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Opinion: City finance director confirms taxpayers truly on the hook for bonds connected to Renaissance Project

Opinion: City finance director confirms taxpayers truly on the hook for bonds connected to Renaissance Project

This River City Renaissance Project requires the City of Mason City to borrow $26,500,000 in order to fully fund five of the six projects on day one. There might be…

Mason City woman faces felony drunk driving charge

Mason City woman faces felony drunk driving charge

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A Mason City woman is facing a felony drunk driving charge after she was caught early Saturday morning in rural Cerro Gordo county. A Cerro…

Ragan, Steckman invite public to share ideas and concerns about Iowa jobs at Mason City meeting

Ragan, Steckman invite public to share ideas and concerns about Iowa jobs at Mason City meeting

MASON CITY – State Senator Amanda Ragan and State Representative Sharon Steckman are organizing a town hall meeting on jobs at the Mason City Public Library in the Elizabeth Muse…

Man tried to shoot patron at Waterloo bar during altercation – gun misfires

Man tried to shoot patron at Waterloo bar during altercation – gun misfires

WATERLOO – A man produced a gun during an altercation in a Waterloo bar this weekend and attempted to shoot his nemesis – but the gun misfired, police say. On…

Mason City man busted for dealing drugs in residential facility

Mason City man busted for dealing drugs in residential facility

FAYETTE, IOWA – A Mason City man was busted for dealing drugs at a residential facility. On October 22, 2017, at approximately 12:30 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took…

OBIT: Gerald “Jerry” Jung, 78, of Charles City

OBIT: Gerald “Jerry” Jung, 78, of Charles City

Gerald “Jerry” Jung, 78, of Charles City, passed away Monday, October 23, 2017, at the 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. A funeral Mass for Jerry Jung will…

Three hurt in rollover accident Sunday near Rudd

Three hurt in rollover accident Sunday near Rudd

RURAL FLOYD COUNTY – Three people were hurt in an auto accident Sunday morning near Rudd. The Floyd county sheriff’s office and other emergency responders were called to the scene…

Iowa to withdraw stopgap measure from federal consideration

Iowa to withdraw stopgap measure from federal consideration

DES MOINES – Iowa Insurance Division (IID) Commissioner Doug Ommen announced Monday afternoon that Iowa is withdrawing its Section 1332 Waiver, also known as the Iowa Stopgap Measure, from federal consideration.…

Yet another school threat in Iowa leads to arrest of teen on terrorism charge

Yet another school threat in Iowa leads to arrest of teen on terrorism charge

ALBIA, IOWA – Yet another school threat in Iowa has led to the arrest of a teen on a terrorism charge. On Saturday, October 21, 2017 the Albia Police Department…