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Trump chooses to raise money for veterans instead of participate in Fox News debate

Trump chooses to raise money for veterans instead of participate in Fox News debate

NEW YORK – Donald Trump, leading in most polls leading up to next week’s Republican caucuses in Iowa, had told Fox News he will not be participating in their next…

Iowa students choose Sanders and Trump:

Iowa students choose Sanders and Trump:

DES MOINES – Students across Iowa participated in the Iowa Youth Straw Poll and chose Bernie Sanders from the Democrats and Donald Trump from the Republicans. Over 50,000 votes were…

Alleged witness says Forest City man “begged” for fight with two Garner men

Alleged witness says Forest City man “begged” for fight with two Garner men

SWALEDALE, IOWA – A person calling herself a witness to a fight in Swaledale last week says the whole thing went down after a vicious accusation, leading an older male to…

Icy roads cause rollover accident near Floyd; child airlifted to Iowa City

Icy roads cause rollover accident near Floyd; child airlifted to Iowa City

FLOYD, IOWA – Authorities blame icy roads for a single-vehicle accident Tuesday that left two adults injured and a child with serious injuries. The accident took place on Tuesday, January…

Driving drunk to sheriff’s office puts woman behind bars

Driving drunk to sheriff’s office puts woman behind bars

MASON CITY – Driving drunk to the sheriff’s office to bail out a jailbird turned out to be a bad idea for a Mason City woman and her companion. A…

Warning to parents: Car seat handle may be faulty, poses risk to infants

Warning to parents: Car seat handle may be faulty, poses risk to infants

MASON CITY – The North Central Iowa Volunteers for Child Passenger Safety are alerting the public regarding a significant recall of car seats. Britax has announced that some of its…

Mitchell county sheriff searching for accused domestic abuser

Mitchell county sheriff searching for accused domestic abuser

OSAGE, IOWA – The Mitchell county sheriff’s office says it is searching for a woman accused of domestic abuse. According to the Mitchell county sheriff office, 33-year-old April Lynn Rowdier…

Ventura man guilty of meth possession

Ventura man guilty of meth possession

MASON CITY – A Ventura man struck a plea deal and is guilty of possession of methamphetamine. Matthew Wade Slater, age 40, was arrested by Cerro Gordo county deputies back…

2015 is hottest year on record

2015 is hottest year on record

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The global average surface temperature in 2015 broke all previous records by a strikingly wide margin, at 0.76±0.1° Celsius above the 1961-1990 average. For the first time…

Law enforcement announce they have solved decade-old murder case with two arrests

Law enforcement announce they have solved decade-old murder case with two arrests

WAPELLO COUNTY, IOWA – Two Iowa men are behind bars as authorities say they have solved a decade-old double murder mystery. Yesterday, January 25, 2016, Christopher Joseph Yenger, 28, of…

Iowa man lucky to survive alleged drunk driving accident

Iowa man lucky to survive alleged drunk driving accident

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Winnebago deputy Hepperly announces he is candidate for sheriff

Winnebago deputy Hepperly announces he is candidate for sheriff

FOREST CITY, IOWA – A Winnebago county deputy has announced he is running for the top seat – sheriff. Steve Hepperly seeks to replace Dave Peterson as sheriff in Winnebago…

Good news for Iowa schools: $81 million in new funding approved by Iowa House

Good news for Iowa schools: $81 million in new funding approved by Iowa House

DES MOINES – Voting on party lines, Iowa House legislators approved an $81 million increase in funding for public schools. All Republicans except one voted in favor of the 2%…

Waterloo scolded in lawsuit for releasing raw sewage into Cedar River for years

Waterloo scolded in lawsuit for releasing raw sewage into Cedar River for years

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – The city of Waterloo was sued on October 26, 2015, by the United States and the State of Iowa on multiple counts alleging violations of the…

Mason City man arrested after domestic incident

Mason City man arrested after domestic incident

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is facing a felony charge of domestic abuse involving strangulation after an incident late Saturday night. Mason City police responded to a report…

Clear Lake man pleads guilty in incest case

Clear Lake man pleads guilty in incest case

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake man accused of incest has entered a guilty plea in the case. Todd William Russ, age 45, was arrested and booked into the county…