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More from Tuesday’s Park Board meeting

More from Tuesday’s Park Board meeting

Fire investigation at 104 S. Virginia Ave.

Fire investigation at 104 S. Virginia Ave.

The Mason City Fire Department responded to an alarm for a garage fire at 8:12 p.m. on January 29, 2011. The residence is owned and occupied by Royce and Clay…

Officers have criminal data at their fingertips

Officers have criminal data at their fingertips

By Joe Buttweiler. Second in a series. Read Part 1: Online maps help citizens, police track crime Read Part 3: Cameras discourage crime in, near liquor store MASON CITY –…

Hardin County Woman Gets $30,000 Surprise From Her Boyfriend

Hardin County Woman Gets $30,000 Surprise From Her Boyfriend

DES MOINES, Iowa ñ A Hardin County woman was never expecting to win a $30,000 prize when her boyfriend came home from the grocery store with milk and a few…

Cerro Gordo County Woman Wins $15,000 Lottery Prize

Cerro Gordo County Woman Wins $15,000 Lottery Prize

DES MOINES, Iowa ñ A Cerro Gordo County woman won the top prize of $15,000 playing the lottery’s “Triple Diamonds” instant-scratch game. Denise Hanson from Plymouth claimed her prize Tuesday…

Sweet 16 surprise

Sweet 16 surprise

MASON CITY — Maddie Miller’s 16th birthday could hardly have been more sweet. After cheerleading practice Wednesday her mom, Carla, picked her up and drove her downtown. There in the…

Take notice of county employee salaries, Watts says

Take notice of county employee salaries, Watts says

(Submitted to NorthIowaToday.com by Chris Watts) I found it very interesting again reviewing the published Cerro Gordo County salaries. If you have not read them, they were in Wednesday’s paper.…

Schmidtke memorial benefit Feb. 19

Friends and family of Colby Schmidtke, the 16-year-old Mason City High School student who died after an Oct. 27 automobile accident, will have a memorial benefit in his honor beginning…