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Paul Adams wins at-large city council seat

Paul Adams wins at-large city council seat

MASON CITY – Paul Adams dominated his opponent in the run-off election for the vacant at-large city council seat, beating “Action Coach” Andy O’Brien by over 1,200 votes in a…

Iowa crushes Stetson, 95-68

Iowa crushes Stetson, 95-68

IOWA CITY – The Iowa men’s basketball team crushed Stetson Monday night and halted a four-game losing streak. Iowa had two players score a personal-best 21 points against Stetson: Cordell…

Mason City boys basketball team just out of state ranking

Mason City boys basketball team just out of state ranking

MASON CITY – The Iowa Class 4A Boys Basketball Rankings were released today, and the Mason City Mohawks are just out of the mix. Coach Nicholas Trask’s Mohawks are 4-0…

Iowa State trounces Omaha, 91-47

Iowa State trounces Omaha, 91-47

AMES – No. 25 Iowa State (6-2) regrouped from a pair of last-second losses to defeat Omaha (4-5), 91-47 Monday night in Hilton Coliseum. Burton had the hot hand for…

Cigarette smoke may be harming your pet

Cigarette smoke may be harming your pet

MASON CITY – That filthy habit of yours might be doing serious harm to your pet. If you’re a smoker, you probably realize the dangers smoking may pose to your…

Jacob Wetterling’s killer sent to prison for 20 years

Jacob Wetterling’s killer sent to prison for 20 years

MINNEAPOLIS – The confessed-killer of Jacob Wetterling was recently sentenced to 20 years in prison – lighter sentence for making the confession and ending a family’s misery. Danny James Heinrich,…

Cerro Gordo GOP chooses 2017 officers, seeks youth to join party

Cerro Gordo GOP chooses 2017 officers, seeks youth to join party

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo GOP central committee met at the Pizza Ranch in Mason City Monday and elected its 2017 officers. Barbara Hovland will continue as Chairwoman. Other…

Board of Regents socks college students with another tuition hike

Board of Regents socks college students with another tuition hike

CEDAR FALLS – The Iowa Board of Regents continues to meet in Cedar Falls this week and approved proposed conditional tuition and mandatory fees for the 2017-2018 academic year, boosting…

Voter turnout very high in Iowa for November’s general election

Voter turnout very high in Iowa for November’s general election

DES MOINES – Voters in Iowa did their job this past November in the general election, with the fifth-highest turnout of all the states. Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate…