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Charles City woman listed as missing

Charles City woman listed as missing

CHARLES CITY – A former Chicago woman living in Charles City and accused of at least two crimes since moving there is now listed as missing. Feltisha Kolheim, age 20,…

Taco Bell employee and convicted meth dealer arrested for theft

Taco Bell employee and convicted meth dealer arrested for theft

MASON CITY – A convicted meth dealer, felon and Beje Clark alum was turned in by her fast food manager this week. A Taco Bell manager went to the Mason…

Ventura woman caught for second offense drunk driving in MC

Ventura woman caught for second offense drunk driving in MC

MASON CITY- A Ventura woman was stopped and arrested for drunk driving and trespassing in Mason City. Stephanie Elaine Thiel, age 27 of Ventura, was stopped in Mason City on…

World hunger falls, but number of undernourished remains ‘unacceptably high’ – joint UN report

World hunger falls, but number of undernourished remains ‘unacceptably high’ – joint UN report

UN – More than 800 million people – or one in every nine on the planet – suffer from hunger, but a new joint UN agency report released today stated…

UN says it needs $1 billion to stop ebola

UN says it needs $1 billion to stop ebola

UN – The United Nations announced this week that it would need nearly $1 billion for an exceptional, international response to Ebola outbreak in West Africa, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon…

Wesley man guilty of reckless and drunk driving

Wesley man guilty of reckless and drunk driving

GARNER – A Wesley man has pled guilty to reckless and drunk driving. Anthony Babcock, age 33 of Wesley, pled guilty to a simple misdemeanor reckless driving and an aggravated…

Breast-grabbing chiro allowed back to work by Iowa board

Breast-grabbing chiro allowed back to work by Iowa board

DES MOINES – A chiropractor who can’t seem to keep his hands of women’s breasts is being allowed to practice his craft once again after a state board approved reinstatement…

More trouble in Oelwein: 7 teens charged with felony for vandalizing cemetery

More trouble in Oelwein: 7 teens charged with felony for vandalizing cemetery

OELWEIN – There is more trouble in Oelwein, as police there announced felony criminal mischief charges against 7 teens for vandalizing a cemetery and causing thousands of dollars in damages.…

Oelwein deals with mayor sex scandal and manhunt in recent days

Oelwein deals with mayor sex scandal and manhunt in recent days

OELWEIN – The small Iowa town of Oelwein has dealt with its share of tension in recent days, as its mayor resigned in the wake of child sex abuse allegations…

New study finds nearly 1.8 million Iowans gambled last year

New study finds nearly 1.8 million Iowans gambled last year

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has released a new study on gambling among Iowa adults. Gambling Attitudes and Behaviors: A 2013 Survey of Adult Iowans,…

Booze, weed, meth most abused substances by Iowans

Booze, weed, meth most abused substances by Iowans

DES MOINES – Governor Branstad on September 18 will sign a proclamation declaring September as National Recovery Month in Iowa. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) joins the federal…

Guilty plea to felony arson brings no jail time for Mason City man

Guilty plea to felony arson brings no jail time for Mason City man

MASON CITY – He burned a house down, but won’t go to jail. Roger Kuck, age 57, was charged with felony C second degree arson and felony D third degree…

Trials set for pair arrested on drug charges during traffic stop

Trials set for pair arrested on drug charges during traffic stop

MASON CITY – A man and a woman who were arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop south of Mason City have both pled not guilty and await jury…

State says more Iowa schools not meeting No Child Left Behind standards

State says more Iowa schools not meeting No Child Left Behind standards

DES MOINES – More Iowa schools and districts were identified as “in need of assistance” under the federal No Child Left Behind law based on student performance on state tests…

Third continuance granted in trial of Goldfield woman accused of sex crimes against child

Third continuance granted in trial of Goldfield woman accused of sex crimes against child

CLARION – A Wright county woman’s sexual abuse trial has been pushed back for a third time. Diana Guido, age 50 of Goldfield, pled not guilty in March to second…

Race for Senate: Ernst leads Braley in new poll

Race for Senate: Ernst leads Braley in new poll

DES MOINES – Neutralizing the traditional Democratic lead among women voters, Republican State Sen. Joni Ernst leads U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, the Democrat, 50 – 44 percent among likely voters…

Armed invasion reported at North End house

Armed invasion reported at North End house

MASON CITY – Police were called to a North End apartment house after residents said a man was inside with a gun. At 4:50 AM Wednesday morning, a man was…

Mason City man arrested for driving while barred

Mason City man arrested for driving while barred

MASON CITY – A man previously caught driving drunk three times was brought to jail again, this time for driving illegally. Brandon Ward, age 30 of Mason City, was spotted…

Osage man arrested on drug charges

Osage man arrested on drug charges

OSAGE – The combined efforts of law enforcement have resulted in the arrest of an Osage man on drug charged. On Friday September 12, 2014, the combined efforts in an…

Vikings won’t let Adrian Peterson take field as child abuse scandal widens

Vikings won’t let Adrian Peterson take field as child abuse scandal widens

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – The power of advertising has forced the Minnesota Vikings to re-think their declaration that embattled running back Adrian Peterson would take the field this weekend to…