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Gov. Branstad issues statement on the death of Osama bin Laden

Gov. Branstad issues statement on the death of Osama bin Laden

Gov. Terry E. Branstad today released the following statement on the death of Osama bin Laden: “I am proud of our president, and our troops, who never lost their resolve…

Three illegal aliens plead guilty to illegal re-entry; two caught in Wright County

Three illegal aliens plead guilty to illegal re-entry; two caught in Wright County

Three men who illegally re-entered the United States from Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala pled guilty on April 18, 2011, in federal court in Sioux City. Feliciano Hernandez-Badillo, age 39, from…

Press Briefing by Senior Administration Officials on the Killing of Osama bin Laden

Press Briefing by Senior Administration Officials on the Killing of Osama bin Laden

MR. VIETOR: Thank you, everyone, for joining us, especially so late. We wanted to get you on the line quickly with some senior administration officials to talk about the operation…

NIACC offers ‘Extreme Makeover’ contest

NIACC offers ‘Extreme Makeover’ contest

NIACC has a unique makeover ó one that could change your life. Extreme Makeover: College Edition is a contest where two lucky winners receive an entire year of education at…

Cargill wants to expand Mason City plant

Cargill wants to expand Mason City plant

Cargill Kitchen Solutions in Mason City, formerly Sunny Fresh Foods, has approached Mason City about incentives for expanding their plant. A new investment requirement is outlined in the agreement proposal…

Picnic, Tours, Gala Planned for Hotel Grand Opening

Picnic, Tours, Gala Planned for Hotel Grand Opening

MASON CITY, IA: Tours, a picnic for the public and an opening-night fundraising gala are among events being planned to celebrate the September 10 grand opening of The Historic Park…

1 killed, 1 injured in roll-over accident Saturday

MASON CITY — Jasmine Barrientes, 15, of Mason City, died after a Saturday afternoon roll-over accident in Worth County, according to the Iowa State Patrol. Barrientes was a passenger in…

Iowa Unemployment Rate at 6.1 Percent

DES MOINES, IOWA ñ The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly to 6.1 percent in March from a revised February rate of 6.0 percent.|DES MOINES, IOWA ñ The state’s…

Workers’ Memorial Day ceremony honors Iowans killed in the workplace

Workers’ Memorial Day ceremony honors Iowans killed in the workplace

MASON CITY – The North Iowa Nine Labor Council hosted a Worker’s Memorial Ceremony on Saturday at the VFW in Mason City. Those in attendance remembered workers killed or injured…

It’s Time to Get Ready for Camping Season

DES MOINES – It’s time to open up the camper or air out the tent and get ready for a season of relaxation and fun in Iowa’s state parks for…

Air Quality Awareness Week is May 2 – May 6

DES MOINES – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are designating May 2 through May 6 as Air Quality Awareness Week. The Department…

$933,000 in State Energy Program Grants to Help Increase Use of Biofuels

Iowa Biodiesel Board, Kum & Go and Magellan Pipeline Company Receive Awards |Iowa Biodiesel Board, Kum & Go and Magellan Pipeline Company Receive Awards April 25, 2011(Des Moines, Iowa) –…

Nuclear power must be considered as part of Iowa’s economic future

For decades, Iowa’s low and stable electricity prices have been an economic development advantage for the state. Iowa’s average electricity prices are about half of what consumers on both coasts…

Concerns over Pabst Over ìBlastî High Alcohol Drink

Concerns over Pabst Over ìBlastî High Alcohol Drink

(DES MOINES, Iowa) Attorney General Tom Miller joined more than a dozen attorneys general in expressing concerns to the maker of “Blast by Colt 45” malt beverage, which can render…