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Iowa names leadership group for 2017 season

Iowa names leadership group for 2017 season

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa football program has named 17 players to the Leadership Group for the 2017 season.  Head coach Kirk Ferentz announced members of the group.…

Iowa welcomes significant data center investment from Apple

Iowa welcomes significant data center investment from Apple

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Waukee Mayor Bill Peard joined Apple CEO Tim Cook Thursday afternoon to announce the company’s significant investment in Iowa.…

United Nations calls out U.S. for “racist demonstrations, overtly racist slogans, chants and salutes”

United Nations calls out U.S. for “racist demonstrations, overtly racist slogans, chants and salutes”

GENEVA – Alleged racism in the U.S. has “alarmed” a committee at the United Nations, prompting the body to call out the world’s greatest nation to do more to combat…

Man who painted graffiti on footbridge to stand trial for felony criminal mischief

Man who painted graffiti on footbridge to stand trial for felony criminal mischief

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who was arrested in connection to graffiti sprayed on the Meredith Wilson footbridge in April is set for trial next month. Back in…

OBIT: Mark Fleming, 55, of Floyd

OBIT: Mark Fleming, 55, of Floyd

Mark Fleming, 55, of Floyd, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center North Iowa in Mason City. A funeral service for Mark Fleming will be held 10:30…

Cyclones’ Lazard, Lanning named to Reese’s Senior Bowl Watch List

Cyclones’ Lazard, Lanning named to Reese’s Senior Bowl Watch List

AMES – A pair of Iowa State seniors were recognized for their potential at the next level today, as wide receiver Allen Lazard and linebacker Joel Lanning were named to…

Mason City man guilty of domestic assault for second time

Mason City man guilty of domestic assault for second time

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who committed a domestic assault last year is guilty of another assault and violating a no-contact order in the case for a third…

Proposed workers’ compensation rates to decrease in 2018, Governor Kim Reynolds proclaims

Proposed workers’ compensation rates to decrease in 2018, Governor Kim Reynolds proclaims

DES MOINES – According to a new report from the Iowa Insurance Division, the state’s proposed workers’ compensation rates will decrease by 8.7% beginning January 1, 2018. This builds on…

$1 million gift from Kirk and Mary Ferentz supports research to help premature babies 

$1 million gift from Kirk and Mary Ferentz supports research to help premature babies 

IOWA CITY – Kirk and Mary Ferentz have committed $1 million to help University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital researchers in their work to improve survival rates for premature babies.…

NIACC sports update

NIACC sports update

MASON CITY – The following is a NIACC sports update from the NIACC Athletic Department: CROSS COUNTRY WHAT’S NEXT: The NIACC women’s and men’s cross country teams open the season…