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Woman yells “help” after elderly man leaves Wal-Mart bathroom with pants unzipped

Woman yells “help” after elderly man leaves Wal-Mart bathroom with pants unzipped

MASON CITY – There was more drama reported at the Mason City Wal-Mart – a seemingly daily occurrence – this time, an elderly man forgot to zip his pants and…

Clear Lake Denny’s restaurant closed, but for how long?

Clear Lake Denny’s restaurant closed, but for how long?

CLEAR LAKE – The Denny’s restaurant in Clear Lake is closed, but for how long? The sit-down, cafe-style restaurant that has been located at 2411 Highway 18 for years was closed…

Iowa man accused of killing 3-year-old girl to get mental evaluation

Iowa man accused of killing 3-year-old girl to get mental evaluation

MARSHALLTOWN – A man who police say caused the death of a 3-year-old girl when he grabbed her and threw her to the ground remains in jail on $1 million…

Suspended driver charged after his farm trailer strikes car, causes thousands in damage

Suspended driver charged after his farm trailer strikes car, causes thousands in damage

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man’s farm tractor lost its trailer and struck a parked car, causing thousands of dollars in damage. Charles City police responded to an accident…

MC police investigate house burglary where crooks took copper pipes

MC police investigate house burglary where crooks took copper pipes

MASON CITY – Crooks cleaned out a Cultural Crescent house last week, even taking the copper pipes. NIT has previously been alerted to a burglary at 407 2nd Street NE…

One man arrested after police investigate unconscious person in MC park (photos)

One man arrested after police investigate unconscious person in MC park (photos)

MASON CITY – A man was arrested Sunday afternoon after police were called to a Mason City park to check on the status of an unconscious person laying in the…

Mason City man pleads guilty to public intoxication

Mason City man pleads guilty to public intoxication

MASON CITY – After responding to a fight in a Cultural Crescent parking lot, a Mason City man was arrested for public intoxication and later pled guilty. Paul Duane Mason,…

Mason City man pleads guilty to public intoxication

Mason City man pleads guilty to public intoxication

MASON CITY – A man spotted by police as noticeably drunk in the Cultural Crescent has pled guilty to public intoxication, days after he escaped jail in a felony drug…

Dem’s bask in limelight at final Harkin Steak Fry

Dem’s bask in limelight at final Harkin Steak Fry

INDIANOLA – One of Iowa’s signature political events will hold its last hurrah today when Democrats gather in Central Iowa for the Harkin Steak Fry. Retiring Senator Tom Harkin’s 37th…

Crash at Cedar Rapids race track takes life of driver

CEDAR RAPIDS – A crash at a Cedar Rapids race track claimed the life of a driver Saturday night during a “Race’ Em and Wreck’ Em” event. A statement from…

Manly woman pleads guilty to theft at Kohls

Manly woman pleads guilty to theft at Kohls

MASON CITY – A woman from Manly has pled guilty to shoplifting at a Mason City department store. Lindsey Sheila Ruth Samuelson, age 21, pled guilty on June 30 to…

Palmeter, Simons lead NIACC cross country teams

Palmeter, Simons lead NIACC cross country teams

DECORAH – NIACC sophomore Hannah Palmeter placed second at the Luther College All-American meet Saturday in a five-kilometer time of 18 minutes, 34.6 seconds. No. 4 NIACC placed fifth in…

North Korea calls for U.S. to withdraw from Korean peninsula

North Korea calls for U.S. to withdraw from Korean peninsula

Commentary from KCNA News, North Korean state-run media: Koreans are becoming increasingly vocal demanding the withdrawal of the U.S. troops from south Korea. This is because the U.S. troops’ presence…

NIACC plans quilting seminar

NIACC plans quilting seminar

MASON CITY – Quilting Treasures will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 27th at North Iowa Area Community College. Organizers say the event offers ideas…

Law enforcement deal with “large fight” at MC bar

Law enforcement deal with “large fight” at MC bar

MASON CITY – Law enforcement was called to a Mason City bar just before 2:00 AM Saturday morning to deal with a “large fight” and arrested three men. Mason City…

UNI football falls to Hawaii, 27-24

UNI football falls to Hawaii, 27-24

HONOLULU, Hawai’i – The University of Northern Iowa football team fell to the University of Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors, 27-24 in the Aloha Stadium late Saturday night. UNI scored a late…

Power line knocked down after collision

Power line knocked down after collision

MASON CITY – Mason City police were called to a collision involving a motorist and a power pole Saturday afternoon. The incident occurred at about 2:37 PM at the 1900…