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Death toll in eastern Ukraine crosses 6,000, UN says in new report

Death toll in eastern Ukraine crosses 6,000, UN says in new report

GENEVA – The estimated number of people killed in eastern Ukraine since April 2014 has now passed the 6,000 mark, in spite of successive ceasefires, the UN Human Rights Office…

Former Charles City man shot dead in Des Moines

Former Charles City man shot dead in Des Moines

DES MOINES – A former Charles City man was shot and killed in Des Moines this weekend, and a suspect is in jail on a charge of murder in the…

North Iowa faces more snow, sleet, wind, possibly icy roads

North Iowa faces more snow, sleet, wind, possibly icy roads

MASON CITY – All of Iowa faces potentially hazardous winter weather over the next 48 hours, while Southern Minnesota is under a blizzard warning. According to the National Weather Service,…

Meservey woman’s death ruled accidental

Meservey woman’s death ruled accidental

MASON CITY – A woman discovered deceased at her home in Meservey died of accidental causes, the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. Brooke A. Avery, age 35, of…

National Geographic Adventurers of the Year coming to Mason City

National Geographic Adventurers of the Year coming to Mason City

MASON CITY – The Lime Creek Nature Center announced today that it is bringing renowned explorers Dave and Amy Freeman to Mason City. Since 2001 the Freeman’s have traveled over…

NIACC sports update

NIACC sports update

From the NIACC Athletic Department – Women’s basketball What’s next: The No. 6 NIACC women’s basketball team (23-5 overall, 12-2 in the ICCAC) hosts Southwestern on Tuesday in the first…

Sheriff reports scam attempt that puts personal information in jeaopardy

Sheriff reports scam attempt that puts personal information in jeaopardy

MASON CITY – Law enforcement is warning of another possible scam in the area. The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office says there is a phone scam operating in the area…

Mason City teen reported missing

Mason City teen reported missing

MASON CITY – A Mason City teen has been reported missing to police. Kassidy J. Henry was last seen with a friend on March 1, 2015, according to Mason City…

Governor Branstad to be in North Iowa this week

Governor Branstad to be in North Iowa this week

DES MOINES – Governor Terry Branstad will make stops in North Iowa this week. On Wednesday, March 4, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and Governor Terry Branstad will make separate stops…

Waldorf students to serve others in Belize over spring break

Waldorf students to serve others in Belize over spring break

FOREST CITY, IOWA – Sixteen Waldorf College students, faculty and staff will be traveling to Belize City, Belize, this March, to serve others as part of the annual campus ministry…

Kemboi leads Cyclone track team at Big 12 Championships

Kemboi leads Cyclone track team at Big 12 Championships

AMES, Iowa – Edward Kemboi led a strong final day for the Cyclones at the 2015 Big 12 Indoor Championship, re-writing Big 12 history by becoming the first athlete to…

Wisconsin wins Big Ten men’s basketball regular season title

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Following its 68-61 victory over Michigan State, Wisconsin clinched at least a share of its 18th Big Ten Championship at the Kohl Center on Sunday. Boasting a…

NIACC men begin regional tournament at Ellsworth

NIACC men begin regional tournament at Ellsworth

IOWA FALLS – The NIACC men’s basketball team begin NJCAA Region XI tournament at Ellsworth at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. NIACC (17-14 overall, 5-7 in the ICCAC) enters the tournament…

No. 6 NIACC women host Southwestern in tournament opener

No. 6 NIACC women host Southwestern in tournament opener

MASON CITY – The No. 6 NIACC women’s basketball team hosts Southwestern in the opening round of the NJCAA Region XI tournament at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. NIACC (23-5 overall, 12-2…