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Governor Branstad requests Presidential Disaster Declaration for 19 counties

Governor Branstad requests Presidential Disaster Declaration for 19 counties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Governor Terry E. Branstad on Wednesday signed a letter to be delivered to President Obama requesting a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 19 Iowa counties where significant damage…

Ted Cruz’ dad to speak for Franklin county Republicans

Ted Cruz’ dad to speak for Franklin county Republicans

HAMPTON – On the heels of a very successful week featuring visits from two candidates for the GOP’s 2016 Presidential nomination, the Republican Party of Franklin County says it is…

Hillary and Trump sliding in polls

Hillary and Trump sliding in polls

DES MOINES – Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is behind or on the wrong side of a too-close-to-call result in matchups with three leading Republican contenders, U.S. Sen. Marco…

Plymouth man arrested for domestic assault

Plymouth man arrested for domestic assault

PLYMOUTH – A Plymouth man was jailed for domestic assault. Cerro Gordo deputies responded to a report of a domestic situation on July 18, just before 10 PM, in Plymouth.…

Branstad to allow more armed personnel at National Guard facilities

Branstad to allow more armed personnel at National Guard facilities

DES MOINES – Iowa Gov. Terry E. Branstad, as the commander-in-chief of the Iowa National Guard, today authorized Maj. Gen. Timothy Orr to strengthen current security measures and arm additional…

Feds punish Discover for deceiving customers

Feds punish Discover for deceiving customers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against Discover Bank and its affiliates for illegal private student loan servicing practices. The CFPB found that Discover overstated…

Cops can’t say whether officer was ticketed or victim of prank

Cops can’t say whether officer was ticketed or victim of prank

MASON CITY – Ticketed or not? Police were’t able to say today when NIT asked whether an officer was ticketed Tuesday while parked at the Cerro Gordo county courthouse. An…

Sheriff Pals mum on possible internal investigation

Sheriff Pals mum on possible internal investigation

MASON CITY – NIT was recently informed of a possible investigation at the Cerro Gorco county jail into alleged activities between a law enforcement officer and a female inmate. According…

Hawkeyes lose offensive lineman

Hawkeyes lose offensive lineman

IOWA CITY, Iowa – – University of Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz announced Wednesday that offensive lineman Reid Sealby will transfer from the Hawkeye football program. “Reid has chosen…

Globe’s Skipper and Schuessler sucker-punched George Barlas

Globe’s Skipper and Schuessler sucker-punched George Barlas

Opinion by Matt Marquardt – John Skipper and Arian Schuessler sucker-punched George Barlas this weekend. Since John Skipper is too talentless to point a camera and hit the “record” button,…

Democrats announce this year’s “Wing Ding” featuring Hillary and other big names

Democrats announce this year’s “Wing Ding” featuring Hillary and other big names

CLEAR LAKE – Tickets are now available to be purchased if you care to attend this year’s Democratic “Wing Ding”. The Annual Iowa Wing Ding will be the largest ever…