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Bus driver drops off last kid before ending up in ditch

Bus driver drops off last kid before ending up in ditch

ARLINGTON, IOWA – A school bus driver dropped off his last kid before he lost control of his vehicle, ended up in a ditch and was hospitalized. On September 22,…

Omaha man sent to prison for downloading thousands of child porn images

Omaha man sent to prison for downloading thousands of child porn images

OMAHA – United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that Jeffrey R. Rongish, age 31, of Omaha, was sentenced in federal court in Omaha, Nebraska for receiving and distributing child…

Mason City man arrested for domestic assault

Mason City man arrested for domestic assault

MASON CITY – Police were called to a North End residence late Tuesday on a report of a domestic assault. Several police officers converged on 110 15th Street NW Tuesday…

Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank to hold open house Friday at new location

Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank to hold open house Friday at new location

MASON CITY – Hawkeye Harvest Food bank will unveil its new home Friday, and is asking for the community’s help in reaching their $300,000 goal for the capital campaign which…

Gov. Branstad appoints Patrick H. Tott District Court Judge

Gov. Branstad appoints Patrick H. Tott District Court Judge

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad today appointed Patrick H. Tott District Court Judge in the Third Judicial District (3B). Tott, of Sioux City, earned his law degree from…

Behr cited again by OSHA after Illinois worker killed on job

Behr cited again by OSHA after Illinois worker killed on job

SOUTH BELOIT, Ill. – Following the death of a worker at Behr Iron & Steel Inc.’s recycling facility in South Beloit, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health…

Mason City drug dealer accused of violating probation

Mason City drug dealer accused of violating probation

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman originally arrested during a law enforcement sweep where drug offenders were rounded is accused of violating her probation. Sarah Sue Movick, age 27…

Hawkeye basketball player found to be in contempt of court

Hawkeye basketball player found to be in contempt of court

IOWA CITY – An Iowa Hawkeye basketball player pled guilty to driving with a suspended license and was fined. Peter Jok, age 20, a sophomore guard from West Des Moines,…

Changes announced at Cerro Gordo MIS department

Changes announced at Cerro Gordo MIS department

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo board of supervisors approved the appointment of a current employee to lead software development in the embattled MIS department. Following an open application process…

Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announces Statewide STEM Female Mentoring Effort

Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announces Statewide STEM Female Mentoring Effort

DES MOINES – Today, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds was joined by STEMconnector CEO Edie Fraser, Drake University Athletic Director Sandy Hatfield-Clubb, Iowa Association of Business and Industry President Mike Ralston,…

Floyd county designated as a Home Base Iowa Community

Floyd county designated as a Home Base Iowa Community

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds on Tuesday congratulated Floyd County on achieving Home Base Iowa Community designation. Floyd County is now the fourth in…

Feds say prison population declines for first time in 30 years

Feds say prison population declines for first time in 30 years

WASHINGTON – Attorney General Eric Holder announced this week that the federal prison population has dropped by roughly 4,800 inmates since September 2013. This represents the first time the federal…