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Two sent to hospital after collision Thursday afternoon

Two sent to hospital after collision Thursday afternoon

MASON CITY – Two men were taken to Mercy Hospital Thursday afternoon after a two-car accident outside Mason City.…

Woman nearly falls victim to Nigerian Boyfriend Scam

Woman nearly falls victim to Nigerian Boyfriend Scam

MASON CITY – Online predators look for the gullible, the lonely, the easily-influenced, someone who will fall for their sob story, and seem to have come close to finding a…

Crash claims life of Boone woman Tuesday

Crash claims life of Boone woman Tuesday

BOONE – An Iowa woman has died after the vehicle she was driving crossed the center line on a highway and struck a semi. Shannon Poole, age 26, was driving…

Another Iowa baby dropped off at safe haven

Another Iowa baby dropped off at safe haven

DES MOINES – Iowa Department of Human Services officials are using the state’s safe haven procedures for the 21st time since the law went into effect.…

Iowa DHS says you will be questioned if you lose your SNAP card too frequently

Iowa DHS says you will be questioned if you lose your SNAP card too frequently

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Human Services recently announced a new procedure that is now in place for replacing multiple electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards to limit the…

Law enforcement to hold forum at Senior Center

Law enforcement to hold forum at Senior Center

MASON CITY – Sometimes, lunch is free, when the intentions are to help people and make outreach to the community. Mason City law enforcement will do just that this week,…

Thugs, bullies, wife beaters of Mason City: Today is your lucky day

Thugs, bullies, wife beaters of Mason City: Today is your lucky day

by Matt Marquardt – The precedent has been set. It is OK in Mason City to grab, pull, bump, step on, intimidate, humiliate and generally abuse those you do not…

Car burns as mechanics try and fix it (photos)

Car burns as mechanics try and fix it (photos)

MASON CITY – A car fire was extinguished Sunday after something went wrong as it was worked on.…

Opinion: Democracy Depends on Us

Opinion: Democracy Depends on Us

Submitted by an NIT reader: How many times have you turned on your TV or opened a browser window thinking “I can’t wait to hear how much candidates for elected…

Sign at Charles City convenience store raises eyebrows

Sign at Charles City convenience store raises eyebrows

CHARLES CITY – A sign at a Charles City convenience store is raising eyebrows Saturday. A North Iowa resident shared a photo with the NIT newsroom of the sign at…

Family that sued MC school district over bullying settles lawsuit, moves to Texas

Family that sued MC school district over bullying settles lawsuit, moves to Texas

MASON CITY – A former Mason City family that alleged abuse in the schools and said the school district didn’t do enough to stop it has settled the lawsuit and…

Supplement maker banned from doing business in Iowa

Supplement maker banned from doing business in Iowa

DES MOINES – An Iowa judge Thursday barred a Las Vegas company from marketing health or nutrition-related products to Iowans, after an Eastern Iowa woman complained that the company charged…

Dietz calls on Governor to keep Iowa Guard out of Africa

Dietz calls on Governor to keep Iowa Guard out of Africa

HAMPTON – Shawn Dietz, Republican nominee for State Senate from District 27, this evening sent a letter to Governor Terry Branstad in response to President Barack Obama’s Executive Order that…

State officials combat bullying by offering resources for schools

State officials combat bullying by offering resources for schools

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Iowa State Patrol and Criminal Investigation Division are teaming up to combat bullying in our state. In conjunction with Governor Branstad’s…

Five emergency responders to receive the 2014 Sullivan Brother’s Award of Valor

Five emergency responders to receive the 2014 Sullivan Brother’s Award of Valor

DES MOINES – Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds are pleased to honor five Iowa firefighters with the 2014 Sullivan Brother’s Award of Valor. The award ceremony will…

Marquardt turns in all evidence to police

Marquardt turns in all evidence to police

by NorthIowaToday.com Publisher Matt Marquardt – Today, I handed in everything Mason City police asked for in the assault allegations involving Robin Anderson of the Chamber of Commerce and Tim…

Single-vehicle accident at landfill under investigation

Single-vehicle accident at landfill under investigation

MASON CITY – A woman was injured Wednesday after the car she was riding in struck a pole at the North Iowa Landfill. On Wednesday, October 15, 19-year-old Dustin Odem…

Officials work toward fair voting at the polls this fall

Officials work toward fair voting at the polls this fall

DES MOINES – United States Attorney Kevin W. Techau announced today that Iowa officials have been provided with guidance to help ensure voting equality for people with disabilities. The Justice…

Marquardt exposes sham of “human rights symposium”, accuses two of assault (video & photos)

Marquardt exposes sham of “human rights symposium”, accuses two of assault (video & photos)

by Matt Marquardt, NorthIowaToday.com Publisher – By now, some of you have heard that there was an incident at a “human rights symposium” held Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at the…

U.S. Senate candidate dead in plane crash

U.S. Senate candidate dead in plane crash

DUBUQUE – Libertarian candidate for U.S. Seante Dr. Doug Butzier passed away at the age of 59 on Monday October 13, 2014 in a plane crash near Dubuque, where two…

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