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Iowa wins 5th straight game, beats Indiana in road contest

Iowa wins 5th straight game, beats Indiana in road contest

BLOOMINGTON, IN – The Iowa Hawkeyes are playing their best basketball of the season at the exact right time after a convincing road victory over the Indiana Hoosiers, 77-63. Aaron…

Senate to debate bill requiring Congressional approval of any agreement with Iran

Senate to debate bill requiring Congressional approval of any agreement with Iran

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding bipartisan legislation that would allow Congress to review and vote on any…

Mason City man faces probation revocation in marijuana dealing case

Mason City man faces probation revocation in marijuana dealing case

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who police say was dealing marijuana and later got a deferred judgement in that case is accused of violating his probation. Kaleb Martinez…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses Congress

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint meeting of Congress, in which he outlined his opposition to a possible deal with Iran over its nuclear program. …

Illegal alien who lived in Hampton and voted in presidential election sent to prison

Illegal alien who lived in Hampton and voted in presidential election sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – An illegal alien who assumed the identity of a U.S. citizen, obtained a U.S. passport, and voted in the 2012 presidential election was sentenced today to more…

Seth Tuttle named Larry Bird MVC Player of Year

Seth Tuttle named Larry Bird MVC Player of Year

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The 2015 MVC Larry Bird Player of the Year is senior Seth Tuttle of the University of Northern Iowa. Tuttle, the MVC’s active leader in both…

Grassley blasts use of private email to conduct government business

Grassley blasts use of private email to conduct government business

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa today made the following comment on government officials’ possible use of private email accounts for government business. “In 2013, I began looking…

Mexican man deported twice and returned to commit violent crimes in U.S. sent to federal prison

Mexican man deported twice and returned to commit violent crimes in U.S. sent to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mexican man who unlawfully re-entered the United States after having been deported following his convictions in Iowa for child endangerment and domestic abuse assault with a…

Iowa Senators propose medical cannabis reform

Iowa Senators propose medical cannabis reform

DES MOINES – Several members of the Iowa Senate today released an Iowa proposal for medical cannabis reform. If it becomes law, the legislation would allow Iowans who suffer from…

Felonious drunk driver back behind bars

Felonious drunk driver back behind bars

MASON CITY – A man who previously pleaded guilty to felony drunk driving is behind bars after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Chase Christopher Penfold, age 26, was…

Kossuth county man arrested for felony domestic assault

Kossuth county man arrested for felony domestic assault

ALGONA – A Kossuth county man was taken to jail after a domestic incident in a rural North Iowa town. Kossuth county deputies were called to a Fenton, Iowa residence…

Names released in fatal crash

Names released in fatal crash

ADEL, IOWA – Officials today released more information on a fatal crash in which two vehicles struck a house. On Saturday February 28, 2015, just after midnight, the Iowa State…

MC woman guilty in hit-and-run incident skips court and is jailed

MC woman guilty in hit-and-run incident skips court and is jailed

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman found guilty in 2012 of leaving the scene of an accident that caused a person to be injured failed to show up in…

UPDATED: Supervisors approve $500,000 for downtown development

UPDATED: Supervisors approve $500,000 for downtown development

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Board of Supervisors has approved $500,000 in aid for a redevelopment project in downtown Mason City. Eric Bookmeyer, Brent Trout, Alex Kuhn and…

City of Mason City – Calendar Year 2014 Salary List

City of Mason City – Calendar Year 2014 Salary List

MICHAEL L ADAMS $44,857.88 JACOB E ADAMSKI $1,603.14 GARY D AKINS $57,043.18 NANCY J ALEXANDER $38,582.75 ASHLEY L ALLENSTEIN $4,453.89 AARON R ANDERSON $364.00 CHRISTOPHER J ANDERSON $58,641.71 JONATHAN H…

Senator Ernst welcomes Israeli Prime Minister

Senator Ernst welcomes Israeli Prime Minister

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) will attend the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu address to a joint session of Congress. The Iowa Senator is also among…

Mom ‘n son to take trip up the river for selling dangerous drugs

Mom ‘n son to take trip up the river for selling dangerous drugs

CEDAR RAPIDS – A mother and her son who were convicted of selling synthetic cannabinoids (commonly known as “K2”) and synthetic cathinones (commonly known as “bath salts”) from two Iowa…