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Spring break events at MC library

Spring break events at MC library

The following drop-in events will be taking place in the MCPL Children’s Room during spring break next week: -Families can stop in any time between 9AM and 7PM on Wednesday,…

Ranking Member Grassley comments on the President’s New Guantanamo Policy

Ranking Member Grassley comments on the President’s New Guantanamo Policy

Senator Chuck Grassley, Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after the White House indicated it would resume military commissions, but continued to state its desire…

Grassley: Middle East Unrest Underscores Ethanol’s Value for Energy Independence

Grassley: Middle East Unrest Underscores Ethanol’s Value for Energy Independence

The American economy remains on unsettled footing. While there are some small signs of an economic recovery, it is still fragile. |Floor Speech of Sen. Chuck GrassleyEthanol and Energy IndependenceDelivered…

Alternate side parking in effect tonight

The Alternate Side Parking Ordinance will be in effect beginning at 7:00 p.m. tonight, March 8, 2011, and will remain in effect until further notice. The Emergency Snow Route, which…

President Obama Highlights Shared Responsibility in Education Reform

President Obama Highlights Shared Responsibility in Education Reform

Promotes Public-Private Partnerships to Prepare Students to Compete in a 21st Century Economy |WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan were joined by Melinda Gates,…

NIACC plans a Gardening Seminar

NIACC plans a Gardening Seminar

A Gardening Seminar will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 24 at North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC). Organizers say the event offers participants an…

From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer

From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer

We had another successful week in the House ñ our committees were hard at work. You may recall, this week the Iowa House reached its first deadline related to legislative…

New weightlifting gym a ‘breath of fresh air’

New weightlifting gym a ‘breath of fresh air’

by Joe Buttweiler – MASON CITY — Jake Prazak knows that walking into a weight-lifting gym can be a bit intimidating. So he and his partner, John Berding, make it…

HAWKEYES, HUSKERS MOVE FOOTBALL GAMES TO FRIDAY

HAWKEYES, HUSKERS MOVE FOOTBALL GAMES TO FRIDAY

IOWA CITY, IOWA – – When the Universities of Iowa and Nebraska meet on the football field this fall as Big Ten Conference rivals for the first time, the game…

Mason City Parks & Rec Board to discuss local vendors in East Park

Regular Meeting of the Parks & Recreation Board CALL TO ORDER ROLL CALL NOTICE TO PUBLIC FORUM: The Parks & Recreation Board welcomes comments from the public during the public…

Burlgary suspect arrest

On March 5th, 2011, at about 1:38 PM, Mason City Police answered a call of a domestic call in the 900 block of 7th SE. Before officers arrived it was…

Council to meet and discuss fairgrounds water bill, more

Council to meet and discuss fairgrounds water bill, more

The Mason City City Council and Mayor Eric Bookmeyer will meet Tuesday evening to discuss the overdue water bill owed by the fairgrounds and other topics.|The Mason City City Council…

Mason City High School Gay-Straight Alliance

(Submitted to NorthIowaToday.com by BlackJack) This email was sent out by TJ Jumper, now if a teacher can’t be involved, why was one on TV? ††________________________________________________________†I had a couple of…

Mason City Mohawks sports source

Mason City Mohawks sports source

Everything Mohawk sports! If you want to know what’s going on with your Mason City Mohawks sports teams, this is your source.|Everything Mohawk sports! If you want to know what’s…