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Senate health care law leaves millions uninsured but slashes federal deficit by hundreds of billions

Senate health care law leaves millions uninsured but slashes federal deficit by hundreds of billions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Budget Office and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) have completed an estimate of the direct spending and revenue effects of the…

Law enforcement investigate death of teen who fell out of vehicle

Law enforcement investigate death of teen who fell out of vehicle

GRAETTINGER, IOWA – A teen was found seriously injured this weekend, laying in a road in the small Northern Iowa town, and after he passed away, police are investigating. On…

Underage party broken up in rural Palo Alto county

Underage party broken up in rural Palo Alto county

RURAL PALO ALTO COUNTY – The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office broke up an underage drinking party this weekend in a rural location. On Saturday, June 24, 2017, at 12:50…

OBIT: Arlene Nora (Logan) Chestnut, 90, of Charles City

OBIT: Arlene Nora (Logan) Chestnut, 90, of Charles City

Arlene Nora (Logan) Chesnut passed away on June 23, 2017 following a brief illness. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 27, from 5 to 7 (scripture at 7:00PM)…

Mason City man accused of embezzling from doggie hotel business has passed away

Mason City man accused of embezzling from doggie hotel business has passed away

MASON CITY – A Mason City man accused of felony crimes connected to his alleged activities of embezzling from a local doggie hotel has passed away, a local funeral home…

American Medical Association strongly opposes Senate’s health-reform proposal

American Medical Association strongly opposes Senate’s health-reform proposal

From David O. Barbe, MD, MHA President, American Medical Association A lot of big numbers have been tossed around in the days since Senate leaders unveiled a “discussion draft” of…

Iowa Gov. Reynolds and Illinois Gov. Rauner break ground on I-74 bridge reconstruction project

Iowa Gov. Reynolds and Illinois Gov. Rauner break ground on I-74 bridge reconstruction project

BETTENDORF, IOWA – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner broke ground Monday afternoon launching a three-and-a-half year construction project to build a new Interstate 74 Mississippi River Bridge.…

AAA and the Iowa State Patrol partner to end distracted driving

AAA and the Iowa State Patrol partner to end distracted driving

DES MOINES – In recognition of the recently passed legislation in Iowa that makes texting a primary traffic violation, AAA – The Auto Club Group has provided the Iowa State…

Supreme Court backs Trump’s travel ban from Muslim nations

Supreme Court backs Trump’s travel ban from Muslim nations

WASHINGTON– The Supreme Court today, by a 9-0 vote, has allowed the Department of Homeland Security to largely implement the President’s Executive Order of a travel ban to several Muslin…

Clear Lake man sent to prison for running down bicyclist

Clear Lake man sent to prison for running down bicyclist

MASON CITY – A Clear Lake man who police say was under the influence of drugs when he ran down a bicyclist has been sent to prison for up to…

Ernst partners with Rubio on bill to lift families out of poverty

Ernst partners with Rubio on bill to lift families out of poverty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Marco Rubio (R-FL), members of the Senate Opportunity Coalition, announced they will introduce the Economic Mobility, Prosperity, and Opportunities with Waivers that…

Democratic Senator invites Governor Reynolds to support bipartisan energy reforms

Democratic Senator invites Governor Reynolds to support bipartisan energy reforms

DES MOINES – Senator Chaz Allen of Newton, a member of the Senate’s Commerce Committee and the Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee, has written a letter in response to Governor Kim…

The 6 Biggest Benefits of an EB 5 Visa

The 6 Biggest Benefits of an EB 5 Visa

Foreign investors hoping to build a new life in the United States should certainly consider an EB-5 investment, which grants lawful status to both live and work in America. US…

Mosquitoes and ticks: Iowa State University entomologist urges summertime awareness

Mosquitoes and ticks: Iowa State University entomologist urges summertime awareness

AMES, Iowa –An Iowa State University professor and expert in mosquitoes and other pests that “buzz, bite and transmit serious illnesses” is urging Iowans to be aware of the dangers…

Mason City man caught drunk driving

Mason City man caught drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was jailed after a drunk driving stop this weekend. A Cerro Gordo county deputy encountered a potentially speeding vehicle at 1:40 AM Sunday,…

Health Department recognizes National HIV Testing Day, urges tests

Health Department recognizes National HIV Testing Day, urges tests

MASON CITY – National HIV Testing Day is June 27th and the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health is strongly encouraging HIV testing for individuals at high risk of…