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Art, food and nice weather featured at Mason City elementary school

Art, food and nice weather featured at Mason City elementary school

MASON CITY – Folks were treated to art, delicious food (some of it free) and nice weather Thursday night at a Mason City elementary school. An Art of Achievement show was held…

Minneapolis cops look for clues after 8 people shot

Minneapolis cops look for clues after 8 people shot

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President Obama frees 58 non-violent drug offenders from prison

President Obama frees 58 non-violent drug offenders from prison

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On May 5, 2016, President Barack Obama granted commutation of sentence to 58 non-violent drug offenders. “As President, I’ve been working to bring about a more effective…

Dr. Ron Prestage: “Thinly-veiled racism” and “kooks” ruined his hog plant in Mason City

Dr. Ron Prestage: “Thinly-veiled racism” and “kooks” ruined his hog plant in Mason City

MASON CITY – Less than two days after a historic vote by the Mason City council which ended the prospects of his hog slaughterhouse getting built in town, Dr. Ron…

Vanished former councilman Tornquist weighs in on hog plant decision

Vanished former councilman Tornquist weighs in on hog plant decision

FISHERS, INDIANA – A former Mason City councilman who quit his post in the dead of night last year and then left town says it was right for Mason City…

Iowa preacher sent to prison for molesting young girl

Iowa preacher sent to prison for molesting young girl

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After months of investigation, former Chicago man charged with dozens of burglaries across Iowa

After months of investigation, former Chicago man charged with dozens of burglaries across Iowa

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Rural Charles City dog owner says neighbor took his dog to Humane Society, who then gave it away

Rural Charles City dog owner says neighbor took his dog to Humane Society, who then gave it away

CHARLES CITY – A rural Charles City dog owner is distraught as he claims the PAWS Humane Society in Charles City took in his dog and gave it away to a…

Lee Enterprises, owner of Globe Gazette, remains $656.5 million in debt

Lee Enterprises, owner of Globe Gazette, remains $656.5 million in debt

DAVENPORT, IOWA – The company that owns the Mason City Globe Gazette continues to suffocate under crippling debt of over $650 million. As of March 27, 2016, the principal amount of…

Mason City man guilty of domestic assault

Mason City man guilty of domestic assault

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Rep. Prichard: Progress but with many missed opportunities in 2016 legislative session

Rep. Prichard: Progress but with many missed opportunities in 2016 legislative session

From Rep. Todd Prichard – After over a week of overtime, Iowa lawmakers wrapped up the 2016 legislative session on Friday, April 29th and some progress was made this year…

FDA bans e-cig’s for minors

FDA bans e-cig’s for minors

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FDA today announced a new regulation restricting youth access to all tobacco products, including e-cigs, hookah and more. Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized a rule extending its…