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Use of mobile phones while driving would be banned under bill proposed by Dept. of Public Safety

Use of mobile phones while driving would be banned under bill proposed by Dept. of Public Safety

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Safety is seeking to ban the use of mobile phones for drivers in moving vehicles. Under a new bill that will be…

Iowa tops South Florida, 80-70, behind White’s 23

Iowa tops South Florida, 80-70, behind White’s 23

IOWA CITY – Four Hawkeyes scored in double figures to lead Iowa past South Florida, 80-70. In its final pre-conference tune-up, Aaron White led Iowa with 23 points. Peter Jok…

Iowa senator introduces bill for waiting period, other restrictions on abortion

Iowa senator introduces bill for waiting period, other restrictions on abortion

DES MOINES – A North Iowa senator wants some new rules when it comes to abortions performed in this state. Under a new bill introduced by Republican senator David Johnson…

Charles City cops nab wanted man

Charles City cops nab wanted man

CHARLES CITY – A North Iowa man wanted since July on felony theft charges was caught by Charles City police. On the evening of December 18, Charles City police were…

Governor Branstad appoints Sherry Bates to the Iowa Board of Regents

Governor Branstad appoints Sherry Bates to the Iowa Board of Regents

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad today appointed Sherry Bates, of Scranton, Iowa, to the Iowa Board of Regents. “I am pleased today to appoint Sherry Bates as a…

Three-car collision leads to citation but no injuries

Three-car collision leads to citation but no injuries

MASON CITY – A three-car accident Friday in Mason City led to a citation for a woman. On Friday, December 19 at about 1:25 PM, three vehicles were westbound in…

Family-friendly ice fishing event planned

Family-friendly ice fishing event planned

MASON CITY – An ice fishing event sponsored by the Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board and Lime Creek Nature Center will be held on Saturday, January 10, from 9 –…

Jesperson named MVC Newcomer of the Week

Jesperson named MVC Newcomer of the Week

CEDAR FALLS – University of Northern Iowa junior guard Paul Jesperson has been named the Missouri Valley Conference’s men’s basketball Newcomer of the Week. Jesperson (Merrill, Wis./Merrill HS/Univ. of Virginia)…

Iowa weed dealer sentenced to prison

Iowa weed dealer sentenced to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who sold expensive “high-grade” marijuana in the Cedar Rapids area will spend 9 months in federal prison. Tyler Scheer, 26, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa…

Wanted Charles City man caught and jailed

Wanted Charles City man caught and jailed

CHARLES CITY – A man wanted for weeks by the Charles City police department on a warrant for felony criminal mischief was nabbed and jailed. An arrest warrant had been…

Charles City man accused of felony drug charges crashes car while allegedly drunk driving

Charles City man accused of felony drug charges crashes car while allegedly drunk driving

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man who just pleaded guilty earlier this month in a felony drug case and was out of jail awaiting sentencing, crashed his car early…

Iowa man receives gunshot wound while deer hunting Sunday

Iowa man receives gunshot wound while deer hunting Sunday

MARION COUNTY, IA – A Pleasantville man sustained a gunshot wound to the leg while deer hunting Sunday morning south of Knoxville. Joe Roff, 37, was hit in the leg…

Two Britt residents injured in car rollover

Two Britt residents injured in car rollover

BRITT – Two Britt residents were injured after they were ejected from their car during a rollover accident late Sunday night. A 1999 Ford Contour driven by Timothy Monson was…