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Defendant in deadly San Antonio tractor trailer case pleads guilty to transporting illegal aliens resulting in 10 deaths

Defendant in deadly San Antonio tractor trailer case pleads guilty to transporting illegal aliens resulting in 10 deaths

SAN ANTONIO — The driver of a tractor-trailer with Iowa ties charged with an illegal alien smuggling operation that resulted in 10 deaths pleaded guilty to those charges…

Mason City man caught drunk driving

Mason City man caught drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was caught drunk driving Saturday night. A Cerro Gordo county deputy stopped a vehicle after a traffic complaint at about 7:04…

Opinion: Is there something sinister going on with the Renaissance plan and those orchestrating the ‘yes’ campaign?

Opinion: Is there something sinister going on with the Renaissance plan and those orchestrating the ‘yes’ campaign?

So you say you’re tired of reading this over and over…. maybe I am twice as tired of writing it over and over. Have you given that any…

Nora Springs man caught drunk driving in Mason City

Nora Springs man caught drunk driving in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Nora Springs man was jailed after a drunk driving stop Saturday morning in Mason City. A Mason City police officer stopped a vehicle near…

Eight Iowa drug dealers who worked with 339 pounds of ice methamphetamine sent to prison

Eight Iowa drug dealers who worked with 339 pounds of ice methamphetamine sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – Eight Iowa residents have been sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking charges. At sentencing hearings in August, September, and October of…

Minnesota man caught stealing in Mason City

Minnesota man caught stealing in Mason City

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Recinos’ big kick not enough to lift Iowa over Northwestern

Recinos’ big kick not enough to lift Iowa over Northwestern

EVANSTON, ILLINOIS – Iowa kicker Miguel Recinos’ big field goal to tie the game in the fourth quarter was not enough to get the Hawkeyes a “W” as…

Garner bar fined for allowing patrons to smoke

Garner bar fined for allowing patrons to smoke

GARNER – A bar owner in Garner must pay a fine after patrons at the establishment were allegedly allowed to smoke. According to state documents, James Brunsen, owner…

Charles City man steals beer, tosses it in the river

Charles City man steals beer, tosses it in the river

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man committed the serious crime of not only stealing beer – but tossing it into the river. The incident happened on Wednesday,…

Clear Lake officer hospitalized after breaking up fight at truck stop

Clear Lake officer hospitalized after breaking up fight at truck stop

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake Police Officer was injured early Friday morning, October 20, while attempting to stop a fight at the Pilot Travel Center, 2411 Highway…

Mother and father of 17-month-old Iowa child arrested after baby dies weighing just 11 lbs.

Mother and father of 17-month-old Iowa child arrested after baby dies weighing just 11 lbs.

RIVERSIDE, IOWA – A mother and a father are behind bars facing homicide charges after their 17-month-old daughter was found unresponsive and later died weighing just 11 lbs.…

Officials say attackers at Iowa prison have ties to White Supremacy groups

Officials say attackers at Iowa prison have ties to White Supremacy groups

FORT MADISON – Iowa State Penitentiary continues in lockdown/restricted movement status as of Friday October 20th. There are no plans to remove this status at this time. The…

Teen arrested Thursday with gun in parking lot at Iowa high school

Teen arrested Thursday with gun in parking lot at Iowa high school

MANCHESTER, IOWA – Police in the small Northeast Iowa town say a teen was caught with a gun at a high school parking lot. The Manchester Police Department…

Domestic abuser wanted since May finally jailed

Domestic abuser wanted since May finally jailed

MASON CITY – A convicted domestic abuser wanted since May has turned himself in to face justice. The incident involving Cory Lee Craig took place Saturday, December 17,…

Iowa’s largest solar garden comes online

Iowa’s largest solar garden comes online

DUBUQUE – Alliant Energy’s Iowa energy company continues its move toward a clean energy future by placing Iowa’s largest solar garden in service. The record-breaking site is one…



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Long time civic volunteer to Eric Bookmeyer: "You are nothing but a snake in the grass"

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Opinion: Is there something sinister going on with the Renaissance plan and those orchestrating the ‘yes’ campaign?

Opinion: Is there something sinister going on with the Renaissance plan and those orchestrating the ‘yes’ campaign?

So you say you’re tired of reading this over and over…. maybe I am twice…

City of Mason City expense report, Oct. 19, 2017

City of Mason City expense report, Oct. 19, 2017

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 10/19/2017 Payee Description Amount —————————————— —————— 3SI SECURITY SYSTEMS…

Legislative update from Iowa Democrats

Legislative update from Iowa Democrats

The following is an update from Iowa Democrats: TOPICS: Identity Theft Consumer Tips Tuition Increases…

Globe-Gazette reverses itself, will stop refusing to sell ads to City Council candidate in Mason City

Globe-Gazette reverses itself, will stop refusing to sell ads to City Council candidate in Mason City

Publisher intercedes after Marquardt campaign complains; rogue Editor’s Ad Embargo is countermanded by Higher-Ups MASON…

Opinion: Renaissance project newsletter with my utility bill packed with lies

Opinion: Renaissance project newsletter with my utility bill packed with lies

I just got a River City Renaissance Project newsletter with my utility bill. Second paragraph…

Opinion: Lionel Foster’s long, distinguished list of accomplishments makes him top choice in Ward 2 council race

Opinion: Lionel Foster’s long, distinguished list of accomplishments makes him top choice in Ward 2 council race

This morning I read the Second Ward candidate reviews published by the Globe Gazette. In…

Globe Gazette attacks Marquardt campaign for city council

Globe Gazette attacks Marquardt campaign for city council

STATEMENT FROM MATT MARQUARDT ON GLOBE GAZETTE PUBLISHING HIS PHOTO DEAD LAST USING FAKE LAST…

Wilder column: Hey Democrats: Where’s Our Leadership?

