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Waterloo felon in jail awaiting sentencing after conviction of possession of sawed-off shotgun

Waterloo felon in jail awaiting sentencing after conviction of possession of sawed-off shotgun

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo man has been convicted of federal gun charges after police found him in possession of a sawed-off shotgun earlier in 2013. Patrelle Jose Green-Bowman, age 21,…

Dunkin’ Donuts says North Iowa is “open for development”

Dunkin’ Donuts says North Iowa is “open for development”

NIT – Could North Iowa someday be home to one of America’s favorite donut-makers? After a Friday report in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, news was spreading quickly that Minnesota may get…

A-Rod banned for 2014 baseball season, says “deck has been stacked against me from day one”

A-Rod banned for 2014 baseball season, says “deck has been stacked against me from day one”

NEW YORK – An arbitrator has upheld most of the ban on playing major league baseball games imposed on slugger and accused performance enhancing drugs user Alex Rodriguez. Arbitrator Fredric…

Sloppy play dooms Cyclones in Norman, hands them first loss of season

Sloppy play dooms Cyclones in Norman, hands them first loss of season

NORMAN, OK – Iowa State tried to come ready to play as they traveled to Norman, Oklahoma to take on the Sooners – even going so far as to post…

Man arrested for assault, weapons violations in Charles City

Man arrested for assault, weapons violations in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – A former Mason City man was arrested in Charles City last week on assault and weapons charges. According to Charles City police, 20-year-old Charles Jerry Foster was…

Numerous accidents reported Saturday due to weather conditions

MASON CITY – Numerous vehicle accidents have been reported Saturday in the North Iowa area and around the region. A vehicle roll over was reported at about 12:35 PM Saturday…

More convenience store hijinks leads to arrest of Mason City man

More convenience store hijinks leads to arrest of Mason City man

MASON CITY – Last month he passed out drunk in a North End Kum & Go bathroom, and wouldn’t come out. This month, he tried to steal from a South…

Retired school custodian arrested for violating no-contact order

Retired school custodian arrested for violating no-contact order

MASON CITY – A former long-time custodian in the Mason City School District was arrested by police Friday for violating a no-contact order. Ted Pattschull, age 62, was arrested at…

World agricultural supply and demand estimates

World agricultural supply and demand estimates

Approved by the World Agricultural Outlook Board – WHEAT: U.S. wheat supplies for 2013/14 are unchanged this month, but lower expected use raises projected ending stocks 33 million bushels. Feed…

Five dead after I-80 accident Friday

Five dead after I-80 accident Friday

ADAIR COUNTY, IOWA – A one-vehicle accident claimed the lives of at least four people from Nebraska as well as another person yet to be identified. According to a report…

Pit bull bite to face sends child to hospital

Pit bull bite to face sends child to hospital

CHARLES CITY – A child was bitten in the face by a pit bull last week and received medical treatment for the injuries. According to the Charles City Police Department,…

Penn State names James Franklin new head coach

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Penn State named a new head coach Saturday, as the university announced that James Franklin became the 16th head coach of Penn State Football in its…

Former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon dead at 85

NIT – Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has died at age 85 in an Israeli hospital. He had been in a coma for several years. Sharon was an Israeli…

Justice Department collects more than $8 billion in civil and criminal cases in 2013

WASHINGTON – Attorney General Eric Holder today announced that the Justice Department collected at least $8 billion in civil and criminal actions in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2013.…

Mason City council meeting minutes – 2014-01-07

Mason City Room 1-7-14 Mason City, Iowa 7:00 P.M. MINUTES REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL The City Council of the City of Mason City, Iowa, met in regular session…

UNI-Drake matchup set for Saturday night in Cedar Falls

UNI-Drake matchup set for Saturday night in Cedar Falls

CEDAR FALLS – The University of Northern Iowa men’s basketball team (8-7, 2-1 MVC) will look to stay perfect at home this season when the Panthers play host to the…

Iowa Bicycle Summit to be held Jan. 24-25

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 10, 2014 – The 10th annual Iowa Bicycle Summit will be heldFriday and Saturday, Jan. 24 and 25, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. The gathering…