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MC, Nora Springs police team up to arrest wanted man

MC, Nora Springs police team up to arrest wanted man

MASON CITY – Law enforcement in North Iowa brought a wanted man to jail Tuesday night. Mason City police assisted the Nora Springs Police Department with an arrest of a…

Wisconsin man killed in motorcycle accident in Benton county

Wisconsin man killed in motorcycle accident in Benton county

KEYSTONE, IOWA – A Wisconsin man was killed Tuesday in Benton county while riding his motorcycle. According to a report, Tuesday at about 5:00 PM, 63-year-old Charles Bonikowske was traveling…

MC woman nabbed at work for skipping court

MC woman nabbed at work for skipping court

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman who snubbed her court date seemed to think she could simply go to work and serve tacos like there was no issue, until…

Parents warned of dangerous trend among teens who are trying the “fire challenge”

Parents warned of dangerous trend among teens who are trying the “fire challenge”

NIT – It’s hard to miss the viral reach of the Ice Bucket Challenge, part of a fund-raising effort to fight the ALS disease where people dump buckets of ice…

Victim of domestic assault speaks out as violent man now walks streets of MC

Victim of domestic assault speaks out as violent man now walks streets of MC

The following victim impact statement is being published with permission from Lisa Marie Rodberg, victim of domestic assault at the hands of Bryon Sletten of Mason City. Earlier this month,…

MC man caught after skipping theft trial

MC man caught after skipping theft trial

MASON CITY – A Mason City man charged with theft skipped his trial date and was on the lam for nearly two weeks before police nabbed him in another county.…

After multiple calls to residence, cops arrest woman

After multiple calls to residence, cops arrest woman

MASON CITY – Police made three trips to a Mason City residence Sunday and arrested a woman there for public intoxication. Police went to 3 Hazel Court in Mason City…

More details released related to inmate shooting / suicide incident

More details released related to inmate shooting / suicide incident

WEST UNION, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Division of Criminal Investigation is releasing the name of the individual involved in the assault on a Fayette County Deputy…

John Drury files papers to run as Independent for County Supervisor

John Drury files papers to run as Independent for County Supervisor

SWALEDALE – Swaledale Mayor John Drury has filed nomination papers to run as an Independent candidate for District 2 County Supervisor in the November election. “In my travels across the…

ICE boots convicted terrorism supporter out of U.S.

ICE boots convicted terrorism supporter out of U.S.

BOSTON — A British man who pleaded guilty to providing material support to terrorism in U.S. federal court was deported Aug. 20 by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s…

Reward increased in manhunt for alleged killer of former Mason City man

Reward increased in manhunt for alleged killer of former Mason City man

ST. PAUL – A Minnesota man accused of murdering a former Mason City man is on the run and a reward for information leading to his capture has been increased.…

Joni Ernst visits Mason City, met with fellow Republicans at Commerce Center

Joni Ernst visits Mason City, met with fellow Republicans at Commerce Center

MASON CITY – Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst visited Mason City Monday. Ernst participated in a little-publicized “Chamber Roundtable” discussion at the North Iowa Commerce Center, 9 North Federal Avenue.…

MC women’s shelter to hold fundraiser

MC women’s shelter to hold fundraiser

MASON CITY – A homeless shelter for women that is set to move to a new location has announced a fundraiser to help cover the costs of the transition. The…