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Protestors at MC circus: “We are the voice for the voiceless”

Protestors at MC circus: “We are the voice for the voiceless”

MASON CITY – The circus came to town, but not everyone was gleeful about the show. Last week, a petition was started by a young Mason City woman to tell…

Charles City woman arrested for theft, pleads guilty

Charles City woman arrested for theft, pleads guilty

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City woman was arrested for theft from a local business and immediately pled guilty. Felicia Kurt, age 34, was arrested on May 8th at about…

Iowa Federation of Labor announces endorsements for June 3rd Primary and November 4th elections in Iowa

Iowa Federation of Labor announces endorsements for June 3rd Primary and November 4th elections in Iowa

DES MOINES – The Iowa Federation of Labor Committee on Political Education Convention (COPE) was held Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the Local 310 Steelworkers Union hall in Des Moines.…

North Iowa Events Center seeks volunteer gardeners

North Iowa Events Center seeks volunteer gardeners

MASON CITY – The North Iowa Events Center is seeking gardeners to help keep the grounds looking nice. The events center said that there are several flower gardens on their…

MC school board to discuss “financial issues” and athletic director position at special work session Monday

MC school board to discuss “financial issues” and athletic director position at special work session Monday

MASON CITY – The Mason City school board will hold a special work session Monday evening to discuss and consider the status of the administrative/activities director position. Last week, School…

Race fans heading to Newton told by officials to follow traffic rules

DES MOINES – Law enforcement and Speedway officials are preparing for the 2014 race season at the Iowa Speedway in Newton and are asking Iowans and visiting race fans to…

Gov. Branstad to sign Knoxville Raceway bill Tuesday

Gov. Branstad to sign Knoxville Raceway bill Tuesday

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad today announced he will sign House File 2464, the Knoxville Raceway bill, on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. at the Knoxville…

Sen. Harkin says Iowans “clearly want change” for governor

Sen. Harkin says Iowans “clearly want change” for governor

NIT – In a fundraising email sent late this week, retiring Iowa Senator Tom Harkin says Iowans are ready to see Terry Branstad out as Governor and usher in the…

Tea Party Express endorses Schultz for Congress

Tea Party Express endorses Schultz for Congress

SACRAMENTO, CA – Tea Party Express, the nation’s largest Tea Party political action committee, is proud to endorse Secretary of State Matt Schultz for Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District. Tea Party…

Watch for detours Monday in Mason City

Watch for detours Monday in Mason City

Also, a storm sewer improvements project in the northwest quadrant of the City of Mason City will begin on Monday, May 12th. On Monday, crews will set up the detour…

King votes for select committee on Benghazi

King votes for select committee on Benghazi

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steve King released the following statement after voting in favor of establishing a select committee on the events surrounding Benghazi: “The American people deserve answers from…

Four names added to Iowa Peace Officer Memorial

Four names added to Iowa Peace Officer Memorial

DES MOINES – The State of Iowa honored officers who have given their lives in the line of duty at a ceremony May 9th on the Capitol Complex, when four…