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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 22, 2019 at 7:25 am

    Democrat canvasing hard at work… take people’s money and either pocket it or spend it

    Yep, it’s really a shame that the AARP is a liberal organization. They should be fighting against anything that weakens social security.

    Hey liberal Progressive Socialist; you don’t need to stack the Supreme Court, remove the Electoral College, lower the voting age to 16 years old, or push to have illegal immigrants vote to get your way and take power from the American people…just come up with good idea that actually works.

    Free stuff to anyone in the world- come one come all everything is free. The 2020 Democrat clown show is in full force, Bozo- Beto is driving the clown car.

    Another reason their citizens are moving out of New York! If they were only smart enough to see it! When people are stabbed in the back, the stabber should not expect, a hug, a kiss, and a “thank you!”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 27, 2019 at 1:26 pm

      Start your own blog, and stop monopolizing this one with your BS spam!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 22, 2019 at 6:47 am

    Trump is telling people to choose.
    Either respect those US citizens who served in the military or respect him.
    I choose the military veterans.
    Amazing that some choose a draft dodging coward over someone who refused early release from the Hanoi Hilton Prison.
    Not a single ounce of honor, decency, or patriotism in Trump.
    Trump is nothing more than a cowardly pussy with a big mouth and those that still support him are traitors to our country.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 21, 2019 at 6:12 pm

    We are not a Democracy. We are a Constitutional Republic. The Electoral College is a vital tool to ensure that literally every vote is counted and every voice heard. Democrats can’t win outright so they just want to make to where they’re elected every 4 years. New York and California would dictate who would become President. The problem is they no longer teach this stuff in schools so the kids today don’t know any of this stuff.

    Warren should be removed from office because she lied to get the job! She can say what she wants but she knows she lied. Why hasn’t she been removed and indicted for lying? If it was a Republican they would have already been removed and indicted.

    Funny how the electoral college worked just fine for all for over 200 years……until Hillary lost!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 21, 2019 at 6:11 pm

    Trump is looking better and better everyday. These individuals from the other party have lost their moral compass. Their souls are empty buckets.

    How about we protect Gods innocent babies. This does not have anything to do with woman’s rights it has everything to do with child’s right to life. Let’s support our innocent

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 21, 2019 at 6:10 pm

    No.. teenagers (I dare say even 18 year olds) have no business voting. Most haven’t lived without mommy and daddy or had to experience life yet. They would only be parroting what their parents/school tells them to do.

    Only exception I would see is if you join the military. If you’re willing to sacrifice your life for this country, you can have a say in who runs it.

    The DEMS are getting worried about Trump winning in 2020 so they push college kids to believe lies and now they want them to vote!!!!DEMS SAD!!!!!

    Even 18 based on today’s population is a stretch. Kids are not maturing like they were forced to decades ago. They live for x-box and snapchat. Do we really want the underdeveloped inexperienced minds picking our leaders? Scary thought!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 21, 2019 at 6:10 pm

    Democrat canvasing hard at work… take people’s money and either pocket it or spend it

    Yep, it’s really a shame that the AARP is a liberal organization. They should be fighting against anything that weakens social security.

    Hey liberal Progressive Socialist; you don’t need to stack the Supreme Court, remove the Electoral College, lower the voting age to 16 years old, or push to have illegal immigrants vote to get your way and take power from the American people…just come up with good idea that actually works.

    Free stuff to anyone in the world- come one come all everything is free. The 2020 Democrat clown show is in full force, Bozo- Beto is driving the clown car.

    Another reason their citizens are moving out of New York! If they were only smart enough to see it! When people are stabbed in the back, the stabber should not expect, a hug, a kiss, and a “thank you!”

    It is incredible that between all these terrible candidates running, like who is not at this point, all the talk about is giving more and more “free” stuff. You would think the press or people meeting these idiots would ask what are you going to do for the country to improve our debt bomb, what will you do to protect our Constitution, what will you do to make sure schools teach all the real subjects.

    Democrats truly hate this country. EVERYTHING they do works to bring the USA down. How can any sane person vote for a Democrat?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 21, 2019 at 6:09 pm

    1.3 illegal aliens apprehended per second, but it’s a “Manufactured Crisis”. Build That Wall. OUR President Donald Trump 2020

    The border wall is a much better deterrent, apprehensions will always occur, why? Because Democrat Party politicians have made it their mission to incentivise illegal aliens coming here for entitlement programs. Democrats, they don’t even call it illegal any longer, it’s watered down version is undocumented. They broke the law. Which makes them……… illegal aliens

    I’m writing this really slow so you can understand. The border patrol got lucky. There are 1954 miles of border, over all types of terrain, from desert, to water, to city. Patrol agents can’t be everywhere at once. So these happened to be in the right place at the right time. And who is to say that these 500 that were caught aren’t covering for a thousand that crossed at some other point.

    Forget trying to REASON w/ the galactically ignorant Democrats. When not watching CNN, they have their collective heads firmly planted up their collective fannies !

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 21, 2019 at 6:07 pm

    Mitt Romney has betrayed his party’s presidential nominee just like McCain did. He viciously attacked president Trump in a speech before the elections. He was undercover campaigning for Hillary. Romney is an untrustworthy jerk. So in essence Romney is just defending his own filthy and despicable behavior.

    You think McCain is a Hero ? More like a Hillary” boy. Mitt is a twit also. America needs a clean up job. These assholes are jerks.

    It is heartbreaking to watch all the democrats, the Megan McCain characters on the view, SNL and CNN character bash our President with no respect for the great things he is doing but you let him speak or express a truth about someone who was a traitor, though deceased, then he is out of line…..am I the only one that can understand President Trump is still dealing with the mess McCain helped make…….I certainly wouldn’t be saying nice things either!!!!

    Romney and McCain are both bitter losers!Romney is doing the same thing McCain did! voting with the Democraps!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 21, 2019 at 8:58 pm

      Both the orange head monster and you are “human slime”.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 21, 2019 at 10:51 am

    1.3 illegal aliens apprehended per second, but it’s a “Manufactured Crisis”. Build That Wall. OUR President Donald Trump 2020

    The border wall is a much better deterrent, apprehensions will always occur, why? Because Democrat Party politicians have made it their mission to incentivise illegal aliens coming here for entitlement programs. Democrats, they don’t even call it illegal any longer, it’s watered down version is undocumented. They broke the law. Which makes them……… illegal aliens

    I’m writing this really slow so you can understand. The border patrol got lucky. There are 1954 miles of border, over all types of terrain, from desert, to water, to city. Patrol agents can’t be everywhere at once. So these happened to be in the right place at the right time. And who is to say that these 500 that were caught aren’t covering for a thousand that crossed at some other point.

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    March 21, 2019 at 9:51 am

    Treasurer Patricia Wright reminds all taxpayers that 2nd half assessment year 2017 real estate taxes and assessment year 2019 mobile home taxes are due in the Treasurer’s office by 4:30 pm Monday, April 1, 2019, due to March 31st occurring on a weekend. The Treasurer’s office will also accept an April 1, 2019, US Postal Service postmark.
    When paying by mail or in person, the Treasurer recommends using the 2nd half coupon attached to the statement. The taxpayer’s cancelled check will serve as receipt. Those wishing an additional receipt must enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Payment methods accepted in the office are cash, check, and debit card, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.
    The Treasurer encourages all taxpayers to take advantage of the online property tax payment at http://www.iowatreasurers.org. This service provides opportunity to pay taxes for any property in Iowa online, through a secure website, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Payment may be made by Discover, Master Card, Visa, or eCheck (an eCheck is a method of debiting the funds electronically from your checking account).
    The Treasurer’s office in the courthouse is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 23, 2019 at 9:14 am

      Collusion Delusion. Mueller not recommending any further indictments??? Come on already – 10-15 people if not more are dirty! Especially Crooked Hillary

      That will be good. Two losers running together. Joe Biden has NO energy & Abrams makes accuses why she lost. Oh, that’s right, the State of Georgia made sure only registered voters could vote

      Dear NY, NJ, MA, CA, etc….there is NO WAY ON EARTH that we’ll ever let you abolish the electoral college, in essence making the rest of us non-citizens. There will be another civil war before that happens so knock it off already.

      There has to be 38 states to change the current method and I guarantee they’ll never come CLOSE. There would most certainly be an uprising of epic proportion if they tried to circumvent the process.

      When ever the knuckle dragging liberals don’t get what they want ,they want to change things so that they do. They are like a school yard bully.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 21, 2019 at 9:06 am

    That is our money that we worked for that the gov’t. took under the promise we would get social security checks in our old age. It is not money gov’t is supposed to touch but be in a special account only for this purpose. Gov’t has stolen to much already & needs to replace it, not steal more.

    What are you out of your mind the only people that are entitled to Social Security are the ones that put into it and it’s not an entitlement it’s a retirement savings for the workers that put into it Social Security

    Why doesn’t California just turn the keys to the state over to the illegals. We can cut all federal funding and programs and let them have what’s left. California isn’t worth crap anyway

    16yrs old. Not able to buy alcohol, not able to join the military,
    Not able to rent a car,
    Not able to rent a motel room,
    Not able to buy tobacco products,
    Not able to purchase a firearm.
    Certainly should not be able to vote.

    TRUMP 2020! We don’t need crazy leftist loons running our country.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 27, 2019 at 1:33 pm

      We don’t need mentally ill methheads on this page either, but here you are.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 21, 2019 at 9:05 am

    That Bitch Gillibrand didn’t pay into my social security. My employer and I paid into social security. The government has nothing invested in it. Stay the hell out of my pocket.

    Gillibrand is a two faced hypocrite just like the other Democrat candidates, she is loony.

