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UNI Tallies 82-75 Victory Over Saint Mary’s

UNI Tallies 82-75 Victory Over Saint Mary’s

Courtesy: UNI Athletics Communications – CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa men’s basketball team scored an 82-75 victory over the Saint Mary’s College Gaels on Sunday in the…

NRA’s LaPierre shoots down ideas on gun control in Sunday interview

NRA’s LaPierre shoots down ideas on gun control in Sunday interview

The National Rifle Association’s Wayne LaPierre, in a Sunday interview on MSNBC’s Meet the Press, shot down any idea that his organization would support new gun controls, and blasted proposed…

Jill Minkel Named Assistant Director of Admissions at Waldorf College

Forest City, Iowa – Jill Minkel has been promoted to the position of Assistant Director of Admissions at Waldorf College. For the past five years, Minkel has worked in the…

Women with rap sheets detained for stealing from Fleet Farm

Women with rap sheets detained for stealing from Fleet Farm

MASON CITY – Two women were arrested by Mason City police on theft charges on Thursday. According to a report, Mason city police were called to Mills Fleet Farm on…

UI Baseball: Iowa Tabs Jim Brownlee as Pitching Coach

UI Baseball: Iowa Tabs Jim Brownlee as Pitching Coach

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Former 30-year head baseball coach Jim Brownlee has been named the pitching coach for the University of Iowa baseball program, head coach Jack Dahm announced Friday.…

Boster concerned new sledding hill all for naught (video)

Boster concerned new sledding hill all for naught (video)

MASON CITY – Marcia Boster wasn’t set on the location of a new sledding hill right from the beginning, and now that it has been built, she fears all the…

State Department confirms U.N. helicopter shot down; 4 Russian troops killed

State Department confirms U.N. helicopter shot down; 4 Russian troops killed

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States deplores the shooting down of a UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) civilian helicopter in Jonglei State on 21 December, in which four Russian…

FBI marks 24th anniversary of bombing of Pan Am flight 103

On December 21, 1988—24 years ago—the world experienced an act of terrorism that will never be forgotten when Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing everyone on board.…

Long-time Democrat Steinfort leaves Democratic party on her own terms

Long-time Democrat Steinfort leaves Democratic party on her own terms

by Matt Marquardt – MASON CITY – Long-time Democratic party supporter Pat Steinfort, known by many as “Pat the Democrat” has left the party and become an independent. “I’m very…

UNI Looks to Extend Home Win Streak vs. Saint Mary’s

UNI Looks to Extend Home Win Streak vs. Saint Mary’s

CEDAR FALLS – The UNI Panthers men’s basketball team (6-5 overall) will play its first home game in 17 days when the Panthers play host to the Saint Mary’s College…

Towing of Abandoned Vehicles Now Allowed on Most Iowa Interstates and Highways

Des Moines, IOWA — The Iowa State Patrol has lifted the prohibition on towing of abandoned or wrecked vehicles for the majority of Iowa’s interstate and highway systems. If your…

Latin Kings Street Gang Members Sentenced to 16 Years’ Imprisonment for Their Participation in Shootings

Earlier today, Angel Cordero, the leader of the Huntington, New York division of the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation (“Latin Kings”) street gang was sentenced to 16 years’ imprisonment…

Man Convicted of Producing, Possessing Child Pornography Sentenced to 204 Months in Federal Prison

SALT LAKE CITY—Garrick Veater, age 28, of Springville, convicted of production of child pornography and possession of child pornography following a 3-day trial in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake…

Like eagles? Viewing of eagle nests in Iowa is available

Like eagles? Viewing of eagle nests in Iowa is available

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources have set several events around the state of Iowa for viewing eagle nests. Posted: 12/18/2012 Clinton Bald Eagle Watch, Lock and Dam 13, Jan.…

Man Pleads Guilty to Religiously Motivated Attack on Mosque

An Indiana man faces a likely sentence of 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to hate crimes stemming from the arson of the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo, law…

President and First Lady extend thank you to troops for their service

In this week’s address, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, and thank our brave troops and their families for their service.…

President Obama Honors Nation’s Top Scientists and Innovators

President Obama on Friday named twelve eminent researchers as recipients of the National Medal of Science and eleven extraordinary inventors as recipients of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation,…

Readout of the President’s Call with President-elect Park Geun-hye of the Republic of Korea

The President spoke by telephone on Thursday evening with Park Geun-hye, the President-elect of the Republic of Korea, to extend his congratulations on her victory in Wednesday’s Presidential election in…

Christmas Message from Congressman Steve King

Christmas Message from Congressman Steve King

Washington, DC – Congressman Steve King (R-IA) released the following statement today in celebration of the Christmas season. Additionally, King has announced the only Christmas wish on his list and…

Firefighter Indicted for Producing and Possessing Child Pornography

BALTIMORE—A federal grand jury has indicted Anthony Maurice Cottle, age 23, of Owings Mills, Maryland, for producing and possessing child pornography. Cottle was a firefighter with the Baltimore County Fire…

Man Convicted of Aggravated Sexual Assault on Cruise Ship

ORLANDO—U.S. Attorney Robert E. O’Neill announces that a federal jury today found Casey Dickerson (32, Casselberry) guilty of one count of aggravated sexual abuse and one count of sexual abuse…