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Hawkeye wrestling ranked #1 in preseason poll

Hawkeye wrestling ranked #1 in preseason poll

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa is ranked No. 1 in the USA Today/NWCA Division I Coaches Poll released Saturday by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. Iowa garnered…

Panther duo earns player of the week nods

Panther duo earns player of the week nods

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Senior running back David Johnson and junior strong safety Tim Kilfoy have both been honored with player of the week recognition for their performances in UNI’s…

Iowa wins exhibition opener

Iowa wins exhibition opener

IOWA CITY – The Iowa Hawkeyes beat orthwood (Fla.), 92-51, in an exhibition game Sunday in Carver Hawkeye Arena in front of 14,000 fans. Iowa was led by Peter Jok’s…

Cyclone Wrestlers impress in season opener

Cyclone Wrestlers impress in season opener

MASON CITY – The Iowa State wrestling team took to the mat for the first time this season, kicking off their 2014-15 campaign at the NIACC Kaye Young Open with…

Mason City man to be arraigned this week in felony domestic assault case

Mason City man to be arraigned this week in felony domestic assault case

MASON CITY – A Mason City man in jail accused of felony domestic assault and held on an immigration hold will be arraigned this week. Mason City police were called…

Trial dates set for MC woman caught with drugs during raid of her house

Trial dates set for MC woman caught with drugs during raid of her house

MASON CITY – A woman who was arrested after police executed a search warrant at her Mason City house and found drugs will face two trials on the ensuing charges.…

Marine released after 214 days in Mexican Jail

Marine released after 214 days in Mexican Jail

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi was released from a Mexican jail on October 31 after spending 214 days in captivity, the U.S. State Department said. “We are pleased…

Felony drunk driving charge against Shell Rock man is dismissed

Felony drunk driving charge against Shell Rock man is dismissed

PLAINFIELD – A Shell Rock man arrested for felony drunk driving has had the charge dismissed. On September 3, 2014, Bremer County deputy made contact with the driver of a…

Alleged drunk driver to face arraignment Monday

Alleged drunk driver to face arraignment Monday

MASON CITY- A Ventura woman who was stopped and arrested for second offense drunk driving and trespassing in Mason City will be arraigned Monday. Stephanie Elaine Thiel, age 27 of…

Alleged stabber set for plea deal

Alleged stabber set for plea deal

MASON CITY – A Des Moines man who allegedly stabbed a person in Clear Lake in September is set for a plea hearing Monday in court. Jose Louis Ramos, age…

Twenty MCHS students to perform at 2014 All-State Music Festival

Twenty MCHS students to perform at 2014 All-State Music Festival

MASON CITY – Mason City High School Instrumental and Vocal Music Faculty announced 20 students from Mason City High School have attained the highest individual honor available to Iowa high…

Mason City school board to meet Monday

Mason City school board to meet Monday

MASON CITY – The Mason City school board will meet Monday at the Administration Building board room on a number of issues. The board will set a public hearing on…

Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank becomes first area food bank to offer tax credits to farmers

Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank becomes first area food bank to offer tax credits to farmers

MASON CITY – Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank is the first food bank in northern Iowa that is able to provide a tax incentive to farmers for their donations of meat…

Spencer woman dead after car crash

Spencer woman dead after car crash

SPENCER – A two-vehicle crash in Clay county Friday morning claimed the life of a Spencer woman. The crash occurred at about 8:30 AM at the intersection of Clay County…

U.N. warns again that climate change is real and poses serious danger

U.N. warns again that climate change is real and poses serious danger

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, November 2 – Human influence on the climate system is clear and growing, with impacts observed on all continents, A United Nations research group has concluded. If left…

Three men arrested after cops raid Mason City house

Three men arrested after cops raid Mason City house

MASON CITY – Law enforcement conducted a search warrant at a Central Heights house Thursday and took three men to jail. Mason City police were assisted by Cerro Gordo deputies…