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Emmetsburg woman slapped with fine and jail for stealing from Kohl’s

Emmetsburg woman slapped with fine and jail for stealing from Kohl’s

MASON CITY – An Emmetsburg woman pleaded guilty to a theft charge after she was caught with a man stealing from Kohl’s Department store last month. Jeannette Carol Lappegard, age…

Clear Lake woman injured in bicycle-truck collision

Clear Lake woman injured in bicycle-truck collision

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake woman was bike riding today when she was struck by a flat bed truck, leading to a helicopter ride to Mercy Hospital. According to…

Stabber gets 5 years in prison

Stabber gets 5 years in prison

MASON CITY – A Des Moines man who stabbed a person in Clear Lake in September has been sent to prison for 5 years. Jose Louis Ramos, age 28, was…

Worse than Mason City: Large rock dropped from I-35 overpass, injuring man in Duluth

Worse than Mason City: Large rock dropped from I-35 overpass, injuring man in Duluth

DULUTH, MN – The frightening proposition of a rock crashing through your windshield apparently isn’t just confined to the 1300 block of 13th Street NE in Mason City, where juvies…

Joni Ernst calls out Iran on nukes

Joni Ernst calls out Iran on nukes

NIT – Only days after being elected to the U.S. Senate, Joni Ernst is calling out Iran to give up its pursuit of nuclear weapons by the government of Iran.…

McConnell: ‘Congress will act’ if President issues immigration order

McConnell: ‘Congress will act’ if President issues immigration order

WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement today regarding the President’s proposed executive action on immigration: “I’d like to say a few words this morning…

Wanted Mason City woman jailed after traffic stop

Wanted Mason City woman jailed after traffic stop

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was jailed after a traffic stop revealed several transgressions. Mackenzie Anne Lamoreux, age 23, was stopped by a Cerro Gordo deputy late Wednesday…

MC orchestra students selected to perform in Waverly

MC orchestra students selected to perform in Waverly

MASON CITY – Mason City Orchestra Director Lauren Bell announced 16 orchestra students were selected from the middle school and high school to perform in the annual Northeast Iowa String…

Iowa’s Weisman a semifinalist for Burlsworth Trophy

Iowa’s Weisman a semifinalist for Burlsworth Trophy

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa senior running back Mark Weisman is one of 10 semifinalists for the 2014 Burlsworth Trophy. The award is presented annually to the most…

Mason City sex offender could be headed back to prison

Mason City sex offender could be headed back to prison

MASON CITY – A sex offender who calls Mason City home and is accused of violating the Iowa sex offender registry for a second time this year is back in…

Governor Branstad announces appointments to Iowa’s boards and commissions

Governor Branstad announces appointments to Iowa’s boards and commissions

DES MOINES – The following individuals’ appointments are effective November 20, 2014, unpaid, and are subject to Iowa Senate confirmation in the 2015 legislative session: Health Facilities Council: Kathleen Parris,…

Meth discovered during traffic stop

Meth discovered during traffic stop

MASON CITY – Two people were brought to jail late Wednesday after a traffic stop on the city’s North End produced the powerful narcotic methamphetamine. At about 10:04 PM on…

Harley-Davidson fire a result of faulty electrical wiring

Harley-Davidson fire a result of faulty electrical wiring

MASON CITY – Investigators now say that faulty electrical wiring started a blaze that severely damaged a repair shed at the Mason City Harley-Davidson dealership this week. The Mason City…

Jesus would be ashamed of the words you utter, Mr. Tornquist

Jesus would be ashamed of the words you utter, Mr. Tornquist

NIT Opinion – Every time Scott Tornquist tells a lie, an angel loses it’s wings. If that’s true, there’s a whole lot of crawling going on up in heaven. OK,…