Wilder column: Hey Democrats: Where’s Our Leadership?

“I don’t think people want a new direction, our values unify us and our values…

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Election:
On November 7, 2017 Regular City Elections will be held for offices in Clear Lake, Mason City, Dougherty, Meservey and Plymouth.

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A program entitled Lime Creek Littles will be held on Monday, October 30 at 4 p.m. at the Lime Creek Nature Center. Lime Creek Littles is for children ages 3-5, accompanied by an adult.
On the eve of Halloween, we’ll learn about some of nature’s “scariest” creatures. Perhaps they’re not so scary after all! A craft activity will follow the presentation. There is no charge but registration is required - call 641-423-5309.

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Photographer, David Ottenstein will present his book Iowa: Echoes of a Vanishing Landscape at the Mason City Public Library on Tuesday, October 24th. Book talk and signing will be from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Muse Norris Classroom.

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Main Street Mason City is hosting an informational / question-and-answer event on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, at Fat Hill Brewing. Food trucks will be on hand for your convenience. Mason City Says Yes committee members will present the program at noon, followed by Q &A.

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NIACC to offer "Writing Your Family History" class

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) Community Education will offer a “Writing Your Family History” class on Monday, October 30 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Mason City Library (Mason City Room). The class is designed for students of all ages interested in writing their family history. Course instructor John Skipper will equip students with techniques to go beyond date of birth, date of death and other statistics and bring to life to all the characters in their family history.

Skipper has been a professional writer for more than 50 years and is currently a reporter and columnist for the Mason City Globe Gazette. He is the author of 16 books and is a contributing writer to Iowa History Journal. He taught Creative Writing for 25 years and twice has been a guest speaker at the National Writers Workshop. He says if anything tops his love of writing, it's helping others with their writing.
Tuition is $25 paid upon registration (reference course number 110449). Space is limited so advance registration is required. Register by calling NIACC at 1-888-466-4222 ext. 4358 or register online at www.niacc.edu.
Direct other questions to Allison Lycke, Community Education Program Manager, at 641-923-2252 or Allison.Lycke@niacc.edu.

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Defendant in deadly San Antonio tractor trailer case pleads guilty to transporting illegal aliens resulting in 10 deaths

Defendant in deadly San Antonio tractor trailer case pleads guilty to transporting illegal aliens resulting in 10 deaths

SAN ANTONIO — The driver of a tractor-trailer with Iowa ties charged with an illegal alien smuggling operation that resulted in 10 deaths pleaded guilty to those charges…

Mason City man caught drunk driving

Mason City man caught drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was caught drunk driving Saturday night. A Cerro Gordo county deputy stopped a vehicle after a traffic complaint at about 7:04…

Nora Springs man caught drunk driving in Mason City

Nora Springs man caught drunk driving in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Nora Springs man was jailed after a drunk driving stop Saturday morning in Mason City. A Mason City police officer stopped a vehicle near…

Eight Iowa drug dealers who worked with 339 pounds of ice methamphetamine sent to prison

Eight Iowa drug dealers who worked with 339 pounds of ice methamphetamine sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – Eight Iowa residents have been sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking charges. At sentencing hearings in August, September, and October of…

Minnesota man caught stealing in Mason City

Minnesota man caught stealing in Mason City

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.…

Charles City man steals beer, tosses it in the river

Charles City man steals beer, tosses it in the river

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man committed the serious crime of not only stealing beer – but tossing it into the river. The incident happened on Wednesday,…

Mother and father of 17-month-old Iowa child arrested after baby dies weighing just 11 lbs.

Mother and father of 17-month-old Iowa child arrested after baby dies weighing just 11 lbs.

RIVERSIDE, IOWA – A mother and a father are behind bars facing homicide charges after their 17-month-old daughter was found unresponsive and later died weighing just 11 lbs.…

Officials say attackers at Iowa prison have ties to White Supremacy groups

Officials say attackers at Iowa prison have ties to White Supremacy groups

FORT MADISON – Iowa State Penitentiary continues in lockdown/restricted movement status as of Friday October 20th. There are no plans to remove this status at this time. The…

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Defendant in deadly San Antonio tractor trailer case pleads guilty to transporting illegal aliens resulting in 10 deaths

Defendant in deadly San Antonio tractor trailer case pleads guilty to transporting illegal aliens resulting in 10 deaths

SAN ANTONIO — The driver of a tractor-trailer with Iowa ties charged with an illegal alien smuggling operation that resulted in…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issues statement on FBI stats showing staggering rise in law enforcement officers killed and assaulted in the line of duty in 2016

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issues statement on FBI stats showing staggering rise in law enforcement officers killed and assaulted in the line of duty in 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Jeff Sessions today issued the following statement on the FBI’s 2016 Law Enforcement Officers Killed and…

Police arrest man who socked older fan in the face at NFL game

Police arrest man who socked older fan in the face at NFL game

CHARLOTTE, NC – In a brutal display of violence caught on video, an enraged man threw a Mike Tyson style punch…