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Twentieth baby in Iowa turned in under safe haven law

Twentieth baby in Iowa turned in under safe haven law

DES MOINES – Iowa Department of Human Services officials are using the state’s safe haven procedures for the 20th time since the law went into effect. An individual brought a…

Forest City man guilty of violating probation connected to enticing a minor

Forest City man guilty of violating probation connected to enticing a minor

GARNER – A Forest City man convicted earlier this year of attempting to entice a minor and was given probation, jail and fines was found guilty of violating his probation…

Rolfe, Iowa man convicted of drunk driving and meth possession after stop by Hancock deputy

Rolfe, Iowa man convicted of drunk driving and meth possession after stop by Hancock deputy

GARNER – A rural North Iowa man is in jail after a conviction on charges of second offense drunk driving and possession of methamphetamine. Brooks Ryan Gangestad, age 33 of…

Garner woman convicted of felony burglary

Garner woman convicted of felony burglary

GARNER – A Garner woman was convicted of felony burglary. Abby Wellik, age 31 of Garner, stood charged with class D felony third degree burglary and class B first degree…

UN confirms handover of US journalist Peter Theo Curtis

UN confirms handover of US journalist Peter Theo Curtis

UN – The United Nations has confirmed that an American freelance journalist, reportedly held captive for nearly two years by militants in Syria, was freed on Sunday in a handover…

Miscreant who wrecked piano in downtown MC pleads guilty

Miscreant who wrecked piano in downtown MC pleads guilty

MASON CITY – A Des Moines man who got liquored up and trashed a community piano in the Cultural Crescent has pled guilty. Police said Sunday morning that at about…

Wanted Chicago man caught in Mason City

Wanted Chicago man caught in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Chicago man wanted on felony warrants was caught in Mason City. Isaac D. Winston, age 43 of Chicago, was stopped by a police officer for an…

U.S. military conducts airstrikes against ISIL near Irbil and Mosul dam

TAMPA, Fla. — U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in support of Iraqi security force operations, using attack and remotely-piloted aircraft to conduct two airstrikes in the vicinity…

Juvenile accused of shoplifting from MC convenience store

Juvenile accused of shoplifting from MC convenience store

MASON CITY – Police were called to a convenience store to pick up an accused shoplifter. On the afternoon of Thursday, August 21, officers went to Casey’s at 2701 19th…

Police investigate suspicious death in Des Moines suburb

Police investigate suspicious death in Des Moines suburb

CLIVE, IOWA – On August 23, 2014, at 10:07am, Clive Police and EMS were dispatched to an unresponsive male lying on the ground on the south side of 7930 University…

Op-ed: Citizen says Northwood government intruding into people’s lives

Op-ed: Citizen says Northwood government intruding into people’s lives

Op-ed from Leo Hendrick, Northwood, Iowa – “Woe, woe, woe” as one of our city “leaders” likes to say, is right. The last council meeting had a list of governmental intrusions…

Waldorf Warriors to honor veterans at first home football game

Waldorf Warriors to honor veterans at first home football game

FOREST CITY – Waldorf College will be dedicating their first home football game on August 30 to honoring military veterans. All profits collected at the gate will be donated to…

Kevin Love officially traded to Cleveland

Kevin Love officially traded to Cleveland

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired forward Kevin Love in a three-team trade that sends guard Andrew Wiggins and forward Anthony Bennett to Minnesota and a protected 2015 first…