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Iowa State’s 2017 football schedule announced

Iowa State’s 2017 football schedule announced

AMES, IOWA – The Big 12 Conference announced its 2017 league football schedule Tuesday. The conference shared that several conference games could still have date changes pending network television decisions.…

Mason City man guilty of drunk driving after fleeing accident scene

Mason City man guilty of drunk driving after fleeing accident scene

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who fled a car crash before he struck another vehicle is guilty of his second drunk driving offense. This dangerous situation developed on…

City of Mason City expense report, December 8, 2016

City of Mason City expense report, December 8, 2016

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 12/8/2016 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ——————- ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 264.50 AFFORDABLE TOWING MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSE 550.00 AHLERS AND COONEY PC PROFESSIONAL SERVICES…

Iowa couple busted with meth and oxycodone

Iowa couple busted with meth and oxycodone

ATLANTIC, IOWA – An Iowa couple was busted with illegal substances. On December 4, 2016, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office arrested Brittiny Christina Marie Sampson, 27, of Atlantic, and Jeremy…

Branstad and Reynolds again claim Medicaid “modernization” gives patients “more choice, access, and accountability than ever before”

Branstad and Reynolds again claim Medicaid “modernization” gives patients “more choice, access, and accountability than ever before”

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds (who will soon be governor) released the most recent data showing Iowa’s Medicaid patients allegedly have more…

NIACC women ranked 16th in this week’s poll

NIACC women ranked 16th in this week’s poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s basketball team is ranked No. 16 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Tuesday. NIACC (5-4 overall) was No. 14 in the preseason ratings…

Ohio runaway found in Charles City; man arrested

Ohio runaway found in Charles City; man arrested

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man found himself behind bars this week after an Ohio teen was reported missing and police found her with him. On Saturday, December 10…

Iowa man allegedly tried to drown girlfriend in bathtub

Iowa man allegedly tried to drown girlfriend in bathtub

BOONE, IOWA – An Iowa man has been found guilty by a jury of assault after he allegedly tried to drown his girlfriend in a bathtub. The Boone County Attorney’s…

Senator Ragan on Medicaid privatization: “Oversight must continue until these basic problems are truly fixed” 

Senator Ragan on Medicaid privatization: “Oversight must continue until these basic problems are truly fixed” 

DES MOINES – Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City said this morning that a privatized health care plan being implemented here in Iowa must have continued oversight, and “basic problems…

Mason City seeks code enforcement manager

Mason City seeks code enforcement manager

MASON CITY – City hall appears to be making some kind of effort to clean up the town, as it is now seeking a code enforcement manager that will be…

Lake Mills man crashes car, flees scene into the cold night

Lake Mills man crashes car, flees scene into the cold night

MASON CITY – Another Lake Mills man came to town and caused trouble, this time involving a car crash and an adventure into the cold night. On Monday, December 12,…

Millers busted for stealing at Fleet Farm

Millers busted for stealing at Fleet Farm

MASON CITY – The Millers are accused of stealing from Mills Fleet Farm after employees detained them during the theft attempt. The incident took place on December 8. At about…

Ernst joins other Senators urging VA to comply with law that protects veterans from exorbitant ER bills

Ernst joins other Senators urging VA to comply with law that protects veterans from exorbitant ER bills

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Joni Ernst joined more than 20 senators in writing to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald to urge him to comply with the…

Iowa’s Jok, Moss sweep Big Ten Player of the Week honors

Iowa’s Jok, Moss sweep Big Ten Player of the Week honors

ROSEMONT, ILLINOIS – University of Iowa senior Peter Jok and redshirt freshman Isaiah Moss were named Big Ten Player of the Week and Freshman of the Week, respectively. The announcement…

Man sent to prison for smuggling guns from Iowa to Lebanon

Man sent to prison for smuggling guns from Iowa to Lebanon

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Iowa’s King and Jewel are All-Americans

Iowa’s King and Jewel are All-Americans

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior defensive back Desmond King and junior linebacker Josey Jewell have been named to All-America teams. Those announcements were made Monday by the Associated…

NIACC women’s soccer team signs 2 players

NIACC women’s soccer team signs 2 players

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s soccer team signed a pair of players Monday to national letter of intents. Signing with the Lady Trojans were Rylie Smith, who attends Newman…