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NIACC’s McWilliams signs with Minot State

NIACC’s McWilliams signs with Minot State

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore Brilee McWilliams has signed a national letter of intent to compete in track and field at Minot State University, a member of the Northern Sun…

Kossuth county roofer fined by DNR for illegally burying shingles

KOSSUTH COUNTY, IA – A Kossuth county roofer must pay a $5,000 fine for continuously burying shingles on his property and not complying in a timely fashion with orders to…

Iowa football player cited for disorderly conduct

Iowa football player cited for disorderly conduct

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa football student-athlete Nico Law was cited for disorderly conduct – fighting or violent behavior – in Iowa City over the weekend. “I was disappointed…

NIT poll: Readers think it was political payback when Branstad was named Band Fest Grand Marshall

NIT poll: Readers think it was political payback when Branstad was named Band Fest Grand Marshall

NIT – Seemingly right in line with the dirty politics at play in Mason City, most NIT readers believe that Iowa Governor Terry Branstad was named Band Fest Grand Marshall…

MC man charged with felony sexual abuse: “I never did anything to deserve this”

MC man charged with felony sexual abuse: “I never did anything to deserve this”

MASON CITY – A Mason City man charged with felony sexual abuse says he is innocent. Spencer William Clausen, age 21, was arrested in June by Cerro Gordo county law…

Mason City man arrested on aggravated domestic abuse charge

Mason City man arrested on aggravated domestic abuse charge

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was jailed late Friday after police investigated a domestic incident. Mason City police officers arrested 45-year-old Alberto Salazar Ramon Friday night after 10:30…

Iowa man charged with bank robbery

Iowa man charged with bank robbery

CEDAR RAPIDS – Jacob Allen Mack, 24, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been charged with one count of bank robbery. The Indictment alleges that, on or about May 2, 2014,…

Supreme Court: Lawsuit against Branstad can proceed

Supreme Court: Lawsuit against Branstad can proceed

DES MOINES – The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday that a lawsuit brought against Governor Terry Branstad and others by a fired gay former state employee may proceed. The lawsuit,…

Iowa State University energy efficiency experts are helping farmers save money

Iowa State University energy efficiency experts are helping farmers save money

AMES, Iowa – Iowa farmers can save a chunk of change simply by making sure their tractors are in the right gear, according to personnel at Iowa State University working…

US loans $500 million to Tunisia

US loans $500 million to Tunisia

WASHINGTON – Last week, the United States and Tunisia signed a loan guarantee agreement which will allow Tunisia to access up to $500 million in affordable financing from international capital…

Free fishing weekend starts strong in North Iowa

Free fishing weekend starts strong in North Iowa

CLEAR LAKE – North Iowa anglers are heading out to take advantage of the nice weather and an added perk – no fishing  license required. The peninsula on the west…

Iowa’s water conditions improve with June rains

Iowa’s water conditions improve with June rains

DES MOINES — The Water Summary Update reports lower than average rainfall for the period between the mornings of May 22 through June 3, but conditions have improved for western…

Drake football and South Dakota State agree to three-game series

Drake football and South Dakota State agree to three-game series

DES MOINES, Iowa – Drake University head football coach Rick Fox has announced a three-game series between the Bulldogs and South Dakota State starting in 2016. As part of the…