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Fire closes Mason City sandwich store (6 photos)

Fire closes Mason City sandwich store (6 photos)

MASON CITY – A fire caused damage to a fast food sandwich store in Mason City Monday, causing it to close. The Subway store located at 421 South Illinois suffered…

Mason City teen arrested after hit-and-run collision

Mason City teen arrested after hit-and-run collision

MASON CITY – Police were called to investigate a collision Monday and discovered a teen driver behind the wheel, allegedly intoxicated. Monday at about noon, Mason City police responded to…

U.S. conducts airstrike in Somalia

U.S. conducts airstrike in Somalia

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An airstrike was conducted Monday in Somalia by U.S. military forces, the Pentagon disclosed. According to Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby, the U.S. military conducted…

Clear Lake council, county supervisors approve economic aid application for secretive warehouse project

Clear Lake council, county supervisors approve economic aid application for secretive warehouse project

CLEAR LAKE – A massive, secretive warehouse project in Clear Lake that has already received millions in assistance may get another boost after local elected officials approved an application to…

Iowa Department of Health: Influenza spreads across Iowa

Iowa Department of Health: Influenza spreads across Iowa

DES MOINES – After weeks of low to moderate influenza levels in Iowa, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reports statewide surveillance indicates flu activity is increasing. The flu…

Indonesia requests U.S. help in search for missing aircraft

Indonesia requests U.S. help in search for missing aircraft

WASHINGTON – The Indonesian government has requested U.S. assistance in the search for AirAsia Flight 8501, according to a Defense Department statement released today. “The details of that request, which…

Iowa man set free after court hearing on child porn charge

Iowa man set free after court hearing on child porn charge

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who was found to possess child porn was released from custody pending a court date next year. Paul LeClere, age 50, of Hopkinton, Iowa,…

Iowa man sent to prison for failing to register as sex offender

Iowa man sent to prison for failing to register as sex offender

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who failed to register as a sex offender was sentenced today to five years in federal prison. David Kimble, age 48, of Norway, Iowa, received…

Mason City woman to stand trial in March for drunk driving

Mason City woman to stand trial in March for drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman who was arrested for drunk driving and interference with an officer will stand trial in March. Stacey Ann Pietig, age 19, was pulled…

Critics of Mason City school district blast sub-par ranking

Critics of Mason City school district blast sub-par ranking

MASON CITY – A ranking of Iowa high schools was released recently, and local critics are blasting the Mason City school district for the low status of Mason City High…