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Council votes to bulldoze man’s house

Council votes to bulldoze man’s house

MASON CITY – He got his house and property cleaned up and put-up for sale by a local realtor, but the Mason City council showed no mercy for an elderly…

Clear Lake man charged in boating accident that injured several

Clear Lake man charged in boating accident that injured several

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake man has been charged with a number of crimes after a boating accident that left several persons injured. After an investigation by the Iowa…

Iowa’s unemployment rate increases slightly to 4.5 percent

Iowa’s unemployment rate increases slightly to 4.5 percent

DES MOINES – Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 4.5 percent in July from 4.4 percent in June. The state’s jobless rate stood at 4.8 percent one year…

Minor injuries reported in Lyon county, Iowa crash

Minor injuries reported in Lyon county, Iowa crash

GEORGE, IA – A tired man lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a utility pole in Northwest Iowa this week. On Monday, August 18, 2014 at 9:24 AM,…

Cops make no arrest in fight at North End convenience store

Cops make no arrest in fight at North End convenience store

MASON CITY – Two males were apparently fighting early Wednesday morning at a North End convenience store, but police weren’t able to make an arrest in the case yet. According…

Dashboard cameras help prove drunk driving conviction, thwart MC man’s appeal

Dashboard cameras help prove drunk driving conviction, thwart MC man’s appeal

DES MOINES – A Mason City man has lost his appeal on a second offense drunk driving conviction. Michael Leer, age 42, was found guilty of OWI, second offense in…

Border patrol discover over 4 tons of pot in south Texas field

Border patrol discover over 4 tons of pot in south Texas field

RAYMONDVILLE, Texas — More than 9,000 pounds of marijuana was seized Aug. 7 from a south Texas marijuana grow field by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations…

Cop killer caught and sent back to Mexico

Cop killer caught and sent back to Mexico

LOS ANGELES — A Mexican national wanted for allegedly fatally shooting an off-duty police officer in his native country was turned over Tuesday to Mexican authorities at a San Diego-area…

Air Choice One is new carrier at MC Airport

Air Choice One is new carrier at MC Airport

MASON CITY – The Mason City airport announced this week that a new air carrier will now be servicing the airport. The US Department of Transportation has awarded a 2-year…

MC felon arrested for harassment

MC felon arrested for harassment

MASON CITY – A man once convicted of terrorism was arrested Tuesday for harassment. Mason City police were called to the 1000 block of South Illinois Avenue Tuesday at about…

Wanted MC man arrested by police

Wanted MC man arrested by police

MASON CITY – A wanted man was taken to jail by police Tuesday. Daniel Aaron Brunning, age 25 of Mason City, was picked up by police at his home at…