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IOWA COUNTY WOMAN WINS $20,000 LOTTERY PRIZE

IOWA COUNTY WOMAN WINS  $20,000 LOTTERY PRIZE

DES MOINES, Iowa ñ An Iowa County woman won the top prize of $20,000 playing the lottery’s “Shamrock Shuffle” instant-scratch game. Deanna Huemann from Stacyville claimed her prize Friday at…

Human Rights ordinance change up for second reading tonight

Human Rights ordinance change up for second reading tonight

The Mason City City Council and Mayor will meet at the Mason City Library tonight at 7 PM. On the agenda is the second reading of a proposed ordinance change…

Harkin: Iowa House Republicans Using Teachers, Public Employees as a Political Scapegoat

Harkin: Iowa House Republicans Using Teachers, Public Employees as a Political Scapegoat

Passage of House File 525 a huge disappointment for Iowa’s working families|WASHINGTON, D.C. ñ Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), issued…

President Obama Calls on Congress to Fix No Child Left Behind Before the Start of the Next School Year

President Obama Calls on Congress to Fix No Child Left Behind Before the Start of the Next School Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. ñ In a speech at Kenmore Middle School, President Obama urged Congress to fix No Child Left Behind (NCLB) before the start of the next school year. |WASHINGTON,…

Three Panthers Head to Philadelphia for 2011 NCAA Wrestling Championships

Three Panthers Head to Philadelphia for 2011 NCAA Wrestling Championships

The University of Northern Iowa wrestling team will send three wrestlers to the 2011 NCAA Wrestling Championships in Philadelphia.|The University of Northern Iowa wrestling team will send three wrestlers to…

North Iowa Diversity Appreciation Team announces contest winners

The award program for the sixth annual North Iowa Diversity Appreciation Team (NIDAT) art/writing contest was held at the Music Man Square on Thursday, March 3rd. For the Art contest…

Wise Guys serving up sports and fun

Wise Guys serving up sports and fun

by Joe Buttweiler – MASON CITY — Just in time for March Madness and St. Patrick’s Day, a new sports bar has opened in the former site of Pete’s Corner…

Seven Panthers Named to Western Wrestling Conference All-Conference Squads

Seven Panthers Named to Western Wrestling Conference All-Conference Squads

OREM, Utah ñ The Western Wrestling Conference announced its All-Conference teams for the 2010-11 season on Monday.|OREM, Utah ñ The Western Wrestling Conference announced its All-Conference teams for the 2010-11…

19th Street SW Water Main Repair

Beginning Wednesday March 14, 2011 at 7:00 AM, the Mason City Utility’s Department will begin Water Main repairs in the 1300 Block of 19th Street SW, about 300 ft west…

Where do we go from here? by Peter Children

Where do we go from here? by Peter Children

Where do we go from here? Look back…what do you see? In the past couple of months we have presented evidence that proved Turncoat lied. And just where did that…