    When they pay into Social Security, then they are eligible. And oh, by the way, how about Congress, both houses, pay back the $2.85 billion, you’ve stolen from Social Security. Ya know, to pay for your pet projects.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 21, 2019 at 9:04 am

    Let’s ban stupidity so Beto can’t be a candidate

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 21, 2019 at 9:03 am

    Whiny Little, Freeloading Bitch gone again after stealing from NIT. No subscription and deleting comments that NIT get paid for is stealing. It just runs in the family.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 21, 2019 at 8:16 am

    Poor little snow flake still stealing from NIT. Stealing just runs in that family. They just don’t belong here.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 22, 2019 at 2:51 pm

      You’re the one stealing from NIT, with your nonstop, crazy, alt-right posts, one right after the other, every day, for hours at a time! You seem like a fairly intelligent, well-spoken individual with good writing skills, why don’t you start your own blog, instead of constantly hijacking NIT’s? Then you can go on and on for as long as you want.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 21, 2019 at 8:11 am

    Ms. Pirro on the Fox Network, was correct when she states that Islam and the US Constitution are in conflict. Islam is a “Form of Government” disguised as a religion and not compatible with the US Constitution. While this is never reported in the news it should be. Arab Countries govern themselves with their Koran. The term “Sharia Law” is taken directly from the Koran and is used throughout the Arab states to govern themselves. The Fox News Network owes Ms. Pirro an apology, she is spot on…

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 21, 2019 at 8:10 am

    16yrs old. Not able to buy alcohol, not able to join the military,
    Not able to rent a car,
    Not able to rent a motel room,
    Not able to buy tobacco products,
    Not able to purchase a firearm.
    Certainly should not be able to vote.

    TRUMP 2020! We don’t need crazy leftist loons running our country….

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 21, 2019 at 8:09 am

    That is our money that we worked for that the gov’t. took under the promise we would get social security checks in our old age. It is not money gov’t is supposed to touch but be in a special account only for this purpose. Gov’t has stolen to much already & needs to replace it, not steal more.

    What are you out of your mind the only people that are entitled to Social Security are the ones that put into it and it’s not an entitlement it’s a retirement savings for the workers that put into it Social Security!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 21, 2019 at 7:43 am

    Trump is a despicable coward.
    Even Fox News hosts are tearing into Donald Trump over John McCain attacks.
    “Shep Smith, the host of “Shepard Smith Reporting,” explained how Trump was “fighting with a dead guy again today, a dead war hero.”

    While McCain was serving his country, Trump had FAKE bone spurs and was strutting around the disco scene in NYC, and playing golf.
    …he had an “amazing” recovery from his bone spurs, without surgery, and is getting around the golf course, quite well…NOW!

    You people that still support Trump are supporting a draft dodging coward who is also mentally unstable.
    Trump can’t handle the fact that McCain was more of a man than he’ll ever be.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 20, 2019 at 6:27 pm

    16yrs old. Not able to buy alcohol, not able to join the military,
    Not able to rent a car,
    Not able to rent a motel room,
    Not able to buy tobacco products,
    Not able to purchase a firearm.
    Certainly should not be able to vote.

    TRUMP 2020! We don’t need crazy leftist loons running our country.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 20, 2019 at 6:27 pm

    Why doesn’t California just turn the keys to the state over to the illegals. We can cut all federal funding and programs and let them have what’s left. California isn’t worth crap anyway

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 20, 2019 at 6:26 pm

    That is our money that we worked for that the gov’t. took under the promise we would get social security checks in our old age. It is not money gov’t is supposed to touch but be in a special account only for this purpose. Gov’t has stolen to much already & needs to replace it, not steal more.

    What are you out of your mind the only people that are entitled to Social Security are the ones that put into it and it’s not an entitlement it’s a retirement savings for the workers that put into it Social Security

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 20, 2019 at 6:26 pm

    When they pay into Social Security, then they are eligible. And oh, by the way, how about Congress, both houses, pay back the $2.85 billion, you’ve stolen from Social Security. Ya know, to pay for your pet projects.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 20, 2019 at 6:25 pm

    The Electoral College is the reason we have a United States of America instead of a United States of California!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 20, 2019 at 6:24 pm

    Forget trying to REASON w/ the galactically ignorant Democrats. When not watching CNN, they have their collective heads firmly planted up their collective asses !

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    March 20, 2019 at 9:40 am

    A “For Seniors Only” program will be held on Tuesday, April 2 from 10 a.m. – Noon at Lime Creek Nature Center.
    Guest speaker Adam Janke, Extension Wildlife Specialist with Iowa State University, will present a program on Iowa’s wildlife.
    For all the challenges facing Iowa’s wildlife populations and their habitats, reflection on the history of our state’s wildlife reveals many conservation success stories. This presentation will explore the history of 10 of Iowa’s most-familiar species from the time of European Settlement through present day, recounting trends in their population sizes and habitats, and the people involved in their recovery or extirpation in Iowa.
    The program will be followed by a catered lunch and social time. Cost is $5.00 for nature center members and $7.00 for nonmembers. Please call 423-5309 by March 29 to register.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 22, 2019 at 6:12 pm

      There will be nothing but the House Democrats will still be pushing forward with thousand of different hearings and inquiries and investigations and subpoenas because they hate the president and that’s more important than the Welfare of the country

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    March 20, 2019 at 9:33 am

    Mason City Multi-Purpose Arena – Bid Package #3 (Interior Fit-Up, Mechanical, Electrical, Elevator, and Exterior Improvements)
    Mason City, IA

    Owner: City of Mason City
    10 First Street NW
    Mason City, IA, 50401

    Project pre-bid meeting will be held on the site on Wednesday, March 27 at 9:00am Central Time for the purposes of reviewing the existing conditions. All bidders are strongly encouraged to attend. Meeting location is 100 South Federal Avenue, Mason City, IA, 50401. Attendees shall assemble at the east entry into the existing JC Penney’s building.

    Sealed contract category bids for the interior fit-up, elevator, mechanical, electrical, and exterior improvements will be received tangibly at Mason City City Hall; 10 First Street NW, Mason City, IA 50401; until 2:00 P. M., local time, on April 4, 2019, at which time the bids will be opened by ICON Architectural Group / City of Mason City at Mason City City Hall Conference Room A. Bids are to be delivered to Mason City City Hall Clerks Office. Bid forms will not be accepted electronically.

    Proposals received will be opened, read aloud, tabulated, and referred to the City Council for consideration at 7:00 p.m. on the 16th day of April, 2019. Bids will be acted upon at such time or at such later time as may then be fixed. Prior thereto, at said time specified above, in the Mason City Room at the Mason City Public Library, a hearing will be held on the proposed plans, specifications, form of contract, and estimate of cost for said Improvements, and at said hearing any interested person may appear and file objections thereto.

    The Drawings, Information to Bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Contract, Form of Performance-Payment Bond, Technical Specifications, Addenda, and other contract documents as prepared by ICON Architectural Group may be examined at the following places:

    The office of ICON Architectural Group, Grand Forks or West Fargo, North Dakota.
    The office of City of Mason City, Mason City, Iowa.
    The documents may also be viewed electronically through Submittal Exchange.
    North Dakota Builder’s Exchanges at Grand Forks, Fargo-Moorhead, and Bismarck.
    Iowa League of Cities, Des Moines, IA
    North Iowa Builders Exchange, Mason City, IA
    Sioux City Construction League, Sioux City, IA
    Master Builders of Iowa, Sioux City, IA
    Sioux Falls Builders Exchange, Sioux Falls, SD
    Plains Builders Exchange, Sioux Falls, SD
    Omaha Builders Exchange, Omaha, NE
    Lincoln Builders Bureau, Lincoln, NE
    Minnesota Builder’s Exchanges at Minneapolis/St. Paul, St. Cloud and Duluth
    Dodge Plan Room, Construction Market Data, Minneapolis, MN

    Bidders may obtain copies of the construction documents including addendums after registering with Submittal Exchange. Please contact Kim Pastir at ICON at kimp@iconhd.com to receive user name and password. Upon registration with Submittal Exchange all bidders acknowledge receipt and responsibility of understanding all construction documents to prepare their bids.

    Each bid must deposit bid security with the bid. The bid security must be in a sum equal to five percent of the full amount of the bid and must be in the form of a cashier’s check or certified check drawn on a state-chartered or federally chartered bank or a certified, state draft drawn on a state-chartered or federally chartered credit union or the governmental entity may provide for a bidder’s bond with corporate surety satisfactory to the governmental entity. The bidder’s bond must contain no conditions. A bidder’s bond must be executed by the bidder as principal and by a surety, conditioned that if the principals bid is accepted and the contract awarded to the principal, the principal, within ten days after notice of the award, shall execute a contract, or accept and return the award letter, in accordance with the terms of the bid, the bid bond, and any condition of the governing body. The bid security shall be made payable to the City Clerk of the City of Mason City, Iowa.

    Sales Tax Exemption. Contractors and subcontractors shall not include sales tax for material purchases. At the time of the contract acceptance by the City Council, the prime contractor and all subcontractors will be issued a certificate of exemption.

    Bids shall comply with Chapter 26 of the Code of Iowa “Public Construction Bidding” shall govern submittal, opening and award of bids, as amended. If a successful bidder does not execute a contract within the time allowed, the bidder’s bond shall be forfeited to the governing body and the project awarded to the next lowest responsible bidder.

    No bidder may withdraw this bid within thirty (30) days after the actual date of the opening thereof. The Bid Bond of the three lowest Bidders for each contract will be retained until the contract has been awarded and executed, but no longer than thirty (30) days after the date of the Bid.

    By virtue of statutory authority, a preference will be given to products and provisions grown and produced within the State of Iowa and to Iowa domestic labor.

    In accordance with Iowa statutes, a resident bidder shall be allowed a preference as against a nonresident bidder from a state or foreign country if that state or foreign country gives or requires any preference to bidders from that state or foreign country, including but not limited to any preference to bidders, the imposition of any type of labor force preference, or any other form of preferential treatment to bidders or laborers from that state or foreign country. The preference shall be equal to the preference given or required by the state or foreign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident. In the instance of a resident labor force preference, a nonresident bidder shall apply the same resident labor force preference to a public improvement in this state as would be required in the construction of a public improvement by the state or foreign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident.

    Bidders will be required to complete a Bidder Status Form from the Iowa Department of Labor regarding the Contractor’s resident status within the State of Iowa. Failure to submit a fully completed Bidder Status Form with the bid may result in the bid being deemed nonresponsive and rejected.

