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Spirit Lake man arrested and charged with ten counts of sexual exploitation of minor

Spirit Lake man arrested and charged with ten counts of sexual exploitation of minor

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Snub? Branstad to sign bill in Newton instead of Mason City after embarrassment of hog plant saga

Snub? Branstad to sign bill in Newton instead of Mason City after embarrassment of hog plant saga

DES MOINES – Governor Terry Branstad was supposed to sign a bill in Mason City today, then he says he got sick. Now, he’s chosen another town altogether…

NIACC’s Van Vliet signs with Dallas Baptist University

NIACC’s Van Vliet signs with Dallas Baptist University

MASON CITY – NIACC’s Boy Van Vliet signed a national letter of intent with Dallas Baptist University. Dallas Baptist is a NJCAA Division II school that plays in the…

Downtown fight leads to investigation and arrest of woman

Downtown fight leads to investigation and arrest of woman

MASON CITY – Police investigated a downtown fight this weekend which led to the arrest of a woman. Mason City police tell NIT that at about 2 AM…

President Obama reflects on bombing death of Taliban leader Mansur

President Obama reflects on bombing death of Taliban leader Mansur

WASHINGTON, D.C. – WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama today confirmed the death of Taliban leader Akhtar Mohammad Mansur, who was targeted May 21 by a U.S. airstrike near…

Congress and President ban use of words “Oriental” and “negro” from federal law

Congress and President ban use of words “Oriental” and “negro” from federal law

WASHINGTON – Two words will no longer appear in federal law, after President Barack Obama signed legislation banning the use of the terms  “negro” and “oriental”. President Barack Obama…

President Obama visits Vietnam, says U.S. will sell the country arms

President Obama visits Vietnam, says U.S. will sell the country arms

HANOI, VIETNAM – U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday was in Vietnam and announced new cooperation between the former adversarial nations, including a lift of a ban of…

Mason City man arrested twice after burglary incidents

Mason City man arrested twice after burglary incidents

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was caught twice by Mason City police after alleged burglary incidents. Mason City police were called to 407 21st Street SE…

Governor Branstad too sick to come to Mason City today

Governor Branstad too sick to come to Mason City today

MASON CITY – Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad was supposed to be in Mason City Monday to sign a new bill into law – but says he’s too sick to make…

Gang member sent to prison for dealing meth in Iowa

Gang member sent to prison for dealing meth in Iowa

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Iowa man jailed after threat to burn down house and standoff with police

Iowa man jailed after threat to burn down house and standoff with police

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Mason City woman placed on probation after she was caught with weed for third time

Mason City woman placed on probation after she was caught with weed for third time

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Mason City woman arrested again for public intoxication

Mason City woman arrested again for public intoxication

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Waterloo man arrested after unloading shotgun on victim at gas station

Waterloo man arrested after unloading shotgun on victim at gas station

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Domestic abuser arrested after failing to complete batterer’s education course

Domestic abuser arrested after failing to complete batterer’s education course

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Snub? Branstad to sign bill in Newton instead of Mason City after embarrassment of hog plant saga

Snub? Branstad to sign bill in Newton instead of Mason City after embarrassment of hog plant saga

DES MOINES – Governor Terry Branstad was supposed to sign a bill in Mason City…

Congress and President ban use of words “Oriental” and “negro” from federal law

Congress and President ban use of words “Oriental” and “negro” from federal law

WASHINGTON – Two words will no longer appear in federal law, after President Barack Obama signed…

President Obama visits Vietnam, says U.S. will sell the country arms

President Obama visits Vietnam, says U.S. will sell the country arms

HANOI, VIETNAM – U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday was in Vietnam and announced new…

Governor Branstad too sick to come to Mason City today

Governor Branstad too sick to come to Mason City today

MASON CITY – Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad was supposed to be in Mason City Monday to sign…

White House announces updates to overtime rules

White House announces updates to overtime rules

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Updates to rules guarantee overtime protection to most salaried workers earning less…

Opinion: Elected leaders failed to grow Mason City, leading to last-resort, bottom-rung growth attempt in hog plant

