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Northwood-Kensett’s Sledge signs to run track at NIACC

Northwood-Kensett’s Sledge signs to run track at NIACC

NORTHWOOD – Northwood-Kensett’s Tyra Sledge signed a national letter of intent Monday to run track and field at NIACC. Sledge will run sprints for the Lady Trojans starting in the…

Shortage of Nurses Reaches Critical Stage in Iowa

There isn’t a state in the nation that isn’t facing a shortage of medical personnel across the board, but Iowa has been especially hard hit. News for the past several…

Trump officially gets all 6 Iowa electoral votes

Trump officially gets all 6 Iowa electoral votes

DES MOINES – Donald Trump got all 6 electoral votes in Iowa, officially, today. Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate reported this afternoon that “Iowa’s six electors unanimously cast their…

Hampton woman avoids felony after allegedly trying to run down police officer with pickup truck

Hampton woman avoids felony after allegedly trying to run down police officer with pickup truck

SAC CITY, IOWA – A Hampton woman who was caught and arrested after she allegedly used a pickup truck to try to run down a police officer this summer is…

Iowa man who sexually abused child and got deferred judgement back behind bars

Iowa man who sexually abused child and got deferred judgement back behind bars

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Trump and McCain hammer China for theft of navy drone

Trump and McCain hammer China for theft of navy drone

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­– U.S. Senator John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on the Chinese Navy’s seizure of a U.S. unmanned oceanographic vessel in…

North Iowa man accused of sex abuse in Mason City

North Iowa man accused of sex abuse in Mason City

MASON CITY – A wanted North Iowa man was caught by police on a warrant connected to an alleged sex crime, and was found to be in possession of an…

KKK man sent to prison for attempting to kill Muslims with radiological device

KKK man sent to prison for attempting to kill Muslims with radiological device

NEW YORK – A New York man and Ku Klux Klan member has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for hatching a plot to kill Muslims with a weapon…

Russian ambassador assassinated on camera; shooter yells “Allah Akbar”

Russian ambassador assassinated on camera; shooter yells “Allah Akbar”

ANKARA, TURKEY – An ambassador to Turkey from Russia was assassinated on camera today as he spoke at an art exhibit. Russian envoy Andrey Karlov was shot dead by a…

ISU’s Mitrou-Long named Big 12 Player of the Week

ISU’s Mitrou-Long named Big 12 Player of the Week

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State senior guard Nazareth Mitrou-Long has been named the Big 12 Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. The honor comes following a career-high…

Law enforcement stops motorists for minor violations and gives turkeys instead of tickets

Law enforcement stops motorists for minor violations and gives turkeys instead of tickets

NEWTON, IOWA – In a generous gesture this Holiday season, law enforcement in one Iowa county threw traffic tickets to the birds. Down in Jasper county, east of Des Moines,…

Attempted murder trial for Mason City man set for January

Attempted murder trial for Mason City man set for January

MASON CITY – A Mason City man accused of attempted murder and kidnapping has had his trial set for next month. A violent domestic incident led to the arrest of…

PUBLIC NOTICE: City intends to spend $18 million to build and lease arena from Southbridge Mall

PUBLIC NOTICE: City intends to spend $18 million to build and lease arena from Southbridge Mall

MASON CITY – Not all the details have been released, but in a brand new attempt to put an ice arena in Southbridge Mall, Mason City city hall intends to…

Man enters guilty plea in sex assault at Transition Center

Man enters guilty plea in sex assault at Transition Center

MASON CITY – A man with a violent criminal record has entered a guilty plea in a sexual assault that took place earlier this year at a center for troubled…

Ernst launches 99 county tour in January

Ernst launches 99 county tour in January

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) announced today she will kick off her 99 county tour for 2017 on Saturday, January 7th. The events below are open to…