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Kirk Ferentz interview, September 6, 2016

Kirk Ferentz interview, September 6, 2016

University of Iowa Football Media Conference Tuesday, September 6, 2016 Kirk Ferentz COACH FERENTZ: Welcome, everybody. It’s really an important week for us as we prepare for our second ballgame…

Fort Dodge man allegedly robbed at gunpoint by 12 and 13 year olds

Fort Dodge man allegedly robbed at gunpoint by 12 and 13 year olds

FORT DODGE – A Fort Dodge man walking in a neighborhood there was stopped and robbed by 12 and 13 year old children, police said today. On Sunday September 4th,…

Iowa parents given probation after young child shot by their illegal gun

Iowa parents given probation after young child shot by their illegal gun

DUBUQUE, IOWA – An Iowa couple who illegally owned a gun allowed their 2-year-old son to play with the weapon, leading to a shooting and charges for the parents. A…

Mason City man caught stealing for third time in a month

Mason City man caught stealing for third time in a month

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Mason City man caught with un-permitted, concealed handgun, intoxicated outside his business

Mason City man caught with un-permitted, concealed handgun, intoxicated outside his business

MASON CITY – Mason City police responded to a report of an intoxicated man at his liquor store and ended up arresting the owner after an un-permitted .45 handgun was…

Branstad appointments Eric Bookmeyer to Enhance Iowa Board

Branstad appointments Eric Bookmeyer to Enhance Iowa Board

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad recently announced that he appointment Eric Bookmeyer to the Enhance Iowa Board. The Enhance Iowa Board was created through Senate File 2308, which…

Malfunctioned dehumidifier causes Clear Lake house fire

Malfunctioned dehumidifier causes Clear Lake house fire

CLEAR LAKE – A malfunctioned dehumidifier caused a Monday morning house fire in Clear Lake. The Clear Lake Fire Department was dispatched to 1208 6th Street N. for a reported house…

Branstad to proclaim Suicide Prevention Week in Iowa

Branstad to proclaim Suicide Prevention Week in Iowa

DES MOINES – Governor Branstad will sign a proclamation this week declaring September 5 through 11, 2016 as Suicide Prevention Week. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), suicide is…

Mason City man caught drunk driving again

Mason City man caught drunk driving again

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was stopped for drunk driving early Sunday, his second such arrest in 3 years. A Cerro Gordo deputy stopped a vehicle near 4th…

Mason City woman caught drunk driving with “large quantity” of meth in the car

Mason City woman caught drunk driving with “large quantity” of meth in the car

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was caught drunk driving late Friday night, and law enforcement found the dangerous drug methamphetamine in the car along with a hiding suspect.…

Iowa postal employee sentenced to probation for stealing

Iowa postal employee sentenced to probation for stealing

DUNKERTON, IOWA – An Iowa woman who was accused of stealing money from her employer, the US Postal service, has been sentenced to probation. On March 2, 2016 the Black…

Four males arrested in Waterloo shooting death

Four males arrested in Waterloo shooting death

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Man fleeing Minneapolis police runs down and kills pedestrian

Man fleeing Minneapolis police runs down and kills pedestrian

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President Obama pens letter to working Americans

President Obama pens letter to working Americans

On this Labor Day weekend, President Obama penned a letter to America’s hardworking men and women on how raising your voice can help ensure that middle-class Americans are sharing in…

FBI releases documents in Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation

FBI releases documents in Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FBI released a summary of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s July 2, 2016 interview with the FBI concerning allegations that classified information was improperly stored…

Iowa pheasants strong; quail highest in 27 years

Iowa pheasants strong; quail highest in 27 years

DES MOINES – DNR wildlife staff covered 6,000 miles of county roads during the first two weeks of August to count upland game populations. So what are they predicting for…

Iowa man sentenced to probation and $5K fine for Stolen Valor Act conviction

Iowa man sentenced to probation and $5K fine for Stolen Valor Act conviction

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Benefit to be held for young Sheffield child diagnosed with Leukemia

Benefit to be held for young Sheffield child diagnosed with Leukemia

SHEFFIELD, IOWA – A benefit is scheduled this month for a young Sheffield child diagnosed with Leukemia. Landon Tollefson was diagnosed with AML (Acute Myeloid Leukemia) in April. He has…

State of Iowa files complaint against Tailgaters bar for serving alcohol with no license

State of Iowa files complaint against Tailgaters bar for serving alcohol with no license

MASON CITY – Tailgaters bar in Mason City is in hot water with the state of Iowa after allegedly serving alcohol without a license. On September 1, the Iowa Department…

UNI downs Iowa State, 25-20

UNI downs Iowa State, 25-20

AMES, IOWA – The University of Northern Iowa football program posted a 25-20 victory over in-state FBS foe Iowa State Saturday night, picking up its third win against the Cyclones…

Hampton police nab two suspected meth dealers

Hampton police nab two suspected meth dealers

HAMPTON, IOWA – Over a pound and a half of meth was found by Hampton police during a traffic stop, leading to the arrest of two people. Hampton police say…

Illegal Mexican alien sent to prison after 5 deportations

Illegal Mexican alien sent to prison after 5 deportations

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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

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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

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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…

MC man convicted of meth possession caught on warrant

MC man convicted of meth possession caught on warrant

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Tailgaters Bar burglarized Friday morning

Tailgaters Bar burglarized Friday morning

MASON CITY – A local bar was burglarized Friday morning, and one man is being charged in the crime. Mason City police officers discovered that Tailgaters Bar, located at 627…

Mason City chamber of commerce president Steve Noto says chamber leaders will face down “adversaries”

Mason City chamber of commerce president Steve Noto says chamber leaders will face down “adversaries”

MASON CITY – Mason City Chamber of Commerce President Steve Noto made it clear in a recent newsletter to dues-paying members that his organization is “standing firmly in-between our members and…

Mason City police nab wanted man

Mason City police nab wanted man

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Iraq: More than two-thirds of those killed in August civilians

Iraq: More than two-thirds of those killed in August civilians

NEW YORK – Civilians continue to disproportionately bear the burden of acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq, accounting for more than two-thirds of those killed or injured in…

In 10 countries with highest out-of-school rates, 40 per cent of children not accessing basic education

In 10 countries with highest out-of-school rates, 40 per cent of children not accessing basic education

NEW YORK – As millions of children around the world prepare to return to school this month, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Thurday highlighted that in the top ten countries…