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Opinion: Proclaim Obama to be King to avoid future elections

Opinion: Proclaim Obama to be King to avoid future elections

In response to Todd Blodgett’s latest column in the Globe Gazette: Once more the esteemed Todd Blodgett has dipped his pen into the font of reasoning of which explains our…

Mason City man evades felony conviction after second domestic incident

Mason City man evades felony conviction after second domestic incident

MASON CITY – A Mason City man arrested after his second domestic incident this year faced a felony but pled guilty to a lesser charge. Mason City police were called…

Minnesota lawyer indicted as part of scheme to obtain settlements from porn downloaders

Minnesota lawyer indicted as part of scheme to obtain settlements from porn downloaders

MINNEAPOLIS – Two attorneys were charged today in a federal indictment for their roles in a multimillion-dollar scheme to fraudulently obtain settlement agreements from individuals who supposedly downloaded pornographic movies…

Clear Lake woman caught stealing again in Mason City, faces assault charge

Clear Lake woman caught stealing again in Mason City, faces assault charge

MASON CITY – Just days after an alleged theft-fest, a Clear Lake woman came back to Mason City to try and pilfer some more product and ended up in the…

Obama signs Ernst bill, cutting red tape and wait time for veterans at VA medical facilities

Obama signs Ernst bill, cutting red tape and wait time for veterans at VA medical facilities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bill first introduced by Senators Joni Ernst of Iowa and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota – cutting red tape and wait time for veterans at VA medical…

Iowa man accused of murdering his own mother

Iowa man accused of murdering his own mother

HIAWATHA, IOWA – A woman was discovered dead and police caught up with a man walking nude down a nearby street, leading to his arrest on murder charges. On December…

Ames police investigate two armed robberies Friday morning

Ames police investigate two armed robberies Friday morning

AMES, IOWA – Ames police are searching for a suspect who apparently held up two convenient stores Friday morning. On December 16, 2016, at 5:32 AM, the Ames Police Department…

Husband and wife guilty of drunk driving after collision

Husband and wife guilty of drunk driving after collision

MASON CITY – A North End couple smashed their cars into each other’s in a drunken state this past October, then fled the scene of the accident – but couldn’t…

Charles City man will spend years behind bars after September meth bust

Charles City man will spend years behind bars after September meth bust

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was stopped this past September by a Floyd county deputy who found a meth pipe, cash, baggies and a scale – and now…

Cyclones sign another Top-50 junior college recruit in Matt Leo

Cyclones sign another Top-50 junior college recruit in Matt Leo

AMES – The Iowa State football program added another outstanding junior college defensive lineman with the announcement that three-star prospect Matt Leo has signed with Iowa State. Leo is rated…

Child sex abuser brought back to Iowa from Mississippi

Child sex abuser brought back to Iowa from Mississippi

WEST UNION, IOWA – A man who sexually abused a young teen girl and was wanted here in Iowa has been located in the Southern Gulf Coast and brought back…

Steve Minert takes former mayor Tom Jolas’ place as county compensation board chair

Steve Minert takes former mayor Tom Jolas’ place as county compensation board chair

MASON CITY – There is a new chairman of the Cerro Gordo County Compensation Board, as the long-serving former mayor of Mason City, Tom Jolas, was ousted in favor of…