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Federal courts strike down Texas, Wisconsin voter ID laws

Federal courts strike down Texas, Wisconsin voter ID laws

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down a voter ID law in Wisconsin and a federal court struck down a voter ID law in Texas leading up to…

U.S. military conducts 11 airstrikes against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

U.S. military conducts 11 airstrikes against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2014 – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists today, using bomber and attack aircraft to conduct a total of eleven airstrikes in Syria and Iraq.…

Charles City man arrested for refusing to leave apartment

Charles City man arrested for refusing to leave apartment

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was arrested for refusing to leave an apartment designated for low-income families. Charles City police were called to the Clarkview Apartments, 2100 Clarkview…

Mason City Fire Department open house to be held this weekend

Mason City Fire Department open house to be held this weekend

MASON CITY – The Mason City Fire Department’s annual open house will be held Sunday, October 12 at Fire Headquarters, located at 350 5th Street SW from 1:00 to 4:00…

Identity thief nabbed by Charles City cops on warrants

Identity thief nabbed by Charles City cops on warrants

CHARLES CITY – Police in Charles City were able to and a wanted man this week. Police came into contact with 33-year-old William Hruska of Ridgeway, Iowa at the 600…

Charles City youth injured in moped accident

Charles City youth injured in moped accident

CHARLES CITY – A youth was taken to the hospital Wednesday after an accident in Charles City. Charles City police were called to the corner of F Street and 4th…

Iowa Supreme Court Justices to meet with Storm Lake area students, visit area courthouses

Iowa Supreme Court Justices to meet with Storm Lake area students, visit area courthouses

DES MOINES – On Thursday, October 16, members of the Iowa Supreme Court will visit three Storm Lake area high schools and Buena Vista University to meet with students and…

Iowa State men picked to finish 5th in Big 12 Preseason Poll

Iowa State men picked to finish 5th in Big 12 Preseason Poll

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State men’s basketball team has been picked to finish fifth in Big 12 preseason poll, as voted on by the league’s coaches. The Cyclones went…

Iowa meth dealer sent to prison

Iowa meth dealer sent to prison

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced October 1, 2014, to more than five years in federal prison. Ivan Lopez-Castelan, 32, from Iowa, received the…

Cherry Berry frozen yogurt shop to close

Cherry Berry frozen yogurt shop to close

MASON CITY – A frozen yogurt shop in Mason City will soon be closing its doors. Cherry Berry will be closing sometime this month, sources tell NorthIowaToday.com. The store opened…

Drivers beware: More rocks thrown at cars

Drivers beware: More rocks thrown at cars

MASON CITY – Another rock-throwing incident was reported to police in Mason City this week, just a few blocks from where large rocks were dropped onto cars driving under a…

Rockford woman driving around MC with violent felon caught with meth

Rockford woman driving around MC with violent felon caught with meth

MASON CITY – A Rockford woman and a Nora Springs man were stopped in Mason City as they drove around with meth, allegedly looking to make a sale. Shane Lester…

MC school board moves ahead with possible sale of Madison School

MC school board moves ahead with possible sale of Madison School

MASON CITY – The Mason City school board this week approved a plan for the possible sale of school district property that includes Madison School on the city’s south side.…

Charles City man cleared of assault charge

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was arrested this past week after an alleged assault, but the charge was dropped two days later. On October 4 at about 11:30 AM,…

Charles City woman arrested for assault

Charles City woman arrested for assault

CHARLES CITY – Police arrested a Charles City woman this past weekend for assault. On October 4 at about 12:48 AM, police went to the 400 block of 7th Avenue…

Mason City woman caught stealing from Charles City business

Mason City woman caught stealing from Charles City business

CHARLES CITY – A Mason City woman was caught shoplifting in Charles City this week. Maranda Faithgwendalyn Nehls, age 21 was detained at a business at the 1400 block of…

One injured after motorcycle accident in Charles City

One injured after motorcycle accident in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – One person was taken to a Charles City hospital after a motorcycle accident Tuesday evening. According to Charles City police, on Tuesday, October 7 at about 5:49…