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Man who killed Iowa deputy while escaping from custody gets life sentence

Man who killed Iowa deputy while escaping from custody gets life sentence

COUNCIL BLUFFS – A man who shot two deputies – killing one – as he was transported from a jail earlier this year and then led police on a dangerous…

Mason City to offer urban deer hunt to thin out herd

Mason City to offer urban deer hunt to thin out herd

MASON CITY – The City of Mason City will hold a special urban deer management hunt starting September 16, 2017. The intent of this special hunt is to reduce deer…

Eagle Grove man charged with child sexual exploitation offenses

Eagle Grove man charged with child sexual exploitation offenses

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Eagle Grove man has been charged with federal child sexual exploitation offenses. Jason Marvets, age 30, of Eagle Grove, Iowa, has been charged with sexual exploitation…

OBIT: Daniel “Dan” Raymond Meek, age 80, of Osage

OBIT: Daniel “Dan” Raymond Meek, age 80, of Osage

Daniel “Dan” Raymond Meek, age 80, of Osage, died Monday, August 14, 2017 at the Faith Lutheran Home in Osage. A funeral Mass for Dan Meek will be held 11:00…

North Iowa man who tortured woman sent to prison for life

North Iowa man who tortured woman sent to prison for life

ROCKWELL, IOWA – A convicted domestic abuser accused of a heinous crime against a woman is guilty and has been given a life sentence in prison. On October 7, 2016…

Todd Prichard suspends campaign for Governor

Todd Prichard suspends campaign for Governor

CHARLES CITY – Representative Todd Prichard of Charles City has suspended his campaign for Governor. In a statement released this afternoon, Prichard, who announced his candidacy in May, explained his…

OBIT: John “Jack” “Pops” Hangartner, 78, of Charles City

OBIT: John “Jack” “Pops” Hangartner, 78, of Charles City

John “Jack” Pops” Hangartner, 78, of Charles City, went to be with the Lord and his wife Merle on Sunday, August 13, 2017. He passed away at the Muse Norris…

Hundreds lose gas service in Mason City after line disrupted

Hundreds lose gas service in Mason City after line disrupted

MASON CITY – A contractor breached an Alliant Energy gas line in Mason City Monday night, causing a service interruption to hundreds of customers. Alliant Energy tells NIT that their…

Cell phone store robbers who terrorized stores around the Midwest caught in Iowa, convicted of crimes

Cell phone store robbers who terrorized stores around the Midwest caught in Iowa, convicted of crimes

NEW ALBANY, INDIANA – Two armed, violent cell phone store robbers who were ultimately caught in Iowa after a reign of terror around the Midwest have been convicted and could…

Pelosi renews call for firing Steve Bannon after Charlottesville violence

Pelosi renews call for firing Steve Bannon after Charlottesville violence

SAN FRANCISCO — Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after President Trump’s latest comments on the Charlottesville violence perpetrated by white supremacist groups: “The President’s statement on Saturday…