Breakthrough Web Design - 515-897-1144 - Web sites for businesses
News & Entertainment for Mason City, Clear Lake & the North Iowa Region
Founded October 1, 2010

Home » 2011 » September » 29

Combine fire put out Thursday afternoon (photos & video)

MASON CITY – At approximately 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Cerro Gordo County Sheriffs and Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a fire on Thrush Avenue. A combine was reported on fire…

High wind advisory in affect for North Iowa

A high wind advisory is in affect for the North Iowa Area. According to the National Weather Service: STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT IS…

Fugitive from BeJe Clark captured

Fugitive from BeJe Clark captured

On September 29th, 2011 at about 11:00 a.m., officers of the Mason City Police Department arrested Ian Daniel Forbes, age 27, originally from Fort Dodge, Iowa. Forbes was wanted for…

Harvest Tour in Hampton begins Friday

Harvest Tour Weekend starts Friday, September 30, at 7 p.m. in Hampton with Start Gazing with noted Astronomer Jerry McCormick and wine sampling from TownsEnd Winery and local music. This…

Is this some sort of blood sport? (by Peter Children)

(Op-ed by Peter Children) First you start with a blank sheet of paper then you put ink on it. You create some sort of veribage that provokes a response that…

NIACC Awarded Military Friendly School Title from G.I. Jobs

G.I. Jobs, the premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has awarded North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) the designation of “Military Friendly School.” The 2012 Military Friendly…

Minor car accident on Winnebago Way Thursday morning

Minor car accident on Winnebago Way Thursday morning

At approximately 11:10 am, Thursday, the Mason City Police Department reported an accident on Winnebago Way, a short ways in from Highway 122. Two cars were involved, with no injuries.…