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Police investigating attempted burglary in Thornton

Police investigating attempted burglary in Thornton

THORNTON – Cerro Gordo county police are investigating an attempted burglary at a business in the small North Iowa community of Thornton. Deputies were dispatched to Jaspersen Insurance, 301 Main…

Two car accident investigated Saturday in Clear Lake

Two car accident investigated Saturday in Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE – Police were called to a two-car accident Saturday on a busy Clear Lake street. According to a witness, a red jeep was said to have rear-ended a…

Charles City bodybuilder arrested on two counts of sexual abuse

Charles City bodybuilder arrested on two counts of sexual abuse

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man has been arrested and charged with two counts of sexual abuse. According to Charles City police, on March 11 at about 6:41 PM,…

Convicted fraudster arrested for violating probation

Convicted fraudster arrested for violating probation

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman who pled guilty to credit card fraud last year was arrested Friday on a warrant for allegedly violating her probation. Nora Springs police…

Gov. Branstad signs eleven bills into law

Gov. Branstad signs eleven bills into law

DES MOINES – Gov. Branstad on Friday signed the following bills into law: House File 2067:  an Act relating to the use of youth spring wild turkey hunting licenses, and including…

Harley rider to lose motorcycle, iPhone after Sturgis sex sting involving young girl

Harley rider to lose motorcycle, iPhone after Sturgis sex sting involving young girl

MINNEAPOLIS – A US attorney announced this week that a Texas man entangled in a sex trafficking sting operation at a major motorcycle rally has pled guilty to commercial sex…

City seeks contractors to mow grass for nuisance complaints

City seeks contractors to mow grass for nuisance complaints

MASON CITY – Contractors are being sought by the city of Mason City to clean up nuisance properties. The city will be cracking down on nuisance properties with tall grass…

Humane Society of North Iowa saves injured dog from the brink of death

Humane Society of North Iowa saves injured dog from the brink of death

MASON CITY – The Humane Society of North Iowa received a distressing call a few weeks ago from a citizen in Floyd County. She noticed that a home in the…

DCI investigates Council Bluffs officer-involved shooting

DCI investigates Council Bluffs officer-involved shooting

COUNCIL BLUFFS – At approximately 5:53 PM, on March 14th, the Pottawattamie County 911 center received a call of a reckless driver in the area of North 8th Street and…

FDA warns of undeclared drugs found in weight loss pills

WASHINGTON – MyNicKnaxs, LLC. announced a recall of: Magic Slim, Fruta Bio, SlimEasy, Super Fat Burning Bomb, Slim Xtreme, Meizi Evolution, Meizitang Strong Version Botanical Slimming, Jianfeijindan Activity Girl, and…

ISU track: Kemboi advances in 800 meters

ISU track: Kemboi advances in 800 meters

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Iowa State’s Cameron Ostrowski and Ejiro Okoro each earned the second All-America of their careers this evening at the 2014 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. Ostrowski…

UNI women fall in MVC tournament to Illinois State, 65-63

UNI women fall in MVC tournament to Illinois State, 65-63

Courtesy UNI Athletics Communications – ST. CHARLES, Mo. – The University of Northern Iowa women’s basketball team were edged by the Illinois State Redbirds in a battle to the last…

FDA warns of glass particles found in medical solution

WASHINGTON – Ben Venue Laboratories is recalling a lot of Acetylcysteine Solution 10 percent because a piece of glass particle was found in a vial. Acetylcysteine is used to help…