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Fish kill near Riceville tracked to possible application of chemicals to land by ag processor

Fish kill near Riceville tracked to possible application of chemicals to land by ag processor

RICEVILLE – DNR staff investigated the report of a fish kill on a tributary of the Wapsipinicon River on Sept. 28 about 2.5 miles south of Riceville in Howard County.…

Dozens of hogs dead in semi rollover

Dozens of hogs dead in semi rollover

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Lake Mills man caught with meth twice says he’s not guilty

Lake Mills man caught with meth twice says he’s not guilty

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Branstad to lead trade mission to China and Japan focusing on beef and pork exports

Branstad to lead trade mission to China and Japan focusing on beef and pork exports

DES MOINES – At his weekly press conference today, Gov. Terry Branstad announced he will lead a trade mission to China and Japan in mid-November. Gov. Branstad was joined by…

Humane Society honors employee for 30 years of service

Humane Society honors employee for 30 years of service

MASON CITY – The Humane Society of North Iowa is honoring employee Rachel Garcia, who is celebrating her 30th anniversary with the organization this week. Rachel was hired in 1986…

Mason City man caught with meth for second time this year

Mason City man caught with meth for second time this year

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was caught with the illegal drug methamphetamine for the second time this year. On Friday, September 30, 33-year-old Michael Adam Nalan was arrested…

Neighbors say drivers blasting through school bus stop arm on busy MC street

Neighbors say drivers blasting through school bus stop arm on busy MC street

MASON CITY – Police and city hall have been notified that drivers are not respecting stopped school buses on a busy Mason City street. NIT is told the potentially dangerous situation…

Iowa Based Horse Set for Kentucky Derby

Iowa may well have yet another contender for the 2017 Kentucky Derby, as Not This Time, who is trained at the Albaugh Family Stables, won the recent Iroquois, a race…

New treatment sparks hope for HIV cure

New treatment sparks hope for HIV cure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Researchers are hopeful of a cure for HIV after treating the first patient with a promising new treatment that could kill all traces of the virus. A…

Mason City man caught with meth three times

Mason City man caught with meth three times

MASON CITY – A Mason City man facing domestic abuse issues has been charged with a slew of felonies connected to dealing the dangerous drug methamphetamine. The Cerro Gordo county sheriff’s…