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Iowa man charged with attempted murder of sheriff after ramming police car with tractor outfitted with front-end bale spear

Iowa man charged with attempted murder of sheriff after ramming police car with tractor outfitted with front-end bale spear

DES MOINES – An Iowa man who was confronted by police responding to a domestic incident used his tractor to ram and impale a police vehicle with a…

City of Mason City expense report for May 23, 2019

City of Mason City expense report for May 23, 2019

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 5/23/2019 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ALL STAR PEST CONTROL CHEMICALS 110.00 ALLIANT UTILITIES-IPC ELECTRICITY 4,581.33 ANDERSEN’S MARKET OTHER SUPPLIES 254.20 ANDERSON, LAURA…

Legislative update from Iowa Democrats

Legislative update from Iowa Democrats

The following is a legislative update from Iowa Democrats: Remembering Iowa Veterans this Memorial Day As Memorial Day approaches, it is a good time to remember the sacrifices…

Charles City police nab Northern Iowa man on drug charges

Charles City police nab Northern Iowa man on drug charges

CHARLES CITY – Police in Charles City caught a man wanted on drug charges, and found more drug-related items. On May 20, 2019, at about 4:16 PM, officers…

Senator Ragan advises: Prepare for Medicaid & Hawki changes

Senator Ragan advises: Prepare for Medicaid & Hawki changes

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing Franklin, Butler and Cerro Gordo counties: Another Medicaid transition is coming July 1, as UnitedHealthcare leaves…

Cerro Gordo County Health Department establishes alternate location

Cerro Gordo County Health Department establishes alternate location

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health has found a temporary location to resume their services. The Health Department’s immunization clinic and STD/HIV clinic…

Mason City police charge man with sex abuse of a child

Mason City police charge man with sex abuse of a child

MASON CITY – Mason City police have charged a man with sex abuse of a child. Ruben Mario Ramirez, age 34, is charged with felony third-degree sex abuse against…

USDA announces support for farmers impacted by unjustified retaliation and trade disruption

USDA announces support for farmers impacted by unjustified retaliation and trade disruption

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will take several actions to assist farmers in response to…

Pet cremation business in Rockwell fined over un-permitted incinerator

Pet cremation business in Rockwell fined over un-permitted incinerator

ROCKWELL – A pet cremation business in Rockwell has been fined for operating an un-permitted incinerator. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says Valerie Lillibridge operates a business…

Hampton gets $20,000 from DNR Derelict Building Grant Program for new fire station

Hampton gets $20,000 from DNR Derelict Building Grant Program for new fire station

DES MOINES – The DNR Derelict Building Grant Program will award grants to 13 small, rural Iowa communities to help deconstruct or renovate abandoned structures, remove asbestos and…

OBIT: Roberta Butterfield, 83, of Charles City

OBIT: Roberta Butterfield, 83, of Charles City

Roberta Butterfield, 83, of Charles City, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. A funeral service for Roberta Butterfield…

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

DES MOINES – On Thursday, May 23, Gov. Reynolds signed the following bills into law: SF603: an act relating to use of concurrent enrollment programs for teaching certain…



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City of Mason City expense report for May 23, 2019

City of Mason City expense report for May 23, 2019

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 5/23/2019 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ALL STAR PEST CONTROL…

Legislative update from Iowa Democrats

Legislative update from Iowa Democrats

The following is a legislative update from Iowa Democrats: Remembering Iowa Veterans this Memorial Day…

Senator Ragan advises: Prepare for Medicaid & Hawki changes

Senator Ragan advises: Prepare for Medicaid & Hawki changes

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing Franklin, Butler and…

Cerro Gordo County Health Department establishes alternate location

Cerro Gordo County Health Department establishes alternate location

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health has found a temporary…

Clear Lake to make big improvements to City Beach area

Clear Lake to make big improvements to City Beach area

CLEAR LAKE – Clear Lake is set to make big improvements to the City Beach…

Gov. Reynolds signs HF 615, item vetoes Iowa Attorney General provisions

Gov. Reynolds signs HF 615, item vetoes Iowa Attorney General provisions

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Reynolds signed House File 615, the justice system appropriations bill,…

