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Susan Sarandon to Join Bernie Sanders in Mason City next week

Susan Sarandon to Join Bernie Sanders in Mason City next week

CLINTON, IOWA – Actress, activist, and humanitarian, Susan Sarandon on Wednesday will join U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in Mason City for a town meeting. The pair will discuss important issues…

Hillary’s minions unload boxes with secret contents Saturday night in Mason City (photos & video)

Hillary’s minions unload boxes with secret contents Saturday night in Mason City (photos & video)

MASON CITY – A Penske moving truck was parked out front of the Hillary Clinton office in downtown Mason City Saturday night, with boxes full of unknown contents. As a…

Wanted Charles City man arrested at Menards

Wanted Charles City man arrested at Menards

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Women’s basketball: Cyclones fall to no. 4 Baylor, 77-61

Women’s basketball: Cyclones fall to no. 4 Baylor, 77-61

AMES – The Iowa State women’s basketball team (11-7, 3-4 Big 12) fell to No. 4 Baylor (19-1, 6-1 Big 12), 77-61 on Saturday afternoon in Hilton Coliseum. Junior guard…

Wallace named Iowa linebackers coach

Wallace named Iowa linebackers coach

IOWA CITY – Seth Wallace, who has served as recruiting coordinator for the University of Iowa football program for the past two years, has been named linebackers coach. The announcement…

Apartment house evacuated Saturday afternoon (photos)

Apartment house evacuated Saturday afternoon (photos)

MASON CITY – A Mason City apartment house was evacuated Saturday afternoon. Residents at 220 3rd Street NW left the apartment house there and the Mason City fire department was…

Former North Iowa teacher gets over a decade in federal prison in child porn case

Former North Iowa teacher gets over a decade in federal prison in child porn case

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Riceville man and former North Iowa pre-kindergarten teacher who possessed child pornography on his computer has been sent to federal prison for over a decade. Adam Haacke, age…

Violent Mason City man accused of violating no-contact order

Violent Mason City man accused of violating no-contact order

MASON CITY – A Mason City felon convicted of numerous domestic abuse charges was caught by police Thursday, allegedly in possession of illegal drugs and in violation of a protective…

North Iowa woman facing assault, drug and forgery charges

North Iowa woman facing assault, drug and forgery charges

CLARKSVILLE, IOWA – A North Iowa woman is facing a number of criminal cases in court at this time. Heather Sue Hartzell, age 24 of Clarksville, stands charged by Waterloo…

DONALD TRUMP OP-ED: MY VISION FOR A CULTURE OF LIFE

DONALD TRUMP OP-ED: MY VISION FOR A CULTURE OF LIFE

(As published in The Washington Examiner) Let me be clear — I am pro-life. I support that position with exceptions allowed for rape, incest or the life of the mother…

Help available to refurbish homes of lower income Mason City families in specific neighborhood

Help available to refurbish homes of lower income Mason City families in specific neighborhood

MASON CITY – Five home-owning families with low to moderate income in a certain Mason City neighborhood may get help in upgrading theirs homes under a program city hall is…

Wrestling: Iowa dominates Purdue, 39-4

Wrestling: Iowa dominates Purdue, 39-4

IOWA CITY – Six University of Iowa wrestlers scored bonus points to propel the second-ranked Hawkeyes to a 39-4 win over No. 20 Purdue on Friday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes…

Reward offered in hit and run accident in Mason City

Reward offered in hit and run accident in Mason City

MASON CITY – A hit and run accident early Saturday left a family with one less car and reward is being offered in the hopes of catching the offender. Heather…

U.S. seeks stronger commitment from international community for refugee crisis

U.S. seeks stronger commitment from international community for refugee crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Friday in Davos, Switzerland, that the United States is seeking significant new international commitments to strengthen the international response to…

U.S. announces civilian casualties in Middle East war

U.S. announces civilian casualties in Middle East war

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Former attorney and police officer sent to prison in counterfeit money case

Former attorney and police officer sent to prison in counterfeit money case

WAVERLY – A former police officer and disbarred Iowa attorney who sold counterfeit currency to an undercover agent has been sentenced to prison. Brian Loren Stowe, age 43, formerly of…