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Attorney General announces Crime Reduction and Public Safety Task Force

Attorney General announces Crime Reduction and Public Safety Task Force

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday announced the formation of the U.S. Department of Justice Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety. The Task Force was…

Rockwell college student wins $100,000 lottery prize

Rockwell college student wins $100,000 lottery prize

MASON CITY – A north Iowa college student said she had a sleepless night after winning a big lottery prize last week. Courtney Lowe of Rockwell claimed the fourth of…

Branstad, Reynolds, Northey applaud Executive Order that begins overhaul of Waters of the U.S. Rule

Branstad, Reynolds, Northey applaud Executive Order that begins overhaul of Waters of the U.S. Rule

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey applauded the Trump Administration’s Executive Order to begin the process of rescinding the…

Mason City man faces second drunk driving charge

Mason City man faces second drunk driving charge

RURAL MASON CITY – A Mason City man is facing his second drunk driving charge after an arrest this weekend. A Cerro Gordo county deputy conducted a traffic stop Sunday…

Northwood man caught drunk driving in Mason City

Northwood man caught drunk driving in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Northwood man was jailed this weekend for drunk driving in Mason City. A Cerro Gordo county deputy stopped a vehicle at about 6:27 PM Sunday, February…

Iowa ‘personhood’ bill moves forward

Iowa ‘personhood’ bill moves forward

DES MOINES – A legislative subcommittee approved a measure dubbed the “personhood bill.” The Iowa Senate will be held a subcommittee meeting on the “personhood bill” or Life at Conception…

So long, AP: Vikings will not exercise 2017 option on Adrian Petersen’s contract

So long, AP: Vikings will not exercise 2017 option on Adrian Petersen’s contract

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – The Minnesota Vikings announced today the team will not exercise the 2017 option on RB Adrian Peterson’s contract. Peterson will become an unrestricted free agent on…

2016 Iowa deer harvest tops 100,000

2016 Iowa deer harvest tops 100,000

MASON CITY – Deer hunters reported harvesting 101,397 deer during the 2016 Iowa deer hunting season, which is about 3,000 fewer than were reported in 2015, but nearly identical to…

Mason City man gets a decade behind bars for sex assault

Mason City man gets a decade behind bars for sex assault

MASON CITY – A Mason City man has been sent to prison for a sexual assault he committed last year. Joseph Wallace, age 52, was accused of third-degree sexual assault…

U.S. News & World Report Names Iowa #6 Best State

U.S. News & World Report Names Iowa #6 Best State

DES MOINES –Today, U.S. News & World Report released their 2017 “Best States” ranking and ranked Iowa as the 6th “Best State” in the country.  “Best States” is a unique rankings and news…

SpaceX announces trip around the moon for two people next year

SpaceX announces trip around the moon for two people next year

HAWTHORNE, CALIFORNIA – SpaceX has been approached to fly two private citizens on a trip around the moon late next year. The two un-named tourists have already paid a significant…