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Mason City man arrested for second time in 5 days for alcohol-related offense

Mason City man arrested for second time in 5 days for alcohol-related offense

CLEAR LAKE – A Cerro Gordo deputy stopped an unlicensed Mason City driver for poor driving Wednesday morning and took him to jail. Charles Martin Stoering, age 56, was stopped…

Ernst campaign RV hits deer Wednesday

Ernst campaign RV hits deer Wednesday

BURLINGTON – The campaign RV for Joni Ernst struck a deer Wednesday, the campaign confirmed, at it toured southeast Iowa. “Reports are true,” the Joni Ernst campaign tweeted. “RV did…

Updated: Suspect caught after setting truck on fire in Clear Lake

Updated: Suspect caught after setting truck on fire in Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE – An apparent male subject stole a pickup truck Tuesday night and led police on a chase and search before setting the vehicle on fire and getting away.…

MN man awaiting sentencing in felony drunk driving case tries to get out of jail using counterfeit bills

MN man awaiting sentencing in felony drunk driving case tries to get out of jail using counterfeit bills

MASON CITY – A Minnesota man who entered a guilty plea in a drunk driving and child endangerment case and is awaiting sentencing next month tried to get out of…

Clear Lake man loses appeal of harassment conviction

Clear Lake man loses appeal of harassment conviction

DES MOINES – A Clear Lake man who plead guilty last year to a crime which involved threats to a woman and her children has lost an appeal in connection…

Iowa man arrested for murdering his girlfriend

Iowa man arrested for murdering his girlfriend

SHENANDOAH, IOWA – An Iowa man is accused of murdering his girlfriend with a gun shot to the head, law enforcement said Wednesday. Today, October 29, 2014, 34-year-old Brian Davis…

Bike belonging to Culver’s employee, which was stolen, is found and returned by MCPD

Bike belonging to Culver’s employee, which was stolen, is found and returned by MCPD

MASON CITY – NIT reported last week that a bike was stolen from the Culver’s restaurant, which belonged to an employee with special needs.  The bike had been parked and…

Clear Lake man loses appeal of drunk driving conviction

Clear Lake man loses appeal of drunk driving conviction

DES MOINES – A Clear Lake man’s conviction for drunk driving has been upheld by the Iowa Court of Appeals. On January 3, 2013, William Burns, age 59, was involved…

Union says its volunteer program is paying off

Union says its volunteer program is paying off

DES MOINES – Iowa labor union leaders said Wednesday that a campaign program they are running designed to get out the vote is paying off. Ken Sagar, President of the…

Osage police investigate accident involving train and semi-truck

Osage police investigate accident involving train and semi-truck

OSAGE – Police in Osage say charges are pending after a semi-truck was struck by a train, causing a corn spill. According to Osage police, on October 28, 2014 at…

Defense Secretary approves 21-day quarantine for troops who fought Ebola in Africa

Defense Secretary approves 21-day quarantine for troops who fought Ebola in Africa

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 – A 21-day monitoring period for U.S. service members returning from areas affected by Ebola in West Africa provides a margin of safety that troops and…

Osage man’s vehicular homicide trial pushed back to December

Osage man’s vehicular homicide trial pushed back to December

OSAGE – An Osage man accused of vehicular homicide and other charges won’t go to trial until December, while a pre-trial conference is scheduled for next month. Tylor Patrick, age…

New poll shows Ernst sneaking ahead of Braley

New poll shows Ernst sneaking ahead of Braley

DES MOINES – Iowa Republican State Sen. Joni Ernst is inching ahead among likely voters in the U.S. Senate race and now has 49 percent to 45 percent for U.S.…