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Convicted drug offender runs from cops, is caught with meth

Convicted drug offender runs from cops, is caught with meth

MASON CITY – There was trouble just north of the Cultural Crescent, as a convicted drug offender fled cops and was soon caught with the powerful, addictive drug…

Albert Lea man jailed for drunk driving after rolling car

Albert Lea man jailed for drunk driving after rolling car

ROCKWELL – A Minnesota man escaped serious injury but not jail, after he allegedly rolled his car early Saturday morning in Rockwell. Cerro Gordo deputies responded to a…

Man arrested for drunk driving after tipping over his motorcycle

Man arrested for drunk driving after tipping over his motorcycle

CLEAR LAKE – An allegedly intoxicated man was jailed after a deputy found him with a tipped over motorcycle. A Cerro Gordo deputy while on patrol at about…

Opinion: North Butler Schools administrators have become bullies (by Kip Bouillon)

Opinion: North Butler Schools administrators have become bullies (by Kip Bouillon)

I am expressing my opinion. All information addressed in this letter is my view of the current situation at the North Butler School district. So, our current administration…

Op-ed: Marinos and Globe attack one of their “own” (by Peter Children)

Op-ed: Marinos and Globe attack one of their “own” (by Peter Children)

You can tell you’re in North Iowa by the stench coming from Washington Avenue and the Globe’s editorial board. This is almost unprecedented; the Globe turning on one…

Iowa State Penitentiary finally moves prisoners to new facility

Iowa State Penitentiary finally moves prisoners to new facility

FORT MADISON, IOWA – The Offenders at Iowa State Penitentiary now have a new address. There was a highly successful statewide effort to move 507 offenders from the…

Accident reported on I-35 southbound, backing up traffic (photos)

Accident reported on I-35 southbound, backing up traffic (photos)

CLEAR LAKE – An auto accident is backing up traffic this afternoon on I-35 southbound, about 5 miles south of Clear Lake. Law enforcement was en route at…

UPDATED: Fire seriously damages Homer’s Bar (photos and video)

UPDATED: Fire seriously damages Homer’s Bar (photos and video)

MASON CITY – A fire was reported at Homer’s Bar on Mason City’s south side after midnight, causing serious damage to the structure. Emergency responders including police and…

Two vehicles suffer extensive damage after South Federal collision (photos)

Two vehicles suffer extensive damage after South Federal collision (photos)

MASON CITY – An Illinois man was cited after a collision Wednesday morning on South Federal Avenue in Mason City. According to a Mason City police spokesman, Wednesday…

Riceville woman loses life while riding bicycle near Osage

Riceville woman loses life while riding bicycle near Osage

OSAGE – A car versus bicycle accident was fatal for a Riceville woman Wednesday morning. According to a report from the Iowa State Patrol, Grace Harken of Riceville…

UPDATED: Teen and man both arrested for drunk driving after being found passed out in car with baby

UPDATED: Teen and man both arrested for drunk driving after being found passed out in car with baby

MASON CITY – Police were able to get two intoxicated individuals off the streets and rescue a baby from their custody early Wednesday. According to a Mason City…

Iowa Falls man who threatened to cut judges’ throats held without bond

Iowa Falls man who threatened to cut judges’ throats held without bond

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa Falls man was ordered detained without bond yesterday in federal court in Cedar Rapids, pending further proceedings in a case in which he…

Notorious robber may have committed credit union robbery, police say

Notorious robber may have committed credit union robbery, police say

MASON CITY – The “AK-47″ bandit may be responsible for Monday’s credit union robbery in Mason City, police say. The “AK-47″ bandit has allegedly been responsible for robberies…

Op-ed: Small Town Prejudices (by Peter Children)

What do we have here… between 25 & 27 thousand people living together? We have the amenities most towns this size have, we have pole buildings in the…

Humane Society to lead discussion on animal cruelty laws in wake of vicious acts in county

Humane Society to lead discussion on animal cruelty laws in wake of vicious acts in county

MASON CITY – The Humane Society of North Iowa will hold an informational meeting on the subject of “Improving Iowa’s Animal Cruelty Laws” on Tuesday, August 4th, at…

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Opinion: North Butler Schools administrators have become bullies (by Kip Bouillon)

Opinion: North Butler Schools administrators have become bullies (by Kip Bouillon)

I am expressing my opinion. All information addressed in this letter is my view of…

Op-ed: Marinos and Globe attack one of their “own” (by Peter Children)

Op-ed: Marinos and Globe attack one of their “own” (by Peter Children)

You can tell you’re in North Iowa by the stench coming from Washington Avenue and…

Op-ed: Small Town Prejudices (by Peter Children)

What do we have here… between 25 & 27 thousand people living together? We have…

Man loyal to ISIS arrested after attempting to use backpack bomb

Man loyal to ISIS arrested after attempting to use backpack bomb

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Florida man has been jailed for attempting to use a weapon…

City of Mason City expense report, July 23, 2015

City of Mason City expense report, July 23, 2015

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 7/23/2015 Payee Description Amount —————————————— —————————– ADVANCED SYSTEMSOFFICE SUPPLIES…

Opinion: What is happening at North Butler School??

By: Elizabeth Schroeder With an unclear understanding of what actually went wrong with North Butler…

Globe’s Skipper and Schuessler sucker-punched George Barlas

Globe’s Skipper and Schuessler sucker-punched George Barlas

Opinion by Matt Marquardt – John Skipper and Arian Schuessler sucker-punched George Barlas this weekend.…

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Time: 11:30 am
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Convicted drug offender runs from cops, is caught with meth

Convicted drug offender runs from cops, is caught with meth

MASON CITY – There was trouble just north of the Cultural Crescent, as a convicted drug offender fled cops and was soon caught with the powerful, addictive drug…

Albert Lea man jailed for drunk driving after rolling car

Albert Lea man jailed for drunk driving after rolling car

ROCKWELL – A Minnesota man escaped serious injury but not jail, after he allegedly rolled his car early Saturday morning in Rockwell. Cerro Gordo deputies responded to a…

Man arrested for drunk driving after tipping over his motorcycle

Man arrested for drunk driving after tipping over his motorcycle

CLEAR LAKE – An allegedly intoxicated man was jailed after a deputy found him with a tipped over motorcycle. A Cerro Gordo deputy while on patrol at about…

UPDATED: Teen and man both arrested for drunk driving after being found passed out in car with baby

UPDATED: Teen and man both arrested for drunk driving after being found passed out in car with baby

MASON CITY – Police were able to get two intoxicated individuals off the streets and rescue a baby from their custody early Wednesday. According to a Mason City…

Iowa Falls man who threatened to cut judges’ throats held without bond

Iowa Falls man who threatened to cut judges’ throats held without bond

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa Falls man was ordered detained without bond yesterday in federal court in Cedar Rapids, pending further proceedings in a case in which he…

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One dead from gunfire after dispute in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS – At least two people were shot and one died after a dispute in Minneapolis early Monday. Calls to 9-1-1…

Five dead in shootings at military recruitment centers

Five dead in shootings at military recruitment centers

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Five people, including the alleged shooter, are dead after a rampage at two military recruitment centers in Tennessee.…