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Auto crash on South Federal: May 4, 2011

Auto crash on South Federal: May 4, 2011

MASON CITY – Auto crash photos from May 4, 2011. Accident was on South Federal Avenue.…

Latest Micro-Enterprise program flap fueled by grant request

Latest Micro-Enterprise program flap fueled by grant request

NIACC’s John Pappajohn Center recently requested a $9,750 grant from Mason City to help start a Micro-Enterprise program for aiding small businesses. It was added to last Tuesday’s city council…

From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer

From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer

As the weather finally warms, we’re still working towards finishing up the 2011 legislative session here in Des Moines. While I am anxious to wrap up and get back up…

India and Alexander named Iowa athletes of the year

India and Alexander named Iowa athletes of the year

IOWA CITY, Iowa ñ Senior men’s golfer Vince India and senior women’s basketball player Kachine Alexander have been named the University of Iowa’s nominees for the 2011 Big Ten Male…

Liriano throws no-hitter, beats White Sox 1-0

Liriano throws no-hitter, beats White Sox 1-0

Twins left-hander Francisco Liriano threw a no-hitter Tuesday night in defeating the Chicago White Sox 1-0 in Chicago. |Twins left-hander Francisco Liriano threw a no-hitter Tuesday night in defeating the…

City Council OK’s Cargill expansion, starts late, adjourns early

City Council OK’s Cargill expansion, starts late, adjourns early

The Mason City City Council met Tuesday evening and OK’d an agreement with Cargill to provide financial incentives in return for Cargill creating new jobs and expanding their plant. The…

NIACC Inducts 74 Students into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

NIACC Inducts 74 Students into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) inducted 74 students into the College’s Alpha Psi Beta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society that recognizes the academic accomplishments of…