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Iowa woman enters guilty plea for attempting to flush newborn baby

Iowa woman enters guilty plea for attempting to flush newborn baby

IOWA CITY – An Iowa woman who tried to flush her brand new baby boy down the toilet and was charged with attempted murder and child endangerment charges plead guilty…

Mason City apartment house burns Thursday; no one hurt

Mason City apartment house burns Thursday; no one hurt

MASON CITY – The Mason City Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at the Plymouth Road Apartments at 3:57 pm on August 10, 2017. The building is…

Iowa men charged after cemetery wrecked by pickup driver spinning donuts

Iowa men charged after cemetery wrecked by pickup driver spinning donuts

SAC CITY, IOWA – An Iowa man apparently thought it would be a great idea to drive a pickup truck into a cemetery and cause thousands of dollars in damage…

North Iowa cleaning business donates time to spiff up local school

North Iowa cleaning business donates time to spiff up local school

NORTHWOOD, IOWA – A North Iowa cleaning service donated their time to clean an elementary school in Northwood this week. Ace Professional Cleaning Services donated time and effort on Tuesday,…

Iowa man pleads guilty to robbing Maquoketa bank

Iowa man pleads guilty to robbing Maquoketa bank

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who robbed a bank with an accomplice and led police on a high speed chase pled guilty on August 7, 2017, in federal court…

Cyclones’ Lima added to Polynesian Football Player of the Year Watch List

Cyclones’ Lima added to Polynesian Football Player of the Year Watch List

AMES – Iowa State sophomore defensive lineman Ray Lima has been named to the 2017 Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award Watch List, announced today by the Polynesian…

Lottery for 35 lucky deer hunters to be conducted at Lime Creek Conservation Area

Lottery for 35 lucky deer hunters to be conducted at Lime Creek Conservation Area

MASON CITY – A few lucky bow hunters with their sights set on a juicy deer will get their shot at stalking the Lime Creek Nature Center for one via…

City of Mason City expense report, August 10, 2017

City of Mason City expense report, August 10, 2017

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 8/10/2017 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ————————– ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL MAINTENANCE MATERIAL 863.69 ACCO CONCESSION SUPPLIES 939.60 ACTION TOWING MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSE 265.00 AFFORDABLE TOWING MISCELLANEOUS…

Iowa man nabbed for sex assault

Iowa man nabbed for sex assault

SIGOURNEY, IOWA – An Iowa man was caught and arrested after state authorities investigated a sex assault. In March 2016, Special Agents with the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS)…

Man arrested for attempted murder in Dubuque after man shot twice

Man arrested for attempted murder in Dubuque after man shot twice

DUBUQUE – An Iowa man faces attempted murder charge for shooting another man twice in a dispute in Dubuque this week. On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017, at 8:38 p.m., Dubuque…

Iowa cruises to victory over Swiss All-Stars, 125-56

Iowa cruises to victory over Swiss All-Stars, 125-56

BADEN, Switzerland – Six Hawkeyes scored in double figures in a 125-56 convincing victory for the men’s basketball team over the Swiss All-Stars Thursday evening to remain undefeated on its…

Iowa prison inmate found guilty after wife attempted to smuggle marijuana into Anamosa

Iowa prison inmate found guilty after wife attempted to smuggle marijuana into Anamosa

ANAMOSA – An Iowa prisoner at the Anamosa state prison tried to work with his wife to smuggle marijuana into the facility, but got caught, and now has a longer…

Gov. Reynolds sends letter to Pres. Trump requesting disaster declaration for 7 Northern Iowa counties

Gov. Reynolds sends letter to Pres. Trump requesting disaster declaration for 7 Northern Iowa counties

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds sent a letter to President Donald Trump Thursday requesting a presidential disaster declaration for seven Iowa counties significantly damaged by severe storms and flooding…