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United States activities and strategies in the Pacific

United States activities and strategies in the Pacific

U.S. Engagement in the Pacific Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 10, 2016 The United States deeply values our relationship with the countries of the Pacific region,…

Iowa crushes Iowa State, 42-3

Iowa crushes Iowa State, 42-3

IOWA CITY – Iowa State fell to No. 16 Iowa, 42-3, Saturday evening in an Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series contest at Kinnick Stadium. The Cyclones fall to 0-2, while Iowa…

North Korea nuclear explosion roundly criticized

North Korea nuclear explosion roundly criticized

NEW YORK – The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) nuclear test on September 9 and said it is a clear violation…

Steckman says Medicaid problems persist

Steckman says Medicaid problems persist

From Rep. Sharon Steckman – Lawmakers heard troubling testimony again last week from Iowans, providers, and care givers about the Governor’s Medicaid privatization plan. Many providers have stated that they…

Dakota Access Pipeline: Joint Statement from the Dept. of Justice, the Dept. of the Army and the Dept. of the Interior regarding Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Dakota Access Pipeline: Joint Statement from the Dept. of Justice, the Dept. of the Army and the Dept. of the Interior regarding Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Justice, the Department of the Army and the Department of the Interior issued the following statement regarding Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army…

Three Iowa men charged in ginseng theft case

Three Iowa men charged in ginseng theft case

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Iowa State to create McKee Indoor Tennis Complex

Iowa State to create McKee Indoor Tennis Complex

AMES, IOWA – Iowa State University announced today construction plans for a 16,000-square foot indoor tennis practice complex, which was recently approved by the City of Ames and the state…

Volleyball: Iowa State sweeps Iowa to 0pen Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series

Volleyball: Iowa State sweeps Iowa to 0pen Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series

AMES, Iowa – Yet another dominant Jess Schaben performance, combined with a blocking revolution led Iowa State to a 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-22) sweep of Iowa Friday night in front…

Two more fish kills reported in Iowa

Two more fish kills reported in Iowa

ANDREW, IOWA – DNR is investigating a fish kill in Upper Brush Creek, a trout stream about 3.5 miles north of Andrew in Jackson County. The pollutant and its source…

NIACC’s Khat wins Les Duke Invitational

NIACC’s Khat wins Les Duke Invitational

GRINNELL – Wal Khat won the Grinnell’s Les Duke Invitational and helped lead the NIACC men’s cross country team to a fifth-place team finish Satiurday at the Grinnell Country Club.…

Mason City man pleads guilty to felony drunk driving but avoids prison

Mason City man pleads guilty to felony drunk driving but avoids prison

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is guilty of felony drunk driving and is in jail, but avoided prison. A vehicle driven by 39-year-old Anthony Mark Cox was stopped…

Iowa post office to be re-named at ceremony in honor of fallen guardsman

Iowa post office to be re-named at ceremony in honor of fallen guardsman

CEDAR FALLS, IA – Congressman Rod Blum and Senator Joni Ernst will host a post office renaming ceremony at the Cedar Rapids Post Office to honor the sacrifice of Sergeant…

Iowa man sentenced to 120 years in prison after taping his sex assaults of ten young girls

Iowa man sentenced to 120 years in prison after taping his sex assaults of ten young girls

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Crypto cases continue to increase in Mason City area

Crypto cases continue to increase in Mason City area

MASON CITY — The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health continues to see an increase in cases of Cryptosporidiosis (Crypto). Cryptosporidium is a parasite causing diarrhea. It is found…

Lake Mills man caught with meth twice

Lake Mills man caught with meth twice

FOREST CITY – A Lake Mills man jailed for possession of methamphetamine during a theft in Mason City was caught with the dangerous drug earlier and faces more charges. Forest…

Possible illegal alien caught drunk driving, speeding through Mason City

Possible illegal alien caught drunk driving, speeding through Mason City

MASON CITY – A possible illegal alien was caught by a deputy early this morning as he sped through town, allegedly intoxicated. A Cerro Gordo county deputy stopped a vehicle…

Mason City City Council Election Candidate Forum to be held September 13, 6 PM at MC library

Mason City City Council Election Candidate Forum to be held September 13, 6 PM at MC library

MASON CITY – NorthIowaToday.com would like to announce that there will be a Mason City council candidate forum held on Tuesday, September 13 beginning at 6:30 PM. This event will…

City of Mason City expense report for September 8, 2016

City of Mason City expense report for September 8, 2016

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 9/8/2016 Payee Description Amount —————————————— —————————- ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 264.50 ADAMS SHARPENINGM/E REPAIRS 4.50 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE 153.25 AHLERS…

Ruth Paine donates $50,000 to MacNider Museum’s endowment fund

Ruth Paine donates $50,000 to MacNider Museum’s endowment fund

MASON CITY – The MacNider Art Museum Foundation is pleased to announce a generous gift has been given by one of its long-term supporters, Mrs. Ruth Paine. She has donated…

