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Albert Lea man caught with meth in MC

Albert Lea man caught with meth in MC

MASON CITY – An Albert Lea, Minnesota man was caught with methamphetamine in Mason City very early Friday morning. According to the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office, 37-year-old Jeffry Joe…

UPDATED: Tree snaps in half, takes out power lines and causes gas fire (photos and video)

UPDATED: Tree snaps in half, takes out power lines and causes gas fire (photos and video)

MASON CITY – A large tree snapped in two Saturday evening in a residential Mason City neighborhood, causing a fire. At about 7:15 PM Saturday evening, an emergency call was…

MN Vikings player shot in Minneapolis after victory over Raiders

MN Vikings player shot in Minneapolis after victory over Raiders

Eden Prairie, MN – Following last night’s 10-6 preseason victory over the Oakland Raiders, Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph was an innocent bystander to a shooting that took place…

Rummells adds leadership to UNI Panther offensive line

Rummells adds leadership to UNI Panther offensive line

By Riley Ubben, Athletic Communications Intern – CEDAR FALLS – Standing at 6’5, senior lineman Jack Rummells helped lead UNI’s backfield to 1,962 yards on the ground last season while…

U.S. doles out over $200 million to Burma

U.S. doles out over $200 million to Burma

WASHINGTON – Building on a long legacy of support for the aspirations of the Burmese people, the United States is providing assistance to deepen and accelerate Burma’s political, economic, and…

UNI tabbed no. 9 in Sports Network preseason poll

UNI tabbed no. 9 in Sports Network preseason poll

Courtesy UNI Athletics Communications – PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The University of Northern Iowa football team has landed at the No. 9 spot on The Sports Network Preseason FCS Top 25,…

Veterans invited to attend BBQ in Northwood

NORTHWOOD – If you are a veteran, you are invited to an annual bbq cookout in Northwood, Iowa this month. The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 790, again this year…

Congressmen call on FDA to “protect young people” from e-cigarettes

Congressmen call on FDA to “protect young people” from e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Thirteen Members of Congress last week called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take immediate action to protect young people from predatory e-cigarette marketing and distribution…

Electronic health records being used more in hospitals

Electronic health records being used more in hospitals

WASHINGTON – Significant increases in the use of electronic health records (EHRs) among the nation’s physicians and hospitals are detailed in two new studies published today by the HHS Office of…

North Iowans enjoy Trace Adkins concert at Surf Ballroom

North Iowans enjoy Trace Adkins concert at Surf Ballroom

CLEAR LAKE – Trace Adkins was in Clear Lake Friday night, and the reviews of the concert were overwhelmingly positive. “I had the best time at the concert tonight! Amazing…

Obama describes on-going operations in Iraq (video)

Obama describes on-going operations in Iraq (video)

WASHINGTON – Saturday morning, President Obama detailed why he authorized two operations in Iraq – targeted military strikes to protect Americans serving in Iraq and humanitarian airdrops of food and…