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NIACC sports update

MASON CITY – The following was sent from the NIACC Athletic Department: Men’s basketball What’s next: The NIACC men’s basketball team returns to action Tuesday at home against the AIB…

Mason City man arrested for domestic abuse assault

Mason City man arrested for domestic abuse assault

MASON CITY – Police were called to a Mason City rental house after a man allegedly kicked his girlfriend. Mason City police arrived at 420 4th Street NW at about…

Feds announce new policies aimed at banning consideration of race and ethnicity in federal investigations

Feds announce new policies aimed at banning consideration of race and ethnicity in federal investigations

WASHINGTON –The federal government says it wants nothing to do with “profiling” of suspects in federal government investigations. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that the Justice Department will…

Woman walks away from Des Moines bank after robbing it

Woman walks away from Des Moines bank after robbing it

DES MOINES – A woman walked into a Des Moines bank today, displayed no weapon and robbed it, then walked out. Now, police are searching for her. Des Moines Police…

No one injured in two-car crash

No one injured in two-car crash

MASON CITY – Drivers of two cars involved in a crash Monday in downtown Mason City declined medical attention. The accident occurred around 4 PM at 1st Street NW and…

VI-COR sold to New Jersey company

VI-COR sold to New Jersey company

EWING, N.J. – Church & Dwight has completed the acquisition of Varied Industries Corporation (VI-COR), a Mason City manufacturing business. The Company signed an agreement to acquire the assets of VI-COR, a…

Accused arsonist and truck thief pleads not guilty

Accused arsonist and truck thief pleads not guilty

MASON CITY – A paroled Clear Lake man who went on what police described as a “crime spree” in October which ended with a burned up pickup truck will stand…

Egloff house still set to move

Egloff house still set to move

MASON CITY – A unique house that was flooded in 2008 has been moved off its foundation and appears ready to make the trip several blocks to its new home.…

Rockwell apartment burglarized

Rockwell apartment burglarized

ROCKWELL – A Rockwell apartment was burglarized sometime Sunday and law enforcement has no suspects at this time. Several electronic items were stolen from an apartment in Rockwell, a citizen…

Grant awarded to group working to improve Mason City park

Grant awarded to group working to improve Mason City park

MASON CITY – The Mason City Clinic Charitable Giving Fund has awarded a $500 grant to the Friends of Murphy Park project, the group reported today. Friends of Murphy Park…

Ames police crack down on party buses

Ames police crack down on party buses

AMES – Law enforcement in Ames conducted safety and law violation checks on party buses recently due to reported incidents of law breaking. The Ames police department said that the…

Deer struck by car sent flying into second vehicle, injures child

Deer struck by car sent flying into second vehicle, injures child

ROCHESTER, MN – A deer was struck by a car and sent hurtling into a second vehicle, and a child was injured in the accident. According to the Minnesota State…

FBI says over 7,000 people were victims of hate crimes last year

FBI says over 7,000 people were victims of hate crimes last year

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FBI reports that there were over 7,000 victims of hate crimes in America last year. Today, the FBI released Hate Crime Statistics, 2013, the Uniform Crime Reporting…

Jake Ketzner named legislative liaison for Branstad, Reynolds

Jake Ketzner named legislative liaison for Branstad, Reynolds

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced that Jake Ketzner will serve as the Governor’s Office legislative liaison. Ketzner replaces Adam Gregg, who was…

Gov. Branstad names Adam Gregg Iowa State Public Defender

Gov. Branstad names Adam Gregg Iowa State Public Defender

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad today announced that Adam Gregg has been named as Iowa State Public Defender. Gregg replaces Sam Langholz, who left the position to pursue a…

MC school board to meet Monday night

MC school board to meet Monday night

MASON CITY – The Mason City school board will meet Monday night and determine the next moves on the demolition of Madison School. According to the published agenda, the Board…

MC School district offers new access to board members

MC School district offers new access to board members

MASON CITY – A new web page offered by the Mason City school district offers unprecedented access to the the school board. In a new development, the district alerted local…