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New Members Join RSVP Advisory Council

MASON CITY – Two new members have joined the Advisory Council of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of North Central Iowa, completing the 16-member Council. Karen Dole of…

Veterans Day presentation on Korean War at NIACC

Veterans Day presentation on Korean War at NIACC

MASON CITY – A Veterans Day Presentation on the Korean War will be held on Wednesday, November 11 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. on the North Iowa Area Community College campus in…

Iowa man dead after suicide in Cedar Falls hotel

Iowa man dead after suicide in Cedar Falls hotel

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Iowa takes exhibition loss to Augustana, 76-74

Iowa takes exhibition loss to Augustana, 76-74

IOWA CITY – The game was just an exhibition and it won’t count on their record, but Iowa was beaten at home by a division II school Friday night. Augustana…

Downtown hotel: Reality or part of an ongoing lie to the public?

Downtown hotel: Reality or part of an ongoing lie to the public?

from: Matt Marquardt <northiowatoday@gmail.com> to: kuhnatlarge@masoncity.net, schickelatlarge@masoncity.net date: Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 10:58 PM subject: Marriott —- When are we going to hear from Marriott Hotels that a hotel…

City official: $8 million in interest likely to be paid by city on bonds for downtown development

City official: $8 million in interest likely to be paid by city on bonds for downtown development

MASON CITY – Mason City citizens have been told that the $36 million downtown “Renaissance Project” will not cost the taxpayers anything, but the city finalized almost $19 million in…

Twin Cities men caught with drugs during traffic stop

Twin Cities men caught with drugs during traffic stop

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Mason City man arrested for domestic assault

Mason City man arrested for domestic assault

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Obama shoots down Keystone XL Pipeline

Obama shoots down Keystone XL Pipeline

Statement by the President on the Keystone XL Pipeline Roosevelt Room 11:58 A.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Good morning, everybody. Several years ago, the State Department began a review process for…

Auditor: Governor’s lawyer wasn’t qualified, but was overpaid

Auditor: Governor’s lawyer wasn’t qualified, but was overpaid

DES MOINES – A state auditor reports says a top lawyer working for Governor Terry Branstad’s administration lacked qualifying experience for the job and was 0paid over $22,000 excessively. Auditor…

Rugby scholarships announced by former Mason City resident

Rugby scholarships announced by former Mason City resident

MASON CITY –┬áMason City High School and NIACC grad Paul Kaler-Ward, along with his family, have announced the first rugby scholarship for Iowa high school rugby players that want to…

Osage man guilty of drug possession, awaits trial on car chase charges

Osage man guilty  of drug possession, awaits trial on car chase charges

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Mason City woman guilty of assault

Mason City woman guilty of assault

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was jailed after a guilty plea to assault. Mariah Jo Berg, age 19, pled guilty to assault causing bodily injury on October 26.…

Council and mayor agree on “blight” in Mason City downtown

Council and mayor agree on “blight” in Mason City downtown

NIT – After Tuesday night’s city council vote to take on $18.75 million in general obligation bonds, our city leaders have determined that our downtown fits the criteria for “blight”…