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Globe-Gazette reverses itself, will stop refusing to sell ads to City Council candidate in Mason City

Globe-Gazette reverses itself, will stop refusing to sell ads to City Council candidate in Mason City

Publisher intercedes after Marquardt campaign complains; rogue Editor’s Ad Embargo is countermanded by Higher-Ups MASON CITY – In a stunning reversal apparently directed by Roy Biondi, who is the Publisher…

Opinion: Renaissance project newsletter with my utility bill packed with lies

Opinion: Renaissance project newsletter with my utility bill packed with lies

I just got a River City Renaissance Project newsletter with my utility bill. Second paragraph is asked the question: How will MC Taxpayers Be Affected? Answer: No General Obligation Bonds…

Iowa man falls more than 20 feet from tree stand with weakened support straps

Iowa man falls more than 20 feet from tree stand with weakened support straps

WARREN COUNTY — An Iowa man learned the hard way to check his deer hunting stand for safety after it collapsed and sent him tumbling 23 feet down a ravine.…

Governor wants Iowans more-educated to increase job prospects

Governor wants Iowans more-educated to increase job prospects

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg announced new Future Ready Iowa Alliance recommendations Tuesday. The recommendations are a major step forward in achieving the Reynolds/Gregg…

NIACC soccer teams fall to Hawkeye CC

NIACC soccer teams fall to Hawkeye CC

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s soccer team dropped a 2-0 decision to Hawkeye CC Wednesday in a nonconference match on the NIACC campus. Hawkeye CC scored one goal in…

Iowa man sent to prison for meth conspiracy; got his own daughter involved

Iowa man sent to prison for meth conspiracy; got his own daughter involved

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OBIT: Vonita Mallory, 84, of Charles City

OBIT: Vonita Mallory, 84, of Charles City

Vonita Mallory, 84, of Charles City, passed away peacefully Sunday, October 15, 2017, at the Sacred Heart Care Center in Austin, Minnesota, where she had resided for the past six…

Mason City man caught drunk driving – allegedly with drugs – gets sweet plea deal

Mason City man caught drunk driving – allegedly with drugs – gets sweet plea deal

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who was caught drunk driving and accused by police of being in possession of an illegal drug pled guilty and got half his…

Cops nab burglar who stole tools and bike

Cops nab burglar who stole tools and bike

MASON CITY – A Mason City man has been arrested in connection with several recent burglaries. On Monday, October 16th, Joshuah John Hockenson (22) of Mason City was arrested in…