    Bids shall be in accordance with and submitted on the Bid form supplied within the Bid Documents. Failure to do so may result in rejection of the Bid. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any irregularities therein, and rebid the project until a satisfactory bid is received. The owner reserves the right to award to the lowest responsible bidder as may be determined by the owner.

    The successful bidder will be required to furnish a bond in an amount equal to one hundred (100) percent of the contract price, said bond to be issued by a responsible surety approved by the Owner and which shall guarantee a faithful performance of the Contract and the terms and conditions therein contained and shall guarantee the prompt payment of all materials and labor and protect and save harmless the Owner from claims and damages of any kind caused by the operations of the Contractor and shall also guarantee the maintenance of the improvements constructed for a period of two (2) year(s) after completion and acceptance by the Owner.

    The work of this Project shall be phased as defined on the Drawings and Project Manual. Occupancy and life safety systems shall be maintained during construction.

    Published upon order of the City Council of the City of Mason City, Iowa.

    CITY OF MASON CITY, IOWA
    Attest: /s/ Aaron Burnett
    City Administrator

    Publish 4-3-19
    Emailed 3-19-19

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 22, 2019 at 6:10 pm

      Now it is time for a second special counsel to investigate the Clinton 2016 campaign, FISA warrants, possible attempted coup, and the FBI/DOJ handling of the Clinton email scandal. That report should prove interesting. Wonder how many indictments we would see from that?

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    March 20, 2019 at 9:32 am

    Healthy Living Clinic & Blood Pressure Clinic Schedule
    (formerly Senior Health Clinic)

    The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Heath offers Healthy Living Clinics to county residents age 55 and older. There is no charge. However, contributions are encouraged in order to keep the clinic running. Blood pressure clinics are also available free of charge.

    The Healthy Living Clinic is an annual health screening and does not replace a physician’s care. To make an appointment, Cerro Gordo County residents may call the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health: (641) 421-9316 or Toll Free: 1-888-264-2581 ext. 9316.

    April 2019

    HEALTHY LIVING CLINICS

    3 Mason City Regency Apartments, 1531 6th Place SE
    10 Mason City IOOF Home & Comm. Therapy Ctr, 1037 19th St. SW
    17 Rockwell Rockwell Community Center, 114 3rd St. N.
    29 Clear Lake First Congregational Church, 205 W. 10th Ave. North

    BLOOD PRESSURE CLINICS

    9 (8:15-9:00 AM) First Citizens National Bank Heritage Club Movie,
    Cinema West 4710 4th Street SW, Mason City

    11 (10:30-11:30 AM) Mason City Senior Center, 326 4th St. NE, Mason City

    16 (9:30-10:00 AM) Plymouth City Hall, 616 Broad Street, Plymouth

    15 (Noon) Rockwell Comm. Center, 114 3rd Street North, Rockwell

    23 (10:30-11:30 AM) Clear Lake Senior Center, 105 South 4th Street, Clear Lake

    Healthy Living Clinic and Blood Pressure Clinic schedules are also posted on the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health web site: http://www.cghealth.com

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 22, 2019 at 6:11 pm

      Ranking member Feinstein?! Shouldn’t there be a real investigation of her and having her driver be a Chinese Spy for 17 yrs not to mention her playing stupid on the Kavanaugh charade… Mind boggling the different standards.

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    March 20, 2019 at 9:32 am

    NOTICE OF HEARING AND LETTING TO BIDDERS
    2019 PAVEMENT MARKING PROGRAM
    PROJECT NO. 19-1005
    MASON CITY, IOWA

    Public notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by the City of Mason City, Iowa, at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 10 1st Street NW, Mason City, IA 50401, until 2:00 p.m. CDT, on the 9th day of April, 2019 for furnishing materials and labor for the 2019 Pavement Marking Program in said City, as described in plans and specifications therefore now on file in the office of the City Clerk. Proposals will be acted upon by the City Council at a meeting to be held in the Mason City Room, Mason City Public Library, 225 2nd Street SE, Mason City, Iowa, beginning at 7:00 p.m., on the 16th day of April 2019.

    At said time and place, a public hearing will also be held on the 16th day of April 2019 for proposed plans, specifications, and proposed form of the contract for said 2019 Pavement Marking Program, and at said hearing, any interested person may appear and file objections thereto or to the cost of said improvements.

    The general extent of the program is to add new and refresh existing pavement markings on designated streets at various locations within the City of Mason City. The program also includes paint markings for identification of on-street bicycle routes.

    The kinds of materials proposed to be used and the approximate amounts are as set out in these specifications, the “Special Provisions”, and the “Price Schedule”, which by this reference are made a part of this proposal.

    PROJECT – A

    ITEM ITEM DESCRIPTION UNIT QUANTITY
    Broken Center Line, Yellow LF 48,830
    Broken Center Line, White LF 7,945
    No Passing Zone Line, Yellow LF 146,246
    Edge Line Right, White LF 152,031
    Solid Lane Line, White LF 8,483
    Channelizing Lane, Yellow LF 21,541
    Channelizing Lane, White LF 620
    Curb, Yellow LF 5,895
    Curb, White LF 1,736
    Stop Line, White LF 7,041
    Crosswalk Line, White LF 17,905
    Crosswalk Block, White EACH 43
    Directional Arrow, White EACH 343
    Yield Triangle, White EACH 12
    RR Crossing Set, White EACH 70
    Parking Lot Striping, White LF 8,716
    Parking Lot Striping, Blue LF 1,156
    Parking Lot Striping, Yellow LF 642
    Parking Lot Curb, Blue LF 140
    Wheelchair Symbol EACH 21
    Traffic Control LS 0.5

    PROJECT – B

    ITEM ITEM DESCRIPTION UNIT QUANTITY
    1. Edge Line, White LF 53,839
    2. Bike Crossing Lines, White LF 4,826
    3. Bike Lane Symbol, White EACH 113
    4. Shared Bike Lane Symbol, White EACH 412
    5. Shared Bike Lane Symbol, White, Epoxy EACH 28
    6. Pavement Marking Symbol Removal EACH 28
    7. Traffic Control LS 0.5

    The method of construction shall be by contract. All work is to be done in strict compliance with plans and specifications prepared by the City Engineer of Mason City, Iowa, which have heretofore been approved by the City Council and are now on file for public examination in the office of the City Clerk.

    All work shall be done in accordance with the latest version of the City of Mason City Standard Specifications and the Iowa Department of Transportation, Standard Specifications for Highway and Bridge Construction.

    Each bid must be made out on a Proposal Form, furnished by the City and obtained at the office of the City Clerk.

    Each proposal shall be sealed in an envelope marked, “Proposal for 2019 Pavement Marking Program, Project No. 19-1005, Mason City, Iowa”. Each bid must be accompanied, in a separate envelope, by a bidding check or bid bond in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the bid price, said check being either a cashier’s check or a check certified by a bank in Iowa or a bank chartered under the laws of the United States, or a Certified Share Draft drawn on a credit union in Iowa or chartered under the laws of the United States, and made payable to the City Treasurer of the City of Mason City, Iowa, as a security that the bidder will furnish the required bonds and enter a contract within ten (10) days after the award of the contract.

    Payment for said “2019 Pavement Marking Program” will be made from Road Use Tax from the City of Mason City, Iowa, or from such other funds as may be legally used for such purposes. Monthly estimates will be made by the City Engineer, and payment will be made to the contractor in the amount of ninety-five percent (95%) of said estimate on or about ten (10) days thereafter. Payment shall not be made for materials stored off or on site. Final payment will be made no sooner than thirty (30) days following final acceptance of the work by the City of Mason City.

    Bidders shall not be permitted to withdraw their bids for a period of forty-five (45) days after the same areopened.

    By virtue of statutory authority, a preference will be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa.

    Pursuant to Chapter 73 of the Code of Iowa, out-of-state bidders are hereby advised of the Iowa Bidding Preference Law extending to Iowa firms any preference out-of-state competitors receive in their own states. Such preference may be (a) strict preference, (b) reciprocal preference, or combination preference and reciprocal. Application of such preference will be extended for any “public improvement” as defined in Chapter 73A.1 of the Code of Iowa.

    Failure to submit a fully completed Bidder Status Form with the bid may result in the bid being deemed nonresponsive and rejected.

    The established DBE goal for this project is 0% of the total amount bid.

    The City of Mason City, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.

    Prospective bidders’ or contractor’s attention is specifically called to the Mason City Human Rights Commission Specifications which mandates that female and minority business enterprises shall be afforded the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of this project. Prospective bidders’ or contractor’s attention is also directed to the fact that the Mason City Human Rights Commission will notify firms designated as Minority, Women, and/or Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, of this project and determine if they are interested in participating as subcontractors for this project. Prospective bidders or contractors shall then be notified by the Commission of those interested parties.

    The successful bidder will be required to furnish a performance and maintenance bond in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price. Said bond is to be issued by a responsible surety approved by the City Council, and shall guarantee the faithful performance of the contract and the terms and conditions therein contained, and shall guarantee the prompt payment of all materials and labor and protect and save harmless the city from claims and damages of any kind caused by the operation of the contractor.

    Bidders shall be expected to comply with Chapters 91C and 103A of the Code of Iowa concerning the registration and bonding of construction contractors and the successful bidder shall be required to supply the City of Mason City with proof of said compliance.

    The bidders’ attention is called to the prompt payment to the subcontractors, under Chapter 573.12 of the Code of Iowa.

    The final completion date for the project is July 12, 2019.

    Plans and specifications governing the construction of the proposed improvements have been prepared by the City Engineer of Mason City, Iowa, which plans and specifications are hereby made a part of this notice and the proposed contract by reference, and the proposed contract shall be executed in compliance therewith.

    Copies of said plans and specifications are now on file in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 10 1st Street NW, Mason City, Iowa, for examination by bidders. A refundable deposit of $25 will be required for the Plans and Project Manual. To receive a refund both the Plans and Project Manual must be returned in complete and reusable condition within fourteen days of the award of the project.

