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Rising star Jaianna Green to sing anthem at Mason City event

Rising star Jaianna Green to sing anthem at Mason City event

MASON CITY – An aspiring and up-and-coming singer will perform the National Anthem at a mixed-martial arts event to be held this month in Mason City. Jaianna Green has been…

OBIT: Ruth Chestek, 83, of Charles City

OBIT: Ruth Chestek, 83, of Charles City

Ruth Chestek, 83, of Charles City, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Mayo Clinic-St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester, Minnesota. A funeral service for Ruth Chestek will be held 10:30…

Walmart taking heat for ‘Own the school year like a hero’ gun display

Walmart taking heat for ‘Own the school year like a hero’ gun display

BENTONVILLE, AR – Walmart is taking a beating on social media after an Indiana store allegedly created a gun display with a sign that said “Own The School Year Like…

OBIT: Dean Butterfield, 85, of Charles City

OBIT: Dean Butterfield, 85, of Charles City

Dean Butterfield, 85, of Charles City, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017 at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City. A funeral service for Dean Butterfield will be held…

Senator Joni Ernst to visit North Iowa counties

Senator Joni Ernst to visit North Iowa counties

GARNER – United States Senator Joni Ernst will visit three North Iowa counties on August 16 for events not open to the public. The details are as follows: Senator Ernst…

Nashua woman hurt when trucker changes lanes, clips her car and sends it spinning out of control

Nashua woman hurt when trucker changes lanes, clips her car and sends it spinning out of control

BREMER COUNTY, IOWA – A Nashua woman is lucky to have avoided a much more serious outcome after a trucker changed lanes, clipped her car and sent it spinning out…

Food bank asks for donations of excess garden produce

Food bank asks for donations of excess garden produce

MASON CITY – Did you grow too many tomatoes in your garden? The local food bank is hoping you will donate them to help feed the hungry. Hawkeye Harvest Food…

Governor Kim Reynolds unveils new license plate designs for public vote

Governor Kim Reynolds unveils new license plate designs for public vote

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) Director Mark Lowe unveiled three potential designs for Iowa’s new license plate Thursday morning…

Charles City manufacturer Cambrex to undertake multi-million dollar expansion

Charles City manufacturer Cambrex to undertake multi-million dollar expansion

CHARLES CITY – Cambrex Corporation announced this week that it is to invest $24 million in a new facility to manufacture highly potent APIs (HPAPIs) at its Charles City, Iowa…