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Cerro Gordo County courthouse meeting and agendas for week of May 2, 2011

Cerro Gordo County courthouse meeting and agendas for week of May 2, 2011

MEETINGS AND AGENDAS FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 2, 2011 MONDAY, MAY 2, 201111:30 a.m. North Iowa Corridor-EDC Meeting ñ Mercy West Campus – Urdahl5:30 p.m. Prairie Winds RC&D Meeting…

Soldiers hand out flags in wake of Bin Laden’s death

Soldiers hand out flags in wake of Bin Laden’s death

MASON CITY – Two U.S. Army soldiers and several other patriotic Americans handed out flags to motorists and pedestrians on downtown Mason City the day after news spread of Osama…

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…

Noise and loud booms Saturday night was Flashing Thunder at fairgrounds

Noise and loud booms Saturday night was Flashing Thunder at fairgrounds

Big Booms and Flashing lights in the nights sky at the fairgrounds had people wondering what was going on. The police called the Fire Department asking if there was a…

Car accident near Willowbrook Mall injures at least one

Car accident near Willowbrook Mall injures at least one

There was an auto acident in front of Willowbrook Mall Saturday evening around 7 p.m. At least one person seemed to be injured. No other details were immediately available. |…

Hard-hitting action Saturday as North Iowa Bucks open season

Hard-hitting action Saturday as North Iowa Bucks open season

There were plenty of hard hits and enthusiasm Saturday afternoon as the North Iowa Bucks opened their season on the east field on the Mason City High campus. With video…

Serious auto accident this afternoon near Plymouth

Serious auto accident this afternoon near Plymouth

Today at 2:50 PM, Worth County requested Mason City Ambulance, Plymouth EMT and Helicopter for one vehicle accident with 4 subjects in the vehicle. At least one person was injured.…

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