    All bids shall NOT include Iowa State Sales Tax for materials used in the project. Upon award, the successful bidder shall immediately provide a listing of subcontractors and associated Federal ID or Social Security Numbers for both the contractor and subcontractors. The city will register the contractor and subcontractors with the Iowa Department of Revenue and will provide appropriate certificates to the contractor for distribution and use.

    The City of Mason City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive technicalities and irregularities.

    Published upon order of the City Council of the City of Mason City, Iowa.

    Aaron Burnett, City Clerk, City of Mason City, Iowa

    Publish 4-3-19
    Emailed 3-19-19

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      March 22, 2019 at 6:13 pm

      It’s time to turn the tables. We want a final peaceful transfer of power for at least the last year of our President and then a vigilant investigation into Obama’s minions and also all including Rosenstein that pushed a lie to the FISA court

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    March 20, 2019 at 9:31 am

    27TH STREET SW
    LIFT STATION PROJECT
    NOTICE TO BIDDERS / NOTICE OF HEARING

    Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the City of Mason City, at City Hall, 10 1st St. N.W., Mason City, Iowa, 50401 before 2:00 p.m. on the 25th day of April, 2019, at which time and place (City Hall, 10 1st Street NW, Mason City, Iowa 50401) they will be publicly opened and read aloud for the 27th Street SW Lift Station Project.

    Bids will be considered by the City Council at a meeting to be held in the Mason City Room, Mason City Public Library, 225 2nd St. S.E., Mason City, Iowa beginning at 7:00 p.m., on the 7th day of May, 2019, and will be acted upon at such a time and place or at such later time and place as may then be fixed. Prior thereto, at said time and place, a public hearing will also be held on the proposed plans, specifications, form of contract, and estimate of costs for said improvements. At said hearing, the Council will also receive and consider any objections to said plans and specifications, form of contract or to the estimated cost of said improvement made by any interested party.

    The 27th Street SW Lift Station Project is located approximately ¾ mile south of the intersection of 19th St SW and South Pierce Avenue, Mason City, Iowa between 27th Street SW and 43rd Street SW, west of South Pierce Avenue.

    The proposed construction proposed consists of two contracts:

    Contract I – Lift Station:

    Construction of a wet well/dry well cast-in-place concrete lift station approximately 18’x20’x17’ deep including generator, electrical, controls, pumping system and restoration work.

    Contract II – Force Main:

    Installation of approximately 4,015 lineal feet of 12” force main by open cut and/or directional drill methods including testing and restoration work.

    Method of construction shall be by contract and all work is to be done in strict compliance with Plans and Specifications prepared by Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH) which have theretofore been approved by the City Council, City of Mason City and are now on file for public examination in the office of City Clerk located at Mason City-City Hall. Paper copies of Bidding Forms and copies of Plans and Specifications and contract documents may be obtained from the Engineer’s Office at Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH), 215 North Adams Avenue, Mason City, Iowa 50401 for a $25.00 deposit, refundable if returned unused within 14 days after the bid opening. Contractors requesting paper copies will be placed on the bidders list by the Engineer. QuestCDN will maintain bidders list and distribution of any addenda.

    Complete digital image copies of the Bidding Documents, Contract Documents, and Plans and Specifications are available for download for free at https://www.questcdn.com. These documents may be viewed or downloaded by selecting this project by entering eBidDocTM Number 6219654 on the QuestCDN Search Projects page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at 952.233.1632 or info@questcdn.com.

    The kinds of materials proposed to be used and approximate amounts are as set out in the “Bid Form” which by this reference is made a part of this notice.

    Each bid shall be sealed in an envelope marked “Bid for 27th Street SW Lift Station Project, Mason City, Iowa.” Each bid must be accompanied in a separate envelope by a bidding check or bid bond in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the bid price, said check being either a certified or cashier’s check, drawing on a credit union in Iowa or chartered under the laws of the United States, made payable to the City of Mason City, Iowa, as security that the bidder will furnish the required bonds and enter into a contract within ten (10) working days, excluding Saturday, Sunday and holidays, after award of the contract to him.

    Bidders shall not be permitted to withdraw their bids for a period of thirty (30) days after the same are opened.

    Work under the proposed Contract shall commence within ten (10) calendar days after the date set forth in the Notice to Proceed.
    All work shall be substantially complete by no later than December 31, 2019. All work shall be fully completed and ready for final payment by no later than June 15, 2020.
    Substantial completion is defined as follows: All work is complete except for turf restoration and minor cleanup of the project site.
    The City of Mason City, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.

    Prospective bidders’ or contractor’s attention is specifically called to the Mason City Human Rights Commission Specifications which mandates that female and minority business enterprises shall be afforded the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of this project. Prospective bidders’ or contractor’s attention is also directed to the fact that the Mason City Human Rights Commission will notify firms designated as Minority, Women, and/or Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, of this project and determine if they are interested in participating as subcontractors for this project. Prospective bidders or contractors shall then be notified by the Commission of those interested parties.

    The established DBE goal for this project is 0% of the total amount bid.

    This Work shall be subject to minimum wages and labor standards in accordance with Iowa State law.

    By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa.

    In accordance with Iowa statutes, a resident bidder shall be allowed a preference as against a nonresident bidder from a state or foreign country if that state or foreign country gives or requires any preference to bidders from that state or foreign country, including but not limited to any preference to bidders, the imposition of any type of labor force preference, or any other form of preferential treatment to bidders or laborers from that state or foreign country. The preference allowed shall be equal to the preference given or required by the state or foreign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident. In the instance of a resident labor force preference, a nonresident bidder shall apply the same resident labor force preference to a public improvement in this state as would be required in the construction of a public improvement by the state or foreign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident.

    Bidders shall be expected to comply with Chapters 91C and 103A of the Code of Iowa concerning the registration and bonding of construction contractors and the successful bidder shall be required to supply the City of Mason City with proof of said compliance.

    Payment to the contractor will be made in cash, the proceeds of bonds, notes or project notes, or from the payment of special assessments not pledged to the payment of Special Assessment Bonds, and in cash derived from the sale of Special Assessment Bonds, to be issued in accordance with Chapter 384 of the Code of Iowa, 2017, and in particular, Section 384.68 of said Code, in anticipation of the collection of said special assessments, an estimate of such assessments being on file with the City Clerk, said bonds to be sold by the City at not less than the par value thereof, plus accrued interest. Any deficiency between the amount of the contract price of said improvements and the amount of proceeds from the payment of unpledged special assessments and from the sale of said Special Assessment Bonds shall be paid from the proceeds of the issuance and sale of General Obligation Bonds, as may be legally issued and/or from such other funds as may be legally used for such purposes.

    Payment will be made to the contractor in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract value, not earlier than 31 days from the final acceptance of the work by the City, subject to the conditions and in accordance with the provisions of Chapters 26 and 573 of the Code of Iowa, as needed. The contractor will be paid each month, ninety-five percent (95%) of the engineer’s estimate of the value of acceptable work completed at the end of the preceding month.

    The bidder’s attention is called to the prompt payment to the subcontractors under Chapter 573.12 of the Code of Iowa.

    Plans and specifications governing the construction of the proposed improvements have been prepared by SEH, 215 North Adams, Mason City, Iowa, which plans and specifications, and also prior proceedings of the Mason City, Iowa, City Council referring to and defining said proposed improvements, are hereby made a part of this notice and the proposed contract by reference, and the proposed contract shall be executed in compliance therewith.

    Copies of said plans and specifications are now on file in the office of the City Clerk, for examination by bidders.

    All bids shall NOT include Iowa Sales Tax for materials used in the project. Upon award, the successful bidder shall immediately provide a listing of subcontractors and associated Federal ID or Social Security Numbers for both the contractor and subcontractors. The City will register the contractor and subcontractors with the Iowa Department of Revenue and will provide appropriate certificates to the contractor for distribution and use.

    The City of Mason City, Iowa reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities or informalities in bids or bidding.

    Published upon order of the City Council of the City of Mason City, Iowa.

    /s/Aaron Burnett
    Aaron Burnett, City Clerk

    Publish 4-23-19
    Emailed 3-19-19

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 22, 2019 at 6:14 pm

      Now Democrats will pivot to a new narrative, hoping everyone forgets they spent 2 years talking about nothing else while wearing their tinfoil hats.

      Great now Mueller can Investigate non citizens voting (foreign interference) in 2018 elections And the election officials in Broward County.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 20, 2019 at 8:34 am

    Ms. Pirro on the Fox Network, was correct when she states that Islam and the US Constitution are in conflict. Islam is a “Form of Government” disguised as a religion and not compatible with the US Constitution. While this is never reported in the news it should be. Arab Countries govern themselves with their Koran. The term “Sharia Law” is taken directly from the Koran and is used throughout the Arab states to govern themselves. The Fox News Network owes Ms. Pirro an apology, she is spot on.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 20, 2019 at 1:17 pm

      Pirro’s show is all about hate. She’s completely crazy.
      Not to mention that she is a infamous liar, a notorious old slut and political whore.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 20, 2019 at 6:20 pm

        Poor little Snowflake having another meltdown over someone smarter and better than he is.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 21, 2019 at 6:13 pm

        Poor Little Snowflake having a meltdown. Time to head to your safe space so you don’t have to make up lies anymore

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 22, 2019 at 2:11 pm

      Hmm sounds like american Christians. Its funny when others refuse to see their own hypocrisy.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 20, 2019 at 8:34 am

    Warren is a career liar who has lived a lie for decades, now lies again by blaming her own family for the lie she swore by until recently? This is about as pathetic and repulsive as you can get.

    But of course, NOW it’s not Warrens fault, it’s her family’s fault. If she’ll throw her own family under the bus for her personal gain…..what do u think she’d do to our country?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 20, 2019 at 8:33 am

    Ok, BETO. We want someone who looks, acts, and does everything EXACTLY like Trump. Oh.. Wait. ….. WE ALREADY HAVE THAT ! Bye, Felicia.

