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Mason City man arrested after allegedly assaulting woman

Mason City man arrested after allegedly assaulting woman

MASON CITY – Police were called to a Mason City apartment house after a report that a man had assaulted a woman. Officers were dispatched to 627 8th Street SE…

More trouble for son of Brent Trout: Pile of dead, burned deer at Lime Creek leads to charge from DNR conservation officer

More trouble for son of Brent Trout: Pile of dead, burned deer at Lime Creek leads to charge from DNR conservation officer

NIT – A news tip was received by the NorthIowaToday.com newsroom on April 12 regarding a charge brought against Tyler Trout of Mason City – the son of City Administrator…

Dead fish found after ammonia tanks fall into creek

Dead fish found after ammonia tanks fall into creek

GUTHRIE CENTER – Dead fish have been discovered downstream from where two anhydrous ammonia tanks and a tractor fell into Brushy Creek north of Guthrie Center on Friday. The tractor…

MCPD visits same apartment house twice to investigate “odor of drugs”

MCPD visits same apartment house twice to investigate “odor of drugs”

MASON CITY – Mason City police visited an apartment house twice in the same day to investigate “an odor of drugs” … but came up with nothing. According to reports,…

Social Security Administration to stop collecting old debts

Social Security Administration to stop collecting old debts

WASHINGTON – On Monday, the Social Security Administration announced Monday that it will no longer attempt to collect on taxpayers’ debts that are more than 10 years old. In a…

Steve King on tax day: Abolish the IRS

Steve King on tax day: Abolish the IRS

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve King released the following statement in recognition of “Tax Day,” the official IRS tax filing deadline of 2014: “Our federal tax system is broken beyond repair,”…

Dry conditions persist in Iowa, DNR says

Dry conditions persist in Iowa, DNR says

DES MOINES – Overall, dry conditions persist for most of Iowa. Precipitation average for the past two weeks has been 0.76 inch — a half inch less than normal. The…

Iowa man accused of murdering his wife: “It didn’t work out”

Iowa man accused of murdering his wife: “It didn’t work out”

STORY COUNTY, IOWA – An Iowa man who was caught by cops after allegedly shooting his wife multiple times and then living with the body for days, told investigators that…

Lee Enterprises pushes debt payback to 2022; stock plummets

Lee Enterprises pushes debt payback to 2022; stock plummets

DAVENPORT – Lee Enterprises, Incorporated – the parent company of the Globe Gazette and other small newspapers – announced recently the refinancing of $800 million in debt that has crippled…

Iowa GOP chairman launches open records request on Dem’s

Iowa GOP chairman launches open records request on Dem’s

Carroll Launches Formal Open Records Request, Seeks to End Government Oversight Committee’s Double-Standard DES MOINES, Iowa- Former Iowa House Speaker Pro Tem, and current Iowa GOP Chairman Danny Carroll today is…

Charles City felon flees traffic stop, later caught after standoff

Charles City felon flees traffic stop, later caught after standoff

CHARLES CITY – A convicted Charles City felon faces a slew of charges after refusing a traffic stop in Charles City this past weekend and later provoking a standoff with…

DOD Releases Report on Estimated Sequestration Impacts

American Forces Press Service – WASHINGTON – Defense Department officials today released a report that documents the cuts to military forces, modernization and readiness that will be required if defense…

Defense department announces comprehensive review of military justice system

WASHINGTON – The Department of Defense announced today that it has undertaken a comprehensive review of the military justice system.  This year-long effort was ordered by Secretary of Defense Chuck…

Security Council condemns abduction of Jordanian envoy in Libya, urges immediate release

NIT – The United Nations Security Council strongly condemned today’s attack in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, which resulted in the abduction of the Jordanian ambassador and injuries to his driver. According…

Cruz calls for more accountability in IRS

Cruz calls for more accountability in IRS

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today released the following statement reaffirming the need for more accountability in the IRS. “Tax Day is our annual reminder of how…

Melvin Ejim repeats as Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Melvin Ejim repeats as Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year

AMES – Melvin Ejim was the best on the court and now, for the second-straight year, has been recognized as being the best in the classroom. Ejim, who earlier this…

Mason City woman faces parole violation

Mason City woman faces parole violation

MASON CITY – A convicted felon is facing her second parole violation and is being held in jail on no bond. Krystel Rae Anderson, age 29, was arrested by Mason…

Job opening: Mason City meter reader $10/hour

JOB OPENING: Meter Reader The City of Mason City seeks an energetic individual to read meters for the Water Supply Division. This is a temporary seasonal position from approximately mid-May…