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MCPD called to Burke’s bar Sunday evening

MCPD called to Burke’s bar Sunday evening

At least four Mason City police officers responded to a disorderly disturbance call at Burke’s Bar, 1221 N Federal Avenue, Sunday at 8:16 PM. A 27 year-old subject was arrested…

Kum N Go Shoplifter arrested

Kum N Go Shoplifter arrested

Mason City police officers were dispatched to Kum N Go, 418 S Federal Avenue, on a report of an adult male detained for shoplifting. The 60 year old subject, Steven…

From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer

From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer

(Press release from Linda Upmeyer) February 7, 2011 Last week was another cold and snowy one at the Capitol… The view of the blowing snow from the House Chamber is…

2011 John Pappajohn Business Plan Competition Opens March 1st

2011 John Pappajohn Business Plan Competition Opens March 1st

Snowmobile race this weekend on Clear Lake

Snowmobile race this weekend on Clear Lake

From thejackrace.com: The Iowa Lemans Championship – Jack Helgren Memorial Race will be held Fri. Feb. 11th & Sat. Feb. 12th, 2011 on Clear Lake, IA. The weekend is filled…

Chamber wants exclusive “beverage garden” in East Park on Band Fest weekend

Chamber wants exclusive “beverage garden” in East Park on Band Fest weekend

If the Mason City Chamber of Commerce has it’s way, citizens would be limited in East Park on Band Fest weekend to consuming alcohol only in a “beverage garden.”|If a…

Small business profile: My Comprehensive Wellness

Small business profile: My Comprehensive Wellness

by Joe Buttweiler – MASON CITY – Rebecca Meyer of Des Moines, who lost 140 pounds on the TV show “The Biggest Loser,” will be a keynote speaker at the…

NorthIowaToday.com adding veteran, talented journalists Buttweiler and Hansen as contributors

NorthIowaToday.com adding veteran, talented journalists Buttweiler and Hansen as contributors

MASON CITY — Former KIMT-TV News Anchor Dave Hansen and former Mason City Globe Gazette Editor Joe Buttweiler have joined NorthIowaToday.com as contributors. The “alternative news” website went online in…

Small business profile: Blessed Bundle offers creative cakes

Small business profile: Blessed Bundle offers  creative cakes

Just about a year ago Naomi Griffen-Olson of Mason City was looking online for a baby shower gift idea. She Googled “baby shower gifts” and eventually came upon an item…