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North Iowa Man sentenced to prison following 4th probation violation

North Iowa Man sentenced to prison following 4th probation violation

MASON CITY – On Tuesday, October 4th, Joshua Henry Joyce, age 21, had a two year suspended sentence imposed on his 4th probation violation in Hancock County District Court by…

Tim Latham to hold public meeting Thursday night at Coffee Cat

Tim Latham to hold public meeting Thursday night at Coffee Cat

MASON CITY – City Council candidate Tim Latham will be holding a public meet and greet Thursday night, October 6th, at Coffee Cat in downtown Mason City. The event starts…

Emergency 911 system not working for cell phones in Cerro Gordo county

MASON CITY – Cerro Gordo County authorities have confirmed that the emergency 911 number is not operational for cell phones in Cerro Gordo county at this time. “We are not…

Council hears proposal from Colorado company for a $35 million waste to gas plant

Council hears proposal from Colorado company for a $35 million waste to gas plant

MASON CITY – The Mason City City Council heard a proposal Tuesday night from a Colorado-based company looking to build a prototype syngas plant in Mason City. Rod Flores, Creative…

Occupy Iowa group to hold protest in Mason City on Saturday

A group called “Occupy Iowa” will be holding a demonstration in Mason City’s Central Park on Saturday. Here is the information they gave on their Facebook page: Event time: Saturday,…

North Iowa authorities battle blaze allegedly set by juveniles

North Iowa authorities battle blaze allegedly set by juveniles

MASON CITY – Thursday morning at about 10:08 AM, Mason City police and firefighters responded to a field fire in the area of the 2300 block of South Monroe Avenue.…

Facing My Eagle: A Small Town Mystery (by Gary Anderson)

Story by Gary Anderson – This is a mystery story, and like every well-crafted mystery story, it follows a carefully laid-out trail of clues and then features an unexpected plot…

Clear Lake’s annual Harvest Festival drew many to downtown (photos)

Photos by Joe Buttweiler CLEAR LAKE, IOWA – Clear Lake’s annual Harvest Festival drew shoppers, pumpkin-lovers, wine-tasters and other good-time-seekers to downtown Clear Lake on Saturday. Gorgeous weather made for…

Mason City resident, who had murder-related charge dropped, sentenced for driving while barred

Mason City resident, who had murder-related charge dropped, sentenced for driving while barred

MASON CITY – Wednesday in Cerro Gordo County District Court, Donya Marie Lee, age 46, of 809 North Federal Avenue, Mason City, was sentenced to 45 days in jail following…

Council hears proposal from Colorado company for a $35 million waste to gas plant

Council hears proposal from Colorado company for a $35 million waste to gas plant

The Mason City City Council heard a proposal Tuesday night from a Colorado-based company looking to build a prototype syngas plant in Mason City. Rod Flores, Creative Energy Systems (CES)…