On November 9th, 2021, St. Gabriel Communications, 88.5 mhz, Adel, IA, filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission for authority to construct a new noncommercial educational FM broadcast station to operate on 89.9 mhz, at Mason City, IA. Members of the public wishing to view this application or obtain information about how to file comments and petitions on the application can visit https://enterpriseefiling.fcc.gov/dataentry/views/public/nceDraftCopy?displayType=html&appKey=25076f917ce2e04b017d002e8c140a22&id=25076f917ce2e04b017d002e8c140a22&goBack=N#sect-chanFacility

On November 9th, 2021, St. Gabriel Communications, 88.5 FM, Adel, IA, filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission for authority to construct a new noncommercial educational FM broadcast station to operate on 89.9 FM, at Spencer, IA. Members of the public wishing to view this application or obtain information about how to file comments and petitions on the application can visit https://enterpriseefiling.fcc.gov/dataentry/views/public/nceDraftCopy?displayType=html&appKey=25076f917ce2e04b017ce708493e0cfb&id=25076f917ce2e04b017ce708493e0cfb&goBack=N
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Twins fall to White Sox

Twins fall to White Sox

By La Velle E. Neal III, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – CHICAGO – This used to be such a fun rivalry. Twins-White Sox games once were more competitive. Players accused the…

Dwight Howard reiterates to Magic GM his desire to be traded

By Josh Robbins, The Orlando Sentinel – Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan and assistant general manager Scott Perry met with All-Star center Dwight Howard and members of Howard’s inner…

Hot, Hot, Hot…Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

Hot, Hot, Hot…Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

by Jody Spear and Kelly Meyer – Every Midwestern knows the heat has been unbearable this summer. The grass is brown and the crops are withering. The people at Big…

Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Carjacking a Taxi

MINNEAPOLIS – Late last week in federal court, a 45-year-old man was sentenced for carjacking an Airport Taxi taxicab on January 29, 2011. On July 20, 2012, United States District…

2011 Pheasant Harvest Tops 100,000 Roosters

The 2011 Iowa pheasant harvest reflected what the roadside counts had predicted, that the population was down after five winters with above average snowfall followed by five wetter than normal…

California governor fires first shot in new water war

By Steven Harmon, San Jose Mercury News – SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Against the backdrop of loud and vociferous opposition from environmentalists and Northern California Democrats, Gov. Jerry Brown embarked Wednesday…

Funerals begin for victims of Colorado theater massacre

By Alexandra Zavis and Mark Boster, Los Angeles Times – AURORA, Colo. — Friends and families of those who died in last week’s movie theater massacre in Aurora are beginning…

Baseball star’s mother abducted at gunpoint, located unharmed

By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun – BALTIMORE — Violet Ripken, the 74-year-old mother of Baltimore Orioles star Cal Ripken Jr., has returned home safely after being abducted at…

Iowa City landfill fire still burning, but city gets good news on clean up

Gregg Hennigan, CR Gazette – IOWA CITY – It may be out of sight to the public, but the fire at the Iowa City landfill remains. “It’s not out of…

Iowa Man Sentenced for Possession of Sawed-Off Shotgun

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA – On July 17, 2012, Jaime Richard Schieffer, age 48, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, was sentenced in United States District Court in Council Bluffs, Iowa, upon his…

Hickey shot down on Fire Department shift changes

Hickey shot down on Fire Department shift changes

Editorial by Matt Marquardt – Councilman Travis Hickey’s long-sought after goal of changing the shifts of firefighters and other emergency responders in Mason City was dealt a death blow at…

Drew Peterson, accused of killing wife, takes active role in jury selection process

By Steve Schmadeke and Andy Grimm, Chicago Tribune – CHICAGO — Drew Peterson carefully appraised each prospective juror who took a seat in a Joliet, Ill., courtroom Tuesday, then later…

Iowa Man Sentenced After Federal Firearms Conviction

DAVENPORT, IA – On July 18, 2012, Dietrich Anthony Wilmington, age 23, from Davenport, Iowa was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment by United States District Court Judge Robert W. Pratt,…

Pot pushers busted at NIACC get deferred judgements

Pot pushers busted at NIACC get deferred judgements

MASON CITY – Two Minnesota residents have both received deferred judgments after sentencing hearing for their part in distribution of marijuana following an investigation into NIACC student’s drug distribution activities…

Balfour sentenced to life in prison for Hudson murders

By Jason Meisner, Chicago Tribune – CHICAGO — For the first time since his arrest almost four years ago, William Balfour spoke out briefly in court as he was about…

Poll: Most gun owners support some gun controls

Poll: Most gun owners support some gun controls

By Joseph Tanfani, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — Second Amendment rights to carry firearms are cherished by most gun owners, a new poll finds — no surprise there. But…

Waterloo police investigate infant death

On Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at approximately 10:15 AM, Waterloo Police and Waterloo Fire Rescue responded to 1225 Meadow Lane, Apartment E, Waterloo on report that a seven (7) week…

Shots fired, teen arrested by Waterloo police

On Sunday, July 22, 2012 at approximately 3:34 AM, Waterloo Police patrolling in the area of E.4th Street and Adams Street heard several gunshots on Adams Street. As officers arrived…

