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The Ultra-Violence (by Peter Lagios)

The Ultra-Violence (by Peter Lagios)

By Peter Lagios After reading about the house invasion murders in Connecticut I realize that in America, we cannot do away with the death penalty. It’s just not possible, when…

Embracing Diversity awards given

MASON CITY ñ The North Iowa Diversity Appreciation Team (NIDAT) presented their annual “Embracing Diversity Awards” to recognize an outstanding corporation, service organization and individual in the community for their…

Supervisors hear road report, OK liquor license and election results

Supervisors hear road report, OK liquor license and election results

The Cerro Gordo County Supervisors met Tuesday morning and OK’d a liquor license for PM Park. They heard a road report from County Engineer Mary Kelly and canvassed the NIACC…

Four arrested in dine and dash incident at Mason City Perkins

Four arrested in dine and dash incident at Mason City Perkins

Shortly after 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 25th, Mason City Police Officers were called to Perkins Family Restaurant and Bakery on 4th Street SW in Mason City to take a…

Mason City Police Officers and Fire Fighters to be Honored by Governor

MASON CITY – Mason City Police Officers and Firefighters have received official notice from the Sullivan Brothers Award of Valor Program that they are to be honored during a special…

Puppy mill adult dogs saved due to voluntary shutdown

Puppy mill adult dogs saved due to voluntary shutdown

By Jody Spear The Humane Society of North Iowa took in twelve dogs from a Southern Iowa puppy mill, September 14th. “The Animal Rescue League of Iowa called to let…

Spencer pharmacist sentenced for health fraud

A pharmacist who formerly owned and operated Medicap pharmacy in Spencer, Iowa, and defrauded Medicaid and his own health insurance provider, was sentenced on September 21, 2011, to more than…

Waterloo man sentenced to 9 years for possessing child pornohraphy

A man who possessed child pornography was sentenced September 15, 2011, to 9 years in federal prison. Leeman Patrick, age 52, of Waterloo, Iowa, received the sentence after an April…

Job creation will continue recession recovery

Job creation will continue recession recovery

Nearly one in five Iowa businesses expects to add workers over the next few months, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. It found that Iowa’s fourth-quarter outlook is…