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Possible illegal alien to stand trial for Mason City strangle attempt

Possible illegal alien to stand trial for Mason City strangle attempt

MASON CITY – A man authorities think might be an illegal alien says he’s not guilty of a strangulation attempt and awaits trial. Mason City police were dispatched for a…

Waterloo police search for armed bank robber

Waterloo police search for armed bank robber

WATERLOO – An armed robber made off with some cash after robbing a Waterloo bank, and police don’t have an arrest yet. On Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 11:22 AM,…

Britt woman faces felony dependent abuse and burglary charges

Britt woman faces felony dependent abuse and burglary charges

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Iowa State 16th nationally in men’s basketball attendance

Iowa State 16th nationally in men’s basketball attendance

AMES – The Iowa State men’s basketball team again finished among the nation’s top teams in average attendance. ISU was 16th nationally among Division I men’s basketball programs in 2016-17.…

Citizens now voting for Iowa’s best attraction; Surf Ballroom nominated

Citizens now voting for Iowa’s best attraction; Surf Ballroom nominated

CLEAR LAKE – The Surf Ballroom has been nominated as one of Iowa’s top attraactions, along with some state parks and other popular destinations. Clear Lake’s iconic Surf Ballroom has been…

Water level to drop at Diamond Lake ahead of renovation this fall

Water level to drop at Diamond Lake ahead of renovation this fall

DICKINSON COUNTY, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is planning a repeat of a successful restoration effort on Diamond Lake in Dickinson County. The DNR will lower…

Employee Engagement How and Why You Need It

It’s general knowledge that a business can only be as successful as its employees, but how do we make it happen? There are, of course, many factors at play here,…

Forest City man gets deferred judgement for bringing gun to NIACC campus, guilty of criminal mischief

Forest City man gets deferred judgement for bringing gun to NIACC campus, guilty of criminal mischief

FOREST CITY – A Forest City man who brought a gun to the NIACC campus has been given a deferred judgement, even as he is guilty of committing a separate…

Iowa woman pleads guilty to submitting false information to state for highway project to gain over $800K

Iowa woman pleads guilty to submitting false information to state for highway project to gain over $800K

SIOUX CITY, IOWA – An Iowa woman who made false statements in connection with a highway project to gain over $800,000 pled guilty August 7, 2017, in federal court in…

DCA Director Mary Cownie announces departure

DES MOINES – Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) Director Mary Cownie announced her departure Monday afternoon. Her last day at the department will be Thursday, August 17, 2017. “We…

Hawkeyes beat German All-Stars, 99-65

Hawkeyes beat German All-Stars, 99-65

HEIDELBERG, Germany – Four Hawkeyes scored in double figures to help the University of Iowa men’s basketball team run past the German All-Stars, 99-65, Tuesday evening. Tonight’s game was scheduled…

High amonia levels in empty hog confinement building lead to Iowa fish kill

High amonia levels in empty hog confinement building lead to Iowa fish kill

MAYNARD, IOWA — An un-used Northern Iowa hog confinement building that sat empty for years was demolished, but high levels of ammonia present in the structure were released into a…

OBIT: Ruth Duncan, 90, of Charles City

OBIT: Ruth Duncan, 90, of Charles City

Ruth Duncan, 90, of Charles City, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City A funeral service for Ruth Duncan will be held…