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Good Friday at City Hall in Mason City

Good Friday at City Hall in Mason City

City offices will be closed on Friday, April 22, 2011, in observance of Good Friday. City transit buses will be operating on that day. The make-up day for garbage and…

Cops can’t help jilted man

Mason City police officers stopped a man near Menards Thursday morning for suspicion. The officer “noticed subject walking on the highway distraught and upset. Subject declined any help from officer.…

Dispute over littering leads to lesson learned for kids

Dispute over littering leads to lesson learned for kids

An observant North Iowan showed his kids that littering is not right, and proved his point, as Mason City police got involved in an incident this morning on Mason City’s…

MCPD arrest 12 year old child

MCPD arrest 12 year old child

Mason City police arrested a 12 year old child Thursday. According to a report from the Mason City police department, Officer Larry Carroll stated “I was contacted by staff at…

Globetrotters rock ‘n rouse North Iowa

Globetrotters rock ‘n rouse North Iowa

MASON CITY — Stomp-stomp clap. Stomp-stomp clap. The beat to “We are the Champions” reverberated through Mohawk Gym as the Harlem Globetrotters got ready to pull another prank on the…

Dispute over littering leads to lesson learned for kids

Dispute over littering leads to lesson learned for kids

Story by Jody Spear and Kelly Meyer – MASON CITY – This morning in Mason City, two children learned a life lesson on littering. A witness reported the following information…

Cyclones Sign Belgium Native Julie Vanloo

Cyclones Sign Belgium Native Julie Vanloo

AMES, Iowa ñ Iowa State head coach Bill Fennelly announced Wednesday the signing of Belgium prep Julie Vanloo to a National Letter of Intent. Vanloo joins the 2011-12 class as…

Joint Op-ed by President Obama, Prime Minister Cameron and President Sarkozy: ‘Libya’s Pathway to Peace’

Joint Op-ed by President Obama, Prime Minister Cameron and President Sarkozy: ‘Libya’s Pathway to Peace’

Together with our NATO allies and coalition partners, the United States, France and Britain have been united from the start in responding to the crisis in Libya, and we are…

Iowa soldier killed in Afghanistan

Iowa soldier killed in Afghanistan

The Iowa National Guard regrets to announce the death of Spc. Brent M. Maher (“MAY er”), 31, of Honey Creek, Iowa. Maher was killed during a mounted patrol, Monday, April…

IOWANS SERVING ON ACTIVE DUTY WOUNDED IN AFGHANISTAN

IOWANS SERVING ON ACTIVE DUTY WOUNDED IN AFGHANISTAN

Two Soldiers from Iowa Falls’ Company C, 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Iowa Army National Guard were wounded when their vehicle was struck by…

Senator Ragan to encourage local job creation through commercial property tax relief

Senator Ragan to encourage local job creation through commercial property tax relief

DES MOINES ñ State Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City is working to provide $200 million in commercial property tax relief that will target small businesses. |DES MOINES ñ State…

An Interview With: Hawkeye defensive coordinator Norm Parker

An Interview With: Hawkeye defensive coordinator Norm Parker

COACH PARKER: Well, I think, you know, the most noticeable difference is some of the guys, Ballard and Clayborn and Klug, those guys are not there and you come into…