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Bar brawlin’ gal sent to jail for 3 months

Bar brawlin’ gal sent to jail for 3 months

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman violated her probation once too often in a drunk driving case and will now grace the inside of a jail cell for 3…

Britt man accused of violent spree at Mercy Hospital caught on warrant

Britt man accused of violent spree at Mercy Hospital caught on warrant

MASON CITY – A Britt man who allegedly ran through Mercy Hospital and destroyed equipment before spitting on cops skipped his court date and was finally arrested on a warrant.…

Beje Clark runaway nabbed after a week on the loose

Beje Clark runaway nabbed after a week on the loose

MASON CITY – A Mitchell county man who was sent to the Beje Clark halfway house after he was caught in a manhunt went on the run again. Nicholas Lenz of…

Gov. Branstad orders flags at half-staff to honor former First Lady Nancy Reagan

Gov. Branstad orders flags at half-staff to honor former First Lady Nancy Reagan

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff immediately until sunset, on the day of internment, to honor former First Lady Nancy…

New developments: Mason City laying ground work for slaughterhouse

New developments: Mason City laying ground work for slaughterhouse

MASON CITY – Preparations are further advancing in Mason City for a possible slaughterhouse development on the city’s south side, which could employ 1,000 people or more. Silence and denials are rampant…

Iowa’s top two scorers honored by media outlets

Iowa’s top two scorers honored by media outlets

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa men’s basketball senior Jarrod Uthoff and junior Peter Jok earned postseason recognition from a couple media outlets on Monday. Uthoff was named third-team All-America…

North Iowans join NIACC Foundation Board of Directors

North Iowans join NIACC Foundation Board of Directors

MASON CITY – The North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) Foundation is proud to announce the addition of new members to its Board of Directors: Nancy Barnes of Mason City…

Iowa lawmakers considering bill that would force jails to hold inmates on ICE detainers

Iowa lawmakers considering bill that would force jails to hold inmates on ICE detainers

DES MOINES – Local Iowa jails would be forced to hold inmates without a warrant and cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials under a bill being considered now in…

Mason City man arrested for third time in connection to domestic quarrel

Mason City man arrested for third time in connection to domestic quarrel

MASON CITY – A Mason City man found himself behind bars for a third time after police were flagged down at a local bar to report a no-contact order violation. Mason…

City of Mason City expense report, March 3, 2016

City of Mason City expense report, March 3, 2016

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 3/3/2016 Payee Description Amount —————————————— —————————– AHLERS AND COONEY PC PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 9,622.80 ALLIANT UTILITIES-IPC GAS & ELECTRICITY 1,443.20 ARKANSAS SURGICAL SUPPLY MEDICAL SUPPLIES…

Branstad, Reynolds announce creation of mental health residency programs

Branstad, Reynolds announce creation of mental health residency programs

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announced the creation of three new Psychiatric Medical Residency Programs to recruit and retain psychiatric professionals in…