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Iowa man sentenced to prison for child pornography offenses

Iowa man sentenced to prison for child pornography offenses

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Branstad: Iowans “have access to more doctors than ever before” after Medicaid privatization

Branstad: Iowans “have access to more doctors than ever before” after Medicaid privatization

DES MOINES – Governor Branstad today claims that data shows Iowa Medicaid patients have access to more doctors than ever before. Today, Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim…

Child struck by car and injured in Charles City

Child struck by car and injured in Charles City

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Iowa woman sentenced to 30 months in prison for bank fraud

Iowa woman sentenced to 30 months in prison for bank fraud

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The hype about gluten

The hype about gluten

By: Katelyn Nicholson, RDN, LD There is much controversy today over gluten.  Is gluten intolerance ‘fake’?  Many recent news stories make this claim, but what does scientific research have to…

Mason City library to mark National Library Week and the 30th anniversary of History Department with event

Mason City library to mark National Library Week and the 30th anniversary of History Department with event

MASON CITY – The Mason City Public Library has a lot to celebrate this year during National Library Week, April 10-16, 2016. First celebrated in 1958, National Library Week is…

Gov. Branstad signs law opening door to new biochemical products in Iowa

Gov. Branstad signs law opening door to new biochemical products in Iowa

AMES, IOWA – Gov. Branstad signed legislation Wednesday paving the way for the production of a new generation of biochemical products in Iowa. Governor Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds…

Joni Ernst, Elizabeth Warren and other Senators introduce tax credit for family caregivers 

Joni Ernst, Elizabeth Warren and other Senators introduce tax credit for family caregivers 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) today introduced the Credit for Caring Act, which would provide up to a $3,000…

Iowa kid earns scholarship with Hawkeyes through stellar play

Iowa kid earns scholarship with Hawkeyes through stellar play

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa head men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery announced Tuesday that sophomore-to-be Nicholas Baer has been rewarded with a scholarship. Baer, who redshirted his first year,…

Wrong-way drunk driver sent to jail a second time

Wrong-way drunk driver sent to jail a second time

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was sent to jail after her second drunk driving conviction. Tami Lee Johnson, age 45, was sentenced to 7 days in jail with…

Senator Joni Ernst furious that Obama administration allegedly failed to detain drag-racing illegal

Senator Joni Ernst furious that Obama administration allegedly failed to detain drag-racing illegal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators from Iowa and Nebraska are demanding an explanation for why the Obama Administration didn’t detain an undocumented immigrant charged in an Omaha drunk driving incident…

Iowa two-sport star Sherwin Thorson passes away

IOWA CITY – Sherwyn Thorson, who earned All-America honors in both football and wrestling during his University of Iowa career, passed away Wednesday following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 75.…

NIACC high school all-star games set for Sunday

MASON CITY – The annual NIACC girls and boys high school basketball all-star games are set for Sunday in the NIACC gym. The girls game starts at 1 p.m. and…