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Kiwanis Club’s annual Dad’s Belgian Waffles breakfast to be held this weekend

MASON CITY – The Mason City Noon Kiwanis Club’s annual Dad’s Belgian Waffles breakfast will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, at the Knights, of Columbus…

Multi-purpose center task force to meet tonight

Multi-purpose center task force to meet tonight

Multi-Purpose Center Task Force Agenda January 6, 2011, 6 PM Mason City LibraryLibrary Board Room 1. Review and Discuss Previous Multi-Purpose Center Study2. Review Survey from Past Studya. Modifications to…

Steps being taken to place 457 Steam Locomotive on historic register

Steps being taken to place 457 Steam Locomotive on historic register

The Friends of the 457, a volunteer organization dedicated to the preservation of the Minneapolis & St Louis Railroad steam locomotive in East Park, is working to place the locomotive…

Juvenile arrested at Mercy Hospital today

Juvenile arrested at Mercy Hospital today

Three Mason City police officers were dispatched to Mercy Hospital at 2:07 PM today for an out of control juvenile. A 15 year-old female was arrested. |…

Plateless driver hoses Murphy USA on gas deal

Mason City Police were dispatched to Murphy USA at 4159 4 St SW in Mason City today at 2:09 PM. A driver with no plates left without paying for gas.|…

Human Rights Commission appointments have City Hall buzzing

MASON CITY – NorthIowaToday.com has learned that City Hall is buzzing over the re-appointment of three Human Rights Commissioners. In a memo from Human Rights Department Director Lionel Foster to…

Watching your tax dollars: City pays for five Chamber memberships

Watching your tax dollars: City pays for five Chamber memberships

NorthIowaToday.com has learned that the City of Mason City pays for at least five memberships at the Chamber of Commerce. Our on-going series of stories examining City spending looks closer…

Oklahoma driver encounters multiple deer, damages car

A driver from Oklahoma encountered multiple deer on Interstate 35 near mile marker 210. Spencer Herness, 23, of Lawton, Oklahoma, was driving his 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Saturday at 2:13 AM…

Volunteer opportunities are available through the City Volunteer Program

Volunteer opportunities are available through the City Volunteer Program

The following volunteer opportunities are available through the City Volunteer Program. Contact Mary at 421-3372 or e-mail mzishka@masoncity.net.|The following volunteer opportunities are available through the City Volunteer Program. Contact Mary…

NCLB provides area students with free tutoring: parents need to respond

NCLB provides area students with free tutoring: parents need to respond Iowa Department of Education Approves Sylvan Learning Center January 5th, 2010 — In accordance with the Title 1 legislation…

Cop issues five tickets for alternate side parking violations

Mason City police were dispatched on a report of vehicles parked in violation of the alternate side parking ordinance at the 200 block of South Taylor Ave. Officer issued 5…

Man banned from Mercy Dermatology office

Two Mason City police officers were dispatched to Mercy Dermatology Office at 1421 4th Street SW at 8:47 AM on January 3rd to talk with Mercy Security about a harassing…

Mason City police investigate counterfeit money

Mason City police officers were dispatched to Northwoods State Bank, 451 S. Illinois Ave, at 3:09 PM on Monday January 3rd to investigate possible counterfeit money. |…

Family Ice Fishing Day

Family Ice Fishing Day

On January 29, 2011 at Lester Milligan Park (Blue Pit), the Mason City Recreation Department and Iowa Department of Natural Resources would like to invite children & their families to…

My Kind of Councilperson

My Kind of Councilperson

(Submitted to NorthIowaToday.com by Bill Okerstrom of Mason City) Max Weaver: My Kind of Councilperson Many citizens of Mason City have voiced the opinion that Councilman Max Weaver is not…

Brake malfunction puts Clear Lake driver in the ditch

A Clear Lake man ended up in the west ditch along I-35 when the brakes on his van malfunctioned. Mark Vanderploeg, 40, was driving south on I-35 at 7:45 PM…

C.G. Supervisors to hold board staff discussion

Cerro Gordo Board of Supervisors will be holding a board staff discussion at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 in the Board’s Office at 220 North Washington Avenue in…

Sijan exhibit closing at MacNider Museum

Sijan exhibit closing at MacNider Museum

MASON CITY, Iowa รณ Hurry in to the Charles H. MacNider Museum to see the eye-opening exhibition, Marc Sijan: Being Alive, before it closes on January 8, 2011, at 5:00…

John Adams Middle School Students Attendance Schedule for January 6 and January 7

MASON CITY – The John Adams cafeteria will be under construction upon students returning from winter break. The students will be served breakfast and lunch in the John Adams gymnasium.…

New Year’s Eve crash totals vehicle

A Cedar Rapids driver lost control of her vehicle New Year’s Eve and rolled into the median. Whitney Wagner, 23, of Cedar Rapids, was driving north on I-35 at 4…

More development coming to Mason City’s west side?

More development coming to Mason City’s west side?

Sources tell NorthIowaToday.com that new real estate development could be coming to the Village Cooperative area, which is located at 275 North Taft in Mason city. The rumor out there…

Accessing Adoption Identity Information

Accessing Adoption Identity Information

(Submitted to NorthIowaToday.com by Mason City Attorney David A. Grooters) Many times children who were adopted, or birth parents who placed their children for adoption, desire access to the identity…

Crash on I-35 in Franklin County damages two vehicles

Two southbound vehicles on I-35 near mile marker 157.1 were involved in a crash on December 24th at 12:26 PM. A vehicle driven by Paul Reighard, 25, of Iowa Falls…

Which City leaders are really committed to a lean budget?

Which City leaders are really committed to a lean budget?

As the City budget process is set to get underway for 2011-2012, which Mason City leaders are really committed to looking at ways to save the taxpayers’ money? One clue…

The state of collecting and collectibles

(Submitted to NorthIowaToday.com by Mike Tickal of Mason City) Is collecting DEAD? Yes and No. Collecting is changing. People used to collect stamps and coins as a form of self…

CoffeeCat celebrates five years in business with a week of specials and an Open House on Saturday, January 8th, 2011

To celebrate and say ‘Thank You’ to the community, Catherine Fields, owner of CoffeeCat, has planned specials for the week of January 3-8 to include: ‘Bring Your Own Mug’ and…

Two injured, driver trapped in car in Avenue accident

Two Mason City men were injured in an accident on the Avenue of the Saints south of Mason City on December 24th at 3:47 PM. Daniel Beaver was driving a…

Police respond to physical domestic situation

Four Mason City police officers responded to a physical domestic situation at 407 15 St NW in Mason City at 5:45 AM on New Year’s Eve. One 29 year-old subject…

Sleeping raccoon chased away

Two Mason City police officers responded to a report of a raccoon sleeping on the top of a dog kennel at 716 16 St NE in Mason City at 9:15…

What are your New Year’s resolutions?

Everyone has a New Year’s resolution, what is yours?||…

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