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NIACC soccer team faces Iowa Lakes in regional tournament opener on Wednesday

NIACC soccer team faces Iowa Lakes in regional tournament opener on Wednesday

SPENCER – The sixth-seeded NIACC men’s soccer team faces Iowa Lakes, the No. 3 seed, in the first round of the NJCAA Region XI tournament. Match time is set for…

More shots possibly fired in Mason City, this time near troubled hotel

More shots possibly fired in Mason City, this time near troubled hotel

MASON CITY – Shots may have been fired Sunday night near a Mason City hotel that has it’s share of police visits, leading to an investigation. Police tell NIT that…

Former Chicago man arrested again after consuming alcohol

Former Chicago man arrested again after consuming alcohol

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High-speed pursuit leads to foot chase and arrest of Hampton man carrying meth

High-speed pursuit leads to foot chase and arrest of Hampton man carrying meth

HAMPTON, IOWA – Law enforcement attempted to stop a speeding, drug-toting Hampton man but he refused to yield, leading police on a high-speed chase that employed an airplane. At approximately…

Iowa union responds to inmates using meth, attacks at mental health center

Iowa union responds to inmates using meth, attacks at mental health center

DES MOINES – An Iowa union is disturbed and blames staffing shortages for prison inmates using methamphetamine and attacks by patients on mental health workers that caused injuries. AFSCME Iowa…

Senator Chuck Grassley still bellyaching over Obamacare, says the program is “pain, period”

Senator Chuck Grassley still bellyaching over Obamacare, says the program is “pain, period”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Charles Grassley, representing Iowa in Congress since 1975, again lashed out at the Affordable Care Act, calling it “pain, period.” Sen. Chuck Grassley boasts that he…

Mason City construction business suffers second burglary within a year

Mason City construction business suffers second burglary within a year

MASON CITY – A Mason City construction company claims it has been the victim of a burglary in which over $10,000 worth of tools and supplies were stolen. Mason City…

North End improvement projects set to begin today in Mason City

North End improvement projects set to begin today in Mason City

MASON CITY – Some much-needed improvements are about to happen in Mason City’s North End. City hall tells NIT Monday that three improvement projects slated to be done this year…

Iowa’s Desmond King among 16 Thorpe Award semifinalists

Iowa’s Desmond King among 16 Thorpe Award semifinalists

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior defensive back Desmond King is one of 16 semifinalists for the 2016 Jim Thorpe Award. The announcement was made Monday by the Oklahoma…

Opinion: “Children are our future,” more school funding needed from state

Opinion: “Children are our future,” more school funding needed from state

Letter to the editor: As an educator, I value lawmakers who value education as a top priority and fight for much needed funds that make our schools more efficient. Children…

Fatal auto accident reported near Decorah

Fatal auto accident reported near Decorah

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