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Hamilton county man sentenced for sex crimes against child

Hamilton county man sentenced for sex crimes against child

WEBSTER CITY, IOWA – An Iowa man who was charged in Hardin and Hamilton counties with sex crimes against children has been sentenced to decades behind bars. Willie Clay Werner, age 66,…

Britt man guilty of sexual abuse of child

Britt man guilty of sexual abuse of child

GARNER, IOWA – A Britt man was given a deferred judgement in a case of sexual abuse of a child. The Hancock County Attorney’s Office reports that on…

Fort Dodge police subdue man with knife at Walmart who sought “a lethal reaction” from officers

Fort Dodge police subdue man with knife at Walmart who sought “a lethal reaction” from officers

FORT DODGE – Law enforcement in Fort Dodge were forced to confront a man with a knife who was behaving in a threatening manner Thursday morning. On Thursday,…

Sen. Amaga Ragan says Medicaid providers hurt by privatization of the program

Sen. Amaga Ragan says Medicaid providers hurt by privatization of the program

From Senator Amanda Ragan – Iowa Medicaid providers are struggling under the Branstad-Reynolds privatization plan, according to a new survey. The survey was completed by more than 400…

NIT receives feedback from Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation regarding questions connected to death of Alex Kuhn

NIT receives feedback from Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation regarding questions connected to death of Alex Kuhn

MASON CITY – The following email chain is between an investigator with the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and NorthIowaToday.com Publisher Matt Marquardt, Thursday evening, July 28,…

Jay Urdahl to seek re-election as Supervisor; will face Tim Latham

Jay Urdahl to seek re-election as Supervisor; will face Tim Latham

MASON CITY – First District Cerro Gordo County Supervisor Jay Urdahl announced today that he will run for re-election this November. Urdahl, who first won re-election in 1992,…

Legislative update from Rep. Linda Upmeyer

Legislative update from Rep. Linda Upmeyer

From Rep. Linda Upmeyer – With August right around the corner, a new school year is getting closer. That means back-to-school shopping which can be an expensive endeavor…

Former small Iowa town city clerk charged after audit

Former small Iowa town city clerk charged after audit

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Breaking news: John Groninga appears to be Bookmeyer’s choice to replace Kuhn

Breaking news: John Groninga appears to be Bookmeyer’s choice to replace Kuhn

MASON CITY – According to insiders at city hall, John Groninga appears to be Mayor Eric Bookmeyer’s choice to fill the city council seat left behind by the…

Violent Clear Lake man accused again of domestic abuse

Violent Clear Lake man accused again of domestic abuse

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake man who once removed the lug nuts from a woman’s car whom he was having a dispute with has been accused yet…

Mason City man jailed after criminal mischief incident

Mason City man jailed after criminal mischief incident

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Convicted Mason City meth dealer allegedly lacerates neighbor’s face

Convicted Mason City meth dealer allegedly lacerates neighbor’s face

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was jailed after an altercation with his neighbor. Mason City police say that on July 26, at about 1:31 AM, an…

Trump campaign says Democrats “resorted to the politics of fear” at their convention

Trump campaign says Democrats “resorted to the politics of fear” at their convention

From the Donald Trump campaign, July 27, 2016 – “Tonight was a sad night for the Democratic Party. They offered no solutions for the problems facing America –…

Mason City man gives mayor and council a piece of his mind

Mason City man gives mayor and council a piece of his mind

MASON CITY – At the Mason City council meeting held July 26, 2016, resident David Gilbert gave Mayor Eric Bookmeyer and the city council a piece of his…

Minnesota law enforcement saves injured hawk

Minnesota law enforcement saves injured hawk

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Sen. Amaga Ragan says Medicaid providers hurt by privatization of the program

Sen. Amaga Ragan says Medicaid providers hurt by privatization of the program

From Senator Amanda Ragan – Iowa Medicaid providers are struggling under the Branstad-Reynolds privatization plan,…

NIT receives feedback from Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation regarding questions connected to death of Alex Kuhn

NIT receives feedback from Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation regarding questions connected to death of Alex Kuhn

