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UPDATED: Mason City hotel shuttered, deemed “unfit for human habitation”

UPDATED: Mason City hotel shuttered, deemed “unfit for human habitation”

MASON CITY – A troubled Mason City hotel is out of business at this time after officials deemed it “unfit for human habitation.” American Best Inn and Suites, located at…

Over $70,000 in damage done to new cars when trucker smashes into bridge

Over $70,000 in damage done to new cars when trucker smashes into bridge

CHARLES CITY – South Dakota trucker made a crucial mistake after dropping some new cars in Charles City, causing tens of thousands of dollars in damage. Charles City police officers…

Estherville man charged after shooting incident and standoff

Estherville man charged after shooting incident and standoff

ESTHERVILLE, IOWA – A person was shot and then police located a suspect who refused to give up without a negotiation Wednesday in Estherville. On November 16, 2016 at approximately…

NIACC wrestlers fall to Iowa Western, 37-9

NIACC wrestlers fall to Iowa Western, 37-9

MASON CITY – The No. 11 NIACC wrestling team dropped a 37-9 decision to No. 1 Iowa Western in a ICCAC dual meet Wednesday night in the NIACC gym. NIACC…

House Republicans elect leaders for the 115th Congress

House Republicans elect leaders for the 115th Congress

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) made the following comments after House Republicans—including newly elected and returning lawmakers—elected their leadership team for the 115th Congress: “I just want to…

Iowa prepares to face Seton Hall in home contest

Iowa prepares to face Seton Hall in home contest

University of Iowa Basketball Media Conference Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Fran McCaffery Men’s Basketball Q. What challenges does Delgado possess? FRAN McCAFFERY: He’s got a low post game. He’s tough.…

NIACC’s Moss earns ICCAC player of week honor

NIACC’s Moss earns ICCAC player of week honor

MASON CITY – NIACC freshman guard Ben Moss was selected as the co-ICCAC Division II men’s basketball player of the week for the week of Nov. 7-13 for his performance…

New Hampton woman accused of sex assault in Floyd county

New Hampton woman accused of sex assault in Floyd county

CHARLES CITY – A New Hampton woman already on the state’s sex offender list is accused of a felony sexual assault in Floyd county. Katie Leaine Kramer, age 25 of…

Felony drunk driving conviction upheld for man caught in Floyd county

Felony drunk driving conviction upheld for man caught in Floyd county

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President-elect Trump announces Presidential Inauguration Committee leadership

President-elect Trump announces Presidential Inauguration Committee leadership

NEW YORK – Today President-elect Donald J. Trump announced the Presidential Inaugural Committee leadership for the 58th Presidential Inauguration and Thomas J. Barrack Jr. as the Committee Chairman. The Presidential…

Hundreds of hate crimes reported across the country since presidential election

Hundreds of hate crimes reported across the country since presidential election

MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA – An agency “dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry” says that hundreds of incidents of “hateful harassment and intimidation” have been reported since the election of Donald Trump.…

Interview with Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz, November 15, 2016

Interview with Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz, November 15, 2016

University of Iowa Football Media Conference Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Kirk Ferentz HEAD COACH FERENTZ: Good afternoon. Certainly what a difference a week makes for everybody. That said, we’ve got…

Mason City man guilty of third violent incident this year

Mason City man guilty of third violent incident this year

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Mason City man says he’s not guilty after police allege he decked a young lady

Mason City man says he’s not guilty after police allege he decked a young lady

IOWA CITY – A young man from Mason City is awaiting trial in Iowa City after he allegedly decked a young lady, causing a serious injury. Iowa City police officers…