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Sukup family donates building to Humane Society of North Iowa

Sukup family donates building to Humane Society of North Iowa

MASON CITY – The Humane Society of North Iowa recently received a much needed donation to their shelter: a 500 square foot storage building. The metal storage building was made…

Big Ten announces enhanced benefits to student-athletes

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference announced today that it has notified the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) of initial recommendations designed to provide enhanced benefits for student-athletes that are…

Gun chucker sent to slammer

Gun chucker sent to slammer

CEDAR RAPIDS – A felon who discarded a gun while fleeing from police was sentenced on October 1, 2014 to over six years in federal prison. Harris Ceaser III, from…

NIACC men, women place second at home invitational

NIACC men, women place second at home invitational

MASON CITY – The NIACC men’s and women’s golf teams both tied for second at the NIACC Fall Invitational on Thursday at a rainy Mason City Country Club. The NIACC…

CG Health Department offers weight management challenge for local businesses

CG Health Department offers weight management challenge for local businesses

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health has announced a county-wide weight management and healthy habits challenge for local businesses. Each year, the Health Department sponsors…

Child hurt after falling through window in Clear Lake

Child hurt after falling through window in Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE – A child was injured after falling through a window Wednesday in Clear Lake. Clear Lake Chief of Police Rex McChesney told NIT that on Wednesday, October 1…

UPDATED: Woman taken to hospital after Thursday afternoon crash (photos)

UPDATED: Woman taken to hospital after Thursday afternoon crash (photos)

MASON CITY – A two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon in Mason City sent a woman to the hospital. The incident took place around 12:43 PM on Eisenhower Avenue and 9th SW.…

UPDATED: At least two injured Thursday morning in multi-vehicle accident

UPDATED: At least two injured Thursday morning in multi-vehicle accident

MASON CITY – A woman and a Mason City man went to the hospital Thursday morning after a serious car accident. The accident took place Thursday morning at 7:04 AM…

NIACC women play in Heartland Jamboree on Sunday

NIACC women play in Heartland Jamboree on Sunday

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The NIACC women’s basketball team will play three games in the Heartland Jamboree Sunday. NIACC plays Kansas City (Kansas) Community College at 8:30 a.m. The Lady…

NIACC men plays in Juco Jam on Saturday

NIACC men plays in Juco Jam on Saturday

CEDAR FALLS – The NIACC men’s basketball team plays in the Juco Jam on Saturday on the University of Northern Iowa campus. NIACC plays Milwaukee Area Technical College at noon.…

Charles City man’s terrorism trial set

Charles City man’s terrorism trial set

CHARLES CITY – A trial date has been set for a Charles City man who police say threatened school kids and claimed to belong to a terrorist organization. Loren T.…

Senator Amanda Ragan extols accomplishments in protecting seniors

Senator Amanda Ragan extols accomplishments in protecting seniors

From Senator Amanda Ragan – Thousands of older Americans face abuse, neglect and exploitation every year. Some are particularly vulnerable because they depend on others to help them with the…

Missing Mason City woman found in Missouri

Missing Mason City woman found in Missouri

MASON CITY – A missing Mason City woman has been found in a neighboring state. Rachelle Diane Henry, age 43, was located Thursday, safe in Independence, Missouri by law enforcement.…

Secret Service Director resigns after security breaches at White House

Secret Service Director resigns after security breaches at White House

WASHINGTON – The Director of the Secret Service has resigned after a man gained access to the White House, armed with a knife. Julia Pierson, the first female Director of…

Mason City woman guilty of bringing drugs into jail, theft

Mason City woman guilty of bringing drugs into jail, theft

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman accused of theft and bringing drugs into the jail had her day in court Wednesday, and she has a new felony conviction and…

Mike Huckabee endorses Shawn Dietz for Iowa Senate

Mike Huckabee endorses Shawn Dietz for Iowa Senate

HAMPTON – The Shawn Dietz Campaign announced a significant endorsement Thursday morning. Former Arkansas Governor, 2008 Iowa Caucus winner, and Fox News television and syndicated radio host, Mike Huckabee has…

Mason City woman sent to jail after third arrest

Mason City woman sent to jail after third arrest

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman who has been arrested three times within the last year was finally sent to jail by a judge. Rachelle Lynn Clayton, age 20,…