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NIACC baseball team ranked 13th in preseason poll

NIACC baseball team ranked 13th in preseason poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC baseball team is ranked No. 13 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Wednesday. NIACC is the defending NJCAA Region XI champions and returns six…

NIACC women stop Iowa Lakes, 83-68

NIACC women stop Iowa Lakes, 83-68

MASON CITY – Sophomore Savannah Lentz scored 22 points and Diamond Miller scored 15 points with 13 rebounds to lead NIACC to a 83-68 victory over Iowa Lakes in an…

Lake Mills woman accused of violating probation in theft case for second time

Lake Mills woman accused of violating probation in theft case for second time

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Filmmaker Michael Moore calls for “revolt” over poisoned Flint water

Filmmaker Michael Moore calls for “revolt” over poisoned Flint water

“Do Not Send Us Bottles Of Water. Instead, Join Us In A Revolt.” A Letter From Michael Moore (as published to social media) Many of you have contacted me wanting…

Democrats call on President Obama to reject Branstad’s Medicaid privatization

Democrats call on President Obama to reject Branstad’s Medicaid privatization

DES MOINES – Every Democratic member of the Iowa Senate signed a letter today asking President Obama and other key federal officials to end Governor Branstad’s push to privatize Medicaid…

Mason City man after escaping scary rollover accident: “Thank god I came out ok”

Mason City man after escaping scary rollover accident: “Thank god I came out ok”

RURAL FLOYD COUNTY – A one-vehicle accident Tuesday night left a Mason City man shaken but not seriously injured. The Floyd county sheriff’s office tells NIT that on Tuesday evening, January 26…

Beware: Zika virus, spread by mosquitos, now discovered in nearby Minnesota

Beware: Zika virus, spread by mosquitos, now discovered in nearby Minnesota

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA – The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed Wednesday a case of Zika virus disease in an Anoka…

Summer food program announced for North Butler schools area

Summer food program announced for North Butler schools area

ALLISON, IOWA – The North Butler Community School District will once again provide the Summer Food Service Program to its patrons, North Butler School Superintendent Joel Foster announced today. “Although…

Obama announces enhancements to federal programs so lower-income kids have access to food

Obama announces enhancements to federal programs so lower-income kids have access to food

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Barack Obama today announced new federal actions and enhancements to programs already in place to help kids in lower-income families have more access to food. The…

Forest City businessman and partner charged with failing to pay taxes

Forest City businessman and partner charged with failing to pay taxes

CEDAR RAPIDS – A grand jury sitting in Cedar Rapids, Iowa returned an indictment on Jan. 21, unsealed yesterday after their initial court appearances, charging two Iowa businessmen with federal…

Forest City woman hurt after car crash on Interstate 35

Forest City woman hurt after car crash on Interstate 35

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A Forest City woman was injured Tuesday after losing control of her vehicle on an icy Interstate highway. According to the Iowa State Patrol, 20-year-old Linzy…

Garner woman pleads guilty in meth case

Garner woman pleads guilty in meth case

GARNER – A Garner woman has entered a guilty plea in a meth case. Britt, Iowa police charged 38-year-old Amy Jo Ulven of Garner with possession of methamphetamine with intent…

Britt man guilty of felony drunk driving, loses gun and voting rights

Britt man guilty of felony drunk driving, loses gun and voting rights

GARNER, IOWA – A Britt, Iowa man earlier found guilty of felony third offense drunk driving will be fined, jailed and lose his gun and voting rights. The Hancock County…

Police seek possible suspects in local thefts

Police seek possible suspects in local thefts

MASON CITY – Mason City Police Department Investigators are attempting to identify the subject(s) pictured below in relation to several theft cases. Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Jason…

Local thief and forgery artist sent to prison

Local thief and forgery artist sent to prison

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman caught stealing and committing forgery a number of times has been sent to prison for up to 15 years. Tiffany April Davison, age…