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Mason City man sent to jail for domestic abuse

Mason City man sent to jail for domestic abuse

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Grassley votes to defund “poorly conceived” Waters of the U.S. rule

Grassley votes to defund “poorly conceived” Waters of the U.S. rule

WASHINGTON, D.C – Sen. Chuck Grassley has fought the ill-conceived Waters of the U.S. rule at every opportunity. The Environmental Protection Agency has lost in the courts over overstepping its…

Ernst co-sponsors bill that would prevent shutdown of Guantanamo Bay prison and disclose list of detainees who are released

Ernst co-sponsors bill that would prevent shutdown of Guantanamo Bay prison and disclose list of detainees who are released

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), along with 12 additional senators recently introduced the Detainee Transfer Transparency Act, legislation that would require the Secretary of Defense…

Former employee of Iowa head shop sentenced on federal synthetic drug charges

Former employee of Iowa head shop sentenced on federal synthetic drug charges

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Meth, cash discovered by cops after couple burglarize Subway

Meth, cash discovered by cops after couple burglarize Subway

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Trial date set for man accused of sex assault

Trial date set for man accused of sex assault

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Iowa remains drought-free, DNR says

Iowa remains drought-free, DNR says

DES MOINES — All of Iowa remains drought free, according to the National Drought Monitor, and the average stream flows for the state have returned to near normal levels. In…

Iowa man allegedly tries to kill wife, jumps off bridge to escape

Iowa man allegedly tries to kill wife, jumps off bridge to escape

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Gov. Branstad signs 7 bills into law

Gov. Branstad signs 7 bills into law

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad today signed the following 7 bills into law: Senate File 453–an Act relating to the Board of Pharmacy, including nonresident pharmacy and outsourcing facility…

Music legend Prince dead at age 57

Music legend Prince dead at age 57

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – Music legend Prince has was found dead this morning at the age of 57. His music was iconic of the 1980’s and early 1990’s. He sold millions…

Police take safety precautions for tonight’s city council meeting

Police take safety precautions for tonight’s city council meeting

MASON CITY – Mason City police have sent a public notice about the anticipated high turnout for tonight’s city council meeting, at which a proposed pork processing plant will be discussed.…

World Meningitis Day: My Meningitis Story

World Meningitis Day: My Meningitis Story

By: Bethany Bjorklund RN, BSN, Immunization Nurse Every year on April 24th, we recognize World Meningitis Day. Meningitis can affect anyone, anywhere, any time! It does not discriminate against age,…

MCPD: Pork plant protest ribbons and flyers on poles are illegal

MCPD: Pork plant protest ribbons and flyers on poles are illegal

MASON CITY – Mason City police are reminding citizens that flyers and other objects people are attaching to utility and lights poles are illegal. As a “red ribbon campaign” has…