Breakthrough Web Design - 515-897-1144 - Web sites for businesses
News & Entertainment for Mason City, Clear Lake & the Entire North Iowa Region

Founded October 1, 2010


Home » 2014 » January » 10

Charles City man arrested for public intoxication

Charles City man arrested for public intoxication

CHARLES CITY – Police picked up a Charles City man late Thursday night for public drunkenness. According to Charles City police, on Thursday, January 9th at about 10:54 PM, officers…

WRESTLING: Iowa whips OK State, 24-6

WRESTLING: Iowa whips OK State, 24-6

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa wrestling team won 8-of-10 bouts to top fifth-ranked Oklahoma State, 24-6, on Friday night inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The 18-point margin of victory was…

Mason City hopes to be awarded overnight RAGBRAI stop at January 25th announcement party

Mason City hopes to be awarded overnight RAGBRAI stop at January 25th announcement party

DES MOINES – Not since big hair and neon spandex has the community of Mason City hosting a RAGBRAI over night stop. That year was 1985. Later this month, Mason…

Cyclone women to face #15 OK State Saturday night

Cyclone women to face #15 OK State Saturday night

AMES – The No. 11 Iowa State women’s basketball team (14-0, 3-0 Big 12) squares off with No. 15 Oklahoma State (13-1, 2-1 Big 12) on Saturday at 6 p.m.…

City of Mason City claims, January 9, 2014

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 1/9/2014 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ——————————– ———— ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 239.58 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC OFFICE EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE 64.18 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC EQUIPMENT…

Iowa man arrested weeks after drunken car crash that took woman’s life

Iowa man arrested weeks after drunken car crash that took woman’s life

DELAWARE COUNTY, IOWA – An Iowa man who crashed a large pickup with five passengers inside – taking the life of a young woman – after he allegedly consumed alcohol has…

Governor, congressmen to lead hearing on importance of renewable fuel standard in Iowa

Governor, congressmen to lead hearing on importance of renewable fuel standard in Iowa

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced they will lead a group of senior state officials from Iowa and the Midwest to organize and…

North End stroll lands pot pipe toting felon in clink

North End stroll lands pot pipe toting felon in clink

MASON CITY – A man out for an early morning stroll on the city’s North End ended up in jail Friday. According to police, Friday morning at 3:46 AM, an…

NIACC men play pair of games on road this weekend

NIACC men play pair of games on road this weekend

CLINTON – The NIACC men’s basketball team returns to action Saturday with an ICCAC road contest against Clinton Community College. Game time is set for 7 p.m. The Trojans also…

NIACC wrestlers head to national duals

NIACC wrestlers head to national duals

DES MOINES – The No. 7 NIACC wrestling team returns to action Saturday and Sunday at the NWCA NJCAA national duals at the Iowa Events Center. NIACC faces two-time defending…

Hancock County Health System reports positive influenza cases

BRITT, IOWA – Hancock County Health System (HCHS) has reported positive influenza cases in Hancock County. “The flu season is officially here,” said Ashley Studer, RN, Infection Control/Preventionist for HCHS.…

Iowa law enforcement say they have solved 30-year-old triple murder

Iowa law enforcement say they have solved 30-year-old triple murder

OTTUMWA – The Wapello County Sheriff’s office, Davis County Sheriff’s office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation have resolved the 1984 Triple Homicide of Justin Hook, Jr., age 20,…

VOLLEYBALL: Iowa State’s Hudson to transfer; “instrumental” in wins

VOLLEYBALL: Iowa State’s Hudson to transfer; “instrumental” in wins

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State setter Jenelle Hudson will transfer to another school, head coach Christy Johnson-Lynch announced Friday. “In our postseason meetings, Jenelle and I had a discussion about…

Man found guilty of crashing motorcycle while drunk with child passenger

Man found guilty of crashing motorcycle while drunk with child passenger

MASON CITY – A local man is awaiting transport to prison after being found guilty Friday of driving his motorcycle drunk and crashing it, with a child passenger. James Curtis…

Floyd County Sheriff elaborates further on decision to send inmates to Mitchell county jail

Floyd County Sheriff elaborates further on decision to send inmates to Mitchell county jail

CHARLES CITY – Floyd County Sheriff Rick Lynch this week made the difficult decision to change the way his jail operates. His decision, he says, is due to liability and…

Mason City Human Rights misses deadline to submit funding request

Mason City Human Rights misses deadline to submit funding request

MASON CITY – The Mason City Human Rights agency has missed a January 9th deadline to request funding in the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Mason City Human Rights is made up…

Attorney General Holder says federal government will recognize Utah same-sex marriages

Attorney General Holder says federal government will recognize Utah same-sex marriages

WASHINGTON – Today, United States Attorney General Eric Holder said that the Obama Administration will recognize same sex marriages already performed in Utah The Utah governor’s office said Wednesday that…

Target hack may have affected 70 million shoppers

Target hack may have affected 70 million shoppers

MINNEAPOLIS – Target announced today that up to 70 million shoppers may have had their personal data stolen, making the December data breach much worse than previously thought. “We’re aware…

Experts named to first-ever National Commission on Forensic Science

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced appointments to a newly created National Commission on…

Mechanically separated chicken from Missouri recalled due to possible salmonella contamination

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2014 – Tyson Foods, Inc. a Sedalia, Mo., establishment, is recalling approximately 33,840 pounds of mechanically separated chicken products that may be contaminated with a Salmonella Heidelberg strain, the U.S.…