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Accused meth dealer punishes jail television

Accused meth dealer punishes jail television

MASON CITY – A Mason City man accused of two counts of possession with intent to deliver meth is in more trouble after an apparently unfriendly episode with a jailhouse…

Hampton woman, allegedly intoxicated, puts car in ditch

Hampton woman, allegedly intoxicated, puts car in ditch

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Hawkeyes reach new heights with #3 AP ranking

Hawkeyes reach new heights with #3 AP ranking

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa men’s basketball team vaulted six spots from ninth to third in the newest Associated Press Poll released Monday. Iowa notched a pair of…

Robber flees on bus, flips off cops when caught

Robber flees on bus, flips off cops when caught

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – A rude robber shot up a Minneapolis gas station but was tracked riding a bus, then flipped off cops as they surrounded him. On Saturday, January 23,…

Morris, Niang, Uthoff on Oscar Robertson Trophy Watch List

Morris, Niang, Uthoff on Oscar Robertson Trophy Watch List

AMES, IOWA – Iowa State’s Monté Morris and Georges Niang, along with Iowa’s Jarrod Uthoff are among 20 players named to the Oscar Robertson Trophy Watch List, announced today by…

Legislator Rob Hogg – challenging Charles Grassley for U.S. Senate – announces endorsements and contributions

Legislator Rob Hogg – challenging Charles Grassley for U.S. Senate – announces endorsements and contributions

DES MOINES – Iowa state senator and candidate for U.S. Senate Rob Hogg announced endorsements from Iowa state legislators at an event this afternoon in the rotunda of the Iowa…

Cops say 25-year-old Northern Iowa man beat up his teen girlfriend and killed puppy

Cops say 25-year-old Northern Iowa man beat up his teen girlfriend and killed puppy

SAC CITY, IOWA – In an alleged vicious act of violence, a Northern Iowa man is accused of beating up his 17-year-old girlfriend and then smashing a puppy against a…

Cyclones’ Morris named Big 12 Player of the Week

Cyclones’ Morris named Big 12 Player of the Week

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State guard Monté Morris earned his second Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week award of the season after averaging 19 points, 4.5 assists and…

Mason City woman arrested for second offense drunk driving

Mason City woman arrested for second offense drunk driving

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Two arrested in Swaledale fight

Two arrested in Swaledale fight

SWALEDALE, IOWA – Law enforcement responded to a fight in Swaledale and two men were taken to jail. The incident took place on Thursday evening, January 21 at about 8:38…

Rwandan refugee living in Iowa suspected of crimes against humanity; faces jail here

Rwandan refugee living in Iowa suspected of crimes against humanity; faces jail here

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man living in Iowa is accused of lying to authorities to get United States citizenship as he is accused of crimes against humanity back in the…

North Iowa man recently guilty of meth possession busted for stealing at Mills Fleet Farm

North Iowa man recently guilty of meth possession busted for stealing at Mills Fleet Farm

MASON CITY – A North Iowa man who was found guilty of meth possession earlier this month was taken to jail by police after a report of a theft from…

Third drunk driving charge brought against Mason City man

Third drunk driving charge brought against Mason City man

MASON CITY – An early morning traffic stop led to a trip to the jail for a Mason City man, now accused of drunk driving for the third time. A…

Women’s basketball: Purdue 90, Iowa 73

Women’s basketball: Purdue 90, Iowa 73

WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA – Iowa (13-7, 3-5) fell to Purdue (15-4, 6-2), 90-73, in West Lafayette, Indiana, Sunday afternoon. The team debuted a new starting lineup of: Whitney Jennings, Tania…

Wrestling: Iowa State falls at no. 5 OSU, 38-3

Wrestling: Iowa State falls at no. 5 OSU, 38-3

STILLWATER, OK – The No. 16 Iowa State wrestling team (7-5, 1-2 Big 12) wrapped up its January road stint in Stillwater on Sunday. No. 5 Oklahoma State (8-2, 5-0…

North Iowa man hurt in snowmobile crash

North Iowa man hurt in snowmobile crash

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Iowa man who injected woman with heroin sent to prison

Iowa man who injected woman with heroin sent to prison

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Rep. Upmeyer: $81 million in new funding for schools

Rep. Upmeyer: $81 million in new funding for schools

From Rep. Linda Upmeyer – The second week of session is in the books and work within policy committees is underway. I am happy to report that this week the…

Wrestling: Iowa beats Nebraska, 21-11

Wrestling: Iowa beats Nebraska, 21-11

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA – The second-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team won seven of 10 matches to defeat 11th-ranked Nebraska, 21-11, on Sunday afternoon in front of a school-record crowd of…

Second-half surge leads Hawkeyes to victory over Purdue

Second-half surge leads Hawkeyes to victory over Purdue

IOWA CITY – Iowa faced a tough test in its second meeting of the season against nationally-ranked Purdue, but a strong second-half led the Hawkeyes to a key 83-71 victory.…

Fight reported in downtown Mason City early Sunday

Fight reported in downtown Mason City early Sunday

MASON CITY – A man showed up at the Mason City police department early Sunday with a jaw injury after police were summoned to the downtown for a fight. The…

Iowa DOT offices consolidating into Mason City

Iowa DOT offices consolidating into Mason City

MASON CITY – The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) announced Sunday the consolidation of area offices into one location in Mason City. The DOT reported via social media that several…

Law enforcement squelch Plymouth underage party

Law enforcement squelch Plymouth underage party

PLYMOUTH, IOWA – Law enforcement obtained a search warrant and raided an underage party early Sunday morning. Cerro Gordo deputies and Iowa State Patrol went to a house in Plymouth…

NIACC qualifies 3 events for nationals at Wartburg

NIACC qualifies 3 events for nationals at Wartburg

WAVERLY – The NIACC men’s and women’s track teams qualified three events for the NJCAA national indoor meet Saturday at the Wartburg College Chelsey M. Henkenius Open. NIACC sophomore Imad…

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…