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Counterfeit bill passed at business; Secret Service notified

Counterfeit bill passed at business; Secret Service notified

CLERMONT, IA – A report of a counterfeit bill passed at a northeast Iowa business has gotten the Secret Service involved. According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, on May 20,…

Gov. Branstad signs 11 bills into law

Gov. Branstad signs 11 bills into law

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad on Friday signed the following bills into law: House Files: House File 398 an Act relating to the duties and responsibilities of insurance producers…

Mason City man discovered dead in Clear Lake

Mason City man discovered dead in Clear Lake

VENTURA – A Mason City man was found dead in Clear Lake early Saturday. According to the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office, on Saturday, May 24, 2014, at approximately 2:56…

Fishing clinic to be held in Ventura on June 7

Fishing clinic to be held in Ventura on June 7

DES MOINES – Whether you want to learn to fish, compete for prizes at a tournament, or just have some fun, there is something for everyone at upcoming fishing clinics…

President’s message on Memorial Day weekend (video)

President’s message on Memorial Day weekend (video)

WASHINGTON – President Obama commemorated Memorial Day by honoring the brave men and women in uniform who have given their lives in service to our country. As we stand with…

North Iowa man, just 18-years-old, stopped for 2nd OWI

North Iowa man, just 18-years-old, stopped for 2nd OWI

ROCK FALLS – A car with an alleged drunk driver and two underage drinkers was stopped early Saturday by law enforcement. Cooper Eugene Robinson, age 18 of Manly, was pulled…

Mason City woman pleads guilty to assault

Mason City woman pleads guilty to assault

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman recently arrested for a domestic assault pled guilty Friday to simple assault. Barbara Hjelle, age 48, was sentenced to 2 days in jail…

Clear Lake man serves 10 days for violating no-contact order

Clear Lake man serves 10 days for violating no-contact order

MASON CITY – A Clear Lake man accused multiple times of violating a no-contact order served 10 days in jail after the latest incident. On April 19, Daniel Lee Franken,…

Branstad to sign the Iowa Apprenticeship and Job Training Act at Facebook Tuesday

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds of Friday announced the Iowa Apprenticeship and Job Training Act, which expands access to apprenticeship training programs, will…

Rockwell man sentenced to five years in prison

Rockwell man sentenced to five years in prison

MASON CITY – A Rockwell man was sentenced to five years in prison this week in connection with a stolen snowmobile and subsequent eluding of police. On Thursday, January 2nd,…

Northwest Iowa remains dry, reports water summary update

Northwest Iowa remains dry, reports water summary update

DES MOINES — The drought monitor was unchanged this week for Iowa. This constitutes relatively good news for the state, as it reflects improvements shown in last week’s drought monitor.…

Iowa felon who possessed gun pleads guilty in court

Iowa felon who possessed gun pleads guilty in court

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who unlawfully possessed a firearm pled guilty Friday in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Ramius Hardiman, age 21, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was convicted of…