Envoy to Cuba

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Building on the momentum of President Obama’s historic March trip to Cuba, hall of famer Shaquille O’Neal, a…

Minneapolis police significantly increase uniformed presence at Pride festivities

Minneapolis police significantly increase uniformed presence at Pride festivities

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minneapolis Police Department has a proud history of ensuring safe and successful Twin Cities Pride events. This year,…