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Senators urge government to OK consumption of red meat in health diet

Senators urge government to OK consumption of red meat in health diet

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 29 U.S. Senators – including Joni Ernst and Charles Grassley – sent a bipartisan letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Department…

Liberal Iowa political group peeved that Rep. Upmeyer is ignoring request for info

Liberal Iowa political group peeved that Rep. Upmeyer is ignoring request for info

From Progress Iowa, a liberal political group: 424 days ago, Progress Iowa submitted a request for information to Iowa House Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer, in order to clarify which members…

Mason City man caught drunk driving

Mason City man caught drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was stopped early Sunday morning by a State Trooper and charged with drunk driving and drug possession. At about 1:50 AM on Sunday,…

Fort Dodge cops shoot pit bull

Fort Dodge cops shoot pit bull

FORT DODGE – Police in Fort Dodge were called to deal with two aggressive pit bills this weekend and had to shoot one of them before the owner of the…

Wanted Mason City man caught in Floyd county

Wanted Mason City man caught in Floyd county

MASON CITY – A wanted Mason City man was arrested in Floyd county and taken to the county jail after skipping his court date last month. On January 12, at…

Minneapolis cops arrest man prohibited from carrying a gun

Minneapolis cops arrest man prohibited from carrying a gun

MINNEAPOLIS – An alert Minneapolis police officer spotted a man removing a gun from his waistband and arrested him. According to Minneapolis police, on March 15th, 2015 just before 12:30…

Mason City woman guilty of felony drunk driving, assault

Mason City woman guilty of felony drunk driving, assault

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman recently pleaded guilty to felony drunk driving in Hancock county. Karyn Schoeller, age 50 of Mason City, pled guilty to third offense operating…

Police investigate woman who displayed box cutter on transit bus

Police investigate woman who displayed box cutter on transit bus

MASON CITY – A woman allegedly displayed a box cutter on a Mason City Transit bus, police say, and the incident is under investigation. Two unrelated incidents took place on…

Missing Iowa man found in lake

Missing Iowa man found in lake

SOLDIER, IOWA – Authorities believe they have found the body of an Iowa man who went missing last year as he tried to rescue his dog on a frozen lake.…

Iowan dead after falling asleep, crashing car

Iowan dead after falling asleep, crashing car

DALLAS COUNTY – A driver who fell asleep behind the wheel was killed during a crash early Monday morning in central Iowa. According to the Iowa State Patrol, a 2005…

Butler county kidnapper loses appeal

Butler county kidnapper loses appeal

DES MOINES – A Man convicted in Butler county of first degree kidnapping and sentenced to prison for life has lost an appeal. Jeremiah Johnson appealed a district court’s denial…

Mason City residents begin cleaning up after a long winter

Mason City residents begin cleaning up after a long winter

MASON CITY – Village Co-op members turned out this weekend to clean up along the Taft Ave. walking trail between the Plaza West shopping center and 4th St. NW. A…