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Mason City man arrested for interference, then allegedly damages jail cell

Mason City man arrested for interference, then allegedly damages jail cell

MASON CITY – A report of a suspicious subject led to the arrest of a Mason City man, who was then put in a jail cell he allegedly damaged. Mason…

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg call on EPA to raise biodiesel requirements in RFS

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg call on EPA to raise biodiesel requirements in RFS

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to raise the 2019 biodiesel volume requirements in the Renewable Fuel Standard…

OBIT: Boyd “Buzz” Hendrickson, 81, of Charles City

OBIT: Boyd “Buzz” Hendrickson, 81, of Charles City

Boyd “Buzz” Hendrickson, 81, of Charles City, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017 at his home. A funeral Mass for Buzz Hendrickson will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 9,…

Wisconsin sex predator tried to entice Iowa child, police say

Wisconsin sex predator tried to entice Iowa child, police say

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Wisconsin sex predator tried to entice a child in Iowa, and is now behind bars facing criminal court proceedings. Carson Sibley, age 26 of LaCrosse, Wisconsin,…

Iowa marine killed in base accident

Iowa marine killed in base accident

CAMP PENDLETON, CA — A decorated young marine from Iowa was killed Friday in an accident on the Camp Pendleton base in California. Lance Cpl. Cody J. Haley, age 20,…

VP Pence calls New York Times article saying he may run for President in 2020 “fake news”

VP Pence calls New York Times article saying he may run for President in 2020 “fake news”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Vice President Mike Pence released a statement in response to a New York Times story that says Pence might be preparing to run for President in…

Opinion: Setting the record straight on casino and naming Mason City room after Alex Kuhn

Opinion: Setting the record straight on casino and naming Mason City room after Alex Kuhn

Already it’s Sunday once more; Sundays seem to be stacking up faster than empty beer bottles around Mayor Eric Bookmeyer. High on my list of weekly enjoyment is John Skipper’s…

Chris Soules, formerly of “The Bachelor” and “Dancing with the Stars”, to stand trial in fatal wreck

Chris Soules, formerly of “The Bachelor” and “Dancing with the Stars”, to stand trial in fatal wreck

AURORA, IOWA – Iowa farm boy Chris Soules, who starred in “The Bachelor” and “Dancing with the Stars”, will stand trial for his involvement in a fatal auto crash that…

U.N. passes tough sanctions on North Korea; Trump ecstatic

U.N. passes tough sanctions on North Korea; Trump ecstatic

NEW YORK – The United Nations Security Council voted 15-0 to sanction the rogue North Korea regime for missile launches and provocative behavior that is unsettling east Asia, with President…