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Two dead after crash near Iowa Falls

Two dead after crash near Iowa Falls

IOWA FALLS – Two people were killed and two others were injured in a two-vehicle crash north of Iowa Falls Friday morning. According to the Iowa State Patrol,…

Hampton woman who allegedly tried to run down police officer with pickup truck says she’s not guilty

Hampton woman who allegedly tried to run down police officer with pickup truck says she’s not guilty

SAC CITY, IOWA – A Hampton woman who was caught and arrested after she allegedly used a pickup truck to try to run down a police officer says…

Worth county man dies in fall while working on wind turbine

Worth county man dies in fall while working on wind turbine

HUXLEY, IOWA – A Worth county man lost his life Thursday after a fall while working on a wind turbine in Central Iowa. Christopher Thompson, age 31, of…

Ernst enraged after Obama veto bill that would limit cash spent on former Presidents

Ernst enraged after Obama veto bill that would limit cash spent on former Presidents

WASHINGTON, D.C. – ‎President Obama today vetoed the Presidential Allowance Modernization Act which passed both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate with bipartisan support, and Iowa Senator Joni Ernst…

Iowa man charged with sexual exploitation of children and enticement of minors

Iowa man charged with sexual exploitation of children and enticement of minors

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Seth Tuttle basketball camp a success in first year

Seth Tuttle basketball camp a success in first year

SHEFFIELD, IOWA – The Seth Tuttle Basketball Camp welcomed 85 boys and girls to Sheffield earlier this month in a successful first year effort. Former West Fork basketball…

Iowa transgender prison nurse files complaint after denial of benefits

Iowa transgender prison nurse files complaint after denial of benefits

DES MOINES — A transgender man who is a longtime staff nurse at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women in Mitchellville filed a complaint against the Iowa Department…

Mason City man sent to jail for a week for drunk driving

Mason City man sent to jail for a week for drunk driving

MASON CITY – A local man caught twice for drunk driving will spend a week in jail. Scott James Wyborny, age 31, was stopped this year by Mason…

Keep pets cool during dangerous heat wave

Keep pets cool during dangerous heat wave

MASON CITY – The Humane Society of North Iowa implores folks to keep their pets cool during the current heat wave. With heat indices expected to top 100°…

U.S. seeks to recover over $1 Billion in corruption probe

U.S. seeks to recover over $1 Billion in corruption probe

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced today the filing of civil forfeiture complaints seeking the forfeiture and recovery of more than $1 billion in assets…

City of Mason City expense report, July 21, 2016

City of Mason City expense report, July 21, 2016

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 7/21/2016 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ——————– ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC OFFICE SUPPLIES 285.46 ALLIANT UTILITIES-IPC GAS & ELECTRICITY 6,169.10 ALLIANT UTILITIES-IPC ELECTRICITY 6,393.35…

Minnesota serial child rapist sentenced to life in prison

Minnesota serial child rapist sentenced to life in prison

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Iowa woman accused of ripping off aunt

Iowa woman accused of ripping off aunt

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Mason City police seize liquor license from Tailgaters Bar – but they served booze anyway

Mason City police seize liquor license from Tailgaters Bar – but they served booze anyway

MASON CITY – A Mason City bar had its liquor license seized by police – but brazenly served booze anyway. Mason City police tell NIT that on Wednesday,…

Meth dealer apprehended today by drug task force

Meth dealer apprehended today by drug task force

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is accused of dealing meth and is behind bars today after a raid on two houses in town. Mason City police…

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Ernst enraged after Obama veto bill that would limit cash spent on former Presidents

Ernst enraged after Obama veto bill that would limit cash spent on former Presidents

WASHINGTON, D.C. – ‎President Obama today vetoed the Presidential Allowance Modernization Act which passed both the U.S. House…

City of Mason City expense report, July 21, 2016

City of Mason City expense report, July 21, 2016

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 7/21/2016 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ——————– ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC…

Speechwriter apologizes for using Michelle Obama’s lines in Trump speech

Speechwriter apologizes for using Michelle Obama’s lines in Trump speech

CLEVELAND, OHIO – Meredith McIver, an in-house staff writer from the Trump Organization, has released…

President Obama pens open letter to America’s law enforcement community

President Obama pens open letter to America’s law enforcement community

Written by President Barack Obama, July 18, 2016 – To the brave members of our…

Grassley introduces bill to expand research into cannabidiol and marijuana medical benefits

