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City of Mason City may give $250,000 to Younkers for expansion

City of Mason City may give $250,000 to Younkers for expansion

MASON CITY – A large forgivable loan of $250,000 may be given to a retailer to expand in Southbridge Mall. A public hearing will be held on May 17, 2016,…

Probation for woman accused of dealing meth

Probation for woman accused of dealing meth

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Ventura woman accused of stealing from non-profit breast cancer organization

Ventura woman accused of stealing from non-profit breast cancer organization

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Probation for Mason City prostitute

Probation for Mason City prostitute

MASON CITY – A woman who entered a guilty plea in a prostitution sting has been given probation. Mason City police raided a house on Wednesday, February 24, at 546 East State Street,…

Collision reported Monday in East Park; city pickup strikes tree

Collision reported Monday in East Park; city pickup strikes tree

MASON CITY – What appears to be a city-owned pickup truck crashed into a tree Monday in East Park. The incident happened before noon.  The pickup truck seems to have struck a…

Lt. Gov. Reynolds to embark on National Small Business Week Tour

Lt. Gov. Reynolds to embark on National Small Business Week Tour

DES MOINES – Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced that she will make a series of stops around Iowa to recognize the importance of Iowa small businesses as part of…

Cerro Gordo Sheriff Pals presented with child safety award

Cerro Gordo Sheriff Pals presented with child safety award

MASON CITY – An award for child safety was presented to the Cerro Gordo county sheriff’s office. The Cerro Gordo county sheriff’s office has collaborated with The National Child Safety…

Grassley: 2 bills to combat scourge of drugs need House action

Grassley: 2 bills to combat scourge of drugs need House action

BY CHARLES GRASSLEY, U.S. senator – Dubuque recently witnessed the unimaginable suffering caused by the growing blight of addiction that has taken hold in our communities. Vicki Allendorf, an anti-addiction…

NIACC softball team tops Northeast CC

NIACC softball team tops Northeast CC

BOONE – The NIACC softball team topped Northeast CC 13-5 in six innings in an elimination game at the NJCAA Region XI-B tournament Monday morning. NIACC faces the loser of…

Iowa teen could face charges after car rams into stopped school bus

Iowa teen could face charges after car rams into stopped school bus

CLAYTON COUNTY, IOWA – A teenage girl plowed into the back of a school bus Monday morning and could face charges. According to the Iowa State Patrol, 17-year-old Lucinda Hansel…

Cyclones’ Hallice Cooke given full release to transfer

Cyclones’ Hallice Cooke given full release to transfer

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head men’s basketball coach Steve Prohm announced Monday that junior Hallice Cooke is evaluating his options and has been granted his full release to pursue…

Iowa will face Michigan in primetime college football matchup this season

Iowa will face Michigan in primetime college football matchup this season

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa and the Michigan Wolverines will meet on the football field this fall for the first time since 2013, with that contest being played…

Man awaiting transport to prison charged with assault

Man awaiting transport to prison charged with assault

MASON CITY – A Fort Dodge man who is awaiting transport to prison for shooting up a bar in that town allegedly committed an assault in the Cerro Gordo county…

Minneapolis man arrested for having dangerous weapon

Minneapolis man arrested for having dangerous weapon

MASON CITY – A Minneapolis man was taken to jail early Saturday morning after law enforcement discovered he had a gun. A Cerro Gordo deputy stopped vehicle for an equipment…