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Mason City man accused of stealing from grocery store

Mason City man accused of stealing from grocery store

MASON CITY – Police were called to the Faraway grocery store in Mason City Saturday afternoon for a man caught stealing. Police were summoned to Faraway, 400 North Delaware Avenue,…

Niang earns final Big 12 Player of the Week honor

Niang earns final Big 12 Player of the Week honor

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State junior Georges Niang has been honored as the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week after leading the Cyclones to wins against Oklahoma and…

Auto collision injures three Iowans

Auto collision injures three Iowans

INDEPENDENCE, IA – A nearly-head-on collision in Buchanan county injured three and is under investigation. According to the Buchanan county sheriff’s office, on Friday, March 06, 2015 at approximately 7:00…

Tuttle named finalist for Wooden Award

Tuttle named finalist for Wooden Award

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the 2015 National Ballot for the John R. Wooden Award presented by Wendy’s on ESPN College GameDay today. Selected by…

McKay named Big 12 Conference defensive player of the year

McKay named Big 12 Conference defensive player of the year

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State junior Jameel McKay became the first player in school history to be named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year and fellow junior Georges Niang…

Mason City sex offender arrested at homeless shelter after disturbance

Mason City sex offender arrested at homeless shelter after disturbance

MASON CITY – Police took a Mason city man to jail after a disturbance at a homeless shelter. Police were called to the Northern Lights Homeless Shelter for men, 307…

Northwood man arrested on serious charges in Mason City (video)

Northwood man arrested on serious charges in Mason City (video)

MASON CITY – Law enforcement converged on a traffic stop to take a wanted man into custody Saturday night. Sheriff Kevin Pals along with his Cerro Gordo deputies were called…

Northwood man awaiting trial for meth possession arrested in Mason City

Northwood man awaiting trial for meth possession arrested in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Northwood man sorting out his crimes in Worth county was stopped by police on a North End street and jailed on a theft charge. Dennis Lee…

Speech: Attorney General Holder commemorates the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma-to-Montgomery marches

Speech: Attorney General Holder commemorates the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma-to-Montgomery marches

Selma, Alabama, United States ~ Sunday, March 8, 2015 Remarks as prepared for delivery Thank you, Reverend [Leodis] Strong, for that kind introduction. It is a pleasure to be here…

Mason City man given probation for stealing from Clear Lake restaurant

Mason City man given probation for stealing from Clear Lake restaurant

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from a struggling Clear Lake restaurant before it closed for good was sentenced to probation…

Former Mason City man guilty of assault, then arrested again on warrant

Former Mason City man guilty of assault, then arrested again on warrant

MASON CITY – A man who lived in Mason City but claims to now live in Rochester was caught by police in the North End on an arrest warrant early…

Winnebago promotes Brad Stricker to Project Engineer

Winnebago promotes Brad Stricker to Project Engineer

FOREST CITY – Winnebago Industries, a leading United States (U.S.) recreation vehicle manufacturer has announced the promotion of Bradley Stricker to the position of Project Engineer. A 19-year veteran of…

Statement of President Barack Obama commemorating International Women’s Day

Statement of President Barack Obama commemorating International Women’s Day

Sunday, March 8, 2015 is International Women’s Day. The following is a statement today from President Barack Obama: As half the planet, women make immeasurable contributions to our world. They…

Wrestling: Cyclones second in conference meet

Wrestling: Cyclones second in conference meet

AMES, Iowa – The No. 8 Iowa State wrestling team (11-2 overall, 2-1 Big 12) had six finalists to finish second at the Big 12 Championships Saturday afternoon in Hilton…

Military airstrikes continue against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

Military airstrikes continue against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

SOUTHWEST ASIA – On March 7, U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using bomber aircraft to conduct an airstrike. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted…

Un-armed black teen shot dead by police in Madison, Wisconsin

Un-armed black teen shot dead by police in Madison, Wisconsin

MADISON, WI – Another un-armed black teen was shot dead, this time in Madison, Wisconsin. Police in Wisconsin’s capital city said a 19-year-old man, Tony Robinson, had been jumping in…

UNI women post 74-68 victory over Bradley

UNI women post 74-68 victory over Bradley

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa women’s basketball team posted a 74-68 win over the Bradley Braves on Saturday afternoon for Senior Day, improving to 16-13 overall.…

Three UNI Panthers vying for MAC wrestling title

Three UNI Panthers vying for MAC wrestling title

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Three Panthers are in the hunt for a Mid-American Conference wrestling title and four have secured a spot in the national tournament Saturday. No. 5 Dylan Peters…

Update: Amber Alert cancelled for missing Iowa girl

Update: Amber Alert cancelled for missing Iowa girl

SOLON, IOWA – An Amber Alert has been issued for a 9-year-old girl from Solon, Iowa. Police are searching for Brianna Elise Crane. Brianna is 4 feet tall and 85…

Iowa State beats TCU, 89-76

Iowa State beats TCU, 89-76

FORT WORTH, Texas- After a slow first half in Fort Worth, Iowa State (22-8, 12-6 Big 12) turned it around in the second half to finish the regular season with…

Iowa drubs Northwestern in season’s final home game, 69-52

Iowa drubs Northwestern in season’s final home game, 69-52

IOWA CITY – Iowa avenged an earlier road loss to Northwestern Saturday afternoon, beating the Wildcats in this season’s final home game, 69-52. Iowa finishes the regular season 21-10 overall…

UNI advances to MVC title game with 63-49 win over Loyola

UNI advances to MVC title game with 63-49 win over Loyola

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The No. 11-ranked University of Northern Iowa men’s basketball team advanced to its fifth Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship game in this history of its program…