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Cops chase down wanted domestic abuser

Cops chase down wanted domestic abuser

MASON CITY – A convicted felon and domestic abuser accused of meth possession was chased down by cops Thursday night and taken to jail. Cerro Gordo deputies and Mason City…

Osage woman accused of stealing from Mason City store

Osage woman accused of stealing from Mason City store

MASON CITY – An Osage woman was charged with theft after she was accused of stealing from a Mason City store. Mason City police were called to Mills Fleet Farm,…

Mason City woman arrested for domestic assault

Mason City woman arrested for domestic assault

MASON CITY – Police arrested a Mason City woman after a domestic incident. Mason City police were dispatched for a domestic dispute at about 4 PM at 246 15th Street…

Two men dead in St. Paul shooting

Two men dead in St. Paul shooting

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA – Saint Paul police are investigating a shooting that left two people dead on Tuesday, March 22. Officers were called to a scene on the 900-block of…

Democrats still pushing for “controlled access” to medical cannabis

Democrats still pushing for “controlled access” to medical cannabis

DES MOINES – On Wednesday, March 23 in the Iowa Senate, Majority Leader Mike Gronstal of Council Bluffs cradled Quinn Stumpf of Riverside while Senate President Pam Jochum of Dubuque…

Legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan

Legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY REMAINS A PRIORITY The House and Senate have agreed to a compromise on school funding for the 2016-17 school year. We fought hard for more than a year…

Iowa’s Jok to take shot at NBA career

Iowa’s Jok to take shot at NBA career

IOWA CITY – Iowa’s top returning player for the 2016-2017 season is going to test the NBA waters – but could return to the team. Below is a statement from…

Deceased man found in Fort Dodge street died from homicide

Deceased man found in Fort Dodge street died from homicide

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Cops use K9 to search middle school for drugs

Cops use K9 to search middle school for drugs

WAVERLY, IOWA – No drugs were found when police took a K9 to a middle school to conduct a search. The Waverly Police Department reports that Wednesday morning, they went…

Investigators believe 1985 murder has been solved using DNA; one man arrested

Investigators believe 1985 murder has been solved using DNA; one man arrested

CORALVILLE, Iowa – Taking an Iowa man in for questioning one more time allowed investigators to snag his DNA and link him to a decades-old murder. The Iowa Department of…

One Iowa prison escapee captured; other still at large

One Iowa prison escapee captured; other still at large

NEWTON, IOWA – Two inmates at a prison in Newton, Iowa, escaped in February and one has been captured, authorities said. Escapee Jessy Foley has been apprehended by the Fifth…

Gov. Branstad signs 18 bills into law

Gov. Branstad signs 18 bills into law

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad today signed the following 18 bills into law: House File 2180-an Act relating to requirements for the transfer of township funds raised for purposes…

Legislative update from Rep. Todd Prichard

Legislative update from Rep. Todd Prichard

From Rep. Todd Prichard – For this week’s newsletter, I am going to share the remarks I prepared for the School Funding floor debate. What follows are my comments for…

Iowa man accused of stabbing and strangling woman to death

Iowa man accused of stabbing and strangling woman to death

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Iowa woman behind bars today, charged with murdering another woman after house fires

Iowa woman behind bars today, charged with murdering another woman after house fires

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Teamquest of Clear Lake lays off employees

Teamquest of Clear Lake lays off employees

CLEAR LAKE, IOWA – Nearly three dozen folks are set to lose jobs at a Clear Lake tech company. Teamquest employees were let go this week, as a number of…