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Mason City woman who threw boyfriend’s gun in the trash faces third probation violation

Mason City woman who threw boyfriend’s gun in the trash faces third probation violation

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman who threw her boyfriend’s handgun and ammo into the trash and was later guilty of stealing the firearm is facing her third probation…

Bipartisan legislation introduced to authorize Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation

Bipartisan legislation introduced to authorize Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA), a combat veteran, and Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced bipartisan legislation to authorize the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation, a private…

Mills Fleet Farm CEO says employee “made the wrong decision” in denying handicapped man use of cart

Mills Fleet Farm CEO says employee “made the wrong decision” in denying handicapped man use of cart

MASON CITY – A handicapped man trudged out of the Mason City Fleet Farm store on his knees after he was denied use of a motorized cart by an employee,…

Iowa State Penitentiary disciplines 5 for drugs

Iowa State Penitentiary disciplines 5 for drugs

FORT MADISON, IA – The Iowa State Penitentiary has identified the presence of contraband drugs within the institution, and is taking appropriate steps to address the situation, the institution says.…

Mason City man guilty of another drug crime

Mason City man guilty of another drug crime

MASON CITY – A Mason City man caught at least twice in recent months with illegal drugs got a sentence of probation and suspended prison for his latest arrest for…

Opinion: Open Letter to John Skipper about Eric Bookmeyer

Opinion: Open Letter to John Skipper about Eric Bookmeyer

Good morning John Your column had started with all the attributes of Oatmeal without the blueberries on top. It could’ve been Toast with no butter, it was mired in trivia…

Floyd woman who injured children in drunk driving accident to stand trial in June

Floyd woman who injured children in drunk driving accident to stand trial in June

CHARLES CITY – A Floyd woman claims she is not guilty after cruising with an open container of booze, crashing her car into a dumpster, and causing injury to children.…

Mason City woman to be sentenced in June for embezzling from Lake Chevy

Mason City woman to be sentenced in June for embezzling from Lake Chevy

CLEAR LAKE – A Mason City woman accused of embezzling tens-of-thousands of dollars from Lake Chevy no longer claims she is innocent of the felony charges against her and will…

NIACC’s Cuffe, Galvin sign with Bellevue University

NIACC’s Cuffe, Galvin sign with Bellevue University

MASON CITY – NIACC’s Morgan Cuffe and Riley Galvin both signed Tuesday to play basketball next season at Bellevue University. Bellevue University is a NAIA school located in Bellevue, Neb.…

More than fifteen men charged with violations of federal gun laws in Iowa

More than fifteen men charged with violations of federal gun laws in Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS Law enforcement agencies across Iowa continue to make the area safer by addressing the problem of gun crime and violence by arrested over 15 men suspected of gun…

Mason City woman among three people hurt in auto accident

Mason City woman among three people hurt in auto accident

RURAL MASON CITY – A Mason City woman and two Minnesota residents were hurt in a head-on collision Monday. The accident took place Monday afternoon April 24 at County Road…

Bachelor star Chris Soules jailed in fatal hit-and-run accident

Bachelor star Chris Soules jailed in fatal hit-and-run accident

RURAL BUCHANAN COUNTY, IOWA – The awe-shucks Iowa farm boy who starred in ABC’s hit TV show “The Bachelor” is behind bars today after a fatal auto accident Monday. The…

Deferred judgement and probation for feces house mom

Deferred judgement and probation for feces house mom

MASON CITY – A Mason City mom accused of leaving her three children in a room smeared with feces pled guilty in a felony abandonment case and received a deferred judgement…