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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 5:09 pm

    Big Blue is a dirty park. It used to be nice. People ruined it

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      IdaMae Reply Report comment

      June 6, 2020 at 7:12 pm

      You saying they should close it to everyone but you?

      It’s nothing but a big stew of goose poop anyway.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 6, 2020 at 8:53 pm

        Where does it say that he wants the park closed? How much are you getting paid to instigate BS. The geese were using that pond before people were allowed to swim in it. A big flock of geese should fly over your head and crap on you.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 1:58 pm

    Antifa and their ilk have served as the enforcers for modern progressives just as the Brownshirts served that role for progressives in Germany in the 1930s. And just like then, they’re attempting to purge them publicly because they’ve become a liability. A record exists of leftist Democrats in the media defending the group, praising them, and attacking Republicans for pointing out how dangerous they are.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 6, 2020 at 2:16 pm

      In the short time span between 1:51 to 1:58 you managed to post 15 comments each proving that you are indeed a dumbass.
      You truly are a prime candidate for thinning the herd.

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      IdaMae Reply Report comment

      June 6, 2020 at 7:19 pm

      There are six antifa sleeper cells in Mason City which will be activated at the appropriate moment. I am a member of the 2nd brigade, 4th regiment ladies auxiliary.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 1:58 pm

    The monster you created is now destroying your castle, Democrats. Maybe remember that the next time you build one, because we all know you will. President Trump and Republicans have nothing to do with it, aside from having warned the public for years.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 1:57 pm

    Every conservative in America knows the Left couldn’t care less about Blacks. Virtually every leftist knows it, too, but lying for the cause is what the left does (think “Russian collusion”). And those liberals who have become increasingly indistinguishable from leftists know it’s probably true but won’t say so — lest they side with conservatives and, more importantly, be branded “racist” by the left.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 6, 2020 at 2:57 pm

      DID I SEE YOU AT THE BLM PROTESTS IN MASON THE PAST WEEK? DIDNT THINK SO.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 1:57 pm

    If the left cared about blacks, leftists would work to raise blacks to universal academic standards, not lower and abolish standards as they have done for decades. If the left cared about blacks, leftists would work to elevate all people, including blacks, not only to universal academic standards but also to universal personal/moral standards. The most obvious of these is that women should marry before having children, and men should stay in the lives of children they conceived. If the left cared about blacks, they would encourage a vibrant religious life in the inner city (and everywhere else, for that matter).
    If the left cared about blacks, leftists would increase — decrease — police presence in black neighborhoods, where blacks are murdered, raped and beaten in the thousands each year by other blacks. “What do you call a happy black person?”
    Answer: “A Republican.”

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 1:57 pm

    The uprising by the Antifa-Democrat axis, where state and local Democrat politicians wink at the violent, militarized wing of their party’s criminal antics in order to intimidate the normal, is going to be a disaster for the Democrats.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 1:56 pm

    There were several factors that the bad guys failed to appreciate when they decided to exploit the protests. First, there was the sense of betrayal it would create. People agreed that the actions of the Minneapolis cops were unacceptable, but they also saw through the cynical effort to leverage that tragedy into an excuse for radical violence.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 1:56 pm

    The media, aiding and abetting the “protests” were unable to control the narrative – the attacks on innocent business owners, and the threat to formerly off-limits (liberal) areas like Beverly Hills made normals identify with the victims of the riots,

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 1:55 pm

    The Orange Man might be Bad, but having rioters in your neighborhood is worse. Biden’s big decision is how to react to the crisis. He could babble incoherently in a church – this was hours before Trump made it bad to be around churches – and he could read off a teleprompter, but it’s his strategy that’s the challenge. He has to take a stand, and threading the needle he needs to thread would be tough for someone who wasn’t a step or two away from long talks with invisible bunnies.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 1:55 pm

    All Biden gets is to alienate the radicals. Or he can continue with his embrace of these Antifa scumbags, which Trump will jam down his throat. Both options shrink his base in some way. Trump can only gain support from going law and order…unlike the Dems, he has no pro-chaos constituency.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 1:55 pm

    Wait until Trump starts up on the hacks on Biden’s staff who were only too happy to tell the press that they were donating money to the bail fund for rioters… Everyone knows that if elected, Biden’s cronies will run the show, so this is a doubly potent weapon. Trump’s gonna take that bonehead maneuver and shove it up Biden’s ass.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 1:54 pm

    And then there’s the vice-presidential choice. Amy Klobachar is out. Besides bearing the stink of Minnesota Democrats in general, she specifically failed to charge the killer cop the last time he tried to take out an unarmed black man. And Governor Karen from Michigan is out. Between her love of bossing folks around and her husband’s “Don’t you know who I am” antics, she’s also a person of modern anti-racism demands that people be evaluated by nothing but their race. Biden can’t choose Big Chief Warren despite her status as a make-believe minority because – and this is the saddest thing ever – she would overshadow him.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 1:53 pm

