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Car burnt to a crisp early Saturday morning

Car burnt to a crisp early Saturday morning

MASON CITY – Details are still emerging in a car fire that totally destroyed a car early Saturday morning near downtown Mason City. Mason City firefighters responded to a car…

Op-ed: Supervisor candidate Nelson “always has his eye on the larger picture”

Op-ed: Supervisor candidate Nelson “always has his eye on the larger picture”

From Raymond MacIsaac, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – In most cases, elections are a time to choose a politician to represent you. However, every once in a while, you have an…

NIACC soccer team falls 2-1 to Century

NIACC soccer team falls 2-1 to Century

MASON CITY – The NIACC men’s soccer team opened the season with a 2-1 loss to Century College Saturday on the NIACC campus. NIACC, which trailed 1-0 at the half,…

NIACC volleyball team goes 1-1 at St. Cloud

NIACC volleyball team goes 1-1 at St. Cloud

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The NIACC volleyball team split a pair of matches Saturday at the St. Cloud Technical and Community College tournament. NIACC (2-2 overall) topped Dakota County Technical…

NIACC’s Palmeter wins regional time trial

NIACC’s Palmeter wins regional time trial

EMMETSBURG – NIACC sophomore Hannah Palmeter won the ICCAC 5K women’s time trial in a personal best time of 18 minutes, 25 seconds. The 18:25 is the second-fastest time in…

Flash flood hits Mason City (photos)

Flash flood hits Mason City (photos)

MASON CITY – A flash flood hit Mason City Saturday as heavy rains fell in a short amount of time. Persons traveling by car under the South Federal underpass at…

Man shot dead outside Waterloo nightclub Saturday morning

Man shot dead outside Waterloo nightclub Saturday morning

WATERLOO – Police released scant detail, but did confirm a man was shot dead outside a downtown Waterloo bar early Saturday. Police said that at about 12:15 AM, officers of…

Inmate attacks Iowa deputy, takes gun, shoots officer and himself

Inmate attacks Iowa deputy, takes gun, shoots officer and himself

WEST UNION – An incident at a hospital in the small Iowa community of West Union proves how dangerous law enforcement’s job can be. According to the Fayette County Sherriff’s…

Two teens dead, one injured in two-car accident Saturday

Two teens dead, one injured in two-car accident Saturday

SAC COUNTY, IOWA – A fatal accident took the loves of two teens Saturday morning in rural Sac county. According to a report from the Iowa State Patrol, a Chevy…

Osage man pleads guilty to assault on nature trail

Osage man pleads guilty to assault on nature trail

OSAGE – A convicted sex offender has now entered a plea deal related to a crime he committed on a nature trail and a separate burglary in June. Dewayne Alan…

Foster lawsuit versus MC officials: Four out of five counts dismissed

Foster lawsuit versus MC officials: Four out of five counts dismissed

MASON CITY – A judge last week dismissed four out of five counts in a lawsuit brought by former Mason City Human Rights Director Lionel Foster against Mason City officials.…

MC Jaycees to hold bake sale and dog was to benefit dog park

MC Jaycees to hold bake sale and dog was to benefit dog park

MASON CITY – The Mason City Jaycees will hold a dog wash and dog treats bake sale in Mason City’s Central Park from 9 am to 1 pm on September…