    I can remember when Presidential campaigns attracted serious candidates with serious messages. Now we get clowns like O’Dork with a questionable past and a speaking style of self medicated drug user.

    I don’t think O’Dork can be molded HE’S wimpy, non American, and trying to be something he’s not he is a weak person no backbone, that’s what I think.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 20, 2019 at 8:30 am

    1.3 illegal aliens apprehended per second, but it’s a “Manufactured Crisis”. Build That Wall. OUR President Donald Trump 2020

    The border wall is a much better deterrent, apprehensions will always occur, why? Because Democrat Party politicians have made it their mission to incentivise illegal aliens coming here for entitlement programs. Democrats, they don’t even call it illegal any longer, it’s watered down version is undocumented. They broke the law. Which makes them……… illegal aliens

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 20, 2019 at 8:30 am

    I’m writing this really slow so you can understand. The border patrol got lucky. There are 1954 miles of border, over all types of terrain, from desert, to water, to city. Patrol agents can’t be everywhere at once. So these happened to be in the right place at the right time. And who is to say that these 500 that were caught aren’t covering for a thousand that crossed at some other point.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 23, 2019 at 12:02 pm

      You’re reading it slow so your lips don’t get tired.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 20, 2019 at 8:29 am

    Forget trying to REASON w/ the galactically ignorant Democrats. When not watching CNN, they have their collective heads firmly planted up their collective fannies !

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 20, 2019 at 8:28 am

    I just can’t wait until 2020 when Trump wins again and all the Crybaby Liberal Idiots will run to their safe space and cry.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 19, 2019 at 11:01 pm

    Three fire trucks at Walgreens tonight at 10:30 when I went by.

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      Bub Reply Report comment

      March 22, 2019 at 7:59 am

      And there were some at the Fire Station the other day too. And the day before that, what the hell is going on?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 19, 2019 at 6:11 pm

    I hate to tell you Booker but you are no Obama and your chances of being elected President are nil and none.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 19, 2019 at 6:10 pm

    The lefties in this country would be quite comfortable turning control of the United States over to the UN. The American taxpayer provides the majority of the funding for this global cesspool and the return on investment is hate and disrespect .

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 19, 2019 at 4:53 pm

    What is Donald Trump really like?
    Well, according to those that have been close to him;
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Trump had the understanding of “a fifth- or sixth-grader.”
    White House chief of staff John Kelly called Trump “an idiot and unhinged.”
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and former chief of staff Reince Priebus called Trump an “idiot.”
    Economic adviser Gary Cohn said Trump was “dumb as shit.”
    National security adviser H.R. McMaster said the president was a “dope.”
    White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said in November 2017 that Trump was “like an 11-year-old child.”
    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in July 2017 called Trump a “moron.”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 19, 2019 at 4:58 pm

      Time to lock him in an wire cage!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 19, 2019 at 6:06 pm

      Let’s have some AUTHORITATIVE cites LIB.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 19, 2019 at 1:05 pm

    Trumpanzee:
    1. A mindless follower and believer of Donald Trump.
    2. An irrational creature prone to wild overreaction, rattling its cage at the slightest provocation
    and indiscriminately flinging its feces around until everything is covered in excrement.
    3. A person of caveman type intellect who follows lies and simplistic ideas, even when the truth would serve him or her better.
    4. Un-evolved members of society known for nonsensical, sexist, racist, and inflammatory remarks. Their low intelligence makes them impervious to facts.
    5. A person who has a blind, cult-like admiration of and devotion to the worst President in American history, Donald Trump.
    6. Is used to describe anyone who bury their head in the sand as they spread their buttcheeks and present their rectum to Donald Trump to show their intent that they will always choose loyalty to their master over loyalty to truth.

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      BO 2020 Reply Report comment

      March 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm

      Looks like Trump beat you pretty bad to get in your head like that. Just wait till Beto gets to be president in 2020. Things will be different then.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 19, 2019 at 12:28 pm

    Trumptard:
    A idiotic chimp minded individual who follows the current pathetic excuse for a president, Donald Trump.

    A mental disorder characterized by blindly following a washed up reality tv star who thinks they’re a “stable genius” and insists that they have “the best words”.

    Other symptoms include Fox news addiction, compulsive uninformed tweeting, use of logical fallacies in discussions, denial of easily demonstrated facts, excessive chanting of the phrases “MAGA” and “LOCK HER UP”, typing in all caps, misogyny, racism, and blatant sheer stupidity.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 19, 2019 at 10:31 am

    Trumplican definition:
    A Republican who strays from party values and the goes against the USA Constition to pander to the cowardly draft dodger and idiot Donald Trump.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 19, 2019 at 6:13 pm

      Aw look there, a lefty trying to talk about something he knows nothing about, the Constitution.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 20, 2019 at 8:27 am

      And, you love the Clinton Crime Family or the Great Divider Obama. You have no clue what was in the constitution. The Democrats try to change the rules because they can’t win.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 19, 2019 at 8:21 am

    I can’t believe with as good as everything is going in this country there is this abuse to the president. He isn’t perfect but he is doing a great job.

    They haven’t come up with anything with credible evidence to back anything up yet all false accusations against Trump nothing but a Democrat witch hunt.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 19, 2019 at 8:21 am

    Very true the biggest most costliest witch-hunt ever…now they’re going to go after his taxes are you f****** kidding me…what about the uranium deal and Hillary why is that not a big deal??????

    No one in their lifetime has seen a president treated as he has been treated. If you can’t see it ,then you are stupid. It’s in the news every.day. And Clinton’s still walk the streets

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 19, 2019 at 8:19 am

    Attn: Mr. Nunes
    Judicial Watch should call on all deplorables to file charges against all involved in Russian Collusion, Coup Attempt and Treason. All 70 million of us will join in the lawsuit. Can this be done and when charges are filed can we do a citizen’s arrest?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 19, 2019 at 4:28 pm

      Candidate Party Popular Votes
      Donald J. Trump Republican 62,980,160
      Hillary R. Clinton Democratic 65,845,063

      Where did those extra 8 million of you come from? Besides, I know that only a few hundred of you are truly deplorable, the rest just made a mistake.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 20, 2019 at 8:35 am

        The Electoral College is the reason we have a United States of America instead of a United States of California!

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 20, 2019 at 8:46 am

        What are you talking about? The comment was there were 70 million of you. The election showed that only 62 million voted for trump. 70-62=8 Trump has not gained 8 million voters in the last 2 years.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 19, 2019 at 8:18 am

    Nunes is suing TWITTER for all the lies they put out about him multiple times EVERYDAY! AND he said this one lawsuit is just ONE OF MANY.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 19, 2019 at 11:56 am

      OMG–if Nunes wins his lawsuit against Twitter, just think of all the lawsuits that will be filed against our unstable Twitter Storm of a President!!!

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 20, 2019 at 8:22 am

        You truly are that stupid. Check your facts before you run off your mouth.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 19, 2019 at 8:16 am

    Not only is France morphing into socialism but their culture is being tested by immigration from Islamic countries. Gee, I missed this on CNN and MSNBC and MSM… The elected leaders FORCED THIS upon the people of France under the guise of COMPASSION. F THE LEADERS. And the first thing Amy Klobachar will do is get us back into this mess…

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 18, 2019 at 6:01 pm

    I REMEMBER!! And will NEVER FORGET 911.
    Seems I remember ALL THE MUSLIMS CHEERING ON THAT DAY

    Isn’t it amazing that anyone can talk of even the Removal of Trump by Death and are Praised for it and Pirro speaks a complete Truth and gets removed. Pathetic….Fox…..Pathetic.

    You have got to be friggin kidding me! Why isn’t that horrific show ‘The View’ off the air for all their offensive crap.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 18, 2019 at 6:01 pm

    The question stands:
    As a US member of the House of Representatives, Omar should have no problem denouncing sharia law, but will she?

    I didn’t realize we were living in a Muslim country where Americans get in trouble for saying what they feel. Yes, this is the new USA. The Democrats and Rinos will pay dearly for this one day. It’s a disgrace. I actually cannot believe all that I’ve witnessed in the past 2 yrs. Wow!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    I hope this is a joke! That is the dumbest suggestion I have ever heard! Even18 is young. They should change the voting age to 21.
    If a 17-year-old that kills people cannot be tried as an adult because he’s too young to know right from wrong, why should 16-year-olds vote?!?!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 18, 2019 at 6:22 pm

      Possibly because there’s a certain party that’s running scared. It’s just another way to drum up votes. Constantly bash the other party, let felons vote, allow illegals who won’t assimilate vote, support lazy people with hard working tax payer money, are more ways to get votes.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 18, 2019 at 5:59 pm

    Congress does NOT deserve ANY pay raise because they’ve done nothing but fight, argue, lie, deceive, ignore, and disrupt everything this country has stood for. This is DEFINITELY not the country I grew up believing we had.

    They work two and a half days a week why should they get more money everything should be cut in half

    Seriously? A pay raise for a Congress that does nothing for the American people? Uh…NO! How about term limits???? YES to that!

    No pay raises until the national debt is completely leveled. No lifetime benefits or pensions. They get access only to the same health insurance as the rest of us. Term limits. Travel on their own dime. 3 weeks vacation annually

    Let’s talk pay cuts, limited retirement with term limits, while we’re at it let’s also set a minimum number of working days or you don’t get paid period. They ALL need to be knocked down a notch or two or ten.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 18, 2019 at 5:58 pm

    Democrats can’t remember that they are the party of slavery and KKK either.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 18, 2019 at 5:58 pm

    Biden is a criminal liar.
    His sons got billion dollar contracts everywhere Biden as VP traveled including China

    Old groping Uncle Joe has memory of convenience.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 18, 2019 at 5:57 pm

    Attention black people:. Can’t you see, just like Hillary, Biden is liar and will lie and pander to you in order to get your vote, then leave you high and dry until the next election…#walkaway……does anyone remember his speech to a black audience when he said republicans wanted to put black people (he said ya’ll ) back in chains again…how racist is that???