Man who got deferred judgement in drunk driving case sent back to jail

Man who got deferred judgement in drunk driving case sent back to jail

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Rep. Linda Upmeyer says there have been “difficulties” and “positive news” in Medicaid privatization

Rep. Linda Upmeyer says there have been “difficulties” and “positive news” in Medicaid privatization

From Rep. Linda Upmeyer – Labor Day weekend has come and gone which brought a much deserved long weekend for many. School is in full swing and fall sports have…

Forest City man faces felony charges after search warrant

Forest City man faces felony charges after search warrant

FOREST CITY – A search warrant led to the arrest of a Forest City man on felony charges. Forest City police say that on the afternoon of August 24, Tylor…

Mason City man nabbed by Forest City police again

Mason City man nabbed by Forest City police again

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Alleged vicious attack with punches and bites leads to felony burglary charge for woman

Alleged vicious attack with punches and bites leads to felony burglary charge for woman

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman allegedly marched into someone else’s home after kicking in the door, leading to a violent struggle and felony charges. Mason City police tell…

Drunk driver turns herself in after skipping court; guilty of assault

Drunk driver turns herself in after skipping court; guilty of assault

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was due in court to answer for her drunk driving arrest, but failed to appear and she was arrested. Trinity Lynn Burkhart, age…

City of Mason City expense report, September 1, 2016

City of Mason City expense report, September 1, 2016

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 9/1/2016 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ———————– ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE 63.45 ALLIANT UTILITIES-IPC GAS & ELECTRICITY 1,826.82 ANDERSON, LARRY D CAMPGROUND COMMISSIONS 1,074.00…

Mason City woman in trouble for throwing boyfriend’s gun in the trash

Mason City woman in trouble for throwing boyfriend’s gun in the trash

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman who wasn’t getting along with her boyfriend took his handgun and ammo and threw it into the trash – but she didn’t get…

Iowa couple sentenced to probation for false statements to Social Security Administration

Iowa couple sentenced to probation for false statements to Social Security Administration

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Hazardous intersection in Floyd county to see speed limit reduction in place by Friday

Hazardous intersection in Floyd county to see speed limit reduction in place by Friday

MASON CITY – The speed limit on Iowa 27/U.S. 18/U.S. 218 at Floyd will be lowered beginning Friday, Sept. 9, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District…

Britt man given probation for violating state’s sex offender registry

Britt man given probation for violating state’s sex offender registry

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Hampton man accused of sexual abuse of a child

Hampton man accused of sexual abuse of a child

HAMPTON, IOWA – A Hampton man is behind bars at this time, accused of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12. On September 1, Hampton, Iowa police…

Iowa’s youth deer season begins September 17

Iowa’s youth deer season begins September 17

DES MOINES – The Iowa deer hunting tradition will be passed on to about 10,000 youths who are participating in the youth deer hunting season, which opens on Sept. 17.…

Missing Greene man found in neighboring county

Missing Greene man found in neighboring county

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Iowa men sentenced for heroin distribution conspiracy

Iowa men sentenced for heroin distribution conspiracy

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NIACC’s Khat earns athlete of week honor by USTFCCCA

NIACC’s Khat earns athlete of week honor by USTFCCCA

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore Wal Khat has been selected as the NJCAA Division I athlete of the week by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches…

Village Cooperative residents to hold rummage sale Saturday, Sept. 10

Village Cooperative residents to hold rummage sale Saturday, Sept. 10

MASON CITY – The Village Cooperative’s annual Rummage and Bake Sale is testimony to the treasured simplicity of its residents’ lifestyles. Each year the 50 home-owner/shareholders discover more and more…

Max Weaver calls for immediate resignation of Janet Solberg after Globe reveals no evidence of racism (video)

Max Weaver calls for immediate resignation of Janet Solberg after Globe reveals no evidence of racism (video)

MASON CITY – Max Weaver called for the immediate resignation of council person Janet Solberg after the Globe Gazette revealed no evidence supported her claims of racism from citizens opposed…

NIACC soccer falls to Indian Hills, 4-2

NIACC soccer falls to Indian Hills, 4-2

MASON CITY – The NIACC men’s soccer team dropped a 4-2 decision to Indian Hills in ICCAC action Tuesday. Indian Hills trailed 2-0 at the half but scored four goals…

Minnesota man admits to the murder of Jacob Wetterling

Minnesota man admits to the murder of Jacob Wetterling

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA – Danny James Heinrich, 53, of Annandale, Minnesota, pleaded guilty today to federal child pornography charges. As part of his allocution, Heinrich admitted in court that on…

John Carden for Mason City council

John Carden for Mason City council

Official press release from John Carden, candidate for Mason City council – Hello. My name is John Carden and I am running for the Mason City At-Large Council Seat. My…