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Drunk driver caught illegally behind the wheel

Drunk driver caught illegally behind the wheel

CHARLES CITY – A man who recently pleaded guilty to drunk driving was caught behind the wheel of a car illegally. On the evening of March 8, 2016 at about…

One man arrested as search warrant executed at Charles City residence

One man arrested as search warrant executed at Charles City residence

CHARLES CITY – A death threat was investigated by Charles City police, leading to a search warrant and the discovery of a firearm and drug-related items. The incident took place…

Solar race car built with help of North Iowa students visits Iowa Statehouse

Solar race car built with help of North Iowa students visits Iowa Statehouse

DES MOINES – Several Iowa State University students from North Iowa are members of Team prISUm, the ISU club which builds some of the nation’s fastest solar powered cars. They…

Charles City man loses life in Cedar River

Charles City man loses life in Cedar River

CHARLES CITY, IOWA – A Charles City man was fishing Tuesday evening when for unexplained reasons, he ended up in the river. Charles City police report that on March 22…

Man who engaged in sexual intercourse with child under 12 years of age loses appeal

Man who engaged in sexual intercourse with child under 12 years of age loses appeal

DES MOINES – A Minnesota man who came to Iowa for sex with a child and was later convicted of sexual abuse has lost his appeal in court. Jasen Salin,…

Mason City man loses appeal in domestic abuse conviction

Mason City man loses appeal in domestic abuse conviction

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who was sent to prison last year for up to 20 years in a felony domestic abuse case and violations of the sex offender…

Snowmobilers with loaded guns closer to reality in Iowa

Snowmobilers with loaded guns closer to reality in Iowa

DES MOINES – Iowa legislators are close to passing a law that makes it legal to carry a loaded firearm while operating a snowmobile or ATV. Current law provides that…

Health Department announces first confirmed flu case in county

Health Department announces first confirmed flu case in county

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health has their first confirmed case of influenza in the county. “We’ve had many reports of rapid tests coming back…

City Hall HVAC replacement could cost over $1.2 million

City Hall HVAC replacement could cost over $1.2 million

MASON CITY – Replacement of the HVAC system in Mason City’s city hall could cost over $1.2 million but provide an annual savings on energy costs. The Mason City council…