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Nominations being accepted for NIACC hall of fame class

Nominations being accepted for NIACC hall of fame class

MASON CITY – The NIACC athletic department is accepting nominations for its 2014 hall of fame class. The third hall of fame class will be inducted at a banquet on…

UPDATE: Drug arrests on June 5, 2014

UPDATE: Drug arrests on June 5, 2014

MASON CITY – On June 5, 2014 law enforcement attempted to serve arrest warrants issued for several drug investigations conducted over the last few months by the North Central Iowa…

Report released by White House says climate change having adverse affect on Americans

Report released by White House says climate change having adverse affect on Americans

WASHINGTON – Today, the White House released a report on the health impacts of climate change on Americans. The report summarizes the ways that climate change will be felt across the Nation.…

Peddlers arrested in Mason City given one-day permits in Osage

Peddlers arrested in Mason City given one-day permits in Osage

OSAGE – Police in Osage reported that door-to-door salespersons who were arrested in Mason City on May 28th were given permits on May 30th. Police said that City Hall in…

Weed treatment missed last week rescheduled for this weekend

Weed treatment missed last week rescheduled for this weekend

MASON CITY – Due to the rain last weekend, crews were not able to get out and treat weeds. Pending favorable weather conditions, the City of Mason City will be…

Governor Branstad activates assistance program for counties hit by storm

Governor Branstad activates assistance program for counties hit by storm

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad has issued a proclamation of disaster emergency and activated the Iowa Individual Assistance Program for Cass, Harrison, Montgomery, and Ringgold counties in response…

King to Schumer: Why won’t you debate me?

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steve King released the following statement after the third time Democrat New York Senator Chuck Schumer took to the Senate Floor to attack King on immigration:…

Three Hawkeyes named pre-season all-Americans

Three Hawkeyes named pre-season all-Americans

IOWA CITY – Three members of the University of Iowa football team have been named to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-America teams. The all-America teams are released as part of Phil…

Grassley says Constitutional amendment would limit free speech

Grassley says Constitutional amendment would limit free speech

WASHINGTON – Senator Charles Grassley says a proposed Constitutional Amendment which would grant Congress and the states the power to regulate the raising and spending of money and in-kind equivalents with respect…

St. Paul man pleads guilty to bank robbery

St. Paul man pleads guilty to bank robbery

MINNEAPOLIS – Last week in federal court, a 47-year-old St. Paul man pleaded guilty to robbing two banks. Maurice Dixon specifically pleaded guilty to two counts of bank robbery. Dixon,…

FACT SHEET: Normandy Landings of June 6, 1944

The Normandy Landings, codenamed Operation Neptune, supported Operation Overlord and paved the way for the liberation of Europe.  The Allies selected Normandy as the landing site for the invasion because…

President reassures Indians, visits tribe

Op-Ed by President Obama in Indian Country Today This morning, in an op-ed published in Indian Country Today, President Obama announced his upcoming travel to Cannonball N.D. to visit the…

FACT SHEET: Overview of U.S. contributions to peace and security in Europe since WWII

Europe is an indispensable partner with which the United States tackles key global security challenges, and advancing transatlantic peace and security has stood at the heart of U.S. foreign policy…