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Woman smashes side of Dollar General store with Blazer (photos)

Woman smashes side of Dollar General store with Blazer (photos)

MASON CITY – A woman may have accelerated when she intended to stop Thursday afternoon, hurtling her Blazer SUV into the side of the Dollar General store in downtown Mason…

Lady of the Lake evacuated during fire

Lady of the Lake evacuated during fire

CLEAR LAKE – No one was hurt today in Clear Lake as the Lady of the Lake boat was evacuated for a fire. The Cerro Gordo sheriff’s office said that…

Iowa Choral Directors’ Association Summer Symposium to be held at NIACC

Iowa Choral Directors’ Association Summer Symposium to be held at NIACC

MASON CITY – The Iowa Choral Directors’ Association (ICDA) Summer Convention and Symposium will return to Mason City on July 26-30. In its 41st year being held at North Iowa…

ISU quarterback Richardson named to pre-season award watch list

ISU quarterback Richardson named to pre-season award watch list

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State quarterback Sam Richardson has been named to the preseason watch list for the Manning Award, given annually to the nation’s top quarterback. The Manning Award…

Grassley wants low income housing funding programs investigated

Grassley wants low income housing funding programs investigated

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa asked the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review various aspects of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program, including federal oversight of the program.…

The Benefits of Having Solar Panels Installed on Your Business

Solar power is becoming increasingly popular all over the world as more people and businesses move away from dirty, expensive fuel and move towards clean, affordable energy. Even though solar…

Cops sent to arrest out-of-control man

Cops sent to arrest out-of-control man

MASON CITY – Police were called to the downtown area late Monday night to arrest a man they say was out-of-control. According to Mason City police, a disturbance was reported…

Mason City man arrested for domestic assault

Mason City man arrested for domestic assault

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was jailed after police were called to a physical domestic dispute. Mason City police were dispatched to 1603 South Hampshire Avenue on July…

Riceville woman caught stealing at Walmart

Riceville woman caught stealing at Walmart

MASON CITY – A Riceville woman was jailed after she was caught allegedly trying to steal from Walmart. Mason City police were dispatched to Walmart, 4151 4th Street SW, on…

Violent incident leads to arrest of Mason City man

Violent incident leads to arrest of Mason City man

MASON CITY – Police were called to a Mason City residence after a report of a domestic situation. Jonathan Lee Halverson was arrested by Mason City police on July 12…

Fish kill in Franklin county linked to egg washwater

Fish kill in Franklin county linked to egg washwater

HAMPTON – The DNR has identified the source of a fish kill reported July 15 along an estimated 1.5 miles of Maynes Creek three miles southwest of Hampton. The DNR…

Mason City ethanol plant slapped with fine for violating air quality

Mason City ethanol plant slapped with fine for violating air quality

MASON CITY – Golden Grain Energy, a Mason City ethanol plant, must pay a $10,000 fine for air quality violations. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources published an administrative content order…