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Irish eyes are smiling

Irish eyes are smiling

Story by Carl Grover It can be very traumatic when the family pet goes missing. Anyone who has ever had a pet can probably relate to the anxiety someone feels.…

“Scrap for change” event to be held Oct. 15

MASON CITY – United Way of North Central Iowa will be holding “SCRAP FOR CHANGE” a scrap metal drive on Saturday, October 15 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Behr…

Village Coop to observe first anniversary with open house

Village Coop to observe first anniversary with open house

MASON CITY – The Village Cooperative of Mason City will observe its first anniversary with an Open House from 2:00 pm through 4:00 pm Saturday, October 15. The occasion also…

Suicide prevention walk held

Suicide prevention walk held

MASON CITY – United Way of North Central Iowa and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention held the fifth annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk on Saturday, October 8…

Another demonstration set for Saturday in Central Park

MASON CITY – The Occupy Iowa group says it will be back in Mason City’s Central Park this Saturday, October 15. The group says it will gather at 9 a.m.…

Small fires put out Friday evening in Burchinal area (photos and video)

Small fires put out Friday evening in Burchinal area (photos and video)

BURCHINAL, IOWA – Friday evening, there were multiple reports of small fires breaking out in the Swaledale and Burchinal area. The Swaledale Fire Department had many water trucks in use…

Big difference between Tea Party and Occupy Whatever!

(Op-ed by Otis Lewis) It is time to draw the distinction between the Tea Party and Occupy Whatever protests. The only commonality is they are both opposed to bailouts of…