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Mason City man pleads guilty to drunk driving

Mason City man pleads guilty to drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man previously¬†arrested for drunk driving has pleaded guilty and is now serving jail time. Paul Curtis Hillestad, age 66, pleaded guilty this week to…

Scores dead and injured in Iraq suicide attack

Scores dead and injured in Iraq suicide attack

MADAEN, IRAQ – The United States strongly condemned a suicide attack that took place in Madaen, Iraq, on Wednesday which took the lives of a number of anti-ISIL fighters as…

Felony trial of former Forest City police officer moved to Floyd county

Felony trial of former Forest City police officer moved to Floyd county

FOREST CITY – A former police officer who is accused of trying to burn down the Forest City police station will stand trial in January in Floyd county. Thaddeus John…

Clear Lake man dies from work-related injuries

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake man has died due to injuries he sustained at work this month. Rick Keith Ott, age 63 of Clear Lake, died Tuesday, Dec. 23,…

Minnesota public officials come to defense of group that helped stage rally at Mall of America, who may face criminal charges

Minnesota public officials come to defense of group that helped stage rally at Mall of America, who may face criminal charges

BLOOMINGTON, MN – The group “Black Lives Matter Minneapolis” could be facing charges for disrupting commerce and shopping at the Mall of America after a protest they arranged there last…

Man suspected of pulling off third bank robbery in Twin Cities area

Man suspected of pulling off third bank robbery in Twin Cities area

MINNEAPOLIS – A lone black male is being sought in connection to perhaps his third bank heist since November 19 in the Twin Cities area. According to the FBI, on…

Belmond woman loses life after slippery road car crash

Belmond woman loses life after slippery road car crash

BELMOND – A two-car accident caused by a slippery road claimed the life of a Belmond woman. Tuesday morning, December 23 at just after 9 AM, twofers approached each other…

Investigation underway after cops fire weapons at man in stolen corvette

Investigation underway after cops fire weapons at man in stolen corvette

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Criminal Investigations is looking into a shooting by Council Bluffs police that occurred when a man attempted to run them over with…

Accused thief busted with drugs

Accused thief busted with drugs

MASON CITY – A Mason City man already awaiting trial on at least two separate theft cases was caught with drugs during a traffic stop. Todd Aaron Howard Hamilton Sutton,…