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Western Illinois no match for Cyclones

Western Illinois no match for Cyclones

John Bohnenkamp, The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa – AMES – If Western Illinois University was going to have any chance against Iowa State on Saturday night, one thing had to happen.…

Israel’s Iranian dilemma

By Danny Danon, Los Angeles Times – JERUSALEM — As the war of words heats up regarding a possible Israeli military strike on Iran, now is the time to look at…

Vick rallies Eagles again

By Zach Berman, The Philadelphia Inquirer – PHILADELPHIA — Before Michael Vick’s second game-winning drive in as many weeks began, he looked at a patchwork offense that was missing three starters…

White Sox sweep Twins, increase lead to 2 over Tigers

White Sox sweep Twins, increase lead to 2 over Tigers

By Mark Gonzales, Chicago Tribune – MINNEAPOLIS — The pitching staff is well rested. The power has returned. Now can the White Sox finally put some meaningful distance between themselves and…

No fun for Flacco in homecoming

No fun for Flacco in homecoming

By Marc Narducci, The Philadelphia Inquirer – PHILADELPHIA — Joe Flacco’s return home for the first time in a regular season NFL game turned into an afternoon of frustration for the…

Chiefs looking for answers after another lopsided loss

Chiefs looking for answers after another lopsided loss

By Adam Teicher, The Kansas City Star – ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Hope gave way to despair for the Chiefs after they were again blown out of a game – this…

Cowboys dominated in second half of loss to Seahawks

Cowboys dominated in second half of loss to Seahawks

By Larry Stone, The Seattle Times – SEATTLE — Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett likes to talk about “the three phases of the game,” and Sunday he frankly admitted his team…

Panthers right ship, claim bounty: A 35-27 win vs. New Orleans Saints

Panthers right ship, claim bounty: A 35-27 win vs. New Orleans Saints

By Joseph Person, The Charlotte Observer – CHARLOTTE, N.C. — New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees and the rest of the Saints’ starters played into the fourth quarter again. But the Saints…

Raiders routed by Dolphins

By Steve Corkran, Contra Costa Times – MIAMI — Raiders defensive tackle Tommy Kelly sat at his locker, head in his hands, unsure what to make of his team’s resounding 35-13…

Luck lives up to hype in beating Vikes

By Chip Scoggins, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – INDIANAPOLIS — Christian Ponder passed for more yards and finished with a higher quarterback rating than Andrew Luck on Sunday. Raise your hand if…

NATO disasters stack up in Afghanistan

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times – KABUL, Afghanistan — In a disastrous day for the NATO force in Afghanistan, four American troops were gunned down Sunday by Afghan police, a…

8 civilians reported dead in NATO airstrike in Afghanistan

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times – KABUL, Afghanistan — Eight rural Afghan women gathering fuel for fires were killed Sunday by a NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan officials…

French court to hear arguments over topless photos of Princess Kate

By Ian Llewellyn – PARIS — A French court on Monday will consider issuing an injunction against the French magazine Closer over its publication of topless photographs of the Duchess…

UPDATE: Missing teen home safely

UPDATE: Missing teen home safely

MASON CITY – UPDATE: A Mason City teen who was missing for about a day has come home safely Sunday just before 5:30 PM.  Dakota Nicholson, 16, was seen walking…

Update on East State Street Utility and Street Improvements

Update on East State Street Utility and Street Improvements

MASON CITY – The East State Street rehabilitation project continues as sanitary manholes are being replaced. Curb sawing and removal will also begin between Carolina and Kentucky Avenues. Beginning Monday,…

19-year-old Austin, MN man convicted of sexual assault on girls 13 and younger

Matt Peterson, Austin Daily Herald – An Austin man was found guilty Friday in Mower County Court for persuading girls 13 and younger to perform sexual acts. Brayden William Woodworth,…

Bowling scores 9-9 through 9-14-2012

Sunday Night Mixed League Rose Bowl 09/09/12 Team High Series Candy Bar 1456 Team High Game Candy Bar 579 Individual High Series Male Terry Shoafstall 603 Individual High Series Female…

Mason City School Board to meet Monday

Mason City School Board to meet Monday

MASON CITY – The Mason City School board will be meeting on Monday, September 17th, 2012.  The following is the agenda for that meeting: AGENDA Mason City Community School District…

Upmeyer: Iowa Strong for a more prosperous Iowa economy

Upmeyer: Iowa Strong for a more prosperous Iowa economy

From Rep. Linda Upmeyer – Last month I wrote about a new initiative that my caucus, along with Governor Branstad and Senate Republicans, launched called Iowa Strong. This initiative presents…

