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Clear Lake woman to be arraigned on alcohol, drug-related charges

Clear Lake woman to be arraigned on alcohol, drug-related charges

MASON CITY – A Clear Lake woman is now awaiting an arraignment hearing on several charges related to incidents connected to drug possession, drunk driving and public intoxication. Amber Lynn Ward,…

Mason City man jailed for skipping court; pleads guilty to interference

Mason City man jailed for skipping court; pleads guilty to interference

MASON CITY – A Mason City man jailed numerous times over recent months was back behind bars again this week, this time for skipping court. Brandon Ward, age 30, was…

Liberal group blasts Joni Ernst after sexual harassment lawsuit is filed

Liberal group blasts Joni Ernst after sexual harassment lawsuit is filed

DES MOINES – A liberal political group punished Joni Ernst for her inclusion in a sexual harassment lawsuit and says doubts are now raised about her leadership and priorities. A lawsuit filed Thursday by…

Iowa prison inmate dies

Iowa prison inmate dies

ANAMOSA – Darrell William Starkey, an inmate assigned to the Anamosa State Penitentiary, died Friday October 17, 2014 in the Penitentiary Hospice Care Unit. Starkey died of natural causes form…

Mason City man, two others arrested for trying to deliver meth

Mason City man, two others arrested for trying to deliver meth

MASON CITY – A Mason City felon and two other men were taken to jail for trying to deliver methamphetamine. Billy Lee Jaime Huerta, age 30, was caught by police…

Opinion: Democracy Depends on Us

Opinion: Democracy Depends on Us

Submitted by an NIT reader: How many times have you turned on your TV or opened a browser window thinking “I can’t wait to hear how much candidates for elected…

Obama reassures on Ebola, says it is “difficult” to catch the disease

Obama reassures on Ebola, says it is “difficult” to catch the disease

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Obama today spoke about how the U.S. is working to prevent an epidemic of Ebola in the United States. “If we take the steps that are…

Sign at Charles City convenience store raises eyebrows

Sign at Charles City convenience store raises eyebrows

CHARLES CITY – A sign at a Charles City convenience store is raising eyebrows Saturday. A North Iowa resident shared a photo with the NIT newsroom of the sign at…

UPDATE: Woman arrested in hit and run incident that killed Des Moines man Saturday

UPDATE: Woman arrested in hit and run incident that killed Des Moines man Saturday

DES MOINES- Police in Des Moines say a man was found laying dead in a road early Saturday morning, the apparent victim of a hit and run, and have announced…

Four arrested after two Waterloo robberies

Four arrested after two Waterloo robberies

WATERLOO – Police in Waterloo arrested three people after a supermarket robbery and in a separate incident, a man was arrested after he held up a cash advance store. Waterloo…

Drake University student arrested for saying “Columbine will look like childs play”

Drake University student arrested for saying “Columbine will look like childs play”

DES MOINES – A young man who studies at Drake University went on a social media rant and alluded to a possible shooting spree on campus before police arrested him…

Former Hawkeye Pat Angerer retires from NFL

Former Hawkeye Pat Angerer retires from NFL

IOWA CITY – Former Iowa Hawkeye First Team All-Big Ten linebacker Pat Angerer retired from the NFL this week after playing in 54 games. Angerer, from Bettendorf, was drafted in…