Time to upgrade or build that new WEBSITE for your business.
Call Breakthrough Web Design at 641-201-1459 for a quote and to get started.
News & Entertainment for Mason City, Clear Lake & the North Iowa Region
• Founded 2010
Home » 2015 » November » 30

UPDATED: Fire causes severe damage to Clear Lake warehouse (video)

UPDATED: Fire causes severe damage to Clear Lake warehouse (video)

CLEAR LAKE – An early morning fire Monday caused serious damage to a Clear Lake business. Clear Lake police thanked the Clear Lake Fire Department and Ventura Fire Department for…

Ragan: Sound budgeting gives Iowa “good outlook” for 2016

Ragan: Sound budgeting gives Iowa “good outlook” for 2016

From Senator Amanda Ragan – As we move toward the 2016 session, the careful budget-making strategy adopted by the Legislature will allow us to maintain our investments in expanding Iowa’s…

Wanted Mason City druggie turns himself in

Wanted Mason City druggie turns himself in

MASON CITY – A Mason City man charged over the years with numerous offenses turned himself in on an arrest warrant Monday afternoon after he skipped court on yet another…

Iowa’s Desmond King named Big Ten defensive back of the year

Iowa’s Desmond King named Big Ten defensive back of the year

IOWA CITY, IOWA – University of Iowa senior Desmond King has been named Tatum-Woodson Defensive Back of the Year in the Big Ten Conference. In addition, King was named first-team…

Deer harvest running ahead of previous years

Deer harvest running ahead of previous years

DES MOINES – Hunters have reported harvesting more than 27,300 deer so far into the 2015 season, which is nearly 4,000 more than was reported in 2013 and 2014 over…

Chicago university closed after threat to kill 16 white men in retaliation for killing of black teen

Chicago university closed after threat to kill 16 white men in retaliation for killing of black teen

CHICAGO – The University of Chicago closed its campus today after a threat to kill up to 16 white male students or faculty in retaliation for the police shooting of…

U.S. Marshals offer deals on ‘Cyber Monday’ in auctions of seized items from criminals

U.S. Marshals offer deals on ‘Cyber Monday’ in auctions of seized items from criminals

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On “Cyber Monday,” Nov. 30, U.S. Marshals continue to work for victims of crime by asking the public to consider placing a bid on unique items for…

Cerro Gordo GOP to welcome Rand Paul, Chris Christie to town this week

Cerro Gordo GOP to welcome Rand Paul, Chris Christie to town this week

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Republican Party today announced two visitors with presidential aspirations will be visiting Mason City. Friday, December 4th at 6 PM at the Muse…

Iowa’s Parker Hesse named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

Iowa’s Parker Hesse named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

IOWA CITY, IOWA – University of Iowa defensive end Parker Hesse has been named Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Week for his performance in Iowa’s 28-20 win at Nebraska.…

Extra attention by Minnesota law enforcement to drunk drivers now till end of year

Extra attention by Minnesota law enforcement to drunk drivers now till end of year

ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA – Planning to do some drinking north of the border? There is extra law enforcement on Minnesota roads now through the end of December, according to a…

Speeding drunk driver caught in Clear Lake

Speeding drunk driver caught in Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE – A Mason City woman was stopped and arrested for drunk driving early Sunday morning in Clear Lake. On November 29 at 1:42 AM, a Cerro Gordo deputy…