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Waterloo cops shoot fleeing accused drug dealer; investigation launched

Waterloo cops shoot fleeing accused drug dealer; investigation launched

WATERLOO, IOWA – On November 2, 2015, at approximately 3:00 PM, officers with the Waterloo Police Department observed a subject known as Brandon Seeley, 24, driving a blue Dodge van…

O’Malley gains endorsement of two Iowa legislators

O’Malley gains endorsement of two Iowa legislators

DES MOINES, IA – This week, O’Malley for Iowa announced two more high profile endorsements of Governor Martin O’Malley for President: State Senator Kevin Kinney and State Representative Bruce Hunter.…

NIACC’s Herrera selected first-team all-region

NIACC’s Herrera selected first-team all-region

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore Cesar Herrera earned first-team all-NJCAA Region XI honors a midfielder. Herrera scored three goals and had four assists for the Trojans, who were 8-10-1 overall…

Hawkeyes ranked 9th in first college football playoff ranking

Hawkeyes ranked 9th in first college football playoff ranking

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa football team is ranked ninth in the initial College Football Playoff (CFP) rankings. The poll was release Tuesday evening by the playoff selection…

Sheriff Pals asks public for information on wanted paroled bank robber

Sheriff Pals asks public for information on wanted paroled bank robber

MASON CITY – A woman who helped rob a Mason City bank in 2012 and served a year in prison is wanted on an arrest warrant for violating her parole…

Charles City woman awaits sentencing for theft and child endangerment

Charles City woman awaits sentencing for theft and child endangerment

MASON CITY – Police caught up with a wanted Charles City woman accused of theft in Mason City. Charles City police arrested 26-year-old Brienna Lynn Kerlin on October 27 at…

Swimming coach Steve Hugo honored with Golden Plaque

Swimming coach Steve Hugo honored with Golden Plaque

DES MOINES – Mason City Swimming Coach Steve Hugo will be honored with the Iowa Girls’ High School Athletic Union’s Golden Plaque of Distinction Award at Iowa Girls State Swimming…

Mason City woman caught stealing at grocery store

Mason City woman caught stealing at grocery store

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was arrested for stealing two bottles of vodka worth about $47 at a local grocery store Monday. Mason City police were called to…

Interview: Iowa prepares for Indiana, looks to go 9-0

Interview: Iowa prepares for Indiana, looks to go 9-0

IOWA CITY – The Iowa Hawkeye football team is preparing for the Indiana Hoosiers, their opponent this Saturday in Bloomington, Indiana. University of Iowa Football Media Conference Tuesday, November 3,…

Too many kittens a cause for concern for Humane Society

Too many kittens a cause for concern for Humane Society

MASON CITY – The Humane Society of North Iowa has seen a huge increase in the number of kittens that have come into the shelter in recent weeks, an abnormal…

Ragan: Major concerns and unanswered questions force attempt to delay Medicaid privatization

Ragan: Major concerns and unanswered questions force attempt to delay Medicaid privatization

Republicans block resolution to delay implementation Statement by Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City, Co-Chair of the Legislature’s Health Policy Oversight Committee: “Iowans have urgent concerns about Medicaid privatization and…

Mason City’s vocal music instructor Reineke selected to conduct Iowa Opus Honor Choir Ensemble

Mason City’s vocal music instructor Reineke selected to conduct Iowa Opus Honor Choir Ensemble

MASON CITY – Mason City Community School District Vocal Music Instructor Ernest Reineke has been selected to be one of the conductors of the Iowa Opus Honor Choir Festival on…

Washington Redskins appeal loss of trademark and use vulgar examples of others who were able to keep theirs

Washington Redskins appeal loss of trademark and use vulgar examples of others who were able to keep theirs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Redskins were earlier denied a trademark for their name and logo by the U.S. Patent Office and are now pulling out all the stops in…

Ragan: Medicaid mistakes putting additional burdens on at risk Iowans; Legislators must “clean up this mess as best we can”

Ragan: Medicaid mistakes putting additional burdens on at risk Iowans; Legislators must “clean up this mess as best we can”

Prepared remarks by Senator Amanda Ragan, Co-Chair of the Iowa Legislature’s Health Policy Oversight Committee Governor Branstad’s proposal to privatize Iowa Medicaid is worrying tens of thousands of Iowans. I…

Charles City man arrested for domestic assault

Charles City man arrested for domestic assault

CHARLES CITY – A man with multiple arrests this year was taken to jail again, this time for domestic abuse assault. On Friday, October 30 at about 10 PM, Charles…

Gov. Branstad appoints Ron Hansen as Superintendent of the Iowa Division of Banking

DES MOINES –Gov. Terry Branstad announced today that Ron Hansen of Durant, IA will serve as Superintendent of the Iowa Division of Banking beginning on November 16, 2015. Hansen is…

