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Bachmann uses an example that appears to bolster Obama

Bachmann uses an example that appears to bolster Obama

WATERLOO, Iowa ó On her visit to a traffic-signal plant Monday, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann called it an example of how President Barack Obama’s policies are “continuing to dig…

Flag-folding project to honor troops, remember 9-11

MASON CITY – RSVP of North Central Iowa is inviting all area residents to participate in a flag-folding project on Friday, Sept. 9, in memory of the nearly 3,000 people…

2011-12 Iowa pheasant season forecast

BOONE – Results of Iowa’s statewide survey of upland game are in and show a small gain in pheasant numbers in southern Iowa and fewer birds across northern Iowa. Overall,…

Mason City council to meet Tuesday night

MASON CITY – The Mason City City Council will meet Tuesday night at the Mason City City Room in the library. Janice Easley will be making a presentation about the…

Charles H. MacNider Art Museum Features Collection of Mauricio Lasansky Intaglio Prints

The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum is proud to feature its collection of twelve intaglio prints by artist Mauricio Lasansky in the new exhibition Light to Dark: Twelve Intaglio Prints…

Cerro Gordo Supervisors meet Tuesday morning

Watch video of entire meeting: AGENDA: I. Approval of AgendaII. Approval of MinutesA. September 16, 2011 Special SessionIII. Old BusinessIV. New BusinessA. County Engineer1. Report on Secondary Roads Construction and…

Statement by the President on the Repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Today, the discriminatory law known as ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ is finally and formally repealed. As of today, patriotic Americans in uniform will no longer have to lie about who…

North Iowa under hazardous weather outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook valid until September 21 6:00am CDT for North Iowa area: HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOKNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA426 AM CDT TUE SEP 20 2011 IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-057>062-070>075-081>086-092>097-211100-EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-…

Netflix CEO admits ‘arrogance,’ renames disc business Qwikster

LOS ANGELES ó After watching customers leave and the company’s stock price plummet, Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings on Sunday admitted that he had fallen victim to “arrogance” and announced…

Obama outlines deficit plan, rejects ‘class warfare’ claim

Obama outlines deficit plan, rejects ‘class warfare’ claim

WASHINGTON ó Over the summer President Barack Obama pushed a “grand bargain” that called on Republicans and Democrats to forge a compromise: each would agree to painful sacrifices that would…

Bank deposits soar despite rock-bottom interest rates

LOS ANGELES ó Americans are pumping money into bank accounts at a blistering pace this year, sending deposits to record levels near $10 trillion on escalating fears that the U.S.…

Bachmann at Sukup: ‘Grow, grow, grow’

By Joe Buttweiler SHEFFIELD – Iowa and the United States of America need more manufacturing jobs, and cutting the corporate income tax will help grow them, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann,…