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Six Cyclones headed to wrestling nationals

Six Cyclones headed to wrestling nationals

INDIANAPOLIS – The field for the 2014 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships was announced today. Six Cyclones will be competing at the national tournament in Oklahoma City, Okla. March 20-22: Earl…

UNI wrestler Joe Colon draws top seed at national tourney

UNI wrestler Joe Colon draws top seed at national tourney

Courtesy UNI Athletics Communications – INDIANAPOLIS – UNI’s Joe Colon earned a top seed at the NCAA wrestling tournament, while four other Panthers were seeded in the top 15. The…

Mason City man accepts plead deal in burglary, domestic assault, tampering cases

Mason City man accepts plead deal in burglary, domestic assault, tampering cases

MASON CITY – A Mason City man will plead guilty to a charge of felony D willful injury later this month. Records indicate that 22-year-old Bernard Ware was originally charged…

Osage man gets 60 days in jail after mall parking lot drug deal that went bad

Osage man gets 60 days in jail after mall parking lot drug deal that went bad

MASON CITY – An North Iowa man who traveled to Mason City to sell a little weed but couldn’t close the deal will find himself behind bars for 60 days.…

Mason City man arrested in connection with alleged sexual assault

Mason City man arrested in connection with alleged sexual assault

MASON CITY – A mason City man turned himself in to police Tuesday on a warrant related to an alleged sexual assault. Mason City police told NIT Wednesday that they…

Meservey woman who refused to be fingerprinted after stealing from Wal-Mart is arrested

Meservey woman who refused to be fingerprinted after stealing from Wal-Mart is arrested

MESERVEY – A woman who stole from Wal-Mart and was required by law to be fingerprinted was arrested Tuesday for not following through. Rebecca Stadtlander was cited and released for shoplifting…

Clear Lake landowner JB Johnson seeks name of company behind Clear Lake development

Clear Lake landowner JB Johnson seeks name of company behind Clear Lake development

NIT – The following letter was written by a North Iowa man, JB Johnson, who owns land near a large development about to be undertaken in Clear Lake. Mr. Johnson…

Marble named to NABC All-District Team

Marble named to NABC All-District Team

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior Roy Devyn Marble was named Wednesday to the five-player District 7 first team by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). Today’s honor…

Ejim named USBWA All-American; Kane and Ejim NABC All-District

Ejim named USBWA All-American; Kane and Ejim NABC All-District

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State senior Melvin Ejim has been named a United State Basketball Writers Association Second-Team All-American, the organization announced Wednesday. Ejim is also a finalist for the…

Shawn Dietz files nomination forms for Iowa Senate District 27

Shawn Dietz files nomination forms for Iowa Senate District 27

HAMPTON – Today, Shawn Dietz of Hampton filed nomination forms with the Iowa Secretary of State’s office to have his name placed on the June 3rd primary ballot in Iowa’s…

Missing Mason City woman found

Missing Mason City woman found

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman missing since February 19th has been located and is safe. Police said Wednesday that after an extensive investigation, 29-year-old Samantha Matous was found…

Tuttle named to NABC All-District First Team

Tuttle named to NABC All-District First Team

Courtesy UNI Athletics Communications – University of Northern Iowa junior forward Seth Tuttle has been named to National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) District 16 First Team. The NABC announced…

Furious inmate injures three officers at IMCC

Furious inmate injures three officers at IMCC

CORALVILLE – Authorities are investigating an assault this morning at the Iowa Medical Classification Center in Coralville. According to an Iowa Corrections Department spokesperson, on March 12, 2014 at approximately…

Report: Obama to pursue more overtime pay for millions of workers

Report: Obama to pursue more overtime pay for millions of workers

WASHINGTON – It was reported today that President Barack Obama will use his executive authority to mandate that businesses pay more overtime to workers. According to the New York Times,…

G-7 industrialized nations call on Russia to get out of Crimea

G-7 industrialized nations call on Russia to get out of Crimea

WASHINGTON – Russia was told again Wednesday to get out of the Crimean peninsula and cease violating the sovereignty of Ukraine. The following is the statement released today: Statement of…

Mason City man hospitalized after accident

Mason City man hospitalized after accident

MASON CITY – A Mason City man went to the hospital after a one-car accident early Wednesday morning. The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning that deputies responded…

High school girl who sued parents for financial support returns home

ROSELAND, NJ – An attorney for parents of a high school daughter who sued them for financial support announced the girl has returned home to her family. Angelo Sarno, attorney…

Cheese sludge overflows into stream in Sioux county

HULL – Sludge from a cheese processing plant in Hull overflowed a storage tank and flooded the Agropur wastewater treatment building before some of it ran to a nearby stream…

Two thousand gallons of untreated wastewater spews from sewer line break in Storm Lake

STORM LAKE – The Southwest Sanitary District serving the south side of Storm Lake has a break in a sewer line leading to the wastewater treatment plant. A city of…

Iowa teen who murdered his grandparents to spend rest of life in prison

Iowa teen who murdered his grandparents to spend rest of life in prison

MANCHESTER, IOWA – An Iowa teen who murdered his grandparents two years ago will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Isaiah Sweet, age 19, was sentenced to life…

Iowa to play in 20th annual 2K Sports Classic in 2104

Iowa to play in 20th annual 2K Sports Classic in 2104

PRINCETON, N.J. – The Iowa Hawkeyes will have a shot at playing at Madison Square Garden next season. Highlighting the field for the 20th annual 2K Sports Classic benefiting Wounded…

Cargill dumps 20,000 gallons of untreated wastewater into Des Moines River

OTTUMWA – The Cargill Meat Solutions Plant in Ottumwa reported a discharge from the plant into a storm sewer on March 3rd. A short in a power panel caused process…

Former UNI O-linemen ink NFL free agent contracts

Former UNI O-linemen ink NFL free agent contracts

Courtesy UNI Athletics Communications – A pair of former University of Northern Iowa Panther football players have signed free agent agreements with teams in the National Football League. Chad Rinehart…