Founded in 2010

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

Day: May 17, 2012

Raiders’ McClain ordered to jail

By Jerry McDonald, The Oakland Tribune – The football season of middle linebacker Rolando McClain was in question Thursday after his conviction on charges of assault, reckless endangerment, menacing and wrongful discharge of

Read More »

Volstad fails Cubs again in loss

By Paul Sullivan, Chicago Tribune – CHICAGO — The opening round of the City Series this weekend is likely to provide the Cubs with the only playoff atmosphere they will see at Wrigley

Read More »

SpaceX ready to launch to space station

By Scott Powers, The Orlando Sentinel – ORLANDO, Fla. — An eccentric billionaire intends to blast his rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to the International Space Station early Saturday morning —

Read More »

Twins complete two-game sweep of Tigers

By Joe Christensen, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – DETROIT — Nothing has come easily for the Minnesota Twins this year, so everyone in their clubhouse could only chuckle over how difficult they made it

Read More »

Donna Summer, Queen of Disco, dies at 63

By Howard Cohen, McClatchy Newspapers – Donna Summer, 63, who earned the title Queen of Disco for her era-defining music but who transcended the genre over the years, died of lung cancer Thursday

Read More »

Wildlife Babies & More Deer

From Iowa DNR: It started with a phone call a couple weeks ago, in Solon, Iowa. “I have eight baby raccoons. Their eyes are barely open. The mother raccoon is dead.” So

Read More »

In Florida, Romney raises cash, bashes Obama

By Marc Caputo and Adam C. Smith, McClatchy Newspapers – TAMPA, Fla.—Mitt Romney swung through Florida on Thursday, picking up more than $2 million in political contributions while bashing President Barack Barack

Read More »

Lies About Terrorism Send Man to Prison

ATLANTA—Henry Guy Jones, 51, of Marietta, Georgia, who falsely claimed that he was hired by terrorists to build a weapon that could contain a combustible, poisonous, or a toxic substance that would

Read More »