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Heinous crimes against children leads “disgusted and shocked” court to sentence Iowa man to 205 years in prison

Heinous crimes against children leads “disgusted and shocked” court to sentence Iowa man to 205 years in prison

BOONE, IOWA – The disgusting and heinous crimes of an Iowa man against children over a number of years have placed him behind bars for over two centuries. On March…

Iowa mom behind bars after 2-month-old baby starves to death

Iowa mom behind bars after 2-month-old baby starves to death

KEOSUAQUA, IOWA – An Iowa mother allegedly allowed her young baby to starve to death, and now finds herself behind bars. On Thursday, July 7, 2016, at approximately 3:28 AM,…

Waverly man caught illegally transporting thousands of gallons of petroleum and diesel fuel

Waverly man caught illegally transporting thousands of gallons of petroleum and diesel fuel

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Rep. Linda Upmeyer says GOP’s work this session “will allow schools to thrive and provide our kids with a world class education”

Rep. Linda Upmeyer says GOP’s work this session “will allow schools to thrive and provide our kids with a world class education”

From Rep. Linda Upmeyer of Clear Lake – Broadening the Conversation Only about three weeks remain for this year’s session so our focus will soon turn to the state budget.…

North Ender caught with meth on Interstate

North Ender caught with meth on Interstate

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A North End man was caught tooling south on Interstate 35 with the dangerous drug methamphetamine. A Cerro Gordo county deputy conducted a traffic stop…

Garner man busted on felony meth possession in Mason City

Garner man busted on felony meth possession in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Garner man illegally cruising a Mason City neighborhood was busted with the powerful drug methamphetamine and faces a felony charge. A CErro Gordo county deputy conducted…

Legislative update from Rep. Sharon Steckman

Legislative update from Rep. Sharon Steckman

From Rep. Sharon Steckman of Mason City – One of the things that has been striking about this week has been the huge number of emails that I have received…

Legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan

Legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan

From Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City – WEEK 11 AT THE STATEHOUSE Education & Job Training Can Turn Iowa Economy Around In trying to understand why Iowa’s economy has…

Keystone pipeline approved by Trump administration

Keystone pipeline approved by Trump administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The controversial Keystone Pipeline is one step closer to moving crude oil from Canada through the United States today after the State Department OK’d a permit. The…

Mason City public pool passes to be sold beginning April 1

Mason City public pool passes to be sold beginning April 1

MASON CITY – Spring is here, and that means summer is right around the corner – and public pools will open before you know it. 2017 Aquatic Center Season Passes…

Iowa DCI investigating inmate’s death in Cerro Gordo county jail

Iowa DCI investigating inmate’s death in Cerro Gordo county jail

MASON CITY – A death occurred Thursday at the Cerro Gordo county jail, and state officials are investigating. On March 23, 2017, at approximately 4:25 AM, a Cerro Gordo County…

Iowans celebrate water quality successes in annual review

Iowans celebrate water quality successes in annual review

DES MOINES — The efforts of Iowans to improve Iowa’s lakes, rivers and streams have resulted in success stories across the state, and a new publication is showcasing some of…