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Child goes unresponsive at Family Fun Center in Waterloo

Child goes unresponsive at Family Fun Center in Waterloo

WATERLOO – A young child went unresponsive Saturday while at an indoor fun center in Waterloo and was later flown to Iowa City. Waterloo police Sgt. Robert J. Greenlee III…

IRS announces “Taxpayer Bill of Rights”

IRS announces “Taxpayer Bill of Rights”

WASHINGTON ― The Internal Revenue Service on Friday announced the adoption of a “Taxpayer Bill of Rights” that will become a cornerstone document to provide the nation’s taxpayers with a…

Charles City man arrested after trouble on North Monroe

Charles City man arrested after trouble on North Monroe

MASON CITY – Police searched for a man who was involved in a disturbance late Thursday night on the city’s North End, finally catching him and placing him under arrest.…

Another Iowa State basketball player arrested for drunk driving

Another Iowa State basketball player arrested for drunk driving

AMES – Fred Hoiberg may have a problem on his hands after a second one of his players was stopped Saturday for drunk driving. Freshman Matt Thomas, 19, was stopped…

Annual cereal sale in St. Ansgar set for June 21

ST. ANSGAR, IOWA – For one day only MOM Brands will be holding its annual cereal sale in St. Ansgar. On Saturday, June 21, 2014, MOM Brands will be selling…

Second stage featuring musical acts now scheduled for RAGBRAI in Mason City

MASON CITY – RAGBBRAI Mason City announced Friday the addition of a 2nd entertainment stage, dubbed the “VI-COR Plaza Stage”. The stage will be located along the Plaza on the…

Texas Governor Rick Perry coming to Mason City

Texas Governor Rick Perry coming to Mason City

CLEAR LAKE – Cerro Gordo GOP Chairman Gabriel M. Haugland announced today that Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) will be returning to north Iowa on July 19th and 20th for a…

Sears burglarized Saturday morning; man with drugs caught

Sears burglarized Saturday morning; man with drugs caught

MASON CITY – Police caught a man seemingly red-handed Saturday morning inside the Sears Department Store, allegedly looking to commit a burglary. Mason City police responded to a an alarm…

Nashua drug dealer arrested after skipping trial

Nashua drug dealer arrested after skipping trial

MASON CITY – A Nashua woman failed to show for a trial in Cerro Gordo county district court and was arrested. Tessa Annette Rose Marion, age 21, was booked into…

Waterloo convenience store manager pleads guilty to distributing bath salts

Waterloo convenience store manager pleads guilty to distributing bath salts

CEDAR RAPIDS – Earl James Ramos, age 26, from Waterloo, Iowa, who managed a convenience store in Waterloo where he sold synthetic drugs commonly known as “bath salts” pled guilty…

Convicted sex offender faces charges from Osage police

Convicted sex offender faces charges from Osage police

OSAGE – A convicted sex offender is facing charges after an investigation conducted by the Osage police department. Further investigation and interviews pertaining to an assault that occurred on June 10th…

As Iraq’s insurgency spreads beyond Mosul, UN rights chief ‘alarmed’ by reported abuses

As Iraq’s insurgency spreads beyond Mosul, UN rights chief ‘alarmed’ by reported abuses

UN – As insurgents continue to overrun parts of northern Iraq, the United Nations human rights chief expressed “extreme alarm” today at reports of summary executions and extrajudicial killings, and…