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Students safe, official cause of fire at Loras College still unknown

Students safe, official cause of fire at Loras College still unknown

DUBUQUE, IOWA — Early Wednesday morning, a fire broke out in the Loras College Visitation Hall at the corner of Alta Vista Street and University Avenue in Dubuque. All 45…

Convicted felon accused of choking a woman

Convicted felon accused of choking a woman

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City convicted felon with a violent past is behind bars again, this time accused of choking a woman. The incident took place on March 4,…

Ex-trooper who got special treatment during arrest is sentenced

Ex-trooper who got special treatment during arrest is sentenced

WILLIAMSBURG, IOWA – A now-former Iowa State Patrol trooper who resigned after he was arrested and received special treatment while being booked into an Iowa jail has been sentenced. According…

U.S. Senate stumbles on labeling of food and seeds that are genetically engineered

U.S. Senate stumbles on labeling of food and seeds that are genetically engineered

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Legislation which creates a national solution for a state-by-state patchwork of biotechnology labeling laws is heading to the full Senate for consideration. The bill being considered in…

Forest City man accused of felony third-offense drunk driving

Forest City man accused of felony third-offense drunk driving

CHARLES CITY – Police arrested a Forest City man recently for felony third offense drunk driving. A Charles City police officer stopped a vehicle for an expired license plate tag…

NIACC women face old rival Illinois Central in quarterfinals tonight

NIACC women face old rival Illinois Central in quarterfinals tonight

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The NIACC women’s basketball team faces Illinois Central tonight in the second round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament. Game time is set for 6…

President Obama makes Supreme Court nomination; Grassley won’t play ball

President Obama makes Supreme Court nomination; Grassley won’t play ball

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Obama nominated Merrick Garland to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court of the United States.  Garland is Chief Judge on the D.C. Circuit Court of…

Police say scam artists continue to invent new ways to trick people into parting with valuables

Police say scam artists continue to invent new ways to trick people into parting with valuables

MASON CITY – Police are warning of a new scam that could potentially reach citizens in Mason City. During Tuesday afternoon’s “Coffee with a Cop”, Mason City police department’s Crime…

Charles City man awaits sentencing for meth possession and interference causing injury

Charles City man awaits sentencing for meth possession and interference causing injury

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Iowa Senators want post office named after Iowa guardsman killed in Afghanistan

Iowa Senators want post office named after Iowa guardsman killed in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) are introducing legislation to name a Cedar Rapids post office in honor of Sergeant First Class (SFC) Terryl…

Charles City man arrested for second time this year for domestic abuse

Charles City man arrested for second time this year for domestic abuse

CHARLES CITY – Police took a Charles City man to jail for domestic abuse assault for the second time this year. Officers with the Charles City police department responded to…

Mason City woman caught drunk driving

Mason City woman caught drunk driving

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Prichard to pursue third term in Iowa House

Prichard to pursue third term in Iowa House

DES MOINES – State Representative Todd Prichard of Charles City announced Tuesday that he will seek re-election in House District 52 which includes the counties of Chickasaw, Floyd and Cerro…

Clear Lake man jailed for assault and probation violation

Clear Lake man jailed for assault and probation violation

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