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Opinion: We need a dry cleaner in Mason City

Opinion: We need a dry cleaner in Mason City

Community development When the news today in the Globe Gazette trumpeted the opening of a new Western Wear clothing store, I was very pleased. I hope the owner prospers beyond…

Upmeyer: Stopgap Measure will stabilize Iowa’s collapsing health insurance market

Upmeyer: Stopgap Measure will stabilize Iowa’s collapsing health insurance market

The following is a legislative update from Rep. Linda Upmeyer of Clear Lake: A new school year is upon us and evenings will soon be filled with fall sports and…

Residents in Texas and Louisiana brace for the effects of major Hurricane Harvey

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) activated the National Response Coordination Center (NRCC) this morning. The Regional Response Coordination Center in Denton, Texas, continues to support states, local…

Former New Hampton baseball player tosses no-hitter in World University Game

Former New Hampton baseball player tosses no-hitter in World University Game

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – A former pitcher from New Hampton now playing for the University of Iowa tossed a no-hitter at the World University Games in Taiwan. Junior starting pitcher Cole…

Home invader gets deferred judgement

Home invader gets deferred judgement

MASON CITY – A Mason City man accused of invading a home has been given a deferred judgement in the case. Devon Matthew Reckner, age 19 of Mason City, was…

Water Summary Update shows improvement in conditions across much of Iowa

Water Summary Update shows improvement in conditions across much of Iowa

DES MOINES – Recent rains have improved conditions across most of the state, but 2 percent of Iowa is still experiencing extreme drought conditions, mostly in Clarke and Wapello counties.…

Hancock county residents upset about “speed trap” south of Britt

Hancock county residents upset about “speed trap” south of Britt

BRITT – Some Hancock County residents are upset about what they call a “speed trap” south of Britt set up by the board of supervisors, but what they’re really upset…

Teen hurt in crash Thursday night near Mason City

Teen hurt in crash Thursday night near Mason City

MASON CITY – A single vehicle collision hurt a local teen Thursday night. On August 24, 2017, at approximately 10:35 PM, the Cerro Gordo sheriff’s office responded to the 18000…