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High-flying Iowa freshman Tyler Cook sidelined with fractured finger

High-flying Iowa freshman Tyler Cook sidelined with fractured finger

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa freshman forward Tyler Cook fractured his right index finger and is expected to miss approximately three weeks. The announcement came Tuesday from head coach…

Trump ponders one-year jail term for flag burners

Trump ponders one-year jail term for flag burners

NEW YORK – You burn the flag, you pay a price – so decreed President-elect Donald J. Trump Tuesday morning, offering a possible one-year jail term for offenders. It’s always…

Semi crash spills hundreds of gallons of diesel fuel into Iowa creek

Semi crash spills hundreds of gallons of diesel fuel into Iowa creek

JEFFERSON, IOWA – The DNR responded to a diesel spill after a semi hauling Pepsi products hit a bridge about five miles southwest of Jefferson in Greene county Tuesday morning.…

Mason City man guilty of stiffing restaurant on bill

Mason City man guilty of stiffing restaurant on bill

MASON CITY – Two Mason City men allegedly tried to stiff a local business who served them food and drink – but only one was guilty of the crime. The…

Heavily-armed Iowa man involved in standoff with police to stand trial

Heavily-armed Iowa man involved in standoff with police to stand trial

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Men with firearm terrorize KIMT employee

Men with firearm terrorize KIMT employee

MASON CITY – A KIMT employee will likely be having terrifying nightmares after two men pointed a firearm in his direction and made a threat, sending him fleeing into the…

Mother of child left stranded in Wright county arrested

Mother of child left stranded in Wright county arrested

CLARION, IOWA – The mother of a stranded two-year-old child left outside in the rain wearing only pajamas and no shoes is now facing a felony and has been arrested.…

Iowa’s 2016 shotgun deer season about to get underway

Iowa’s 2016 shotgun deer season about to get underway

DES MOINES – The first of Iowa’s popular shotgun deer seasons is December 3-7 when an expected 75,000 orange clad hunters head to the timber. That group will be followed…

Three Iowans sent to federal prison for bank robbery

Three Iowans sent to federal prison for bank robbery

CEDAR RAPIDS – Two men and one woman, who robbed a bank in Palo, Iowa, in May 2016, have each been sentenced to terms of federal imprisonment. Lance Monden, age…

Clear Lake man to stand trial on two drunk driving charges in Mason City

Clear Lake man to stand trial on two drunk driving charges in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Clear Lake man who was found passed out behind the wheel of a car parked in the middle of the road in a North End neighborhood…

Rail crossing arms and lights fail to activate as car collides with train

Rail crossing arms and lights fail to activate as car collides with train

CHARLES CITY – A car and train collided this morning in Charles City after the rial crossing arms and lights failed to activate. At 7:33 AM Tuesday morning, the Charles…

Iowa doctor settles allegations that he recklessly billed for cancer drugs and visits that never happened

Iowa doctor settles allegations that he recklessly billed for cancer drugs and visits that never happened

CLIVE, IOWA – The Hematology and Oncology Center of Iowa, P.C., located in Clive, Iowa, and its only corporate officer, Dr. Magdy Elsawy, have agreed to pay $176,460 to settle…

Grassley opposes weakening of act that oversees payments from drug and device companies to doctors

Grassley opposes weakening of act that oversees payments from drug and device companies to doctors

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa opposes any weakening of an act that oversees payments from drug and device companies to doctors, which promotes transparency and benefits…

Man shot in Fort Dodge Monday

Man shot in Fort Dodge Monday

FORT DODGE – A man was shot in Fort Dodge Monday afternoon, leading to a police investigation. Fort Dodge police say that on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 2:43 PM,…

Mason City man facing drug charges after alleged domestic assault

Mason City man facing drug charges after alleged domestic assault

CLEAR LAKE – A Mason City man was taken to jail after a domestic incident and now faces two drug charges. Maysen Allen Simmer, age 22 of Mason City, was…