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Jury finds brothers guilty in brutal stabbing of two men in downtown Minneapolis

Jury finds brothers guilty in brutal stabbing of two men in downtown Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – A Hennepin County District Court jury found Cornelius Berdell Green and Devon Larry Green guilty of two counts of attempted second-degree murder, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman…

NIACC men win four events at Grinnell’s Dick Young Invite

NIACC men win four events at Grinnell’s Dick Young Invite

GRINNELL – The NIACC men’s track team won four events at Grinnell College’s Dick Young Invitational on Saturday. NIACC’s Brody Goos won the 200-meter dash in 22.75 seconds and ran…

Opinion: Hold your state legislators accountable if you want real change

Opinion: Hold your state legislators accountable if you want real change

The hot topic in the Congress is the Affordable Care Act. The emphasis is on bringing down the cost of health insurance. In a perfect world, the cost of health…

Commandant Jodi Tymeson to return as Executive Director of the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs

DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announced on April 20 that Iowa Veterans Home Commandant Jodi Tymeson will take over as the new Executive Director…

Gov. Branstad signed 14 bills into law

Gov. Branstad signed 14 bills into law

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad today signed the following 14 bills into law on April 13: Senate File 438:  an Act relating to bidding and contracting for public improvement projects, making penalties applicable, and…

Armed Iowa meth dealer sent to prison

Armed Iowa meth dealer sent to prison

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Felonious drunk driver busted yet again

Felonious drunk driver busted yet again

MASON CITY – A man who already was sent to prison for drunk driving – and awaits trial for domestic assault involving strangulation – was busted for drunk driving early…

City of Mason City expense report, April 20, 2017

City of Mason City expense report, April 20, 2017

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 4/20/2017 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ————————- 1ST INSURANCE BUILDING INSURANCE F & EC 7,095.85 ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL BUILDING REPAIRS AND MAINTEN 201.79 ADVANCED SYSTEMS…

Branstad sounds off on accomplishments of 2017 Iowa legislative session

Branstad sounds off on accomplishments of 2017 Iowa legislative session

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad released a statement on the close of the 2017 legislative session: “As a former legislator, former lt. governor and chief executive of the state,…

Tanker spill leaks fertilizer in Sac county, Iowa

Tanker spill leaks fertilizer in Sac county, Iowa

ODEBOLT – A tanker carrying ammonium thiosulfate, a liquid fertilizer, tipped over in Odebolt this morning. Bound for a bulk plant in Boone, the Northland Transportation, Inc., tanker was carrying…

Mason City woman sent to jail for stealing; faces charges in Manly

Mason City woman sent to jail for stealing; faces charges in Manly

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was sent to jail for stealing from a convenience store. Mason City police were called on January 13, 2017  at about 1:31 PM…