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CEDAR RAPIDS – A marijuana user who unlawfully possessed a gun with an obliterated serial number was sentenced today to two years in federal prison. Geromey Gilliand, age 23, from Dubuque, Iowa,
WASHINGTON – Northern District of Iowa Assistant United States Attorney Patrick J. Reinert, who is also a Brigadier General in the United States Army Reserve, was selected to Command the Rule of
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Nebraska men took home the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championships title on Sunday at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. One individual champion, a
MASON CITY – City of Mason City Sanitation customers are advised the city will be conducting Spring Clean-Up Days the week of May 13-17. During this week, customers are allowed to set
by Jody Spear – MASON CITY – Bob Krause, a flower delivery driver for Hy-Vee West, was still working hard getting the gifts to their respected mothers at 4:30 pm Sunday afternoon.
WATERLOO – The NIACC baseball team is one win away from its first-ever regional title. NIACC blanked Iowa Central 6-0 Sunday at Riverfront Stadium to advance to Monday’s 3 p.m. Region XI
BETHESDA, Md., May 11 (UPI) — Brain scans show women’s brains appear to be hard-wired to respond to the cries of a hungry infant, but men’s brains are not, U.S. researchers say.
WASHINGTON, May 11 (UPI) — President Obama lauded the bravery and devotion of more than 40 of the United States’ “Top Cops” Saturday at a White House ceremony. “We don’t always get
CHESTNUT HILL, Pa., May 12 (UPI) — The father of a Pennsylvania student said officials went “overboard” in banning his son from graduation after the teen mooned two eighth-grade girls. Police in
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 12 (UPI) — The owners of a restaurant in Scottsdale, Ariz., say they have received death threats after being portrayed badly on the Fox show “Kitchen Nightmares.” Amy and
From Rep. Tom Latham – Happy Mother’s Day! Today is the one special day of the year we set aside to celebrate the love and appreciation that we hold in our hearts
May 12th, 2013 Mark this day on your calendar, it has begun. The Globe has started mixing the Kool-Aid and along with it the launching of subliminal processing across our voting area.
By JIM ALGAR If persistent rumors of Apple’s introducing a low-cost version of its all-conquering iPhone — rumors gaining credibility with each passing day — turn out to be correct, it will
MASON CITY – An NIT reader sent the following video to NIT with the hopes that someone might be able to identify a thief. “Here is a video of a man stealing
VATICAN CITY, May 12 (UPI) — Pope Francis Sunday canonized his first saints of his papacy at mass in St. Peter’s Square, officials said. Thousands of people attended the mass during which
CLEVELAND, May 12 (UPI) — The three Cleveland women allegedly kidnapped and raped by Ariel Castro will not speak publicly while the case is ongoing, a lawyer for the women said Sunday.
SOUTH SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 12 (UPI) — Parents said they wished a California school had told them earlier that a sixth-grader claiming to be the devil had threatened to murder her classmates.
TRENTON, N.J., May 12 (UPI) — A New Jersey man who held three children hostage during a 36-hour standoff with police was fatally shot when police stormed his home, officials said. The
AMES, Iowa – Just two of Iowa’s 99 counties have achieved gender balance on appointed boards and commissions, according to a new report by the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and
Cyclones Fall To Kansas In Extra Innings AMES, Iowa – Freshman Brittany Gomez went 4-for-5 with two RBI, a run scored and three stolen bases on Saturday as Kansas (33-16, 8-8 Big
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Sophomore Sasha Kuebel threw eight strong innings and junior Bryan Niedbalski delivered a go-ahead RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead the University of
by Jody Spear – MASON CITY – Around 8:40 am Sunday morning, the Mason City Fire Department responded to a report of a car in a field. The vehicle, which had two
NEWTOWN, Conn., May 11 (UPI) — Officials in Newtown, Conn., say they have decided to build a new school on the site where 20 students and six adults died in a mass
SEOUL, May 11 (UPI) — A former South Korean presidential spokesman accused of sexually assaulting a woman in the United States denied the allegation Saturday. Yoon Chang-jung was accused of sexually assaulting
AMES, Iowa – An Iowa State University sociologist is not surprised by a recent U.S. Census Bureau report showing a spike in the number of unmarried women giving birth. According to the
BEIJING, May 11 (UPI) — Local health officials in China have been ordered to increase flu monitoring in the country’s battle against the spread of the H7N9 bird flu, documents show. Instructions