Small Iowa towns turn to sheriff for protection

Steve Gravelle, CR Gazette – Few of Iowa’s smallest towns have a police department, but they’re still covered. State law requires incorporated communities to provide law enforcement either through their…

MCHS Principal Notes

MCHS Principal Notes

Dear Parents/Guardians: We have had an amazing start to the school year.  The students have done a great job of adapting to the new environment.  We hope that we can…

Post-game notes from Iowa-UNI game

Post-game notes from Iowa-UNI game

IOWA CITY – Iowa’s 27-16 victory over UNI extends its win streak over the Panthers to 15. The Hawkeyes have won the last 15 meetings, all in Iowa City. Iowa…

Post-game thoughts from UNI Coach Mark Farley

Post-game thoughts from UNI Coach Mark Farley

Iowa defeated UNI 27-16 Saturday at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City. On difficulty controlling line of scrimmage “Yeah, I think you saw the game plan right of the gate for…

Iowa gets back on track

Iowa gets back on track

Susan Denk, The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa – IOWA CITY – Mark Weisman ran off the Kinnick Stadium field and up the tunnel to loud cheers. He tried to suppress a…

Taliban targeted Afghanistan base to get to Prince Harry

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times – KABUL — Does a prince’s presence endanger those serving alongside him? The Taliban launched a rare all-out assault on the heavily fortified NATO base…

Pope calls for Christians, Muslims to unite against war

By Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times – BEIRUT — Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday called on Christians and Muslims to forge a common front against warfare, even as battles raged…

Man ordered to trial in killing of soldier at off-limits bar

Lance Benzel, The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – A former Colorado Springs tavern where a June melee led to the shooting death of an Afghanistan war veteran was supposed to be…

Anti-U.S. protests jar Mideast with message of uncertainty

By Ned Parker, Los Angeles Times – CAIRO — As night fell Saturday and cars swerved around Tahrir Square tooting their horns, a stout woman in a black veil and robes…

Transferred 200 miles away, GM workers yearn for home

By Steve Giegerich, St. Louis Post-Dispatch – ST. LOUIS — The commonplace has a way of dissolving into trauma the moment Doug Deaton leaves for his job on a General…

Cross County: ISU Women first, men second at Cyclone Classic

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State’s women’s cross country teams placed five runners among the top eight finishers to win the Cyclone Cross Country Classic Saturday on the ISU Cross Country…

Pediatrician accused of receiving child porn

Jonathan Phelps, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. – ANDOVER — Federal agents raided the home of an Andover pediatrician yesterday morning finding more than 500 photographs and as many as 100…

Stanford continues dominance over USC with 21-14 win

By Gary Klein, Los Angeles Times – PALO ALTO, Calif. — This time it had nothing to do with Luck. Not a quarterback by that name or a series of unexplainable…

Biden campaigns in Burlington Monday

The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa – Vice President Joe Biden will visit Burlington Monday, the Obama for America campaign announced Thursday. The event will be at the Port of Burlington,…

With sale of AIG stock, US profit to hit $15.1 billion

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times – WASHINGTON — The government’s sale of American International Group Inc. stock will generate an additional $2.7 billion to boost the profit to U.S. taxpayers…

NFL rankings

By Tom Silverstein, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – 1. New England Patriots 1 (Last week) Bill wearing his home cutoff this week. 2. San Francisco 49ers 2 NFL to Harbaugh: “Shake, boy,…

University of Iowa, Board of Regents sue former UIHC doctor

Vanessa Miller, CR Gazette – The University of Iowa and the Iowa Board of Regents are suing a former University of Iowa doctor of internal medicine and rheumatology on allegations…

Plurality of Iowans support retaining Supreme Court justices, poll shows

James Q. Lynch, CR Gazette – Four Iowa Supreme Court justices up for a retention vote in the Nov. 6 election have a path to keeping their seats on the…

Republicans hit Obama on pending defense cuts

By Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON—Republicans on Saturday hammered President Barack Obama over looming cuts to defense spending, saying the president has shown a “failure to lead” and done…

Cyclones Dethrone No. 1 Nebraska

Cyclones Dethrone No. 1 Nebraska

AMES, Iowa – The No. 25 Iowa State volleyball team (6-4, 0-0 Big 12) beat the No. 1 Nebraska Cornhuskers (8-1, 0-0 Big Ten) in four sets (25-23, 25-22, 20-25,…

Chicago teen charged in ‘violent jihad’ car-bomb attempt

By Paloma Esquivel, Los Angeles Times – An Illinois teen has been arrested on suspicion of trying to detonate a car bomb in front of a Chicago bar, authorities said Saturday.…

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