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Mason City woman pleads guilty to second offense drunk driving

Mason City woman pleads guilty to second offense drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman is facing the loss of a deferred judgement in a felony drug delivery case after pleading guilty Monday to second offense drunk driving.…

Jack Hatch says no one should count him out

Jack Hatch says no one should count him out

DES MOINES – The race for Governor in Iowa has seemed like a foregone conclusion, with incumbent Terry Branstad comfortably ahead in polls, but Democratic challenger Jack Hatch says the…

Man gets death sentence after murdering woman and her daughter

Man gets death sentence after murdering woman and her daughter

NEW ORLEANS – A federal jury in the Western District of Louisiana today returned a verdict imposing the death penalty on a Las Vegas man for the brutal kidnapping and…

Mason City man sent to jail for 90 days for violating probation

Mason City man sent to jail for 90 days for violating probation

MASON CITY – A judge sent a Mason City man to jail for 90 days Monday afternoon for violating his probation. James Lee Stricker, age 41, was sentenced to 90…

NIACC among community colleges nationwide that will receive job training funds

NIACC among community colleges nationwide that will receive job training funds

WASHINGTON – The Obama Administration announced Monday that it has granted $450 million in job-driven training grants to nearly 270 community colleges across the country, and some of those dollars…

MC man accused of felony burglary skips court

MC man accused of felony burglary skips court

MASON CITY – A Mason City man accused of felony burglary for stealing from his friend skipped his court date Monday morning and was promptly brought to jail. Richard Dean…

Waterloo police nab felon after he tosses gun under car

Waterloo police nab felon after he tosses gun under car

WATERLOO – A fast-thinking felon tried to out-smart cops this weekend but came up short. According to Waterloo police, on Friday September 26, officers with the Waterloo Police Department’s Violent…

Iowa City police confirm that body found in truck of car is that of missing Iowa State student

Iowa City police confirm that body found in truck of car is that of missing Iowa State student

IOWA CITY – Police in Iowa City confirmed today that a body found in the trunk of a car in seedy Iowa City neighborhood is that of a missing female…

Capsules found in Iowa prison contain no illegal drugs

Capsules found in Iowa prison contain no illegal drugs

DES MOINES – An investigation is now complete into the finding in an Iowa prison of hundreds of capsules that contained an unknown substance. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation…

MC man who lost appeal on second offense drunk driving charge now in jail

MC man who lost appeal on second offense drunk driving charge now in jail

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who lost his appeal on a second offense drunk driving conviction is now serving his sentence. Michael Leer, age 42, was found guilty…

Judge grants stay in Flinchum case

Judge grants stay in Flinchum case

MASON CITY – Lawyers for the city of Mason City and embattled home owner Phillip Flinchum today agreed to a stay in the proceedings in his case against the city,…

Drunk driver kills two in Davenport

Drunk driver kills two in Davenport

DAVENPORT, IA – A drunk driver has taken two lives after a crash Sunday morning in Davenport, Iowa. Davenport police reported Monday that a second person, a passenger in a…

Son, brother of former Mohawk standout linemen chooses Nebraska

WEST DES MOINES – The high school son of former Mohawk standout lineman Scott Raridon has chosen to play college football at Nebraska. “After my 2016 season I will be…

Lime Creek Nature Center receives financial gift from Cargill

Lime Creek Nature Center receives financial gift from Cargill

MASON CITY – The Lime Creek Nature Center recently received financial gifts from Cargill’s local office and corporate headquarters. The first gift was received from Cargill Kitchen Solutions in Mason…

Solar plant for MC library still under discussion

Solar plant for MC library still under discussion

MASON CITY – The Mason City council recently scuttled a proposed solar energy plant for the Mason City library, saying the return on investment would take too long, but discussions…

Detroit man arrested after fight at Wal-Mart

Detroit man arrested after fight at Wal-Mart

MASON CITY – A Detroit, Michigan man was arrested after law enforcement was called to a fight at Wal-Mart. Mason City police received an emergency call on the morning of…

NIACC Marketing Department receives awards

NIACC Marketing Department receives awards

MASON CITY – The Marketing Department of North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) has received five marketing awards from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) in its…

MC man arrested at Big Blue, allegedly passed-out drunk with two young kids

MC man arrested at Big Blue, allegedly passed-out drunk with two young kids

MASON CITY – Circumstances have been revealed surrounding the arrest of a Mason City man who was recently found passed-out drunk with two young kids and at the Big Blue…