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Woman rear-ends couple in alleged drunk driving crash

Woman rear-ends couple in alleged drunk driving crash

PLYMOUTH, IOWA – A North Iowa woman allegedly rear-ended a couple who had stopped at a stop sign, and law enforcement suspects alcohol factored into the collision. On the evening…

Mason City woman among 7 Iowans Obama is releasing early from prison

Mason City woman among 7 Iowans Obama is releasing early from prison

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Mason City woman sent to prison for a crime involving methamphetamine will see freedom earlier – as will 71 other prisoners – after President Barack Obama…

Duncombe man allegedly robs convenience store

Duncombe man allegedly robs convenience store

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Sen. Joni Ernst: We can’t let ISIS get away

Sen. Joni Ernst: We can’t let ISIS get away

By Senator Joni Ernst, guest columnist November 4th, 2016 As the United States supports our allies and continues the fight for Mosul, we cannot ignore where ISIS will spread next.…

Cops nab wanted man after he runs stop sign on bicycle

Cops nab wanted man after he runs stop sign on bicycle

MASON CITY – Police stopped a man on a bicycle who ran a stop sign and discovered he was wanted on drug charges. A Mason City police officer stopped two…

Former Hawkeye wrestlers Yagla, Zaputil earn Hall of Fame Honors

IOWA CITY – Two University of Iowa wrestlers earned Hall of Fames nods this week. Two-time NCAA champion Chuck Yagla is being inducted to the National Wrestling Hall of Fame,…

Cyclones host Sioux Falls in exhibition contest

Cyclones host Sioux Falls in exhibition contest

AMES, Iowa – No. 24 Iowa State (0-0, 0-0 Big 12) plays its lone exhibition game Sunday when it hosts Division II foe Sioux Falls (0-0, 0-0 NSIC) at Hilton…

Metcalf joins Team USA coaching staff

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa two-time NCAA champion Brent Metcalf is moving from one red, white, and blue little town to another. USA Wrestling announced Thursday that Metcalf has…

Corwith man says he’s not guilty in domestic abuse and kidnapping case

Corwith man says he’s not guilty in domestic abuse and kidnapping case

GARNER, IOWA – A Corwith man remains behind bars after police investigated a violent domestic assault in which he allegedly bound his victim with black zip ties and repeatedly beat…

Hampton man arrested for forgery and theft in Mason City

Hampton man arrested for forgery and theft in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Hampton man with a checkered past was arrested at a Mason City retailer after an alleged theft and forgery incident. Mason City police were called to…

Gov. Branstad orders flags at half-staff to honor Sgt. Tony Beminio and Officer Justin Martin 

Gov. Branstad orders flags at half-staff to honor Sgt. Tony Beminio and Officer Justin Martin 

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff from sunrise on Monday, Nov. 7 to sunset on Tuesday, Nov. 8 to honor Des Moines Police Sgt. Tony…

Iowa dog kennel owner gets probation for lying to federal officials

Iowa dog kennel owner gets probation for lying to federal officials

CEDAR RAPIDS – A northwest Iowa man who owed a monetary penalty to the United States for numerous violations of animal welfare regulations at his kennel was sentenced to 3…