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Nashua man riding bike dies after he is struck by driver

Nashua man riding bike dies after he is struck by driver

NASHUA, IOWA – A man riding a bicycle outside Nashua has died after he was struck by a driver in a pickup truck. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the…

Public Event: Forum on Community Impacts of Slaughterhouse Facilities

Public Event: Forum on Community Impacts of Slaughterhouse Facilities

The public is invited to attend a forum on the environmental, economic, and social impacts of meat processing facilities on communities. The forum will be held on Tuesday, June 14,…

Branstad shoots down state requirements on natural hair braiding

Branstad shoots down state requirements on natural hair braiding

DES MOINES – Governor Terry Branstad eased state restrictions and regulations on hair braiders. Using a line item veto in a budget bill, Branstad eliminated requirements on persons who earn…

Clear Lake man caught drunk driving in Mason City

Clear Lake man caught drunk driving in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Clear Lake man was stopped for drunk driving in Mason City, driving the wrong way on a street with an open container of alcohol. A Mason…

Renovations begin at Target Center in Minneapolis

Renovations begin at Target Center in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – Starting now for the next 18 months, construction crews will improve Target Center inside and out, making the building a world-class venue for sports, concerts and other…

Rail tanker spills goo 200 miles across Iowa

Rail tanker spills goo 200 miles across Iowa

DES MOINES – A railroad tanker carrying 25,000 gallons of animal fat leaked along tracks Monday from Missouri Valley in Harrison County to Fairfax in Linn County, a distance of…

Rick Mathes emphasizes “economic winter” in Mason City with bizarre behavior

Rick Mathes emphasizes “economic winter” in Mason City with bizarre behavior

MASON CITY – An outspoken supporter of a failed slaughterhouse treated the mayor and city council to a dose of silence and a dire prediction Tuesday night. Rick Mathes, a…

Iowa Dem’s confident they can unseat GOP incumbents

Iowa Dem’s confident they can unseat GOP incumbents

DES MOINES — Iowa Democratic Party Chair Dr. Andy McGuire released the following statement on Tuesday night’s 2016 Iowa Democratic Primary Elections: “First, I want to thank the thousands of…

Juveniles caught stealing at Decker’s Sporting Goods

Juveniles caught stealing at Decker’s Sporting Goods

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Clear Lake man now awaits sentencing in sex abuse case

Clear Lake man now awaits sentencing in sex abuse case

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High School equivalency graduation held at NIACC

High School equivalency graduation held at NIACC

MASON CITY – The 2016 High School Equivalency Diploma graduation ceremony was held at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, June 1 in the Activity Center on the North Iowa Area Community…

Lock your doors: Hampton crook moving to Mason City

Lock your doors: Hampton crook moving to Mason City

MASON CITY – Thanks to the court system and the Beje Clark halfway house, a Hampton crook who victimized folks all over the region is moving to Mason City to…

Liberal Iowa political group says Senator Charles Grassley’s “attack” on Sotomayor “downright bizarre”

Liberal Iowa political group says Senator Charles Grassley’s “attack” on Sotomayor “downright bizarre”

DES MOINES – With the general election campaign beginning in earnest in Iowa today, Senator Chuck Grassley needs to address the disturbing reality of Donald Trump’s racist beliefs, says Progress…

Mason City man sent to jail for second time for marijuana possession

Mason City man sent to jail for second time for marijuana possession

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Wanted man attacks officers, is taken to jail

Wanted man attacks officers, is taken to jail

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State investigators looking into possible unlawful activity at Coralville prison

State investigators looking into possible unlawful activity at Coralville prison

CORALVILLE, IOWA – Possible criminal misconduct is being investigated at an Iowa prison. On May 11, 2016, the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) was…