Ernst, calls for renewed, strengthened support of Kurdish Peshmerga forces

Ernst, calls for renewed, strengthened support of Kurdish Peshmerga forces

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following a recent Congressional delegation trip to the Middle East, U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Mike Rounds (R-SD) sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Ashton…

Iowa State earns national team of the week honors

Iowa State earns national team of the week honors

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State football team has been selected as the AutoNation National Team of the Week by the FWAA after its 24-0 shutout of Texas on Saturday.…

Garner-Hayfield-Ventura boys win state cross country title

Garner-Hayfield-Ventura boys win state cross country title

FORT DODGE – The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura boys cross country team won a state championship over the weekend. Garner-Hayfield-Ventura (GHV) took home first place at the 2015 Iowa High School Cross County…

Search at nature center leads to discovery of deceased person

Search at nature center leads to discovery of deceased person

MASON CITY – Law enforcement searched Monday at a wooded nature center area north of Mason City for a missing person. Cerro Gordo county sheriff Kevin Pals says that Monday…

Mason City man arrested for domestic assault

Mason City man arrested for domestic assault

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who got a lenient sentence just weeks ago in a drug possession case with a deferred judgement and probation was arrested Sunday for…

Cops chase teens and child in speeding car, crashes into house

Cops chase teens and child in speeding car, crashes into house

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Clear Lake man charged with incest

Clear Lake man charged with incest

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake man is in jail on an incest charge. Todd William Russ, age 45, was arrested and booked into the county jail on November 1…

Mason City man sentenced to jail for weed possession

Mason City man sentenced to jail for weed possession

MASON CITY – A Mason City man has been sentenced to a jail term for possession of marijuana. Joshuah John Hockenson, age 20, was cited by the Cerro Gordo county…

NIACC athletics update

NIACC athletics update

From the NIACC Athletic Department – VOLLEYBALL What’s next: The NIACC volleyball team (17-16 overall, 3-5 in the ICCAC) plays at Iowa Central (21-13, 6-2) in the opening round of…

Cyclone men’s basketball ranked no. 7 in AP preseason top 25

Cyclone men’s basketball ranked no. 7 in AP preseason top 25

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State men’s basketball team received its highest preseason ranking in school history, receiving a No. 7 ranking in the poll announced today by The Associated…

CBS announces new Star Trek TV series

CBS announces new Star Trek TV series

NEW YORK – It will take a year, but CBS announced today a “totally new Star Trek television series” set to premiere in January of 2017. CBS says the brand-new…

North Iowa man ejected, then busted at Kinnick Stadium

North Iowa man ejected, then busted at Kinnick Stadium

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Governor Branstad to celebrate status as longest-serving governor

Governor Branstad to celebrate status as longest-serving governor

DES MOINES – Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds today, at the Administration’s Monday morning press conference, announced details for the upcoming events that will celebrate the governor becoming the…

Numerous stolen items – including guns – found in accused thieves’ house

Numerous stolen items – including guns – found in accused thieves’ house

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Underage party busted up at Rock Falls; 29 cited

Underage party busted up at Rock Falls; 29 cited

ROCK FALLS – Dozens of teens were cited along with the man throwing an underage party this weekend in Rock Falls. On November 1, law enforcement officers with the Cerro…

Iowa men and women finish 10th overall at Big Ten Cross Country Championships

Iowa men and women finish 10th overall at Big Ten Cross Country Championships

EVANSTON, Ill. – University of Iowa sophomores Michael Melchert (17th) and Madison Waymire (31st) raced to lifetime bests at the Big Ten Cross Country Championships on Sunday. The pair each…

NIACC cross country teams both place third at regionals

NIACC cross country teams both place third at regionals

FORT DODGE – The NIACC men’s and women’s cross country teams both placed third at the NJCAA Region XI meet Sunday at the Lakeside Municipal Golf Course. The No. 14…

NIACC’s Kalkbrenner places second at Kaye Young Open

NIACC’s Kalkbrenner places second at Kaye Young Open

MASON CITY – Sophomore Quincy Kalkbrenner placed second at 157 pounds to lead No. 2 NIACC at the ninth annual Kaye Young Open Sunday in the NIACC Recreation Center. Also…

Woman arrested after trespassing at zoo, bitten by tiger

Woman arrested after trespassing at zoo, bitten by tiger

OMAHA – A woman was charged with criminal trespassing after she was illegally in a zoo and tried to pet a tiger and was then bitten. Omaha, Nebraska police officers…

Child dies after being struck by car in Minneapolis

Child dies after being struck by car in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOILS – The driver of a car that struck and killed a child in Minneapolis is cooperating with police. On October 31, 2015 at 9:25 pm, officers from the Minneapolis…

Volleyball: Iowa State completes season sweep of Oklahoma, 3-1

Volleyball: Iowa State completes season sweep of Oklahoma, 3-1

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State took a while to get its offense clicking, but was eventually able to pull away from Oklahoma 3-1 (25-22, 22-25, 25-15, 25-23) Saturday afternoon at…