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Opinion: A lesson in truth for John Skipper

Opinion: A lesson in truth for John Skipper

Dear John, Let’s sweep all the bullshit off the table and let’s invite the unvarnished truth into the room and give it a seat. The reason I suggested that is…

Mason City man accused of sexual abuse

Mason City man accused of sexual abuse

MASON CITY – Police arrested a Mason City man on a sexual assault charge. A complaint against a Mason City man was filed with police, who then took it to…

Washington man caught drunk driving in Mason City

Washington man caught drunk driving in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Washington state man was caught drunk driving in Mason City early Thursday morning. A Cerro Gordo county deputy stopped a vehicle after 2:00 AM at 2117…

United States conducts missile strike against Syria

United States conducts missile strike against Syria

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reportedly, the United States Thursday night launched dozens of Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airbase in the wake of a horrific chemical attack by Syrain forces on…

Plea deal lands Clear Lake man in jail in connection with sexual assault of teen

Plea deal lands Clear Lake man in jail in connection with sexual assault of teen

MASON CITY – A Clear Lake man took a plea deal after he allegedly sexually assaulted a teen, and a judge handed him a short jail sentence and probation. Robert…

Three Hawkeyes – Zadick, St. John and Metcalfe – join Cyclone wrestling staff

Three Hawkeyes – Zadick, St. John and Metcalfe – join Cyclone wrestling staff

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head wrestling coach Kevin Dresser solidified his coaching staff with the announcement today that Mike Zadick, Derek St. John and Brent Metcalf will join the…

Opinion: Grassley, Senate Republicans invoke ‘Nuclear Option’ because they had no other way to win

Opinion: Grassley, Senate Republicans invoke ‘Nuclear Option’ because they had no other way to win

DES MOINES – The Why Courts Matter Iowa coalition issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate changing the filibuster rules to ensure the confirmation of President Trump’s…

Drunk Iowa woman steals two cars as police pursue

Drunk Iowa woman steals two cars as police pursue

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Opinion: Time to End the Judicial Wars: Allow Up-or-Down Vote on Judge Gorsuch

Opinion: Time to End the Judicial Wars: Allow Up-or-Down Vote on Judge Gorsuch

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the president’s nominee for the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch:…

Senators renew legislation to combat sexual assault on college campuses

Senators renew legislation to combat sexual assault on college campuses

WASHINGTON – A bipartisan coalition of Senators today renewed the Campus Accountability and Safety Act—legislation to combat sexual assault on college and university campuses by protecting students, promoting equity, and…

NIACC baseball team sweeps DCTC

NIACC baseball team sweeps DCTC

MASON CITY – The NIACC baseball team picked up a pair of wins over Dakota County Technical College on Wednesday at Roosevelt Field. NIACC won the first game 8-5 and…

Iowa Senate approves “largest pro-gun bill in state history”

Iowa Senate approves “largest pro-gun bill in state history”

DES MOINES – In what many say will usher in sweeping changes to Iowa’s gun laws, the Iowa Senate passed “the largest pro-gun bill in state history” Tuesday. HF517 dubbed by…

75 arrested in North Texas, Oklahoma during 3-day ICE operation targeting criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and immigration fugitives

75 arrested in North Texas, Oklahoma during 3-day ICE operation targeting criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and immigration fugitives

DALLAS — Federal officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 75 criminal aliens and others throughout North Texas and Oklahoma during a three-day…