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Minneapolis man caught drunk driving as he traveled through Cerro Gordo county

Minneapolis man caught drunk driving as he traveled through Cerro Gordo county

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Oklahoma man arrested in Charles City for domestic assault

Oklahoma man arrested in Charles City for domestic assault

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Swaledale man accused of drug possession and destruction of county property

Swaledale man accused of drug possession and destruction of county property

MASON CITY – A Swaledale man is facing another drug possession charge and destruction of county property. Wednesday afternoon, September 21, 40-year-old Joseph Eugene Scarcello was arrested at his house…

City of Mason City expense report, September 22, 2016

City of Mason City expense report, September 22, 2016

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 9/22/2016 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ——————- ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL BUILDING REPAIRS AND MAINTEN 170.92 AIRGAS USA LLC TOOLS AND SUPPLIES 14.52 ALLIANT UTILITIES-IPC ELECTRICITY…

Cattle manure kills thousands of fish in Jackson County, Iowa

Cattle manure kills thousands of fish in Jackson County, Iowa

ANDREW, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has identified a small beef open feedlot as the source of a 3.5-mile- long fish kill investigated Sept. 9 in…

Flooding in northern Iowa impacts some public areas and raises baiting questions

Flooding in northern Iowa impacts some public areas and raises baiting questions

DES MOINES – It will not be a run-of-the-mill type of opener for many waterfowl hunters in northern portions of the state on Saturday. Extensive flooding has impacted some of…

Intense rainfall in northern Iowa creating a number of environmenal issues

Intense rainfall in northern Iowa creating a number of environmenal issues

DES MOINES – People with private drinking wells in flooded areas are being urged by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to use caution before using water from those sources.…

Branstad says Medicaid patients continue getting better access to care and health outcomes

Branstad says Medicaid patients continue getting better access to care and health outcomes

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today are highlighting a new series of Medicaid modernization success stories. These new personal accounts will focus on the…

Ernst fears rise of ISIS in SE Asia, presses defense secretary for answers (video)

Ernst fears rise of ISIS in SE Asia, presses defense secretary for answers (video)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, at the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on “U.S. National Security Challenges and Ongoing Military Operations,” Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), a combat veteran, pressed Department of…

Floyd county declared a state of emergency

Floyd county declared a state of emergency

CHARLES CITY – Over the last 24 hours Floyd County, IA, was inundated with rain reports of 11 plus inches of rain. Due to this event Floyd County, IA has…

Congressman apologizes for saying black people hate white people because of their success

Congressman apologizes for saying black people hate white people because of their success

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – A Republican Congressman from North Carolina has apologized for saying black people “hate white people, because white people are successful and they’re not.” The comments were…

Branstad releases information on flood response and preparations underway

Branstad releases information on flood response and preparations underway

DES MOINES –Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today released information on the state response to flooding in Northeast Iowa, as well as how the State of Iowa…

Charles City man with nasty rap sheet accused of assault

Charles City man with nasty rap sheet accused of assault

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man already guilty of a numerous previous crimes has been arrested for assault causing serious injury. Charles City police were called to conduct a…

Law enforcement in Iowa to focus on speeding drivers during “Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine” campaign

Law enforcement in Iowa to focus on speeding drivers during “Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine” campaign

DES MOINES – Motorists enjoying the first signs of fall are advised to maintain the speed limit. From September 23-25, the Iowa State Patrol will join participating law enforcement from…

Senator Joni Ernst to hold town hall meeting in Mason City

Senator Joni Ernst to hold town hall meeting in Mason City

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst today announced she will hold a town meeting in Mason City. The meeting will be held as part of her 99 county tour…

Wanted Mason City woman jailed

Wanted Mason City woman jailed

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Trump leading or catching Clinton in swing states, poll shows

Trump leading or catching Clinton in swing states, poll shows

NEW YORK – Donald Trump has narrowed the gap in Colorado and Virginia and has pulled ahead against Hillary Clinton in Georgia and Iowa, a poll released today shows. COLORADO:…

Man cited for striking road worker directing traffic on highway near Rockwell

Man cited for striking road worker directing traffic on highway near Rockwell

MASON CITY – A Rockwell man has been cited for striking with his car a road worker who was directing traffic north of Rockwell on Highway 65. The accident took…

Wise Guys’ stay downtown short-lived as bar and restaurant closes

Wise Guys’ stay downtown short-lived as bar and restaurant closes

MASON CITY – A downtown restaurant and bar that opened just this year – Wise Guys – appears to have closed. Once open 7 days a week, then 6 days…