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 18, 2019 at 5:57 pm

    From what I have seen of O’Rourke, he definitely doesn’t look or sound like presidential material !!! World leaders will flatten like a pancake and use him for a doormat !!! We need someone that has more to offer and nothing to hide !!!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 18, 2019 at 2:34 pm

    For a different kind of comment, ShopKo, is closing (all) stores.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 18, 2019 at 5:55 pm

      Read that today. Sorry to hear it. One less place to shop and one less reason to come to Mason City.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 18, 2019 at 2:04 pm

    The bottom feeders don’t feel good unless they waste millions of our money. You would think they would be delirious by now, but no their little brains are still struggling with the loss to Trump.
    They haven’t learned yet because the same crew is still pushing more crap that nobody wants.
    Nobody with half a brain wants more illegals and drugs or more unemployment.
    On second thought that is exactly what the halfwit Democrats want. I rest my case..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 18, 2019 at 8:19 am

    So AOC apartment in NY was rent free cause her daddy owned the building. Then AOC moved into an exclusive expensive apartment in DC and outfitted herself in outfits and accessories that cost thousands of dollars. AOC enjoys her car, riding in cars and air travel. All in complete conflict with her campaign platform and promises and in complete conflict with her #NewGreenDeal. And then AOC ruins tens of thousands of jobs and billions in revenue out of her state/district and celebrates her “win”. This is the only thing that AOC has done that rings true to her words…….keep the people unemployed and government dependent to further her socialist agenda. Which would keep her in the lap of luxury while keeping the masses impoverished. Her paying her boyfriend absolutely fits her sense of entitlement and arrogance!!! Impeach her socialist ass!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 19, 2019 at 4:32 pm

      She really has you worried, doesn’t she??? Your obsession is quite ridiculous.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 19, 2019 at 6:12 pm

        Her lack of intellect is quite ridiculous.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 20, 2019 at 8:24 am

        Nope, just can’t stand stupid uniformed people like her and you. What a waste of a college education. She should sue her college instructors.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          March 20, 2019 at 9:09 am

          I don’t think that has anything to do with your obsession. I think you are hopelessly in love with her. Nobody else writes so much about her.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 18, 2019 at 8:18 am

    Republicans need to grow some gonads, clear out the trash in their own party and start working for America. We are tired of weak Republicans running in fear of the left. Stand up and fight for your country. That’s why democrats took the house no one wanted to leave the same weak kneed do nothings in place. Many voted against those who did nothing when they had every chance.

    Democrats are such an embarrassment .

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 18, 2019 at 8:18 am

    Ever had your computer freeze up, or lost a connection? If that happens even ONCE in a two ton death capsule hurtling along at 70 mph, you’re toast. I will keep my controls, thank you.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 18, 2019 at 8:17 am

    Liberals want to be controlled because they can’t do anything for themselves. And I mean anything. Liberals are seriously the dumbest living things on the planet

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 18, 2019 at 8:16 am

    The bottom feeders don’t feel good unless they waste millions of our money. You would think they would be delirious by now, but no their little brains are still struggling with the loss to Trump.
    They haven’t learned yet because the same crew is still pushing more crap that nobody wants.
    Nobody with half a brain wants more illegals and drugs or more unemployment.
    On second thought that is exactly what the halfwit Democrats want. I rest my case

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 18, 2019 at 8:15 am

    It’s really difficult to stomach the politicization of this issue by the DOJ/FBI and Congress. While Conservatives are cheering Lindsey Graham’s sudden call to investigate the Clinton email fiasco, nobody stops to ask why it wasn’t done 3+ years ago.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 17, 2019 at 6:16 pm

    I’m not going to support the Clinton family at all, but calling anti-semitism wrong doesn’t incite murders. Muslim factions have no problem killing Christians, Jews, gays… (hell, they even kill other Muslims who are the “wrong kind of Muslims.)pretty much anybody who doesn’t believe in their fairy tale, but when they’re the victims, we’re supposed to be overcome with grief and sympathy?? Live by the sword, die by the sword.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 17, 2019 at 6:16 pm

    Where is the outrage(or even the news story ) About the people killed in the catholic church in the Philippines last week-end by the muslim suicide bombers? Philippines church bomb attack kills 20 |

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 18, 2019 at 8:01 am

      The Filipinos are outraged. They should build a wall to keep the muslim suicide bombers out.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 18, 2019 at 9:08 am

      Dumbass.
      It was all over the news and plenty of people were outraged.
      And it occured at the end of January, not last weekend, numbnuts.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 17, 2019 at 6:15 pm

    I am no fan of Chelsea Clinton, but her condemnation of antisemitism has ZERO to do with the mosque shootings. That’s a preposterous claim.
    Just as preposterous as the claim that Donald Trump incited it.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 17, 2019 at 6:15 pm

    If you shaved a cat, gave it a studded collar, took it for a walk, and called it a Dog, people would laugh you off the street. A man in a dress is still a man.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 17, 2019 at 7:12 pm

      Damn straight ! You can’t stick a flower in an asshole and call it a vase !!

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 18, 2019 at 8:03 am

        I would bet that they have done that already.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 17, 2019 at 6:14 pm

    I believe AOC got there by voter fraud. She is from NY after all. I personally believe her seat in congress was bought and she is a puppet for her handlers. She is too ignorant to have gotten there by herself…

    I really can’t believe they allow AOC to open her mouth in public. No wonder the Democrat ship is sinking.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 19, 2019 at 12:34 pm

      You also obviously believe anybody cares what you have to say, and that’s BS too.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 17, 2019 at 6:14 pm

    “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    In other words you AOC are dumber than a sack of rocks!

    Who in the hell votes for these nut jobs like AOC she’s a total wack job.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 20, 2019 at 10:28 am

      You should know.You big manly men sure are scared of one young woman. Alexandria Ocasia-Cortez graduated cum laude in economics and political science and had an asteroid named after her after winning second place in the microbiology division of the nation’s largest and most prestigious high school science fair. She worked her way to every bit of it, and is obviously smarter than you.

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    March 17, 2019 at 6:13 pm

    A plane is on its way to Washington DC, when Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is in economy class, gets up and moves to the first class section and sits down.
    The flight attendant watches her do this and asks to see her ticket.
    She then tells the Congresswoman that she paid for economy class and that she will have to sit in the back.
    Cortez replies, “I’m a Democrat, I’m beautiful, I’m socialist, I’m going to DC and I’m staying right here.”
    The flight attendant goes into the cockpit and tells the pilot and co-pilot that there is a Democrat sitting in first class that belongs in economy and won’t move back to her seat.
    The co-pilot goes back to Cortez and tries to explain that, because she only paid for economy, she will have to leave first class and return to economy.
    Cortez replies, “I’m a Democrat, I’m beautiful, I’m socialist, I’m going to DC and I’m staying right here.”
    The co-pilot tells the pilot that he probably should have the police waiting when they land to arrest the Congresswoman who won’t listen to reason.
    The pilot says, “You say she is a Democrat socialist? I’ll handle this. I’m married to a liberal. I speak socialist.”
    He goes back to the Democrat and whispers in her ear, and she says, “Oh, I’m sorry.”, then gets up and goes back to her seat in economy.
    The flight attendant and co-pilot are amazed and asked him what he said to her to make her move without any fuss.
    “I told her, ‘First class isn’t going to D.C.!!!!’”

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 17, 2019 at 6:12 pm

    Minnesota Omar is an example of why militant Muslims have no business in this country or government. There here for only one reason

    All Muslims need to leave the US before they take over the country like they have planned.

    This isn’t a warning, it is a promise based on the Muslim belief in the Koran, which teaches hate to anyone and everyone not Muslim! God is still in control and will only allow what He will allow!

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    March 17, 2019 at 2:45 pm

    Board Meeting Agenda
    03/18/2019 – 05:30 PM
    Mason City Community School District Board of Education Administrative Center Board Room

    Mason City Community School District Mission Statement: Providing quality education for all in a caring and responsive environment. (Board Policy 106)

    Mason City Community School District Statement of Vision: The Mason City Community School District provides responsive learning opportunities grounded in collaboration, communication, critical thinking and creativity for all students. As a community we are committed to preparing today’s learners for tomorrow’s future through authentic and relevant tasks. (Board Policy 105)

    Finance Committee Meeting: The Finance Committee of the Board of Education will meet at 5:00 p.m. in the Board Secretary’s office to review the financial reports of the district for the month ending February 28, 2019; to review investments made since the previous board meeting; and to review the list of warrants submitted for Board of Education approval.

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    March 17, 2019 at 2:44 pm

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MASON CITY, IOWA, ON THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF A PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE MASON CITY COMBINED, AMENDED AND RESTATED URBAN REVITALIZATION PLAN

    Public notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Mason City, Iowa, will hold a public hearing on the 2nd day of April, 2019, at 7:00 P.M., in the Mason City Public Library, 225 2nd Street SE, Mason City, Iowa, at which meeting the Council proposes to take action on the adoption of an Amendment No. 1 (“Amendment”) to the Mason City Combined, Amended and Restated Urban Revitalization Plan (“Plan”) for the Mason City Combined, Amended and Restated Urban Revitalization Area (“Area”) described therein, under the authority of Chapter 404 of the Code of Iowa, as amended.

    The purpose of the Amendment is to, among other things, extend the duration of the Plan; establish a Multi-Residential Housing Focus Area within the Area; add an exemption schedule for properties assessed as multiresidential and located in the Multi-Residential Housing Focus Area; and clarify the eligibility of property included within an urban renewal area.

    Any persons interested may appear at said meeting of the Council and present evidence for or against the adoption of the Amendment. The proposed Amendment is on file in the office of the City Clerk and available for public inspection or copying during ordinary business hours.

    This notice is given by order of the City Council of the City of Mason City, Iowa, pursuant to Section 404.2(6) of the Code of Iowa, 2019, as amended.

    Dated this 19th day of March, 2019.

