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Man who robbed Mason City liquor store sentenced to prison for shooting up Fort Dodge bar

Man who robbed Mason City liquor store sentenced to prison for shooting up Fort Dodge bar

MASON CITY – A Fort Dodge man who was sent to prison for robbing the Northside Liquor store in Mason City back in 2009 has been sent back to prison for…

Two people taken to hospital after crash south of Clear Lake

Two people taken to hospital after crash south of Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE – A two-car collision sent two people to Mercy Hospital Friday afternoon. The Clear Lake Fire Department responded to a two vehicle collision Friday, April 22 at 1:16…

City of Mason City expense report, April 21, 2016

City of Mason City expense report, April 21, 2016

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 4/21/2016 Payee Description Amount —– ———— ACTIVE911 INC PHONE EXPENSE 423.00 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC OFFICE SUPPLIES 285.46 AGVANTAGE FS INCMATERIAL 1,605.00 ALICE TRAINING INSTITUTE…

World leaders sign landmark Paris climate accord

World leaders sign landmark Paris climate accord

NEW YORK – As world leaders gathered at United Nations Headquarters in New York this morning to officially sign the Paris Agreement on climate change – the landmark accord that…

Legislative update from Rep. Sharon Steckman

Legislative update from Rep. Sharon Steckman

From Rep. Sharon Steckman – It has been a long hard week with two sessions lasting until just short of midnight. We are debating and voting on most of the…

Iowa man – nude from waist down – tries to abduct woman

Iowa man – nude from waist down – tries to abduct woman

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Fundraiser to be held Saturday in St. Ansgar for 3D mammogram machine

Fundraiser to be held Saturday in St. Ansgar for 3D mammogram machine

ST. ANSGAR – A pork feed fundraiser will be held Saturday evening in St. Ansgar to help raise money for a 3D mammogram machine that could save lives. The event…

Cops catch woman in the act, choking elderly lady

Cops catch woman in the act, choking elderly lady

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Worth county woman accused of lying about winning at casino

Worth county woman accused of lying about winning at casino

MASON CITY – A wanted Worth county woman was nabbed in Mason City after police responded to kids throwing water balloons at cars. Mason City police were called about a complaint…

Branstad highlights Medicaid privatization “successes”

Branstad highlights Medicaid privatization “successes”

DES MOINES – Governor Terry Branstad says Medicaid patients are getting better access to care and health outcomes. This week, Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds highlighted Medicaid modernization…

Program for elementary students in Floyd county is deemed a success

Program for elementary students in Floyd county is deemed a success

ROCKFORD, IOWA – A before and after school program in Floyd county for elementary school kids has been deemed a success. The Floyd County Community Foundation has awarded a $4,000…

Prestage Foods pork processing plant advances with 5-1 vote by city council

Prestage Foods pork processing plant advances with 5-1 vote by city council

MASON CITY – The Mason City council voted 5-1 to approve a resolution for a development agreement with Prestage Foods of Iowa, LLC. City staff recommended the approval of the…