Iowa State Patrol Launches “Ride Sober or Get Pulled Over” Crackdown

Iowa State Patrol Launches “Ride Sober or Get Pulled Over” Crackdown

Special Enforcement Targets Impaired Motorcycle Riders to Save Lives – Des Moines, Iowa – If you drink alcohol and then ride your motorcycle in Iowa this summer, beware.  The Iowa…

Council work session: Trout wants to spend thousands to upload and host council meeting videos; Lee not buying it

Council work session: Trout wants to spend thousands to upload and host council meeting videos; Lee not buying it

Editorial by Matt Marquardt – City Administrator Brent Trout advocated to the City Council yesterday the spending of thousands of dollars on “hardware and software” so City Hall can upload…

2005 attack helped shape security planning for London Olympics

2005 attack helped shape security planning for London Olympics

By Shashank Bengali, McClatchy Newspapers – LONDON — To understand the gargantuan security operation that authorities have prepared for the Olympic Games that open here Friday — nearly twice as…

Doubts on flood death toll fuel suspicions about China’s leaders

Doubts on flood death toll fuel suspicions about China’s leaders

By Tom Lasseter, McClatchy Newspapers – FANGSHAN, China — It took just one glance at a jumble of cars mired in the brown waters covering the G4 expressway late on…

Mason City launches “Mobile Citizen Reporting Platform”

Mason City launches “Mobile Citizen Reporting Platform”

City Will Use SeeClickFix to Improve Quality of Life, Encourage Greater Civic Participation – Mason City, Iowa (July 24, 2012) – on Tuesday, the City of Mason City launched a…

New Yorkers turn out to argue against, and for, sugary soda limit

By Tina Susman, Los Angeles Times – NEW YORK — It’s not often that a Twinkie earns a bit of praise from a nutrition expert, or that a hefty elected…

Op-ed: Sports a cesspool of perversion (by Peter Children)

Now the shit is hitting the fan; sports is again in the spotlight and not as a good thing.  Of late there seems to be quite a bit of that…

State Fire Marshals to endorse the crowd manager training program

Des Moines, IOWA — The recent shootings at a Colorado movie theatre serve as a reminder of the importance of having trained crowd managers at large venues during fires or…

Unknown Vikings players to watch

Unknown Vikings players to watch

By Dan Wiederer, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – The Vikings report to training camp Thursday and will hold their first full practice Friday afternoon at Minnesota State University in Mankato. That…

West Virginia attracts curiosity at Big 12 Media Days

West Virginia attracts curiosity at Big 12 Media Days

By Blair Kerkhoff, McClatchy Newspapers – DALLAS — Interviewers gathered around, and when one group moved on, another group moved in. West Virginia is thrilled about being in the Big…

Bears’ Smith brimming with optimism

Bears’ Smith brimming with optimism

By Brad Biggs, Chicago Tribune – BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — They don’t hand out trophies based on flashy offseason moves and they don’t issue them as training camps commence in the…

Hope Solo aiming for more soccer gold

By Master Tesfatsion, The Seattle Times – The U.S. women’s soccer team made its memorable run to the Women’s World Cup final a year ago in Germany. It included a…

USC interested in Penn State’s Redd

By Michael Lev and Dan Woike, The Orange County Register – Two summers ago, USC coach Lane Kiffin lamented how “free agency” brought on by NCAA sanctions had crippled his…

Nearly 10% of employers to drop health benefits, survey finds

By Chad Terhune, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Nearly 10 percent of employers anticipate dropping health coverage for their workers in the next three years as medical costs…

1 in 5 considered changing banks, but many were hindered, poll says

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times – WASHINGTON — About 1 in 5 consumers considered moving their checking account to another bank in the past year, largely because of increased…

After China panned more gold in 2008, US aims to increase payload

By Linda Robertson, McClatchy Newspapers – American athletes saw the Stars and Stripes rise 110 times in Beijing as they won the medal count for the fourth consecutive Olympics. But…

Center Space Gallery Exhibition at MacNider

Center Space Gallery Exhibition at MacNider

MASON CITY – Iowa Crafts: 40 Best in Show Award Winner will be featured in an exhibition and reception at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum. Jan Friedman, of Iowa…

Report on Gulf oil spill cites shortcomings

By Neela Banerjee, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — Before the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, BP and drilling rig owner Transocean focused their safety efforts on curtailing worker…

Romney rips Obama’s foreign policies

Romney rips Obama’s foreign policies

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times – RENO, Nev.— Preparing for his first foreign travel as the unofficial Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney used a sendoff speech before military…

Flame retardants at issue in contentious Senate hearing

Flame retardants at issue in contentious Senate hearing

By Michael Hawthorne, Chicago Tribune – WASHINGTON — The world’s leading manufacturers of flame retardants faced scathing criticism Tuesday from U.S. senators angered by what they called the industry’s misuse…

No decision yet on more Iran nuclear talks

By Roy Gutman, McClatchy Newspapers – ISTANBUL — Senior negotiators for Iran and the major world powers held a daylong review of the state of negotiations on Iran’s nuclear enrichment…

Late rain not enough to rescue some Midwest crops

Late rain not enough to rescue some Midwest crops

By Richard Meryhew, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – COCHRANE, Wis. — Rain finally fell on Wisconsin’s bluff country this week, but for much of the corn on Keith Greshik’s 900-acre farm,…

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