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City Council discusses moral obligations insurance

City Council discusses moral obligations insurance

MASON CITY – The Mason City Council heard about a new form of insurance available to the city Tuesday night that would allow the city to pay claims that its…

Memorial Day decoration removal at Elmwood Cemetery

The Elmwood – St. Joseph Municipal Cemetery Memorial Day decoration removal date is Friday, June 10, 2011. Family and friends that want to keep meaningful decorations that they have placed…

Cerro Gordo County Supervisors meeting agenda for June 7

Cerro Gordo County Supervisors meeting agenda for June 7

I. Approval of Agenda II. Approval of MinutesA. May 31, 2011 Regular & Closed Session III. Old Business IV. New BusinessA. County Engineer1. Report on Secondary Roads Construction and Plans2.…

Streetscape work continues in Mason City, week of June 6th

General Notes:Intersection at 4th and Federal will be closed starting today for additional utility work. The 3rd Street intersection will be OPEN during the time this work is being completed.…

Council to vote on Bookmeyer’s appointment of Steve Palmer to Human Rights Commission

MASON CITY – The Mason City Human Rights Commission on Thursday, June 2, voted unanimously to consent to the mayor’s appointment of Steve Palmer to the commission.  Palmer will face…

Q&A: Debt Ceiling Debate Should Force Fiscal Responsibility

Q&A: Debt Ceiling Debate Should Force Fiscal Responsibility

Q. What is the debt ceiling?A. The debt ceiling is a cap set by Congress on the amount of debt the federal government can legally borrow from both the public…

Weekly Address: The Big Three Drive a Growing Manufacturing Sector

Weekly Address: The Big Three Drive a Growing Manufacturing Sector

WASHINGTON ñ Speaking to the American people from a Chrysler plant in Toledo, Ohio, President Obama commended the work of America’s dedicated autoworkers, who have helped reinvigorate the domestic auto…

Cerro Gordo County courthouse meeting and agendas for week of June 6, 2011

Cerro Gordo County courthouse meeting and agendas for week of June 6, 2011

MEETINGS AND AGENDAS FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 6, 2011 MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011 TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 20118:00 a.m. Building & Grounds Committee Meeting – Boardroom9:30 a.m. Board of Supervisors…

Cerro Gordo County Accepting Applications for Volunteer Boards

MASON CITY, IOWA – Cerro Gordo County is accepting applications for positions on volunteer boards and commissions appointed by the Board of Supervisors.The Board of Supervisors policy requires individuals who…

Overriding Nelson, Marsters and Weaver (by Peter J. children)

In the Sunday edition of the Globe-Gazette John Skipper writes about a proposed shift in city departments. The proposed shifts are exactly what I recently wrote about on this site…