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Spirit Lake man arrested and charged with ten counts of sexual exploitation of minor

Spirit Lake man arrested and charged with ten counts of sexual exploitation of minor

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Snub? Branstad to sign bill in Newton instead of Mason City after embarrassment of hog plant saga

Snub? Branstad to sign bill in Newton instead of Mason City after embarrassment of hog plant saga

DES MOINES – Governor Terry Branstad was supposed to sign a bill in Mason City today, then he says he got sick. Now, he’s chosen another town altogether for the…

NIACC’s Van Vliet signs with Dallas Baptist University

NIACC’s Van Vliet signs with Dallas Baptist University

MASON CITY – NIACC’s Boy Van Vliet signed a national letter of intent with Dallas Baptist University. Dallas Baptist is a NJCAA Division II school that plays in the Heartland Conference.…

Downtown fight leads to investigation and arrest of woman

Downtown fight leads to investigation and arrest of woman

MASON CITY – Police investigated a downtown fight this weekend which led to the arrest of a woman. Mason City police tell NIT that at about 2 AM on May…

President Obama reflects on bombing death of Taliban leader Mansur

President Obama reflects on bombing death of Taliban leader Mansur

WASHINGTON, D.C. – WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama today confirmed the death of Taliban leader Akhtar Mohammad Mansur, who was targeted May 21 by a U.S. airstrike near the Afghanistan-Pakistan…

Congress and President ban use of words “Oriental” and “negro” from federal law

Congress and President ban use of words “Oriental” and “negro” from federal law

WASHINGTON – Two words will no longer appear in federal law, after President Barack Obama signed legislation banning the use of the terms  “negro” and “oriental”. President Barack Obama has signed…

President Obama visits Vietnam, says U.S. will sell the country arms

President Obama visits Vietnam, says U.S. will sell the country arms

HANOI, VIETNAM – U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday was in Vietnam and announced new cooperation between the former adversarial nations, including a lift of a ban of selling Vietnam…

Mason City man arrested twice after burglary incidents

Mason City man arrested twice after burglary incidents

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was caught twice by Mason City police after alleged burglary incidents. Mason City police were called to 407 21st Street SE to take…

Governor Branstad too sick to come to Mason City today

Governor Branstad too sick to come to Mason City today

MASON CITY – Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad was supposed to be in Mason City Monday to sign a new bill into law – but says he’s too sick to make the trip.…

Gang member sent to prison for dealing meth in Iowa

Gang member sent to prison for dealing meth in Iowa

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Iowa man jailed after threat to burn down house and standoff with police

Iowa man jailed after threat to burn down house and standoff with police

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