Hunters harvested nearly 11,400 turkeys during 2019 spring season in Iowa

Hunters harvested nearly 11,400 turkeys during 2019 spring season in Iowa

CLEAR LAKE – Turkey hunters reported harvesting nearly 11,400 Iowa birds this spring through the…

Spring fishing in full swing across Iowa

Spring fishing in full swing across Iowa

CLEAR LAKE – Crappies and bluegills are biting in small ponds and lakes across Iowa.…

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Wood chip pick up; Compost dirt now available
The Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board ROW Management staff will be giving away a portion of its stockpile of wood chips and compost dirt at Lime Creek Nature Center May 28th – 31st. Mulch and/or compost will be loaded into small trailers or trucks with the assistance of a tractor at 7:45 AM and 3:30 PM each day. Smaller quantities may be loaded by hand. A limited supply is available to the public so individuals interested in wood chips or compost must contact the Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board at (641) 423-5309 to reserve a day and time for pick up.

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Iowa man charged with attempted murder of sheriff after ramming police car with tractor outfitted with front-end bale spear

Iowa man charged with attempted murder of sheriff after ramming police car with tractor outfitted with front-end bale spear

DES MOINES – An Iowa man who was confronted by police responding to a domestic incident used his tractor to ram and impale a police vehicle with a…

Charles City police nab Northern Iowa man on drug charges

Charles City police nab Northern Iowa man on drug charges

CHARLES CITY – Police in Charles City caught a man wanted on drug charges, and found more drug-related items. On May 20, 2019, at about 4:16 PM, officers…

Mason City police charge man with sex abuse of a child

Mason City police charge man with sex abuse of a child

MASON CITY – Mason City police have charged a man with sex abuse of a child. Ruben Mario Ramirez, age 34, is charged with felony third-degree sex abuse against…

Mason City police investigate intentional drive-by shooting

Mason City police investigate intentional drive-by shooting

MASON CITY – A drive-by shooter intentionally targeted a Mason City house Wednesday night, police say, as they search for clues. According to the Mason City police department,…

Police in Cedar Rapids now have three suspects connected to shooting that produced double-homicide

Police in Cedar Rapids now have three suspects connected to shooting that produced double-homicide

CEDAR RAPIDS – Police in Cedar Rapids now have three suspects connected to a shooting earlier this month that produced a double-homicide. The Cedar Rapids Police Department has…

Mason City police seek booze thief

Mason City police seek booze thief

MASON CITY – Police in Mason City are seeking a male suspect who slipped an expensive bottle of booze into his trousers and snuck out of a retail…

California man who sent 50 lbs. of meth to Iowa dealers sent to federal prison

California man who sent 50 lbs. of meth to Iowa dealers sent to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man responsible for running a complex drug trafficking organization was sentenced May 17, 2019, to more than 14 years in federal prison. Michael Pineda,…

Iowa man who dealt meth while in prison sentenced to more than ten years

Iowa man who dealt meth while in prison sentenced to more than ten years

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who was responsible for distributing pounds of ice methamphetamine while he was in state prison was sentenced May 17, 2019, to ten years…

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Iowa man charged with attempted murder of sheriff after ramming police car with tractor outfitted with front-end bale spear

Iowa man charged with attempted murder of sheriff after ramming police car with tractor outfitted with front-end bale spear

DES MOINES – An Iowa man who was confronted by police responding to a domestic incident used his tractor to ram…

USDA announces support for farmers impacted by unjustified retaliation and trade disruption

USDA announces support for farmers impacted by unjustified retaliation and trade disruption

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will take several…

Police in Cedar Rapids now have three suspects connected to shooting that produced double-homicide

Police in Cedar Rapids now have three suspects connected to shooting that produced double-homicide

CEDAR RAPIDS – Police in Cedar Rapids now have three suspects connected to a shooting earlier this month that produced a…