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Maria Ohl was fired due to alleged rule violations and evaluation by psychologist

Maria Ohl was fired due to alleged rule violations and evaluation by psychologist

MASON CITY – The Mason City Civil Service Commission heard testimony in a hearing Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 regarding fired police officer Maria Ohl. The purpose of the proceedings is…

Armed robbery at Days Inn Monday night

Monday night at about 9:55 p.m. a male subject entered the Days Inn Motel located at 2301 4th Street SW, displayed a knife and demanded money from the clerk. Subject…

VOTE TODAY on school board and NIACC levy

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Marsters weighs in on Bookmeyer’s first two years as Mayor

Marsters weighs in on Bookmeyer’s first two years as Mayor

From Mason City Council Member Jeff Marsters, when asked to assess Mayor Eric Bookmeyer’s first two years in office: Mayor Bookmeyer’s campaign theme was DILIGENCE, DISCIPLINE & DECORUM! Should always…

Foster to resume status on Civil Service Commission as ex officio member

MASON CITY – Human Rights Department Director Lionel Foster will be resuming his role as a member of the Mason City Civil Service Commision as an ex officio member. An…

Savers get burned by Fedís zero interest rate policy

Savers get burned by Fedís zero interest rate policy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ó Rock-bottom interest rates shored up banks, turned around the stock market and steadied the economy. They also put 82-year-old Wayne Wagner behind a lawn mower. PHOTO:…

With new Windows, Microsoft will show whether it can go mobile

SEATTLE ó The next version of Windows is being billed as a radical reinvention of Microsoft Corp.’s flagship operating system ó the most extensive overhaul since Windows 95.|By Janet I.…

As Europe’s problems deepen, global stock markets suffer

WASHINGTON ó Fears of a European banking crisis spread across the globe again Monday in the latest outbreak of financial anxiety that’s becoming all too commonplace. Experts warn that investors…

US motorists may spend record $491 billion for gasoline this year

LOS ANGELES ó U.S. motorists are on pace to spend $491 billion for gasoline this year, the most ever.|By Ronald D. White, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES ó U.S. motorists…

Investors wonder if Bank of America cost-cutting is enough

LOS ANGELES ó Bank of America Corp. is telling investors that the first stage of its cost-cutting plan would save $5 billion a year and eliminate 30,000 jobs, with more…

League for Nursing Accrediting Commission to visit NIACC

North Iowa Area Community College announces that it will host a site review for the continuing accreditation for the Associate Degree Nursing Program with the National League for Nursing Accrediting…

Branstad Proclaims September “Family Preparedness Month”

(DES MOINES) ñ Gov. Terry E. Branstad has proclaimed September as Family Preparedness Month in Iowa. National Preparedness Month was created in response to the terrorist attacks of 9/11. As…

Mason City police investigating robbery of Days Inn Hotel

Monday evening, Mason City police were called to the Days Inn Hotel on Mason City’s west side to investigate a possible robbery there. At 11:00 p.m. Monday night Mason City…

Tier 3 sex offender turns self in on warrant

Tier 3 sex offender turns self in on warrant

MASON CITY – Mark Hoffman, age 50, of 115 16th Street SE in Mason City, turned himself in at the Cerro Gordo County Law Enforcement Complex shortly after 10 p.m.…