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Cyclone women win again, beating Texas Tech 85-76

Cyclone women win again, beating Texas Tech 85-76

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Iowa State women’s basketball team (15-4, 4-4 Big 12) defeated Texas Tech (6-13, 0-8 Big 12) in overtime 85-76, Saturday night. All five starters scored in…

Mason City, Forest City, Waverly among towns selected as overnight RAGBRAI stops

Mason City, Forest City, Waverly among towns selected as overnight RAGBRAI stops

DES MOINES – The RAGBRAI bike ride is coming through North Iowa and making stops in several are towns – including Mason City – it was announced Saturday night in…

TRACK: Iowa men, women second in Minnesota

TRACK: Iowa men, women second in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS – The University of Iowa track and field teams each earned second-place finishes at the Jack Johnson Invitational on Saturday. The women recorded a team score of 104.50, while…

Wrestling: Iowa drops decision to Minnesota, 19-15

Wrestling: Iowa drops decision to Minnesota, 19-15

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa wrestling team fell to No. 4 Minnesota, 19-15, Saturday afternoon inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The teams split 10 matches, but Minnesota scored bonus points…

Two Forest City teens dead after two-car accident

Two Forest City teens dead after two-car accident

FOREST CITY – Two teens died as a result of a two-car accident Saturday southwest of Forest City. According to a report, at about 11:06 AM Saturday, a 19-year-old Forest…

Clones knock off Cats, 81-75

Clones knock off Cats, 81-75

Courtesy: cyclones.com – AMES – No. 16 Iowa State (15-3, 3-3 Big 12) held on to defeat No. 22 Kansas State (14-6, 4-3 Big 12), 81-75 Saturday afternoon in Hilton…

Two arrested after bar fight

Two arrested after bar fight

MASON CITY – Cerro Gordo deputies backed up Mason City police as they responded to a local watering hole to put down a fight between two men early this morning.…

Brutal cold and blizzard conditions coming to North Iowa

Brutal cold and blizzard conditions coming to North Iowa

DES MOINES –  A blizzard watch and winter weather advisory are in effect for the North Iowa area into early next week. The National Weather Service is predicting up to…

Iowa scores solid road win over Northwestern, 76-50

Iowa scores solid road win over Northwestern, 76-50

EVANSTON, IL – Iowa crushed Northwestern Saturday behind Gabe Olaseni’s 14 points and 10 rebounds. The game was close in the first half, with Iowa taking a 6 point lead…

Worth county man faces felony kidnapping charge

Worth county man faces felony kidnapping charge

MANLY – A local man is facing a felony charge in Worth county after an incident last fall involving another local man. Chad Lutcavish, age 35 of Manly, remains in…

Iowa woman dead after two-car collision

Iowa woman dead after two-car collision

TAMA COUNTY – An elderly Iowa woman died Friday as a result of a head-on collision in Tama county. According to a report, 71-year-old Corrine E. Elston of Traer, Iowa,…

Charles City man charged with felony domestic assault

Charles City man charged with felony domestic assault

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was arrested last week and charged with felony domestic assault. On January 19th at about 1:04 AM, Charles City police arrested 38-year-old John…

Iowa GOP posts controversial flowchart used to determine if a person is a racist

Iowa GOP posts controversial flowchart used to determine if a person is a racist

NIT – The Iowa GOP dug itself an embarrassing hole Friday night, prompting an apology from the party chairman. The humiliation began Friday evening when the Iowa Republican Party allowed…

Wrestling: UNI downs #7 Missouri, 24-10

Wrestling: UNI downs #7 Missouri, 24-10

Courtesy: UNI Athletics Communications – CEDAR FALLS – UNI wrestling stayed perfect with a 24-10 win over No. 7 Missouri in front of a sold-out crowd at the West Gym.…

Two Charles City women arrested for shoplifting

Two Charles City women arrested for shoplifting

CHARLES CITY – Two women were caught stealing at a Charles City retail store last week. Charles City police officers took a theft report on Monday, January 20th at about…

Clear Lake Council approves renovation of city hall and police station

Clear Lake Council approves renovation of city hall and police station

CLEAR LAKE – The Clear Lake City Council on January 20th approved a plan and accepted a bid to begin work on a project that will renovate the city’s municipal…

Grassley seeks FTC review of reasons for propane price spikes

Grassley seeks FTC review of reasons for propane price spikes

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa today asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to review the conditions that have led to propane cost spikes in Iowa. “The recent propane…

Basketball: Mohawk girls and boys beat Marshalltown

Basketball: Mohawk girls and boys beat Marshalltown

MASON CITY – The Mason City Mohawks basketball teams each picked up victories Friday night. The girls team won 77-44. The Mohawks  are now to 11-3, while the Bobcats drop to…

Hosts needed for 10 state park campgrounds

DES MOINES – The opportunity to spend the summer in an Iowa state park is available for individuals who serve as campground hosts. Campground hosts receive free camping at a…

Steve King slams women’s rights (VIDEO)

Steve King slams women’s rights (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve King released a video statement last week to mark the 41st anniversary of the March for Life rally and called for the reversal of the landmark…

Atomic watchdog endorses plan to ensure peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program

Atomic watchdog endorses plan to ensure peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program

NEW YORK – The recently concluded action plan aimed at allaying international concerns about Iran’s nuclear programme is an important development, the head of the United Nations atomic watchdog said…

Wrestling: Cyclones handed first road loss by no. 9 Cowboys, 29-3

Wrestling: Cyclones handed first road loss by no. 9 Cowboys, 29-3

STILLWATER, Okla. – The Iowa State wrestling team (7-3 overall, 1-2 Big 12) suffered its first road loss of the season 29-3 to No. 9 Oklahoma State (5-4 overall, 2-1…