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Millions in giveaways and risk face citizens of Mason City in downtown arena-hotel project

Millions in giveaways and risk face citizens of Mason City in downtown arena-hotel project

MASON CITY – The citizens of Mason City will pony up millions to make the proposed 5-project downtown hotel-arena development happen, and possible state money up to $10 million is…

Sproul leads the way for Lady Trojans

Sproul leads the way for Lady Trojans

By KIRK HARDCASTLE NIACC sports information director OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – NIACC women’s basketball coach Todd Ciochetto had never been a fan of short point guards. However, the second-year Lady…

Health department partners with Clear Lake’s Payless Foods to educate public on healthy food options

Health department partners with Clear Lake’s Payless Foods to educate public on healthy food options

CLEAR LAKE – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health is partnering with Payless Foods in Clear Lake to promote the healthiest options when shopping for groceries. Many times…

Charles City woman cited after rear-end traffic accident causes injuries

Charles City woman cited after rear-end traffic accident causes injuries

CHARLES CITY – Police cited a Charles City woman after she allegedly rear-ended a vehicle  and caused injuries to others. According to the Charles City police department, on March 11…

Mason City man evades drunk driving conviction after allegedly firing gun

Mason City man evades drunk driving conviction after allegedly firing gun

MASON CITY – A Mason City man accused by police of drunk driving after a complaint of shots fired in city limits has been sent to jail. Mason City police…

Mason City man accused of breaking infant’s bones

Mason City man accused of breaking infant’s bones

CHARLES CITY – A man who recently moved to Mason City is accused of causing serious injuries to an infant. William Khuns, age 21, was taken to jail on the morning…

Trump poised for huge Florida victory

Trump poised for huge Florida victory

HAMDEN, CONNECTICUT – Donald Trump tops native son Sen Marco Rubio 2-1 in Florida’s Republican primary, while another native son, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ties the GOP front-runner in Ohio’s…

Mason City transit drivers supervised by city staff; complaints investigated

Mason City transit drivers supervised by city staff; complaints investigated

MASON CITY – City staff watch and supervise transit drivers and investigate complaints brought by the public. NIT asked the city of Mason City how its transit drivers are trained…

Former ISU Football Coach Donnie Duncan passes away

Former ISU Football Coach Donnie Duncan passes away

AMES, Iowa – Former Iowa State head football coach Donnie Duncan, who led the Cyclones from 1979-1982, passed away last night after a long battle with cancer. He was 75…

Iowa man accused of driving drunk and fatally striking a pedestrian

Iowa man accused of driving drunk and fatally striking a pedestrian

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Rob Hogg announces endorsements by 30 former Democratic legislators for U.S. Senate campaign

Rob Hogg announces endorsements by 30 former Democratic legislators for U.S. Senate campaign

CEDAR RAPIDS – Rob Hogg, a state senator from Cedar Rapids, announced he has received endorsements from 30 former Iowa Democratic legislators for his candidacy to replace Senator Chuck Grassley.…

Branstad, Reynolds highlight jobs and economic benefits of SAVE for the Future proposal

Branstad, Reynolds highlight jobs and economic benefits of SAVE for the Future proposal

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announced an economic study of their SAVE for the Future Proposal currently making its way through the legislature.  The economic…

Iowa man seriously injured when overcome by grass fire

Iowa man seriously injured when overcome by grass fire

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Drunk Central American man sentenced for sneaking into America

Drunk Central American man sentenced for sneaking into America

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Legislative update from Rep. Linda Upmeyer

Legislative update from Rep. Linda Upmeyer

From Rep. Linda Upmeyer – The second funnel deadline is behind us and with much of our policy work complete, attention will now turn to the state budget. House Republicans…