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Drunk driver traveling wrong way on Avenue causes accident

Drunk driver traveling wrong way on Avenue causes accident

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5 Great Ways to Celebrate a Birthday in Orlando

Living in Orlando, there are so many great ways to enjoy yourself that it can be difficult to choose what to do on a birthday. Here are a few suggestions.…

4 of the World’s Most Interesting Churches

Churches are definitely unique forms of architecture, from their incredible exteriors to the artwork that’s found throughout their interiors, and even right down to their fixed seating. But certain churches…

Clear Lake woman arrested after domestic incident

Clear Lake woman arrested after domestic incident

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Convicted Clear Lake arsonist loses appeal

Convicted Clear Lake arsonist loses appeal

DES MOINES – A man convicted of arson and other crimes after he burned up a stolen pickup truck lost his appeal. Michael Dean Anderson of Clear Lake contended that…

Iowa woman makes generous donation after K9 cop passes away

Iowa woman makes generous donation after K9 cop passes away

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Police chief chosen: Council will vote on Ames police officer Jeff Brinkley

Police chief chosen: Council will vote on Ames police officer Jeff Brinkley

MASON CITY – A police officer from Ames has been chosen from a pool of candidates to be Mason City’s next Chief of Police, and the city council will vote…

Vandals wreck town’s Christmas lights and displays

Vandals wreck town’s Christmas lights and displays

DAYTON, IOWA – Cops are looking for some vandals who wrecked this small town’s Christmas decorations. Lw enforcement in Webster county, Iowa say that on or before November 14th, 2015…

Iowa inmate loses battle with lung disease

Iowa inmate loses battle with lung disease

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Three men arrested after they allegedly peak in windows; cops find homemade masks

Three men arrested after they allegedly peak in windows; cops find homemade masks

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King named finalist for Jim Thorpe award

King named finalist for Jim Thorpe award

IOWA CITY, IOWA – University of Iowa defensive back Desmond King is one of three finalists for the 2015 Jim Thorpe Award, presented to the top defensive back in college…

Charles City man finally sentenced in sex abuse case

Charles City man finally sentenced in sex abuse case

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was finally sentenced in a sex abuse case after an incident that took place in 2013. Barry Jerome Holden, age 30, was sentenced…

Abrahamson’s 41 points leads Drake men’s basketball over WKU, 81-79

Abrahamson’s 41 points leads Drake men’s basketball over WKU, 81-79

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Drake University men’s basketball team used 41 points from Kale Abrahamson (West Des Moines, Iowa) and overtime to earn an 81-79 win over WKU in…

Dad injects meth, baby eats what’s left and becomes “highly agitated and inconsolable”

Dad injects meth, baby eats what’s left and becomes “highly agitated and inconsolable”

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Iowa man charged with drunk driving after smashing into utility pole and death of woman

Iowa man charged with drunk driving after smashing into utility pole and death of woman

DES MOINES – An Iowa man is in jail after police responded to a crash that claimed a woman’s life in Iowa’s capitol city. Des Moines police reported that on…

Sen. Grassley to receive ‘Turkey of the Year’ award

Sen. Grassley to receive ‘Turkey of the Year’ award

DES MOINES, IOWA – Tomorrow at noon the Why Courts Matter Iowa coalition will present the ‘Turkey of the Year’ award to Senator Grassley at his office in downtown Des…

Nora Springs man flees Osage traffic stop before being caught

Nora Springs man flees Osage traffic stop before being caught

OSAGE – A Nora Springs man has had a rough month, after a guilty plea to drug possession and then an arrest this weekend after he ran from Osage police…

Report: Banks treat people like crap

Report: Banks treat people like crap

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its latest monthly consumer complaint snapshot, highlighting bank account and service complaints. The report shows many consumers are experiencing problems…

Iowa State’s 2016 football schedule released

Iowa State’s 2016 football schedule released

AMES, Iowa – The Big 12 Conference announced its 2016 league football schedule Tuesday. The conference shared that several conference games could still have date changes pending network television decisions.…

Iowa DOT: Not affordable to maintain 110,000 miles of roads

Iowa DOT: Not affordable to maintain 110,000 miles of roads

DES MOINES – Officials with the Iowa Department of Transportation said today that the continual maintenance of 110,000 miles of roads in the state is too expensive. Iowa Department of…

