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Rash of burglaries plaguing Clear Lake has citizens at ritzy Lake club on edge

Rash of burglaries plaguing Clear Lake has citizens at ritzy Lake club on edge

CLEAR LAKE – A loosely organized group of thieves that are high on a powerful drug have some Clear Lake residents on edge as they perpetrate a rash of burglaries…

Ragan supports ‘Tuition Freeze Three-peat’ to help strengthen, expand Iowa’s middle class

Ragan supports ‘Tuition Freeze Three-peat’ to help strengthen, expand Iowa’s middle class

Senator pledges to increase support for community colleges, private colleges State Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City today announced that she will help lead an effort next year in the…

Embattled Mason City man struggles to keep home (photos and video interview)

Embattled Mason City man struggles to keep home (photos and video interview)

MASON CITY – Phillip Flinchum says he is working at a feverish pace to reach a 30 day deadline set by the Mason City council to have his property cleaned…

Iowa State Representative Rayhons charged with felony sexual abuse

Iowa State Representative Rayhons charged with felony sexual abuse

GARNER – Today, 78 year old Henry Rayhons of Garner, Iowa was arrested after charges were filed against him for 3rd Degree Sexual Abuse, a class C Felony.  Rayhons is…

Iowa doctor fined for operating on wrong ankle

Iowa doctor fined for operating on wrong ankle

DES MOINES – Apparently, if you are going into surgery, it might be a smart idea to make sure your doctor knows exactly where to cut you. Tuvi Mendel, M.D.,…

Charles City man charged with sex crimes against a child

Charles City man charged with sex crimes against a child

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was arrested on numerous charges of sexual abuse of a child. Jeff Devries, age 50, has been charged by Floyd county prosecutors with…

Man wanted since 2012 for assault pleads guilty

Man wanted since 2012 for assault pleads guilty

MASON CITY – A man who punched out another man over two years ago finally pled guilty to the crime and was in jail this week serving his sentence. According…

Mercy plastic surgeon smacked with fine for operating on wrong finger

Mercy plastic surgeon smacked with fine for operating on wrong finger

DES MOINES – A plastic surgeon who works at Mercy Medical Center North Iowa was fined for operating on the wrong finger of a patient. Rene F. Recinos, M.D., a…