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Councilman Travis Hickey claims council “stole” $100,000 from fund (video)

Councilman Travis Hickey claims council “stole” $100,000 from fund (video)

MASON CITY – NIT is seeking clarification from city hall tonight after councilman Travis Hickey claimed the city council stole $100,000 from a fund. Times are so tough in city…

NIACC baseball 2017 team preview

NIACC baseball 2017 team preview

By KIRK HARDCASTLE NIACC sports information director MASON CITY – The dress rehearsal is over. The NIACC baseball team went 13-8 in its non-conference portion of its schedule that included…

Trump signs bill pumping $19.5 billion into NASA

Trump signs bill pumping $19.5 billion into NASA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. will try to get to Mars as President Donald Trump signed a bill pumping over $19 billion into NASA. President Trump‏ said Tuesday afternoon he…

Spencer man flees assault, barricades himself in house before surrendering

Spencer man flees assault, barricades himself in house before surrendering

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Milwaukee woman caught drugged driving with kids in the car

Milwaukee woman caught drugged driving with kids in the car

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President Trump to Nominate Judge Amul R. Thapar for the U.S. Court of Appeals

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate Judge Amul R. Thapar of Kentucky for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. If…

Meth dealer battles former “Savage Squad” gang member at Beje Clark

Meth dealer battles former “Savage Squad” gang member at Beje Clark

MASON CITY – Two Mason City men with dubious pasts engaged in hand to hand combat at the infamous Beje Clark halfway house last week and were taken to the…

Iowa City mayor joins mayors across the country to counter Trump’s strike against sanctuary cities

Iowa City mayor joins mayors across the country to counter Trump’s strike against sanctuary cities

IOWA CITY – In the wake of President Donald Trump this week signing an executive order that would punish so-called sanctuary cities by withholding federal funds, mayors of those communities plan a show of…

4th of July weekend campsite reservations open soon in Iowa

4th of July weekend campsite reservations open soon in Iowa

MASON CITY – Campers anxious to reserve spots for the Fourth of July weekend should mark March 31 on their calendars, when reservations for a Friday arrival open. Campers can…

Two bald eagles fount shot in Webster County

Two bald eagles fount shot in Webster County

WEBSTER COUNTY – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is looking for the person or persons responsible for shooting two bald eagles in Webster County. “People around here are…

Mason City fire department recognizes persons who helped save occupants of burning house

Mason City fire department recognizes persons who helped save occupants of burning house

MASON CITY – Mason City Fire Marshal Jamey Medlin said Tuesday morning two people helped save residents inside a burning house and smoke detectors also played a role. Mr. Medlin…

Iowa State University President Leath to leave for Auburn

Iowa State University President Leath to leave for Auburn

AMES – Auburn University’s Board of Trustees this morning (March 20) unanimously appointed Steven Leath as the university’s 19th president. Leath has served as Iowa State University’s president since January…

Hawkeye football starts practice this week, coach Kirk Ferentz says

Hawkeye football starts practice this week, coach Kirk Ferentz says

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa Football Media Conference with head coach Kirck Ferentz. Monday, March 20, 2017 Kirk Ferentz THE MODERATOR: Welcome back to football, everyone. We’ll get right…

Encouraging the Next Generation of American Farmers

Encouraging the Next Generation of American Farmers

By U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and U.S. Representative Michael McCaul (R-Texas) As published in Agri-Pulse According to the latest agricultural census, the average age…