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Floyd county woman to stand trial for criminal mischief

Floyd county woman to stand trial for criminal mischief

CHARLES CITY – A Floyd county woman is accused of criminal mischief in Charles City and is slated to stand trial. Records show Leslie Leeann Weber is accused…

Diesel spilled south of Iowa Falls

Diesel spilled south of Iowa Falls

IOWA FALLS – About 50 gallons of diesel fuel spilled early Monday afternoon, reaching the South Fork of the Iowa River in Iowa Falls. Fuel spilled while an…

Domestic complaint leads to arrest of Northern Iowa couple on drug and gun charges

Domestic complaint leads to arrest of Northern Iowa couple on drug and gun charges

GRUVER, IOWA – A domestic complaint led to the arrest of a Northern Iowa couple on drug and gun charges after drug dealer materials were discovered during the…

ACLU files lawsuit to block Ag Trespass Law; Gov. Reynolds defends legislation

ACLU files lawsuit to block Ag Trespass Law; Gov. Reynolds defends legislation

DES MOINES – A coalition of public interest groups has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa that challenges the constitutionality…

Gov. Reynolds announces Flood Recovery Advisory Board members

Gov. Reynolds announces Flood Recovery Advisory Board members

DES MOINES – On Monday, Governor Reynolds announced the members for the Flood Recovery Advisory Board, which was created by Executive Order to help coordinate a comprehensive flood…

Law enforcement seeks clues to stolen snowmobiles

Law enforcement seeks clues to stolen snowmobiles

MASON CITY – Law enforcement is seeking clues solve a case of stolen snowmobiles in Mason City. During the late evening hours of February 22, 2019 and early…

Joni Ernst to kickoff Senate campaign at Roast and Ride

Joni Ernst to kickoff Senate campaign at Roast and Ride

DES MOINES – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) today announced that she will kickoff her campaign for the U.S. Senate at the 5th Annual Roast and Ride on…

Weekly fishing report for April 21, 2019

Weekly fishing report for April 21, 2019

CLEAR LAKE – This weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys and county and state parks staff. For current information,…

Waterloo ice meth dealer sentenced to over ten years in prison

Waterloo ice meth dealer sentenced to over ten years in prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who distributed multiple pounds of methamphetamine was sentenced today to more than ten years in federal prison. Cody Jelinek, age 36, from Waterloo,…

Rep. Steckman says IPERS remains under attack

Rep. Steckman says IPERS remains under attack

The following is a legislative update from Democratic Rep. Sharon Steckman, representing the middle-third of Cerro Gordo county in the Iowa Legislature: We have debated quite a few…

Rep. Upmeyer says Legislature is wrapping up its session

Rep. Upmeyer says Legislature is wrapping up its session

The following is a legislative update from GOP Rep. Linda Upmeyer of Clear Lake, Speaker of the Iowa House: With May nearly in sight, we are finally getting…



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ACLU files lawsuit to block Ag Trespass Law; Gov. Reynolds defends legislation

ACLU files lawsuit to block Ag Trespass Law; Gov. Reynolds defends legislation

DES MOINES – A coalition of public interest groups has filed a lawsuit in the…

Joni Ernst to kickoff Senate campaign at Roast and Ride

Joni Ernst to kickoff Senate campaign at Roast and Ride

DES MOINES – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) today announced that she will kickoff her…

Weekly fishing report for April 21, 2019

Weekly fishing report for April 21, 2019

CLEAR LAKE – This weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait…

Rep. Steckman says IPERS remains under attack

Rep. Steckman says IPERS remains under attack

The following is a legislative update from Democratic Rep. Sharon Steckman, representing the middle-third of…

Rep. Upmeyer says Legislature is wrapping up its session

Rep. Upmeyer says Legislature is wrapping up its session

The following is a legislative update from GOP Rep. Linda Upmeyer of Clear Lake, Speaker…

Florida man arrested for threatening to kill Congress members Eric Swalwell, Rashida Tlaib and Cory Booker

Florida man arrested for threatening to kill Congress members Eric Swalwell, Rashida Tlaib and Cory Booker

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Florida man is behind bars after making death threats against liberal…

NIACC Pathways to Success honored 71 student leaders

NIACC Pathways to Success honored 71 student leaders

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) recognized 71 student leaders at the…

Gov. Reynolds attends USS Iowa 30 Year Remembrance Ceremony

Gov. Reynolds attends USS Iowa 30 Year Remembrance Ceremony

DES MOINES – Gov. Reynolds attended the USS Iowa 30 Year Remembrance Ceremony at the…

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COMMUNITY POLICING ADVISORY BOARD TO SPONSOR A
FREE SPECIAL WOMEN'S SELF-DEFENSE SEMINAR

The Mason City Community Policing Advisory Board has announced plans for a free Women's Self-Defense Seminar event scheduled from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, Saturday, April 27th, at the Willowbrook Mall, 1631 4th St. SW, Mason City, IA. Melissa Lopez will present an educational seminar. This seminar will include tips and techniques to help keep you out of danger, and easy techniques to employ if you get into harm's way. The Community Policing Advisory Board's goal is to help promote a safer community. Education is one of the keys for keeping citizens safe. Appropriate for ages 13 and up. There will be refreshments and gifts.
The event is co-sponsored with the Mason City Police Dept.

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Wood chip pick up

The Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board ROW Management staff will be giving away a portion of its stockpile of wood chips at Lime Creek Nature Center April 29th – May 3rd. Mulch 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 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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”The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.”

- Plato, “The Republic”

"The two most powerful warriors are patience and time."

- Leo Tolstoy

"The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting. "

- Sun Tzu

"The secret to success is doing the stuff other people won't do and doing it for a really long time."

-John Jantsch

"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."

-JFK

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Floyd county woman to stand trial for criminal mischief

Floyd county woman to stand trial for criminal mischief

CHARLES CITY – A Floyd county woman is accused of criminal mischief in Charles City and is slated to stand trial. Records show Leslie Leeann Weber is accused…

Iowa man charged in Shenandoah murder

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Domestic complaint leads to arrest of Northern Iowa couple on drug and gun charges

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Law enforcement seeks clues to stolen snowmobiles

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Waterloo ice meth dealer sentenced to over ten years in prison

Waterloo ice meth dealer sentenced to over ten years in prison

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Mason City man convicted of attempted murder after stabbing Manly man

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Iowa man charged in Shenandoah murder

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Florida man arrested for threatening to kill Congress members Eric Swalwell, Rashida Tlaib and Cory Booker

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