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Governor Branstad orders halt to Syrian refugee resettlements by state agencies

Governor Branstad orders halt to Syrian refugee resettlements by state agencies

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Terry Branstad ordered all state agencies to halt any work on Syrian refugee resettlements immediately in order to ensure the security and safety of Iowans.…

Two arrested in traffic stop at jail

Two arrested in traffic stop at jail

MASON CITY – An attempt to post bond for a person held in the county jail went all wrong for a Mason City man and woman. A Cerro Gordo deputy…

More felony charges for Mason City man caught burglarizing camper

More felony charges for Mason City man caught burglarizing camper

MASON CITY – A Mason City man awaiting sentencing on felony fraud charges was essentially caught red-handed burglarizing a camper. Mason City police were called to 26 20th Street SE…

Mason City woman arrested after collision with house; driver still on the loose

Mason City woman arrested after collision with house; driver still on the loose

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was arrested after the car she was riding in crashed into a house Sunday evening. Mason City police continue searching for a male…

Iowa man dies after crashing into parked vehicle on Interstate ramp

Iowa man dies after crashing into parked vehicle on Interstate ramp

DALLAS COUNTY, IOWA – A crash occurred in Dallas County, Iowa on November 14, 2015 and cost a man his life. According to a report from the Iowa State Patrol,…

Republican presidential front-runner Dr. Ben Carson pleads with Congress to keep out Syrian refugees

Republican presidential front-runner Dr. Ben Carson pleads with Congress to keep out Syrian refugees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of horrifying attacks in France that some blame on possible links to refugees from the Middle East who are fleeing that war-torn part of…

NIACC Marketplace is open to the public

NIACC Marketplace is open to the public

MASON CITY – The public is invited to attend the annual NIACC Marketplace from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 20 in the NIACC Activity Center. Marketplace features…

Mason City expense report, November 12, 2015

Mason City expense report, November 12, 2015

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 11/12/2015 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ——————————– ———— ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL BUILDING REPAIRS AND MAINTEN 167.43 ALL STAR PEST CONTROL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 150.00 ALLIANT…

Alliant announces contribution to energy assistance program

Alliant announces contribution to energy assistance program

CEDAR RAPIDS – Alliant Energy today announced that it is making a donation of $2 million to its Hometown Care Energy Fund, which helps income-eligible customers across its service area…

Cyclone’s Demond Tucker named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week

Cyclone’s Demond Tucker named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State junior nose guard Demond Tucker was named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, announced today by the Big 12 Conference. A native of Hazelhurst,…

Iowa wrestling: Sammy Brooks named USA Wrestling Athlete of the Week

Iowa wrestling: Sammy Brooks named USA Wrestling Athlete of the Week

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa junior Sammy Brooks has been named USA Wrestling Athlete of the Week. The Oak Park, Illinois, native used four takedowns and eight nearfall…

Mason City expense report, November 5, 2015

Mason City expense report, November 5, 2015

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 11/5/2015 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ————————– ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 259.09 AG POWER M/E REPAIRS 1,017.22 AHLERS AND COONEY PC PROFESSIONAL SERVICES…

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