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Mohawk bowling teams beat Waukee

Mohawk bowling teams beat Waukee

The Mason City Mohawk bowling teams notched three wins out of four matches against Waukee on Monday. Evan Stalker was the high scorer of the meet, rolling a 191 and…

Open sore… by Peter J. Children

Open sore… by Peter J. Children

So then, is the saga of the Human Rights debacle over, or will Bookmeyer continue to pick at it until it festers like an open sore infecting the community as…

2nd degree kidnapping arrest warrant issued

2nd degree kidnapping arrest warrant issued

In the early morning hours of 3/14/2011, Mason City Police received and investigated a report of a kidnapping that had just occurred within the City limits of Mason City. Upon…

Op-ed by President Obama in the Arizona Daily Star: We must seek agreement on gun reforms

Op-ed by President Obama in the Arizona Daily Star: We must seek agreement on gun reforms

It’s been more than two months since the tragedy in Tucson stunned the nation. It was a moment when we came together as one people to mourn and to pray…

Cerro Gordo County Supervisors meeting agenda

Cerro Gordo County Supervisors meeting agenda

CERRO GORDO COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORSREGULAR SESSIONTUESDAY, MARCH 15, 20119:30 A.M. ñ BOARDROOM All times listed on the agenda, except the starting time, are tentative. I. Approval of Agenda II.…

Miscarriage of Justice – My trials and tribulations with the ìGoodî People of Mason City, Iowa. Part 1 by Peter Spektrum

Miscarriage of Justice – My trials and tribulations with the ìGoodî People of Mason City, Iowa. Part 1 by Peter Spektrum

The Year was 1994. Unfortunately the “good” people of Mason City, Iowa had just found a local man NOT-GUILTY of shaking my 10 month old son to death…a crime that…

“Explore Tanzania and Ruwanda” at Lime Creek

“Explore Tanzania and Ruwanda” at Lime Creek

A program entitled “Explore Tanzania and Ruwanda” will be held on Monday, March 28 at 7 p.m. at the Lime Creek Nature Center. Guest speakers Nancy and Chuck Sweetman of…

Friends of the Library Sponsor Family Cartoon Afternoon Saturday

Friends of the Library Sponsor Family Cartoon Afternoon Saturday

MASON CITY, IA ñ An old-fashioned afternoon of free movie cartoons, popcorn, and refreshments will be presented Saturday afternoon, March 19, in the Mason City Room at the public library.…

MEETINGS AND AGENDAS THIS WEEK AT CERRO GORDO COUNTY COURT HOUSE

MEETINGS AND AGENDAS FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 14, 2011 MONDAY, MARCH 14, 20116:00 p.m. NIACOG Board of Directors Meeting, Bennigan’s (Clear Lake) – Urdahl TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 20119:30 a.m.…

Response to Senator Bartz’s Des Moines Register Guest Column (by Miles Brainard)

Dear Senator Bartz, My name is Miles Brainard and I live in Mason City, right next to your district. This morning, when I was looking at the news online, I…

HAWKEYES TOP TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI IN EXTRA INNING SLUGFEST

HAWKEYES TOP TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI IN EXTRA INNING SLUGFEST

LUBBOCK, Texas – – Junior Mike McQuillan registered a walk-off RBI single to right field with two outs to give the Iowa baseball team a thrilling 10-9 victory, in 10…