    IMO – without the structure of a trained police force, citizens will have to take it upon themselves to protect life, liberty and property. That will quickly devolve into vigilante justice.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 1:53 pm

    Personally I think the councils of Minneapolis and Los Angeles are crazy and have little brains. And I hope Minnesota and California have strong State Police systems, because the two cities will definitely need them. Unfortunately we cannot get by without our police. They are needed to keep law and order and to arrest those who commit crimes. And criminals will always be around. As soon as Minneapolis does not have a police department crime will soar. I feel bad for all law biding people when that comes.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 1:52 pm

    If they were to actually do that moronic and extremely dangerous act, The citizens of Minneapolis should all get gun permits and prepare for civil war against criminals!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 1:52 pm

    Great way to completely destroy a city. Police should all take leave for 3 days show people what happens when they have no protection. All security guards should take leave at same time.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 1:51 pm

    George Floyd held a gun to a pregnant lady at her own house, both autopsy showed he had drugs in his system. George floor does not deserve to be honored. He did not deserve to be treated that way either

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 12:29 pm

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    June 6, 2020 at 8:00 am

    The Central Iowa Metropolitan League, based upon guidance received from Governor’s Office of the State of Iowa, the Iowa Department of Education, the Iowa Department of Public Health, the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union, and the Iowa High School Athletic Association, has released its procedures for spectator admission to high school baseball and softball games this summer.
    These procedures were developed by the 18 member schools to help ensure that participants, staff, and spectators can safely enjoy both sports in a manner that promotes social distancing.

    1. Roster limits (players and coaches) at all levels are set at 28.

    2. Schools will distribute two (2) tickets per player in uniform and two (2) per coach at each level to be used at that level throughout the season. This ticket will allow the ticket holder to pay admission or use a school specific pass to gain entrance for the contest. The ticket only allows an individual to purchase admission and has no cash value and may only be used at the venue and event listed (i.e. varsity baseball tickets may only be used at the baseball field for the varsity contest).

    3. This ticket will ensure that the individual may purchase admission up until the conclusion of the first game of a doubleheader at the same level. In events featuring a doubleheader at the same level (varsity baseball, varsity softball, 10t​ h ​baseball, 9t​ h ​baseball, and 9t​ h ​softball), individual schools may allow additional persons to pay admission if space allows after the conclusion of the first game at their discretion.

    4. In combined events (JV/Varsity), the venue will be emptied after the first game. Individuals holding a ticket to pay for admission for both contests will only be required to pay one time.

    5. Individual schools are responsible for communicating their seating availability and social distancing plan for each venue. At all venues, individual family household units (2 people) are encouraged to sit together to help with overall capacity. Fans are encouraged to bring their own chairs in the event the bleachers meet capacity.

    *Mason City will have an additional 38 seats in softball and an additional 48 seats in baseball at the conclusion of the first game and prior to the start of the second game. These seats are available to anyone on a first come, first serve basis. Please understand you may need to stand or bring your own chair for seating.

    6. Ticket gates will open 30 minutes prior to the start of the contest.

    7. Admission for all regular season contests is as follows: Varsity Baseball / Softball $5.00

    JV Baseball / Softball when combined with Varsity $5.00
    Lower Level contests (9t​ h​, 10t​ h​, JV when not with Varsity) $4.00 Exact change is appreciated at all locations.
    *Mason City will not be charging an admission price at home events.

    8. Concessions will not be offered at venues with the exception of Harlan Rogers Park. Coolers will be allowed to be brought in for individual use except at Harlan Rogers Park and are subject to inspection.

    9.. Individual schools may require additional measures be taken and those will be posted and communicated in advance. Spectators attending games at Des Moines Public School venues (East, Hoover, North, Lincoln, Roosevelt) are required to wear a mask.

    10. The CIML will continue to monitor, update, and communicate our information and procedures to keep everyone as safe as possible.
    For more information, contact Tom Kinseth, Commissioner of the CIML at (515) 571-8980

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    NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 7:58 am

    Mason City offers guidance on park usage:

    The playground equipment and shelter houses at all Mason City Parks are reopened for public usage. City staff is in the process of opening park facilities.

    As we still need to be cautious about the COVID-19 pandemic, safety warning signage is placed around the parks and at playground areas as a reminder. The park equipment is not sanitized and patrons use the playground and other park facilities at your own risk.

    While visiting any public space, use your best judgment and act responsibly.
    Bring your own hand sanitizer supplies with you and use regularly
    Adhere to the recommended guidelines of observing social distancing standards of staying at least 6 feet from others
    If you or a family member does not feel well or have been sick, please stay home Wash your hands with soap and water after activity

    Residents are asked to do their part to keep family, friends, neighbors and our community safe. Continue to enjoy our City parks and trails for recreational purposes – the City’s priority is protecting the health and safety of our residents and continuing to serve you.

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    NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 7:54 am

    Mason City Utility Crews will be closing South Vermont Avenue between 3rd and 4th Streets SE and also one of the westbound lanes of Hwy. 122 will also be closed between Kentucky and Rhode Island Avenues. This closure will begin on Monday, June 8 and be in effect until June 11.

