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Gallagher, Erickson selected on final day of MLB Draft

Gallagher, Erickson selected on final day of MLB Draft

IOWA CITY – Two University of Iowa pitchers — junior Nick Gallagher and senior Ryan Erickson — were selected Wednesday on the final day of the 2017 Major League Baseball…

Former NIACC Trojan Glendinning selected by Pirates

Former NIACC Trojan Glendinning selected by Pirates

MASON CITY – For the second straight season, a former NIACC all-American has been selected in the MLB Draft. Shortstop Robbie Glendinning, who played at NIACC from 2015-16, was selected…

Stephen “Steve” Gleason, 61, of Charles City

Stephen “Steve” Gleason, 61, of Charles City

Stephen “Steve” Gleason, 61, of Charles City, passed away peacefully June 14, 2017 at home. A funeral Mass for Steve Gleason will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017…

Mason City domestic abuser now wanted on arrest warrants

Mason City domestic abuser now wanted on arrest warrants

MASON CITY – A convicted domestic abuser who punished another victim and claimed he was ready to use a gun in his most recent alleged crime is now wanted on…

Federal Court of Appeals denies rehearing of decision upholding convictions in Iowa meat fraud case

Federal Court of Appeals denies rehearing of decision upholding convictions in Iowa meat fraud case

CEDAR RAPIDS – The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit today denied a request to rehear its April 14, 2017, decision affirming the criminal fraud and related…

Ernst, Warren seek to rectify unequal pay for servicemembers

Ernst, Warren seek to rectify unequal pay for servicemembers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, introduced the bipartisan Leadership Recognition Act to ensure appropriate compensation…

Bernie Sanders “sickened by” shooting by madman connected to his campaign

Bernie Sanders “sickened by” shooting by madman connected to his campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An Illinois man shot at least four people today just outside Washington, D.C., and it has been learned he previously worked for the Bernie Sanders campaign and…

Allan Jay Hastings, 70, formerly of Charles City

Allan Jay Hastings, 70, formerly of Charles City

Allan Jay Hastings, 70, of Sun City West, AZ (formerly of Charles City, IA), went to be with his Lord and Savior on June 10, 2017, in Phoenix, AZ after…

Gov. Reynolds appoints Jerry Foxhoven as director of Iowa Department of Human Services

Gov. Reynolds appoints Jerry Foxhoven as director of Iowa Department of Human Services

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Wednesday that she will appoint Jerry Foxhoven, a well-known and highly respected leader in child protection and family law, to serve as director…

Two people found dead in Iowa residence

Two people found dead in Iowa residence

DEWITT, IOWA – Two people were found dead in an Iowa residence  this week after family members became concerned that they were not answering phones. On Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at…

Mason City woman gets suspended prison sentence for driving while barred

Mason City woman gets suspended prison sentence for driving while barred

MASON CITY – A former Detroit woman now living in Mason City was given a suspended prison sentence for habitually driving while barred. Tyniqueka Darnisha Hopkins, age 26, was last…

President Trump says Hillary got “a free pass” by former Attorney General Lynch

President Trump says Hillary got “a free pass” by former Attorney General Lynch

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald J. Trump said Tuesday that his rival Hillary Clinton got a “free pass” on her email server debacle from a former attorney general. President Trump…