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Iowa man runs from cops, caught with meth and then assaults officer

Iowa man runs from cops, caught with meth and then assaults officer

CASS COUNTY – As the result of a pursuit in southern Cass County on June 4, 2014, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office arrested Trel Curtis Peterson, 28, of Cumberland, IA,…

Mason City man charged with felony delivery of meth

Mason City man charged with felony delivery of meth

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was arrested and charged with delivery of the dangerous drug methamphetamine. Jonathin Ray Wheeler, age 28, was booked into the Cerro Gordo County…

G7 nations warn Russia, lay out world goals

G7 nations warn Russia, lay out world goals

BRUSSELS – President Obama attended the 2014 G-7 Summit in Brussels, Belgium. According to the White House, the summit brought together like-minded, advanced industrial economies to discuss a number of…

Senators call on state governors to expand Medicaid under Affordable Care Act

Senators call on state governors to expand Medicaid under Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA), Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, today joined a group of 20 senators in calling on state…

Law enforcement rounds up wanted individuals Thursday

Law enforcement rounds up wanted individuals Thursday

MASON CITY – Law enforcement rounded up a number of Mason City residents early Thursday afternoon who were wanted on drug charges. Officials with the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office…

Grassley welcomes likely improvements on the way for veterans

Grassley welcomes likely improvements on the way for veterans

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa said today he welcomes the reported ongoing negotiations toward a bipartisan bill to increase timely health care for veterans and improve accountability at…

US Senate confirms Sylvia Mathews Burwell as Secretary of Health and Human Services, will lead next phase of Obamacare

US Senate confirms Sylvia Mathews Burwell as Secretary of Health and Human Services, will lead next phase of Obamacare

WASHINGTON – The US Senate confirmed the nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell as the next Secretary of Health and Human Services by a vote of 78 to 17. The Health,…

Are corporations people? Senator Al Franken says no

Are corporations people? Senator Al Franken says no

NIT – US Senator and former comedian Al Franken says that corporations are not people and something has to be done about the idea that they are. Franken is running…

Deejay raises money for Crisis Intervention Services

MASON CITY – A Mason City deejay has not cut his hair in 4 years. That will change on Thursday, June 5, 2014. James Shaman, air personality on 103.7 The…

Branstad and Hatch waste no time attacking each other after primary

Branstad and Hatch waste no time attacking each other after primary

NIT – The 2014 election primary is over, and the remaining candidates for governor from the major parties – Terry Branstad and Jack Hatch – are wasting no time in…

Member of largest counterfeit goods conspiracy in history sentenced

Member of largest counterfeit goods conspiracy in history sentenced

NEWARK, N.J. — A New York member of a $300 million international counterfeit goods conspiracy, deemed one of the largest counterfeit goods case ever prosecuted, was sentenced Monday to 46…

Grassley presses White House for justification in thumbing nose at legislation on Guantanamo detainees

Grassley presses White House for justification in thumbing nose at legislation on Guantanamo detainees

WASHINGTON – Senator Chuck Grassley today is pressing the Obama administration to release the legal analysis for disregarding the legislation the President signed into law that required a 30 day…

US slaps 35% tariff on imported Chinese solar products

US slaps 35% tariff on imported Chinese solar products

WASHINGTON – The Coalition for Affordable Solar Energy (CASE), today released the following statement in response to the Department of Commerce preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of…

University of Iowa Athletics Department announces 26th Hall of Fame Class

University of Iowa Athletics Department announces 26th Hall of Fame Class

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The National Iowa Varsity Club and the University of Iowa Athletics Department will induct six individuals into the National Iowa Varsity Club Athletics Hall of Fame…