    /s/Aaron Burnett
    City Clerk of Mason City, Iowa

    (End of Notice)

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    March 17, 2019 at 2:44 pm

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    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER APPROVAL OF A PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO THE MASON CITY DOWNTOWN REINVESTMENT URBAN RENEWAL PLAN FOR AN URBAN RENEWAL AREA IN THE CITY OF MASON CITY, STATE OF IOWA

    The City Council of the City of Mason City, State of Iowa, will hold a public hearing before itself at its meeting which commences at 7:00 P.M. on April 16, 2019 in the Mason City Room of the Mason City Public Library, 225 2nd Street SE, Mason City, Iowa, to consider adoption of a proposed Amendment No. 2 to the Mason City Downtown Reinvestment Urban Renewal Plan (the “Amendment”) concerning an Urban Renewal Area in the City of Mason City, State of Iowa, legally described as follows:

    Beginning at the Southwest corner of Lot Eleven (11), Block Thirty-Five (35), Railroad Addition to Mason City, Iowa, all in Section Three (3), Township Ninety-Six (96) North, Range Twenty (20) West of the 5th P.M. (Said point also being along the East Right of Way line of North Pennsylvania Avenue),

    Thence South along the East Right of Way line of North Pennsylvania Avenue to its intersection with the North Right of Way line of First Street Northeast,

    Thence East along the North Right of Way line of First Street Northeast to its intersection with the East Right of Way line of North Georgia Avenue,

    Thence South along the East Right of Way line of North Georgia Avenue and continuing South along the East Right of Way line of South Georgia Avenue to its projected intersection with the South Right of Way line of Second Street Southeast,

    Thence West along the South Right of Way line of Second Street Southeast to its intersection with the East Right of Way line of South Pennsylvania Avenue,

    Thence Southerly along the Easterly Right of Way line of South Pennsylvania Avenue to the Northwest corner of Lot Five (5), M. M. Burns Addition to Mason City, Iowa,

    Thence West across the Right of Way of South Pennsylvania Avenue from the Northwest corner of Lot Five (5), M. M. Burns Addition to Mason City, Iowa to the Northeast corner of Lot 20, M. M. Burns Addition to Mason City, Iowa (replatted as Charles D. Wilson’s Replat),

    Thence West along the North line of Lot 20, M. M. Burns Addition to Mason City, Iowa (replatted as Charles D. Wilson’s Replat),to the Northwest corner of said parcel,

    Thence South from the Northwest corner of Lot 20, M. M. Burns Addition to Mason City, Iowa (replatted as Charles D. Wilson’s Replat),to the Southwesterly corner of Lot 1 in Auditor’s Replat of Lots 14-15-16-17 M. M. Burns Addition to Mason City, Iowa,

    Thence Easterly along the Southerly line of Lot 1 in Auditor’s Replat of Lots 14-15-16-17 M. M. Burns Addition to Mason City, Iowa, to the Southeastern corner of said Parcel, which point is also on the west Right of Way line of South Pennsylvania Avenue;

    Thence Southeasterly along the West Right of Way line of South Pennsylvania Avenue from the Southeastern corner of Lot 1 in Auditor’s Replat of Lots 14-15-16-17 M. M. Burns Addition to Mason City, Iowa, to its intersection with the North Right of Way line of Fifth Street Southeast,

    Thence West along the North Right of Way line of Fifth Street Southeast to its intersection with the East Right of Way line of South Federal Avenue,

    Thence North along the East Right of Way line of South Federal Avenue to its intersection with the projected South Right of Way line of Fourth Street Southwest,

    Thence West across the Right of Way of South Federal Avenue from the projected intersection of the South Right of Way line of Fourth Street Southwest and the East Right of Way line of South Federal Avenue to the Northeasterly corner of Parcel 070942701000, described as follows,

    N 7.5″ L 18 & ALL L’S 19 & 20 BLK 17 EXC BEG AT NE COR L 20 S ON E LINE BLK 17 47.28′ TO PT 7.5″ S N LINE L 18 TH N 17°17″ W 20.2′ TO PT 6′ W E LINE BLK 17 TH N 38°09″ W 35.6′ TO PT ON N LINE L 20 & 28′ W NE COR L 20 TH E 28′ TO POB BLK 17 S MASON CITY

    which point is also along the South Right of Way line of Fourth Street Southwest,

    Thence West along the South Right of Way line of Fourth Street Southwest to the Northeast corner of Lot One (1), Block Thirty (30), South Mason City,

    Thence North across the Right of Way of Fourth Street Southwest from the Northeast corner of Lot One (1), Block Thirty (30), South Mason City to the Southeasterly corner of Parcel 070928300100, described as follows,

    L’S 37-38 & PART L’S 35-36 LYG WLY WASHINGTON AVE & ELY1/2 VAC ADAMS STR ADJ TO L 38 BLK D PAUL FELTS PLAT & S 17′ VAC 3RD SW EXT ELY TO W LINE WASHINGTON AVE

    which point is also along the Westerly Right of Way line of the Westerly fork of South Washington Avenue,

    Thence Northerly along the Westerly Right of Way line of the Westerly fork of South Washington Avenue and continuing Northerly along the Westerly Right of Way line of South Washington Avenue to its intersection with the South Right of Way line of Second Street Southwest,

    Thence West along the South Right of Way line of Second Street Southwest to its intersection with the projected West Right of Way line of South Adams Avenue,

    Thence North across the Right of Way of Second Street Southwest from the intersection of the projected West Right of Way line of South Adams Avenue and the South Right of Way line of Second Street Southwest to the Southeast corner of Lot Eight (8), Block Twenty (20), Paul Felts Plat of Mason City, Iowa, which point is also along the West Right of Way line of South Adams Avenue

    Thence North along the West Right of Way line of South Adams Avenue and continuing North along the West Right of Way line of North Adams Avenue to its intersection with the North Right of Way line of Third Street Northwest,

    Thence East along the North Right of Way line of Third Street Northwest to the Southeast corner of Lot Seven (7), Block Three (3), Paul Felts Plat of Mason City, Iowa,

    Thence North from the Southeast corner of Lot Seven (7), Block Three (3), Paul Felts Plat of Mason City, Iowa to the Southeast corner of Lot Nine (9), Block Forty-Four (44), H. G. Parkers Second Addition to Mason City, Iowa,

    Thence East from the Southeast corner of Lot Nine (9), Block Forty-Four (44), H. G. Parkers Second Addition to Mason City, Iowa to the Southeast corner of Lot Eight (8), Block Forty-Four (44), Paul Felts Plat of Mason City, Iowa,

    Thence North from the Southeast corner of Lot Eight (8), Block Fourty-Four (44), Paul Felts Plat of Mason City, Iowa to the Northeast corner of Lot One (1), Block Forty Four (44), Paul Felts Plat of Mason City, Iowa,

    Thence East from the Northeast corner of Lot One (1), Block Forty Four (44), Paul Felts Plat of Mason City, Iowa, to the Northeast corner of Lot Two (2), Block Forth-Three (43), Paul Felts Plat of Mason City, Iowa,

    Thence North from the Northeast corner of Lot Two (2), Block Forth-Three (43), Paul Felts Plat of Mason City, Iowa, to the Southeast corner of Lot Seven (7), Block Forty-Two (42), Paul Felts Plat of Mason City, Iowa,

    Thence North from the Southeast corner of Lot Seven (7), Block Forty-Two (42) of Paul Felts Plat of Mason City, Iowa to the Northeast corner of Lot Two (2), Block Forty-Two (42), Paul Felts Plat of Mason City, Iowa,

    Thence North across the Right of Way of Sixth Street Northwest from the Northeast corner of Lot Two (2), Block Forty-Two (42), Paul Felts Plat of Mason City, Iowa to the intersection of the projected West Right of Way line of North Enterprise Alley and the North Right of Way line of Sixth Street Northwest,

    Thence East along the North Right of Way line of Sixth Street Northwest and continuing East along the North Right of Way line of Sixth Street Northeast to its intersection with a line projected North from the Northeast corner of Lot Five (5), Block Forty-One (41), Railroad Addition to Mason City, Iowa,

    Thence South across the Right of Way of Sixth Street Northeast from the intersection of a line projected North from the Northeast corner of Lot Five (5), Block Forty-One (41), Railroad Addition to Mason City, Iowa and the North Right of Way line of Sixth Street Northeast to the Northeast corner of Lot Five (5), Block Forty-One (41), Railroad Addition to Mason City, Iowa,

    Thence South along the East line of Lot Five (5), Block Forty-One (41), Railroad Addition to Mason City, Iowa to the Southeast corner of said Lot, which point is also along the North Right of Way line of the East-West alley, Block Forty-One (41), Railroad addition to Mason City, Iowa,

    Thence East along the North Right of Way line of the East-West alley, Block Forty-One (41), Railroad addition to Mason City, Iowa, to its projected intersection with the East Right of Way line of North Delaware Avenue, which point is also the Southwest corner of Lot Eleven (11), Block Thirty-Seven (37), Railroad Addition to Mason City, Iowa,

    Thence South from the Southwest corner of Lot Eleven (11), Block Thirty-Seven (37), Railroad Addition to Mason City, Iowa to the Southwest corner of Lot Eleven (11), Block Thirty-Eight (38), Railroad Addition to Mason City, Iowa, which point is also along the North Right of Way line of the East-West alley in Block Thirty-Eight (38), Railroad Addition to Mason City, Iowa,

    Thence East along the North Right of Way line of the East-West alley in Block Thirty-Eight (38), Railroad Addition to Mason City, Iowa to the Southeast corner of Lot One (1), Block Thirty-Eight (38), Railroad Addition to Mason City, Iowa,

    Thence East across the Right of Way of North Pennsylvania Avenue from the Southeast corner of Lot One (1), Block Thirty-Eight (38), Railroad Addition to Mason City, Iowa to the Point of Beginning.

    A copy of the Amendment is on file for public inspection in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, City of Mason City, Iowa.

    The City of Mason City, State of Iowa is the local public agency which, if such Amendment is approved, shall undertake the urban renewal activities described in such Amendment.

