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From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer, June 03, 2011

From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer, June 03, 2011

The calendar has flipped over to June and if you are like me, you think it is time for the Legislature to take care of business. On Thursday, House Republicans…

Senate Democrats to host “Open Budget Hearings” next week

Senate Democrats to host “Open Budget Hearings” next week

DES MOINES: Today Senate Democrats today announced they will host a weeklong series of “Open Budget Hearings” next week at the Iowa Statehouse. |DES MOINES: Today Senate Democrats today announced…

Possible fire investigated Friday by MCFD

Possible fire investigated Friday by MCFD

Emergency Units were dispatched Friday morning at 8:56 a.m. to 1830 Springview Dr. for a possible fire. The resident said that it did smell hot and only she and her…

Bookmeyer makes appointments to boards and commissions

MASON CITY – At Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, the Council approved the following appointments to boards and commissions from Mayor Eric Bookmeyer: Jennifer Raemaker to the Housing Authority Board;…

Solberg claims Mason City loses 3,000 in 2010 census

Solberg claims Mason City loses 3,000 in 2010 census

MASON CITY – In recent memo at City Hall, Don Nelson told Janet Solberg she had it all wrong. At a City Council meeting held May 24, when a task…

Camp Statement on May Jobs Report

Washington, DC ñ Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released the May jobs report.|Washington, DC ñ Ways and Means Chairman…

Treasury Announces Agreement to Exit Remaining Stake in Chrysler Group LLC

WASHINGTON ñ The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that it reached an agreement to sell to Fiat Treasury’s 6 percent fully diluted equity interest in Chrysler Group LLC and…

On 30th Year of HIV/AIDS, Obama Administration Recommits to Fighting Pandemic

On 30th Year of HIV/AIDS, Obama Administration Recommits to Fighting Pandemic

Washington, D.C. ñ Thirty years ago this Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention first reported on the condition that would eventually become known as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)…

North Iowa Bulls announce additions to team staff

Mason City, IA; The newest Junior A hockey team to play in Mason City today announced the additions of a Director of Marketing/Sales and the Team’s Housing Coordinator. Ellie Holmen,…

Chevy truck catches fire

Chevy truck catches fire

Around 5:20 pm Friday, a report was made of smoke coming from a vehicle at 7th St SW and Monroe. Firefighters determined it to be an electrical fire inside the…