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National Grocers Association says shutdown having big impact on SNAP (food stamps) and WIC

National Grocers Association says shutdown having big impact on SNAP (food stamps) and WIC

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Grocers Association (NGA) is saying the lingering shutdown is having a big impact on SNAP (food stamps) and WIC, programs that supply nutrients to…

NIACC wrestlers go 1-2 at Midwest Duals

NIACC wrestlers go 1-2 at Midwest Duals

KEARNEY, Neb. – The NIACC wrestling team went 1-2 at the seventh annual University of Nebraska-Kearney Midwest Duals on Friday.  NIACC topped Cloud County CC 33-18 and lost to…

Iowa State football: Campbell announces coaching changes

Iowa State football: Campbell announces coaching changes

AMES – Iowa State Head Coach Matt Campbell announced today changes to his coaching staff which includes a familiar name returning to Ames from the professional ranks, his…

Ernst, Grassley introduce bill to permanently end taxpayer funding of abortion

Ernst, Grassley introduce bill to permanently end taxpayer funding of abortion

WASHINGTON – Ahead of this week’s March for Life in Washington, D.C., Iowa’s U.S. Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley joined their colleagues to introduce the “No Taxpayer…

Iowa man sentenced to decades in prison after guilty plea to 8 counts of sex abuse of minors

Iowa man sentenced to decades in prison after guilty plea to 8 counts of sex abuse of minors

BOONE, IOWA – An Iowa man has been sentenced to decades in prison after a guilty plea to 8 counts of sex abuse of minors. A sentencing hearing…

OBIT: Betty LaCoste Frankenfield Schwarck, 94, of Charles City

OBIT: Betty LaCoste Frankenfield Schwarck, 94, of Charles City

Betty LaCoste Frankenfield Schwarck, 94, of Charles City, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the Muse Morris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City surrounded by her loving…

Ragan and Steckman to hold Mason City listening post

Ragan and Steckman to hold Mason City listening post

MASON CITY – State Sen. Amanda Ragan and State Rep. Sharon Steckman will hold a legislative listening post this Saturday, January 19. The meeting will take place from 10…

Cerro Gordo Health Department offers Nutrition Coaching and InBody Analyzer Scans

Cerro Gordo Health Department offers Nutrition Coaching and InBody Analyzer Scans

MASON CITY –  The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health is now offering Nutrition Coaching paired with an InBody Analyzer scan to the public. Nutrition coaching allows…

City of Mason City expense report, Jan. 17, 2019

City of Mason City expense report, Jan. 17, 2019

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 01/17/2019 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE 83.56 AFFORDABLE TOWING MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSE 1,390.00 ALL STAR PEST CONTROL REPAIRS AND…

Senator Ragan says she is “working for you” at the Capitol

Senator Ragan says she is “working for you” at the Capitol

DES MOINES – Today, Senator Amanda Ragan alerted citizens they she is “working for you” during the new legislative session. According to a statement from Senator Ragan: The…

Trump cancels Pelosi’s overseas trip, citing shutdown

Trump cancels Pelosi’s overseas trip, citing shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump canceled liberal Senator Nancy Pelosi’s overseas trip, citing woes of the lingering federal government shutdown, a day after the House Speaker recommended his…

Mason City’s Shopko to remain open during company restructuring

Mason City’s Shopko to remain open during company restructuring

GREEN BAY, WI – Mason City’s Shopko retail store will remain open during company restructuring, the company announced this week. Shopko was founded in 1962 and currently operates…



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Ernst, Grassley introduce bill to permanently end taxpayer funding of abortion

Ernst, Grassley introduce bill to permanently end taxpayer funding of abortion

WASHINGTON – Ahead of this week’s March for Life in Washington, D.C., Iowa’s U.S. Senators…

Ragan and Steckman to hold Mason City listening post

Ragan and Steckman to hold Mason City listening post

MASON CITY – State Sen. Amanda Ragan and State Rep. Sharon Steckman will hold a…

City of Mason City expense report, Jan. 17, 2019

City of Mason City expense report, Jan. 17, 2019

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 01/17/2019 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC EQUIPMENT…

Senator Ragan says she is “working for you” at the Capitol

Senator Ragan says she is “working for you” at the Capitol

DES MOINES – Today, Senator Amanda Ragan alerted citizens they she is “working for you”…

