Breakthrough Web Design - 515-897-1144 - Web sites for businesses
News & Entertainment for Mason City, Clear Lake & the Entire North Iowa Region

Founded October 1, 2010


Home » 2016 » September » 03

Iowa opens season with 45-21 win over Miami-Ohio

Iowa opens season with 45-21 win over Miami-Ohio

IOWA CITY – The Hawkeye running game carried the day for Iowa in a season-opening win over Miami-Ohio in front of 68,390 at Kinnick Stadium Saturday afternoon. Iowa led 28-7…

Mason City man arrested for felony theft and burglary after deferred judgement on prior crimes

Mason City man arrested for felony theft and burglary after deferred judgement on prior crimes

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who was given a deferred judgement in April for prior theft crimes was arrested Saturday morning after a burglary and theft incident north…

Boy dies after colliding with tree in bike mis-hap in Iowa cemetery

Boy dies after colliding with tree in bike mis-hap in Iowa cemetery

Please SUBSCRIBE to read this story.

Thursday morning accident in Clear Lake overturns SUV, one hurt

Thursday morning accident in Clear Lake overturns SUV, one hurt

CLEAR LAKE – A two-vehicle accident Thursday morning in Clear Lake overturned an SUV, and a Mason City woman suffered a possible injury as a result. The accident took place…

One hand washes the other: Travis Hickey picked by Bookmeyer as next Mayor Pro tem

One hand washes the other: Travis Hickey picked by Bookmeyer as next Mayor Pro tem

MASON CITY – He once declared that city hall should be run like a McDonald’s, shoulder-bumped another councilman and voted to make his illegal garages lawful – and he’s now…

Mason City man’s year of crime elevates to felony burglary

Mason City man’s year of crime elevates to felony burglary

MASON CITY – An incident at a Mason City residence led to the arrest of a man on a felony burglary charge. Mason City police were dispatched for an assault…

FDA bans antibacterial active ingredients in many soaps

FDA bans antibacterial active ingredients in many soaps

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has banned the use of antibacterial active ingredients found in many hand soaps and other cleaners, the agency announced Friday. When…

Iowa bar owner sent to prison and fined for tax evasion

Iowa bar owner sent to prison and fined for tax evasion

Please SUBSCRIBE to read this story.

NIACC’s Khat places third at Augustana Twilight

NIACC’s Khat places third at Augustana Twilight

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – NIACC’s Wal Khat placed third at the Augustana College Twilight meet Friday night in a time of 18 minutes, 58 seconds in the four-mile race. Khat…

Police investigate condition of swans at Iowa cemetery after complaints about care

Police investigate condition of swans at Iowa cemetery after complaints about care

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – Police in this upper-scale Des Moines suburb investigated the care of a well-known pair of swans known as Jack and Jill, who live in a…

Hawkeye Invite cross country: Wilberding grabs her first career win, Melchert sets school record

Hawkeye Invite cross country: Wilberding grabs her first career win, Melchert sets school record

IOWA CITY – Senior Tess Wilberding’s first career win and junior Michael Melchert’s record setting performance highlighted the 2016 Hawkeye Invitational at the Ashton Cross Country Course on Friday night.…

Senator Ragan says federal funds will boost Iowa’s skilled workers

Senator Ragan says federal funds will boost Iowa’s skilled workers

From Senator Amanda Ragan – Funding from the U.S. Department of Labor will help build on Iowa’s efforts to increase our number of skilled workers. Iowa Workforce Development has been…