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City of Mason City claims, submitted 2014-01-16

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report , 1/16/2014 Payee Description Amount —————————————— —————– AEROMET CORP REFUND 35.00 AKAY CONSULTING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 2,730.00 ALL STAR PEST CONTROL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 150.00…

City transit job not quite amazing but offers IPERS benefits

City transit job not quite amazing but offers IPERS benefits

MASON CITY – It doesn’t meet the city’s unwritten standard as amazing, but a pretty good part-time job driving a city transit bus is now open with the City of…

Firefighters respond to house fire

Firefighters respond to house fire

MASON CITY – A house fire on the city’s southeast side was reported Friday evening. Mason City firefighters responded to 804 13th Street SE at about 6:00 PM. A caller…

Christofferson named to Wooden Midseason List

Christofferson named to Wooden Midseason List

LOS ANGELES – Senior forward Hallie Christofferson was named to the John R. Wooden Award Women’s Midseason Top 20 list, the Los Angeles Athletic Club announced Friday. Christofferson was one…

Eldora man sentenced to 14 years in prison for distributing child porn

Eldora man sentenced to 14 years in prison for distributing child porn

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Eldora man who attempted to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity and distributed child pornography was sentenced January 16, 2013, to fourteen years in…

Branstad applauds legislature on resolutions supporting renewable fuel standards

Branstad applauds legislature on resolutions supporting renewable fuel standards

DES MOINES –  Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds on Thursday released statements applauding the Iowa Legislature for passing resolutions in support of a strong Renewable Fuel Standard…

NIT poised to expand and grow

NIT poised to expand and grow

From NIT Publisher Matt Marquardt – Spring cleaning has arrived early at NIT. As with any business, there comes a time when expansion is at hand. After three years, NIT…

Iowa prepares for rebuilding Minnesota team (VIDEOS)

Iowa prepares for rebuilding Minnesota team (VIDEOS)

IOWA CITY – The Iowa men’s basketball team is preparing this week for a Minnesota team fresh off a victory over their own last opponent, highly-ranked Ohio State. Iowa went…

Vatican officials grilled by UN panel on child sex abuse (VIDEO)

Vatican officials grilled by UN panel on child sex abuse (VIDEO)

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – For the first time, the Vatican was publicly confronted over the decades-long scandal of child sexual abuse by clergy. At a United Nations Committee on the Rights…

Babu Palo able to join cyclones

Babu Palo able to join cyclones

AMES, Iowa – A district court judge ruled today that Bubu Palo is temporarily allowed to participate as a member of the Iowa State men’s basketball team pending the outcome…

Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tina Fey, John Goodman, Josh Holloway, Pauley Perrette, and Jeremy Renner to Present at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

LOS ANGELES – Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tina Fey, John Goodman, Josh Holloway, Pauley Perrette, and Jeremy Renner are confirmed to present at the 20th Annual Screen Actors…

Ames man to clerk for Senator Ragan in 2014

Ames man to clerk for Senator Ragan in 2014

From Senator Amanda Ragan: Working in the Senate is a team effort. You work with your committee. You work with the legislators from your area and with the Governor. One…

Hampton, Mason City organizations receive arts grant

DES MOINES – The Iowa Arts Council has awarded funding to the Iowa Alliance for Arts Education in Hampton, Senator Amanda Ragan reported this week. The organization will receive $5,000…

U.S. marshalls nab wanted man after anonymous text tip

Toledo, OH – Last week, members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested Vincent Monroe, 26, on charges of Aggravated Assault. The arrest came after NOVFTF received…

Awareness to be raised of little-known science behind DNA, computer memories, new drugs

NEW YORK – It is at the very core of revealing the structure of DNA, fabricating computer memories and designing potent new drugs, but only a tiny fraction of the…