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Former Denny’s cook pleads not guilty to stealing thousands from struggling restaurant

Former Denny’s cook pleads not guilty to stealing thousands from struggling restaurant

CLEAR LAKE – A Mason City man accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a struggling Clear Lake restaurant before it closed for good has pleaded not guilty and has…

Charles City teen caught with gun near school wants charges transferred to juvenile court

Charles City teen caught with gun near school wants charges transferred to juvenile court

CHARLES CITY – A teen who skipped school in Charles City and was caught that day on a trail with a gun is seeking to have his case moved to…

Insider: Dem’s blast Blodgett for bombastic blogs

Insider: Dem’s blast Blodgett for bombastic blogs

CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A Democratic insider has revealed to NIT that a fiery local blogger and “political guru” has gotten under the skin of the left-wingers and the party…

Mason City woman guilty of domestic assault

Mason City woman guilty of domestic assault

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman has pleaded guilty to domestic assault and violating a no-contact order. Brandi Munson, age 23, was arrested on October 15 by Mason City…

Twins introduce Paul Molitor as head coach

Twins introduce Paul Molitor as head coach

MINNEAPOLIS – Paul Molitor was officially introduced as the 13th Twins Manager on Tuesday, November 4. Molitor was introduced as Ron Gardenhire’s successor at a Tuesday news conference at Target…

Target announces 11 stores to close

Target announces 11 stores to close

MINNEAPOLIS – Target Corporation today announced that it will close 11 locations as of February 1, 2015. Regionally, stores in Austin, Minnesota and Clinton, Iowa will be closed. According to…

Waterloo man charged with murder

Waterloo man charged with murder

WATERLOO – A Waterloo man now in custody in connection with a murder investigation where a man was found dead in a wooded area recently has now been charged with…

Woman caught delivering meth in Kossuth county sent to prison for 10 years

Woman caught delivering meth in Kossuth county sent to prison for 10 years

SIOUX CITY – A Des Moines woman who was caught bring meth to a customer in Kossuth county was sent to federal prison for 10 years. Jeana Jo Johnson, 35,…

Cyclones’ Morris earns spot on Cousy Award Watch List

Cyclones’ Morris earns spot on Cousy Award Watch List

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State sophomore guard Monté Morris has been named to the 2015 Bob Cousy Award Watch List. The annual honor, named for Hall of Famer and former…

Arlington, Iowa bachelor arrested for child rape

Arlington, Iowa bachelor arrested for child rape

ARLINGTON, IOWA – A bachelor from the small Iowa town of Arlington has been arrested and charged with raping two children. After a week long investigation, the Fayette County Sheriff’s…

Law enforcement work together to return stolen shopping cart to Hy-Vee West

Law enforcement work together to return stolen shopping cart to Hy-Vee West

MASON CITY – Iowa State Patrol, Mason City police and even an off-duty Osage police officer assisted in apprehending three suspects who stole a $200 shopping cart from a grocery…

Report: Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will serve no jail time in child abuse case

Report: Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will serve no jail time in child abuse case

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – ESPN has reported that Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson will enter a plea to a lesser charge than the felony child-abuse charge he was…

Wisconsin man who brought minor to Iowa for sex acts pleads guilty

Wisconsin man who brought minor to Iowa for sex acts pleads guilty

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Wisconsin man who transported a minor into Iowa to engage in sex acts pled guilty on November 3, 2014, in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Christopher…

Illegal alien to spend 15 months in U.S. prison after committing felony

Illegal alien to spend 15 months in U.S. prison after committing felony

SIOUX CITY – An illegal alien who snuck into the United States was sentenced on October 28, 2014, to 15 months in a U.S. prison. Lazaro Martin-Bartolon, age 28, from…

Charles City man arrested for public intoxication for second time in a week

Charles City man arrested for public intoxication for second time in a week

CHARLES CITY – A man causing a disturbance at a Charles City residence was arrested and taken to jail early Sunday morning. On November 2 at about 1:16 AM, Charles…