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Masters of Disaster puts on a great show at Worth County Fair

Masters of Disaster puts on a great show at Worth County Fair

Masters of Disaster’s Promoter Paul Nielsen has one of the few demolition derbys that are found around North Iowa these days. This year’s show didn’t disappoint as there was lots…

Health Department Receives Shipment of Shingles Vaccine

(Mason City) ó The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health received 30 doses of Zostavax, a vaccine that prevents shingles this week. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)…

Gov. Terry E. Branstad orders flags at half-staff to honor Staff Sgt. Marvin J. Steinford World War II aviator

(DES MOINES) ñ Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in honor of Staff…

Iowa Sustains Job Growth for Fifth Consecutive Month

DES MOINES, IOWA ñ Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.0 percent in May, but was down slightly from the year ago rate of 6.1 percent. Nationwide, the…

Iowa Falls doctor in trouble for tying tubes without consent

George H. Pfaltzgraff, M.D., a 66-year-old physician who practices surgery in Iowa Falls, Iowa, entered into a settlement agreement with the Iowa Board of Medicine on June 2, 2011. On…

Milford, Iowa Home Fire was intentionally set

Milford, IOWA — Fire officials have determined that the fatal home fire in Milford, Iowa on May 7, 2011 was intentionally set. Information gained through the fire investigation revealed the…

Gas Prices Remain Below Summer Forecast

Des Moines, Iowa – Spurred by global economic concerns, market crude oil prices are trading lower again today. In mid-day trading, July delivery of light, sweet crude, also called West…

DNR officials report swimmer’s itch at Iowa’s Great Lakes

ARNOLDS PARK – Swimmer’s itch is starting to make its presence known to swimmers at Iowa’s Great Lakes. The good news is that parasitic little pest that can cause welts…

Wise picks up ground in Featured Race, finishes 10th

Wise picks up ground in Featured Race, finishes 10th

You just can’t keep a great driver behind. JJ Wise said that they didn’t do very well during the hot laps. “We started the Feature Race in seventeenth position.”|You just…

Hawgs down Bucks, 41-6

Hawgs down Bucks, 41-6

In the final game of the regular season, The North Iowa Bucks took on the 2010 SPFL champion Hawgs in Truman, MN and came away with a 41-6 loss.|In the…

Clear Lake city council to meet Monday evening

The Clear Lake city council and mayor will be meeting Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 15 N. 6th Street. Among the items on the agenda: – Licenses…

Streetscape work continues in Mason City, week of June 20th

Streetscape work continues in Mason City, week of June 20th

Streetscape work continues in downtown Mason City along Federal Avenue North. Citizens are again asked to use caution in the construction zones and to observe yellow construction tape. |Streetscape work…

Cops nab sex offender on warrant

Cops nab sex offender on warrant

Mason City police captured a Mason City man wanted on a warrant (AGCR020070) Friday evening. Shawn Dwayne Holmes was arrested at 9:27 p.m. at his home at 124 1/2 15…

“Combative subject” arrested at Mercy

“Combative subject” arrested at Mercy

Mason City police were dispatched to Mercy West Campus, 910 N. Eisenhower Ave., on Saturday at 11:13 a.m. for a “combative subject.” Officers arrested a 60 year-old man, Pedro N.…

Something needs to be done (By Peter J. Children)

(Op-ed submitted by Peter J. Children) Something needs to be done, no one should have to wait another two & a half years until the mayor’s term expires. If there…

Cerro Gordo County courthouse meeting and agendas for week of June 20, 2011

Cerro Gordo County courthouse meeting and agendas for week of June 20, 2011

MEETINGS AND AGENDAS FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 20, 2011 MONDAY, JUNE 20, 20118:00 a.m. Tax Sale ñ Boardroom (Until 11:00)11:30 a.m. Clear Lake EDC Board of Directors Meeting ñ…