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Janet Solberg no match for elusive aroma of hog do-do

Janet Solberg no match for elusive aroma of hog do-do

MASON CITY – Mason City councilwoman Janet Solberg risked her life to inhale into the two holes above her mouth the smell of  hog shi – er, poop, – and failed miserably. Solberg…

BREAKING NEWS: Worth county could be home to Prestage hog plant

BREAKING NEWS: Worth county could be home to Prestage hog plant

NORTHWOOD, IOWA – NIT has received word that Worth county could be the home of the Prestage Foods hog plant. A source connected to the Worth county courthouse in Northwood tells…

Justice Department sues North Carolina to stop bathroom discrimination against transgender individuals

Justice Department sues North Carolina to stop bathroom discrimination against transgender individuals

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced today that the Justice Department has filed a complaint against the state of North Carolina, the University of North Carolina (UNC)…

University of Iowa President reacts to alleged “racially-motivated” attack

University of Iowa President reacts to alleged “racially-motivated” attack

IOWA CITY – The President of the University of Iowa, Bruce Harreld, reacted to a recent attack on a student that has been called racially-motivated. Statement from Bruce Herald: On…

Mason City man after brawl: “F*** the police im goin to jail”

Mason City man after brawl: “F*** the police im goin to jail”

MASON CITY – A Mason City man pleaded for help as cops hauled him to jail after a North End brawl this weekend. “F*** the police im goin to jail…

City claims $250,000 loan to Younkers to have “no impact to the budget”

City claims $250,000 loan to Younkers to have “no impact to the budget”

MASON CITY – City Hall in Mason City claims that a proposed $250,000 loan to a retailer in Southbridge Mall will have no impact to the budget. City staff presented…

Cyclones’ Brady Ernst to transfer

Cyclones’ Brady Ernst to transfer

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head men’s basketball coach Steve Prohm announced Monday that freshman Brady Ernst will transfer from the program. “We wish Brady the best in the future…

Mason City man guilty of drunk driving and drug possession

Mason City man guilty of drunk driving and drug possession

MASON CITY – A Mason City man has been sent to jail for drunk driving. Kelly Jon Waslick, age 47, had been stopped and arrested by a Cerro Gordo deputy…