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Target to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour

Target to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour

MINNEAPOLIS – Target Corporation announced plans to raise its minimum hourly wage for all team members to $11 in October, along with a commitment to increasing the minimum hourly wage…

Mason City man guilty of lascivious acts with a child

Mason City man guilty of lascivious acts with a child

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is guilty of lascivious acts with a child and has been sent to prison. Mason City police went to 1414 South Wilson Avenue…

Opinion: Citizen discusses Renaissance project with state economic development official, is appalled at what he hears

Opinion: Citizen discusses Renaissance project with state economic development official, is appalled at what he hears

A Mason City citizen discussed the proposed downtown Renaissance Project with a spokesperson at the Iowa Economic Development Authority and wanted to pass on what he learned: Visited today with…

Iowa man jailed after attempting to strangle his dad and throw body in a river

Iowa man jailed after attempting to strangle his dad and throw body in a river

WADENA, IOWA – An Iowa man is behind bars Tuesday after police say he tried to strangle and kill his father and then dump the body in a river. On…

Mercy breaks ground on new Behavioral Health Center expansion

Mercy breaks ground on new Behavioral Health Center expansion

MASON CITY – Mercy Medical Center today broke ground on its new Behavioral Health Center expansion. The addition was announced in August by CEO Dan Varnum at a press conference…

Iowa woman who lied on application forms for gun purchases sent to prison

Iowa woman who lied on application forms for gun purchases sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A woman who admitted buying multiple firearms for others, and lying on the acquisition forms, was sentenced today to two years in federal prison. Myneisha Washington, age…