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Mason City man found dead in home after alley confrontation

Mason City man found dead in home after alley confrontation

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was involved in an altercation in a North End alley and then was found dead later in his home. NIT has pieced together…

Person arrested by Clear Lake police claims mistreatment

Person arrested by Clear Lake police claims mistreatment

CLEAR LAKE – A person arrested by Clear Lake police who now identifies as a man says he was mistreated once in custody, and wants the record clarified. On September…

Clear Lake trucker involved in two-vehicle accident this weekend

Clear Lake trucker involved in two-vehicle accident this weekend

ODEBOLT, IOWA – A Clear Lake truck driver was involved in what appears to a be a head-on collision Sunday in Sac county that ended with an Iowa woman airlifted…

Iowa Senator Grassley wants update from FBI on new investigation into Clinton email scandal

Iowa Senator Grassley wants update from FBI on new investigation into Clinton email scandal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The latest revelation from the FBI that Hillary Clinton is back under investigation for improper use of a private  email server has prompted Iowa Senator Charles Grassley…

Poll says 71% of Americans think 2016 election more important than most

Poll says 71% of Americans think 2016 election more important than most

PRINCETON, N.J. – Seven in 10 U.S. voters say the outcome of this year’s presidential election matters more to them than it did in prior election years. This finding from…

Opinion: Meat grown with steroids tastes terrible, so does light beer

Opinion: Meat grown with steroids tastes terrible, so does light beer

Been thinking of these bacteria infested swine confinements that follow the meat processors like Eric Bookmeyer follows the Coors truck. It’s a natural relationship where need spawns demand. Here is a…

Investigation launched into Iowa double homicide this weekend

Investigation launched into Iowa double homicide this weekend

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Mason City woman convicted of drunk driving last year but avoids jail for months

Mason City woman convicted of drunk driving last year but avoids jail for months

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was caught and convicted of drunk driving last year, but evaded jail for months. On September 12, 2015, at 12:53 AM, 30-year-old Valerie…

FDA approves devices that could prevent recurrent strokes

FDA approves devices that could prevent recurrent strokes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FDA has approved a device made in Minnesota that could reduce the risk to people who suffer from recurrent strokes. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration…

Iowa National Guard to permanently close Algona Readiness Center

Iowa National Guard to permanently close Algona Readiness Center

DES MOINES – As a result of force structure and stationing study findings, the Iowa National Guard will permanently close the Algona Readiness Center, effective Spring 2017. The unit previously…

Federal officials will oversee election fraud complaints in Iowa

Federal officials will oversee election fraud complaints in Iowa

DES MOINES – Federal officials will handle complaints of election day fraud, intimidation an other possible abuses  here in Iowa, it was announced last week. United States Attorneys Kevin W.…

American woman and Mexican man sent to prison for meth dealing in Iowa

American woman and Mexican man sent to prison for meth dealing in Iowa

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U.S. added to human rights council at United Nations; Russia booted out

U.S. added to human rights council at United Nations; Russia booted out

NEW YORK – The United Nations General Assembly last week elected, by secret ballot, 14 States to serve on the Human Rights Council, the United Nations body responsible for the…

Husband and wife smash cars in alleged drunken state, taken to jail

Husband and wife smash cars in alleged drunken state, taken to jail

MASON CITY – A North End couple smashed their cars into each other’s in an alleged drunken state this weekend then fled the scene of the accident, but couldn’t evade…