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Clear Lake Mayor says town council may consider opposing pork plant (video)

Clear Lake Mayor says town council may consider opposing pork plant (video)

CLEAR LAKE – Eleven persons attended the Clear Lake city council meeting Monday and gave opinions on the proposed Prestage Foods pork plant that could be built in neighboring Mason…

Mason City man seriously injured in motorcycle accident

Mason City man seriously injured in motorcycle accident

MASON CITY – An Algona resident allegedly turned her car into the path of an on-coming motorcyclist, causing a crash that left a Mason City man seriously injured. The crash took…

Man found dead in Iowa hotel hallway leads to investigation

Man found dead in Iowa hotel hallway leads to investigation

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Iowa man now faces federal charges for stockpiling bomb-making materials, body armor, guns, flame-thrower and grenades

Iowa man now faces federal charges for stockpiling bomb-making materials, body armor, guns, flame-thrower and grenades

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Northern Iowa man accused of stockpiling bomb-making materials, body armor, guns, rifles, grenades and lots of other items of concern to police now faces federal charges.…

Mason City woman caught drunk driving for second time

Mason City woman caught drunk driving for second time

MASON CITY – Today, a Mason City woman was caught drunk driving for a second time, even as she is still paying fines from the first offense over 4 years…

Mason City man sent to jail for a week for second drunk driving conviction

Mason City man sent to jail for a week for second drunk driving conviction

MASON CITY – A Mason City man has been sentenced for drunk driving for a second time. A Cerro Gordo deputy assisted the Iowa State Patrol with a traffic stop…

Suspicious person entering house wearing ski-mask prompts police response

Suspicious person entering house wearing ski-mask prompts police response

MASON CITY – Police were called to a house near East Park recently after a person wearing a ski-mask was spotted going inside. The incident took place at 5:14 PM,…

U.S. Supreme Court: “One person, one vote” stands

U.S. Supreme Court: “One person, one vote” stands

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday that all residents must be counted when drawing election districts, affirming “one person, one vote”. According to the Project on Fair…

Barb Hovland, candidate for Iowa House: Pork plant “should be halted until more information has been given to the citizens”

Barb Hovland, candidate for Iowa House: Pork plant “should be halted until more information has been given to the citizens”

MASON CITY – As a massive, $240 million, 10,000-hogs-processed-per-day pork plant approaches the critical point of approval for Mason City, Iowa House candidate Barb Hovland offered her stance Monday on this…

Reward offered after convenience store robbed

Reward offered after convenience store robbed

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – On April 3rd 2016 at approximately 10:03 A.M., the clerk at The Vine Quick Shop at 2704 Vine Street in West Des Moines, reported a…

Branstad announces “value-added services” connected to privatized Medicaid

Branstad announces “value-added services” connected to privatized Medicaid

DES MOINES – Today, at the Administration’s weekly press conference, Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds and representatives from each of the three managed care organizations (MCOs) tasked with providing health…

Spring turkey seasons open this month

Spring turkey seasons open this month

DES MOINES – Iowa’s spring season begins April 9 with an Iowa youth only hunting season that covers two weekends and allows hunters younger than 16 when they buy the…

It’s Problem Gambling Awareness Month

It’s Problem Gambling Awareness Month

DES MOINES – Gov. Branstad signed a proclamation Friday announcing April as Problem Gambling Awareness Month. While gambling is harmless entertainment for most Iowans, gambling can lead to personal and…

Burnsville woman sent to jail and fined for weed possession

Burnsville woman sent to jail and fined for weed possession

MASON CITY – A Burnsville, Minnesota woman was sent to jail after she was charged with marijuana possession. Kabreeya Rashay Abron, age 19 of Burnsville, was charged by the Cerro…

Mason City man sent to jail for drunk driving

Mason City man sent to jail for drunk driving

MASON CITY – A judge sent a Mason City man to jail for drunk driving and other crimes. Alec Robert Krueger, age 20, was caught drunk driving back in November…