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Delta bans rude passenger who confronted others about supporting Donald Trump

Delta bans rude passenger who confronted others about supporting Donald Trump

ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA – “We got some Hillary bitches on here?” a passenger shouted in a crowded Delta airplane cabin, peeving his his fellow travelers and leading to a ban from…

MCPD asks for help identifying subjects in theft case

MCPD asks for help identifying subjects in theft case

MASON CITY – The Mason City Police Department is attempting to identify the subjects pictured below in relation to a theft case. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer…

City of Mason City expense report, November 23, 2016

City of Mason City expense report, November 23, 2016

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 11/23/2016 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ———————— AG126 INC REFUND 37.50 ALLIANT UTILITIES-IPC ELECTRICITY 5,095.33 AMERICINN MOTEL & SUITES TRAVEL AND CONFERENCE 72.80 ANIMAL MEDICAL…

Titonka artist wins Best in Show award at MacNider Art Museum’s Area Show: 45

Titonka artist wins Best in Show award at MacNider Art Museum’s Area Show: 45

MASON CITY – Participating artists, Museum members, and members of the general public were in attendance on Saturday, November 19, for the opening, awards program, and artist reception for Area…

Steve King’s border wall would be eleven feet tall topped with barbed wire

Steve King’s border wall would be eleven feet tall topped with barbed wire

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Iowa Congressman Steve King has a vision for a border wall to keep illegals out. “Build the Wall,” the re-elected and controversial Republican Congressman said recently via…

Hypothermia, exposure claim life of Fort Dodge man

Hypothermia, exposure claim life of Fort Dodge man

WRIGHT COUNTY — A Fort Dodge man died after being pulled from Big Wall Lake in Wright County Thanksgiving Day, state conservation officials said today. Wright County Conservation Board and…

At least eight people hurt in attack at the Ohio State University

At least eight people hurt in attack at the Ohio State University

COLUMBUS, OHIO – An active shooter was reported on the Ohio State University campus Monday morning, and at least 8 people were hurt in an attack that may have involved…

Branstad names Mark Lowe Interim Director of the Iowa Department of Transportation

Branstad names Mark Lowe Interim Director of the Iowa Department of Transportation

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Branstad named Mark Lowe the Interim Director of the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT). Lowe’s appointment comes after the resignation of Paul Trombino, who will…

Iowa State kicker Netten earns Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week honors

Iowa State kicker Netten earns Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week honors

AMES – Iowa State senior placekicker Cole Netten was named Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week, announced today by the Big 12 office. A native of Ankeny, Iowa,…

Opinion: City council election will be a turning point in Mason City

Opinion: City council election will be a turning point in Mason City

To the Editor, The upcoming special election for a seat on the city council will be a turning point for our city. Our community deserves someone who will continue the…

Wrestling: Hawkeyes open Big Ten season with 34-3 win at Purdue

Wrestling: Hawkeyes open Big Ten season with 34-3 win at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA – The University of Iowa wrestling team opened the Big Ten season with a 34-3 win at Purdue on Sunday afternoon. The Hawkeyes won nine-of-10 bouts and…

Senator Joni Ernst says she is ready for new congressional year

Senator Joni Ernst says she is ready for new congressional year

By Senator Joni Ernst, guest columnist November 28th, 2016 Born and raised in southwest Iowa, I grew up on our family hog, soybean and corn farm. As a child, I…

Branstad announces Naloxone access to combat Opioid epidemic plaguing Iowa

Branstad announces Naloxone access to combat Opioid epidemic plaguing Iowa

DES MOINES – At-risk Iowans will now have access to medication that can reverse an opioid overdose, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and other officials announced today. Today, at the Administration’s…

Opinion: Response to Sunday’s editorial in the Globe-Gazette

Opinion: Response to Sunday’s editorial in the Globe-Gazette

As a life long resident I would never endorse this plan. Pretend for a moment you are in a town with more than enough hotel rooms. Now the city wants…