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Max Weaver: “I will be a candidate for city council”

Max Weaver: “I will be a candidate for city council”

MASON CITY – Max Weaver confirmed Monday evening that he will be a candidate for Mason City council in this September’s election, should the contest be formally approved. Tuesday night, the…

Juvenile arrested after shooting out windows at Human Services offices in Fort Dodge in broad daylight

Juvenile arrested after shooting out windows at Human Services offices in Fort Dodge in broad daylight

FORT DODGE – A juvenile took a BB gun into downtown Fort Dodge and began shooting out windows at the DHS offices before cops tracked him down and took him…

Drunk driver with illegal drugs nabbed in Spirit Lake

Drunk driver with illegal drugs nabbed in Spirit Lake

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Ames police investigate armed robbery

Ames police investigate armed robbery

AMES – A man armed with a knife successfully robbed an Ames convenience store Monday morning, leaving police to search for leads. On Monday, August 1, 2016, at 12:02 AM,…

VFW slams Trump for “ridiculing” mother of fallen Muslim soldier

VFW slams Trump for “ridiculing” mother of fallen Muslim soldier

WASHINGTON — Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump has a history of lashing out after being attacked, but to ridicule a Gold Star Mother is out-of-bounds, said the new national commander…

Bookmeyer calls for special election to fill Kuhn’s council seat

Bookmeyer calls for special election to fill Kuhn’s council seat

MASON CITY – Mayor Eric Bookmeyer has placed on the August 2, 2016 agenda for the Mason City City Council the calling of a special election to occur on September…

Iowa average rainfall currently almost twice the norm

Iowa average rainfall currently almost twice the norm

DES MOINES — Recent rains have improved groundwater levels across Iowa, while the National Drought Monitor shows about a third of the state still rated as abnormally dry. Heavy rains…

Governor Branstad to be in Mason City and Clear Lake this week

Governor Branstad to be in Mason City and Clear Lake this week

DES MOINES – Governor Terry Branstad announced Friday that he will attend events in Mason City and Clear Lake this week. On Wednesday, August 3, Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds…

Boil advisory issued for city of Meservey

Boil advisory issued for city of Meservey

MESERVEY – A boil advisory for the city of Meservey in Cerro Gordo County has been issued after the system experienced a drop in water pressure. Due to the potential…

Charles City Middle School grand opening announcement

Charles City Middle School grand opening announcement

CHARLES CITY – Charles City Middle School students will have a new educational home on the first day of school, but before students settle into their new 21st century learning…

Two Iowa veterans to receive Purple Hearts in ceremony this week

Two Iowa veterans to receive Purple Hearts in ceremony this week

WASHINGTON — Senator Chuck Grassley will host a Purple Heart medal ceremony at his Des Moines office for two Iowa war veterans on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at 1:30 p.m.…

Omaha man sentenced to 180 months in prison for dealing meth in Iowa

Omaha man sentenced to 180 months in prison for dealing meth in Iowa

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Fatal plane crash in Sac county takes Iowa pilot’s life

Fatal plane crash in Sac county takes Iowa pilot’s life

SAC CITY, IOWA – A fatal plane crash Friday morning took the life of an Iowa pilot. Sac County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are investigating a…

Landmark addiction recovery bill signed into law

Landmark addiction recovery bill signed into law

WASHINGTON – A sweeping addiction recovery bill aimed at addressing the nation’s growing heroin and opioid addiction epidemic led through the Senate by Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa…