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Iowa dog groomer boots pooch, busts ribs

Iowa dog groomer boots pooch, busts ribs

IOWA CITY – A sordid tale of animal cruelty seems to be playing out in Iowa City, where a young man allegedly kicked a dog left in his…

Mason City man jailed in connection to domestic assault case

Mason City man jailed in connection to domestic assault case

MASON CITY – A Mason City man convicted of domestic abuse earlier this year is accused of violating his probation in that case. Jeremy Walter Rose, age 26,…

Clear Lake wins boys state baseball title, again

Clear Lake wins boys state baseball title, again

DES MOINES – The Clear Lake boys baseball team has captured another state championship after beating Carrol Kemper Catholic School today, 8-1, at Principal Park in Des Moines.…

Iowa woman pleads guilty to traffic charges in accident that took child’s life

Iowa woman pleads guilty to traffic charges in accident that took child’s life

FORT DODGE – An Iowa woman who drove on the wrong side of a highway and smashed into on-coming vehicle, causing a child’s life to be lost, has…

Police pat down suspect, discover gun stolen in burglary

Police pat down suspect, discover gun stolen in burglary

WATERLOO – A young Waterloo man previously convicted of intimidation with a dangerous weapon and other felonies was caught with a gun that police say was stolen in…

Waterloo police continue to investigate shooting that took young man’s life

Waterloo police continue to investigate shooting that took young man’s life

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Iowa woman guilty of Super Bowl ticket scam, faces up to 20 years behind bars

Iowa woman guilty of Super Bowl ticket scam, faces up to 20 years behind bars

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa woman used various communications networks, including the internet, to make claims that she obtained Super Bowl tickets and then attempted to sell them…

Former Garner man sentenced in felony drunk driving case

Former Garner man sentenced in felony drunk driving case

GARNER, IOWA – A former Garner man has been found guilty of felony drunk driving and was sentenced this week. On May 5, 2016, a unanimous Hancock County…

Legislative update from Rep. Todd Prichard

Legislative update from Rep. Todd Prichard

From Rep. Todd Prichard of Charles City – A few years ago I did some research on where my great grandfather lived and farmed in Howard County, Iowa.…

Trump campaign responds to Hillary’s acceptance speech

Trump campaign responds to Hillary’s acceptance speech

From the DONALD TRUMP CAMPAIGN: Hillary Clinton’s speech was an insulting collection of clichés and recycled rhetoric. She spent the evening talking down to the American people she’s…

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,…

Hamilton county man sentenced for sex crimes against children

Hamilton county man sentenced for sex crimes against children

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. Amanda Ragan says Medicaid providers hurt by privatization of the program

Sen. Amanda 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…

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Iowa dog groomer boots pooch, busts ribs

Iowa dog groomer boots pooch, busts ribs

IOWA CITY – A sordid tale of animal cruelty seems to be playing out in…

Legislative update from Rep. Todd Prichard

Legislative update from Rep. Todd Prichard

From Rep. Todd Prichard of Charles City – A few years ago I did some…

Trump campaign responds to Hillary’s acceptance speech

Trump campaign responds to Hillary’s acceptance speech

From the DONALD TRUMP CAMPAIGN: Hillary Clinton’s speech was an insulting collection of clichés and…

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…

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

Sen. Amanda 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,…

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…

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HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL:
CLEAR LAKE ADVANCES TO THE IAHSAA CLASS 2A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN ROW AFTER A 10-7 WIN OVER HINTON ... GAME IS SATURDAY ATA 1:30 PM IN DES MOINES

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Mason City Community School District Board of Education
Special Session Agenda
8/1/2016 - 5:30 PM
Administration Building Board Room
The Board of Education will meet in a Special Session at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, August 1, 2016, in Board Room of the Administration Building, 1515 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City, Iowa.

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Clear Lake Fishing Report:
Channel Catfish - Good: Catfish have been caught near the state rock reef and after dark on the Ventura jetties. Yellow Bass - Good: Yellow bass action has started to pick up. Lots of 8-9 inch fish. Drift fish the main lake until you find a school; mark the area and swing back through again. Try also some of the rock reefs. Some anglers have been doing well in the Baptist camp area fishing the edges of the weeds. Walleye - Good: Walleyes are being caught early and late in the day in 3-5 feet of water. Baptist camp area has been good in the weeds. Try also near the artificial reefs (HyVee and Fisherman’s). Muskellunge – Good. Black Crappie - Good: Anglers have been doing well on crappies in the artificial weed beds (HyVee and Fisherman’s).

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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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Mason City man jailed in connection to domestic assault case

Mason City man jailed in connection to domestic assault case

MASON CITY – A Mason City man convicted of domestic abuse earlier this year is accused of violating his probation in that case. Jeremy Walter Rose, age 26,…

Police pat down suspect, discover gun stolen in burglary

Police pat down suspect, discover gun stolen in burglary

WATERLOO – A young Waterloo man previously convicted of intimidation with a dangerous weapon and other felonies was caught with a gun that police say was stolen in…

Waterloo police continue to investigate shooting that took young man’s life

Waterloo police continue to investigate shooting that took young man’s life

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Iowa woman guilty of Super Bowl ticket scam, faces up to 20 years behind bars

Iowa woman guilty of Super Bowl ticket scam, faces up to 20 years behind bars

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa woman used various communications networks, including the internet, to make claims that she obtained Super Bowl tickets and then attempted to sell them…

Former Garner man sentenced in felony drunk driving case

Former Garner man sentenced in felony drunk driving case

GARNER, IOWA – A former Garner man has been found guilty of felony drunk driving and was sentenced this week. On May 5, 2016, a unanimous Hancock County…

Gospel singer found guilty of sexual exploitation of a minor and distribution of child pornography

Gospel singer found guilty of sexual exploitation of a minor and distribution of child pornography

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Gospel singer found guilty of sexual exploitation of a minor and distribution of child pornography

Gospel singer found guilty of sexual exploitation of a minor and distribution of child pornography

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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…