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UNI women topple Missouri State, 75-52

UNI women topple Missouri State, 75-52

Courtesy: UNI Athletics Communications – CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa women’s basketball team toppled the Missouri State Bears 75-52 with three different players reaching double figures.…

Iowa WBB – Hawkeyes win at Wisconsin, 65-56

Iowa WBB – Hawkeyes win at Wisconsin, 65-56

MADISON, WI – Samantha Logic finished one assist shy of a triple-double as the Iowa women beat Wisconsin 65-56 Thursday night. Thursday was Logic’s ninth career double-double and her second this…

Marble-less Hawks fall short against Spartans

Marble-less Hawks fall short against Spartans

IOWA CITY – No Roy Marble Jr. was too much of a loss for the Iowa Hawkeyes as they dropped a close game to the #22 Michigan State Spartans Thursday…

Statement by the Press Secretary on Bills Signed on January 10, 2013

On Thursday, January 10, 2013, the President signed into law: H.R. 1339, which designates the City of Salem, Massachusetts, as the birthplace of the U.S. National Guard; H.R. 1845, the…

Remarks by the President in Nomination of Secretary of the Treasury

Remarks by the President in Nomination of Secretary of the Treasury

THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Please have a seat.  A little more than four years ago, I stood with Mr. Tim Geithner and announced him as my first nominee to…

Federal Reserve offers $3 billion in 28-day term deposits through its Term Deposit Facility

On Monday, January 14, 2013, the Federal Reserve will offer $3 billion in 28-day term deposits through its Term Deposit Facility.  As noted in the Federal Reserve Board’s September 8,…

Man Admits Interfering with Flight Crew During Flight

PITTSBURGH—A resident of Georgia pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of violating federal laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today. Marc Anthony Malone, 34, of 438…

Founder of Violent Dead Man Incorporated Gang Sentenced to Life on Federal Racketeering, Murder, and Drug Charges

BALTIMORE—U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Perry Roark, a/k/a Rock, “Pops,” “Slim,” “Saho the Ghost,” age 42, today to life in prison for conspiracy to participate in a violent…

Noose hung from families’ porch lands three in slammer

BALTIMORE—U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander sentenced James Nowicki, age 29, of Baltimore, today to five months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, with five months of…

Rewards offered in murders of federal employee and diplomat

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice program is offering rewards for information on two individuals involved in the January 1, 2008 murders of U.S. Agency for…

Iowa Utility Association Congratulates Alliant Energy and MidAmerican Energy on Awards for Work During Hurricane Sandy

DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa’s two largest utilities are being recognized for their work to help restore electric and natural gas service to thousands of utility customers on the East…

Opinion: What is wrong with today’s voters?

Opinion: What is wrong with today’s voters?

The following was sent to NorthIowaToday.com by an NIT reader who asked that it be published: —– Henry Ford said: “Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous…

Two Mason City men arrested after traffic stop; officer injured

Two Mason City men arrested after traffic stop; officer injured

MASON CITY – Two Mason City men were arrested after a traffic stop this week. Tevin Ray Brinson, 19, and Alexander Lee Bales, 18, were arrested after an investigational traffic stop…

Former Iowa punter Reggie Roby named to 2013 American Football Kicking Hall of Fame

Augusta, GA (January 10, 2013)- Prokicker.com and the Augusta Sports Council will induct three outstanding kickers and punters into the American Football Kicking Hall of Fame on January 17, 2013.…

Cyclone wrestlers head to east coast over weekend

Cyclone wrestlers head to east coast over weekend

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State wrestling team (1-3, 0-1 Big 12) heads out east on its first long road trip of the season this weekend for three duals. On…

Main Street Mason City names Jodee O’Brien as the organization’s new Executive Director

Main Street Mason City names Jodee O’Brien as the organization’s new Executive Director

MASON CITY – Main Street Mason City has named Jodee O’Brien as the organization’s new Executive Director. O’Brien replaces Marty Walsh. Jodee O’Brien has a strong background in executive and…

Wolves fall to thunder, 106-84

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder 106-84 Wednesday night. Alexi Shved led the Wolves in scoring with 18 points. Nikola Pekovic added 17 points and…

Health Department Urges Residents to Practice Flu Prevention

Health Department Urges Residents to Practice Flu Prevention

(Mason City) — Throughout the state and in Cerro Gordo County, there has been an increase of influenza (flu) cases. The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health is urging…

White House press briefing – 1/9/2013

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney, 1/9/2013 James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 2:30 P.M. EST MR. CARNEY: Welcome. Good afternoon. Thanks for being here. Sorry we had to…

Statement by the President on Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis

Over her long career in public service – as an advocate for environmental justice in California, state legislator, member of Congress and Secretary of Labor – Hilda Solis has been…

Iranian President Ahmadinejad consoles Americans after Newtown tragedy

Iranian President Ahmadinejad consoles Americans after Newtown tragedy

Iranian President sends condolences to American nation on Newtown massacre – TEHRAN – In his message given in Decemeber, the Iranian president wished that one day all nations of the…

Three Hawkeyes to compete in all-star classic

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Three senior members of the University of Iowa football program have been invited to compete in the inaugural Raycom College Football All-Star Classic. Quarterback James Vandenberg,…

North Korea warns south “war maniacs” against “confrontation and war moves”

Pyongyang, January 8 (KCNA) — A spokesman of the DPRK National Defence Commission released a statement recently to rap the Lee Myung Bak regime of south Korea for frantically kicking…

Americans living shorter, more miserable lives than peers

WASHINGTON — On average, Americans die sooner and experience higher rates of disease and injury than people in other high-income countries, says a new report from the National Research Council…

Suspicion call lands two wanted men in jail

Suspicion call lands two wanted men in jail

MASON CITY – Shortly after 1pm Tuesday, January 8th, Mason City police were dispatched to check on suspicious people in a garage behind the apartment complex located at 804 North…

Branstad releases statement on State Police Officers Council (SPOC) contract agreement

Branstad releases statement on State Police Officers Council (SPOC) contract agreement

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad commended negotiators from his administration and the State Police Officers Council (SPOC) on their contract agreement, which was ratified on Wednesday. The agreement includes…

2013 Hall of Fame Vote a Shutout

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – A winning candidate did not emerge from the Hall of Fame balloting conducted by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America and verified by Ernst & Young. There…

U.S. Marshals Arrest Fugitive Sought Since 1989

Scranton, PA – United States Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the United States Marshals Service (USMS) arrested Richard Veboys, a 60-year old man in Scranton, Pennsylvania. In 1988,…

North Korea calls for higher coal output

Pyongyang (KCNA) — The New Year address made by the dear respected Kim Jong Un greatly encourages coal miners in the DPRK to radically increase coal output from the outset…

USDA claims $30 billion from program invested in rural communities

WASHINGTON, January 9, 2013 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today issued a report highlighting USDA Rural Development’s fiscal year (FY) 2012 investments in job creation, businesses, infrastructure and housing for…

Federal official to meet with Miami, FL refugees; review admissions program

WASHINGTON – Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard will travel on January 10, 2012, to Miami, Florida, to review the U.S. Refugee Admissions…

Afghanistan, Iran seek closer ties

TEHRAN – The Iranian news agency reported last week that the countries of Iran and Afghanistan seek closer ties and peace. Iranian President Ahmadinejad made the remarks during a meeting…