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North Iowa businessman accused of sex abuse

North Iowa businessman accused of sex abuse

MILFORD, IOWA – A North Iowa businessman is accused of sex abuse after his business was raided by police this week. On August 17th, 2017, as part of a joint…

Mason City candidate for school board gets labor union endorsement

Mason City candidate for school board gets labor union endorsement

DES MOINES – A Mason City firefighter running for school board has received the endorsement of a labor union. The Hawkeye Area Labor Council (HALC), AFL-CIO, and its Chapters have…

Iowa employer unemployment insurance taxes to decrease in 2018

Iowa employer unemployment insurance taxes to decrease in 2018

DES MOINES – Beginning January 1, Iowa employers will see unemployment insurance taxes decrease an average of 25% on 2018 wages. The decrease is a result of the strength of…

The Top Areas to Invest in Iowa

The Top Areas to Invest in Iowa

When people think of Iowa they think agriculture, and while agriculture is certainly an important part of the state’s history and continues to be a key part of its economy…

Barriers Biracial Couple Face Today

Nowadays, it is hard to believe that there was a time when people loving each other could not marry just because they belonged to different races.  In 1967 Loving v.…

Gov. Reynolds, Senator Ernst to be inducted into Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame

Gov. Reynolds, Senator Ernst to be inducted into Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds will be inducted into the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame next weekend along with the late Jane Boyd, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst and Des…

Congressman to introduce Articles of Impeachment against President Donald Trump after comments on Charlottesville

Congressman to introduce Articles of Impeachment against President Donald Trump after comments on Charlottesville

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, today announced that he will be introducing articles of impeachment…

DNR checking green color in waterway south of Eagle Grove

DNR checking green color in waterway south of Eagle Grove

EAGLE GROVE – Field staff from the DNR’s Mason City office investigated complaints of green water in a waterway about four miles south of Eagle Grove in Wright County on…

Northern Iowa man accused of sex abuse of child

Northern Iowa man accused of sex abuse of child

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Office of Auditor of State release of reaudit report of Mason City schools

Office of Auditor of State release of reaudit report of Mason City schools

MASON CITY – A potentially tantalizing and explosive audit of Mason City schools is set to be released soon to the county attorney’s office. According to the Mason City school…

Filing deadline approaches for Mason City Special Election for vacant Ward 3 council seat

Filing deadline approaches for Mason City Special Election for vacant Ward 3 council seat

MASON CITY – Friday, August 25th is the final day for candidates to file nomination papers for the office to be filled at the September 19, 2017 Mason City Special Election.…

Update from Brent Trout, City Administrator of Mason City

Update from Brent Trout, City Administrator of Mason City

Issued August 18, 2017 CITY HALL – Development Services Department staff members continue to work on a number of projects for the community. They recently forwarded a new CoRL loan…

Garner teen hurt and hospitalized after single vehicle rollover Thursday night

Garner teen hurt and hospitalized after single vehicle rollover Thursday night

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY, IOWA – A Garner teen was taken by ambulance to the hospital after a single vehicle rollover Thursday night in rural Cerro Gordo county. On August…