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Atheist: “When a God appears in front of me, I’ll believe it”

Atheist: “When a God appears in front of me, I’ll believe it”

NIT – What does it take to prove to those pesky Atheists out there that God really exists? How convincing was David Silverman, the president of the American Atheists, when…

Alaska man who took 12 trips to Cambodia to rape children convicted of federal crime

Alaska man who took 12 trips to Cambodia to rape children convicted of federal crime

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An Anchorage, Alaska, man was convicted yesterday for sexually exploiting children in Cambodia over the course of four years and attempting to arrange a child sex tourism…

Two teens injured in rollover accident

Two teens injured in rollover accident

SUMNER, IOWA – Two teens were injured after the pickup truck they were riding in entered a ditch and rolled over. On March 24 at 8:42 AM, the Fayette County…

Machete murderer set to prison for life

Machete murderer set to prison for life

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who used a machete to murder his parents on the Meskwaki Nation Settlement was sentenced today to life in federal prison without the possibility of…

New Hartford man sentenced to federal prison for skipping court

New Hartford man sentenced to federal prison for skipping court

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who failed to appear for a supervised release revocation hearing in U.S. District Court was sentenced today to more than a year in federal prison.…

Clayton Custer to transfer from Iowa State basketball team

Clayton Custer to transfer from Iowa State basketball team

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State freshman Clayton Custer has decided to transfer from the men’s basketball program, head coach Fred Hoiberg announced Tuesday. “I appreciate the work and effort Clayton…

Burglaries reported in Black Hawk county

WATERLOO – In the last week two residential burglaries have occurred in the outlying areas of Black Hawk County. Suspects are known to come to the door of a residence…

County taxes due in a week

County taxes due in a week

MASON CITY – Treasurer Patricia Wright reminds all taxpayers that 2nd half assessment year 2013 real estate taxes and assessment year 2015 mobile home taxes are due in the Treasurer’s…

NIACC now accepting entries for it annual Extreme Makeover: College Edition contest

NIACC now accepting entries for it annual Extreme Makeover: College Edition contest

MASON CITY – Since 2006, North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) has been providing adult students with an opportunity to return to college at no cost. It’s a unique makeover…

Lake Mills woman to serve community service for stealing from adult store

Lake Mills woman to serve community service for stealing from adult store

MASON CITY – A Lake Mills woman caught red-handed stealing from an adult novelty store was given community service for her crime. A theft was reported from Pure Pleasure, an…

Fire reported at Behr Iron & Metal

Fire reported at Behr Iron & Metal

MASON CITY – A fire was reported at a rural Mason City business early Tuesday. Cerro Gordo deputies responded to a call about a fire at Behr Iron & Metal, 12050…

Grassley 529 College Savings Plans language in budget before the Senate

Grassley 529 College Savings Plans language in budget before the Senate

WASHINGTON – The proposed budget outline under consideration by the Senate this week includes language from Sen. Chuck Grassley to continue and offer more flexibility for the Section 529 college…

Minneapolis cops rescue two girls from forced prostitution

Minneapolis cops rescue two girls from forced prostitution

MINNEAPOLIS – Two women arrested for prostitution in Minneapolis were found by police to be forced into their situation by a convicted sex offender, police said today. This past weekend,…

House fire takes life of Ames man

House fire takes life of Ames man

AMES – A house fire in Ames over the weekend claimed a man’s life. Ames firefighters responded to a house fire just after 11 p.m. on Sunday that took the…

Federal law enforcement seize 2,425 pounds of cocaine, arrest 3

Federal law enforcement seize 2,425 pounds of cocaine, arrest 3

  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), working jointly with the Caribbean Corridor Strike Force (CCSF) partners, seized 2,425 pounds of…

St. Ansgar man guilty of stealing from adult store

St. Ansgar man guilty of stealing from adult store

MASON CITY – A St. Ansgar man has pleaded guilty to stealing from an adult novelty store in Mason City. Michael Dobson, age 52 of St. Ansgar, pleaded guilty on…