Trump cancels Pelosi’s overseas trip, citing shutdown

Trump cancels Pelosi’s overseas trip, citing shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump canceled liberal Senator Nancy Pelosi’s overseas trip, citing woes of…

Audit of City of Mason City available for viewing

Audit of City of Mason City available for viewing

MASON CITY – Kronlage & Olson, P.C., Certified Public Accountants today released an audit report…

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg to declare January “Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Month” in Iowa

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg to declare January “Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Month” in Iowa

DES MOINES – On Thursday, Jan. 17, at 11 a.m. in the State Capitol Rotunda,…

Tonja Ihlenfeldt now featured artist at Waldorf University gallery

Tonja Ihlenfeldt now featured artist at Waldorf University gallery

FOREST CITY, IOWA, Jan. 16, 2019 – Waldorf University will host an artist reception for…

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State Sen. Amanda Ragan and State Rep. Sharon Steckman will hold a legislative listening post this Saturday, January 19. The meeting will take place from 10 AM to 11:30 AM at the Mason City Public Library, 225 2nd St. SE, Mason City.

The event is free and all are welcome to attend.

The legislators will provide an update on the 2019 legislative session. Constituents will have the opportunity to ask questions, and share concerns and ideas on issues under consideration at the Statehouse.

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Clear Lake Boy Scout Troop 30
Annual Vegetable Beef Soup and Chili Supper
Monday January 28, 2019
5:00pm to 7:00pm
(carryouts available beginning at 4:30pm)
Adults $8, Children under 12 - $4
United Methodist Church
508 2nd Ave N.
Clear Lake

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Iowa man sentenced to decades in prison after guilty plea to 8 counts of sex abuse of minors

Iowa man sentenced to decades in prison after guilty plea to 8 counts of sex abuse of minors

BOONE, IOWA – An Iowa man has been sentenced to decades in prison after a guilty plea to 8 counts of sex abuse of minors. A sentencing hearing…

Rudd woman, allegedly drunk, crashes car into pickup, mailbox and yard in Mason City

Rudd woman, allegedly drunk, crashes car into pickup, mailbox and yard in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Rudd woman, allegedly drunk and possibly texting, crashed her Pontiac into a pickup, a mailbox and a yard in Mason City Sunday evening. Mason City…

Man charged with attempted murder after shooting woman in chest in Ames

Man charged with attempted murder after shooting woman in chest in Ames

AMES – A man has been charged with attempted murder after shooting a woman in the chest Saturday afternoon in Ames. On January 12, 2019, at 4:16 p.m., Ames…

Iowa man dead after violent crash during police chase

Iowa man dead after violent crash during police chase

MONTOUR,IOWA – An Iowa man is dead after a violent crash during a police chase. The accident took place Friday, January 11 just after midnight near 308 Northwood Drive…

Iowa alleged wrong-way drunk driver accused of homicide after fatal crash

Iowa alleged wrong-way drunk driver accused of homicide after fatal crash

DES MOINES – An Iowa alleged wrong-way drunk driver is accused of homicide after a fatal crash. On November 10, 2018, a two vehicle crash occurred in the…

Iowa teacher who sexually abused at least 15 boys gets decades-long state prison sentence

Iowa teacher who sexually abused at least 15 boys gets decades-long state prison sentence

SIOUX COUNTY, IOWA – An Iowa teacher who sexually abused at least 15 boys was sentenced to 60 years in state prison even as he festers in a…

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National Grocers Association says shutdown having big impact on SNAP (food stamps) and WIC

National Grocers Association says shutdown having big impact on SNAP (food stamps) and WIC

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Grocers Association (NGA) is saying the lingering shutdown is having a big impact on SNAP (food stamps)…

Ernst, Grassley introduce bill to permanently end taxpayer funding of abortion

Ernst, Grassley introduce bill to permanently end taxpayer funding of abortion

WASHINGTON – Ahead of this week’s March for Life in Washington, D.C., Iowa’s U.S. Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley joined…

Trump cancels Pelosi’s overseas trip, citing shutdown

Trump cancels Pelosi’s overseas trip, citing shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump canceled liberal Senator Nancy Pelosi’s overseas trip, citing woes of the lingering federal government shutdown, a…