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Domestic abuser back in jail

Domestic abuser back in jail

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman who recently pled guilty to domestic assault was arrested Monday, charged with violating her probation. Cassandra Marie Hall, age 22, was brought to…

Alleged leader of a Mexican drug cartel extradited to United States

Alleged leader of a Mexican drug cartel extradited to United States

WASHINGTON – One of the alleged leaders of the Beltran Leyva Organization, a Mexican drug-trafficking cartel responsible for importing multi-ton quantities of cocaine and methamphetamine into the United States, was…

Dejean-Jones named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week

Dejean-Jones named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State senior Bryce Dejean-Jones has been named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week following his double-double performance against Oakland in the season opener. Dejean-Jones, the…

Cyclones’ Bibbs a semifinalist for the Mackey Award

Cyclones’ Bibbs a semifinalist for the Mackey Award

AMES – Iowa State senior tight end E.J. Bibbs has been named a semifinalist for the John Mackey Award, announced today by the Friends of John Mackey. The Mackey Award…

Hawkeyes get second win of season, beat NDSU 87-56

Hawkeyes get second win of season, beat NDSU 87-56

IOWA CITY – Fran McCaffery’s Iowa Hawkeyes are now 2-0 on the young season after a 87-56 win Monday night over North Dakota State. Five Hawkeyes scored in double figures…

Car advice: Get Your Car Unstuck

Car advice: Get Your Car Unstuck

By Bart, an NIT reader from Des Moines and former Mason City resident – Winter slammed in like the Fridge used to slam into the end zone for the 1985…

Illegal alien who tried to bring more aliens to Iowa sent to prison

Illegal alien who tried to bring more aliens to Iowa sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – An illegal alien, living in Iowa and who conspired with others to transport and encourage aliens to reside in the United States in violation of the law…

Missouri governor calls in National guard ahead of grand jury announcement in Michael Brown shooting

Missouri governor calls in National guard ahead of grand jury announcement in Michael Brown shooting

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Gov. Jay Nixon today signed an executive order activating the Missouri National Guard to support law enforcement during any period of unrest that might occur following…

Workshop for entrepreneurs to be offered in Garner

GARNER – North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are offering a free two-hour workshop designed for anyone who is considering starting a business.…

State prosecutors want Rayhons sex trial moved out of Hancock county

State prosecutors want Rayhons sex trial moved out of Hancock county

GARNER – A state prosecutor has filed a motion for a change of venue in a Hancock county trial of former state legislator Henry Rayons, accused of felony sexual abuse…

North Iowa woman wins $10,000 lottery prize, claims prize in Mason City

North Iowa woman wins $10,000 lottery prize, claims prize in Mason City

DES MOINES, Iowa – A Wright County woman has won a $10,000 lottery prize. Abbii Barkhaus of Eagle Grove claimed the third of 13 top prizes of $10,000 available in…

Cops investigate break-in, knife threat

Cops investigate break-in, knife threat

MASON CITY – Police investigated an alleged break-in Sunday afternoon after a man made an emergency phone call and said a local criminal had broke down his door and threatened…

Illegal alien who came back to U.S. gets 2-year prison stay

Illegal alien who came back to U.S. gets 2-year prison stay

CEDAR RAPIDS – An illegal alien who was deported and then came back to live in Waterloo and was caught gets to stay in the U.S. for two more years…

Cyclone’s Niang named to Wooden Award watch list

Cyclone’s Niang named to Wooden Award watch list

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State junior forward Georges Niang has been named to the John R. Wooden Award watch list, announced today on ESPN SportsCenter and ESPN.com. Chosen by a…

Mason City Harley Davidson dealership suffers in blaze (photos)

Mason City Harley Davidson dealership suffers in blaze (photos)

MASON CITY – Emergency responders raced to the Mason City Harley Davidson dealership Monday morning to deal with a blaze there. Details are still coming in, however, most of the…

Mason City man awaits trial on felony strangulation case

Mason City man awaits trial on felony strangulation case

MASON CITY – A Mason City man will stand trial in January for a felony domestic assault that involved strangulation. Daniel Anthony Brown was arrested on October 31 by Mason…