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Mason City Firefighters negotiating contract with City

Mason City Firefighters negotiating contract with City

MASON CITY – The Mason City Firefighters Association, Local #41, and the City of Mason City are trying to finalize a labor agreement. It was said that the negotiations have…

Kuhn thanks supporters and out-going council members

MASON CITY – Today, Alex Kuhn thanked his supporters as well as the three out-going city council members, Max Weaver, Jeff Marsters and Don Nelson. Kuhn won the at-large city…

State trooper’s antics get him fired; Iowa Court of Appeals upholds decision

DES MOINES – According to an Iowa Court of Appeals ruling today, an Iowa State Trooper from the Fort Dodge area was fired in 2009 for good cause. The ruling…

Small cemetery fire brings out MCFD

Small cemetery fire brings out MCFD

MASON CITY – At approximately 4:00 pm Wednesday, Mason City firefighters were dispatched to the Northwest side of Elmwood-St.Joseph Cemetery for a small, unplanned fire. Apparently, a pile of leaves…

$400,000 loan given to North Iowa company

AMES, Iowa – Nov. 8, 2011 – The Iowa Transportation Commission (Commission) today approved more than $5.5 million in funding for nine rail infrastructure improvement projects under the Railroad Revolving…

City drops $30K in legal fees in Maria Ohl hearing

City drops $30K in legal fees in Maria Ohl hearing

MASON CITY – The City of Mason City dropped about $30,000 on the Maria Ohl Civil Service Commission hearings. (PHOTO: Maria Ohl, standing, confers with MCPD Chief Lashbrook and his…

Aftermath (by Peter Children)

(Op-ed by Peter Children) I offer my best wishes to all who participated in this process of getting to the finish line in this council election. It wasn’t easy but…