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Josh Byrnes laments failed attempt at House Speaker position

Josh Byrnes laments failed attempt at House Speaker position

OSAGE – North Iowa Republican legislator Josh Byrnes came up short in his bid to become the next House Speaker, but says he feels encouraged by the support he saw…

Park Board meeting minutes reveal more on $36 million hotel/arena project

Park Board meeting minutes reveal more on $36 million hotel/arena project

MASON CITY – City hall continues to wheel and deal mostly out of the public eye on a $36 million dollar downtown project, park board minutes show. The reason this…

Determan no stranger to cashing in on overtime; collected nearly $9,000 in last year on city job

Determan no stranger to cashing in on overtime; collected nearly $9,000 in last year on city job

MASON CITY – As Angela Determan exited her real job working for the people of Mason City and headed to the Blue Zone, she cashed in for thousands of dollars…

Perfect day to move a house (photos and video)

Perfect day to move a house (photos and video)

MASON CITY – It was a perfect day to move a house – and watch it get moved – as folks lined up in East Park to catch a peek…

City employee who used vulgar language on social media in reference to taxpaying citizen now under investigation

City employee who used vulgar language on social media in reference to taxpaying citizen now under investigation

MASON CITY – City administrator Brent Trout has responded to a situation where a city employee allegedly used vulgar language in reference to a citizen. SOCIAL MEDIA POST AND EMAIL…

Two Rochester, MN residents jailed in Chickasaw county

Two Rochester, MN residents jailed in Chickasaw county

NEW HAMPTON, IOWA – Two people from Rochester, Minnesota were jailed this week after a traffic stop in Chickasaw county. On 16 Aug 2015, around 10:43 PM, a traffic stop…

Linda Upmeyer named new House Speaker

Linda Upmeyer named new House Speaker

CLEAR LAKE – One of North Iowa’s most prominent politicians has gained a new rank in the Iowa Legislature. Linda Upmeyer of Clear Lake has been name the new House…

Clear Lake woman caught drunk driving

Clear Lake woman caught drunk driving

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – Law enforcement was able to locate an alleged drunk driver after a report was made. Responding to a report of a possible drunk driver, a…

Cops discover allegedly drunk teen, crashed in a ditch

Cops discover allegedly drunk teen, crashed in a ditch

MASON CITY – Law enforcement responded to a vehicle in a ditch and discovered an allegedly intoxicated teen at the scene. Mason City police and Cerro Gordo deputies responded at…