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Drury makes it official, will run as an Independent for County Supervisor

Drury makes it official, will run as an Independent for County Supervisor

SWALEDALE – John Drury has announced that he will run as an Independent candidate for District 2 County Supervisor in the November election. “In a recent letter to the editor,…

Rockwell man charged with felony burglary

Rockwell man charged with felony burglary

ROCKWELL – Police have charged a Rockwell man with felony burglary after kicking him out of an apartment late last week. Rockwell police found 39-year-old Victor John Ineson sleeping in…

Cops investigate man firing pistols near MC city limits

Cops investigate man firing pistols near MC  city limits

MASON CITY – Police were called to a south end residence Sunday evening after neighbors complained about a man firing pistols. Officers arrived at the 3700 block of South Federal…

Senate Oversight Committee hearing on Wednesday to address secret settlements, hush money payments, blacklisting employees, cronyism in state hiring

Senate Oversight Committee hearing on Wednesday to address secret settlements, hush money payments, blacklisting employees, cronyism in state hiring

DES MOINES – A Senate Oversight Committee hearing will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday at the Iowa Statehouse to address troubling acts from the Branstad Administration. The topic…

Des Moines woman arrested for drunk driving after police investigate sex act in park

Des Moines woman arrested for drunk driving after police investigate sex act in park

CLEAR LAKE – A Des Moines woman was arrested Saturday night in Clear Lake on a drunk driving charge after police were called about sex acts in State Park. Cerro…

Four Mason City juveniles charged with stealing from Wal-Mart

Four Mason City juveniles charged with stealing from Wal-Mart

MASON CITY – Mason City police responded early Monday to the Wal-Mart Supercenter for a report of a theft and suspicious subjects. Officers arrived at Wal-Mart at about 1:23 AM…

Iowa marine killed in Afghanistan

Iowa marine killed in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON -The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine from Iowa who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Lance Cpl. Adam F. Wolff, 25, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa,…

Iowa doctor accused of abusing 5-year-old granddaughter surrenders medical license

Iowa doctor accused of abusing 5-year-old granddaughter surrenders medical license

COUNCIL BLUFFS – An Iowa doctor accused of sexually abusing his 5-year-old granddaughter has surrendered his medical license. Dennis S. Jones, M.D., a 69-year-old Iowa-licensed physician who formerly practiced pediatrics…

Officials update Iowans on flooding across the state

Officials update Iowans on flooding across the state

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today were joined at their weekly press conference by Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department (HSEMD) Director…

Health Department seeks private well owners for water testing

Health Department seeks private well owners for water testing

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health is looking to collect a water sample from private well owners and/or users in the county who have never…

Iowa’s McDonough will represent United States at University World Championships

Iowa’s McDonough will represent United States at University World Championships

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa national champion Matt McDonough swept Cornell’s Nahshon Garrett in a best-of-three challenge series and will represent the United States at 57 kg at the…

Nebraska man sent to prison for possession thousands of child porn images

Nebraska man sent to prison for possession thousands of child porn images

OMAHA – United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that Michael L. Nguyen, 27, of Lincoln, Nebraska, was sentenced on June 20, in Lincoln, Nebraska, to five years in prison…

Nebraska man sentenced to 8 years for killing toddler

Nebraska man sentenced to 8 years for killing toddler

OMAHA – United States District Court Judge Joseph F. Bataillon sentenced Mark Anthony Grant, age 22, of Winnebago, Nebraska to eight years of imprisonment for his conviction for child abuse…

Iowa’s Gesell and Woodbury to travel overseas with USA East Coast Basketball Team

Iowa’s Gesell and Woodbury to travel overseas with USA East Coast Basketball Team

IOWA CITY – A pair of junior University of Iowa men’s basketball players will represent the Hawkeyes on the USA East Coast basketball team later this summer. Guard Mike Gesell…

Removal of Syria’s chemical weapons material complete, announces OPCW-UN mission

Removal of Syria’s chemical weapons material complete, announces OPCW-UN mission

UN – The Joint Mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the United Nations (OPCW-UN) announced today that the removal of Syria’s chemical weapons material is…

Target missile intercepted over the Pacific Ocean during missile defense exercise

Target missile intercepted over the Pacific Ocean during missile defense exercise

SOUTH PACIFIC – The Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Air Force 30th Space Wing, the Joint Functional Component Command, Integrated Missile Defense, U.S. Northern Command and the U.S. Navy completed an…

Restraint urged for Israelis, Palestinians amid volatility on the ground

Restraint urged for Israelis, Palestinians amid volatility on the ground

UN – Amid a “critical” security situation on the ground, the United Nations political chief today called on Israelis and Palestinians to exercise maximum restraint and find a way to…