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From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer April 22, 2011

From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer April 22, 2011

We’re a little soggy here in Des Moines after several days of rain and gloomy weather. Hopefully after all the rain we’ve been having this week, April showers bring May…

Photo Show opens April 28th at MacNider Museum

Photo Show opens April 28th at MacNider Museum

The 31st Annual Cerro Gordo Photo Show at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, sponsored by the Safford and Lena Lock Photo Endowment Fund, will open April 28th at 5…

City Attorney elaborates on his media policy

City Attorney elaborates on his media policy

Mason City City Attorney Tom Meyer recently clarified his policy when dealing with the media. “I have made it a practice to notify the Council when I talk to the…

Iowa Business Plan Competition Deadline Drawing Near; Entries due April 30

Iowa Business Plan Competition Deadline Drawing Near; Entries due April 30

The deadline for small businesses to submit business plan information for the John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition for the chance to win $25,000 is drawing near. |The deadline for…

Administration Releases National Prescription Drug Abuse Action Plan

Administration Releases National Prescription Drug Abuse Action Plan

Prescription drug abuse is our nation’s fastest-growing drug problem. The number of people who unintentionally overdosed on prescription drugs now exceeds the number who overdosed during the crack cocaine epidemic…

Iowa 27th in Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings

Iowa 27th in Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings

IOWA CITY, Iowa ñ The UI Athletics Department currently ranks 27th in the latest Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings and is on a pace to challenge its best performances in…

Children’s Book Week at the Mason City Public Library

Children’s Book Week is May 2-8, 2011. Here is the schedule of events: Monday, May 2nd: Police Chief Mike Lashbrook will do a short story time at 6:00PM in the…

Semi gets stuck, damages car wash

Semi gets stuck, damages car wash

Witnesses tell NorthIowaToday.com that today at 6:00 pm it was reported that a semi had done some damage to K&R Car and Truck Wash on 12th St NE. The truck…

Streetscape update for week of April 25, 2011

Streetscape update for week of April 25, 2011

Mason City has released an update on the streetscape project that in underway in downtown Mason City.|Mason City has released an update on the streetscape project that in underway in…