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No apparent injuries in two car accident in Mason City

No apparent injuries in two car accident in Mason City

MASON CITY – A woman complained of back pain after a fender-bender at a busy Mason City intersection Thursday. At around 2:00 PM, the Mason City Police Department responded to…

Mason City man jailed for violating probation, joins bro in slammer

Mason City man jailed for violating probation, joins bro in slammer

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is in jail Thursday for violating terms of his probation related to eluding and drug possession. Travis Jay Bailey, age 45, was found…

Mason City man charged with drunk driving

Mason City man charged with drunk driving

CLEAR LAKE – A Mason City man was stopped Thursday morning on the east side of Clear Lake for drunk driving. Ralph Stuart Marshall, Jr. was stopped by a Cerro…

Domestic abuser arrested in Charles City

Domestic abuser arrested in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – An man now calling Charles City home and accused numerous times previously of domestic assault was arrested on a charge of felony domestic abuse in recent days.…

NIACC’s Don signs with Cameron University

NIACC’s Don signs with Cameron University

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore Matthew Don has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball next season at Cameron University, an NCAA Division II school located in Lawton,…

Police say drunk Charles City woman assaulted and injured cop

Police say drunk Charles City woman assaulted and injured cop

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City woman is accused of assaulting a peace officer and causing injury. The Charles City police department said that on May 19 at 1:45 AM,…

Statement by the President on veterans health care

Statement by the President on veterans health care

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 10:58 A.M. EDT, May 21, 2014 THE PRESIDENT: Good morning, everybody. I just met with Secretary Shinseki and Rob Nabors, who I’ve temporarily assigned…

Senators introduce bill to bolster rural health care

Senators introduce bill to bolster rural health care

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, U.S. Sens. Tom Harkin (D-IA), Al Franken (D-MN), Pat Roberts (R-KS), and John Barrasso (R-WY) introduced a bipartisan bill to help rural communities address the…

King votes against USA Freedom Act

King votes against USA Freedom Act

Washington, DC – Congressman Steve King released the following excerpts from his House Floor remarks on H.R. 3361, the USA FREEDOM Act, a bill he voted against. The bill addresses…

Band Fest kicks off today in Mason City

Band Fest kicks off today in Mason City

MASON CITY – The 2014 Band Fest celebration begins today, May 22 in downtown Mason City. At 6:30 PM, the All Middle School Band will play in Central Park. Then,…

Iowa man charged with making meth near school

Iowa man charged with making meth near school

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man is charged with making meth in a house near a school that resulted in a fire. Zackery Lee Smock, age 36, from Anamosa, Iowa,…

Cargill plant in Albert Lea gets big rebate from Alliant Energy

Cargill plant in Albert Lea gets big rebate from Alliant Energy

ALBERT LEA, Minn. – The Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats facility in Albert Lea is using energy efficiency to help feed the world. The company recently completed several energy efficiency…

Nora Springs motorcyclist dead after apparent rear-end accident

Nora Springs motorcyclist dead after apparent rear-end accident

NORA SPRINGS – A motorcyclist was apparently rear-ended by a woman driving an SUV Wednesday, killing the driver of the motorcycle. The Iowa State Patrol reported that David Crowe, age…

Brazen broad-daylight theft spree at Wal-Mart thwarted by cops, employees

Brazen broad-daylight theft spree at Wal-Mart thwarted by cops, employees

MASON CITY – Taking from retail behemoth Wal-Mart seemed to work so well the first time that they allegedly came back for seconds. Police said today that Wednesday afternoon, two…

New artwork now on display at MacNider Museum

New artwork now on display at MacNider Museum

MASON CITY – The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new artwork by contemporary artist Glenn Ligon. The piece was purchase with funds…

Cops seek suspect in retails thefts

Cops seek suspect in retails thefts

MASON CITY – Mason City police are seeking the public’s help in locating a thief, suspected of stealing from retail stores. Police provided photos of a suspect allegedly involved in…

Mason City man arrested again on drug charge

Mason City man arrested again on drug charge

CLEAR LAKE – A Mason City man who has found himself on the wrong side of the law more than once lately was arrested yet again, this time in Clear…

Wanted Iowa man attempts to elude cops before he is caught

Wanted Iowa man attempts to elude cops before he is caught

WEST UNION – A wanted Iowa man refused to stop for police and led them on a dangerous chase. According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, on May 17, 2014,…

Denmark ends mission in Afghanistan

Denmark ends mission in Afghanistan

CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan – Soldiers with the Danish Contingent gathered for an end of mission ceremony aboard Camp Bastion as they bid farewell to their coalition counterparts, May 20. While…