Grassley introduces bill to expand research into cannabidiol and marijuana medical benefits

WASHINGTON — A group of U.S. Senators led by Iowa’s Chuck Grassley introduced the Cannabidiol…

Grassley wants to stamp out humiliating social media posts of nursing home residents by caretakers

Grassley wants to stamp out humiliating social media posts of nursing home residents by caretakers

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley continues to pursue solutions to the problem of social media…

Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch statement on Baton Rouge, Louisiana, shooting

Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch statement on Baton Rouge, Louisiana, shooting

Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch released the following statement regarding the shooting in Baton Rouge,…

Report: Sen. Grassley avoids Iowa’s largest counties for public meetings

Report: Sen. Grassley avoids Iowa’s largest counties for public meetings

DES MOINES – A liberal Iowa political group is attempting to shoot holes in Iowa Senator…

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On July 12th the Mason City Municipal Airport received a discrepancy free inspection by the Federal Aviation Administration, the tenth year in a row that the airport has received this distinction. The FAA conducts these inspections annually to ensure the airport is being maintained and operated in accordance with Federal Regulations. The inspection covers all aspects of the operation of the airport, including airfield maintenance, training and inspection records, and aircraft rescue and fire fighting. The federal airport inspector commended the staff on their hard work and procedures used in the day-to-day operation of the airport. As a result, the airport received the FAA Airport Certification Program Medal of Excellence

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Because of a scheduling conflict, a Medicaid Listening Post and Help Session originally scheduled for July 21 in Charles City has been cancelled. Democrats say they plan to reschedule the Medicaid Listening Post and Help Session in Charles City at a later date.

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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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North Butler Community Schools will be holding a yard sale during the city wide sales in Allison on July 22nd and 23rd. This will be located behind the elementary in the old shop and in front of the portable classrooms. Many old school items including desks, chairs, IPads, and miscellaneous items will be available.

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Moonlight Movies in Mason City's East Park. This is a free family event. Movies start at dusk.
July 23- Star Wars: The Force Awakens
August 6- Honey I Shrunk the Kids
August 13- Frozen

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Don’t try to tackle wild animals by yourself – Hire a Professional. Mohr Wildlife Control can remove the animal(s), fix the damaged area and / or provide solutions to solve the problem so you don’t have a problem again. Some examples: raccoons in your attic or chimney, ground hogs (wood chucks) digging by your foundation and eating your flowers, skunks living under your deck, moles tunneling through your nice lawn, and bats taking over your home. Serving entire North Iowa region!

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Crime

Hampton woman who allegedly tried to run down police officer with pickup truck says she’s not guilty

Hampton woman who allegedly tried to run down police officer with pickup truck says she’s not guilty

SAC CITY, IOWA – A Hampton woman who was caught and arrested after she allegedly used a pickup truck to try to run down a police officer says…

Iowa man charged with sexual exploitation of children and enticement of minors

Iowa man charged with sexual exploitation of children and enticement of minors

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Iowa transgender prison nurse files complaint after denial of benefits

Iowa transgender prison nurse files complaint after denial of benefits

DES MOINES — A transgender man who is a longtime staff nurse at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women in Mitchellville filed a complaint against the Iowa Department…

Mason City man sent to jail for a week for drunk driving

Mason City man sent to jail for a week for drunk driving

MASON CITY – A local man caught twice for drunk driving will spend a week in jail. Scott James Wyborny, age 31, was stopped this year by Mason…

U.S. seeks to recover over $1 Billion in corruption probe

U.S. seeks to recover over $1 Billion in corruption probe

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced today the filing of civil forfeiture complaints seeking the forfeiture and recovery of more than $1 billion in assets…

Minnesota serial child rapist sentenced to life in prison

Minnesota serial child rapist sentenced to life in prison

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World

U.S. seeks to recover over $1 Billion in corruption probe

U.S. seeks to recover over $1 Billion in corruption probe

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced today the filing of civil forfeiture complaints seeking the forfeiture and recovery…

Suspect arrested in Minneapolis after gunfire kills one baby and injures another

Suspect arrested in Minneapolis after gunfire kills one baby and injures another

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minneapolis Police Department has arrested an adult male in connection to the July 8th homicide at the intersection…

President Obama pens open letter to America’s law enforcement community

President Obama pens open letter to America’s law enforcement community

Written by President Barack Obama, July 18, 2016 – To the brave members of our Nation’s law enforcement community: Every day,…