Cruz nearly tied with trump in Iowa, according to new poll

Cruz nearly tied with trump in Iowa, according to new poll

HAMDEN, CONNECTICUT – A Quinnipiac University Poll finds that Ted Cruz is in a statistical dead heat with Donald Trump in Iowa, while Republicans by a wide margin want to…

Jordan Lomax named Lott IMPACT Player of the Week

A New Dimension to Touch Navigation

A New Dimension to Touch Navigation

Apple- November It is getting harder and harder to remember a time before touch-screen devices. From phones and tablets to wearables and all-in-one PCs, touch screens have added a new…

“Return Specialist of the Year” award created by Big Ten honors former Iowa standout Tim Dwight

“Return Specialist of the Year” award created by Big Ten honors former Iowa standout Tim Dwight

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten announced today a number of enhancements to the conference’s postseason football awards program, including the creation of the Rodgers-Dwight Return Specialist of the Year.…

Cyclones ink two international players on signing day

Cyclones ink two international players on signing day

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State women’s basketball program and head coach Bill Fennelly announced that two international prep standouts have signed their letters of intent. The two players, who…

U.S. to send $4 million to flood-ravaged African nation

U.S. to send $4 million to flood-ravaged African nation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to catastrophic flooding in the Sahrawi refugee camps in Tindouf, Algeria, the United States announced a contribution of more than $4 million in humanitarian assistance…

FBI says no video of shooting of Minneapolis black man will be released during investigation

FBI says no video of shooting of Minneapolis black man will be released during investigation

MINNEAPOLIS – Officials in charge of an investigation into the shooting death of Jamar Clark said today that no video would be released as the investigation continues, despite pleas from…

Clear Lake man charged with felony stalking

Clear Lake man charged with felony stalking

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Church to offer free gift wrapping at Southbridge Mall

Church to offer free gift wrapping at Southbridge Mall

MASON CITY – You can get all those gifts you plan to buy this Black Friday wrapped if you head over to Southbridge Mall. Grace Church announced Monday that members…

Iowa teens accused of stealing car in attempt to run away

Iowa teens accused of stealing car in attempt to run away

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Law does not provide for a Social Security cost-of-living adjustment for 2016, feds say

Law does not provide for a Social Security cost-of-living  adjustment for 2016, feds say

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With consumer prices down over the past year, monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 65 million Americans will not automatically increase in…

Reward in case of Hampton man now at $100,000

Reward in case of Hampton man now at $100,000

HAMPTON – Information leading to the safe return of a missing Hampton man now gone for 2 years has been raised to $100,000 Today, Hampton Chief of Police Robert Schaefer…

Hospitalization and citations the result of vehicle crash

Hospitalization and citations the result of vehicle crash

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Ernst says ISIL declared war on U.S. Should America declare war on them?

Ernst says ISIL declared war on U.S.  Should America declare war on them?

Declaring war on ISIL: Sen. Joni Ernst By Senator Joni Ernst Over the weekend, the United States’ oldest ally was attacked by an enemy we all know too well. My…

Mason City woman calls out events center board on circus shows at fairgrounds

Mason City woman calls out events center board on circus shows at fairgrounds

By: Breanna M. Flores November 19th, 2015 What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “Endangered Species”? Surely, one would think “Ahh yes, Our Nation’s Bird the Bald Eagle.”…

Drug dealer convicted after son brings stuffed animal to school filled with meth

Drug dealer convicted after son brings stuffed animal to school filled with meth

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FBI says “hacktivists” targeting law enforcement and public officials

FBI says “hacktivists” targeting law enforcement and public officials

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NIACC’s Peterson scores 51 in win over Kennedy King

NIACC’s Peterson scores 51 in win over Kennedy King

IOWA FALLS – it was a record-setting performance for NIACC sophomore Trudy Peterson. Peterson scored a school-record 51 points to lead No. 9 NIACC to a 131-71 victory over Kennedy King College…

Hawkeyes sign 4 prep standouts to class of 2016

Hawkeyes sign 4 prep standouts to class of 2016

IOWA CITY, IOWA – University of Iowa head men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery announced today that Jordan Bohannon, Tyler Cook, Ryan Kriener, and Cordell Pemsl have signed a National Letter of…

Mason City, Rudd businesses win awards

Mason City, Rudd businesses win awards

AMES, Iowa – America’s SBDC Iowa (SBDC) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2016 special entrepreneur awards. Sarah Novacek, Founder, President and CEO, Legacy Logistics Freight, Inc., Mason…