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MASON CITY – A Mason City man already awaiting trial for causing trouble at the Shalom Tower was arrested again there early Sunday. According to police, James Robert Jacobson, age 57, was
WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa is asking the Obama Administration to explain a new requirement that employers certify that they did not reduce their workforce to become eligible for a
MASON CITY – A Mason City man cut a dangerous path through town one day last week before police were able to catch him as he pulled into a bar parking lot.
DES MOINES – A bill under consideration in the Iowa Senate would require better treatment of all animals housed in pet stores and breeding facilities. If passed, Senate file 2254 provides that
CHARLES CITY – A jury trial has been set for a Charles City man who was arrested in January for serious assault and carrying weapons. Charles Jerry Foster will face trial on
CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was picked up for his second operating while intoxicated charge in less than a year. Marques J. Bailey, age 28, was arrested by Charles City
IOWA CITY – Iowa will have to beat a hungry Minnesota team in Minneapolis to avoid its first 2-game losing streak of the season. Iowa (19-7, 8-5) is 6-0 following a loss
DES MOINES – Senator Amanda Ragan said last week that more must be done to help students from low-income families. One idea that Sen. Ragan pointed to is to provide schools with an extra
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at Washington Dulles International Airport seized marijuana from a German citizen last week. The traveler arrived on a flight from Frankfurt, Germany, and was
MASON CITY – A Mason City man was arrested early Sunday morning in connection with an alleged rape, while police are seeking another man in the same case. Police apprehended 24-year-old Tommie
MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health will be sending post cards to over 1500 private well owners and/or users in the county who have never had their
WASHINGTON – In a video message released today, Attorney General Eric Holder called on Congress to create a strong, national standard for quickly alerting consumers whose information may be compromised by cyberattacks.
MINNEAPOLIS – A South Dakota man committed the unthinkable act of sexually abusing his own child, and will serve 10 years in prison for it. United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced
IOWA CITY – Former University of Iowa All-American Erik Sowinski was crowned national champion in the 800 meters last weekend at the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships in Albuquerque, N.M. Sowinski
CLEAR LAKE – The Knights of Columbus will host their annual Irish Stew from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at St. Patrick’s Church Hall, 1001 9th Ave.
WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of U.S. senators led by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) urged the top U.S. trade negotiator to negotiate a comprehensive and acceptable agreement