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Grants awarded to homeless shelter and community kitchen

DES MOINES – The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors recently awarded $824,655 in grants to twenty-five organizations to assist homeless and domestic violence shelters with costs associated with providing…

President calls for “open and free” internet through “net neutrality”

President calls for “open and free” internet through “net neutrality”

WASHINGTON – In the words of Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley, the federal government “is in the process of considering whether to adopt rules that would regulate the Internet” and, not…

Charles City farmer wrecks second luxury car

Charles City farmer wrecks second luxury car

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City farmer wrecked his second luxury car since 2013 last week. According to the Charles City police department, on November 7 at about 11:03 AM,…

Twin Cities man caught drunk driving in Charles City

Twin Cities man caught drunk driving in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – A man from the Twin Cities area was stopped early Sunday morning for drunk driving in Charles City and didn’t cooperate with the arresting officer. A Charles…

Mason City man charged with felony domestic

Mason City man charged with felony domestic

MASON CITY – In Iowa, it is a felony to strangle your mate during the course of a domestic altercation, and a Mason City man was taken to jail Tuesday,…

Haugen, Hanig earn all-region honors

Haugen, Hanig earn all-region honors

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore Brianna Haugen was selected to the NJCAA Region XI-A second team. Haugen and sophomore Caitlyn Hanig were also honorable mention all-conference selections. Hanig, who prepped…

Three injured in two-car accident near Mason City

Three injured in two-car accident near Mason City

MASON CITY – One person was taken to Mercy hospital Tuesday after an accident in rural Cerro Gordo county. According to a report, a 2007 Chrysler Town and Country driven…

Two Iowa cops injured when gun goes off during maintenance

Two Iowa cops injured when gun goes off during maintenance

IOWA CITY – A police officer in Iowa City was performing maintenance of his firearm when it accidentally fired and injured himself and another officer. According to the city of…

NIACC’s Ford-Washington selected ICCAC player of the week

NIACC’s Ford-Washington selected ICCAC player of the week

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore Sierra Ford-Washington was selected the ICCAC women’s basketball player of the week for the week of Nov. 3-9. Ford-Washington (Richfield, Minn.) averaged 23 points, 6.5…

North Iowa man facing felony kidnapping, domestic assault and drug charges to be arraigned

North Iowa man facing felony kidnapping, domestic assault and drug charges to be arraigned

NEW HAMPTON – A man from Ionia in Chickasaw county will be arraigned next week on a rash of charges including felony kidnapping and domestic assault involving strangulation after he…

Mason City meth dealer pleads guilty, sent to rehab

Mason City meth dealer pleads guilty, sent to rehab

MASON CITY – A Mason City meth dealer entered a guilty plea to a felony drug charge and was sent to a halfway house and drug rehab. Christopher Lee Black,…

East coast man arrested on railroad property

East coast man arrested on railroad property

MASON CITY – An east coast man was arrested by police Monday on railroad property. Railroad employees called police at around 11:15 AM Monday after spotting a man hanging around…

Mason City drug dealer violates probation less than a month after guilty plea

Mason City drug dealer violates probation less than a month after guilty plea

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who pled guilty lat month to dealing marijuana and was sent to live at the Beje Clark halfway house on probation is already…

Iowa State to play in 2015 Emerald Coast Classic

Iowa State to play in 2015 Emerald Coast Classic

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State men’s basketball team, along with Illinois, Virginia Tech and UAB, headline the teams participating in the 2015 Emerald Coast Classic, presented by Global Sports.…

NIACC Athletics update

NIACC Athletics update

From the NIACC Athletic Department, November 11, 2014 – WOMEN’S BASKETBALL What’s next: The No. 7 (NJCAA Divison II) NIACC women’s basketball team plays at Rochester Community and Technical College…