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Joni Ernst campaign spokeswoman caught drunk driving

Joni Ernst campaign spokeswoman caught drunk driving

WEST DES MOINES – A spokeswoman for the Joni Ernst campaign was caught drunk driving just days before the election that sent Ernst to the Senate, and she resigned, according…

Two alleged druggies brought down by task force

Two alleged druggies brought down by task force

MASON CITY – A Mason City residence was raided by cops today and two alleged drug dealers were arrested. On November 6 at about 2:18 PM, North Central Iowa Narcotics…

Mason City man arrested for skipping court

Mason City man arrested for skipping court

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is jailed Thursday for skipping his arraignment connected to a third degree theft charge. Matthew Donald Tobin, age 23, was due in court…

One person in Iowa quarantined for possible Ebola exposure

One person in Iowa quarantined for possible Ebola exposure

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is updating the numbers of travelers who are currently being monitored for Ebola. As of November 6, 2014, 13 travelers,…

Mason City High School students selected as 2014 Iowa All-State Vocal Music Soloists

Mason City High School students selected as 2014 Iowa All-State Vocal Music Soloists

MASON CITY – Two Mason City High School vocal music students, Ethan Pruisman (12th grade) and Ben Siglin (10th grade), have been selected as solo finalists for the Iowa High…

ALERT: MC man’s Harley stolen and he’s offering a reward

ALERT: MC man’s Harley stolen and he’s offering a reward

MASON CITY – A man’s Harley Davidson motorcycle was stolen from his garage Wednesday night and he wants it back. Scott Anderson’s 2007 Harley Davidson Fatboy with a custom color…

Clear Lake man arrested for assault while displaying weapon

Clear Lake man arrested for assault while displaying weapon

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake man was arrested this past weekend for assault while displaying a weapon. Clinton Earl Fouts, age 38, was arrested by Clear Lake police Sunday…

Clear Lake man caught drunk driving in Mason City

Clear Lake man caught drunk driving in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Clear Lake man was arrested and his passenger was cited for alcohol violations by Mason City police this past weekend. Dirk Joseph Vosburgh, age 21, was…

Too early? JCPenney announces it will open 5PM Thanksgiving day

Too early? JCPenney announces it will open 5PM Thanksgiving day

MASON CITY – The race to the bottom of commercializing the Christmas season ramped up yet again this Holiday season as another big retailer announced it would be opening even…

Airstrikes last night center on Syria

Airstrikes last night center on Syria

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. military forces conducted airstrikes last night against five Khorasan Group targets near Sarmada, Syria, U.S. Central Command officials reported today. The strikes involved U.S. bomber, fighter…

Rwandan refugee accused of lying to immigration authorities to get citizenship

Rwandan refugee accused of lying to immigration authorities to get citizenship

CEDAR RAPIDS – An African man who came to Iowa as a refugee has been arrested and accused of lying to immigration officials in order to get citizenship for himself…

Republicans strike back against Obama’s confirmed plan to use executive action to grant amnesty to illegal aliens

Republicans strike back against Obama’s confirmed plan to use executive action to grant amnesty to illegal aliens

WASHINGTON, DC – Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on Wednesday sent a letter to Sen. Harry Reid, D-NV, the outgoing Senate Majority Leader, signed by Sens. Mike Crapo, R-ID; Mike Lee, R-UT;…

Restitution plan set for MC burglar

Restitution plan set for MC burglar

MASON CITY – A judge has set a restitution plan for a Mason City man serving a prison sentence for a violent burglary he committed last year. Judge Gregg Rosenbladt…

Eagle Grove meth dealer sent to federal prison

Eagle Grove meth dealer sent to federal prison

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced November 3, 2014, to more than 10 years in federal prison. Robert Asche, 48, from Eagle Grove, Iowa,…

Child porn ring members caught, convicted and sentenced

Child porn ring members caught, convicted and sentenced

WASHINGTON – Two men have been convicted for their roles in a sophisticated conspiracy to distribute child pornography to a secret, world-wide network over the Internet. Assistant Attorney General Leslie R.…

1,471 loaded firearms found in carry-on baggage at U.S. airports this year

1,471 loaded firearms found in carry-on baggage at U.S. airports this year

WASHINGTON – Transportation Security Administration officials say they have found over 1,400 loaded weapons and other dangerous devices while screening carry-on luggage at U.S. airports so far in 2014. “The…

Mason City woman accused of child endangerment and beating up her mom set for court

Mason City woman accused of child endangerment and beating up her mom set for court

MASON CITY – A woman who is accused of leaving her two young sons alone in a garage with a sex offender and later beating up her mom has court…

Mason City sex offender could have his probation revoked in theft case

Mason City sex offender could have his probation revoked in theft case

MASON CITY – A Mason City sex offender was brought to jail on a warrant Wednesday and faces the possibility of having his probation revoked in a theft case. Mark Monroe…