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Cyclone women down Drake, 84-67

Cyclone women down Drake, 84-67

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State women’s basketball team (2-0, 0-0 Big 12) defeated the Drake Bulldogs (0-2, 0-0 MVC) 84-67 in Hilton Coliseum. Senior Nikki Moody led the Cyclones…

Three Americans killed in synagogue attack in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM – Two Palestinian men used a gun and butcher knives to attack people in a synagogue Tuesday morning, leaving 5 people dead, including 3 Americans. President Obama strongly condemned…

Charles City woman accused of drug crimes

Charles City woman accused of drug crimes

CHARLES CITY – The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Charles City woman on over a dozen charges related to prescription drug fraud. Aranda Jo Cowell, age 34, was served…

Iowa National Guard unit heading to Africa to help battle Ebola outbreak

Iowa National Guard unit heading to Africa to help battle Ebola outbreak

DES MOINES – By order of the Secretary of Defense, the 294th Area Support Medical Company, Iowa Army National Guard based in Washington, Iowa has been notified of a pending…

Clear Lake woman pleads guilty in OWI case

Clear Lake woman pleads guilty in OWI case

CLEAR LAKE – Drug charges were dismissed against a Clear Lake woman in exchange for a guilty plea to drunk driving. Angel Lee Eggers, age 41, was stopped by the…

Keystone pipeline de-railed by Senate Democrats

Keystone pipeline de-railed by Senate Democrats

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Republicans were furious Tuesday night after Democrats in the Senate were able to fight off once again passage of a bill that would have advanced the Keystone…

UNI gets big neutral court win in Texas

UNI gets big neutral court win in Texas

NACOGDOCHES, TX – The University of Northern Iowa men’s basketball snapped Stephen F. Austin’s 34-game home streak with a 79-77 overtime win on Tuesday morning. UNI (2-0 overall) had six…

Mason City man asks: How to get city council’s attention on de-criminalizing marijuana?

Mason City man asks: How to get city council’s attention on de-criminalizing marijuana?

Submitted by Quinn Symonds of Mason City – Today the news broke, or at least the silence did. A super secret project between myself a city councilman and a high…

Wanted homeless man arrested in Mason City

Wanted homeless man arrested in Mason City

MASON CITY – Cops nabbed a homeless man in Mason City who was wanted in Floyd county. Mason City police were called to 207 South Monroe Avenue on November 12…

Ventura woman pleads not guilty to second offense drunk driving and trespassing

Ventura woman pleads not guilty to second offense drunk driving and trespassing

MASON CITY- A Ventura woman who was stopped and arrested for second offense drunk driving and trespassing in Mason City has entered a not guilty plea. Stephanie Elaine Thiel, age…

Letter to Editor: School financials mis-represented in Butler county

Letter to Editor: School financials mis-represented in Butler county

To the editor: I would like to inform the taxpayers of the North Butler school district. School officials misrepresented school financials and have overspent for at least the last three…

Northern Iowa woman who forged papers to get loan is sent to federal prison

Northern Iowa woman who forged papers to get loan is sent to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A woman who forged a court order in support of her request for a bank loan and a separate letter purporting to be from a United States…

Sheffield man faces 9 charges of felony theft

Sheffield man faces 9 charges of felony theft

MASON CITY – Police have brought a total of 6 felony theft charges against a Sheffield man. Blake James Brady, age 19, faces a total of 9 felony second degree…

Adrian Peterson suspended for remainder of NFL season

Adrian Peterson suspended for remainder of NFL season

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson has been suspended for the remainder of the NFL season with no pay after his guilty plea in a child abuse…

Newsflash: Whites trust cops more than non-whites

Newsflash: Whites trust cops more than non-whites

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new poll shows that whites trust cops more than non-whites. According to a Gallup poll, white Americans (60%) surveyed last month expressed more trust in police…

School board votes to tear down Madison school

School board votes to tear down Madison school

MASON CITY – In what some say was always a foregone conclusion, the Mason City school board has voted to demolish Madison School, one of the last bits of history…

Cyclones win second game of season, 81-58 over Georgia State

Cyclones win second game of season, 81-58 over Georgia State

AMES – No. 14 Iowa State (2-0) shot 53.1 percent from the field in the second half en route to an 81-58 victory over Georgia State (1-1) Monday night in…