Police warn of flooding in Mason City

Police warn of flooding in Mason City

MASON CITY – Mason City police warn of flooding and closed streets around town as an emergency shelter has been established. Parts of Cerro Gordo County and Mason City are…

Council candidate Paul Adams thanks supporters, looks ahead to runoff

Council candidate Paul Adams thanks supporters, looks ahead to runoff

MASON CITY – At-Large City Council candidate Paul Adams reached out to supporters today to thank them for their votes, and pledged to work just as hard in the December…

Emergency situation declared in Charlotte, North Carolina after black man shot dead by police

Emergency situation declared in Charlotte, North Carolina after black man shot dead by police

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has declared a State of Emergency upon the request Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney. The governor has also initiated efforts…

Charge of theft dismissed for one Minnesota man, another wanted on warrant

Charge of theft dismissed for one Minnesota man, another wanted on warrant

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Charles City police arrest woman for third time

Charles City police arrest woman for third time

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Legal gun carrying brother shoots sister while demonstrating how to clean firearm

Legal gun carrying brother shoots sister while demonstrating how to clean firearm

SAC COUNTY, IOWA – An Iowa woman who suffered fatal injuries after a gun went off in a car she was driving has been identified, and more details have been…

Charles City man accused of second drunk driving offense

Charles City man accused of second drunk driving offense

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Sex-addicted Iowa man sentenced to prison for diverting funds from non-profit and failing to claim the income

Sex-addicted Iowa man sentenced to prison for diverting funds from non-profit and failing to claim the income

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Mason City police warn of scam IRS calls

Mason City police warn of scam IRS calls

MASON CITY – Mason City police are warning citizens of scam calls once again fraudsters posing as the IRS. According to a statement from the  MCPD: Over the past couple…

Obama Administration takes steps to address climate change and national security

Obama Administration takes steps to address climate change and national security

President Obama’s Memorandum on Climate Change and National Security Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC September 21, 2016 I have been focused on climate change for decades…

Goats helping improve habitat at McIntosh Woods State Park

Goats helping improve habitat at McIntosh Woods State Park

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Police nab man allegedly burglarizing cars in Mason City

Police nab man allegedly burglarizing cars in Mason City

MASON CITY – Police are still investigating, but have a man in custody that they say was breaking into vehicles in Mason City. The man in custody is 29-year-old Jamie…

Single vehicle accident sends woman to hospital

Single vehicle accident sends woman to hospital

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Former crooks can look for work at two Iowa job fairs

Former crooks can look for work at two Iowa job fairs

CEDAR RAPIDS and SIOUX CITY—Two upcoming job fairs will provide individuals with a criminal record the opportunity to meet with employers willing to give them a second chance. The “Untapped…

Ahmad Khan Rahami charged in Manhattan and New Jersey federal courts with bombings in New York City and New Jersey

Ahmad Khan Rahami charged in Manhattan and New Jersey federal courts with bombings in New York City and New Jersey

NEW YORK – Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin, FBI Director James B. Comey, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara of the Southern District of New…

Branstad to embark on fall reading tour beginning this week

Branstad to embark on fall reading tour beginning this week

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad will visit three Iowa school districts this month to learn about how they have improved students’ reading skills by the end of third grade.…

Adams and O’Brien escape 8-man field for run-off election

Adams and O’Brien escape 8-man field for run-off election

MASON CITY – Three candidates made strong showings in Tuesday’s election in Mason City for a vacant city council seat, but only two will advance to a run-off election in…

NIACC’s Block is co-ICCAC volleyball player of the week

NIACC’s Block is co-ICCAC volleyball player of the week

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore Liv Block has been selected as the co-ICCAC volleyball player of the week for the week of Sept. 12-18. Northeast CC’s Kelsey Shoemaker shared the…

NIACC soccer falls to Iowa Central, 3-1

NIACC soccer falls to Iowa Central, 3-1

MASON CITY – The NIACC men’s soccer team dropped a 3-1 decision to Iowa Central Tuesday afternoon at the NIACC pitch. Iowa Central jumped out to a 2-0 lead and…

Iowa man arrested after striking two people with his pickup truck at little league complex

Iowa man arrested after striking two people with his pickup truck at little league complex

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Branstad joins letter from governors lashing out at overtime rule

Branstad joins letter from governors lashing out at overtime rule

DES MOINES – Today, Governor Branstad joined a coalition of 21 states and governors in filing a federal court complaint challenging the United States Department of Labor’s new overtime rule.…