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Iowa Supreme Court plans special program for Constitution Day

Iowa Supreme Court plans special program for Constitution Day

DES MOINES – The Iowa Judicial Branch is joining the Iowa Department of Education and The Iowa State Bar Association to present a Constitution Day program for Iowa high school students…

MC school district to consider social media policy

MC school district to consider social media policy

MASON CITY – The Mason City School Board meets Tuesday night and will consider a social media policy for employees. The board will peruse a sample draft of a possible…

Spanking: How much is too much?

Spanking: How much is too much?

NIT – All-time great Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been charged with a felony for beating his four-year-old son with a tree branch, leaving bloody marks across his body.…

Get free copy of Constitution at NIACC on Wednesday during public forum

Get free copy of Constitution at NIACC on Wednesday during public forum

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College will offer a program on Alexander Hamilton and the Implied Powers of the Constitution on Wednesday, September 17, in Beem Center 200…

Hawkeye tailgater allegedly pours beer on computer keyboard when person refuses to turn down music

Hawkeye tailgater allegedly pours beer on computer keyboard when person refuses to turn down music

IOWA CITY – Things got nasty in Iowa City this weekend during the Iowa Hawkeye football game loss to the Iowa State Cyclones, and one Iowa man faces a felony…

Three Forest City teens injured in SUV rollover

Three Forest City teens injured in SUV rollover

RURAL WINNEBAGO COUNTY – An accident just east of Thompson, Iowa injured three teens Sunday evening.…

Woman yells “help” after elderly man leaves Wal-Mart bathroom with pants unzipped

Woman yells “help” after elderly man leaves Wal-Mart bathroom with pants unzipped

MASON CITY – There was more drama reported at the Mason City Wal-Mart – a seemingly daily occurrence – this time, an elderly man forgot to zip his pants and…

One man arrested after police investigate unconscious person in MC park (photos)

One man arrested after police investigate unconscious person in MC park (photos)

MASON CITY – A man was arrested Sunday afternoon after police were called to a Mason City park to check on the status of an unconscious person laying in the…

Crash at Cedar Rapids race track takes life of driver

CEDAR RAPIDS – A crash at a Cedar Rapids race track claimed the life of a driver Saturday night during a “Race’ Em and Wreck’ Em” event.…

NIACC plans quilting seminar

NIACC plans quilting seminar

MASON CITY – Quilting Treasures will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 27th at North Iowa Area Community College. Organizers say the event offers ideas…

Power line knocked down after collision

Power line knocked down after collision

MASON CITY – Mason City police were called to a collision involving a motorist and a power pole Saturday afternoon.…

Banned Hampton man challenges city council to show up in court

Banned Hampton man challenges city council to show up in court

HAMPTON – A Hampton man embroiled in a nasty property dispute with city officials called the city council and challenged them to show up to an upcoming court hearing.…

Truck driver loses thousands of empty cans on Iowa highway

Truck driver loses thousands of empty cans on Iowa highway

FAYETTE, IA – An investigation is under way at this time into an incident Friday where a truck driver lost thousands of empty beverage cans along an Iowa highway.…

Iowa judge accused of urinating in public, drunken behavior suspended by Supreme Court

Iowa judge accused of urinating in public, drunken behavior suspended by Supreme Court

DES MOINES – An Iowa judge up for re-election this fall has been suspended by the Iowa Supreme Court after a series of gaffes and other alleged drunken behavior that…

Feds outline “best practices” for police body cameras

Feds outline “best practices” for police body cameras

WASHINGTON – A hot-button topic that escalated after the shooting of an un-armed person in Missouri has risen to the forefront of law enforcement tactics, as the federal government released…

Elderly man’s house to be demolished at cost of $11,000 to taxpayers

Elderly man’s house to be demolished at cost of $11,000 to taxpayers

MASON CITY – The city of Mason City has selected the low-bidder to tear down an elderly man’s house – but the issue may not be over yet, as NIT…

Tens of thousands of fish killed after contaminants enter Iowa waterways

Tens of thousands of fish killed after contaminants enter Iowa waterways

DES MOINES – Three fish kills in Iowa waterways have been investigated by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources after tens of thousands of fish were killed due to various…

Mason City woman still missing, may be in danger

Mason City woman still missing, may be in danger

MASON CITY – Rachelle Diane Henry, age 43, is still entered as a missing person under the criteria that she has a physical or mental disability thereby subjecting herself to…

Lime Creek recognizes volunteers

Lime Creek recognizes volunteers

MASON CITY – The Lime Creek Nature Center recently recognized its volunteers with a dinner and ceremony at the nature center. Following the dinner, the annual meeting of the Lime…

Bookmeyer, Trout, council members may be armed

Bookmeyer, Trout, council members may be armed

MASON CITY – City officials in Mason City may be armed, law enforcement confirmed Thursday morning. Sheriff Kevin Pals confirmed that Mayor Eric Bookmeyer and council members Travis Hickey and…

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