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Alco store in Garner to close

Coppell, Texas – Discount retailer Alco is closing all of its 198 stores – including a store in Garner – the company announced. The Alco store in Garner is located…

Mason City thief accused of another probation violation

Mason City thief accused of another probation violation

MASON CITY – A convicted thief who was sent to stay at Beje Clark this summer for violating her probation is accused again of another violation. Casondra Kay Carolina Wilmarth,…

Manly city employees will see savings in health insurance premiums

Manly city employees will see savings in health insurance premiums

MANLY – The city of Manly announced that city employees will see a drop in their monthly health insurance premiums. According to city documents, the City will see a decrease…

Tuttle helps lead UNI over Morgan State, 73-53

Tuttle helps lead UNI over Morgan State, 73-53

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa men’s basketball team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 73-53 home win over the Morgan State Bears on Thursday…

Whacked-out Iowa woman jailed after cops find weed growing operation in her apartment

Whacked-out Iowa woman jailed after cops find weed growing operation in her apartment

IOWA CITY – An irate Iowa woman who was locked-out of her apartment and furiously banging the window to get in before throwing a table at cops was jailed when…

Amanda Ragan says she sees opportunities to strengthen middle class in Iowa

Amanda Ragan says she sees opportunities to strengthen middle class in Iowa

MASON CITY – State senator Amanda Ragan says she sees opportunities to expand Iowa’s middle class and boost the economy through service on 2015 session’s legislative committees. Ragan of Mason City will…

Rumor: Hotel again announced for downtown Mason City

Rumor: Hotel again announced for downtown Mason City

NIT Opinion – The boy who cried wolf for over a year is back at it, again announcing a hotel development for downtown Mason City, to be set on the…

Iowa cops arrest man who tried to get at girlfriend with a hammer

Iowa cops arrest man who tried to get at girlfriend with a hammer

MANCHESTER, IA – Police were called on an Iowa man this week who was kicking doors and trying get at his girlfriend with a hammer. The Manchester Police Department was…

Bill to update VFW Federal Charter passes senate; Now goes to President for signature

Bill to update VFW Federal Charter passes senate; Now goes to President for signature

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell announced today that the U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan bill he supported that would better reflect the service and sacrifice of…

Waterloo cops chase felon with loaded gun

Waterloo cops chase felon with loaded gun

WATERLOO – Waterloo police chased a felon into a house, where he locked himself inside with a loaded hand gun. On Saturday, November 15, 2014 at approximately 8 PM, officers…

Mason City man guilty of drunk driving

Mason City man guilty of drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is guilty of drunk driving and has been sent to jail. Mason City police stopped and arrested Bryce Albert Magner of Mason City…

President Obama announces immigration plan, tells Congress to “pass a bill”

President Obama announces immigration plan, tells Congress to “pass a bill”

WASHINGTON – President Obama said Thursday in a nationally-televised speech that America’s immigration system is broken and he would take action until Congress gets around to it. “Our immigration system…

Charles City man’s trial on two counts of sexual abuse set for January

Charles City man’s trial on two counts of sexual abuse set for January

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man that was arrested earlier this year and charged with two counts of sexual abuse will stand trial next year. Two charges of felony…

Mason City woman’s trial in shaken baby case pushed back to next year

Mason City woman’s trial in shaken baby case pushed back to next year

CHARLES CITY – A woman who claims to live in Mason City has pleaded not guilty to charges of felony child endangerment and her trial has been postponed until next…

Charles City man’s trial on a dozen felony charges in credit card scheme pushed back

Charles City man’s trial on a dozen felony charges in credit card scheme pushed back

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man accused of felony forgery charges will now stand trial next year after he waived his right to a speedy trial. Officers with the…