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President responds to report on CIA torture

President responds to report on CIA torture

Statement by the President Report of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence: Throughout our history, the United States of America has done more than any other nation to stand up…

Health Department announces first confirmed flu case in county

Health Department announces first confirmed flu case in county

MASON CITY — The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health has confirmed a positive case of influenza (flu) in our county. With this recent case, Disease Prevention and Investigation Specialists…

MC school board narrowly decides to continue sharing of superintendent with Clear Lake

MC school board narrowly decides to continue sharing of superintendent with Clear Lake

MASON CITY – The school districts in Mason City and Clear Lake will continue to share a superintendent after a narrow vote to continue the arrangement Monday night by the…

Mason City man pleads guilty to serious assault connected to summer melee on Monroe

Mason City man pleads guilty to serious assault connected to summer melee on Monroe

MASON CITY – A guilty plea has been entered in a serious assault case against a man in connection to a rumble that stretched several blocks along Monroe Avenue this…

Senate report details CIA use of torture

Senate report details CIA use of torture

WASHINGTON – A report released today by the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee outlines the barbaric use of torture by CIA interrogators and says it wasn’t effective. The report goes into…

Des Moines cops catch bank robber

Des Moines cops catch bank robber

DES MOINES – Des Moines police detectives have made an arrest in the investigation into a bank robbery Monday where a woman walked into a bank, demanded money and then…

Dangerous burned up house now demolished

Dangerous burned up house now demolished

NIT Opinion – The dirt is still moist, fresh and black at the former location of the burned-out house at 202 12th SE. That was the house that was severely…

Governor Branstad travels to New York to lobby for jobs

Governor Branstad travels to New York to lobby for jobs

NEW YORK – Governor Terry Branstad is in New York City today working to bring jobs and business investment to Iowa. Branstad will be in the Big Apple from Tuesday…

Waterloo woman gets 5 years in prison for driving drunk in Cerro Gordo county

Waterloo woman gets 5 years in prison for driving drunk in Cerro Gordo county

MASON CITY – A Waterloo woman who avoided sentencing in a drunk driving case in Cerro Gordo county was sentenced to 5 years in prison Monday. Bianca Lynn Tebbs, age…

Former Mississippi man remains jailed in domestic assault case

Former Mississippi man remains jailed in domestic assault case

MASON CITY – A former Mississippi man remains jailed after a domestic incident last month. Officers were dispatched to 319 South Rhode Island Avenue at about 5:11 PM November 24…

Britt woman to stand trial for stealing from Wal-Mart

Britt woman to stand trial for stealing from Wal-Mart

MASON CITY – A Britt woman will stand trail later this month in a theft case. Mason city police were called to the Wal-Mart store at 4151 4th Street SW…

Hearing set for woman accused of felony theft

Hearing set for woman accused of felony theft

MASON CITY – A woman accused of stealing from a store in Southbridge Mall she worked at has a hearing set and a public defender. Megan Marie Williamson, age 21,…

Clear Lake man accused of domestic abuse in jail for violating protective order

Clear Lake man accused of domestic abuse in jail for violating protective order

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake man accused of domestic assault is in jail for violating the protective order in the case. Chad Thomas West, age 43, was jailed Monday…

Clear Lake man guilty of second offense drunk driving

Clear Lake man guilty of second offense drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Clear Lake man arrested earlier this year for his second drunk driving offense has pleaded guilty. Michael Lee Magnan, age 34 of Clear Lake, entered a…