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Maryland man arrested for cyberstalking after sending animated gif image to person in Texas he knew to have epilepsy

Maryland man arrested for cyberstalking after sending animated gif image to person in Texas he knew to have epilepsy

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – An alleged cyberstalker was arrested for sending a “flashing strobe image” to a person in Texas he knew to have epilepsy, immediately sending the victim into a…

Iowa bounced from NIT tourney by TCU, 94-92

Iowa bounced from NIT tourney by TCU, 94-92

IOWA CITY – Iowa fell to TCU 92-94 in overtime in the second round of the NIT on Sunday afternoon. Today was Iowa’s fifth overtime game of the season and…

North Iowa man arrested for firing gun inside his house

North Iowa man arrested for firing gun inside his house

MESERVEY – A North Iowa man is behind bars Sunday night for firing a gun from his house. On March 19, 2017 at about 5:33 PM, the Cerro Gordo Sheriff’s…

Funds being raised for “Mason City Pride Event”

Funds being raised for “Mason City Pride Event”

Submitted for publication in NIT: Will the Northern Iowa town of Mason City see its first ever Pride event? Teanna Corcoran and AJ Bradbury will test the boundaries of acceptance…

Wrestling: Iowa’s Cory Clark wins NCAA championship; Hawkeyes place 4th

Wrestling: Iowa’s Cory Clark wins NCAA championship; Hawkeyes place 4th

ST. LOUIS – University of Iowa senior Cory Clark defeated South Dakota State’s Seth Gross, 4-3, on Saturday night to win the 133-pound title at the 2017 NCAA Wrestling Championships.…

Secretary of State Tillerson meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping

Secretary of State Tillerson meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping

BEIJING, CHINA – Secretary Rex Tillerson met with Chinese President Xi Jinping for 30 minutes on Sunday at The Hall of the People in Beijing. The two leaders discussed the…

Branstad and Reynold propose use of state reserves to cover latest budget crunch

Branstad and Reynold propose use of state reserves to cover latest budget crunch

DES MOINES – Iowa faces a $131 million budget crunch according to the latest state revenue projects, and Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds say reserves can cover the…

Iowa woman guilty of insurance fraud in scheme to burn down house

Iowa woman guilty of insurance fraud in scheme to burn down house

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa woman who participated in a scheme to submit a fraudulent insurance claim when her boyfriend intentionally set fire to his vacant house was convicted by…

Gov. Branstad signs 3 bills into law

Gov. Branstad signs 3 bills into law

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad signed the following 3 bills into law Friday: House File 217:  an Act relating to disciplinary actions taken against a licensed school employee required…

Legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan

Legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan

The following is a legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City – SENATE VOTES TO MAKE SCHOOL FUNDING FAIRER Iowa’s approach to school funding has provided a strong…

Iowa prison inmate found hanging by bedsheets

Iowa prison inmate found hanging by bedsheets

CORALVILLE – An Iowa prison inmate took his own life this weekend, an Iowa correctional official said. Ryan Stephen Bordenaro was pronounced dead at 3:48 p.m. on Saturday, March 18…

Republicans unable to revive Death penalty in Iowa this year

Republicans unable to revive Death penalty in Iowa this year

DES MOINES – Republicans passed numerous reforms this legislative session in Iowa, but were unable to revive the death penalty. Senate File 335 was introduced by Republican lawmakers Behn, Zaun,…

Breakfast to be served by Mason City Fire Department to help youth explore career as public servants

Breakfast to be served by Mason City Fire Department to help youth explore career as public servants

MASON CITY – The Mason City Fire Department’s Fire Explorers are serving breakfast to help youth explore careers as public servants. MCFD Fire Explorer Post 2300 is a program for…

OBIT: Mary Eckhoff, 95, of Charles City

OBIT: Mary Eckhoff, 95, of Charles City

Mary Eckhoff, 95, of Charles City, died Friday, March 17, 2017 at the 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home surrounded by her loving family. A funeral service for Mary will be…

OBIT: Gene Moyle, 79, of Ionia

Gene Moyle, 79, of Ionia, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Mason City. Visitation will be held Friday, March 17, 2017 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00…