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Charges dismissed against Charles City woman who struck and killed motorcyclist

Charges dismissed against Charles City woman who struck and killed motorcyclist

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City woman is no longer facing two counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with a fatal accident near Nora Springs this past May that took a…

Mason City woman charged after leaving her children alone with sex offender

Mason City woman charged after leaving her children alone with sex offender

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was arrested Sunday after law enforcement claimed she left her two young sons alone with a registered sex offender. NIT reported Sunday that Mason…

Report: Iowa could gain $24 million in tax revenues by legalizing pot

Report: Iowa could gain $24 million in tax revenues by legalizing pot

DES MOINES – Iowa could reap millions in new tax revenue if legislators and the governor would only legalize pot, a financial tools website said Monday. Nerdwallet.com, which creates financial…

Feds take action to thwart corporate tax breaks by moving residence overseas

Feds take action to thwart corporate tax breaks by moving residence overseas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – They say corporations are people. If that’s true, then their vacation homes just got a little less attractive. On Monday, the U.S. Treasury Department announced new actions…

U.S. doles out $71 million to Palestinians

U.S. doles out $71 million to Palestinians

WASHINGTON – United States officials today announced millions in additional humanitarian assistance for Palestinians in Gaza. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Monday that the United States is providing more…

Iowa man who pawned stolen handgun pleads guilty

Iowa man who pawned stolen handgun pleads guilty

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who pawned a handgun stolen during a burglary pled guilty today in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Tanner Williams, age 25, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa,…

Mason City man takes plea deal in felony domestic and meth possession case

Mason City man takes plea deal in felony domestic and meth possession case

MASON CITY – A Mason City man took a plea deal in felony domestic assault and meth possession case, but is back in jail Monday. Aaron Michael Romig, age 29,…

Man recently freed from federal pen caught drunk driving

Man recently freed from federal pen caught drunk driving

MASON CITY – A North Iowa man set free this year from a federal penitentiary was caught drunk driving early Monday morning. Brandon Snater, age 33, was stopped and arrested…

No foul play suspected in passed-out peeps found around town

No foul play suspected in passed-out peeps found around town

MASON CITY – Police were called for a number of incidents over the weekend where people were found passed out in common, public places, but no charges were filed. Late…

Ames police seek missing student

Ames police seek missing student

AMES – An Iowa State University student has gone missing, and could be anywhere between Ames, Iowa City and Minnesota. Ames police said that Tong Shao (who goes by the…

Mason City woman arrested after cops raid her house

Mason City woman arrested after cops raid her house

MASON CITY – Police executed a search warrant at a Mason City woman’s house and found drugs. Police went to a rental house at 226 5th Street NE on Saturday…

North Iowa students receive medical scholarships

North Iowa students receive medical scholarships

MASON CITY – The Christopherson Medical Scholarship Advisory Committee awarded $12,500.00 to eight North Iowa students studying medicine. Student recipients of the Christopherson Medical Scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year…

Sam Clovis endorses Shawn Dietz for State Senate

Sam Clovis endorses Shawn Dietz for State Senate

DES MOINES – Veteran, teacher and candidate for State Treasurer Sam Clovis has endorsed Shawn Dietz in his race for state senate. “I have traveled this state for over a…