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Mason City woman sent to jail for violating probation in case where she rammed woman’s car

Mason City woman sent to jail for violating probation in case where she rammed woman’s car

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman who was given deferred judgements and probation after an incident in which she allegedly flew into a rage and went after her ex-boyfriend…

Sex offender pleads not guilty in prostitution sting case

Sex offender pleads not guilty in prostitution sting case

MASON CITY – A North Iowa sex offender who became ensnared in a prostitution sting has pleaded not guilty and awaits trial. Tier 3 registered sex offender Albert Eugene Struecker,…

Police warn of rental scam on web

Police warn of rental scam on web

MASON CITY – Mason City police are warning of a potential scam involving houses for rent in Mason City listed on a popular bulletin board website. A person seeking a…

Domestic abuser guilty in prostitution sting

Domestic abuser guilty in prostitution sting

MASON CITY – A North Iowa man previously convicted of domestic abuse has pled guilty in prostitution sting case and is in jail. On June 18, 2015, the Mason City…

Shawn Dietz offers Cruz endorsement

Shawn Dietz offers Cruz endorsement

HAMPTON – Wednesday morning, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz received the endorsement of 2014 Republican State Senate candidate Shawn Dietz. Dietz is highly active in Republican politics and has been part…

Jitters Coffee Bar getting drive-up window

Jitters Coffee Bar getting drive-up window

MASON CITY – A local coffee shop is getting an upgrade. Jitters Coffee Bar Downtown > Outback in downtown Mason City is having a drive-up window installed at this time.…

Firefighter association president charged with theft

Firefighter association president charged with theft

LE CLAIRE, IOWA – State criminal investigators have charged the president of an Iowa firefighter’s association with theft. On June 11, 2015, the Le Claire Police Department requested assistance from…

Gov. Branstad participates in roundtable discussion for “Future Ready Iowa” initiative

Gov. Branstad participates in roundtable discussion for “Future Ready Iowa” initiative

DES MOINES – Iowa Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday held the first of a series of roundtable meetings across the state to focus on…

Freshman Hawkeye wrestler falls in bronze medal match

Freshman Hawkeye wrestler falls in bronze medal match

SALVADOR, Brazil — University of Iowa freshman Sam Stoll lost 5-1 to Turkey’s Osman Yildirim in the bronze medal match at the 2015 UWW Junior World Championships on Wednesday. Stoll,…

Iowa felon sent to prison for possessing a pistol

Iowa felon sent to prison for possessing a pistol

CEDAR RAPIDS – A convicted felon who possessed a firearm in Dubuque last November was sentenced this week to 135 months in federal prison. Charles Michael Pledge a/k/a “Tennessee”, age…

Walking school bus volunteer and student registration open

Walking school bus volunteer and student registration open

MASON CITY – The Mason City Community School District’s Walking School Bus Program is gearing up for the 2015-2016 school year. The Walking School Bus Program utilizes adult volunteers to…

Knife-wielding New Yorkers allegedly attacked law enforcement officers, tried to support ISIS

Knife-wielding New Yorkers allegedly attacked law enforcement officers, tried to support ISIS

NEW YORK – This week, a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of New York returned an indictment charging Munther Omar Saleh, 20, of Queens, New York, with conspiring…

Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley to launch “Rebuild the American Dream” tour at Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES – Today, Thursday, August 13th, Governor Martin O’Malley will roll out his 15 Goals to Rebuild the American Dream at the Iowa State Fair Soapbox in Des Moines,…