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Trial date set for man accused of breaking into man’s apartment and assaulting him

Trial date set for man accused of breaking into man’s apartment and assaulting him

MASON CITY – A trial date has been set for a Mason City man accused of breaking into an apartment and assaulting a man who lives there. Two men were…

Charles City man facing domestic abuse trial arrested for violating no-contact order

Charles City man facing domestic abuse trial arrested for violating no-contact order

CHARLES CITY – Police in Charles City arrested a man Thursday for violating a no-contact order in a domestic abuse case. On March 5 at about 2:00 AM, Charles City…

Cause of fatal Fort Dodge fire undetermined

Cause of fatal Fort Dodge fire undetermined

FORT DODGE – The cause of a fire at a Fort Dodge rental house that took the lives of a young mother and two children has been declared undetermined. An…

Woman who just took plea deal on drunk driving charge caught again

Woman who just took plea deal on drunk driving charge caught again

MASON CITY – Some people never learn, as may be evident with one Mason City woman who last month took a plea deal in a second offense drunk driving case…

Golden Grain gives governor a t-shirt to celebrate production milestone

Golden Grain gives governor a t-shirt to celebrate production milestone

MASON CITY – A local ethanol producer celebrated a milestone Wednesday by giving Governor Terry Branstad a t-shirt. Golden Grain Energy’s ethanol plant in Mason City produced its billionth gallon…

Hillary Clinton email scandal: “I want the public to see my email”

Hillary Clinton email scandal: “I want the public to see my email”

NIT – In a scandal that just keeps getting worse for former First Lady and assumed Democratic front-running 2016 candidate for President Hillary Clinton, she has now asked the State…

Charles City, Bremer county named as Certified Connected Communities

Charles City, Bremer county named as Certified Connected Communities

CHARLES CITY – Legislative leaders and local officials have joined Connect Iowa to recognize Charles City and nearby Bremer County for becoming Certified Connected Communities and releasing its technology action…

Illegal alien and aggravated felon from Mexico sent to federal prison

Illegal alien and aggravated felon from Mexico sent to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who illegally re-entered the United States from Mexico was sentenced February 27, 2015, to 7 months in in federal prison. Christian Vargas-Ortiz, age 22, from…

Gov. Branstad signs six bills into law

Gov. Branstad signs six bills into law

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad today signed the following six bills into law: House File 123: an Act making a statutory correction to remove an inconsistency regarding the employment…

Man who robbed Cedar Rapids bank caught 6 hours later

Man who robbed Cedar Rapids bank caught 6 hours later

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who allegedly robbed a Cedar Rapids bank Wednesday afternoon didn’t stay free for long. Cedar Rapids Police announced that they have arrested and charged a…

Rockford Fire Department to receive $2,500 donation from Floyd county farmer

Rockford Fire Department to receive $2,500 donation from Floyd county farmer

ROCKFORD – A Floyd county man has selected the Rockford Fire Department as the recipient of a $2,500 donation to be made in his name. Donald Buseman, a Floyd county…

Five arrested after weed discovered in apartment

Five arrested after weed discovered in apartment

MANCHESTER, IA – Police arrested five people after investigating a trespassing incident in this small Iowa town. According to a statement from Manchester, Iowa Chief of Police James R. Hauschild…