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Teen charged after assault at elementary school

Teen charged after assault at elementary school

MASON CITY – A local teen was charged with assault after an incident at an elementary school this weekend. According to Mason City police, an officer was dispatched to Hoover…

Police divulge more detail on dog that died at hands of Mason City man

Police divulge more detail on dog that died at hands of Mason City man

MASON CITY – After a request for more information, police divulged more detail on the condition of a dog found dead in a Mason City home at the hands of…

Drunk Iowa woman caught driving on wrong side of road

Drunk Iowa woman caught driving on wrong side of road

WEST UNION – A law enforcement officer stopped an Iowa woman who was driving on the wrong side of the road, allegedly intoxicated, and took her to jail. On October…

Former Iowa attorney pleads guilty to defrauding customers

Former Iowa attorney pleads guilty to defrauding customers

CEDAR RAPIDS – A former attorney who defrauded over a dozen clients pled guilty today in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Susan Hense, 54, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was convicted…

Aplington man sent to prison for child porn possession

Aplington man sent to prison for child porn possession

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who possessed child pornography was sentenced today to over 16 years in federal prison. Jeremiah Romo, age 21, of Aplington, Iowa, received the sentence after…

Airstrikes continue in Syria, Iraq

Airstrikes continue in Syria, Iraq

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 – U.S. military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria yesterday and today, U.S. Central Command officials reported.…

Young Afghan diplomats to be trained in U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of 15 young Afghan diplomats kicked off their training visit to the United States at a welcome reception hosted at the State Department this morning…

Grassley: “We should know where our meat comes from”

Grassley: “We should know where our meat comes from”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – We should know where our meat comes from, says Sentor Chuck Grassley, after the World Trade Organization ruled again that U.S. regulations that display on labels where…

Wanted Minnesota man arrested at courthouse

Wanted Minnesota man arrested at courthouse

MASON CITY – A Minnesota man wanted on a warrant connected to a guilty plea to third offense drunk driving was arrested Monday morning at the Cerro Gordo County Courthouse.…

Law enforcement to hold forum at Senior Center

Law enforcement to hold forum at Senior Center

MASON CITY – Sometimes, lunch is free, when the intentions are to help people and make outreach to the community. Mason City law enforcement will do just that this week,…

Thugs, bullies, wife beaters of Mason City: Today is your lucky day

Thugs, bullies, wife beaters of Mason City: Today is your lucky day

by Matt Marquardt – The precedent has been set. It is OK in Mason City to grab, pull, bump, step on, intimidate, humiliate and generally abuse those you do not…

NIACC offers h.s. seniors opportunity to explore options for college

NIACC offers h.s. seniors opportunity to explore options for college

MASON CTY – North Iowa Area Community College will host Explore 2015 in the North Iowa Community Auditorium on the NIACC campus on Thursday November 6 beginning at 6:00 p.m.…

Mason City man who drew child porn pics loses appeal

Mason City man who drew child porn pics loses appeal

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who was sentenced to prison in June after being found guilty by a jury of possessing child pornography has lost his appeal. Brandon…

Beje escapee nabbed by cops in North End Alley

Beje escapee nabbed by cops in North End Alley

MASON CITY – Mason City police caught a wanted man Sunday, prowling in a North End alley. An alert Mason City police officer located wanted Beje Clark escapee John Daniel…

Mason City man ordered to pay over $1,000 to repair damages done to hotel room

Mason City man ordered to pay over $1,000 to repair damages done to hotel room

MASON CITY – A Mason City man has pleaded guilty to criminal mischief and other charges and must pay restitution for damages done to a local hotel room. Tyler James…

Mason City woman faces trial Tuesday on charge of interference with official acts

Mason City woman faces trial Tuesday on charge of interference with official acts

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman will go on trial Tuesday on a charge of interference with official acts. Andrea Peterson, age 67 will face a non-jury trial Tuesday…