MASON CITY – The following email chain is between an investigator with the Iowa Department…

Jay Urdahl to seek re-election as Supervisor; will face Tim Latham

Jay Urdahl to seek re-election as Supervisor; will face Tim Latham

MASON CITY – First District Cerro Gordo County Supervisor Jay Urdahl announced today that he…

Legislative update from Rep. Linda Upmeyer

Legislative update from Rep. Linda Upmeyer

From Rep. Linda Upmeyer – With August right around the corner, a new school year…

Breaking news: John Groninga appears to be Bookmeyer’s choice to replace Kuhn

Breaking news: John Groninga appears to be Bookmeyer’s choice to replace Kuhn

MASON CITY – According to insiders at city hall, John Groninga appears to be Mayor…

Trump campaign says Democrats “resorted to the politics of fear” at their convention

Trump campaign says Democrats “resorted to the politics of fear” at their convention

From the Donald Trump campaign, July 27, 2016 – “Tonight was a sad night for…

Mason City man gives mayor and council a piece of his mind

Mason City man gives mayor and council a piece of his mind

MASON CITY – At the Mason City council meeting held July 26, 2016, resident David…

Auditor Ken Kline describes how Mason City’s vacant city council seat could be filled

Auditor Ken Kline describes how Mason City’s vacant city council seat could be filled

MASON CITY – With the tragic passing of Mason City councilman Alex Kuhn, a vacant…

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Alliant Energy CEO Patricia Kampling, Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds will announce a significant clean energy and economic development project in the state of Iowa. The event will take place Wednesday, July 27, at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids

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The Mason City Woman’s Club annual Tour of Homes will be 1 to 3 pm on September 13, 2016.
Addresses of Mason City homes are: 145 Pebble Creek Drive, 415 Hemlock and 1430 North Kentucky.
Club memberships are required for the tour and will be sold at each site for $20. Tea will follow the tour at the Knights of Columbus from 2 to 4 pm at 551 S Taft Ave.

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National Night Out will be observed August 2 in Mason City in East Park from 5-8 PM. Food, refreshments, a music DJ, prizes, kids activities/inflatables and booths will be there.

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Moonlight Movies in Mason City's East Park. This is a free family event. Movies start at dusk.
August 6- Honey I Shrunk the Kids
August 13- Frozen

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Hamilton county man sentenced for sex crimes against child

Hamilton county man sentenced for sex crimes against child

WEBSTER CITY, IOWA – An Iowa man who was charged in Hardin and Hamilton counties with sex crimes against children has been sentenced to decades behind bars. Willie Clay Werner, age 66,…

Britt man guilty of sexual abuse of child

Britt man guilty of sexual abuse of child

GARNER, IOWA – A Britt man was given a deferred judgement in a case of sexual abuse of a child. The Hancock County Attorney’s Office reports that on…

Fort Dodge police subdue man with knife at Walmart who sought “a lethal reaction” from officers

Fort Dodge police subdue man with knife at Walmart who sought “a lethal reaction” from officers

FORT DODGE – Law enforcement in Fort Dodge were forced to confront a man with a knife who was behaving in a threatening manner Thursday morning. On Thursday,…

Former small Iowa town city clerk charged after audit

Former small Iowa town city clerk charged after audit

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Violent Clear Lake man accused again of domestic abuse

Violent Clear Lake man accused again of domestic abuse

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake man who once removed the lug nuts from a woman’s car whom he was having a dispute with has been accused yet…

Mason City man jailed after criminal mischief incident

Mason City man jailed after criminal mischief incident

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Minnesota law enforcement saves injured hawk

Minnesota law enforcement saves injured hawk

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Sweltering heat wave produces temps near 130 F in Kuwait as U.N. monitors situation

Sweltering heat wave produces temps near 130 F in Kuwait as U.N. monitors situation

NEW YORK – The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a United Nations specialized agency, will set up a committee to examine whether…

Three charged in $1 Billion Medicare fraud and money laundering scheme

Three charged in $1 Billion Medicare fraud and money laundering scheme

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The owner of more than 30 Miami-area skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, a hospital administrator and a…