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Branstad, Reynolds provide update on Iowa flood response 

Branstad, Reynolds provide update on Iowa flood response 

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds are providing an update on the Iowa flood response and issuing a disaster emergency proclamation for four additional…

Woman convicted of drunk driving twice this year shows up to court drunk

Woman convicted of drunk driving twice this year shows up to court drunk

MASON CITY – An allegedly intoxicated Mason City woman who was convicted of drunk driving twice this year was taken to jail Monday afternoon as she appeared in court. Cerro…

Mason City man gets 65 days in jail plus fine for slamming kitten to death

Mason City man gets 65 days in jail plus fine for slamming kitten to death

MASON CITY – A man who police say brutally beat and killed a kitten has been sentenced to jail and given a fine. Jerrick Simon Rinnels, age 28, was wanted…

City to give update on fleet management system

City to give update on fleet management system

MASON CITY – An update will be given at a city council work session this week on a fleet management system designed to allow supervisors to manage city workers remotely…

Family of deceased Good Shepherd resident wins thousands in lawsuit

Family of deceased Good Shepherd resident wins thousands in lawsuit

MASON CITY – A jury found in favor of a deceased resident of Good Shepherd nursing home and her family. Maria Savas O’Brien sued Good Shepherd Nursing home in 2015,…

Republicans and Democrats declare victory after first presidential debate

Republicans and Democrats declare victory after first presidential debate

DES MOINES – Republicans and Democrats in Iowa both declared victory after Monday night’s presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Jeff Kaufmann released…

Interview with Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz

Interview with Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz

University of Iowa Football Media Conference Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Kirk Ferentz KIRK FERENTZ: Good afternoon. Just first of all, certainly feel lucky that we’re just preparing for a football…

Police find “skimmer” on ATM machine

Police find “skimmer” on ATM machine

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Iowa receiver VandeBerg out of action with broken foot

Iowa receiver VandeBerg out of action with broken foot

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz announced Tuesday that senior wide receiver Matt VandeBerg is out of action indefinitely, due to injury. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound…

Rep. Prichard says minimum wage hike tops legislature’s priorities for 2017 session

Rep. Prichard says minimum wage hike tops legislature’s priorities for 2017 session

CHARLES CITY – Representative Todd Prichard gave a flood impact assessment and announced that raising the state’s minimum wage is a priority for the 2017 legislative session: The past week…

Senator Ernst says Health Net system for vets is “flawed and inadequate” while making huge profits

Senator Ernst says Health Net system for vets is “flawed and inadequate” while making huge profits

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Office of Inspector General issued a report on whether the Patient-Centered Community Care (PC3) networks – known as Health Net…

Health department seeks grant for edible landscaping; needs votes

Health department seeks grant for edible landscaping; needs votes

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health is applying for a grant through the Wellmark Foundation. The grant will award up to $10,000 for projects that…