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Harkin: Dems will fight to stay in White House

Harkin: Dems will fight to stay in White House

U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin’s annual Democratic steak fry fundraiser last weekend left attendees covered in rain and mud. But the bad weather, Harkin said, did not dampen their spirits heading…

Mason City Man Gets Prison for Violating Probation

Mason City Man Gets Prison for Violating Probation

Billy Compton Jr., age 21, of Mason City was sentenced September 21st in Cerro Gordo County District Court by Judge Carlynn Grupp to serve up to two years in prison…

Search Warrant Leads to Felony Meth Arrest for Mason City Man

Search Warrant Leads to Felony Meth Arrest for Mason City Man

On the afternoon of Friday, September 23rd, members of the Mason City Police and Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Department conducted a search of a residence at 623 South Carolina Avenue…

Obama campaign rushing to raise funds

WASHINGTON ó President Barack Obama arrives in California on Sunday for a critical fundraising swing as his re-election campaign scrambles to make up ground lost this summer, when it was…

Romney’s religion may become issue in election

All things being equal, Rick Perry and Mitt Romney won’t be equal. At least not to evangelical Christian voters, who remain divided over whether Mormon believers are lost ó or…

China cancels dog meat festival after tens of thousands complain online

By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times BEIJING ó A 6-century-old Chinese tradition of dog eating collided this week with modern concepts about animal rights, and this time, modernity won. Local…

IMF calls for collective action on global financial crisis

WASHINGTON ó International financial officials called Saturday for collective, decisive action to bring the global economy out of its current dangerous phase both in Europe and worldwide.|By Anne Walters WASHINGTON…

U.S. condemns violence after 40 people die in Yemen clashes

WASHINGTON ó The United States condemned the violence and instability in Yemen at the end of a day that saw 40 people killed in the worst violence to hit the…

Education on puppy mills

By Jody Spear Don’t Shop-Adopt, is Sybil Soukup’s, Executive Director of the North Iowa Humane Society in Mason City, Iowa, slogan. The Humane Society of North Iowa is a non-profit…

All-aboard! Night Train keeps on rockiní

All-aboard! Night Train keeps on rockiní

MASON CITY — It’s after 8 p.m. on a dark and chilly North Iowa night, and the strobe light on the phone is flashing again in the studio at KLKK-…

DJ’s trip to North Iowa took twisted track

DJ’s trip to North Iowa took twisted track

By Joe Buttweiler MASON CITY — Bruce Wasenius’ resume is filled with more twists and turns than a Pink Floyd album, including a stint at a station where one of…