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Gov. Branstad and Iowa Student Loan Introduce ‘Student Loan Game Plan’ ó Unique Online Responsible Borrowing Resource

Gov. Branstad and Iowa Student Loan Introduce ‘Student Loan Game Plan’ ó Unique Online Responsible Borrowing Resource

Innovative Financial Literacy Tool Educates College Students about Overborrowing, Provides Personalized Action Plan to Reduce Indebtedness |(DES MOINES) ó Today, Gov. Terry E. Branstad introduced “Student Loan Game Plan,” a…

Branstad, Reynolds, Brig. General Hill remind Iowans of dangers of spring flooding

Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds were joined at the administration’s weekly press conference today by Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) administrator Brig. General Derek…

Grassley Calls on China to Reduce Barriers to U.S. Agricultural Exports

Grassley Calls on China to Reduce Barriers to U.S. Agricultural Exports

WASHINGTON ñ Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa today called on China to reduce trade barriers to U.S. agricultural products following the release of a report by the U.S. International Trade…

Fatal crash Sunday north of Latimer

Fatal crash Sunday north of Latimer

A Latimer man was killed Sunday morning in a one-car crash on Highway S-25. Therron Allan Miller, 45, was driving north on S-25 South of 190th Street when his vehicle…

Health Fest 2011 this Thursday at Southbridge Mall

Join us on Thursday, April 7th at Southbridge Mall from 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. for Public Health Fest 2011! Health Fest is sponsored by the Cerro Gordo County Department of…

SMU Stops UNI, 57-50

SMU Stops UNI, 57-50

The Mustangs used a CIT-record and a McLeod Center record for rebounds (21) from Papa Dia in the win.| CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The SMU Mustangs used a 17-point, 21-rebound…

Vice President Biden Issues Call to Action to Boost College Graduation Rates Nationwide

Vice President Biden Issues Call to Action to Boost College Graduation Rates Nationwide

Vice President Releases College Completion Tool Kit to Help Chart the Path |WASHINGTON, D.C. ñ Vice President Joe Biden today issued a call to action to boost college graduation rates…

Council communication session today

Council communication session today

The City Council and Mayor will hold a communication session today at 4 PM at City Hall. There are only two items on the agenda: 1. Council member Hickey requesting…

North Iowa Concert Band Presents Spring Concert April 5, 2011

North Iowa Concert Band Presents Spring Concert  April 5, 2011

The North Iowa Concert Band, under the direction of John Klemas, will present a Spring Concert on Tuesday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the North Iowa Community Auditorium on…

School Board looks at plan for High School renovation

School Board looks at plan for High School renovation

Plans for the renovation of Mason City High School are being drawn up and worked out at this time. School officials took a look at one rough draft of a…

School board ok’s temporary classrooms for Mason City eighth graders

School board ok’s temporary classrooms for Mason City eighth graders

The Mason City School Board approved plans for a ten classroom building and a six classroom building that would serve eighth graders next year and high schoolers the following year.…

Flood warning for Winnebago, Cedar Rivers in North Iowa

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a flood warning for the Winnebago River in the Mason City area and the Cedar River in the Charles City area:…

Senator Ragan adds to Senate’s economic growth legislation

Senator Ragan adds to Senate’s economic growth legislation

DES MOINES ñ On Monday, March 21, State Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City helped the Iowa Senate add to a growing list of new tools to help create jobs…

Robinson Named MVP at Iowa State Football Banquet

Robinson Named MVP at Iowa State Football Banquet

AMES, Iowa ñ Iowa State running back Alexander Robinson, one of the steadiest performers in Iowa State football history, earned the Pete Taylor MVP Award as Iowa State’s Most Valuable…

Teachers taking early retirement in Mason City will take years of service with them

At Tuesday evening’s Mason City School Board meeting, a list of teachers taking early retirement was listed by Assistant Superintendent Hal Minear. The combined time of service of those teachers…