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Mackenzie Meyer’s 6 points help Iowa beat Nebraska, 75-72

Mackenzie Meyer’s 6 points help Iowa beat Nebraska, 75-72

IOWA CITY – Iowa’s Mackenzie Meyer scored 6 points and helped lead Iowa to victory over Nebraska Saturday afternoon. Meyer, a former Mason City Mohawk, scored 6 points and chipped…

Licensed gun-carriers should take note on Minnesota reciprocity

Licensed gun-carriers should take note on Minnesota reciprocity

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA – The state of Minnesota has completed its 2016 review of gun permit to carry laws in other states and has posted its reciprocity approval. ** Permits…

Man out of prison on appeal in meth dealing case arrested in Osage

Man out of prison on appeal in meth dealing case arrested in Osage

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Three Iowans face felonies in multi-million dollar pot operation

Three Iowans face felonies in multi-million dollar pot operation

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Sheffield man busted in prostitution sting in Albert Lea

Sheffield man busted in prostitution sting in Albert Lea

ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA – A Sheffield man was jailed in an Albert Lea prostitution sting. According to a report in the Albert Lea Tribune, 64-year-old Randall Richard Grilz of Sheffield,…

Branstad names State Rep. Linda Miller Director of the Iowa Department on Aging

DES MOINES – Gov. Branstad this week named State Rep. Linda Miller the Director of the Iowa Department on Aging. Miller’s appointment comes after the resignation of Donna Harvey. Miller…

CENT Credit Union purchasing and renovating two vacant buildings in Mason City; moving two current locations

CENT Credit Union purchasing and renovating two vacant buildings in Mason City; moving two current locations

MASON CITY – CENT Credit Union is formally announcing the purchase and renovation of two vacant buildings in Mason City for use as CENT locations: The CENTer: CENT has purchased…

Mason City man crashes car which then bursts into flames

Mason City man crashes car which then bursts into flames

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A suspected driver under the influence crashed his car outside Mason City which then burst into flames before he was arrested. At 11:19 PM on…

Elusive Iowa child molester caught and jailed

Elusive Iowa child molester caught and jailed

FAYETTE, IOWA – A man who molested a young child and refused to comply with the Iowa’s sex offender registry was caught by police and taken to jail. On December…

Health Department receives Wellmark Community Kickstarter grant

Health Department receives Wellmark Community Kickstarter grant

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health was recently awarded a $4,254 grant from The Wellmark Foundation to fund their Edible Landscapes project. Grants were awarded…

Wrestling: Cyclones finish 12th at Midlands

Wrestling: Cyclones finish 12th at Midlands

EVANSTON, Illinois – The Iowa State wrestling team (1-4, 1-3 Big 12) capped off the Midlands Championships with three medal winners. Redshirt senior Earl Hall (fourth), freshman Kanen Storr (fifth)…

Wrestling: Hawkeyes win Midlands, crown 3 champions, Gilman earns honors

Wrestling: Hawkeyes win Midlands, crown 3 champions, Gilman earns honors

EVANSTON, Illinois – The University of Iowa wrestling team won three individual titles and scored a team total of 150.5 points to win the 54th annual Midlands Championships on Friday…

Rockwell man caught for third time drunk driving

Rockwell man caught for third time drunk driving

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A Rockwell man has been arrested and charged for a third time for drunk driving. A Cerro Gordo county deputy stopped a vehicle driven by…

Iowa woman who dealt heroin near Waterloo park sent to federal prison

Iowa woman who dealt heroin near Waterloo park sent to federal prison

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UN expert hails US move placing atheists on equal footing with faith groups

UN expert hails US move placing atheists on equal footing with faith groups

NEW YORK – A United Nations human rights expert on freedom of religion or belief has welcomed the United States’ legislative amendments aimed at protecting non-believers and atheists. “This is…