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Mason City man guilty of assault, accused of violating no-contact order

Mason City man guilty of assault, accused of violating no-contact order

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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 the snow off the roof of your vehicle, plus, it keeps yourself and…

Mr. Taco opens in Southbridge Mall

Mr. Taco opens in Southbridge Mall

MASON CITY – In something of a rarity, Southbridge Mall is welcoming a new restaurant under its roof – the popular Mr. Taco. “Mr. Taco is officially open,…

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 to advance a bill legalizing the sale of consumer fireworks to the public.…

Chance at parole granted to former Charles City man who murdered cousin as a teen

Chance at parole granted to former Charles City man who murdered cousin as a teen

DES MOINES – A Charles City man who murdered his 3-year-old cousin as a 14-year-old teen back in 2009 and was sent to prison with no chance at…

Police invite owner of marijuana to stop by and pick it up

Police invite owner of marijuana to stop by and pick it up

SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA – There is good news for the owner of a large bag of marijuana – it is available to be picked up right now. What…

NIACC student-athletes honored by ICCAC

NIACC student-athletes honored by ICCAC

MASON CITY – A total of 84 NIACC student-athletes were named to the NJCAA Region XI all-academic teams for the first semester. A total of 31 student-athletes were…

Wanted man finally brought to county jail on warrant

Wanted man finally brought to county jail on warrant

MASON CITY – A man wanted for months on a warrant connected to an attempted theft in Mason City was finally brought to jail. A theft was reported…

Mason City woman found passed out behind the wheel

Mason City woman found passed out behind the wheel

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Branstad strikes back at Dem’s, says thousands of contracts signed with Iowa doctors to care for Medicaid patients

Branstad strikes back at Dem’s, says thousands of contracts signed with Iowa doctors to care for Medicaid patients

DES MOINES – As Democrats introduced legislation to call off his Medicaid privatization today, Gov. Terry Branstad announced over 87,000 provider contracts have been signed since November 1st…

Van with ten people inside crashes on Iowa highway, three dead in ensuing crash

Van with ten people inside crashes on Iowa highway, three dead in ensuing crash

BENTON COUNTY, IOWA – An early morning crash on an icy Iowa highway involving a van with 10 people inside and three other vehicles took the lives of…

Iowa Dem’s introduce bill to end Branstad’s Medicaid privatization

Iowa Dem’s introduce bill to end Branstad’s Medicaid privatization

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa Democrats continue to battle Governor Branstad and Republicans on their quest to privatize Medicaid, today introducing a bill to end that pursuit and…

Iowa man sent to prison for physical and sexual abuse

Iowa man sent to prison for physical and sexual abuse

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Prayer rooms just for Muslims set at University of Iowa

Prayer rooms just for Muslims set at University of Iowa

IOWA CITY – A Muslim student group at the University of Iowa is celebrating after the school set aside rooms specifically for Muslims to pray in. The University…

Cyclones land top-50 football recruiting class

Cyclones land top-50 football recruiting class

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head football coach Matt Campbell passed his first test as the Cyclone leader with flying colors. Campbell and Iowa State announced 36 newcomers…

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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…

Branstad strikes back at Dem’s, says thousands of contracts signed with Iowa doctors to care for Medicaid patients

Branstad strikes back at Dem’s, says thousands of contracts signed with Iowa doctors to care for Medicaid patients

DES MOINES – As Democrats introduced legislation to call off his Medicaid privatization today, Gov.…

Barb Hovland to challenge Sharon Steckman for seat in Iowa House

Barb Hovland to challenge Sharon Steckman for seat in Iowa House

MASON CITY – There has been no official announcement, but sources within the Republican Party…

Martin O’Malley drops out of race for Presidency

Martin O’Malley drops out of race for Presidency

DES MOINES – Former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley is out of the presidential race after gathering…

Republicans punish Hillary for not beating Bernie

Republicans punish Hillary for not beating Bernie

WASHINGTON — After Hillary Clinton all but tied Bernie Sanders in Monday’s Iowa Caucus, the…

Caucus tonight in Iowa

Caucus tonight in Iowa

MASON CITY – Today is the day. All the hot air, promises, appearances, town halls,…


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MASON CITY:
The Alternate Side Parking Ordinance and Emergency Snow Route will be suspended at 4 pm today and will remain suspended until further notice.

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LISTENING POSTS
Mason City legislative listening post: February 6 @ 10:00 am at Mason City Public Library, 225 2nd St SE, Mason City.

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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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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SENIOR HEALTH CLINICS
FEB. 10 Mason City Trinity Lutheran Church, 213 N. Pennsylvania Ave.
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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Mason City man guilty of assault, accused of violating no-contact order

Mason City man guilty of assault, accused of violating no-contact order

Thank you for reading NorthIowaToday.com.…

Chance at parole granted to former Charles City man who murdered cousin as a teen

Chance at parole granted to former Charles City man who murdered cousin as a teen

DES MOINES – A Charles City man who murdered his 3-year-old cousin as a 14-year-old teen back in 2009 and was sent to prison with no chance at…

Wanted man finally brought to county jail on warrant

Wanted man finally brought to county jail on warrant

MASON CITY – A man wanted for months on a warrant connected to an attempted theft in Mason City was finally brought to jail. A theft was reported…

Mason City woman found passed out behind the wheel

Mason City woman found passed out behind the wheel

Thank you for reading NorthIowaToday.com.…

Iowa Dem’s introduce bill to end Branstad’s Medicaid privatization

Iowa Dem’s introduce bill to end Branstad’s Medicaid privatization

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa Democrats continue to battle Governor Branstad and Republicans on their quest to privatize Medicaid, today introducing a bill to end that pursuit and…

Iowa man sent to prison for physical and sexual abuse

Iowa man sent to prison for physical and sexual abuse

Thank you for reading NorthIowaToday.com.…

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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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ISIS hacker brought to U.S. to stand trial

ISIS hacker brought to U.S. to stand trial

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A computer hacker linked to the ISIS-ISIL terror group that may have victimized at least 1,000 Americans has…

Migrant children given over to human traffickers by inept federal agency, Senators say

Migrant children given over to human traffickers by inept federal agency, Senators say

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Children under the watchful eye of the federal government and at the mercy of their oversight were placed with…