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Thornton cafe celebrates Marilyn Monroe’s 85th birthday

Thornton cafe celebrates Marilyn Monroe’s 85th birthday

Wednesday night there were more cars than usual on Thornton’s main street. The Chit Chat Cafe was hosting a celebration for Marilyn Monroe’s 85th birthday and there was a big…

2011 MacNider Arts Festival: Art Safari!

2011 MacNider Arts Festival: Art Safari!

Mason City, IOWA – On Saturday, June 11, the lawns of the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum and Mason City Public Library will turn into an African safari for the…

Undead protest Republican budget bill

Undead protest Republican budget bill

The undead began flocking to the Capitol on Thursday as House Republicans meet to reportedly cobble together a dead-on-arrival budget bill. |From Iowa Democrats: The undead began flocking to the…

Debt limit reached in Washington

Debt limit reached in Washington

Our country stands at the brink of a truly momentous decision. The federal government has reached its debt limit and no longer has authority to continue borrowing without action by…

State Treasurer: “State Finances are Fiscally Sound”

State Treasurer: “State Finances are Fiscally Sound”

MASON CITY – Wednesday State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald, State Senator Amanda Ragan and State Representative Sharon Steckman visited Mason City to counter claims that Iowa’s finances are a “mess.” (Press…

“Adequate resources to fund priorities” says treasurer Fitzgerald

“Adequate resources to fund priorities” says treasurer Fitzgerald

State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald, Rep. Sharon Steckman and Sen. Amanda Ragan met the public for a question and answer session Wednesday afternoon at City Hall in Mason City. The Q…

Minneapolis Bandís newest EP released at Rose Bowl show

Minneapolis Bandís newest EP released at Rose Bowl show

By Nick Pilgrim The Rosebowl in Mason City has been used in the past as a venue for local bands to perform their music. Click here to view some photos.…

Just horsing around in the city

Just horsing around in the city

MASON CITY ñ Whoa there! Was that a horse walking down the street Wednesday in the middle of Mason City? Yup.By Joe Buttweiler.|MASON CITY ñ Whoa there! Was that a…