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Republicans pounce on Hillary after more emails released

Republicans pounce on Hillary after more emails released

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Republican wasted no time Monday after finding out the state department will release thousands of pages of emails, some of which contain sensitive information. The…

Police investigate shotgun blasts, catch drunk driver

Police investigate shotgun blasts, catch drunk driver

MASON CITY – Shots were reportedly fired this morning in a Mason City neighborhood and police investigated, leading to a drunk driving arrest. Mason City police said that…

Lug nuts removed from car parked in Cultural Crescent leads to police pursuit

Lug nuts removed from car parked in Cultural Crescent leads to police pursuit

MASON CITY – A convicted domestic abuser from Clear Lake allegedly tampered with a parked car in the Cultural Crescent and a police pursuit followed. Mason City police…

Man who was stung in Sturgis sex sting looking for underage girls sent to prison

Man who was stung in Sturgis sex sting looking for underage girls sent to prison

MINNEAPOLIS – Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Nebraska man convicted of Attempted Enticement of a Minor Using the Internet was sentenced on August…

Governor announces broadband expansion to nearly 90,000 homes across Iowa

Governor announces broadband expansion to nearly 90,000 homes across Iowa

DES MOINES – Iowa Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today were joined at the administration’s weekly press conference by leaders from CenturyLink, Windstream, Frontier…

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 on the Mason City council. From Alex Kuhn: It has been a true…

Organizer plans cross-town walk to promote peace, “reverse horrible things”

Organizer plans cross-town walk to promote peace, “reverse horrible things”

MASON CITY – A local organizer is planning a cross-town walk in Mason City on National Peace Day to promote peace and “reverse horrible things” that she says…

Black Lives Matter group scoffs at Democratic Party endorsement

MINNEAPOLIS – The following is a statement is response to the Democratic National Committee resolution expressing support for the Black Lives Matter movement, and can be attributed to…

One dead after shooting outside Waterloo dance club

One dead after shooting outside Waterloo dance club

WATERLOO – Violence erupted outside a Waterloo dance club and a man is dead as a result. On Sunday August 30, 2015, at approximately 3:30 AM, officers with…

Law enforcement called to put down disturbance in downtown Mason City (video)

Law enforcement called to put down disturbance in downtown Mason City (video)

MASON CITY – An altercation erupted in downtown Mason City early Sunday. Law enforcement arrived at the 000 block of South Delaware Avenue at around 1 AM. NIT is…

Standoff in the Cultural Crescent ends peacefully

Standoff in the Cultural Crescent ends peacefully

MASON CITY – A wanted man hunkered down in a Cultural Crescent apartment house and refused to come out for police early Sunday. There was more trouble in the…

Iowa teacher arrested for alleged sexual relations with student

Iowa teacher arrested for alleged sexual relations with student

LE MARS, IOWA – A female teacher turned herself in this week on a warrant connected to an alleged sexual relationship she had with a male teen student.…

Hampton woman trying to prove burger bug case facing felony drug charge

Hampton woman trying to prove burger bug case facing felony drug charge

HAMPTON – A Hampton woman recently in the news for munching burgers that contained fly eggs is battling a felony drug charge in Franklin county. Billie C. Wentzel, age…

Iowa Dem’s not happy with governor’s job performance

Iowa Dem’s not happy with governor’s job performance

DES MOINES – A survey released this week shows that most Iowan’s still approve of Governor Terry Branstad’s handling of state business, with Democrats and Republicans at opposite…

Wanted Mitchell county man caught and arrested after multi-agency search effort

Wanted Mitchell county man caught and arrested after multi-agency search effort

RURAL MITCHELL COUNTY – Regional law enforcement worked together to capture a wanted man in Mitchell county this week when he fled into a field. The Mitchell County…



















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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…

Bookmeyer nearly soils his britches as council dissects cash payout to his Blue Zone crony (video)

Bookmeyer nearly soils his britches as council dissects cash payout to his Blue Zone crony (video)

Opinion by Matt Marquardt – The clown show was on full display Tuesday night as…

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Police investigate shotgun blasts, catch drunk driver

Police investigate shotgun blasts, catch drunk driver

MASON CITY – Shots were reportedly fired this morning in a Mason City neighborhood and police investigated, leading to a drunk driving arrest. Mason City police said that…

Lug nuts removed from car parked in Cultural Crescent leads to police pursuit

Lug nuts removed from car parked in Cultural Crescent leads to police pursuit

MASON CITY – A convicted domestic abuser from Clear Lake allegedly tampered with a parked car in the Cultural Crescent and a police pursuit followed. Mason City police…

Man who was stung in Sturgis sex sting looking for underage girls sent to prison

Man who was stung in Sturgis sex sting looking for underage girls sent to prison

MINNEAPOLIS – Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Nebraska man convicted of Attempted Enticement of a Minor Using the Internet was sentenced on August…

One dead after shooting outside Waterloo dance club

One dead after shooting outside Waterloo dance club

WATERLOO – Violence erupted outside a Waterloo dance club and a man is dead as a result. On Sunday August 30, 2015, at approximately 3:30 AM, officers with…

Standoff in the Cultural Crescent ends peacefully

Standoff in the Cultural Crescent ends peacefully

MASON CITY – A wanted man hunkered down in a Cultural Crescent apartment house and refused to come out for police early Sunday. There was more trouble in the…

World

Cops search for suspects in attempted abduction of teen girl at Minnesota state fair

Cops search for suspects in attempted abduction of teen girl at Minnesota state fair

ST. PAUL – Minnesota law enforcement is seeking witnesses in an attempted abduction outside of the Minnesota State Fair in which…

Construction worker dies after falling from roof of new Vikings stadium

Construction worker dies after falling from roof of new Vikings stadium

MINNEAPOLIS – Today at approximately 7:45 AM on the U.S. Bank Stadium construction site, two workers from Berwald Roofing were injured…