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Nora Springs bakery serves up small-town charm

Nora Springs bakery serves up small-town charm

NORA SPRINGS — Ruth Willier’s kitchen at home was overflowing with pies, bars, cakes and other baked goods. It was obvious she needed a bigger space. So when she found…

“Suspicious man” at Staples just checking lights

“Suspicious man” at Staples just checking lights

A call was made to the Mason City police department about a suspicious looking subject in the parking lot in front of Staples, on Mason City’s west side.†”He is driving…

Remarks by President Obama on Birthing issue

Remarks by President Obama on Birthing issue

We’ve had every official in Hawaii, Democrat and Republican, every news outlet that has investigated this, confirm that, yes, in fact, I was born in Hawaii, August 4, 1961, in…

Shoplifting incident reported at JC Penney’s

Shoplifting incident reported at JC Penney’s

Around 11:00 am,†an employee from JC Penney called in that a shoplifter was fleeing from the store.† The employee followed them to area around N. Jefferson – N. Adams and†between…

Vandalism in Mason City reported

Vandalism in Mason City reported

A couple of early Wednesday morning reports of vandalism were called to Mason City police. At 8:15 am, there was call of vandalism done to 234 9th St NW. Above,…

App’s being accepted for Homebuyer Program in Mason City

The City of Mason City is accepting applications for the Mason City General HomebuyerAssistance Program funded in part by a HOME Grant through the Iowa Finance Authority. ThisProgram will assist…

Notice to contractors for Mason City program

The City of Mason City is assembling a list of contractors interested in participating in the General Homebuyer Assistance Program. This program is funded in part with a HOME Grant…

Opening reception for African Exhibit at MacNider Museum

Opening reception for African Exhibit at MacNider Museum

Mason City, IOWAóOn Friday, April 29, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum will celebrate its newest exhibition ñ Art of Africa: Objects from the Collection…

Open House and Coffee at Elmwood Cemetery Thursday morning

An Open House and Coffee is being held on Thursday morning at 10:00 AM for people interested in volunteering for Elmwood-St. Joseph Municipal Cemetery’s Adopt-a-Section program. Adopt-a-Section volunteers assist in…

Jackson announces new Cyclone Wrestlers

Jackson announces new Cyclone Wrestlers

AMES, Iowa ñ Iowa State wrestling head coach Kevin Jackson has announced his recruiting class for the 2011-12 season. There will be nine new signees joining the Cyclones next year.…

Senator Ragan: Iowa’s Young people wanted for Youth Council

Senator Ragan: Iowa’s Young people wanted for Youth Council

DES MOINES ñ Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City announced that the State of Iowa Youth Advisory Council is currently taking applications for its 2011-2012 council. The council is made…

Branstad names Paul Trombino as Director of the Iowa Department of Transportation

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad today announced that Paul Trombino III, P.E. will serve as the Director of the Iowa Department of Transportation. “I am pleased to announce…