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Grassley says he will opt for Chairmanship of Senate Finance Committee, leave Judiciary Committee

Grassley says he will opt for Chairmanship of Senate Finance Committee, leave Judiciary Committee

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa today announced that he will opt to serve as chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance during the 116th Congress when…

Iowa State asks Board of Regents for permission to construct $90 million “sports performance center”

Iowa State asks Board of Regents for permission to construct $90 million “sports performance center”

AMES – The Iowa State Athletics Department asked for final approval from the Board of Regents on Thursday, Nov. 15, to begin construction of a $90 million, 110,000-square…

Iowa Supreme Court Justice announces retirement

Iowa Supreme Court Justice announces retirement

DES MOINES – An Iowa Supreme Court Justice announced his retirement last week. Iowa Supreme Court Justice Daryl Hecht, Sloan, announced his intention to resign from the supreme…

Man responsible for trafficking nearly ten pounds of meth in Northern Iowa sent to prison

Man responsible for trafficking nearly ten pounds of meth in Northern Iowa sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who got ice methamphetamine from California and then resold it in Iowa was sentenced on October 25, 2018, to more than seven years…

Iowa dismantles Illinois, 63-0, in Big Ten road contest

Iowa dismantles Illinois, 63-0, in Big Ten road contest

CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS – The Iowa Hawkeye football team completely embarrassed the Illinois Fighting Illini in their home stadium Saturday with a dominating 63-0 win to snap a three-game…

Former Mohawk Mackenzie Meyer helps lead Iowa past NCCU, 106-39

Former Mohawk Mackenzie Meyer helps lead Iowa past NCCU, 106-39

IOWA CITY – Former Mason City Mohawk Mackenzie Meyer helped lead Iowa past NCCU, 106-39, Saturday in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Four Hawkeyes scored in double figures in the game,…

Clear Lake woman rescued after falling through ice trying to save dog

Clear Lake woman rescued after falling through ice trying to save dog

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake woman was rescued by emergency responders after falling through ice trying to save her dog Saturday afternoon. The Clear Lake Fire Department was…

Two hurt in accident outside Mason City

Two hurt in accident outside Mason City

RURAL MASON CITY – Two people were hurt in an auto accident outside Mason City Saturday. Cerro Gordo county deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident with injuries. The…

Mason City administrator says “path forward for” River City Renaissance “is becoming clear” and hotel developer could be selected soon

Mason City administrator says “path forward for” River City Renaissance “is becoming clear” and hotel developer could be selected soon

MASON CITY – Good news was released today for fans of Mason City’s downtown “Renaissance” project, as City Administrator Aaron Burnett says the “path forward” for the game-changing…

New artwork to the collection on display at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum

New artwork to the collection on display at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum

MASON CITY – The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new artwork by contemporary ceramic artist Peter Pincus. The piece was…

City of Mason City expense report, Nov. 15, 2018

City of Mason City expense report, Nov. 15, 2018

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 11/15/2018 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ——————– ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL BUILDING REPAIRS AND MAINTEN 1,060.26 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC COPY CHARGE 172.00 AHLERS AND…

Iowa defeats UConn 91-71 to win 2K Empire Classic in New York

Iowa defeats UConn 91-71 to win 2K Empire Classic in New York

NEW YORK – The Iowa men’s basketball team defeated the UConn Huskies 91 to 72 to claim the 2018 2K Empire Classic in New York Friday night. Iowa…



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Mason City administrator says “path forward for” River City Renaissance “is becoming clear” and hotel developer could be selected soon

Mason City administrator says “path forward for” River City Renaissance “is becoming clear” and hotel developer could be selected soon

MASON CITY – Good news was released today for fans of Mason City’s downtown “Renaissance”…

Alliant says “energy” is among least expensive ingredients for the holiday meal

Alliant says “energy” is among least expensive ingredients for the holiday meal

CEDAR RAPIDS – This Thanksgiving, cooks across Iowa will all use one universal ingredient –…

New artwork to the collection on display at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum

New artwork to the collection on display at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum

MASON CITY – The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum is pleased to announce the acquisition…

City of Mason City expense report, Nov. 15, 2018

City of Mason City expense report, Nov. 15, 2018

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 11/15/2018 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ——————– ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL…

