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Kim Jong Un’s New Year address for 2014 (VIDEO)

Kim Jong Un’s New Year address for 2014 (VIDEO)

PYONGYANG – North Korea leader Kim Jong Un gave a New Year’s address to his nation. Watch video:…

Border patrol agents arrest sex offender

Del Rio, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass Station apprehended a convicted sex offender on Thursday, the second such arrest by Del Rio Sector agents…

Iowa comes up short against Wisconsin, 75-71

Iowa comes up short against Wisconsin, 75-71

MADISON, WI – Highly-ranked Wisconsin has had trouble stopping the Iowa Hawkeyes from scoring – and Sunday night’s tilt was no different – but they found just enough firepower of…

No. 14 Cyclone women stay perfect, down Oklahoma 82-75

No. 14 Cyclone women stay perfect, down Oklahoma 82-75

NORMAN, Okla. – The No. 14 Iowa State women’s basketball team (13-0, 2-0 Big 12) remained undefeated this afternoon, downing No. 25 Oklahoma (10-5, 1-1 Big 12) 82-75. The win…

Afghan special forces, police destroy seven rockets in Helmand

HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Afghan National Security Forces removed seven 107mm rockets, commonly used in attacks that result in civilian casualties, Dec. 31 from Helmand province’s Marjeh district. Afghan National…

Clear Lake organization offers protection from cold for outdoor dogs during cold snap

Clear Lake organization offers protection from cold for outdoor dogs during cold snap

CLEAR LAKE – Five Dachshunds were taken to Patriots for Pets in Clear Lake on Saturday, after being left outside and without food. A concerned citizen approached the people who…

EDITORIAL: John Skipper should deliver newspapers Monday

EDITORIAL: John Skipper should deliver newspapers Monday

by Matt Marquardt – We’ve all seen how far the Globe Gazette has slipped over the years. Most of the stories it publishes are Associated Press re-hashes and garbage written…

Just another day in Bookmeyersville, USA: Large amount of ice meth, guns, weed discovered by police

Just another day in Bookmeyersville, USA: Large amount of ice meth, guns, weed discovered by police

MASON CITY – The man who calls himself the mayor of Mason City, Eric Bookmeyer, once declared that the “perceived” crime problem in town was solved when his city council…

Former Floyd County Attorney found drunk in ditch, arrested

Former Floyd County Attorney found drunk in ditch, arrested

RURAL MASON CITY – A man once elected as the Floyd County Attorney was allegedly found drunk in a snowbank outside Mason City and arrested early Saturday. According to the…

M.C. School Board to discuss plans for 2014-2015

M.C. School Board to discuss plans for 2014-2015

MASON CITY – The Board of Education Committee of the Whole will meet at 5:30 PM on Monday, January 6, 2014, at the Mason City Community School District Administration Building…

Feds approve Iowa’s Health and Wellness Plan waivers

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds have announced the State of Iowa has received final documents from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services…

Talks announced between warring parties in South Sudan

WASHINGTON – Today the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) announced the start of direct talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, between the parties to the conflict in South Sudan. According to…