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Outspoken North Iowan and environmentalist Phyllis Willis passes away

Outspoken North Iowan and environmentalist Phyllis Willis passes away

FERTILE, IOWA – A North Iowa woman who wasn’t afraid to speak up on controversial issues has passed away. Phyllis Rexine Willis, 74 of Fertile, died Wednesday, April 26, 2017,…

Mason City woman gets deferred judgement in felony drug case

Mason City woman gets deferred judgement in felony drug case

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman has been given a fine, probation and a deferred judgement in a felony drug case and a drunk driving case. Jamie Lynn Johnson,…

Iowa man to stand trial for firing shotgun at intruders kicking in his door

Iowa man to stand trial for firing shotgun at intruders kicking in his door

DAVENPORT – An Iowa man cited by police after firing his shotgun to scare off intruders attempting to kick in his door says he’s not guilty and will stand trial…

Iowa gang member sentenced for possession with intent to distribute marijuana near a school and playground

Iowa gang member sentenced for possession with intent to distribute marijuana near a school and playground

CEDAR RAPIDS – A member of the Mulla Mafia Gang out of Dubuque who dealt drugs was sentenced on Wednesday to more than two years in federal prison. Frank Dontrell…

Study: Grassley ranks fifth in Senate for bipartisanship

Study: Grassley ranks fifth in Senate for bipartisanship

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa ranks fifth in the United States Senate for bipartisanship according to a new study that evaluates how often members of Congress work across…

Wrong-way driver collides with SUV at Rockwell; one injured

Wrong-way driver collides with SUV at Rockwell; one injured

ROCKWELL – A two-vehicle collision took place Friday morning at Rockwell, causing one person injuries. On April 28 at 8:49 AM, on Highway 65 just south of 140th Street at…

Ernst joins resolution commemorating National Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Ernst joins resolution commemorating National Sexual Assault Awareness Month

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) introduced a bipartisan resolution to commemorate April as National Sexual Assault Awareness…

City of Mason City expense report, April 27, 2017

City of Mason City expense report, April 27, 2017

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 4/27/2017 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ——————– ADAMS SHARPENING M/E REPAIRS 12.00 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC OFFICE EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE 550.31 ALL FLAGS LLC VASES & DECORATION…

Rockford man wanted on federal meth and gun warrant caught

Rockford man wanted on federal meth and gun warrant caught

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A Rockford man wanted on federal meth and gun charges was caught and arrested by police this week. A Cerro Gordo deputy went to a…

Senator Amanda Ragan says schools closings should be prevented

Senator Amanda Ragan says schools closings should be prevented

From Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City – The 2017 session wrapped up on Saturday, April 22. It was a hard year for working families and vulnerable Iowans. I have…