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NIACC’s Powers signs with Southern Arkansas

NIACC’s Powers signs with Southern Arkansas

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore Mason Powers has signed a national letter of intent to run cross country and track and field at Southern Arkansas University, a NCAA Division II…

NIACC faces Iowa Central in tourney opener

NIACC faces Iowa Central in tourney opener

WATERLOO – The NIACC baseball team plays Iowa Central at 7 p.m. Thursday in the opening round of the NJCAA Region XI tournament at Riverfont Stadium. NIACC (22-29 overall, 10-18…

Iowa man who struck guard at social security office pleads guilty

Iowa man who struck guard at social security office pleads guilty

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who forcibly assaulted a security guard at the Social Security Administration Office in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, pled guilty today in federal court in Cedar Rapids.…

Waterloo counterfeiter arrested

Waterloo counterfeiter arrested

WATERLOO – Police investigated a rash of fake currency and a fake lottery ticket and arrested a Waterloo man on at least 10 counts of forgery. Waterloo police reported that…

Nitrogen liquid to be released today at Nestle Beverage plant in Waverly

WAVERLY – According to a public service announcement, there will be a release of nitrogen liquid from the Nestle Beverage Company between 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM Wednesday afternoon. This will take place…

Intoxicated man arrested in Central Park, second subject sought

Intoxicated man arrested in Central Park, second subject sought

MASON CITY – An afternoon bender and a snooze on a Cultural Crescent park bench landed one man in jail, even as cops searched for another possibly intoxicated subject who…

Steve King proposes eliminating taxes on health insurance

Steve King proposes eliminating taxes on health insurance

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve King released the following statement after introducing the Tax Free Health Insurance Act, which would eliminate taxes on health insurance for those in the individual market:…

MC teen runs away, found behind Pure Pleasure

MC teen runs away, found behind Pure Pleasure

MASON CITY – A teen was reported missing late Tuesday evening, and was soon located behind a rural Mason City business. According to police, a 16-year-old teen, Austin Vanauken, left…

Hundreds of priests defrocked in last 10 years, billions in victim reparations paid by Vatican

Hundreds of priests defrocked in last 10 years, billions in victim reparations paid by Vatican

NIT – The sins of Catholic priests have come with a monumental price, a senior Vatican official told a United Nations panel this week. The revelations were made by an…

Charles City couple arrested for stealing in Mason City

Charles City couple arrested for stealing in Mason City

MASON CITY – A 51-year-old woman and her 37-year-old husband were arrested in Mason City for stealing, even as they await trial for allegedly stealing in Cedar Falls. Mason City…

Habitual thief arrested by cops at Fleet Farm

Habitual thief arrested by cops at Fleet Farm

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman with a track record of stealing was arrested Tuesday afternoon at Mills Fleet Farm. Mason City police were called to the Mills Fleet…

Report says effects of global warming already being felt in US

Report says effects of global warming already being felt in US

NIT – A major new report released Tuesday by scientists says that global warming is already having a major impact on the United States. Overview from the National Climate Assessment:…

Cruz says new emails show need for special prosecutor to investigate IRS targeting

Cruz says new emails show need for special prosecutor to investigate IRS targeting

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today sent the following letter to Attorney General Eric Holder asking that he reconsider appointing a special prosecutor to investigate the illegal targeting program…

Nora Springs man sentenced to quarter-century in prison for sexual abuse of child

Nora Springs man sentenced to quarter-century in prison for sexual abuse of child

NORA SPRINGS – A Nora Springs man who pleaded guilty to one charge of sexual abuse of a minor has been sentenced in Floyd County District Court to 25 years…

Mankato nail salon owner guilty of coercing Vietnamese worker through fear and intimidation

Mankato nail salon owner guilty of coercing Vietnamese worker through fear and intimidation

MINNEAPOLIS – Tieu Tran, 59, of Mankato, Minnesota, pleaded guilty in March to one count of forced labor trafficking in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, the…

Rep. Steckman reflects on 2014 legislative session

Rep. Steckman reflects on 2014 legislative session

From Rep. Sharon Steckman – We just wrapped up the 2014 legislative session last week and I’m pleased with the progress we made this year. We worked together in many…

Fallen officers to be added to Iowa Peace Officer Memorial

Fallen officers to be added to Iowa Peace Officer Memorial

DES MOINES – Four officers killed in the line of duty will be honored this Friday in Iowa’s capitol city when their names are added to the Iowa Peace Officer…

For men from out of state charged with illegally hunting in Iowa park

DAVENPORT – Four men have been charged for alleged hunting violations at Credit Island Park in Davenport on Sunday, May 4, 2014. The four men were charged after allegedly shooting…

ISU to host Arkansas in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

IRVING, Texas – The Iowa State men’s basketball team will host Arkansas on Dec. 4, 2014 in the second season of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge, announced today by the Big…

Drake men’s basketball promotes Buchanan to assistant coach

Drake men’s basketball promotes Buchanan to assistant coach

DES MOINES, Iowa – Dave Buchanan, who spent the last season as the Drake University men’s basketball director of operations, has been promoted to assistant coach, head coach Ray Giacoletti…