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Senator Harkin made honorary member of Iowa Labor Hall of Fame

Senator Harkin made honorary member of Iowa Labor Hall of Fame

DES MOINES – On Saturday, May 3, over 500 unionist, friends and family gathered at Veterans Auditorium to honor retiring Senator Tom Harkin, and to make him an honorary member…

Police investigate man smoking joint, walking down street

Police investigate man smoking joint, walking down street

MASON CITY – It may be more commonplace to walk down a city street and smoke weed, but that doesn’t mean you won’t go to jail. Mason City police were…

Mitt Romney all for raising minimum wage

Mitt Romney all for raising minimum wage

NIT – Friday during a TV interview, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney said he thinks the minimum wage should be raised, a stark difference with other Republicans, most of whom…

At listening post, Micich defends CL sharing agreement with MC (photo gallery, video)

At listening post, Micich defends CL sharing agreement with MC (photo gallery, video)

CLEAR LAKE – At a Clear Lake school district public listening post held this week, parents, teachers, administrators, and others voiced their opinions on the sharing of personnel and services…

Mason City man cited for allegedly using Cultural Crescent as toilet

Mason City man cited for allegedly using Cultural Crescent as toilet

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was outside a church in the Cultural Crescent when he decided to urinate, and police took notice. According to a report, 53-year-old Tim…

Accused Des Moines robber taunts police via Facebook; promises more crime

Accused Des Moines robber taunts police via Facebook; promises more crime

DES MOINES – A wanted Iowa man who allegedly tried to steal a cart full of electronics from a Des Moines Sears store and then assaulted an employee who tried…

Floyd Co. Sheriff, others sound off on section 8 housing controversy in Charles City

Floyd Co. Sheriff, others sound off on section 8 housing controversy in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – Many in Charles City have questioned a long-rumored practice by city government of attempting to entice big city dwellers to move to town. Like many small communities,…

Officer observes Alliant Energy employee “tampering” with electric meter

Officer observes Alliant Energy employee “tampering” with electric meter

MASON CITY – Alliant Energy employees can tamper with an electric meter, lawfully. Friday afternoon, a Mason City police officer observed a male subject “tampering with an electric meter” at…

Forest City hires new city administrator

FOREST CITY – The city of Forest City has selected a new city administrator. The city announced that Mac Tilberg has been selected as the City Administrator for Forest City.…