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Were Republicans wrong to write letter to Iran, warning of nuke agreement? Petition wants them charged with a crime

Were Republicans wrong to write letter to Iran, warning of nuke agreement?  Petition wants them charged with a crime

NIT – Some say that the 47 Republican Senators who wrote a letter to the leaders of Iran and warned that any deal signed with President Barack Obama on their…

Iowa man caught with illegal drugs

Iowa man caught with illegal drugs

ATLANTIC – An Iowa man was stopped and arrested after he was found to be in possession of illegal drugs. On March 7, 2015, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office arrested…

Mason City man arrested for public intox

Mason City man arrested for public intox

MASON CITY – Law enforcement searched for a suspicious individual early Thursday morning and located him outside a children’s theatre before taking him to jail. A Cerro Gordo deputy responded…

Ernst questions whether U.S. military equipment falling into militia groups supported or controlled by Iran

Ernst questions whether U.S. military equipment falling into militia groups supported or controlled by Iran

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) sent a letter to President Obama calling for a detailed response regarding circumstances in which‎ equipment has potentially been provided to Iraqi…

Governor Branstad takes questions from the public (video)

Governor Branstad takes questions from the public (video)

DES MOINES – Gov. Branstad takes questions on getting youth involved in government, legalizing marijuana and road funding. The governor says he is not in favor of legalizing marijuana, due…

Alliant Energy says is working to protect eagles from electrocution

Alliant Energy says is working to protect eagles from electrocution

From Alliant Energy – In the last week, one of the famous Decorah Eaglets was killed on one of our poles in rural Keokuk County. It was about 150 miles…

Mason City felon arrested after disturbance at hotel

Mason City felon arrested after disturbance at hotel

MASON CITY – Police rushed to a Mason City hotel late Wednesday night to deal with a potentially violent situation. An emergency 911 call was made by a female at…

Attorney for family of Iowa woman shot and killed by police officer questions county attorney on decision not to file charges

Attorney for family of Iowa woman shot and killed by police officer questions county attorney on decision not to file charges

The attorney who represents family of a deceased Iowa woman who was shot and killed by a Burlington, Iowa police officer is questioning the county attorney involved in the case,…

Grassley: “Criminals market illegal drugs like candy to appeal to kids”

Grassley: “Criminals market illegal drugs like candy to appeal to kids”

WASHINGTON — Iowa Senator Charles Grassley has an unlikely ally in a battle to punish drug dealers who prey on children. Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today…

Mason City domestic abuser loses appeal

Mason City domestic abuser loses appeal

DES MOINES – A Mason City man sent to prison lost the appeal of his three prison sentences. Bernard Jamal Ware, age 23, appealed the judgment imposed on his criminal…

Nashua man facing two drunk driving charges arrested for public intox in Charles City

Nashua man facing two drunk driving charges arrested for public intox in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – A Nashua man already facing potentially his third and fourth drunk driving convictions was jailed in Charles City after police say he had a few too many…

Returns totaling $1 billion await taxpayers

Returns totaling $1 billion await taxpayers

WASHINGTON — Federal income tax refunds totaling $1 billion may be waiting for an estimated one million taxpayers who did not file a federal income tax return for 2011, the…

Two Ferguson, Missouri police officers shot

Two Ferguson, Missouri police officers shot

FERGUSON, MISSOURI – The FBI is now involved in the investigation into the shooting of two police officers in the troubled town of Ferguson, Missouri Wednesday night. The shooting of…

One injured in two-car accident in Charles City

One injured in two-car accident in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – One person was injured and over $10,000 in damage was produced in a two-car accident in Charles City. The accident occurred on March 6 at about 2:45…

Iowa Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in Decorah

Iowa Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in Decorah

DES MOINES – On Wednesday, April 8, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Decorah, Iowa. The proceeding will take place in the Decorah High School Auditorium, 100…

Narcotics search warrant executed at Mason City house

Narcotics search warrant executed at Mason City house

MASON CITY – A narcotics search warrant was recently conducted at a Mason City house. Mason City police told NIT that on the evening of March 10, a narcotics search…

Iowa GOP selects Boone for August 8 straw poll (video)

Iowa GOP selects Boone for August 8 straw poll (video)

BOONE, IOWA – The Iowa Republican Party announced Thursday that the Iowa Straw Poll will be held at the Central Iowa Expo in Boone for the first time since it…

Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds announce the launch of mobile app they say will further increase transparency

Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds announce the launch of mobile app they say will further increase transparency

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced the launch of the administration’s use of Meerkat, a mobile application that allows individuals to live-stream…

Drunk mudder jailed in Chuck Town

Drunk mudder jailed in Chuck Town

CHARLES CITY – Police arrested a Charles City man who they say was drunk and recklessly “mudding” in a yard. Charles City police received a complaint about a disturbance on…

Largest U.S. banks struggle in latest “stress tests”

Largest U.S. banks struggle in latest “stress tests”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The largest U.S.-based bank holding companies continue to build their capital levels and to strengthen their ability to lend to households and businesses during a period marked by…

Marine killed after civilian aircraft crash

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Arizona — A T-59 Hawk, civilian aircraft, crashed at approximately 11:45 a.m. on a MCAS Yuma runway today. The aircraft crash impacted a government vehicle,…

Are you a low-income victim of domestic violence living with HIV/AIDS? Grant may be available for you

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it will take the next step toward an exploratory grant program to assist low-income victims of domestic violence…