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Clear Lake football coach Wieck resigns

Clear Lake football coach Wieck resigns

CLEAR LAKE – Clear Lake head football coach Fred Wieck has resigned. It was announced that Wieck will work as a volunteer for his son Rudy, who is the new…

Economic Development Board approves awards to support almost $75 million in capital investments in Iowa

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board today awarded direct financial assistance and tax benefits to four companies for job creation and expansion projects. Today’s awards…

Man who tied noose around statue of black man at Mississippi college charged with federal crime

Man who tied noose around statue of black man at Mississippi college charged with federal crime

WASHINGTON – Law enforcement officials announced today that a man was charged with federal civil rights crimes for engaging in threatening conduct directed at African American students and employees at…

NIACC’s Kaputin, Monagi win 2 events at Grand View Invite

NIACC’s Kaputin, Monagi win 2 events at Grand View Invite

DES MOINES – NIACC sophomore Rellie Kaputin won the high jump and the long jump at the Grand View Invitational Friday in the Lady Trojans’ season-opening outdoor meet. Kaputin won…

Yavorski didn’t get trash-to-energy plant in Colorado, either

Yavorski didn’t get trash-to-energy plant in Colorado, either

NIT – As it turns out, Joe Yavorski never got his trash-to-energy plant built in Colorado, just as it never got built here in Mason City. You remember Joe Yavorski.…

MCFD completes training exercise (video)

MCFD completes training exercise (video)

MASON CITY – The Mason City Fire Department and ambulance conducted a training exercise Thursday evening in a parking lot near its headquarters. According to Fire Chief Bob Platts, the…

Eight live kittens found in dumpster behind North End Kum & Go

Eight live kittens found in dumpster behind North End Kum & Go

MASON CITY – The nasty behavior towards helpless animals continues in Mason City, this time with the discovery of 8 live kittens in a dumpster that were saved, but died…

Convicted sex offender accused of violating probation

Convicted sex offender accused of violating probation

MASON CITY – A Mason City man recently convicted of sexual acts with a child has found himself behind bars for violating his lenient sentence. On December 6, 2013, Cerro…

Lake Mills man accused of stealing from Fleet Farm

Lake Mills man accused of stealing from Fleet Farm

MASON CITY – A Lake Mills man accused of stealing from a Mason City business got out of the county before he was caught and brought back to jail. The…

Mason City once again passed over by Winnebago

Mason City once again passed over by Winnebago

NIT Opinion – Winnebago passed over Mason City once again, announcing today it has purchased a building in Waverly, Iowa – 50 miles further down the Avenue of the Saints…

Winnebago purchases Waverly building for manufacturing expansion

Winnebago purchases Waverly building for manufacturing expansion

FOREST CITY – Winnebago Industries, Inc. has announced a plan to purchase a 33,400 sq. ft. building in Waverly, Iowa, for expansion of the Company’s subassembly operations. “Increased consumer demand…