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GED Students Graduate at NIACC

GED Students Graduate at NIACC

A graduation ceremony was held Wednesday June 1 to celebrate 74 students completing their GED through North Iowa Area Community College. The ceremony was held at 7:00 p.m. in the…

Good Shepherd seeks to expand Telephone Reassurance program

MASON CITY ñ Senior citizens and others with limited contact to outside help are encouraged to use the free Telephone Reassurance program offered by Good Shepherd Inc. “A lot of…

Lane restrictions on U.S. 218 near Janesville continue through mid-July

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa ñ June 3, 2011 ñ Road construction work near Janesville on U.S. 218 is causing traffic to be restricted to one lane in both the north- and…

Main Street Market set for Saturday in downtown Mason City

Martin Walsh, Executive Director of Mason Street Mason City, says the Main Street Market is set to operate in downtown Mason City Saturday morning. “The Main Street Market will again…

Remote-controlled mower a nifty gadget for city employees

Remote-controlled mower a nifty gadget for city employees

MASON CITY – Randy Gorley was hard at work Thursday afternoon mowing grass on Highway 122 in Mason City. Thing is, he didn’t have to push, pull, or get dirty.…

Former Senator and Presidential Candidate John Edwards Charged for Alleged Role in Scheme to Violate Federal Campaign Finance Laws

Former Senator and Presidential Candidate John Edwards Charged for Alleged Role in Scheme to Violate Federal Campaign Finance Laws

WASHINGTON – A federal grand jury today returned a six-count indictment against former U.S. Senator and Presidential candidate John Edwards for allegedly participating in a scheme to violate federal campaign…

Build a downtown events center/arena: For it or against it?

Build a downtown events center/arena: For it or against it?

We will ask the question again: Should Mason City pursue a downtown multi-purpose arena? Can Mason City support it? Is this type of project vital for growing Mason City? Would…

Geithner Op-Ed: ‘A Rescue Worth Fueling’

Geithner Op-Ed: ‘A Rescue Worth Fueling’

WASHINGTON ñ In an Op-ed to be published in the June 1, 2011 edition of The Washington Post, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner discusses the Obama Administration’s successful restructuring of GM…

Mohawks 8, Tigers 1

Mohawks 8, Tigers 1

Mason City beat Cedar Falls 8-1 in high school baseball action Thursday night in Mason City. |Mason City beat Cedar Falls 8-1 in high school baseball action Thursday night in…

Listening post held for possible multi-purpose arena

Listening post held for possible multi-purpose arena

A crowd of at least 100 people gathered Tuesday evening to voice their opinions on a possible multi-purpose arena project that could be a part of the city’s downtown. Many…