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Sidewinder Bar closes

Sidewinder Bar closes

MASON CITY – A Mason City neighborhood bar has closed. The Sidewinder Bar, 810 South Pennsylvania Avenue, closed in the early morning hours on Sunday, November 30. “I’m so sad…

Plymouth woman to stand trial in drunk driving case

Plymouth woman to stand trial in drunk driving case

MASON CITY – A Plymouth woman who was discovered in her car in a ditch outside Mason City last October and charged with drunk driving will stand trial next year.…

UNI stays unbeaten with victory over Richmond

UNI stays unbeaten with victory over Richmond

CEDAR FALLS – The University of Northern Iowa men’s basketball scored its seventh consecutive win to begin the 2014-15 season with a 55-50 win over the Richmond Spiders on Sunday…

Lake Mills woman caught stealing at Wal-Mart

Lake Mills woman caught stealing at Wal-Mart

MASON CITY – A convicted thief was at it again Sunday, this time taking her talents to the Mason City Wal-Mart. Angela Mae Thorson, age 37 of Lake Mills, was…

After second burglary scare, resident waits for cops with baseball bat

After second burglary scare, resident waits for cops with baseball bat

MASON CITY – Citizens are apparently arming themselves in any way they can to fight off the bad guys. For the second time in just a few days, a burglary…

Eric Bookmeyer should take his medicine once and for all

Eric Bookmeyer should take his medicine once and for all

NIT Opinion – Eric Bookmeyer has had a bad case of diarrhea for over 5 years. We’re not talking about the utter sewage that bloviates from the piehole under his…

Mason City man charged with drunk driving

Mason City man charged with drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was jailed for second offense drunk driving this week. Jack Allan Schade, age 51, was stopped by the Iowa State Patrol in Plymouth…

Too mean? GOP staffer slams Obama daughters for choice of clothes

Too mean? GOP staffer slams Obama daughters for choice of clothes

WASHINGTON – Did a Republican party staffer go too far in blasting President Barack Obama’s daughters for how they dressed and for saying they lack class? A female staffer for…

Wanted Illinois man stopped and arrested in Mason City

Wanted Illinois man stopped and arrested in Mason City

MASON CITY – A deputy stopped and arrested a wanted Illinois man early Sunday morning. A Cerro Gordo deputy assisted the Iowa State Patrol, when a trooper spotted 21-year-old Devondrey…

MC sculpture vandalized Saturday night

MC sculpture vandalized Saturday night

MASON CITY – An apparent vandal has struck a $12,000 sculpture located in downtown Mason City. The Frisbee Dog sculpture was reported to be vandalized after¬†Arian Schuessler, co-owner of Mason…