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City officials to hold public meeting on 19th Street SE extension

City officials to hold public meeting on 19th Street SE extension

MASON CITY – A project planned in Mason City to extend 19th Street SE will be discussed at an “informal public information meeting” held at city hall later this week.…

Rep. Sharon Steckman joins calls for special session to override governor’s vetoes

Rep. Sharon Steckman joins calls for special session to override governor’s vetoes

MASON CITY – Democratic Representative Sharon Steckman is calling on the legislature she serves in to meet in a special session and over-ride the vetoes handed down last week by…

UPDATED: Car rolls off highway north of Mason City, couple flees scene (photos)

UPDATED: Car rolls off highway north of Mason City, couple flees scene (photos)

MASON CITY – A couple who were involved in a car rollover accident north of Mason City fled the scene as concerned citizens searched for them, leading to the arrest…

Investigation launched after Iowa woman found dead along side of road

Investigation launched after Iowa woman found dead along side of road

LOGAN, IOWA – An Iowa woman was found dead along the side of a road, and investigators are searching for clues.. On July 4, 2015, at approximately 11:00 PM, a…

Shop opens in downtown Mason City offering a little of everything

Shop opens in downtown Mason City offering a little of everything

MASON CITY – An experienced retailer has opened up shop in downtown Mason City, offering a little of everything for the curious to browse through. On May 1, Joyce Schneider…

Three youths stopped after alleged theft of beer from Wal-Mart

Three youths stopped after alleged theft of beer from Wal-Mart

MASON CITY – The latest call for help from Wal-Mart in Mason City for police assistance involved three teens who stole beer and fled the area, only to be caught…

Aplington woman pleads guilty to Social Security fraud

Aplington woman pleads guilty to Social Security fraud

CEDAR RAPIDS – A woman who committed Social Security Fraud for approximately eleven years pled guilty on July 2, 2015, in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Angela Carmichael, 49, from…

Iowa City Considering Ban on E-Cigs in Public Places

Iowa City Considering Ban on E-Cigs in Public Places

Submitted to NIT: Ever since the popularity of electronic cigarettes has started to grow, people have been trying to get governments to ban them based on all different types of…

Police in Fort Dodge investigate stabbing, shooting incidents

Police in Fort Dodge investigate stabbing, shooting incidents

FORT DODGE – Police in Fort Dodge are investigating two separate, violent incidents that left two males injured. According to Fort Dodge police, a willful injury crime took place on…

Foundation awards over $87,000 in grants in Cerro Gordo county

Foundation awards over $87,000 in grants in Cerro Gordo county

CERRO GORDO COUNTY – The Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation awarded 36 grants totaling $87,314.58 to local nonprofits and government entities for community projects at its awards ceremony on June…