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Hampton ponders enacting curfew for Homecoming week; public meeting set

Hampton ponders enacting curfew for Homecoming week; public meeting set

HAMPTON – High school football is over, and next season is a distant thought for some, except for public officials in Hampton who want to put a stop to vandalous…

Minnesota truck driver hospitalized after passing out on Avenue in Floyd county

Minnesota truck driver hospitalized after passing out on Avenue in Floyd county

FLOYD COUNTY – A Minnesota truck driver was taken by ambulance to Mercy hospital Wednesday afternoon after passing out behind the wheel and crashing his truck. Gailen Nelson, age 67…

Nora Springs man charged with felony theft of $10K skid loader

Nora Springs man charged with felony theft of $10K skid loader

MASON CITY – A Nora Springs man and Manly bar owner is charged by Mason City police in the theft of a $10,000 skid loader. Joseph John Siems, age 41,…

Smoldering cigarette butt leads to evac of Kirk Apartments in downtown Mason City

Smoldering cigarette butt leads to evac of Kirk Apartments in downtown Mason City

MASON CITY – Mason City Firefighters were called to the Kirk Apartments for a fire alarm Wednesday night, leading to a partial evacuation of the building. There was a light…

NIACC women remain No. 2 in NJCAA Division II poll

NIACC women remain No. 2 in NJCAA Division II poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s basketball team remained No. 2 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Wednesday. NIACC (8-1 overall) was ranked seventh in the preseason poll and…

NIACC’s Ford-Washington selected as ICCAC player of the week

NIACC’s Ford-Washington selected as ICCAC player of the week

MASON CITY – For the second time this season, NIACC sophomore Sierra Ford-Washington has been selected as the ICCAC women’s basketball player of the week. Ford-Washington, who is from Richfield,…

Two men injured in crash after driver falls asleep at the wheel

Two men injured in crash after driver falls asleep at the wheel

ADAIR COUNTY – A man fell asleep at the wheel after leaving the Des Moines area on Interstate 80, sending his truck crashing down an embankment into a creek. According…

NIACC men stop AIB JV, 89-48

NIACC men stop AIB JV, 89-48

MASON CITY – Sophomore Jason Kay led four players in double figures with a season-high 15 points as the NIACC men’s basketball team topped the AIB Junior Varsity 89-48 Tuesday…

Hovland elected as Cerro Gordo GOP Chair

Hovland elected as Cerro Gordo GOP Chair

MASON CITY – Barbara Hovland was elected as Chair of the Cerro Gordo County GOP, and Daniel Winegarden was elected as Co-Chair, on December 8th at the regularly scheduled meeting…

Britt man found deceased near Algona

Britt man found deceased near Algona

ALGONA – A Britt man was found deceased last week in a vehicle near Algona James Becker, 48, of Britt passed away Friday, December 5, 2014 after he was found…

Two found dead in Coralville hotel

Two found dead in Coralville hotel

CORALVILLE, IA – An investigation is underway in Coralville after two persons were found dead in a hotel room there. At about 6:38 PM Tuesday evening, Coralville police were summoned…

Hawkeyes stifle Alcorn State, 67-44

Hawkeyes stifle Alcorn State, 67-44

IOWA CITY – Fran McCaffery’s Iowa Hawkeyes have made defense a staple this season, helping lead them to another victory Tuesday night as they beat Alcorn State 67-44. Four Hawkeyes…