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Hundreds of pigs die in fire near Ventura

Hundreds of pigs die in fire near Ventura

VENTURA, IOWA – A hog confinement fire early Sunday destroyed 2750 hogs and piglets. On October 2, 2016, at approximately 3:17 AM, Cerro Gordo deputies responded to a large hog…

Alliant issues apology to Iowa customers who received bills that were estimated too high

Alliant issues apology to Iowa customers who received bills that were estimated too high

CEDAR RAPIDS – Alliant Energy wants to apologize for its billing process this summer, saying “we let many of you down.” According to a statement from Alliant Energy: This summer…

Two men stabbed in downtown Ames

Two men stabbed in downtown Ames

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Iowa DCI investigating homicide after woman found dead in alley

Iowa DCI investigating homicide after woman found dead in alley

KEOKUK, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is assisting the Keokuk Police Department with a homicide investigation that took place this…

Iowa man cited after driving into path of on-coming semi

Iowa man cited after driving into path of on-coming semi

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NIACC volleyball team splits pair at own tournament

NIACC volleyball team splits pair at own tournament

MASON CITY – The NIACC volleyball team split a pair of matches at the NIACC tournament on Saturday. NIACC stopped Marshalltown CC 3-2 and dropped a 3-1 decision to Rochester…

Plymouth man caught with meth for at least third time

Plymouth man caught with meth for at least third time

MASON CITY – A Plymouth man who just pled guilty to meth possession was caught again with the dangerous drug just days later, and is back behind bars. A Cerro…

Mentors for kids sought in Charles City and surrounding areas

Mentors for kids sought in Charles City and surrounding areas

CHARLES CITY – Want to help a kid stay on the right path? Mentors are now being sought in Charles City and the surrounding area. Big Brothers Big Sisters of…

NIACC’s Khat sets school 8K record at Arkansas Chile Pepper Festival

NIACC’s Khat sets school 8K record at Arkansas Chile Pepper Festival

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – NIACC sophomore Wal Khat placed 22nd in the Division II race at the University of Arkansas Chile Pepper Festival Saturday and set the school’s 8-kilometer school record…

Mason City woman guilty of domestic assault at homeless shelter

Mason City woman guilty of domestic assault at homeless shelter

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman has been sent to jail after a violent domestic incident at a local homeless shelter. Mason City police were called to the Northern…