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Redemption Center holds Grand Opening

Redemption Center holds Grand Opening

A new redemption center had it’s Grand Opening on Monday, September 5th. Story by Jody Spear.|A new redemption center had it’s Grand Opening on Monday, September 5th. Jeff Germundson, owner…

Smarter budgeting builds stronger economy

Smarter budgeting builds stronger economy

A recent report from the State Auditor confirms that work by Republicans and Democrats in the Legislature over the past several years has helped keep Iowa’s state budget in good…

Community Meeting and Coffee with Sandra Servantez, Candidate for City Council, to be held

Community Meeting and Coffee with Sandra Servantez, Candidate for City Council, to be held

Sandra Servantez, a candidate for City Council At-Large, will hold “Community Meeting and Coffee” at the Village Court Restaurant on September 15th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. All the…

Janis Renner of Mason City wins $100,000 playing lottery

Janis Renner of Mason City wins $100,000 playing lottery

DES MOINES, Iowa ñ A Mason City woman said when she sat down for her morning coffee and the newspaper she never expected to see all five of her “Iowa’s…

More information on fire at 717 South Jersey

More information on fire at 717 South Jersey

From the Mason City Fire Department: The Mason City Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire at 717 South Jersey Ave at 4:15 a.m. on Thursday, September…

Tom Latham’s remarks following President Obama’s speech to Congress

Tom Latham’s remarks following President Obama’s speech to Congress

Washington, DC, Sep 8 – Iowa Congressman Tom Latham released the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s speech to a joint session of Congress Thursday evening. |Washington, DC,…

Fed chief acknowledges slowing economy

Fed chief acknowledges slowing economy

WASHINGTON ó Cautious consumers and persistent headwinds threaten the U.S. economic recovery and are leading to a “slower pace of recovery over coming quarters,” Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke…

World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10

MASON CITY, IA ñ SEPT. 9, 2011 The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) urges all Iowans to become better informed and spread the word about World Suicide Prevention Day,…

Update on 19th Street SE Road Closure Notice

On Monday September 12th, 19th Street SE will be closed to all traffic between South Rhode Island Court and Pine Hill Court for a period of approximately two weeks to…

Notes on the streetscape area

From City officials in Mason City, regarding the downtown streetscape area: – Traffic control signs to be installed in next couple of days. – Parking space striping to be completed…

Target awards $500 for books to Hoover Elementary in Mason City

Target awards $500 for books to Hoover Elementary in Mason City

Barbara Wells, Principal at Hoover Elementary, recently stated, “It was a joy this summer to give Tony Florea, Manager at the Super Target Store, a tour of our building and…

Sunday was a perfect day for “Antiques in the Square”

The Clear Lake Antiques Association’s annual, “Antiques in the Square”, Sunday, was a big hit. It was held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 at the City Park.…

Winnebago Industries Launches Winnebago Interactive Parts

FOREST CITY, IA, September 7, 2011 ñ Winnebago Industries, a leading U.S. recreation vehicle manufacturer, has launched Winnebago Industries Interactive Parts (WIP) ñ an on-line, cutting edge 3D interactive electronic…

Notice of flyover of September 11 at Iowa State Capitol

NOTICE OF FLYOVER ON SEPT. 11 AT IOWA STATE CAPITOL (DES MOINES) One KC-135 aircraft from 185th Air Refueling Wing, Iowa Air National Guard, Sioux City, Iowa will fly over…

Cemetery History Walk news release

Elmwood-St. Joseph Municipal Cemetery is set to present its second Cemetery History Walk ‘Visions of Historic Mason City’ to provide another opportunity for people to connect with the community’s history…