Founded in 2010

News & Entertainment for Mason City, Clear Lake & the Entire North Iowa Region

Day: March 18, 2012

Hawkeyes, Ducks are expecting to fly

John Bohnenkamp, The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa – The Iowa basketball team is on the road, ready to run. The Hawkeyes play at Oregon in today’s 4 p.m. second-round NIT game, and neither

Read More »

Underdogs on the rise in NCAA Tournament

By Blair Kerkhoff, McClatchy Newspapers – OMAHA, Neb. — It may be, no it will be, among the biggest mismatches in college basketball history. Seed or talent doesn’t define the separation. The information

Read More »

Mario Manningham signs with 49ers

By Cam Inman, Contra Costa Times – WALNUT CREEK, Calif.—Manning? Not yet. Manningham? Yep. Wide receiver Mario Manningham, whose clutch catches keyed the New York Giants’ Super Bowl run, agreed Saturday night to

Read More »

Chiefs sign quarterback Brady Quinn

By Adam Teicher, McClatchy Newspapers – The Chiefs filled two of their biggest roster holes Saturday, signing veteran right tackle Eric Winston and agreeing to contract terms with backup quarterback Brady Quinn. Winston

Read More »

Republican divide persists in Illinois

By Mark Z. Barabak and Paul West, Tribune Washington Bureau – EFFINGHAM, Ill. — There’s something about Mitt Romney that, to use her words, creeps LaDonna Talbert out. She doesn’t trust the Republican

Read More »

Kentucky gets another shot at Indiana

By John Clay, McClatchy Newspapers – LOUISVILLE, Ky. — In Kentucky’s eyes, now it gets to right the wrong. And the wrong isn’t a last-second shot that happened 20 years ago, even if

Read More »

Gonzaga falls to Ohio State

By Bud Withers, The Seattle Times – PITTSBURGH — In the Gonzaga locker room, it was more after-party than wake. David Stockton put a stuffed rodent on Robert Sacre’s shoulder, the one somebody

Read More »

Indiana holds off VCU

By Pete DiPrimio, The News-Sentinel (Fort Wayne, Ind.) – PORTLAND, Ore. — In the end, Indiana handled the VCU heat. The Hoosiers (27-8) survived 21 turnovers and the Rams’ fierce defensive pressure to

Read More »

Obama’s campaign charging ahead

By Kathleen Hennessey and Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau – FAIRFAX, Va. — As President Barack Obama this week tore into another campaign-ready speech on gas prices in Maryland, the real work of

Read More »