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King says top Dem’s “attacked” him again

King says top Dem’s “attacked” him again

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steve King released the following statement after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Democrat New York Senator Chuck Schumer took to the Senate Floor and, according…

Mason City woman charged after injured in auto accident

Mason City woman charged after injured in auto accident

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was charged with failure to maintain control after an auto accident Sunday. Sheriff Kevin Pals confirmed Thursday that 63-year-old Leanne Rand was charged…

Barred, illegal Mason City driver arrested

Barred, illegal Mason City driver arrested

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was placed under arrest as he drove away from a North End bar early Thursday morning. Austin Bradlee Walker, age 21, was stopped…

Iowa Court of Appeals to review murderer Farnsworth’s guilty verdict

Iowa Court of Appeals to review murderer Farnsworth’s guilty verdict

OKOBOJI – The Iowa Court of Appeals announced this week that it will hear oral arguments in an appeal from a convicted murderer from Waterloo, who killed a Mason City…

DM Register calls NorthIowaToday.com about North Iowa Corridor

DM Register calls NorthIowaToday.com about North Iowa Corridor

Editorial by Matt Marquardt – Someone in Des Moines is reading NorthIowaToday.com. Without divulging too many details – because there aren’t that many yet – I did take a call…

Supreme Court approves grants to support civil legal services for low-income Iowans

Supreme Court approves grants to support civil legal services for low-income Iowans

DES MOINES – The Iowa Supreme Court has approved more than $282,000 in grants to non-profit programs that provide legal assistance to low-income Iowans with civil legal problems. The court…

Iowa labor group: Workers across Iowa support the ‘Fight for Fifteen’

Iowa labor group: Workers across Iowa support the ‘Fight for Fifteen’

DES MOINES – Labor leaders across Iowa applaud the spirit and the courage of the fast food workers in 150 cities who are walking off the job today demanding fair…

Iowa man pleads guilty to robbing small town bank

Iowa man pleads guilty to robbing small town bank

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who robbed the Solon State Bank in Ely, Iowa, pled guilty today in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Robert Melton, 51, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa,…

NIACC softball team lands 14 players on academic all-region teams

NIACC softball team lands 14 players on academic all-region teams

MASON CITY – The NIACC softball team had seven first-team and seven second-team NJCAA Region XI all-academic selections for the 2014 season. Earning first team honors were freshman Halie Greenwood…

Police called to Wal-Mart for another incident between child and adult

Police called to Wal-Mart for another incident between child and adult

MASON CITY – Mason City police were called back to the Wal-Mart Super Center Wednesday after a person reported that he had concerns about the treatment of a child. According…

Police rule out Klunder in Evansdale child killings

Police rule out Klunder in Evansdale child killings

EVANSDALE – Police are saying that a man who killed one child after an abduction is not the culprit behind the slaying of two cousins in 2012. Evansdale Police Chief…

Alleged weed possessor accused of beating up girlfriend’s parents back in jail

Alleged weed possessor accused of beating up girlfriend’s parents back in jail

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is back in jail this week after skipping his court date related to marijuana possession. Kevin Joseph Arndt, age 30, surrendered to police…

Wanted Mason City man turns himself in

Wanted Mason City man turns himself in

MASON CITY – A violent Mason City man wanted for allegedly abusing a woman turned himself in to police Wednesday. Bryon Sletton, age 48, failed to show up in Cerro…

Stolen tractor recovered in Minnesota

Stolen tractor recovered in Minnesota

FARIBAULT, MN – A prized stolen tractor from Mason City was recovered in south central Minnesota, according to reports. The Des Moines Register said that a stolen 1965 IH 1206…

Cruz: New emails escalate need for special prosecutor

Cruz: New emails escalate need for special prosecutor

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today made the following statement regarding new emails between IRS employees and other government officials released by a watchdog group. “After emails…