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Senator Amanda Ragan receives Champions for Children Award

Senator Amanda Ragan receives Champions for Children Award

DES MOINES – The Coalition for Family and Children’s Services in Iowa announced Senator Amanda Ragan as one of the 2013-2014 recipients of the Champions for Children’s Awards. Senator Ragan…

Cops chase man with meth through North End neighborhood

Cops chase man with meth through North End neighborhood

MASON CITY – A wanted Clear Lake man was chased by police on foot in Mason City Friday afternoon. According to police, 44-year-old Chad Ryan Tannahill was wanted for failure…

Iowa Department of Human Services announces data breach

DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Human Services announced Friday that there was a breach in personal information related to some Polk County social work assessments. There are…

Mason City woman allegedly crashes car, drunk in Clear Lake

Mason City woman allegedly crashes car, drunk in Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE – Police in Clear Lake stopped a Mason City woman who they say crashed her car as she drove drunk through town. Police told NIT that 27-year-old Hillary…

Mason City woman pleads guilty to assault OWI stemming from brawl

Mason City woman pleads guilty to assault OWI stemming from brawl

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman has pleaded guilty to charges of operating while intoxicated and assault causing injury after police last November investigated a large brawl. NIT reported…

Sen. Ragan: “It is not appropriate for adults to host underage drinking parties”

Sen. Ragan: “It is not appropriate for adults to host underage drinking parties”

DES MOINES – Senator Amanda Ragan said Friday that the Senate sent a message this week when it approved a bill aimed at curbing underage drinking parties. “In a unanimous…

Gov. Branstad signs five bills into law

Gov. Branstad signs five bills into law

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad today signed the following bills into law: House File 2131: an Act modifying applicable to the recording of a mortgage or deed of…

Trout, represented by former city attorney Tom Meyer, pleads not guilty

Trout, represented by former city attorney Tom Meyer, pleads not guilty

MASON CITY – The son of city administrator Brent Trout has pleaded not guilty to a municipal infraction for hosting a party with underage drinking and a charge of unlawful…

Charges may be dropped in Prairie Ridge theft case

Charges may be dropped in Prairie Ridge theft case

MASON CITY – An on-going theft case against a Nora Springs woman may have run out of gas, as NIT has been informed that authorities are dropping embezzlement charges against…

Refugee agency concerned over worsening crisis in Iraq’s Anbar Province

NEW YORK – The United Nations refugee agency reports today that the security situation in Iraq’s Anbar province continues to deteriorate, with the number of people displaced in the area…

UNI track coach Chris Bucknam inducted into MVC Hall of Fame

UNI track coach Chris Bucknam inducted into MVC Hall of Fame

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Missouri Valley Conference honored its past today in at the league’s annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. World Series champion and five-time MLB Gold Glove…

‘Extremely grave’ situation in Central African Republic demands urgent action – UN official

NEW YORK – Painting a grim picture of war-torn Central African Republic (CAR), where months of inter-religious violence has wrecked State institutions, left millions on the brink of starvation and…

Proposed Crimea referendum ‘worrying and serious’ development, UN says

NEW YORK – Ban Ki-moon today emphasized the need for peace and stability in Ukraine’s Crimea region, where the announcement of a referendum on joining Russia constitutes a “worrying and…