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Ex-con jailed after tantrum

Ex-con jailed after tantrum

MASON CITY – A convicted felon was taken to jail after a tantrum at her house this weekend. Mason City police were called to 816 9th Street NE to deal…

Mason City man sent to jail for 7 days after domestic incident

Mason City man sent to jail for 7 days after domestic incident

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is finishing a 7 day jail sentence after a guilty plea to criminal mischief. Zackery Alan Henderson, age 25, plead guilty last month…

Mason City man jailed for domestic assault

Mason City man jailed for domestic assault

MASON CITY – A former Mississippi man was jailed by Mason City police after a domestic incident Monday evening. Officers were dispatched to 319 South Rhode Island Avenue at about…

Menus must show calorie counts, FDA rules

Menus must show calorie counts, FDA rules

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FDA is publishing final rules that require calorie information to be listed on menus and menu boards, and near self-serve foods and foods on display in…

Winnebago receives “fully meets” classification from Ford Motor Company’s Quality Vehicle Manufacturers Program

Winnebago receives “fully meets” classification from Ford Motor Company’s Quality Vehicle Manufacturers Program

FOREST CITY – Winnebago Industries, Inc., a leading United States recreation vehicle manufacturer, was recognized by Ford Motor Company for receiving the “fully meets” classification as part of their Quality…

Statement by Attorney General Holder on the ongoing situation in Ferguson, Missouri

Statement by Attorney General Holder on the ongoing situation in Ferguson, Missouri

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Eric Holder made the following statement today on the ongoing situation in Ferguson, Missouri. “Good afternoon. I have been briefed by members of the Justice…

Report: U.S. drones kill hundreds as they target Kill List

Report: U.S. drones kill hundreds as they target Kill List

LONDON, ENGLAND – A report from a British human rights agency that monitors media stories says that some men on the U.S. ‘Kill List’ have ‘died’ as many as seven…

Iowa inmate sentenced for murder passes away

Iowa inmate sentenced for murder passes away

DES MOINES – A man who has served 38 years for a murder passed away Monday in an Iowa prison. Kenneth Boyd, an inmate assigned to the Iowa Medical and…

Iowa labor group pleads with shoppers to support businesses who want higher minimum wage

Iowa labor group pleads with shoppers to support businesses who want higher minimum wage

DES MOINES – A statewide coalition of small businesses, community leaders, labor and faith organizations will launch ‘Raise the Wage Wednesday’ to encourage Iowans to do their holiday shopping at…

Iowa’s Scherff named finalist for 2014 Outland Trophy

Iowa’s Scherff named finalist for 2014 Outland Trophy

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior offensive lineman Brandon Scherff is one of three finalists for the 2014 Outland Trophy. The finalists were unveiled Tuesday evening on The Home…

Felonious drunk driver nabbed in Waterloo, brought to CG county for sentencing

Felonious drunk driver nabbed in Waterloo, brought to CG county for sentencing

MASON CITY – A Waterloo woman already convicted of third offense drunk driving and  failed to show up last month in court in Cerro Gordo county on a later charge…

NIACC Student Senate to hold coat drive

NIACC Student Senate to hold coat drive

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) Student Senate is sponsoring a Coat Drive on campus, December 1 to 9, with all items and monetary donations going to…

Community meeting to be held in Sheffield on proposed plan for indoor wellness center

Community meeting to be held in Sheffield on proposed plan for indoor wellness center

SHEFFIELD – The West Fork Community School District Board of Education will be hosting a community meeting to share a proposed plan to construct an Indoor Wellness Center. An architect…

Child mentor sent to prison for taking pictures of young boy

Child mentor sent to prison for taking pictures of young boy

DES MOINES – A former volunteer and child mentor has been convicted of taking pornographic photos of a young boy, and will spend 18 years in federal prison. On November…

National Bar Association questions grand jury’s conclusion to not bring charge against officer Darren Wilson

National Bar Association questions grand jury’s conclusion to not bring charge against officer Darren Wilson

THE NATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION RESPONDS TO THE GRAND JURY’S DECISION NOT TO INDICT POLICE OFFICER DARREN WILSON IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF MICHAEL BROWN WASHINGTON, DC – The National Bar…

Clear Lake police announce more charges against paroled man

Clear Lake police announce more charges against paroled man

CLEAR LAKE – A paroled Clear Lake man who went on what police described as a “crime spree” last month which ended with a burned up pickup truck is facing…

NIACC’s Eckert selected ICCAC player of the week

NIACC’s Eckert selected ICCAC player of the week

MASON CITY – NIACC freshman Anna Eckert was selected as the ICCAC women’s basketball player of the week for the week of Nov. 17-23. Eckert (Wyoming, Minn.) averaged 14.6 points…

State patrol warns it will be increasing enforcement efforts over holiday

State patrol warns it will be increasing enforcement efforts over holiday

DES MOINES – During the Thanksgiving holiday, many families will be traveling throughout the state. The Iowa State Patrol is reminding all motorists traveling over the holiday weekend that increased…

Iowa sex offender arrested for lying to police, living with kids

Iowa sex offender arrested for lying to police, living with kids

SPENCER – Law enforcement in Spencer arrested a sex offender for lying to them, living with kids and appearing on school grounds. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office received information that…

Attorney General Holder statement on the conclusion of the grand jury proceeding in the shooting of Michael Brown

Attorney General Holder statement on the conclusion of the grand jury proceeding in the shooting of Michael Brown

WASHINGTON – Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Monday regarding the conclusion of the St. Louis County grand jury proceeding in the shooting of Michael Brown: “While the…