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Two Cyclone football players named All-Big 12

Two Cyclone football players named All-Big 12

IRVING, TEXAS – The Big 12 football coaches selected their All-Big 12 teams this morning, and 11 Cyclones were awarded postseason honors for their performance on the field in 2016.…

Three students from Cerro Gordo county receive college scholarships from local foundation

Three students from Cerro Gordo county receive college scholarships from local foundation

MASON CITY – Three Cerro Gordo County students pursuing higher education opportunities have received additional financial assistance this fall thanks to scholarships from the Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation and…

Mason City man sent to prison for attack on woman loses appeal

Mason City man sent to prison for attack on woman loses appeal

DES MOINES – A Mason City man who violently attacked a woman and her car and was later sent to prison after entering guilty pleas lost his appeal in the…

Ernst votes for spending bill, reminds that Iowans owe $60,000 each to debt

Ernst votes for spending bill, reminds that Iowans owe $60,000 each to debt

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) on Friday released the following statement after voting in favor of the short term spending bill that funds the government through April…

Man who led cops on dangerous chase caught behind the wheel again

Man who led cops on dangerous chase caught behind the wheel again

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Grassley working to help make hearing aids available to those in need

Grassley working to help make hearing aids available to those in need

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Iowa Senator Charles Grassley is working to ensure certain types of hearing aids are available over the counter. “Consider that about 40 percent of Americans age 60…

Opioids and high rate of meth use pose on-going challenge to drug control in Iowa

Opioids and high rate of meth use pose on-going challenge to drug control in Iowa

DES MOINES – Heroin and other illicit opioids are spreading across the State, fueled by prescription opioid misuse and addiction, even as the use of purer methamphetamine and more potent…

Accused murderer Veal says he’s not guilty; trial set for next month

Accused murderer Veal says he’s not guilty; trial set for next month

MASON CITY – A man caught fleeing the scene of an alleged double murder on Mason City’s North End says he’s not guilty and will stand trial in January. Peter…

Wrestling: All-Americans lead Hawkeyes past Cyclones, 26-9

Wrestling: All-Americans lead Hawkeyes past Cyclones, 26-9

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa All-Americans Thomas Gilman, Brandon Sorensen, and Sammy Brooks led the third-ranked Hawkeye wrestling team to a 26-9 win over Iowa State on Saturday in…

Wind turbines may have beneficial effects for crops, according to Iowa State University research

Wind turbines may have beneficial effects for crops, according to Iowa State University research

AMES, Iowa – A multi-year study led by an Iowa State University scientist suggests the turbines commonly used in the state to capture wind energy may have a positive effect…

Iowa woman accused of sexual abuse after affair with young boy

Iowa woman accused of sexual abuse after affair with young boy

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Police say young child died in fire Saturday night in Mason City (photos)

Police say young child died in fire Saturday night in Mason City (photos)

MASON CITY – Tragedy has struck again in Mason City, this time as a fire has evidently claimed the life of a young child. The Mason City Police and Fire…