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Senate health care law leaves millions uninsured but slashes federal deficit by hundreds of billions

Senate health care law leaves millions uninsured but slashes federal deficit by hundreds of billions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Budget Office and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) have completed an estimate of the direct spending and revenue effects…

Law enforcement investigate death of teen who fell out of vehicle

Law enforcement investigate death of teen who fell out of vehicle

GRAETTINGER, IOWA – A teen was found seriously injured this weekend, laying in a road in the small Northern Iowa town, and after he passed away, police are…

OBIT: Arlene Nora (Logan) Chestnut, 90, of Charles City

OBIT: Arlene Nora (Logan) Chestnut, 90, of Charles City

Arlene Nora (Logan) Chesnut passed away on June 23, 2017 following a brief illness. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 27, from 5 to 7 (scripture…

Mason City man accused of embezzling from doggie hotel business has passed away

Mason City man accused of embezzling from doggie hotel business has passed away

MASON CITY – A Mason City man accused of felony crimes connected to his alleged activities of embezzling from a local doggie hotel has passed away, a local…

American Medical Association strongly opposes Senate’s health-reform proposal

American Medical Association strongly opposes Senate’s health-reform proposal

From David O. Barbe, MD, MHA President, American Medical Association A lot of big numbers have been tossed around in the days since Senate leaders unveiled a “discussion…

Iowa Gov. Reynolds and Illinois Gov. Rauner break ground on I-74 bridge reconstruction project

Iowa Gov. Reynolds and Illinois Gov. Rauner break ground on I-74 bridge reconstruction project

BETTENDORF, IOWA – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner broke ground Monday afternoon launching a three-and-a-half year construction project to build a new Interstate 74 Mississippi…

AAA and the Iowa State Patrol partner to end distracted driving

AAA and the Iowa State Patrol partner to end distracted driving

DES MOINES – In recognition of the recently passed legislation in Iowa that makes texting a primary traffic violation, AAA – The Auto Club Group has provided the…

Supreme Court backs Trump’s travel ban from Muslim nations

Supreme Court backs Trump’s travel ban from Muslim nations

WASHINGTON– The Supreme Court today, by a 9-0 vote, has allowed the Department of Homeland Security to largely implement the President’s Executive Order of a travel ban to…

Clear Lake man sent to prison for running down bicyclist

Clear Lake man sent to prison for running down bicyclist

MASON CITY – A Clear Lake man who police say was under the influence of drugs when he ran down a bicyclist has been sent to prison for…

Ernst partners with Rubio on bill to lift families out of poverty

Ernst partners with Rubio on bill to lift families out of poverty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Marco Rubio (R-FL), members of the Senate Opportunity Coalition, announced they will introduce the Economic Mobility, Prosperity, and Opportunities with…

Democratic Senator invites Governor Reynolds to support bipartisan energy reforms

Democratic Senator invites Governor Reynolds to support bipartisan energy reforms

DES MOINES – Senator Chaz Allen of Newton, a member of the Senate’s Commerce Committee and the Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee, has written a letter in response to…

Mosquitoes and ticks: Iowa State University entomologist urges summertime awareness

Mosquitoes and ticks: Iowa State University entomologist urges summertime awareness

AMES, Iowa –An Iowa State University professor and expert in mosquitoes and other pests that “buzz, bite and transmit serious illnesses” is urging Iowans to be aware of…

Mason City man caught drunk driving

Mason City man caught drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was jailed after a drunk driving stop this weekend. A Cerro Gordo county deputy encountered a potentially speeding vehicle at 1:40…

Health Department recognizes National HIV Testing Day, urges tests

Health Department recognizes National HIV Testing Day, urges tests

MASON CITY – National HIV Testing Day is June 27th and the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health is strongly encouraging HIV testing for individuals at high…

World population to hit 9.8 billion by 2050, despite nearly universal lower fertility rates

World population to hit 9.8 billion by 2050, despite nearly universal lower fertility rates

NEW YORK – The world population is now nearly 7.6 billion, up from 7.4 billion in 2015, spurred by the relatively high levels of fertility in developing countries…



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Senate health care law leaves millions uninsured but slashes federal deficit by hundreds of billions

Senate health care law leaves millions uninsured but slashes federal deficit by hundreds of billions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Budget Office and the staff of the Joint Committee on…

American Medical Association strongly opposes Senate’s health-reform proposal

American Medical Association strongly opposes Senate’s health-reform proposal

From David O. Barbe, MD, MHA President, American Medical Association A lot of big numbers…

Supreme Court backs Trump’s travel ban from Muslim nations

Supreme Court backs Trump’s travel ban from Muslim nations

WASHINGTON– The Supreme Court today, by a 9-0 vote, has allowed the Department of Homeland…

Legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan

Legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan

From Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City – INNOVATIVE ENERGY PROVIDES JOBS FOR IOWANS Creating…

Nursing home resident abuse on social media gains increased reporting, preventive measures

Nursing home resident abuse on social media gains increased reporting, preventive measures

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Chuck Grassley continues to investigate abuses of nursing home residents by…

City of Mason City expense report, June 22, 2017

City of Mason City expense report, June 22, 2017

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication ReportCity 6/22/2017 Payee Description Amount —————————————— —————— 1ST INSURANCE OFFICE…

Former President Barack Obama says GOP health bill “will do you harm”

Former President Barack Obama says GOP health bill “will do you harm”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate introduced a new health care bill to…

Is your home healthy for you?

