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President Trump changes course in Afghanistan

President Trump changes course in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “We are not nation-building again. We are killing terrorists.” Those were the words of President Donald J. Trump Monday night as he outlined a new course of…

Texas man caught by park ranger attempting to blow up Confederate statue

Texas man caught by park ranger attempting to blow up Confederate statue

HOUSTON, TEXAS — A 25-year-old man has been taken into custody for attempting to maliciously damage or destroy property – a Confederate stature – receiving federal financial assistance, announced a…

Man sent to jail for stealing a van and crashing it into a church

Man sent to jail for stealing a van and crashing it into a church

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who stole a suburban, crashed it into a church and ran from police has been sentenced to jail. On May 21, 2017, at…

Governor’s office, Dept. of Ag issue statements on Argentina pork deal

Governor’s office, Dept. of Ag issue statements on Argentina pork deal

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey issued statements Monday following news late last week that the Trump administration struck…

Iowa child molester found hanging in jail cell

Iowa child molester found hanging in jail cell

NEWTON, IOWA – A convicted Iowa child molester was found hanging in his jail cell this weekend. Paz Alcides Chica, age 43, was pronounced dead at 9:53 PM on Saturday,…

10 Missing, 5 Injured After USS John S. McCain Collides With Merchant Ship

10 Missing, 5 Injured After USS John S. McCain Collides With Merchant Ship

SOUTH CHINA SEA — Ten sailors are missing and five others were injured after the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with the merchant vessel Alnic MC east of…

Rock Falls man sent to jail for fighting deputy and dangerous high speed chase

Rock Falls man sent to jail for fighting deputy and dangerous high speed chase

MASON CITY – A Rock Falls man who refused to go quietly after a deputy pulled him over then led police on a high-speed chase has been sent to jail.…

President Trump asks for financial contributions in “sweepstakes” to meet him at rally

President Trump asks for financial contributions in “sweepstakes” to meet him at rally

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Billionaire President Donald J. Trump this weekend asked for as little as $3 from each of his supporters to enter a “sweepstakes” with the winner getting a chance…

University of Texas removed statues of Robert E. Lee and others linked to Confederacy

University of Texas removed statues of Robert E. Lee and others linked to Confederacy

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Four statues of people linked to the Confederacy – including infamous General Robert E. Lee – were removed at the University of Texas this weekend. According to…

Nearly $110,000 in improper disbursements made to Mason City schools employees, audit shows

Nearly $110,000 in improper disbursements made to Mason City schools employees, audit shows

MASON CITY – Nearly $110,000 in improper disbursements were made to Mason City schools employees, an audit released this morning shows, prompting a yet-to-be-released separate special investigation report. According to…

Northern Iowa man sentenced to federal prison for meth conspiracy

Northern Iowa man sentenced to federal prison for meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A Northern Iowa man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced August 18, 2017, to more than six years in federal prison. Matthew Wessels, 36, from Sac…

Charles City man hurt in Monday morning crash outside Mason City

Charles City man hurt in Monday morning crash outside Mason City

MASON CITY – A Charles City man was hurt in a Monday morning crash outside Mason City. The accident took place at about 5:18 AM on Monday, August 21. In…

Northern Iowa man busted for felony drunk driving

Northern Iowa man busted for felony drunk driving

DELAWARE COUNTY, IOWA – A Northern Iowa man was busted this weekend for feloyn drunk driving. On August 20, 2017 a Manchester police officer stopped a car on East Union…

Stealing booze lands Waterloo woman and Dubuque woman in jail

Stealing booze lands Waterloo woman and Dubuque woman in jail

MANCHESTER, IOWA – The allure of booze was so strong that a couple allegedly tried to steal a tasty beverage from a Northern Iowa grocery store. Manchester, Iowa police were…