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Kanawha man caught with weed during traffic stop

Kanawha man caught with weed during traffic stop

MASON CITY – A Kanawha man was stopped by a deputy and an illegal drug was found to be in his possession. Jessie Robert Salinas, age 25, was pulled over…

NIACC women roll past Wartburg JV, 80-51

NIACC women roll past Wartburg JV, 80-51

MASON CITY – Sierra Ford-Washington scored 27 points with seven rebounds, five assists and six steals to lead No. 7 NIACC to a 80-51 victory over the Wartburg College junior…

U.S marks sixth year of imprisonment of American in Cuba

U.S marks sixth year of imprisonment of American in Cuba

WASHINGTON – The U.S. State Department says an American’s continued captivity in Cuba is “gravely disappointing” as it marks his sixth year in a Cuban prison. “Tomorrow, development worker Alan…

Clear Lake woman accused of violating probation for second time in felony forgery case

Clear Lake woman accused of violating probation for second time in felony forgery case

CLEAR LAKE – A woman who pled guilty earlier this year to felony forgery is accused for a second time of violating her probation and could face prison time. Lindsey…

President announces millions for cop body cameras, equipment reforms and more in wake of Ferguson riots

President announces millions for cop body cameras, equipment reforms and more in wake of Ferguson riots

WASHINGTON – Reacting to the riots and fallout in Ferguson, Missouri, related to the tensions between police and citizens, the Obama Adminstration has announced millions for police body cameras and…

Attorney General says “deep mistrust” exists between police and residents “around this country”

Attorney General says “deep mistrust” exists between police and residents “around this country”

From Attorney General Eric Holder – Following Michael Brown’s tragic death, millions of people across the nation and around the world have focused their attention on unfolding events in Ferguson,…

Police arrest drunk woman at MC gas station

Police arrest drunk woman at MC gas station

MASON CITY – A West Des Moines woman was jailed Tuesday morning after an emergency call concerning her welfare. A caller reported to police that a woman was at the…

Mason City teen reported missing

Mason City teen reported missing

MASON CITY – A Mason City teen has been reported missing to law enforcement. Angel M. Haag ran away from home on Nov 30, Mason City police told NIT. “She…

Wrestling: NIACC remains sixth in rankings; Pozo, Mejias ranked No. 1

Wrestling: NIACC remains sixth in rankings; Pozo, Mejias ranked No. 1

MASON CITY – The NIACC wrestling team is ranked sixth in the NJCAA poll. The Trojans were also sixth in the preseason poll. Clackamas Community College, which was second in…

Grassley wants answers on how suspected Nazis got social security payments

Grassley wants answers on how suspected Nazis got social security payments

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley and Sen. Orrin Hatch are seeking details from the Social Security Administration and the Justice Department on Social Security benefits given to suspected ex-Nazis.  It’s…

Iowa woman convicted of killing baby daughter

Iowa woman convicted of killing baby daughter

OSKALOOSA – An Iowa woman was found guilty by a jury of killing her baby daughter. Alicia Ritenour, age 21, was found guilty last month in Mahaska County District Court…

MCPD arrests woman for theft

MCPD arrests woman for theft

MASON CITY – A North Iowa woman was arrested for theft by Mason City police. Leslie Dawn Andrews, age 40, was taken to jail by Mason City police on November…

Algona man awaiting trial on felony strangulation arrested for theft

Algona man awaiting trial on felony strangulation arrested for theft

MASON CITY – An Algona man who is spending considerable time in Mason City in recent weeks and who was out of jail on bond in a felony domestic assault…

Mason City man arrested for stealing from Wal-Mart

Mason City man arrested for stealing from Wal-Mart

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was jailed after attempting to steal from Wal-Mart. Mason City police responded to the Wal-Mart store at 4151 4th Street SW on the…

Newton woman arrested and banned from MC bar

Newton woman arrested and banned from MC bar

MASON CITY – Police discovered an unruly patron at a Mason City bar early Sunday morning and took her to jail. As Mason City police conducted a walk-through at Tailgaters…

Hampton man accused of sex abuse

Hampton man accused of sex abuse

HAMPTON – Police in Hampton took a young man to jail last week on a charge of sexual abuse. Hampton police investigated an assault and arrested 19-yearold James Thomas Cook…

UNI’s Seth Tuttle named conference player of the week

UNI’s Seth Tuttle named conference player of the week

CEDAR FALLS – University of Northern Iowa senior forward Seth Tuttle has been named the Missouri Valley Conference’s men’s basketball player of the week. It marks the fourth time in…