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Crazed crow causes chaos in CC

Crazed crow causes chaos in CC

CHARLES CITY – Police were called last week when a vicious crow was attacking residents in Charles City. According to the Charles City Police Department, officers were called to the…

DeCoster egg producers plead guilty in federal court

DeCoster egg producers plead guilty in federal court

SIOUX CITY – Quality Egg, LLC, Austin “Jack” DeCoster, and Peter DeCoster pled guilty last week in federal court in Sioux City, Iowa, in connection with the distribution of adulterated…

MC Park Board to approve parks for RAGBRAI use

MC Park Board to approve parks for RAGBRAI use

MASON CITY – The Mason City Parks Board will meet this week to discuss use of parks for RAGBRAI use. The city has asked the Park Board to approve the…

City of Charles City seeks intern

City of Charles City seeks intern

CHARLES CITY – The City of Charles City’s Engineering Department is seeking an intern. The city seeks a GIS Intern in the Engineering Department to develop, maintain, and update various…

Conservation Board updates rules

Conservation Board updates rules

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board (CGCCB) has updated their rules and regulations and the following rules or regulations have been modified or adopted by the Board.…

All liquor license holders in MC asked to attend meeting

All liquor license holders in MC asked to attend meeting

MASON CITY – All businesses that hold a liquor license are asked to attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, July 1, 3pm at the North Iowa Regional Commerce Center, 9…

Should US negotiate with terrorists? Release of American POW brings question to forefront

Should US negotiate with terrorists?  Release of American POW brings question to forefront

WASHINGTON – The Obama Administration negotiated for the release of an American prisoner of war and secured his release in recent days. American Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl had been held by…

FBI offers $10K reward for information leading to arrest of any person who points laser at aircraft

FBI offers $10K reward for information leading to arrest of any person who points laser at aircraft

WASHINGTON – After a successful trial program aimed at deterring people from pointing lasers at aircraft – by rewarding those who provide information about individuals who engage in this dangerous…

Clear Lake man arrested for public intoxication

Clear Lake man arrested for public intoxication

CLEAR LAKE – Police arrested a Clear Lake man early Saturday for excessive drinking. A Cerro Gordo deputy arrived at the 300 block of Main Street in Clear Lake at…

Law enforcement deal with reckless motorcycle drivers Saturday night (video)

Law enforcement deal with reckless motorcycle drivers Saturday night (video)

MASON CITY – One daredevil was clocked at over 110 miles per hour. Another was spotted doing wheelies and extreme high speed in the Cultural Crescent. In addition to their…

OSHA releases report on activities to improve chemical facility safety and security

OSHA releases report on activities to improve chemical facility safety and security

WASHINGTON – A working group under the guidance of the Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA) released a report recently, highlighting current activities to improve chemical facility safety and security.…

Long-time UI track and field and cross country coach to retire in July

Long-time UI track and field and cross country coach to retire in July

IOWA CITY, Iowa — After a career at the University of Iowa that included competition as a student-athlete, assistant coach, head coach, and director, and touched five different decades and…

Governor Branstad to be in North Iowa this week

Governor Branstad to be in North Iowa this week

DES MOINES – Terry Branstad will make two stops in the North Iowa area later this week. On Friday, June 13th, at 8:30 AM, Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds…

Section of 12th Street NW in MC to remain closed this week

Section of 12th Street NW in MC to remain closed this week

MASON CITY – 12th Street NW between North Federal Avenue and North Washington Avenue will remain closed for approximately two more weeks due to unforeseen delays with the storm sewer…

UN prize established in honor of late Nelson Mandela

UN prize established in honor of late Nelson Mandela

NEW YORK – The UN General Assembly last week established the “United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize” as a tribute to the achievements and contributions of the late South African…