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Recreational marijuana smokers can expect crackdown, White House spokesman says

Recreational marijuana smokers can expect crackdown, White House spokesman says

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The legal system could get even spicier for weed smokers and possessors as the federal government could start to crackdown on the illegal activity. White House spokesman…

Jadda Buckley’s 14 points helps Cyclones topple #6 Longhorns

Jadda Buckley’s 14 points helps Cyclones topple #6 Longhorns

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Iowa State not only boosted its NCAA Tournament resume Friday night, it also captured one of its greatest victories in school history along the way. Iowa State…

Mason City woman caught stealing at downtown retailer

Mason City woman caught stealing at downtown retailer

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was caught stealing at a downtown retailer and jailed. Mason City police officers were dispatched on February 22 at about 9:37 PM to…

Rep. Steckman: “Public schools come first”

Rep. Steckman: “Public schools come first”

The following is a legislative update from Rep. Sharon Steckman of Mason City – Next week is “Funnel Week” which means that bills have to be passed out of committee…

Grassley, Ernst seek answers from Justice Department on troubled Iowa nursing home

Grassley, Ernst seek answers from Justice Department on troubled Iowa nursing home

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Chuck Grassley and Sen. Joni Ernst are asking the Justice Department to explain the penalties against an Iowa nursing home that was ordered closed and ordered…

President Trump: “The GOP will be the party of the American Worker”

President Trump: “The GOP will be the party of the American Worker”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald J. Trump today proclaimed via a social media post a bold new path for the Republican Party, laying out its future ambitions, plans and goals:…

Sen. Ragan blasts Republicans for funding cuts to community colleges

Sen. Ragan blasts Republicans for funding cuts to community colleges

The following is a legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City – We must do more to help create good-paying jobs in Iowa. Employers tell me that we…

Mason City man loses appeal in meth possession case

Mason City man loses appeal in meth possession case

DES MOINES – A Mason City man who refused to stop his bicycle for a police officer when ordered to and was then tackled and caught with meth and marijuana…

President Trump ready to cut the red tape, White House says (video)

President Trump ready to cut the red tape, White House says (video)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The White House said in a statement today that President Donald Trump is no fan of red tape and is ready to begin cutting the burdensome regulations…

President Trump declares support for renewable fuels, promises to cut regulations

President Trump declares support for renewable fuels, promises to cut regulations

Below is a letter received by attendee’s of the National Ethanol Conference this week: Dear Friends of Renewable Fuels and Attendees of the 2017 National Ethanol Conference, My greetings to…

Mason City man accused of stealing from retailer

Mason City man accused of stealing from retailer

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was recently jailed after an attempted shoplift from a local store. A Mason City police officer was dispatched on February 17 at about…

ACLU defends Iowa transgender student’s right to write “Love Trumps Hate” on his arm

ACLU defends Iowa transgender student’s right to write “Love Trumps Hate” on his arm

DES MOINES — Today, on the 48th anniversary of its landmark free speech case, Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Schools, the ACLU of Iowa announced that it is representing a…

Charles City police find meth lab

Charles City police find meth lab

CHARLES CITY – Charles City police found a meth lab this week near a trail. On Wednesday, February 22, at about 4:32 PM, police officers investigated a call of suspicious…

Nora Springs woman accused of theft from athletic club for kids

Nora Springs woman accused of theft from athletic club for kids

NORA SPRINGS – A Nora Springs woman is facing a theft charge in Worth county for stealing from a booster club. Manly police have charged 37-year-old Autumn Dillavou with third-degree…

Iowa DCI investigating shooting death in Sumner

Iowa DCI investigating shooting death in Sumner

SUMNER, IOWA – A man was found shot to death in this small Northern Iowa town, and state investigators are seeking answers. On February 22, 2017, at 7:57 am, the…

Steve King wins award for “unwavering support of the family”

Steve King wins award for “unwavering support of the family”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – FRC Action released its annual Vote Scorecard for Members of Congress showing which Members demonstrated an unwavering commitment and consistent support of faith, family and freedom during…