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Mason City domestic abuser caught with meth

Mason City domestic abuser caught with meth

MASON CITY – A man convicted last year of felony domestic assault and placed on probation was caught by police with methamphetamine. Joshua Alan Wolff, age 23, was caught by…

Iowa man who shot police officer to death gets life in prison

Iowa man who shot police officer to death gets life in prison

ROCKWELL CITY – A man who shot a police officer in the chest and killed him will spend the rest of his life in prison.[prison] Corey Trott was given a…

Bomb threats evacuate Florida elementary schools

SEMINOLE COUNTY, FL – A bomb threat cleared elementary schools in a Florida community and prompted a large response from law enforcement Friday. At approximately 1:30 today, the Seminole County…

Mason City man accused of sexual abuse against child relative

Mason City man accused of sexual abuse against child relative

MASON CITY – A long investigation by police has led to the arrest of a Mason City man on sex abuse charges for acts he allegedly committed against a child…

Obama expands Marine Monument from 87,000 to over 490,000 square miles

WASHINGTON, DC — As part of this Year of Action, President Obama signed a proclamation Thursday to designate the largest marine reserve in the world that is completely off limits…

Poverty organization in Minneapolis raided by authorities

Poverty organization in Minneapolis raided by authorities

MINNEAPOLIS – Friday morning, state officials raided a Minneapolis non-profit agency loosley-connected to city hall that is supposed to “eliminate poverty” in Minnesota’s largest city. A Minnesota state Senator, Republican Scott…

Missing MC teen found walking alone on Highway 65

Missing MC teen found walking alone on Highway 65

MASON CITY – A 13-year-old Mason City girl was reported missing and thanks to the watchful eye of law enforcement, was brought home safely. Destiny Murphy, just 13-years-old, was reported…

Alliant Energy’s electric rates fixed through 2016

Alliant Energy’s electric rates fixed through 2016

CEDAR RAPIDS – The Iowa Utilities Board has approved a rate plan for Alliant Energy’s Iowa retail electric utility customers that continues a three-year base rate freeze and includes customer…

New policy from U.S. military will allow illegals to serve

New policy from U.S. military will allow illegals to serve

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Defense announced a new policy Thursday that would allow illegal aliens to join and serve in the military. According to militarytimes.com, for the first…

Clear Lake woman accused of assault with a weapon

Clear Lake woman accused of assault with a weapon

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake woman has been accused of aggravated assault and has taken a public defender in the case. Clear Lake police arrested Katy Marieann Mitchell, age…

US Bank caught ripping off its own customers, ordered to pay back millions

US Bank caught ripping off its own customers, ordered to pay back millions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The rip-off artists at another big bank got caught red-handed screwing its own customers, and now it has to pay them back. On Thursday, the Consumer Financial…

State Auditor Mosiman ripped by opponent, announces campaign stop in MC

State Auditor Mosiman ripped by opponent, announces campaign stop in MC

DES MOINES – State Auditor Mary Mosiman was ordered to pay back a week’s worth of vacation pay she accepted and her opponent in the upcoming election pounced on her…

MC woman arrested after apparent drug episode in Wal-Mart parking lot

MC woman arrested after apparent drug episode in Wal-Mart parking lot

MASON CITY – Police were summoned to a Mason City trouble spot Thursday morning as a woman was seen waking up and passing out in a vehicle. An emergency call…

NIACC offers class for those interested in working in a factory

NIACC offers class for those interested in working in a factory

MASON CITY – For the first time, North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) is offering a 45–hour, non-credit basic machining course. This course will provide participants with the skills necessary…