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Colleen Niedermayer running for Mayor of Mason City

Colleen Niedermayer running for Mayor of Mason City

Colleen Niedermayer is running for Mayor of Mason City. Here is her announcement as provided to NIT: I’m running for Mayor of Mason City. I want to listen to all…

Alleged murderer of Mason City man to stand trial

Alleged murderer of Mason City man to stand trial

CHARLES CITY – A suspect police say shot and killed a Mason City man in June in Charles City says he’s not guilty and will stand trial in September. In…

Some human foods are dangerous for dogs

Some human foods are dangerous for dogs

MASON CITY – Some foods meant for human consumption can be dangerous, and even deadly, to your dog, the FDA says. According to Carmela Stamper, D.V.M., a veterinarian at the…

Iowa’s annual pheasant population survey begins today

Iowa’s annual pheasant population survey begins today

MASON CITY – Iowa’s 15-day annual pheasant population survey begins on Aug. 1, and after a mild winter and early spring, wildlife experts are cautiously optimistic about what they hope…

Public sounding off on Iowa’s “Health Insurance Stopgap Measure”

Public sounding off on Iowa’s “Health Insurance Stopgap Measure”

DES MOINES – The Iowa Insurance Commissioner announced public hearings for the Iowa Stopgap Measure, the so-called “innovative solution” to address problems in the state with the Affordable Care Act…

Charles City sex offender says he’s not guilty in murder of Iowa man

Charles City sex offender says he’s not guilty in murder of Iowa man

NEWTON, IOWA – A convicted Charles City sex offender remains behind bars, accused of the murder of a man in Jasper county, and says he’s not guilty of the crime.…

Mason City domestic abuser to get hearing on restitution he was ordered to pay connected to assault case

Mason City domestic abuser to get hearing on restitution he was ordered to pay connected to assault case

MASON CITY – A Mason City spending up to 5 years in a state prison in Fort Dodge after his latest domestic assault conviction might get out of paying some…

Mason City man loses appeal in domestic assault case in which he punched a woman

Mason City man loses appeal in domestic assault case in which he punched a woman

DES MOINES – A Mason City man who punched a woman in the face has lost an appeal in the case. Justin Zobel appeals from his convictions and sentences for…

Ernst refuses to quit on effort to “Repeal and Replace” Obamacare

Ernst refuses to quit on effort to “Repeal and Replace” Obamacare

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) sent a letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calling for him to press ahead on repealing and replacing ObamaCare.…

Council to decide on closing two railroad crossings in Mason City

Council to decide on closing two railroad crossings in Mason City

MASON CITY – The notion of a “quiet zone” in Mason City is advancing, as the city council plans to decide soon on the closing of two railroad crossings in…

Cerro Gordo county ranks first in toddler vaccine rates

Cerro Gordo county ranks first in toddler vaccine rates

MASON CITY – The Iowa Department of Public Health has released the 2016 Immunizations in Iowa Annual Report, and Cerro Gordo County is at the top of the list and should…