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Opinion: What is happening at North Butler School??

By: Elizabeth Schroeder With an unclear understanding of what actually went wrong with North Butler finances, the board voted. On November 4, North Butler’s School Board made a decision to…

Mason City meth dealer gets 17 years in prison

Mason City meth dealer gets 17 years in prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man found in possession of methamphetamine was sentenced this month to more than 17 years in federal prison. Mackenzie Everett Servantez, 26, from Mason City, Iowa,…

Iowa man sentenced to over 10 years for attempted enticement of a minor

Iowa man sentenced to over 10 years for attempted enticement of a minor

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who attempted to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity was sentenced July 2, 2015 to over 10 years in federal prison. Colton Rickels,…

Youth Entrepreneurial Academy held at NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center

Youth Entrepreneurial Academy held at NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center

MASON CITY – The North Iowa Area Community College John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (NIACC JPEC) conducted the Youth Entrepreneurial Academy on June 15-19. This free annual academy is offered to…

NIACC’s Hergert earns North Plains coach of the year award

NIACC’s Hergert earns North Plains coach of the year award

MASON CITY – NIACC baseball coach Travis Hergert has been selected as the ABCA/Diamond NJCAA Division II North Plains district baseball coach of the year. Hergert, who just completed his…

Man who let friends and family remove dangerous asbestos from building sent to prison

Man who let friends and family remove dangerous asbestos from building sent to prison

SIOUX CITY – A man who knew an old YMCA building in Iowa he had purchased contained asbestos but sent his friends and family inside to remove the toxic substance…

Financial assistance program available for breast health screenings

Financial assistance program available for breast health screenings

MASON CITY — The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health is kicking off another year of their Care For Yourself Program. This program offers free mammogram and breast screening…

Mason City man arrested for stealing from Walmart

Mason City man arrested for stealing from Walmart

MASON CITY – Awaiting sentencing on a charge of felony 2nd degree theft, a Mason City man was nabbed for stealing at Walmart early Sunday. Anthony James Fickel Schoneman, age…

Man with BB gun on Southbridge Mall roof shoots woman, breaks window

Man with BB gun on Southbridge Mall roof shoots woman, breaks window

MASON CITY – In what appears to be a bizarre incident, a Mason City man took it upon himself to take to the roof of Southbridge Mall with a BB…

Man who attempted to get guns for ISIL is arrested and stabs nurse with pen

Man who attempted to get guns for ISIL is arrested and stabs nurse with pen

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An Adams, Massachusetts, man has been charged in an indictment in connection with a plot to engage in terrorism on behalf of ISIL. The announcement was made…