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Mason City man guilty of assaulting woman breaks no contact order, is jailed

Mason City man guilty of assaulting woman breaks no contact order, is jailed

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Two men dead from flu in Iowa

Two men dead from flu in Iowa

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced two influenza-related deaths. The two middle-aged (41 to 60 years of age) males were from central Iowa, the…

Morris and Niang on Wooden Award watch list

Morris and Niang on Wooden Award watch list

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State men’s basketball players Monté Morris and Georges Niang have been named to the Wooden Award Preseason Top 50, making ISU one of 13 schools with…

Two dead, five injured in crash near Webster City

Two dead, five injured in crash near Webster City

WEBSTER CITY – An SUV rolled several times as it exited a busy 4-lane roadway near Webster City, killing two and sending five persons to hospitals. According to a report…

Forest City Police Department’s K9 Kona will receive body armor

Forest City Police Department’s K9 Kona will receive body armor

FOREST CITY, IOWA – Forest City Police Department’s K9 Kona will receive a bullet and stab protective vest, the agency reported today. The FCPD says that the vest was obtained…

Iowa State Senators to take Medicaid privatization concerns to Washington 

Iowa State Senators to take Medicaid privatization concerns to Washington 

“Urgent federal action needed to protect Iowans’ health care and our state’s community health care providers,” Democrats say DES MOINES – Three key state legislators will meet this Wednesday in Washington, DC, with the…

State Senator “heartbroken” that governor “slam the door shut on Syrians refugees”

State Senator “heartbroken” that governor “slam the door shut on Syrians refugees”

Governor Branstad’s decision to slam the door shut on Syrians refugees is heartbreaking, yet not surprising Statement by Senator Janet Petersen of Des Moines – “Yesterday morning, the governor talked…

Council-elect Brett Schoneman resigns from North Iowa Corridor

Council-elect Brett Schoneman resigns from North Iowa Corridor

MASON CITY – A man recently elected to the Mason City council who sources say may have mis-lead a county supervisor before being appointed to the county’s economic development board has…

Governor Branstad joins lawsuit opposing EPA’s Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule

Governor Branstad joins lawsuit opposing EPA’s Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Terry Branstad intervened in a case pending in the U.S. District Court of North Dakota Southwestern Division against the EPA and U.S. Army Corps of…

Iowa man caught after allegedly trying to kill woman

Iowa man caught after allegedly trying to kill woman

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Black Lives Matter block major freeway in Twin Cities

Black Lives Matter block major freeway in Twin Cities

MINNEAPOLIS – Protesters connected to the Black Lives Matter group in Minneapolis blocked a major freeway in that city Monday night, prompting a standoff with police that led to dozens…

Domestic abuser jailed for failing batterer’s education program

Domestic abuser jailed for failing batterer’s education program

MASON CITY – A domestic abuser is in jail for failing to pay child support and failing his batterer’s education program as he has been on the run for months,…