    The general scope of the urban renewal activities under consideration in the Amendment is to promote the growth and retention of qualified industries and businesses in the Urban Renewal Area and to rehabilitate, conserve and redevelop land, buildings and other improvements within such area through the elimination and containment of conditions of blight so as to improve the community through the establishment of effective land use controls, through use of an effective program of rehabilitation of existing buildings and elimination of those structures which cannot be economically rehabilitated, with a limited amount of acquisition, clearance, resale and improvement of land for various purposes specified in the Amendment. To accomplish the objectives of the Amendment, and to encourage the further economic development of the Urban Renewal Area, the Amendment provides that such special financing activities may include, but not be limited to, the making of loans or grants of public funds to private entities under Chapter 15A of the Code of Iowa. The City also may acquire and make land available for development or redevelopment by private enterprise as authorized by law. The Amendment provides that the City may issue bonds or use available funds for purposes allowed by the Plan, as amended, and that tax increment reimbursement of the costs of urban renewal projects may be sought if and to the extent incurred by the City. The Amendment initially proposes specific public infrastructure or site improvements to be undertaken by the City, and provides that the Amendment may be amended from time to time.

    The proposed Amendment No. 2 would update the description of certain previously described projects to be undertaken within the Urban Renewal Area and add projects proposed to be undertaken in the Urban Renewal Area. The proposed Amendment adds no land to the Urban Renewal Area. Other provisions of the Plan not affected by the Amendment would remain in full force and effect.

    Any person or organization desiring to be heard shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard at such hearing.

    This notice is given by order of the City Council of the City of Mason City, State of Iowa, as provided by Section 403.5 of the Code of Iowa.

    Dated this 19th day of March, 2019.

    /s/Aaron Burnett
    City Clerk, City of Mason City, State of Iowa

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    Harry N. Sach Reply Report comment

    March 17, 2019 at 11:49 am

    How are you positive that he is the person doing these things? What is it that makes you feel so superior to everyone else that you can make such a statement like you did, without proof? And last, what is your infatuation with him anyway?

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    March 17, 2019 at 9:19 am

    You know i agree to some degree.. But i see a difference since PRESIDENT TRUMP got into office.. I see someone fighting as hard as one person can fight.. He takes 1 step forward and gets pushed 2 steps back.. WE THE PEOPLE have to help.. Before we count him out.. He’s a fighter. He’s not afraid of congress. He wants to protect our country…JUST KEEP IN MIND he can’t do it by himself..I’m going to give him my support threw 2020 election. TRUMP 2020.. keep in mind the mess he came into.

    Time to reduce the federal government by 50% across the board. get rid of all the waste and mismanagement. We need term limits and tort reform. No full-time pensions and perks for any politicians. Once you leave government that’s it! Time to take our country back!

    The United States is a Constitutional Republic not a Democracy the Constitution limits the power or the Government with checks and balances so one does not have more power than the other branches but Congress has strayed away from a Constitutional Republic to a Democracy Democracy vs. Republic. … In a republic, a constitution or charter of rights protects certain inalienable rights that cannot be taken away by the government, even if it has been elected by a majority of voters. In a “pure democracy,” the majority is not restrained in this way and can impose its will on the minority.

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    March 17, 2019 at 9:16 am

    I am currently a member of the “Trumplican Party”. The Republican and Democrats have been holding hands “under the table” for decades. Politics in America has been changed forever due to President Trump exposing the deep state and corruption in our Government. Corruption that is deeply rooted in both the Democratic and Republican Party which then has been filtered into all our Governmental Departments!

    Why doesn’t Pelosi and Schumer and some of those Rhino republicans who voted against the wall go down to the border and check it out….. Afraid they might get shot I guess. And, with luck they would.

    President Trump’s immigration reform is a win-win for everyone especially immigrants. The wall is a tool to deter illegal crossings and encourage legal entry.
    President Trump has allocated funds for more immigration judges which will streamline applications for entry. The leftists Democrats just don’t want president Trump to get credit for immigration reform for fear immigrants will vote Republican

    Does anyone else feel like Graham has found his own voice since Senator McCain has been gone?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 18, 2019 at 10:31 am

      Lindsey Graham is the biggest pussy in Washigton.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 17, 2019 at 9:14 am

    And when does Comey and Clinton’s get charged and arrested and put on trial for breaking the laws , multiple times ????? We’re STILL waiting !!!!
    you’ll just keep spinning and spinning like a top, until you make up ANOTHER new theory about why Hillary lost!
    Enough buttercup, it’s over…FBI DOJ goin’ dowwwwwwn!!
    I know you can’t handle big boy news, but that’s your problem!! If there was crimes on Trump they’d have marched in and DRAGGED him out, you dope! George Soros got his puppet master hand so far up your ass you can’t even change your liberal media channel

    It has become apparent that we are in a pivotal moment in history.After eight years of incompetence it’s great to see the efforts are paying off.The mind is a terrible thing to lay waste too.The Democrats are in meltdown.Obviously the head of the snake is hiding in plain sight.This treasonous fraud has no integrity. The great divider was instrumental in setting back race relations 50 years.The philosophy of division through diversity is a staple of the progressive socialist (Democrat ) party. Why unite us Americans when you can create dozens of self identified special interests.Now it had progressed into an dangerous realm.The current social warriors are attempting to intimidate American citizens. They are little more than fascist ideologues.Ending the free exchange of ideas and intolerance as demonstrated by the recent riots against opposing viewpoints is tantamount to Anarchy.The race based division is a legacy of the former presidents divisive rhetoric and ideology. The end result is yet to come the left has lost control of there own minions.The great dividers plan to create a socialist Globalist state is still underway.What freedoms will we lose if this isn’t ended.The Obama loyalists are still imbedded in our Government. This acolytes are a threat to America. There is little ethics involved just as there is no honor to the pledge they made to support the constitution. We must remove these frauds from power .

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 18, 2019 at 9:30 am

      You do realize that Trump is the President and he can order an investigation anytime he chooses to do so Why do you think he hasn’t done so? Because he is such a nice guy? Nah, don’t think so. He is worried about his own ass right now because he feels the hammer just over his head.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 17, 2019 at 9:08 am

    Why doesn’t Pelosi and Schumer and some of those Rhino republicans who voted against the wall go down to the border and check it out….. Afraid they might get shot I guess. And, with luck they would.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 17, 2019 at 9:05 am

    THE REPUBLICANS THAT VOTED AGAINST PRESIDENT TRUMP MUST GO AND WE MUST RE-ELECT PRESIDENT TRUMP OR WE WILL BE RIGHT BACK WHERE WE WERE. SO PRESIDENT TRUMP 2020 OR AMERICA WILL BE DONE

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 17, 2019 at 9:04 am

    The IRS is the agency that determines whether laws are followed and both information and math are correct. If they find anyone’s return acceptable than I don’t have the right to snoop into any citizens private business. How about these others that the IRS isn’t happy with like Al Sharpton? Why isn’t his ass in jail and his property seized.?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 17, 2019 at 9:04 am

    Wow! o’Rourke is just what we need in politics; a hacker, a poet, a fiction writer, a DUI’er, a burglar, a left wing nit wit, a pro illegal immigration supporter, anti- fossil fueler, and a vagabond. Typical Democrat.

    I think Beto’s run is over already. Cow ball poems! DUI! Domestic violence! Mowing kids down w/ his car fantasies & now a cultish hacker? Ride your skateboard into the sunset sonny! Your 15 minutes of fame is over!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 17, 2019 at 9:03 am

    AOC is a puppet. But I think the evil communist that are using her picked the wrong person. She’s dumber than a rock

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 17, 2019 at 5:01 pm

      You big manly men sure are scared of one young woman. Alexandria Ocasia-Cortez graduated cum laude in economics and political science and had an asteroid named after her after winning second place in the microbiology division of the nation’s largest and most prestigious high school science fair. She worked her way to every bit of it, and is obviously smarter than you.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 17, 2019 at 9:02 am

    Attorney General Barr remarked:
    “Obama signed 13 emergency declarations, and if you want to say it’s not the same as Trump’s declaration, I couldn’t agree more. Obama declared emergencies to help the people of Ukraine, Burundi, Venezuela, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Yemen, and Libya, among other countries. President Trump signed this declaration to protect Americans. Think about that a while. Democrats were all for sending our money overseas and have gotten downright nasty when it comes to using our money here.”
    “Mr. President your declaration of an emergency on the southern border was clearly authorized under the law and consistent with past precedent… The humanitarian and security crisis that we currently have right now on the border is exactly the type of emergency that presidents are permitted to address.”

    Sad that 12 GOP RINOs couldn’t understand a very clearly written law.. Vote em all OUT!!!

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    March 17, 2019 at 9:01 am

    You know i agree to some degree.. But i see a difference since PRESIDENT TRUMP got into office.. I see someone fighting as hard as one person can fight.. He takes 1 step forward and gets pushed 2 steps back.. WE THE PEOPLE have to help.. Before we count him out.. He’s a fighter. He’s not afraid of congress. He wants to protect our country…JUST KEEP IN MIND he can’t do it by himself..I’m going to give him my support threw 2020 election. TRUMP 2020.. keep in mind the mess he came into.

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    March 17, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Time to reduce the federal government by 50% across the board. get rid of all the waste and mismanagement. We need term limits and tort reform. No full-time pensions and perks for any politicians. Once you leave government that’s it! Time to take our country back!!!!!

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    March 17, 2019 at 9:00 am

    The United States is a Constitutional Republic not a Democracy the Constitution limits the power or the Government with checks and balances so one does not have more power than the other branches but Congress has strayed away from a Constitutional Republic to a Democracy Democracy vs. Republic. … In a republic, a constitution or charter of rights protects certain inalienable rights that cannot be taken away by the government, even if it has been elected by a majority of voters. In a “pure democracy,” the majority is not restrained in this way and can impose its will on the minority……

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    March 17, 2019 at 8:59 am

    Politicians need to represent OUR wishes, not what they THINK we would want. Also, Republicans and Democrats should be ashamed of their votes. Why would you ever vote to NOT defend our borders.

    They don’t want us knowing how many illegals are here voting. 50 million plus are registered to vote. As a matter of fact it looks like most of the democrats votes may be illegal