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Waterloo man sentenced to federal prison on drug charges

Waterloo man sentenced to federal prison on drug charges

CEDAR RAPIDS – A 58 year-old man who was selling large quantities of marijuana while collecting Social Security benefits was sentenced on October 11, 2011 to almost six years in…

State officials increase revenue estimate for FY 2012

State officials increase revenue estimate for FY 2012

From Rep. Sharon Steckman – The Revenue Estimating Conference (REC) held their meeting last week. They set their revenue projection for FY 2012 at $5.975 billion. This represents a 1.3%…

The weather is cooling off but disc golf is still hot

The weather is cooling off but disc golf is still hot

MASON CITY – Throughout the spring, summer and fall, you can find college and high school age kids out practicing the hurling of frisbees at East Park. As the weather…

Branstad-Reynolds administration launches new, more user-friendly Iowa.gov

DES MOINES – Gov. Branstad today unveiled the new, more user-friendly Iowa.gov. The new look and feel follows Gov. Branstad’s signing of Executive Order 73, which called for the state…

Armour-Eckrich of Mason City gifts $3,000 to the Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board (CGCCB) was pleased to accept a cash donation from the local Armour-Eckrich food processing plant in Mason City. Smithfield Foods, Inc.…

Two die in auto accident Thursday morning in Floyd County

CHARLES CITY – At approximately 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning, a crash west of Charles City took two lives. According the Iowa State Patrol, a Toyota Camry driven by Erin Lorraine…

More layoffs reported at Curries in Mason City

More layoffs reported at Curries in Mason City

MASON CITY – A source has told NorthIowaToday.com that more layoffs are happening at Curries in Mason City. According to our source: An employee of “nearly 30 years let go…