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Pre-election poll shows Braley-Ernst in dead heat; Governor’s race tightens

Pre-election poll shows Braley-Ernst in dead heat; Governor’s race tightens

DES MOINES – U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley closes the gap with Republican State Sen. Joni Ernst, leaving the Iowa U.S. Senate race a 47 – 47 percent dead heat, according…

U.S. Marshals arrest fugitive wanted in 4 Iowa counties

U.S. Marshals arrest fugitive wanted in 4 Iowa counties

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man wanted in 4 Iowa counties on multiple charges, including burglary, theft, assault causing bodily, and fraud was caught by U.S. Marshals recently in Cedar Rapids.…

Hawkeye wrestling ranked #1 in preseason poll

Hawkeye wrestling ranked #1 in preseason poll

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa is ranked No. 1 in the USA Today/NWCA Division I Coaches Poll released Saturday by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. Iowa garnered…

Panther duo earns player of the week nods

Panther duo earns player of the week nods

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Senior running back David Johnson and junior strong safety Tim Kilfoy have both been honored with player of the week recognition for their performances in UNI’s…

Iowa wins exhibition opener

Iowa wins exhibition opener

IOWA CITY – The Iowa Hawkeyes beat orthwood (Fla.), 92-51, in an exhibition game Sunday in Carver Hawkeye Arena in front of 14,000 fans. Iowa was led by Peter Jok’s…

Cyclone Wrestlers impress in season opener

Cyclone Wrestlers impress in season opener

MASON CITY – The Iowa State wrestling team took to the mat for the first time this season, kicking off their 2014-15 campaign at the NIACC Kaye Young Open with…

Mason City man to be arraigned this week in felony domestic assault case

Mason City man to be arraigned this week in felony domestic assault case

MASON CITY – A Mason City man in jail accused of felony domestic assault and held on an immigration hold will be arraigned this week. Mason City police were called…

Trial dates set for MC woman caught with drugs during raid of her house

Trial dates set for MC woman caught with drugs during raid of her house

MASON CITY – A woman who was arrested after police executed a search warrant at her Mason City house and found drugs will face two trials on the ensuing charges.…

Marine released after 214 days in Mexican Jail

Marine released after 214 days in Mexican Jail

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi was released from a Mexican jail on October 31 after spending 214 days in captivity, the U.S. State Department said. “We are pleased…

Felony drunk driving charge against Shell Rock man is dismissed

Felony drunk driving charge against Shell Rock man is dismissed

PLAINFIELD – A Shell Rock man arrested for felony drunk driving has had the charge dismissed. On September 3, 2014, Bremer County deputy made contact with the driver of a…

Alleged drunk driver to face arraignment Monday

Alleged drunk driver to face arraignment Monday

MASON CITY- A Ventura woman who was stopped and arrested for second offense drunk driving and trespassing in Mason City will be arraigned Monday. Stephanie Elaine Thiel, age 27 of…

Alleged stabber set for plea deal

Alleged stabber set for plea deal

MASON CITY – A Des Moines man who allegedly stabbed a person in Clear Lake in September is set for a plea hearing Monday in court. Jose Louis Ramos, age…

Twenty MCHS students to perform at 2014 All-State Music Festival

Twenty MCHS students to perform at 2014 All-State Music Festival

MASON CITY – Mason City High School Instrumental and Vocal Music Faculty announced 20 students from Mason City High School have attained the highest individual honor available to Iowa high…

Mason City school board to meet Monday

Mason City school board to meet Monday

MASON CITY – The Mason City school board will meet Monday at the Administration Building board room on a number of issues. The board will set a public hearing on…

Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank becomes first area food bank to offer tax credits to farmers

Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank becomes first area food bank to offer tax credits to farmers

MASON CITY – Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank is the first food bank in northern Iowa that is able to provide a tax incentive to farmers for their donations of meat…

Spencer woman dead after car crash

Spencer woman dead after car crash

SPENCER – A two-vehicle crash in Clay county Friday morning claimed the life of a Spencer woman. The crash occurred at about 8:30 AM at the intersection of Clay County…

U.N. warns again that climate change is real and poses serious danger

U.N. warns again that climate change is real and poses serious danger

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, November 2 – Human influence on the climate system is clear and growing, with impacts observed on all continents, A United Nations research group has concluded. If left…

Three men arrested after cops raid Mason City house

Three men arrested after cops raid Mason City house

MASON CITY – Law enforcement conducted a search warrant at a Central Heights house Thursday and took three men to jail. Mason City police were assisted by Cerro Gordo deputies…

Op-ed: Attending meetings of board you aim to be a part of is important

Op-ed: Attending meetings of board you aim to be a part of is important

From Chris Watts of Mason City – Readers of NIT: I’d like to bend your ear for a moment and respond to an article written this week by the Globe’s…

Wal-Mart shoplifter gets away from cops, loss prevention

Wal-Mart shoplifter gets away from cops, loss prevention

MASON CITY – Police were called to the Mason City Wal-Mart Friday evening when three alleged shoplifters were detained and another fled the store and got away. Wal-Mart employees called…

Mason City man may have probation revoked in case where infant tested positive for marijuana

Mason City man may have probation revoked in case where infant tested positive for marijuana

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who got a deferred judgement and probation in a felony drug case where his infant daughter tested positive for marijuana in her system…

Ames man falls from tree stand and is hospitalized

STORY CITY – An Ames man was hospitalized on Saturday after falling from a tree stand while hunting. Michael Ylonen, 39, fell approximately 25 feet while climbing into a stand…

President George H.W. Bush endorses Joni Ernst

President George H.W. Bush endorses Joni Ernst

DES MOINES – Joni Ernst, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, has been endorsed by former President George H.W. Bush. President Bush said Ernst “is a soldier and independent…

Wanted former Mason City woman turns herself in on warrants

Wanted former Mason City woman turns herself in on warrants

MASON CITY – A former Mason City woman wanted on arrest warrants has turned herself in to the Cerro Gordo sheriff Saturday morning. Katie Jo Lewis, age 26, now living…

Mason City man accused of felony stalking

Mason City man accused of felony stalking

MASON CITY – The stakes keep getting higher for a Mason City man, now charged with felony stalking in addition to other charges. Nick Alan Moser, age 21, was served…

Man flees trooper during OWI stop and is killed in traffic

Man flees trooper during OWI stop and is killed in traffic

JASPER COUNTY – A male subject was killed today when he was run over on Interstate 80 as he fled a law enforcement officer who had stopped him for drunk…

Man who killed dog involved in jailhouse fight

Man who killed dog involved in jailhouse fight

MASON CITY – A man who was accused of torturing a dog but got away with a plea deal was involved in a jailhouse fight and faces a new charge.…

Charles City man sent to prison for 5 years after attack on his mom

Charles City man sent to prison for 5 years after attack on his mom

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man with a violent history has pleaded guilty to a felony assault charge and has been sent to prison. On June 13th, Charles City…

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