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Mason City Brewing moves ahead after change in ownership

Mason City Brewing moves ahead after change in ownership

MASON CITY – A change in ownership will not affect a favorite downtown Mason City craft brewery, NIT is told. Mason City Brewing opened on February 23, 2013, under the…

Undercover video shows alleged brutality toward pigs at Austin slaughter plant

Undercover video shows alleged brutality toward pigs at Austin slaughter plant

AUSTIN, MINNESOTA – An undercover video shot at a pork slaughterhouse in Austin, Minnesota has been turned over to the USDA for a possible investigation into the brutal treatment of…

Cops catch fleeing shoplifters who’ve caused trouble before

Cops catch fleeing shoplifters who’ve caused trouble before

MASON CITY – Two Thornton residents were nabbed by cops this week after they allegedly stole merchandise from the Kohls department store. Mason City police and Cerro Gordo deputies arrived…

Trucker blown off interstate while traveling through Iowa Wednesday

Trucker blown off interstate while traveling through Iowa Wednesday

COUNCIL BLUFFS – As Iowa braced for severe weather Wednesday, a Florida man traveling through the state was blown off the road by a possible tornado. According to a report…

Cyclones add four new players in early signing period

Cyclones add four new players in early signing period

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head men’s basketball coach Steve Prohm announced the signing of four players to a national letter of intent for the 2016-17 season. The Cyclones’ class…

North Iowa concert band to perform Fall Concert on November 24

North Iowa concert band to perform Fall Concert on November 24

MASON CITY – The North Iowa Concert Band, under the direction of John Klemas, will present a Fall Concert on Tuesday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the North Iowa…

Interview with Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands

Interview with Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands

University of Iowa Media Conference Thursday, November 5, 2015 Tom Brands Q. How did you guys come up with the outdoor match, who got that going? TOM BRANDS: It was…

State officials to meet on heroin epidemic

State officials to meet on heroin epidemic

CEDAR RAPIDS – The United States Attorney’s Offices for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa together with the University of Iowa’s College of Public Health and Injury Prevention Research…

Branstad meets with Secretary Burwell detailing Iowa’s phase-in approach to Medicaid privatization

Branstad meets with Secretary Burwell detailing Iowa’s phase-in approach to Medicaid privatization

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tuesday, Gov. Terry Branstad met with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell in Washington, DC. In the encouraging meeting they discussed Iowa’s…

Cyclone basketball team opens season Friday afternoon

Cyclone basketball team opens season Friday afternoon

AMES, Iowa – No. 7 Iowa State opens the 2015-16 season and the Steve Prohm era Friday night against Colorado at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Tipoff…

Man injured in auto accident near Mason City

Man injured in auto accident near Mason City

MASON CITY – Tuesday afternoon, a man was injured in an auto accident when cars traveling behind him failed slow down as he turned off of Highway 65 into his…

Two caught with drugs in Clear Lake

Two caught with drugs in Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE – Two men from out of the area were caught with illegal drugs during a traffic stop in Clear Lake early Wednesday morning. A Cerro Gordo deputy stopped…