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Mason City man jailed after drunk dialing 911

Mason City man jailed after drunk dialing 911

MASON CITY – Police raced to the Gracious Estates trailer park Sunday to deal with a man who refused to stop dialing 911. Robert Lee Lopez, age 44, first called…

Statement by the President on the end of the combat mission in Afghanistan

Statement by the President on the end of the combat mission in Afghanistan

Statement from the White House: Today’s ceremony in Kabul marks a milestone for our country. For more than 13 years, ever since nearly 3,000 innocent lives were taken from us…

Iowa man discovered passed out drunk behind wheel of vehicle in middle of road

Iowa man discovered passed out drunk behind wheel of vehicle in middle of road

HAWKEYE, IA – He was, perhaps, so intoxicated that he stopped his vehicle in the middle of a rural Iowa road and passed out. An emergency 911 call just before…

Iowa man arrested after attacking woman and forcing sex act upon her

Iowa man arrested after attacking woman and forcing sex act upon her

ELGIN, IA – Law enforcement located and arrested a man who attacked a woman at least twice and forced a sex act upon her. On December 23, the Fayette County…

Famous singer and musician Dick Dale dies

Famous singer and musician Dick Dale dies

ALGONA – An Algona man who made his name by singing and playing music on the Lawrence Welk show has died. Richard L. “Dick” Dale, 88, of Algona, Iowa, died…

UNI men skin Jackrabbits, 74-63

UNI men skin Jackrabbits, 74-63

CEDAR FALLS – The Northern Iowa men’s basketball team continued its winning ways Sunday with a 74-63 victory over the pesky South Dakota State Jackrabbits. Sheffield’s Seth Tuttle scored 11…

Rally held to support police in Des Moines

Rally held to support police in Des Moines

DES MOINES – A rally was held Sunday in Des Moines in support of police there. Organizer Bruce Heilman and about 100 others walked in the downtown area. Many held…

Charles City man arrested for shoplifting

Charles City man arrested for shoplifting

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was arrested for shoplifting. On December 23 at about 3:08 PM, Charles City police were called to the 1400 block of South Grand…

Accident with injury reported Sunday

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A Minnesota woman was injured Sunday in a single-vehicle accident northwest of Mason City. According to the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to…

Should police get to park in handicap spot while responding to crime?

Should police get to park in handicap spot while responding to crime?

CEDAR RAPIDS – How much attention to the law should a police officer pay when he or she is doing their job? A citizen recently posted to a social media…

Study shows fast food makes you fatter and dumber

Study shows fast food makes you fatter and dumber

NIT Opinion – The sweet stench of bubbling grease and char-broiled red meat you sniff all over town doesn’t just ruin your body, a study shows, it also makes you…

Study says Iowa is fifth most “power hungry state”

Study says Iowa is fifth most “power hungry state”

NIT Opinion – Are Iowans gluttons for power? A new study released this week says “yes”, as it ranked the states that use the most power in the country based…