Opinion: Elected leaders failed to grow Mason City, leading to last-resort, bottom-rung growth attempt in hog plant

An opinion sent to NIT – Consider this. In (Friday’s) Globe, and NIT (Thursday), the…

Alliant Energy proposes rate increase in Wisconsin

Alliant Energy proposes rate increase in Wisconsin

MADISON, WISCONSIN – Alliant Energy, which serves customers in Wisconsin and Iowa, is proposing to…

Iowa Republican Party slams Des Moines Register editorial board for criticism of capital building renovation funding

Iowa Republican Party slams Des Moines Register editorial board for criticism of capital building renovation funding

From the Iowa Republican Party – With the conclusion of the 2016 legislative session, scribes,…

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Special Session Agenda 5/24/2016 - 5:30 PM
Mason City Community School District Board of Education
Administration Building Board Room
Meeting Agenda:
I. CALL TO ORDER
II. ROLL CALL
III. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
IV. INFORMATION ITEM
  A. Kingston Life & Health ..
V. ADJOURNMENT

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STATE TRACK:
Korby Sander of Belmond-Klemme runs a 11.30 in the 100 meter dash finals to take the 1A crown

Estherville Lincoln Central runs a 3:32.71 to take the 3A crown in the Distance Medley Relay

CJ May of Aplington-Parkersburg, last year's 3200 meter runner-up, takes first this year with the unofficial time of 9:40.10



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Clear Lake Farmers Market begins
Live music, food and an exciting variety of goods from new and returning vendors. The Clear Lake Farmers Market will be held every Saturday, Memorial Weekend through October 15th, from 9:00 to Noon in the Parking lot of the Surf Ballroom and Museum.

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PARTY IN THE PARK RETURNS TO CHARLES CITY
Friday, May 27 is 2016's first Party in the Park
5-9 PM - FREE ADMISSION
There will be live music, food, drinks, games, and more
Band for May 27 is Richie Lee & The Fabulous 50’s Band

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North lane for westbound traffic on Hwy 122 will be closed between Monroe and Crescent this week for a water valve repair. Expect delays in merging traffic and exercise some patience.

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Rockwell CITY WIDE GARAGE SALES are May 28, 2016

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Rockwell City Cleanup Day
The City of Rockwell City will be holding the annual cleanup day on Saturday, June 4 from 7:00 am – 10:00 am. This cleanup day is only for individuals living within the Rockwell City city limits. Items are to be brought to the Middle School East Parking Lot during these hours.

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Spirit Lake man arrested and charged with ten counts of sexual exploitation of minor

Spirit Lake man arrested and charged with ten counts of sexual exploitation of minor

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Downtown fight leads to investigation and arrest of woman

Downtown fight leads to investigation and arrest of woman

MASON CITY – Police investigated a downtown fight this weekend which led to the arrest of a woman. Mason City police tell NIT that at about 2 AM…

Mason City man arrested twice after burglary incidents

Mason City man arrested twice after burglary incidents

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was caught twice by Mason City police after alleged burglary incidents. Mason City police were called to 407 21st Street SE…

Gang member sent to prison for dealing meth in Iowa

Gang member sent to prison for dealing meth in Iowa

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Iowa man jailed after threat to burn down house and standoff with police

Iowa man jailed after threat to burn down house and standoff with police

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Mason City woman placed on probation after she was caught with weed for third time

Mason City woman placed on probation after she was caught with weed for third time

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World

President Obama reflects on bombing death of Taliban leader Mansur

President Obama reflects on bombing death of Taliban leader Mansur

WASHINGTON, D.C. – WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama today confirmed the death of Taliban leader Akhtar Mohammad Mansur, who was targeted…

Congress and President ban use of words “Oriental” and “negro” from federal law

Congress and President ban use of words “Oriental” and “negro” from federal law

WASHINGTON – Two words will no longer appear in federal law, after President Barack Obama signed legislation banning the use of the…

President Obama visits Vietnam, says U.S. will sell the country arms

President Obama visits Vietnam, says U.S. will sell the country arms

HANOI, VIETNAM – U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday was in Vietnam and announced new cooperation between the former adversarial nations,…