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Iowa man attempts to assault cops with object, is restrained and hospitalized

Iowa man attempts to assault cops with object, is restrained and hospitalized

WEST UNION – An Iowa man recently decided to fight cops and ended up in the hospital. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office reported that on April 22, at about 5:25…

Wanted Mason City woman runs from car accident, caught by police in woods

Wanted Mason City woman runs from car accident, caught by police in woods

MASON CITY – A wanted Mason City woman was said to be hospitalized Monday after a car she was riding in rolled into a ditch and she ran from the…

Ex-con arrested in MC for second OWI, interference

Ex-con arrested in MC for second OWI, interference

MASON CITY – An ex-convict who spent time in an Iowa penitentiary was arrested Sunday night in Mason City for second offense drunk driving and interference. Police told NIT that…

Wonder Water store now open in Mason City

Wonder Water store now open in Mason City

MASON CITY – If you have an interest in healthy living, you probably know that the human body is mostly water – in fact, up to 65% water. Knowing that fact, it…

United States set to participate in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Preparatory Committee

From the US State Department – The United States will participate in the Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) meeting for the 2015 Review Conference of States Parties to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty…

Sarah Palin comes to Iowa to back candidate

Sarah Palin comes to Iowa to back candidate

WEST DES MOINES – Former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin was in Iowa Sunday to attend a rally for US Senate candidate Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak). Palin…

MC Human Rights agency eliminating “friends” of the commission

MC Human Rights agency eliminating “friends” of the commission

MASON CITY – NIT has received word that the Human Rights commission in Mason City is eliminating a long-standing volunteer component, called “friends” of the commission. Friends of the commission…

Branstad criticized by his former chief of staff for job performance (video)

Branstad criticized by his former chief of staff for job performance (video)

DES MOINES – A former chief of staff of Governor Terry Branstad has questioned the governor’s record in running the state, and said there is room for improvement. Republican Doug…

Ames police make arrests related to prostitution

Ames police make arrests related to prostitution

AMES – Police in Ames recently made four arrests related to prostitution. According to Commander Geoff Huff, as a part of an undercover operation involving the Ames Police Department, Central Iowa…

Tornados reported in Iowa on Sunday

Tornados reported in Iowa on Sunday

DES MOINES – The National Weather Service meteorologists will be conducting a storm survey over southeast Iowa today after severe thunderstorms produced damage in that area Sunday afternoon. Observers and…

Fort Dodge, Iowa Falls now with “shovel ready” development sites; MC not on list

Fort Dodge, Iowa Falls now with “shovel ready” development sites; MC not on list

DES MOINES – Today, Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds announced the first four industrial sites to achieve certification through the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) certified site…

Iowa man taken to jail for meth delivery

Iowa man taken to jail for meth delivery

WEST UNION – Law enforcement agencies recently teamed together to take an alleged meth dealer to jail. According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, after a four month long joint…

Iowa sex offender man arrested for violating parole

Iowa sex offender man arrested for violating parole

WATERLOO – A man convicted of abusing a male child under the age 14 was arrested in Black Hawk county for violating his parole. On April 22, 2014 Black Hawk…

Grassley Weekly Schedule

Grassley Weekly Schedule

Here is information about Senator Grassley’s schedule this week. The Senate is in session. Senator Grassley will meet with Iowans in Washington, D.C., from Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, the…

Security Council chief calls for intensified efforts to remove threat of weapons of mass destruction

Security Council chief calls for intensified efforts to remove threat of weapons of mass destruction

NIT – Ten years after the United Nations Security Council took “bold action” to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for intensified efforts…

John Kerry says no one can question his commitment to Israel

John Kerry says no one can question his commitment to Israel

WASHINGTON – Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that no one can question his commitment to the state of Israel. His remarks: For more than thirty years in the…

Harkin Statement on Senate Approval of David Weil to Serve as Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division at the Department of Labor

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, issued the following statement after the Senate approved David Weil to serve as…

Charles City man arrested for theft at Wal-Mart

Charles City man arrested for theft at Wal-Mart

MASON CITY – Police were sent to the Mason City Wal-Mart this weekend to investigate a theft and arrested a Charles City man. Police reported that officers were called to…

Waterloo police investigate burglary of guns jewelry and video games

Waterloo police investigate burglary of guns jewelry and video games

WATERLOO – On April 21, 2014, Waterloo Police received a report of a burglary at a residence on William Drive. During the burglary several guns, jewelry, shoes and video games…

US announces more sanction on Russians

WASHINGTON – Today, in response to Russia’s continued actions in southern and eastern Ukraine, the United States is implementing additional restrictive measures on defense exports to Russia. Accordingly, the Department…

Bank of America back in hot water with Federal Reserve

Bank of America back in hot water with Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve Board on Monday announced it is requiring Bank of America Corporation to resubmit its capital plan and to suspend planned increases in capital distributions. The…

Iowa City police conduct alcohol compliance checks

Iowa City police conduct alcohol compliance checks

IOWA CITY – Alcohol sales law compliance checks were conducted on April 25, 2014 at thirty five businesses licensed to sell alcoholic beverages. Working with plainclothes officers, underage persons entered…

2014 Drake Relays Most Outstanding Performers announced

DES MOINES, Iowa – The 105th edition of the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee thrilled fans with countless fantastic performances across all divisions with 11 Relays records shattered during four…