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Men caught after throwing 50 bags of trash into ditch

Men caught after throwing 50 bags of trash into ditch

WEST UNION – Authorities charged two Iowa men for throwing 50 bags of trash into ditches. According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, on May 13, 2014 at 6:30 AM,…

Texting teen smashes car on Iowa highway

Texting teen smashes car on Iowa highway

SUMNER, IA – A teen driving with his school permit and using an electronic device was injured and hospitalized after he rolled his vehicle. According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s…

Man on the run from Beje finally caught

Man on the run from Beje finally caught

MASON CITY – A nineteen-year-old convicted felon on the run from Beje Clark for weeks was apprehended Sunday by police in a North End rental house. Cody Dean Dakin of…

Mason City man guilty of drunk driving and serious assault

Mason City man guilty of drunk driving and serious assault

MASON CITY – A Jury recently found a Mason City man guilty of drunk driving and assault, and he is now serving jail time. Zach J. Davis, age 33, was…

NIACC’s Stirling selected to all-region second team

NIACC’s Stirling selected to all-region second team

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore Emilie Stirling was an NJCAA Region XI second-team softball selection. Also for NIACC, sophomore Harley Lindell and freshman Brittani Sanchez were honorable mention all-region selections.…

NIACC’s Moran selected to all-region first team

NIACC’s Moran selected to all-region first team

MASON CITY – NIACC freshman Ryan Moran was selected to the NJCAA Region XI first-team as a first baseman/pitcher. Moran (Bridgeport, Conn.) hit .329 with nine doubles, five home runs…

Cops race to North End to catch wanted deadbeat

Cops race to North End to catch wanted deadbeat

MASON CITY – Law enforcement officers pursued and apprehended a wanted man on the city’s North End Sunday afternoon. At about 2:16 PM Sunday, a sheriff’s deputy with the North…

Mohawk football coach issues “State of Emergency” for Mohawk football program

Mohawk football coach issues “State of Emergency” for Mohawk football program

MASON CITY – The dire situation in the Mason City School District has led varsity football coach Justin Penner to issue what he called a “State of Emergency” Monday afternoon.…

Mason City woman bitten by dog at Lime Creek

Mason City woman bitten by dog at Lime Creek

MASON CITY – A woman was bitten and injured by a dog at Lime Creek Saturday evening. Danielle Verhoef, age 22, of Mason City was bitten twice by a stray…

Underage party located in rural MC; 14 cited

Underage party located in rural MC; 14 cited

MASON CITY – Law enforcement located an underage drinking party late Sunday night and issued citations to a number of persons. Cerro Gordo deputies converged on 13675 Spruce Avenue in…

NI Corridor denies DM Register public information request

NI Corridor denies DM Register public information request

DES MOINES – The Des Moines Register is finding out that the North Iowa Corridor is more like a dark cave, and to navigate it, you will need to bring…

Gov. Branstad signs reserve civil servant tax credit into law

Gov. Branstad signs reserve civil servant tax credit into law

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad this week recognized Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week in Iowa with a proclamation and a bill expanding income tax credits for volunteer EMS…

State officials recognize scholarship winners

State officials recognize scholarship winners

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and Iowa Student Loan leaders recognized today 20 Iowa high school seniors who each won a $1,500 college scholarship…