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Wanted drug offenders rounded up on warrants Thursday

Wanted drug offenders rounded up on warrants Thursday

MASON CITY – Several residences in Mason City were visited by law enforcement today, ready to deliver warrants and take wanted folk to jail. The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office…

President Trump pulls U.S. out of Paris Climate Accord

President Trump pulls U.S. out of Paris Climate Accord

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Paris Accord is a bad deal for America, President Donald Trump said Thursday as he announced the United States will pull out of the landmark environmental…

Three Iowa teens arrested for attempted murder in Cedar Rapids shooting

Three Iowa teens arrested for attempted murder in Cedar Rapids shooting

CEDAR RAPIDS – Three Iowa teens have been arrested and remain behind bars at this time for attempted murder in Cedar Rapids shooting that happened in March. Police officers received…

Mason City’s Eaton second at girls state golf meet

Mason City’s Eaton second at girls state golf meet

AMES – A Mason City High School girls golfer finished tied for second at the state meet held at Collator Golf Course in Ames this week. Mohawk Sydney Eaton tied…

Taxpayers overpaid $1.27 billion for EpiPen, Grassley says

Taxpayers overpaid $1.27 billion for EpiPen, Grassley says

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, received an estimate Wednesday from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General that the…

State grant will help improve Osage roadways

State grant will help improve Osage roadways

OSAGE – A state grant will help improve some roadways in Osage. Mitchell County and the City of Osage have secured a “Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy” (RISE) Grant from the…

Iowa DOT auction set for June 17

Iowa DOT auction set for June 17

AMES – A public auction of state-owned vehicles and equipment will be held by the Iowa Department of Transportation on its grounds in Ames, Saturday, June 17, beginning at 9…

Bill introduced to expand research into medical benefits of cannabidiol and marijuana

Bill introduced to expand research into medical benefits of cannabidiol and marijuana

WASHINGTON — Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), leaders of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, today introduced the Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act, a bill to support…

Chicago man sent to jail for two drunk driving arrests in Cerro Gordo county

Chicago man sent to jail for two drunk driving arrests in Cerro Gordo county

MASON CITY – A Chicago man is behind bars in Mason City after two drunk driving arrests this year. Julius Bernard Ates, age 30 of Chicago, was caught drunk driving…

Former Iowa standout lineman Robert Gallery on college football hall of fame ballot

Former Iowa standout lineman Robert Gallery on college football hall of fame ballot

IOWA CITY – Former University of Iowa All-American Robert Gallery is listed on the 2018 ballot for the College Football Hall of Fame. The announcement was made Thursday by the…

Mason City man jailed after alleged vicious assault

Mason City man jailed after alleged vicious assault

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Trial date set for Veal double-murder case; change of venue granted

Trial date set for Veal double-murder case; change of venue granted

MASON CITY – A man accused of a double-murder has had a trial date set and a change of venue out of Cerro Gordo county has been granted. Thursday, Judge…

OBIT: Steven “Steve” Herron, 69, of Charles City

OBIT: Steven “Steve” Herron, 69, of Charles City

Steven “Steve” Herron, 69, of Charles City, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. A funeral service for Steve Herron will…

Child hurt in Iowa Falls after hit by semi

Child hurt in Iowa Falls after hit by semi

IOWA FALLS – A child was hurt and airlifted to a hospital after he was hit by a semi in Iowa Falls Wednesday. The accident took place Wednesday, May 31…