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Hogue powers ISU to win over Auburn, 99-70 (VIDEO)

Hogue powers ISU to win over Auburn, 99-70 (VIDEO)

Courtesy: cyclones.com – AMES, Iowa – Dustin Hogue posted career highs in points (22) and rebounds (16) to help No. 17 Iowa State (6-0) defeat Auburn (4-2), 99-70 Monday night…

Does GOP think racism is “over”?

Does GOP think racism is “over”?

In an attempt to honor civil rights activist Rosa Parks, the Republican National Committee tweeted Sunday a commemoration of her 1955 arrest, only to find itself with a lot of…

Tyler Olson, candidate for governor, announces separation from wife

Tyler Olson, candidate for governor, announces separation from wife

Today, Rep. Tyler Olson released the following statement regarding his campaign for Governor: “I am saddened to announce today that my wife Sarah and I are separating. This decision was…

Mason City man back in jail for lying to police

Mason City man back in jail for lying to police

MASON CITY – A man who called police about being stabbed was quickly proven to be a liar and taken to jail Sunday. Mason City police were called Monday evening…

Business as usual? Mason City council to hold unofficial meeting in back room of local bar

Business as usual? Mason City council to hold unofficial meeting in back room of local bar

MASON CITY – Three members of the Mason City council will be holding a meeting in the back room of local bar this week. L D’s Filling Station Bar confirmed…

Former NIACC wrestler injured in car accident

Former NIACC wrestler injured in car accident

DES MOINES – Grand View wrestler Isaiah Tatum, a former NIACC all-American, was hospitalized Sunday night after being involved in a car wreck, according to a report in the Des…

Good idea? Drones may deliver Amazon packages in near future

Good idea? Drones may deliver Amazon packages in near future

Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bizos revealed in a 60 Minutes segment this weekend that flying drones may soon be delivering Amazon.com packages to customers. By using drones, Bezos says Amazon hopes…

Paving the road to Iowa’s future

Paving the road to Iowa’s future

by State Senator Tod Bowman, chair of the Transportation Committee in the Iowa Senate Iowa’s roads and bridges are in bad shape. That can make businesses hesitant to locate or…

Cyber Monday to draw 131 million online shoppers

Cyber Monday to draw 131 million online shoppers

WASHINGTON – Although 141 million Americans took advantage of retailers’ holiday deals over Thanksgiving weekend, one of the biggest promotional events of the year is still to come. According to…

ISU quarterback Rohach named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week

ISU quarterback Rohach named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week

AMES, Iowa- Freshman QB Grant Rohach led Iowa State to its biggest come-from-behind win (24 points) in school history on Saturday at West Virginia. The Big 12 Conference awarded Rohach…

Laura Hubka of Riceville announces bid for House District 51

Laura Hubka of Riceville announces bid for House District 51

RICEVILLE – Navy veteran and health care specialist Laura Hubka of Riceville announced last week that she will run for state representative in District 51, which includes Howard, Mitchell, Worth,…

Illegal alien drug smuggler using ultra-light aircraft stopped by authorities

Illegal alien drug smuggler using ultra-light aircraft stopped by authorities

SAN DIEGO – Agents with Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of Air and Marine (OAM) and the U.S. Border Patrol interrupted a drug smuggling attempt via an ultra-light aircraft…

FBI says hate crimes declined in 2012, compared to 2011

FBI says hate crimes declined in 2012, compared to 2011

WASHINGTON – The FBI has just released its hate crime statistics report for 2012, and the numbers show that we as a nation still have a way to go toward…

Former KKK Leader Indicted for Cross Burning in Alabama

Steven Joshua Dinkle, former Exalted Cyclops of a chapter of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) in Ozark, Ala., was arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 27, in Mississippi for burning a cross…

Welcome reception to be held for new NIACC President, Dr. Steven Schulz

Welcome reception to be held for new NIACC President, Dr. Steven Schulz

MASON CITY – The North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) Board of Directors and Foundation Board will host a welcome reception for the new NIACC President, Dr. Steven Schulz. The…

Ukrainians call on president to resign, as demonstrations rage

KYIV – As many as 100,000 or more Ukrainians took to the streets of their capital, Kyiv, Sunday as the government refuses to speed along ties to western nations and…

Border patrol agents arrest 10 after stopping a drive-through at the border

Calexico, Calif. – Today, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector disrupted a human smuggling attempt resulting in the arrest of 10 illegal aliens. The incident occurred…