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Dillinger bank robbery re-enactments held Saturday

Dillinger bank robbery re-enactments held Saturday

The Great River City Festival continued Saturday, with three re-enactments of the John Dillinger gang robbery of the First National Bank. Even with the chill in the air, dedicated Dillinger…

Rochester man charged for robbing three McDonald’s

MINNEAPOLIS ñ Recently in federal court in St. Paul, a 24-year-old Rochester man was charged in connection with the armed robbery of McDonald’s restaurants in Byron, Rochester and Winona that…

Lime Creek to host “For Seniors Only” program

A “For Seniors Only” program will be held on Wednesday, September 21 from 10 a.m. ñ Noon at the Lime Creek Nature Center. Guest speaker Ty Smedes will present “The…

United Sugars lockout continues in Mason City

United Sugars lockout continues in Mason City

Twenty-three workers at the American Crystal Sugar plant on Mason City’s north side continue to be locked out of their jobs. It was said that American Crystal Sugar has brought…

Rural Mason City Man Arrested for Alleged Car Theft

Rural Mason City Man Arrested for Alleged Car Theft

Early Sunday morning two Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s deputies went to a rural Mason City residence at 16933 220th Street as part of an investigation. Deputies arrested Jay Paulsen, age…

Mason City Police Arrest Drunk Driver after Hitting Light Pole

Mason City Police Arrest Drunk Driver after Hitting Light Pole

Shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday morning Mason City Police responded to a report of a vehicle hitting a light pole in the 700 block of 12th Street NE. Upon hitting…

Dillinger bank robbery re-enactments held Saturday

Dillinger bank robbery re-enactments held Saturday

MASON CITY – The Great River City Festival continued Saturday, with three re-enactments of the John Dillinger gang robbery of the First National Bank. Even with the chill in the…

Money manager to receive $67 million in legal battle with former firm

Money manager to receive $67 million in legal battle with former firm

LOS ANGELES ó He was cast as the epitome of Wall Street greed, but in the end a jury sided with star money manager Jeffrey Gundlach’s claim that he wasn’t…

The Week Ahead: Fed struggles to keep economy in tune

Ben Bernanke has been chairman of the Federal Reserve since 2006. His predecessor, Alan Greenspan, was known as “the Maestro” for his perceived ability to conduct economic and market direction…

The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers Release Progress Report

The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers Release Progress Report

The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers of Iowa released a progress report for business development, education and program participation for 2010/11. Continuing to build on the program’s long history working with…

Community Meeting and Coffee with Sandra Servantez set for September 20th

Sandra Servantez, Candidate for City Council Member At-Large, will hold “Community Meeting and Coffee” at Southbridge Mall in the Food Court, September 20th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. All…

Resource Enhancement and Protection gathering set at Lime Creek

MASON CITY ñ Outdoor and historical interests will have the chance to shape the future of Iowa’s premiere outdoor recreation and conservation funding program ñ REAP ñ at a Sept.…

The Carrot and the Mule

The Carrot and the Mule

The Assa Abloy Door Group let go of the 4 remaining temporary workers at the Curries Company Frame Plant in Mason City this Friday. It’s probably common knowledge that the…

Edgar Allan Poe performance coming to libarary

Edgar Allan Poe performance coming to libarary

Mason City Public Library invites you to join us in the Mason City Room on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 7pm as Duffy Hudson “rises from the grave” as Edgar…

Branstad names 11 members to newly formed Economic Development Authority board

Gov. Branstad today announced the appointment of 11 Iowans who will serve on the newly formed Economic Development Authority board. The new board replaces the Economic Development board, which House…