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Cerro Gordo supervisors meeting minutes – 2013-12-30

PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS December 30, 2013 Unapproved The Board of Supervisors of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa met in special session pursuant to adjournment. Present: Chairman Jay Urdahl…

Judge rules border patrol may search and copy files from laptop computers

Judge rules border patrol may search and copy files from laptop computers

NEW YORK – A judge ruled Tuesday that border patrol agents may search and copy files from computers as travelers enter the United States. In August 2009, U.S. Immigration and…

Rep. Steckman: New laws go into effect today

Rep. Steckman: New laws go into effect today

From Rep. Sharon Steckman – Today I would like to remind Iowans about several new laws that will hit the books the first day of 2014. Part of our effort…

LSU tops Iowa in Outback Bowl, 21-14

LSU tops Iowa in Outback Bowl, 21-14

TAMPA, FLORIDA – The LSU rushing attack proved to be too much for Iowa’s stingy defense, as Tiger running back Jeremy Hill rushed for 216 yards and two touchdowns, guiding…

Lottery ticket Christmas present brings Mason City man $25,000

Lottery ticket Christmas present brings Mason City man $25,000

DES MOINES, Iowa – A Mason City man received an instant-scratch ticket as a Christmas present and ended up winning a $25,000 top prize. Neil Petersen, 21, said he had…

One dead, one injured in Northeast Iowa car crash

One dead, one injured in Northeast Iowa car crash

MANCHESTER, IOWA – One woman is dead and a teen injured in a two-car crash Tuesday in Delaware county. According to a report from the Iowa State Patrol, Ashlei Ann…

DeAndre Kane named National Player of the Week

DeAndre Kane named National Player of the Week

AMES – Iowa State guard DeAndre Kane has been named the United States Basketball Writers Association Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week for his performances last week in the…

Man with questionable immigration status busted with drugs on I-35

Man with questionable immigration status busted with drugs on I-35

MASON CITY – A man and a woman with drugs were stopped by police Tuesday as they traveled through Cerro Gordo county on Interstate 35. Leonardo Padilla-Bello, age 22, along with a…

Public visitation for Coach Johnny Orr set for Thursday in Ames

Public visitation for Coach Johnny Orr set for Thursday in Ames

AMES – A public visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 2 in Hilton Coliseum to honor the legacy of Johnny Orr, Iowa State’s all-time winningest men’s basketball coach who…

Supreme court justice temporarily blocks birth control mandate in Obamacare

Supreme court justice temporarily blocks birth control mandate in Obamacare

WASHINGTON – Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor ordered a delay Tuesday in the enforcement of the birth control mandate in the Affordable Care Act. According to a Supreme Court document,…

Mason City School Board meeting minutes – December 16, 2013

MASON CITY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Summary Draft of the Minutes of the Board of Education Meeting December 16, 2013 The regular meeting of the Board of Education was called to…

Mason City man injured after New Year’s Eve crash

RURAL MASON CITY – Police said a slippery road New Year’s Eve caused a crash that injured a Mason City man. According to the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office, on…

Authorities investigate collision that injured two Minnesotans

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – Police are investigating a two-car accident Tuesday that sent a pair of Minnesota women to Mercy Hospital. According to the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office,…

Illinois bank robber sentenced to prison

ROCKFORD—A Rockford, Illinois man was sentenced today in federal court before U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Kapala to 113 months in prison without parole, to be followed by three years…