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Day: February 5, 2012

Obama says he deserves re-election

By James Oliphant, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Sunday that he deserves a second term despite suggesting in a similar interview three years ago that if he didn’t

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by Jody Spear – MASON CITY – The North Iowa Fair Association and Terrance Prochaska presented the second and final weekend of racing for “A Day of Thunder on the Syrup” this

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Santorum visits Bemidji, MN today

The Bemidji Pioneer, Minn. Feb. 05–Presidential candidate Rick Santorum plans to attend a pancake breakfast today before visiting Bemidji Woolen Mills and giving a campaign speech. According Santorum’s campaign, the former Pennsylvania

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MBB: NIACC 82, Iowa Lakes 80

MASON CITY, Iowa – Kendall Brown (So., Des Moines, IA) scored nine points during an 18-11 run in the final 5:43 to lift NIACC past Iowa Lakes 82-80. Chris Davis (Fr., Colorado

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WBB: NIACC 61, Iowa Lakes 49

MASON CITY, Iowa – Kika Greenlee (Fr., Saint Louis Park, MN) scored 22 of her 30 points in the first half to vault NIACC to a 61-49 win over Iowa Lakes. Jennifer

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Valenwine event to be held Feb. 17

Main Street Mason City is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Valenwine Event at Music Man Square. The event will be held on Friday, February 17th from 6-10 pm and features music,

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Minnesota deputy did not touch a minor

Tim Engstrom, Albert Lea Tribune – Freeborn County District Court files from a 2001 case involving a now-suspended Freeborn County sheriff’s deputy confirm he never touched a child. Lynne Torgerson, a Minneapolis lawyer

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What’s opening in theaters next week

By Rene Rodriguez, McClatchy Newspapers – JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND (PG): Dwayne Johnson takes over for Brendan Fraser in the second installment of the Jules Verne-flavored family adventures, this one set on

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Iowa stops Penn State, wins second straight

Scott Dochterman, CR Gazette – IOWA CITY — Iowa welcomed back perhaps its greatest basketball class Saturday and the current group of Hawkeyes celebrated by winning like it’s 1987. The Hawkeyes (13-11, 5-6

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