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City slapped with court order on house demolition

City slapped with court order on house demolition

MASON CITY – More developments continue to come to the NIT newsroom regarding a sleazy case where the city has moved aggressively to bulldoze a man’s house. NIT has learned…

Elderly man’s house to be demolished at cost of $11,000 to taxpayers

Elderly man’s house to be demolished at cost of $11,000 to taxpayers

MASON CITY – The city of Mason City has selected the low-bidder to tear down an elderly man’s house – but the issue may not be over yet, as NIT…

Greene woman arrested in Charles City

Greene woman arrested in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – A Greene woman was taken to jail by Charles City police after a traffic stop. Charles City police conducted a traffic stop on September 5 at about…

Northwood woman serving sentence for theft

Northwood woman serving sentence for theft

MASON CITY – A Northwood woman accused at least ten times by Mason City police of stealing is serving a seven day jail sentence for theft. Jessica Ellen Sturm, age…

Woman who escaped Beje caught months later

Woman who escaped Beje caught months later

MASON CITY – A Northwood woman accused of a swath of crimes who escaped Beje Clark just days after being placed there was finally caught after being on the run…

Mason City man charged with sexual abuse

Mason City man charged with sexual abuse

MASON CITY – Police arrested a Mason City man Friday on a charge of felony sexual abuse. Michael R. Jones, age 40, stands accused of felony C sexual abuse in…

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson charged with felony injury to a child

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson charged with felony injury to a child

MINNEAPOLIS – The Vikings have deactivated star running back Adrian Peterson for this Sunday’s game against the Patriots after a warrant for his arrest was issued in Texas for felony…

Two Bookmeyer campaign donors set for appointment to Airport Board

Two Bookmeyer campaign donors set for appointment to Airport Board

MASON CITY – Mayor Eric Bookmeyer has nominated two of his campaign donors for appointment to the Mason City Airport Board. The Mason City council at its meeting to be…

Tens of thousands of fish killed after contaminants enter Iowa waterways

Tens of thousands of fish killed after contaminants enter Iowa waterways

DES MOINES – Three fish kills in Iowa waterways have been investigated by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources after tens of thousands of fish were killed due to various…

Mason City woman still missing, may be in danger

Mason City woman still missing, may be in danger

MASON CITY – Rachelle Diane Henry, age 43, is still entered as a missing person under the criteria that she has a physical or mental disability thereby subjecting herself to…

Iowa DNR submits plan to EPA to inspect livestock facilities

Iowa DNR submits plan to EPA to inspect livestock facilities

DES MOINES – An annual report updating work the Iowa Department of Natural Resources has completed in the last year to improve oversight of livestock operations has been submitted to…

Man who allegedly tried to kill cop caught

Man who allegedly tried to kill cop caught

OELWEIN – Officials have arrested 33-year-old Abel Quijas Jr. of Maynard, Iowa. Quijas Jr. was taken into custody without incident this morning, September 12, 2014. Quijas was wanted for one…

Clear Lake man guilty of theft, forgery and domestic assault

Clear Lake man guilty of theft, forgery and domestic assault

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake man pled guilty to theft and forgery charges but dodged prison time. Joey Speaks, age 32 of Clear Lake, pled guilty on August 27…

Lime Creek recognizes volunteers

Lime Creek recognizes volunteers

MASON CITY – The Lime Creek Nature Center recently recognized its volunteers with a dinner and ceremony at the nature center. Following the dinner, the annual meeting of the Lime…