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Mason City woman pleads guilty to second offense OWI

Mason City woman pleads guilty to second offense OWI

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman pled guilty to second offense operating while intoxicated and a judge threw out a charge of criminal mischief. Mason City police officers were…

Mason City population drops by 375 residents since last census

Mason City population drops by 375 residents since last census

MASON CITY – The exodus from this North Iowa community is showing no signs of slowing down. The latest census estimates from the US government paint a grim picture for…

Remarks by the President to the troops at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan

Remarks by the President to the troops at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT TO U.S. TROOPS, May 25, 2014 Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Bagram! (Applause.) Well, I know it’s a little late, but I was in…

Garner woman charged with felony burglary

Garner woman charged with felony burglary

GARNER – A Garner woman stands accused of two counts of felony burglary. Abby Wellik, age 31 of Garner, stands charged with class D felony third degree burglary and class…

Garner woman’s probation revoked in OWI case after theft

Garner woman’s probation revoked in OWI case after theft

GARNER – A Garner woman who received a deferred judgment in a drunk driving case has had her probation revoked. Brianna Dean Taft, 19, Garner, appeared for probation revocation proceedings…

MC sex offender pleads guilty to violating registry

MC sex offender pleads guilty to violating registry

MASON CITY – A sex offender who calls Mason City home pled guilty to violating the Iowa sex offender registry. Anthony Junnell Rolfes, age 26, pled guilty on May 12 to first…

Dietz for Iowa announces meet and greet event to be held in Hampton

Dietz for Iowa announces meet and greet event to be held in Hampton

HAMPTON – The Shawn Dietz campaign for Iowa Senate has announced a meet and greet event to be held in Hampton. The event is set for Thursday, May 29, 2014…

MC man serving two days for drunk driving

MC man serving two days for drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is serving jail time for drunk driving. Alexander Lee Bales, age 19, pled guilty on April 28 to operating while intoxicated, first offense.…

Stabber sent to Beje for 6 months

Stabber sent to Beje for 6 months

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who stabbed another person at a carnival in Clear Lake last summer pled guilty to felony willful injury and will have to live…

Garner man pleads guilty to felony burglary

Garner man pleads guilty to felony burglary

GARNER – A Garner man awaits sentencing after a guilty plea to felony burglary. Chad Curtis Trenary, age 34 of Garner, pled guilty to class D felony burglary in the…

Marion county man pleads guilty, sentenced in voter fraud case

Marion county man pleads guilty, sentenced in voter fraud case

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz announced that a Marion County man was sentenced in a voter fraud case last week. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation…

Joice man killed in Nebraska auto accident

STANTON COUNTY, NE – A North Iowa man was killed this week in an auto accident in northeast Nebraska. The Stanton County Sheriff’s office positively identified the victims of the…

US cuts ties with Thailand after military coup

WASHINGTON – The US announced this weekend that in response to the recent overthrow of the government on Thailand by the military, the cancellation of several U.S.-Thailand engagements. In response…

US condemns terror attack on Somali Parliament

WASHINGTON – A terrorist attack killed at least 10 people at the Somalia capitol this weekend. Al-Shabaab militants stormed the capital building using guns and bombs, killing security officers. A…

Shooting in CA college town leaves several dead

SACRAMENTO – At least seven people were killed Friday in a mass shooting in a California college town. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement on the shooting…

US invests millions in removing land mines from the ground in other countries

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs’ Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement is deploying the Quick Reaction Force (QRF), a group of civilian explosive ordnance…

Weed control chemicals to be applied to baseball diamonds Sunday

MASON CITY – Pending favorable weather conditions, the City will be treating Norris Youth baseball diamonds for weed control on Sunday, May 25, 2014. The chemicals are Mec Amine-D® and…