Is your home healthy for you?

By: Jenna Willems, MPH, CHES, HUD Program Manager & Healthy Homes Program Coordinator Cerro Gordo…

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Culver's Give Back Day!
Annual Campaign Fundraiser
10% of the proceeds benefit the Mason City Family YMCA
Treat Youself....help the kids.
10:30am-10:00pm

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Campsites still available for the Fourth of July:
Beed’s Lake, Lake Keomah and Pilot Knob state parks currently have multiple standard electric campsites available for Fourth of July reservations. Other parks may have one or two electric sites left, and dozens of parks still have non-electric sites available to reserve. Time is running out to secure your spot.

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Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank will be accepting donations at the Mohawk / Newman Knights baseball game Sunday. The game starts at 1:30, Roosevelt baseball field. They hope to raise enough money to buy a semi load from the Food Bank of Iowa. An 18,000 pound load is slightly more than $1,400.

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MASON CITY: South Virginia from 7th to 8th Street SE will be closed for 5 days beginning Monday, June 19.

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Currently touring in support of their third studio album and upcoming 2017 release “Into the Looking Glass”, You Knew Me When will perform at The Landing (1603 S Shore Dr, Clear Lake, IA) on Saturday, July 1 and Monday July 3, both at 7:30 p.m. No cover.

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2017 City Band Concerts
The Mason City Municipal Band will be performing on the following:
TH, 6-29 @ 7:30 pm @ Southbridge Mall

SU, 7-3 @ 9:00 pm @ Mohawk Field MCHS

TH, 7-6 @ 7:30 pm @ Southbridge Mall

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Underage party broken up in rural Palo Alto county

Underage party broken up in rural Palo Alto county

RURAL PALO ALTO COUNTY – The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office broke up an underage drinking party this weekend in a rural location. On Saturday, June 24, 2017,…

Clear Lake man sent to prison for running down bicyclist

Clear Lake man sent to prison for running down bicyclist

MASON CITY – A Clear Lake man who police say was under the influence of drugs when he ran down a bicyclist has been sent to prison for…

Mason City man caught drunk driving

Mason City man caught drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was jailed after a drunk driving stop this weekend. A Cerro Gordo county deputy encountered a potentially speeding vehicle at 1:40…

Charles City man previously guilty of sex abuse of teen to be re-tried August 1

Charles City man previously guilty of sex abuse of teen to be re-tried August 1

CHARLES CITY – A man who has run for school board twice in Charles City, then was found guilty of sexually abusing a teen culminating in a prison…

Iowa men accused of robbing bank

Iowa men accused of robbing bank

CEDAR RAPIDS – Two Iowa men are accused of robbing a bank earlier this year. Dante Rhodes, age 41, and Gregory Stapleton, age 31, both from Dubuque, Iowa,…

Iowa man must pay $900K penalty for turning over false documents to feds during investigation

Iowa man must pay $900K penalty for turning over false documents to feds during investigation

DES MOINES – A durable medical equipment store owner who provided false documents to the U.S. Attorney’s Office during a civil False Claims Act investigation pled guilty last…

Man arrested after two people stabbed in Spirit Lake

Man arrested after two people stabbed in Spirit Lake

SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA – Two people were stabbed by a man in Spirit Lake this week, leading to his arrest. On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017, at approximately 5:00pm,…

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Senate health care law leaves millions uninsured but slashes federal deficit by hundreds of billions

Senate health care law leaves millions uninsured but slashes federal deficit by hundreds of billions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Budget Office and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) have completed an estimate…

American Medical Association strongly opposes Senate’s health-reform proposal

American Medical Association strongly opposes Senate’s health-reform proposal

From David O. Barbe, MD, MHA President, American Medical Association A lot of big numbers have been tossed around in the…

Iowa Gov. Reynolds and Illinois Gov. Rauner break ground on I-74 bridge reconstruction project

Iowa Gov. Reynolds and Illinois Gov. Rauner break ground on I-74 bridge reconstruction project

BETTENDORF, IOWA – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner broke ground Monday afternoon launching a three-and-a-half year construction project…