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    IdaMae Reply Report comment

    June 6, 2020 at 1:00 am

    Trump says it’s a good day for George Floyd, lol. What a fool.

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    Adams Reply Report comment

    June 5, 2020 at 11:12 am

    GEERS to NIT and the GLOBE GAZETTE: stories of political fighting out played the fact that MCHS graduates are have a much deserve parade at 10am Saturday. But childish he said she said articles about a local republican meeting trumps MCHS students.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 6, 2020 at 7:39 am

      What are GEERS?

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      NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

      June 6, 2020 at 8:29 am

      Where was the press release on it. I casually knew about the parade by Lee Realty for propaganda and free advertising because it was shared by some Karens. If they wanted publicity, then tell the media about it.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 6, 2020 at 9:49 am

        There was a press release for legitimate and credible media outlets .
        NIT is neither of those.
        NIT is basically a one man dog & pony show run by a pathetic middle aged wannabe.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 5, 2020 at 9:10 am

    And now for something completely different.

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    IdaMae Reply Report comment

    June 4, 2020 at 11:44 pm

    Looks like it’s sleepy Joe for the big win in November.

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    IdaMae Reply Report comment

    June 4, 2020 at 11:42 pm

    Who is this Peter?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 5, 2020 at 8:20 am

      if he was in your a– again youd know

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    IdaMae Reply Report comment

    June 4, 2020 at 11:36 pm

    Wow, more cop violence caught on video. The illegal beatings happen daily.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 5, 2020 at 6:04 pm

      how about that knock out game, pretty cool huh, you better stay in your apartment.

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      I miss Don ;-( Reply Report comment

      June 5, 2020 at 7:10 pm

      “I can’t believe it’s riot season already. I still have my Covid-19 decorations up!”

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    IdaMae Reply Report comment

    June 4, 2020 at 7:03 pm

    Will Mexico pay for the wall Trump is building around the White House?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 4, 2020 at 7:08 pm

      no just like the wall in bonespurs dreams

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 4, 2020 at 7:29 pm

      its not a wall, its a fence.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 4, 2020 at 7:49 pm

        its not a fence its a farce

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        IdaMae Reply Report comment

        June 4, 2020 at 11:38 pm

        It’s a fence just like the fake wall wall he built on the border.

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        IdaMae Reply Report comment

        June 4, 2020 at 11:40 pm

        It’s a wall to keep Americans out.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 4, 2020 at 10:17 pm

      No, the guy that built that tire hut in Burdette will.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 4, 2020 at 3:56 pm

    Tearing down statues from American history, is not going to change/accomplish anything. What it will do is remove that history from Americas future. Soon politically correct history is all that you will have.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 4, 2020 at 3:07 pm

    The flag and anthem are the very symbols that allow for protests so disrespecting them is stupid, like biting the hand that feeds you. No matter what side of anything you’re on the flag supports you.

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      IdaMae Reply Report comment

      June 4, 2020 at 3:14 pm

      Sounds like magic to me. The flag and the anthem don’t allow me to do anything. Laws do that.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 4, 2020 at 3:57 pm

        are you for real???

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          IdaMae Reply Report comment

          June 4, 2020 at 7:00 pm

          We will bury you.

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            Anonymous

            June 4, 2020 at 7:31 pm

            Somebody will, someday, but I really doubt it will be you. Have you seen your brother John lately?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 4, 2020 at 3:07 pm

    I hope you vote all RED in November. This is your progressive left at work destroying races and communities.

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      IdaMae Reply Report comment

      June 4, 2020 at 6:53 pm

      I would encourage all to vote for the Socialist Workers Party.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 4, 2020 at 7:42 pm

        Vote for a candidate not some fING party

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          June 5, 2020 at 9:09 am

          Most people can’t figure that out!!!

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 4, 2020 at 9:02 pm

        Your comment,”I would encourage all to vote for the Socialist Workers Party.” is quite confusing.

        You have the Socialist (Democrats) party, and you have the Workers (Republican) party.
        How do you vote both ways, you only have 1 vote.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 5, 2020 at 12:31 pm

        Do socialists actually work? Define the work they do.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 4, 2020 at 3:06 pm

    Caches of weapons, bombs, pallets of bricks dropped off in the street. Think this wasn’t planned??

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 4, 2020 at 3:31 pm

      Planned by the white supremacists and the fascists to destroy America and lay the blame at the feet of black people.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 4, 2020 at 3:05 pm

    It was well planned and didn’t happen overnight. This is to destroy our country and our President. But, 63 million+ will restore law in order and re-elected President Trump. AG Barr and his DOJ will get to the bottom and hope they will be facing jail time.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 6, 2020 at 11:00 am

      The fake president is destroying himself, and taking the Republican party with him. Republicans know it, too, which is why there was a near fistfight at the last GOP central committee meeting. https://youtu.be/JOolfjkLoJw