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Waitress: NIACC baseball team stiffed me on tip

Waitress: NIACC baseball team stiffed me on tip

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman says she and her co-workers waited on over two dozen players and coaches with the NIACC baseball team Monday and were essentially stiffed…

North Iowa man to be sentenced on burglary charges

North Iowa man to be sentenced on burglary charges

ALLISON – A Dumont man has pleaded guilty to burglary charges and is set to be sentenced next month. Nathan Hearn, age 33, will be sentenced on June 18th after…

Spencer man sentenced to 14 months in prison for escaping half way house

Spencer man sentenced to 14 months in prison for escaping half way house

SIOUX CITY – A man who escaped from federal custody was sentenced on May 8, 2014, to 14 months in federal prison. Jose Osoria-Mendez, age 22, from Spencer, Iowa, received…

US Defense Secretary thanks Saudi Crown Prince for hosting conference

US Defense Secretary thanks Saudi Crown Prince for hosting conference

American Forces Press Service – WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with Saudi Crown Prince Salman this evening in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy…

Minnesota man now in CG jail for kidnapping Clear Lake woman

Minnesota man now in CG jail for kidnapping Clear Lake woman

CLEAR LAKE – A Minnesota man finally was shipped to the Cerro Gordo County Jail to face a 1st degree kidnapping charge relating to an incident last month in Clear…

MCPD investigates alleged child slap incident at Wal-Mart

MCPD investigates alleged child slap incident at Wal-Mart

MASON CITY – Where else, but Wal-Mart? Police were called to the Mason City Wal-Mart, 4151 4th Street SW, Monday afternoon to investigate a report of a man who had…

Iowa man who burglarized woman’s house and assaulted her is wanted by police

Iowa man who burglarized woman’s house and assaulted her is wanted by police

CLERMONT, IA – Police are looking for an Iowa man who went to a woman’s house Monday evening, broke in and left a resident seriously injured. Authorities reported that on…

Iowa meth dealer sought and caught by cops

Iowa meth dealer sought and caught by cops

WATERLOO – Law enforcement in recent days sought and caught a suspected member of an Iowa methamphetamine ring According to authorities, on April 28, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office executed…

Small wastewater discharge reported in Ventura

CLEAR LAKE – A backed up private sewer began discharging a small amount of untreated wastewater into a road ditch in Ventura Tuesday. The discharge started at a private property…

Report: 150 Americans die each day due to workplace injury or disease

Report: 150 Americans die each day due to workplace injury or disease

WASHINGTON, DC – According to a report released by the AFL-CIO, 4,628 workers were killed in the United States during 2012 due to workplace injuries. Additionally an estimated 50,000 died…

Iowa sex offender shirks registry, is caught and arrested

Iowa sex offender shirks registry, is caught and arrested

FAYETTE – An Iowa sex offender who was not complying with the state’s registry that tracks their whereabouts was arrested late last week. According to law enforcement, on May 8,…

UPDATE: Missing Mason City man found safe

UPDATE: Missing Mason City man found safe

MASON CITY – A local man who was reported missing to the state’s missing persons agency on Monday was found safe, police reported Tuesday morning. According to a missing persons…

Mason City man pleads guilty to willful injury

Mason City man pleads guilty to willful injury

MASON CITY – A Mason City man plead guilty to felony willful injury after a fight last year at a local park that involved a stabbing. According to police, on…

US military assists Nigerian kidnapping search with fixed-wing aircraft

By Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr., American Forces Press Service – WASHINGTON – The Defense Department began fixed-wing intelligence flights late yesterday to assist the Nigerian government…

Grassley seeks accounting from veterans affairs watchdog on excessive delays allegations

Grassley seeks accounting from veterans affairs watchdog on excessive delays allegations

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa is asking for a full accounting of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general’s investigation into the emerging allegations of excessive delays…

Rep. Latham wants Nigerian kidnapped girls returned

Rep. Latham wants Nigerian kidnapped girls returned

WASHINGTON D.C. – Iowa Congressman Tom Latham today released a statement regarding the actions of Boko Haram, a Nigerian terrorist organization responsible for the recent kidnapping of over 200 young…

Iowa’s National Youth Science Camp delegation announced

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announced today that Ayenna Cagaanan and Amy Huynh have been selected as two of the most promising young scientific…