Socialize

FacebookTwitterYoutube
Home » Archives by category » Watercooler

Shooting instructor dead after 9-year-old girl shoots him accidentally with automatic Uzi

Shooting instructor dead after 9-year-old girl shoots him accidentally with automatic Uzi

WHITE HILLS, ARIZONA – A tragic accident took the life of a shooting instructor in Arizona who was showing a 9-year-old girl how to fire an automatic Uzi.…

Parents warned of dangerous trend among teens who are trying the “fire challenge”

Parents warned of dangerous trend among teens who are trying the “fire challenge”

NIT – It’s hard to miss the viral reach of the Ice Bucket Challenge, part of a fund-raising effort to fight the ALS disease where people dump buckets of ice…

Victim of domestic assault speaks out as violent man now walks streets of MC

Victim of domestic assault speaks out as violent man now walks streets of MC

The following victim impact statement is being published with permission from Lisa Marie Rodberg, victim of domestic assault at the hands of Bryon Sletten of Mason City. Earlier this month,…

MC women’s shelter to hold fundraiser

MC women’s shelter to hold fundraiser

MASON CITY – A homeless shelter for women that is set to move to a new location has announced a fundraiser to help cover the costs of the transition. The…

Shaming of celebrities who smoke part of new ad campaign supported by Iowa Attorney General

Shaming of celebrities who smoke part of new ad campaign supported by Iowa Attorney General

DES MOINES – A series of television ads launched nationwide Sunday night depicting celebrities pictured smoking cigarettes as “unpaid tobacco” spokespeople, is part of an aggressive nationwide campaign launched by…

City may be zeroing in on possible hoarders

City may be zeroing in on possible hoarders

MASON CITY – Police and city inspectors went to the home of an elderly woman in Mason City, and according to police documents, told the woman that due to a…

Fundraiser set for mom and baby injured in Clear Lake car accident

Fundraiser set for mom and baby injured in Clear Lake car accident

CLEAR LAKE – A fundraiser has been set for a young mother and her 4-month-old baby who suffered injuries in an August 5 auto accident in Clear Lake. The accident…

Diners dash after long wait, then stopped by cops

Diners dash after long wait, then stopped by cops

CLEAR LAKE – A long wait for food at the Clear Lake Other Place restaurant led some diners to dash and a phone call to cops.…

Charles City gets its Christian rock on (photos)

Charles City gets its Christian rock on (photos)

CHARLES CITY – Christian rock bands invaded downtown Charles City Saturday night.…

Dental office evacuated due to chemical spill

Dental office evacuated due to chemical spill

MASON CITY – A chemical spill at a Mason City dental office led to the evacuation of persons from the building.…

Twentieth baby in Iowa turned in under safe haven law

Twentieth baby in Iowa turned in under safe haven law

DES MOINES – Iowa Department of Human Services officials are using the state’s safe haven procedures for the 20th time since the law went into effect.…

Op-ed: Citizen says Northwood government intruding into people’s lives

Op-ed: Citizen says Northwood government intruding into people’s lives

Op-ed from Leo Hendrick, Northwood, Iowa - “Woe, woe, woe” as one of our city “leaders” likes to say, is right. The last council meeting had a list of governmental intrusions…

Car burnt to a crisp early Saturday morning

Car burnt to a crisp early Saturday morning

MASON CITY – Details are still emerging in a car fire that totally destroyed a car early Saturday morning near downtown Mason City.…

Flash flood hits Mason City (photos)

Flash flood hits Mason City (photos)

MASON CITY – A flash flood hit Mason City Saturday as heavy rains fell in a short amount of time. Persons traveling by car under the South Federal underpass at…

Two teens dead, one injured in two-car accident Saturday

Two teens dead, one injured in two-car accident Saturday

SAC COUNTY, IOWA – A fatal accident took the loves of two teens Saturday morning in rural Sac county.…

Foster lawsuit versus MC officials: Four out of five counts dismissed

Foster lawsuit versus MC officials: Four out of five counts dismissed

MASON CITY – A judge last week dismissed four out of five counts in a lawsuit brought by former Mason City Human Rights Director Lionel Foster against Mason City officials.…

MC Jaycees to hold bake sale and dog was to benefit dog park

MC Jaycees to hold bake sale and dog was to benefit dog park

MASON CITY – The Mason City Jaycees will hold a dog wash and dog treats bake sale in Mason City’s Central Park from 9 am to 1 pm on September…

81-year-old Belmond man wins $250K lotto prize

81-year-old Belmond man wins $250K lotto prize

DES MOINES – A retired seed corn salesman from northern Iowa found his cure for boredom: a $250,000 lottery prize. Donald Sandry of Goodell purchased a “$250,000 Club” instant-scratch ticket…

Semi collision in Charles City causes over $10,000 in damage

Semi collision in Charles City causes over $10,000 in damage

  CHARLES CITY – Two semi-trucks collided in Charles City yesterday, causing thousands of dollars in damages.…

Dangerous driving move leads to accident, citation

Dangerous driving move leads to accident, citation

MASON CITY – A Mason City man made what some might consider a dangerous driving move Wednesday afternoon, leading to an accident and citation. According to Mason City police, at 1:51…

Page 1 of 454123Next ›Last »