Famous porn star lawyer Avenatti, battling President Trump, arrested for domestic abuse

Famous porn star lawyer Avenatti, battling President Trump, arrested for domestic abuse

LOS ANGELES – The famous porn star lawyer Michael Avenatti, who has been battling President…

Republicans irked that Shannon Latham puts up good fight versus Amanda Ragan but predictably lost

Republicans irked that Shannon Latham puts up good fight versus Amanda Ragan but predictably lost

MASON CITY – State Senator Amanda Ragan’s closest brush with defeat has left many north…

Mason City man dies after hit by truck driven by man with suspended license

Mason City man dies after hit by truck driven by man with suspended license

MASON CITY – A Mason City man died after he was hit by a truck driven…

Black campaign worker arrested in Iowa after refusing to talk to police (videos)

Black campaign worker arrested in Iowa after refusing to talk to police (videos)

WEST DES MOINES – Police in West Des Moines today attempted to explain how late…

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Man responsible for trafficking nearly ten pounds of meth in Northern Iowa sent to prison

Man responsible for trafficking nearly ten pounds of meth in Northern Iowa sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who got ice methamphetamine from California and then resold it in Iowa was sentenced on October 25, 2018, to more than seven years…

State seeks penalties against Belle Plaine, Iowa man for asbestos, burning violations

State seeks penalties against Belle Plaine, Iowa man for asbestos, burning violations

DES MOINES — The state of Iowa seeks thousands of dollars in penalties against a Belle Plaine man for illegally burning trailer homes containing asbestos. The pile of…

Illegal alien from Guatemala sent to prison for illegally reentering U.S.; caught drunk driving twice

Illegal alien from Guatemala sent to prison for illegally reentering U.S.; caught drunk driving twice

SIOUX CITY – A man who entered the United States illegally from Guatemala was sentenced on November 13, 2018, to 10 months’ in prison. Elmer Martinez-Niz, age 24,…

Admitted drug dealer from Fort Dodge guilty of federal firearm offense

Admitted drug dealer from Fort Dodge guilty of federal firearm offense

SIOUX CITY – A man who illegally possessed a firearm pled guilty November 15, 2018, in federal court in Sioux City. Torre Ashton Mosley, 25, from Fort Dodge,…

Honduran illegal caught drunk in Iowa sentenced to prison for reentering the United States

Honduran illegal caught drunk in Iowa sentenced to prison for reentering the United States

SIOUX CITY – A man entered the United States illegally from Honduras was sentenced on November 13, 2018, to three months’ in prison. Denis Orlando Orellana-Martinez, age 32,…

Iowa Attorney General gathering information on clergy abuse

Iowa Attorney General gathering information on clergy abuse

DES MOINES – Iowa’s Attorney General Tom Miller said this month that his office is gathering information on clergy abuse and meeting with bishops and survivors of abuse.…

Man who shot two dead at grocery store last month in Kentucky charged with federal hate crimes

Man who shot two dead at grocery store last month in Kentucky charged with federal hate crimes

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – Gregory A. Bush, 51, was indicted this week by a federal grand jury on hate crime and firearm charges arising out of the racially motivated…

Man arrested in Missouri on murder warrant after girlfriend dies in Webster City

Man arrested in Missouri on murder warrant after girlfriend dies in Webster City

DES MOINES – A man has been arrested in Missouri on a murder warrant after his girlfriend died in Webster City. On September 22, 2018, the Webster City…

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Grassley says he will opt for Chairmanship of Senate Finance Committee, leave Judiciary Committee

Grassley says he will opt for Chairmanship of Senate Finance Committee, leave Judiciary Committee

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa today announced that he will opt to serve as chairman of the Senate Committee…

Iowa State asks Board of Regents for permission to construct $90 million “sports performance center”

Iowa State asks Board of Regents for permission to construct $90 million “sports performance center”

AMES – The Iowa State Athletics Department asked for final approval from the Board of Regents on Thursday, Nov. 15, to…

State seeks penalties against Belle Plaine, Iowa man for asbestos, burning violations

State seeks penalties against Belle Plaine, Iowa man for asbestos, burning violations

DES MOINES — The state of Iowa seeks thousands of dollars in penalties against a Belle Plaine man for illegally burning…