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North Iowa Connect to meet with Vi-Cor’s Holt for “Bigwig Lunch Talk”

North Iowa Connect to meet with Vi-Cor’s Holt for “Bigwig Lunch Talk”

North Iowa Connect will be hosting a “Bigwig Lunch Talk” on September 6th at noon at Conference Room #1 at the Mercy West Campus. North Iowa Connect is a young…

Sandy Servantez declares for at-large City Council seat

Sandy Servantez declares for at-large City Council seat

Sandy Servantez, a life-long resident of Mason City and friend of the Human Rights Commission, has declared her candidacy for City Council. Servantez (pictured above) will be running for the…

The elderly are already taking a hit

By Orson Aguilar and Carla Saporta While national politicians argue about cuts to Social Security and Medicare down the road, cash-strapped state governments are cutting vital services for elderly Americans…

Protecting the nation at any cost has resulted in unnecessary responses

McClatchy-Tribune News Service It was a natural reaction after 9/11: Protect the nation at any cost. But a survey of homeland security projects by Los Angeles Times staff writer Kim…

What to consider when shopping for electric cars, plug-in hybrids

What to consider when shopping for electric cars, plug-in hybrids

LOS ANGELES ó Electric cars are back. Popular in early automotive history, electrics quickly got smoked by their internal-combustion-driven cousins. But in this age of volatile gas prices and climate…

Texas’ Rick Perry beats Obama for first time in poll

WASHINGTON ó For the first time, Texas Gov. Rick Perry leads President Barack Obama in a national poll, by 44 to 41 percent, while his GOP rivals trail in head-to-head…

Street closings next week due to 19th Street SE project

As a continuation of work on the 19th Street SE and Mason Creek Culvert widening project, installation of storm sewer is scheduled to begin the week of September 6th. The…