MASON CITY – The sanitary sewer improvement project is progressing. The water main portion of the project at this location has been completed. Work continues on the sanitary sewer and storm sewer
WASHINGTON – President Obama makes a statement from the briefing room about the explosions at today’s Boston Marathon. April 15, 2013. The President explained that he had been briefed by his Homeland
MASON CITY – At 79 years of age, Korean War veteran Jack McCourt does his best to fight for what he believes in. A pacemaker in his chest doesn’t help either. Mr.
CHICAGO, April 15 (UPI) — The Chicago Cubs and the City of Chicago announced an agreement on a $500 million plan to renovate Wrigley Field, the Cubs’ iconic stadium. The agreement, announced
LOS ANGELES, April 15 (UPI) — The History channel miniseries “The Bible” is the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray in the United States, Rentrak announced Monday. Coming in at No. 2 on the
MOSCOW, April 15 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed his readiness to meet with U.S. President Barack Obama during June’s Group of Eight summit in Northern Ireland. Putin also repeated an
MASON CITY – As the Mason City Human Rights Commission (MCRC) considers an agreement with the Iowa Civil Rights Commission (ICRC) for sending Human Rights cases to Des Moines, NorthIowaToday.com continues to
(Des Moines) State Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City has been appointed to serve as a member of the Midwestern Legislative Conference (MLC) Health and Human Services Committee for 2013-2014. “Creating the
United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that on April 8, 2013, Donald Hughes, 53, of Omaha, was sentenced to six years and 10 months in prison for his role in a
FORT WORTH, Texas, April 14 (UPI) — Police said a racing fan died of a self-inflicted injury Saturday night after getting into an argument at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.
GREENWICH, Conn., April 14 (UPI) — Lawyers said they will ask for a new trial for Michael Skakel, a nephew of Ethel Kennedy, in the 1975 slaying of Martha Moxley in Connecticut.
WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) — A top U.S. Senate Democrat said Sunday the latest proposal on expanding background checks for gun sales will appeal to enough senators to pass. Senate Majority Whip
MANCHESTER, N.H., April 14 (UPI) — Police in Manchester, N.H., say they have recovered an engagement ring a man allegedly swallowed during an attempted theft at a jewelry store. Ronald Perley, 52,
WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) — An immigration reform plan being developed in Congress will require undocumented immigrants to earn U.S. citizenship, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said Sunday. Rubio, appearing on several Sunday
MASON CITY – The North Iowa Area Community College board of directors will meet Tuesday, April 16, 2013, for the regular meeting of the NIACC Board of Directors and the Joint Boards meeting
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Sioux Falls, South Dakota man has been found guilty on two counts of sex trafficking of a child. Emmanuel William Nyuon, age 34,
MINNEAPOLIS—Earlier today in federal court, a 24-year-old Hastings man pleaded guilty to producing child pornography. Mark Matthew Cortes pleaded guilty to one count of production of child pornography. Cortes, who was indicted
SHEBERGHAN, Afghanistan, April 14 (UPI) — At least one police officer died Sunday when Taliban militants took over a security check post in northern Afghanistan’s Jawzjan province, officials said. Khaama Press reported
WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) — Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said Sunday he is unsure whether a bipartisan deal on immigration reform can pass the Senate. Appearing on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Lee
MASON CITY – Hampton-Dumont’s Taryn Barz scored 19 points and Mason City’s Cortni Rush scored 17 points to lead the Gold team to a 74-63 victory over the Blue team at NIACC’s