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Charles City woman hurt in crash Friday afternoon

Charles City woman hurt in crash Friday afternoon

MASON CITY – A Charles City woman rolled her vehicle Friday afternoon outside Mason City, sending her to a hospital. On Friday, October 28, 2016 at about 4:15 PM, the…

Bernie Sanders calls on President to intervene in Dakota Access Pipeline dispute

Bernie Sanders calls on President to intervene in Dakota Access Pipeline dispute

BURLINGTON, VERMONT — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) sent a letter to President Barack Obama Friday requesting he intervene to protect Native Americans peacefully protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. At…

Iowa man came to Mason City this morning and allegedly threatened to slit someone’s throat

Iowa man came to Mason City this morning and allegedly threatened to slit someone’s throat

MASON CITY – Mason City police acted quickly to apprehend a man who came to town armed with weapons and leveling fatal threats. Police tell NIT that dangerous situation unfolded…

NIACC set to host regional cross country meet Saturday

NIACC set to host regional cross country meet Saturday

MASON CITY – For the first time since 2005, the NIACC men’s and women’s cross country teams will host the NJCAA Region XI meet on Saturday. The women’s 5-kilometer race…

Mason City woman accused of embezzling from Clear Lake auto dealership

Mason City woman accused of embezzling from Clear Lake auto dealership

CLEAR LAKE – A Mason City woman is in jail after being arrested on three felonies for allegedly embezzling from a Clear Lake auto dealership where she was employed. On…

Man who broke baby’s ribs sent to prison for 10 years

Man who broke baby’s ribs sent to prison for 10 years

CHARLES CITY – A man who had recently moved to Mason City and was accused of breaking an infant’s ribs has been sent to prison for 10 years. William Werner…

Minnesota woman gets deferred judgement for illegally obtaining drugs in Mason City

Minnesota woman gets deferred judgement for illegally obtaining drugs in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Minnesota woman got a deferred judgement after illegally obtaining prescription drugs in Mason City. Jenna M. Fuhrmann, age 27 of Glencoe, Minnesota, was accused of using…

Republicans slam Iowa candidate for Congress Jim Mowrer for campaign finance questions

Republicans slam Iowa candidate for Congress Jim Mowrer for campaign finance questions

DES MOINES – Republicans attacked combat veteran Jim Mowrer, the Democratic candidate for the Third District from Iowa in the United States House of Representatives, pointing to an FEC complaint…

Crash near Clarksville claims life of Shell Rock man

Crash near Clarksville claims life of Shell Rock man

CLARKSVILLE, IOWA – One man is dead and two others hurt after a driver lost control of his pickup truck. The accident happened Thursday evening, October 27 around 7:06 PM…

Gov. Branstad announces 2017 Iowa Teacher of the Year

Gov. Branstad announces 2017 Iowa Teacher of the Year

DES MOINES – Shelly Vroegh, whose desire to help all students reach their potential stems from her own childhood, is the 2017 Iowa Teacher of the Year, Gov. Terry Branstad…

Former city clerk of small Iowa town sent to prison for improper use of city funds and arson of community building

Former city clerk of small Iowa town sent to prison for improper use of city funds and arson of community building

DES MOINES – On October 21, 2016, Dorothy L. Dillinger, 61, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge James E. Gritzner to 60 months in prison for mail fraud…