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Money, age may be reasons Bookmeyer is ousting elderly Airport Commissioner

Money, age may be reasons Bookmeyer is ousting elderly Airport Commissioner

MASON CITY – NIT has received word that Mayor Eric Bookmeyer is ousting a long-time volunteer who has served on the Mason City Airport Board for decades, and word on…

Bookmeyer, Trout, council members may be armed

Bookmeyer, Trout, council members may be armed

MASON CITY – City officials in Mason City may be armed, law enforcement confirmed Thursday morning. Sheriff Kevin Pals confirmed that Mayor Eric Bookmeyer and council members Travis Hickey and…

City Hall, Globe Gazette disrespect American flag

City Hall, Globe Gazette disrespect American flag

MASON CITY – On a sacred day in American history, a day where elected leaders proclaimed flags must fly at half-staff to honor the victims of the 9-11 terrorist attacks,…

Charles City man arrested for public intoxication

Charles City man arrested for public intoxication

CHARLES CITY – Police in Charles City arrested a man for public intoxication. Officers were called to the 900 block of North Grand Avenue on September 5 at about 8:33…

Wanted Mason City man caught at park

Wanted Mason City man caught at park

MASON CITY – A man wanted on drug and alcohol consumption charges was caught at a Mason City park this week – a park he’s been arrested at before. Curtis…

Iowa teen lose life in two car accident Thursday

Iowa teen lose life in two car accident Thursday

CRESTON, IA – An Iowa teen lost his life Thursday in a two-car accident. The Iowa State Patrol reported that at 7:38 AM September 11, 2014,  a 1999 Chevy Silverado…

U.S. attacks ISIS-ISIL following Obama speech

MOSUL, IRAQ – U.S. military aircraft punished ISIL-ISIS Thursday after President Obama declared that the terrorist army would be obliterated. U.S. military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq…

Man found in possession of stolen property gets sweet plea deal

Man found in possession of stolen property gets sweet plea deal

MASON CITY – A man police say was in possession of stolen property and charged with a felony took a lenient plea deal, but never showed up to be fingerprinted.…

DCI, Oelwein police seek man who tried to murder cop

DCI, Oelwein police seek man who tried to murder cop

OELWEIN – The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and Oelwein Police Department are seeking the public’s help in locating Abel Quijas Jr. of 145 7th Street North in Maynard, IA.…

Oelwein man leads cops on drunken pursuit

Oelwein man leads cops on drunken pursuit

OELWEIN – A man accused of getting behind the wheel while intoxicated led police on a dangerous pursuit before he was stopped. On September 7, 2014, the Fayette County Sheriff’s…

Kicked-out boyfriend comes home – through window (photos)

Kicked-out boyfriend comes home – through window (photos)

MASON CITY – Police were called to a Mason City rental house Thursday when a woman called 911 to say her kicked-out boyfriend had entered her house through a window.…

Iowa man who stabbed elderly woman to death caught in Illinois bar

Iowa man who stabbed elderly woman to death caught in Illinois bar

DAVENPORT – An Iowa man who brutally attacked an elderly woman who later died has been captured after a man-hunt. Gary Michael Fortune was taken into custody on September 9,…

Iowa Senator asks if state’s marijuana law is working as intended

Iowa Senator asks if state’s marijuana law is working as intended

From Democratic Senator Joe Bolkcom of Iowa City – When Iowa mom’s whose children have serious, life threatening conditions learned that families in more than 20 other states are being…

Fugitive suspected of killing former Mason City man is caught

Fugitive suspected of killing former Mason City man is caught

SHAKOPEE, MN – A man suspected of murdering a former Mason City resident has been arrested in a Twin Cities suburb after an extensive manhunt that went on for weeks.…

Drunk chicks duke it out in Chuck Town

Drunk chicks duke it out in Chuck Town

CHARLES CITY – Police in Charles City were called to a disturbance and encountered two intoxicated women facing off in the street. According to Charles City police, on September 5…

Flu shots soon available in Mason City

Flu shots soon available in Mason City

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health’s Immunization Clinic will begin offering flu vaccines to the public at the Health Department starting Monday, September 15, 2014.…

Senator Ted Cruz booed off stage for supporting Israel (video)

Senator Ted Cruz booed off stage for supporting Israel (video)

WASHINGTON – Out-spoken right-wing Texas Senator Ted Cruz had a rough go of it Wednesday night at a Middle East Christian Conference in Washington, as he was literally booed off…