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Appeals Court upholds prison sentence of man who tried to steal baby at Clear Lake bar

Appeals Court upholds prison sentence of man who tried to steal baby at Clear Lake bar

DES MOINES – The 10-year prison sentence of a man who tried to steal a baby from a Clear Lake bar was upheld this week by an Iowa Appeals Court.…

Two women arrested in prostitution investigation in Mason City

Two women arrested in prostitution investigation in Mason City

MASON CITY – Police arrested a pair of women at a Mason City hotel Thursday evening as a result of a prostitution investigation. Investigators with the North Central Iowa Narcotics…

Conviction upheld of Charles City man for manufacturing meth

Conviction upheld of Charles City man for manufacturing meth

DES MOINES – An Iowa Appeals Court this week upheld the conviction of a Charles City man for manufacturing methamphetamine. A district court found 31-year-old Jason Cagley guilty on October…

For second day in a row, cops chase away panhandler

For second day in a row, cops chase away panhandler

MASON CITY – Is there a homeless problem in Mason City? Are the poor and poverty-stricken becoming more desperate? For the second day in a row, Mason City police reported…

Georgia man charged with murder, cruelty after leaving son in hot car for 7 hours

Georgia man charged with murder, cruelty after leaving son in hot car for 7 hours

COBB COUNTY, GA – A Georgia man is in jail, charged with murder and cruelty to a child after leaving his son in a blistering car all day while he was…

Former Mason City woman murdered in Arizona

Former Mason City woman murdered in Arizona

SURPRISE, AZ – A former Mason City woman was found dead in a burned-up pickup truck earlier this month in Arizona. Police in Surprise, Arizona said that on Monday, June…

US says “no” to more landmines

US says “no” to more landmines

WASHINGTON – The United States will not produce or otherwise acquire any anti-personnel landmines in the future, American officials announced in Maputo, Mozambique, today. The declaration — delivered at the…

UNI men’s BB headed to 2014 Cancun Challenge Nov. 25-26

UNI men’s BB headed to 2014 Cancun Challenge Nov. 25-26

FORT COLLINS, CO – Tournament officials are excited to announce the eight teams selected to compete in the 2014 men’s Cancun Challenge at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in…

NI Events Center’s Green officially announces resignation

NI Events Center’s Green officially announces resignation

MASON CITY – The North Iowa Events Center announced today that General Manager David Green will leave the organization to return to Arizona. His last day will be July 15,…

Winnebago reports strongest quarterly revenues since 2005

Winnebago reports strongest quarterly revenues since 2005

FOREST CITY – Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WGO), a leading United States (U.S.) recreation vehicle manufacturer, on Thursday reported financial results for the Company’s third quarter fiscal period ended May 31,…

‘Breaking Bad’-like theft ring stole luxury vehicles in exchange for meth

‘Breaking Bad’-like theft ring stole luxury vehicles in exchange for meth

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Twenty-two people were arrested Thursday morning in the Albuquerque area and throughout New Mexico during the takedown of a major international auto theft and drug trafficking ring…

ICE deports Mexican citizen wanted for rape

ICE deports Mexican citizen wanted for rape

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Mexican national wanted in his home country for rape was deported Friday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).…

Mason City man pleads guilty to third offense public intox

Mason City man pleads guilty to third offense public intox

MASON CITY – A Mason City man pled guilty to third offense public intoxication. Kenny Griffin, age 48 of Mason City, pled guilty on June 4th to third or subsequent…

Iowa’s Marble selected 56th in NBA draft by Denver

Iowa’s Marble selected 56th in NBA draft by Denver

IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa’s Roy Devyn Marble was chosen with the 56th overall selection in the 2014 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets Thursday night. The rights…

Ebola outbreak in Africa of serious concern; 390 dead and counting

GENEVA – The emergence of an Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa in 2014 has become a challenge to the 3 countries involved, as the Governments of Guinea, Liberia…

President requests $58.6 billion for overseas contingencies

By Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service – WASHINGTON, June 27, 2014 – President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget request for overseas contingency operations is significantly less than last…

Iowa man dies in farming accident

MASSENA, IA – An Iowa man died in a farming accident on June 18th. According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, on the afternoon of June 18th, the Cass County Sheriff’s…

More U.S. assessment teams arrive in Baghdad

By Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service – WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 – U.S. forces in Baghdad have opened a joint operations center in the city to assess the security…

Mason City man pleads guilty to drug offense

Mason City man pleads guilty to drug offense

MASON CITY – A Mason City man has pleaded guilty to second offense drug possession charge. Paul Dailey, age 46 of Mason City, pled guilty on June 9th to second…

Minnesota man indicted for sexual assault on U.S. Air Force Base in Okinawa, Japan

WASHINGTON – A Minnesota man who worked at Kadena Air Force Base in Okinawa, Japan, was indicted today in the District of Minnesota on charges of sexual abuse, production of…

REAP benefits North Iowa Nature Centers

REAP benefits North Iowa Nature Centers

DES MOINES – REAP funding safeguards Iowa’s future through conservation education. Floyd County’s Fossil and Prairie Preserve Center and the Lost Island Nature Center in Palo Alto County demonstrate the…