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Scofflaw with no license arrested as he continues to drive, and drives some more

Scofflaw with no license arrested as he continues to drive, and drives some more

MASON CITY – A Mason City man charged numerous times with driving without a valid license was picked up yet again by police Tuesday. Monte Dean Neubauer, age 50 of…

Iowa GOP Chairman A.J. Spiker reflects on Latham’s years of service

Iowa GOP Chairman A.J. Spiker reflects on Latham’s years of service

DES MOINES, Iowa – Today, Chairman A.J. Spiker offered his sincere appreciation to Congressman Tom Latham for his nearly two decades of Congressional service to the people of Iowa. Congressman…

Former Hawkeye wide receiver rips Iowa program on Twitter, promises book

Former Hawkeye wide receiver rips Iowa program on Twitter, promises book

IOWA CITY – Former 1st Team All-Big Ten University of Iowa football player Derrell Johnson-Koulianos or “DJK”, who was dismissed from the Hawkeye football team in 2010, ripped Iowa coach…

Iowa Congressman Tom Latham will not seek re-election

Iowa Congressman Tom Latham will not seek re-election

WASHINGTON – Iowa’s Third District Congressman Tom Latham announced Tuesday that there will be no reelection bid for him in 2014. According to the Washington Post, Latham sent an email…

NIACC’s Rush selected ICCAC women’s basketball player of the week

NIACC’s Rush selected ICCAC women’s basketball player of the week

MASON CITY – NIACC freshman Cortni Rush has been selected as the ICCAC women’s basketball offensive player of the week. Rush (Mason City, Ia.) scored a career-high 28 points and…

Des Moines car dealership must refund fees it was not entitled to collect

Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division alleges dealership sidestepped legal protections for consumers behind on their payments – DES MOINES – A Des Moines used car dealer will refund improper fees…

Police await damage estimate on door man broke while entering woman’s home

Police await damage estimate on door man broke while entering woman’s home

MASON CITY – Police said Tuesday they are awaiting damage estimates from a woman or her landlord after a man allegedly broke in a door as he entered the woman’s…

Charles City offers city administrator job to Independence man

Charles City offers city administrator job to Independence man

CHARLES CITY – The Charles City city council met this weekend and selected an Independence man forthe job of city administrator. “Steve Diers was offered the job and we are…

North Korea newscast of reasons behind execution of Jang Song Thaek (VIDEO)

PYONGYANG – Kim Jong-Il, the despotic leader of North Korea, executed his uncle, Jang Song Thaek, for treason last week. There was a short trial, and within minutes, Jang Song…

U.S. provided nearly $260 million in “nonlethal support” to Syrian opposition

U.S. provided nearly $260 million in “nonlethal support” to Syrian opposition

WASHINGTON – The U.S. is providing millions of dollars of nonlethal assistance to rebels fighting the Syrian government, a State Department spokesperson said last week. According to State Department Office…

FDA not so sure “anti-bacterial” soaps are worth it

FDA not so sure “anti-bacterial” soaps are worth it

When you’re buying soaps and body washes, do you reach for the bar or bottle labeled “antibacterial”? Are you thinking that these products, in addition to keeping you clean, will…

Judge shoots down federal government phone spying program

Judge shoots down federal government phone spying program

WASHINGTON – A federal judge has ruled that a federal government initiative involving the collection of phone data is likely unconstitutional. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon ruled Monday that…

Video spotlight on former Mohawk Jadda Buckley

Video spotlight on former Mohawk Jadda Buckley

Americans believe nurses, pharmacists, grade school teachers have highest ethical standards

WASHINGTON – A new poll shows which professions Americans believe have the highest ethical standards, with nurses topping the list and lobbyists in the doghouse. In a poll conducted Dec.…

North Iowa woman injured in two car accident Monday

North Iowa woman injured in two car accident Monday

RURAL WINNEBAGO COUNTY – One woman was injured in a two car accident Monday near Lake Mills. According to a report from the Iowa State patrol, at about 4:30 PM…

Former Mohawk Jada Buckley named Big 12 Freshman of the Week

Former Mohawk Jada Buckley named Big 12 Freshman of the Week

IRVING, Texas – Iowa State women’s basketball freshman Jadda Buckley was named Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshman of the Week for the for the first time this season, the league…

Authorities transfer lost Nazi diary to US Holocaust Memorial Museum

WASHINGTON — Earlier today, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) transferred the lost diary kept by Alfred Rosenberg, a close confidant of Adolf Hitler, to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum…

NIACC sports update

NIACC sports update

From the NIACC Athletic Department: NIACC Notebook Women’s basketball What’s next: The No. 2 NIACC women’s basketball team returns to action Dec. 28 at the Illinois Central Cougar Holiday tournament.…

Grassley raves about wind energy investment

WASHINGTON – Senator Chuck Grassley on Monday commented on the announcement by MidAmerican Energy Company that it plans to add up to 1,050 megawatts of wind generation in Iowa by…

UN, partners seek record $13 billion to bring life-saving aid to millions in 2014

UN, partners seek record $13 billion to bring life-saving aid to millions in 2014

NEW YORK – The United Nations and its partners will need nearly $13 billion in funding to reach millions of people with life-saving aid in 2014, with half of that…

Powell, Briceno and Woiwor place at UNI Open

Powell, Briceno and Woiwor place at UNI Open

CEDAR FALLS – ­­­­­­­Three Cyclones earned top-three finishes at the UNI Open over the weekend. Redshirt freshman Carson Powell (174 pounds) and true freshman Blayne Briceno (149 pounds) each had…

Child porn makers sentenced to decades in prison

PORTLAND, Ore. – A Salem couple arrested last year after a nationwide alert by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) seeking an unknown “Jane Doe” child…

Iowa Attorney General Miller questions FDA’s approval of powerful new narcotic painkiller

DES MOINES – Attorney General Tom Miller is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reconsider its approval of a powerful new narcotic painkiller, or require manufacturers to reformulate…