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Gov. Reynolds congratulates Whirlpool on adding 500 new Iowa jobs

Gov. Reynolds congratulates Whirlpool on adding 500 new Iowa jobs

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds congratulated Whirlpool on Wednesday after learning of the company’s intention to hire at least 500 new Iowa workers by the end of August: “Whirlpool’s…

Fort Dodge man charged in theft of lottery tickets

Fort Dodge man charged in theft of lottery tickets

FORT DODGE – A Fort Dodge man is charged with two counts of first-degree theft and one count of lottery fraud following an investigation by the Iowa Division of Criminal…

OBIT: John Schlump, 70, of Charles City

OBIT: John Schlump, 70, of Charles City

John Schlump, 70, of Charles City, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at his home with his loving family by his side. A funeral service for John Schlump will be…

Senators demand fair pricing on drugs developed with taxpayer funds

Senators demand fair pricing on drugs developed with taxpayer funds

WASHINGTON – This week, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) proposed a rule that would end price gouging on prescription drugs and other health care products developed…

Trump signs bill slapping Russia, Iran and North Korea with sanctions; says it is “flawed”

Trump signs bill slapping Russia, Iran and North Korea with sanctions; says it is “flawed”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump grudgingly signed a bill today slapping America’s burgeoning enemies Russia, Iran and North Korea with sanctions, but called the bill “flawed” for usurping his…

Probation for Mason City woman who stole tens-of-thousands from Clear Lake auto dealership

Probation for Mason City woman who stole tens-of-thousands from Clear Lake auto dealership

CLEAR LAKE – A Mason City who embezzled tens-of-thousands of dollars from Lake Chevy has been granted a plea deal with probation and suspended prison and suspended fines. Back on…

Mason City woman who drove drunk with kids in car sent to jail

Mason City woman who drove drunk with kids in car sent to jail

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman who drove drunk with two kids in the car is finally doing jail time for her deed, after violating her probation in the…

Garner woman sent to jail for car crime

Garner woman sent to jail for car crime

MASON CITY – A Garner woman will spend a week in jail for a car crime. Tuddie Nan Gouge, age 30, was charged by Garner police with operating a vehicle…