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Administrator’s plan to re-organize city staff pulled from council agenda

Administrator’s plan to re-organize city staff pulled from council agenda

City Administrator Brent Trout’s plan to re-organize some city departments and staff was pulled from Tuesday’s city council agenda. The plan called for Trout to begin the process of transitioning…

Senate Education Budget Listen and Learn Meeting Opening Statement by Education Budget Chair Senator Brian Schoenjahn

Senate Education Budget Listen and Learn Meeting Opening Statement by Education Budget Chair Senator Brian Schoenjahn

“Budgeting is about priorities. My priorities are improving and expanding educational opportunity for Iowans at all levels. |“Budgeting is about priorities. My priorities are improving and expanding educational opportunity for…

Republican message to students: Shut up!

Republican message to students: Shut up!

DES MOINES ñ After students representing each of Iowa’s state Universities testified before the Senate Education Appropriation Committee today to oppose severe budget cuts for higher education, Senator Shawn Hamerlinck…

Free MacNider Arts Festival this Saturday

Free MacNider Arts Festival this Saturday

MASON CITY, Iowa ó From 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, North Iowa residents and visitors are invited to attend the 2011 MacNider Arts Festival at the…

Supervisors recognize Newman golf team’s accomplishments

Supervisors recognize Newman golf team’s accomplishments

The Cerro Gordo County Supervisors met Tuesday morning and recognized the Newman boys golf team for their 2011 state championship, declaring today “Newman Catholic Golf Day.” Above: Members of Newman’s…

Daycare kids enjoy day in East Park

Daycare kids enjoy day in East Park

Charlie Brown Daycare Centers had a fun Day Monday in east park at the top of the sledding hill. Click here to view some photos. Activities for the kids included…

Green Tree Scooters grows in new direction

Green Tree Scooters grows in new direction

by Joe Buttweiler – MASON CITY — After a roaring first year when high gas prices drove huge interest in fuel-efficient transportation, business began to sputter at Green Tree Scooters.…

Huntsman Not Ready for the Big Dance

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz released the following statement today regarding Jon Huntsman’s comments on his intention to skip the Iowa Caucus due to his opposition…

Iowa State Patrol will will maintain higher visibility on Saturdays this summer

Iowa State Patrol will will maintain higher visibility on Saturdays this summer

State Patrol Kicks Off Another Year of Safe Saturdays! Des Moines, IOWA — Starting this weekend (June 3rd), Iowa State Patrol Troopers will continue their annual effort to reduce the…

Avoiding Heat Exhaustion

Rising temperatures and higher humidity levels raise health concerns about heat illness for all Iowans, especially those doing flood preparation work. “The strenuous work of flood preparation is challenging, even…