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Former Iowa teacher arrested for sexual contact with students

Former Iowa teacher arrested for sexual contact with students

POWESHIEK COUNTY, IA – A man who formerly worked at a school in Montezuma, Iowa as a teacher has been arrested for committing sex acts with school children. Derek John…

Hawkeyes cruise at Bulldog Invite

Hawkeyes cruise at Bulldog Invite

DES MOINES – University of Iowa sophomore Ben Anderson won the men’s 4,000 meters Friday night at the Bulldog 4K Classic on the campus of Drake University. The Hawkeye sophomore…

Mayor and council in Hampton ban man from all public property for perceived threat

Mayor and council in Hampton ban man from all public property for perceived threat

HAMPTON – City officials in Hampton are scared of a local man and have banned him from all public property after he wanted the city to honor a man who…

Fender crackin’ good (photos)

Fender crackin’ good (photos)

MASON CITY – An elderly man drove his car into the front door of the Mason City Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant Friday afternoon and was taken away in an ambulance.…

MC man jailed for stealing less than $3 worth of merchandise at Pure Pleasure

MC man jailed for stealing less than $3 worth of merchandise at Pure Pleasure

MASON CITY – Law enforcement was called to an adult novelty and video store late Thursday after a report of a man trying to steal merchandise. Cerro Gordo deputies went…

Three Ames businesses caught selling booze to minors

Three Ames businesses caught selling booze to minors

AMES – The Ames Police Department’s Safe Neighborhoods Team conducted compliance checks of local licensed liquor establishments on August 27, 2014. Twenty-nine businesses consisting of bars, alcohol retail establishments, and…

Clear Lake man in jail for violating probation in drunk driving deferred judgement

Clear Lake man in jail for violating probation in drunk driving deferred judgement

MASON CITY – A young man is in jail after failing to live up to the terms of a deferred judgement in connection to his first drunk driving offense. Deputies…

Branstad to tour MC business that benefited from huge handouts

Branstad to tour MC business that benefited from huge handouts

MASON CITY – Governor Terry Branstad will tour a Mason City business that has prospered since taking massive handouts from local quasi-governmental agencies as well as public assistance. Gov. Branstad…

MC felon’s car towed after he’s stopped with no license and meth

MC felon’s car towed after he’s stopped with no license and meth

MASON CITY – An illegal driver toting meth in his car got his sled towed and a trip to jail. On Wednesday at about 5:27 AM, officers with the Cerro…

Senate candidate Braley visits NIACC for discussion on college affordability (photos and video)

Senate candidate Braley visits NIACC for discussion on college affordability (photos and video)

MASON CITY – Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Bruce Braley was in Mason City Thursday on the NIACC campus to highlight differences between his campaign and that of his opponent,…