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From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer – November 4, 2011

From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer – November 4, 2011

From State Rep. Linda Upmeyer November 4 — I spend a great deal of time going back and forth between Des Moines and North Iowa. Whether I’m in my car…

Man seen scaling Principal building was just washing windows

Man seen scaling Principal building was just washing windows

MASON CITY – A reader contacted NorthIowaToday.com Thursday afternoon to let us know a man was on a rope scaling the Principal building in downtown Mason City. It turns out…

Gov. Branstad announces Iowa’s withdrawal from Missouri River Association of States and Tribes

Gov. Branstad announces Iowa’s withdrawal from Missouri River Association of States and Tribes

DES MOINES – Gov. Branstad today announced that he will withdraw Iowa as a member of the Missouri River Association of States and Tribes (MoRAST) effective immediately. Gov. Branstad has…

One car rollover Friday afternoon

One car rollover Friday afternoon

MASON CITY – At approximately 3:30 pm, Friday afternoon, a report of one car rollover in front of 216 S. Vermont was reported to the Mason City Police Department. Emergency…

Mason City man sent to jail for 6 months

Mason City man sent to jail for 6 months

MASON CITY – On Tuesday, November 1st, Randy Axiotis, 49, was sentenced to two 180 day sentences after entering Alford pleas in three criminal cases in Cerro Gordo County District…

Branstad to Honor Mason City Police Officers, Firefighters with Sullivan Brothers’ Award of Valor

(DES MOINES)- Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will honor Mason City police officers and firefighters with the 2011 Sullivan Brothers’ Award of Valor. A press release from…

Principal getting new generator

Principal getting new generator

MASON CITY – Principal is constructing a new generator station just outside its main offices in Mason City.  The generator will be located on the south side of the building.…

Mason City man arrested after passing out in Kmart

Mason City man arrested after passing out in Kmart

MASON CITY – Mason City police were called to check on a man who passed out in Kmart’s entrance around 1pm on Tuesday. Police officers determined 54 year old Michael…

Krieger’s Garden Center has closed

Krieger’s Garden Center has closed

MASON CITY – The sign says “Est. 1891.” The other one says “sorry we’re closed.” It seems that a fixture in the Mason City greenhouse business, Krieger’s Garden Center, has…

NIACC instructor arrested for harassment

NIACC instructor arrested for harassment

MASON CITY – NIACC instructor Jeffrey Pilz has landed in jail again, according to the Cerro Gordo County inmate population report. Pilz, 56, was booked into the Cerro Gordo County…

Op-ed: Is ethanol blended gas really a bargain?

(Op-ed from J L Bach) We all know the drill when it’s time to put gas in the car. There are two main choices for motorists in North Iowa that…