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Mason City man escapes charges of lascivious acts with a child

Mason City man escapes charges of lascivious acts with a child

MASON CITY – A Mason City man accused of lascivious acts with a child accepted a plea deal on Monday of lesser charges of assault. According to Mason…

Iowa man accused of murdering his wife: “It didn’t work out”

Iowa man accused of murdering his wife: “It didn’t work out”

STORY COUNTY, IOWA – An Iowa man who was caught by cops after allegedly shooting his wife multiple times and then living with the body for days, told…

Lee Enterprises pushes debt payback to 2022; stock plummets

Lee Enterprises pushes debt payback to 2022; stock plummets

DAVENPORT – Lee Enterprises, Incorporated – the parent company of the Globe Gazette and other small newspapers – announced recently the refinancing of $800 million in debt that…

Charles City felon flees traffic stop, later caught after standoff

Charles City felon flees traffic stop, later caught after standoff

CHARLES CITY – A convicted Charles City felon faces a slew of charges after refusing a traffic stop in Charles City this past weekend and later provoking a…


Watercooler

Agile, nimble, quick miscreants outrun cops to escape capture Wednesday morning

Agile, nimble, quick miscreants outrun cops to escape capture Wednesday morning

MASON CITY – Police attempted to nab some potential lawbreakers this morning, but the cunning,…

More trouble for son of Brent Trout: Pile of dead, burned deer at Lime Creek leads to charge from DNR conservation officer

More trouble for son of Brent Trout: Pile of dead, burned deer at Lime Creek leads to charge from DNR conservation officer

NIT – A news tip was received by the NorthIowaToday.com newsroom on April 12 regarding…

Dead fish found after ammonia tanks fall into creek

Dead fish found after ammonia tanks fall into creek

GUTHRIE CENTER – Dead fish have been discovered downstream from where two anhydrous ammonia tanks…

MCPD visits same apartment house twice to investigate “odor of drugs”

MCPD visits same apartment house twice to investigate “odor of drugs”

MASON CITY – Mason City police visited an apartment house twice in the same day…

Social Security Administration to stop collecting old debts

Social Security Administration to stop collecting old debts

WASHINGTON – On Monday, the Social Security Administration announced Monday that it will no longer…

Steve King on tax day: Abolish the IRS

Steve King on tax day: Abolish the IRS

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve King released the following statement in recognition of “Tax Day,” the…

Dry conditions persist in Iowa, DNR says

Dry conditions persist in Iowa, DNR says

DES MOINES – Overall, dry conditions persist for most of Iowa. Precipitation average for the…

Iowa GOP chairman launches open records request on Dem’s

Iowa GOP chairman launches open records request on Dem’s

Carroll Launches Formal Open Records Request, Seeks to End Government Oversight Committee’s Double-Standard DES MOINES, Iowa-…

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Crime

Wanted, violent Mason City man turns himself in to police

Wanted, violent Mason City man turns himself in to police

MASON CITY – A Mason City felon accused of violent crimes and wanted for months for parole and probation violations turned himself in to police Tuesday night.…

Mason City man arrested after allegedly assaulting woman

Mason City man arrested after allegedly assaulting woman

MASON CITY – Police were called to a Mason City apartment house after a report that a man had assaulted a woman.…

Mason City woman faced parole violation

Mason City woman faced parole violation

MASON CITY – A convicted felon is facing her second parole violation and is being held in jail on no bond.…

Another man found guilty of sex trafficking as a result of sting at Sturgis bike rally

Another man found guilty of sex trafficking as a result of sting at Sturgis bike rally

MINNEAPOLIS – United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that James Eugene Larive, Jr., age 43, of Belle Fourche, South Dakota, was found guilty of commercial sex trafficking…

Utah woman accused of murdering 7 babies

Utah woman accused of murdering 7 babies

PLEASANT GROVE, UTAH – Police in this Utah community discovered the bodies of seven infants at a home where the mother perviously lived, and the woman was arrested…

Mason City man in jail for violating terms of probation on drug charge

Mason City man in jail for violating terms of probation on drug charge

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was arrested and jailed Monday for allegedly violating his probation related to a drug charge.…

Man who threatened to kill passengers on airplane indicted by grand jury

Man who threatened to kill passengers on airplane indicted by grand jury

WASHINGTON – A Virginia man who made threats to kill passengers on a United Airlines flight has been indicted by a federal grand jury for interference with flight…

Chicago man arrested in Charles City for credit card fraud

Chicago man arrested in Charles City for credit card fraud

CHARLES CITY – A Chicago man was picked up by police in Charles City last week for credit card fraud.…

Wanted Mason City woman arrested

Wanted Mason City woman arrested

MASON CITY – Police located and took into custody a wanted Mason City woman Friday morning.…

Inmates charged after altercation

Inmates charged after altercation

MASON CITY – Two inmates in the Cerro Gordo County Jail are faces charges after an altercation Friday evening.…

World

DOD unveils improved sexual assault prevention training

By Amaani Lyle, American Forces Press Service – WASHINGTON, April 14, 2014 – As part of efforts to eliminate the crime…

Russian aircraft flies near U.S. Navy ship in Black Sea

Russian aircraft flies near U.S. Navy ship in Black Sea

By Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service - WASHINGTON, April 14, 2014 – A Russian attack aircraft repeatedly flew near the…

US guarantees $1 billion in loans to Ukraine, other assistance

US guarantees $1 billion in loans to Ukraine, other assistance

WASHINGTON – The US State Department on Monday described the aid and assistance the United States is providing to Ukraine as…

Pilot Al Haynes returns to Iowa 25 years after United Airlines 232 crash

Pilot Al Haynes returns to Iowa 25 years after United Airlines 232 crash

AMES – April 14, 2014 – As part of the 2014 Iowa Aviation Conference, the Iowa Department of Transportation and Iowa…



Politics

Cruz calls for more accountability in IRS

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today released the following statement reaffirming the need for more accountability in the IRS. “Tax Day is our annual…

Statement from the President on Passover

Michelle and I send our warmest greetings to all those celebrating Passover in the United States, in Israel, and around the world. On Tuesday, just as we…

Business

Job opening: Mason City meter reader $10/hour

JOB OPENING: Meter Reader The City of Mason City seeks an energetic individual to read meters for the Water Supply Division. This is a temporary seasonal position…

Opportunity Village announces new CEO

CLEAR LAKE – Jeff Nichols of Grand Junction, Colorado, has been hired as the new Chief Executive Officer of Opportunity Village. Nichols will begin his duties sometime…

Crime

Wanted, violent Mason City man turns himself in to police

MASON CITY – A Mason City felon accused of violent crimes and wanted for months for parole and probation violations turned himself in to police Tuesday night.…

Mason City man arrested after allegedly assaulting woman

MASON CITY – Police were called to a Mason City apartment house after a report that a man had assaulted a woman.…

Watercooler

Agile, nimble, quick miscreants outrun cops to escape capture Wednesday morning

MASON CITY – Police attempted to nab some potential lawbreakers this morning, but the cunning, speed and agility of the crooks proved to be too much, as…

More trouble for son of Brent Trout: Pile of dead, burned deer at Lime Creek leads to charge from DNR conservation officer

NIT – A news tip was received by the NorthIowaToday.com newsroom on April 12 regarding a charge brought against Tyler Trout of Mason City – the son…