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OBIT: Eric A. Berding, 39

OBIT: Eric A. Berding, 39

Eric A. Berding, 39, of Houston, Texas, formerly Charles City, Iowa, passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017 while returning home to his family. Visitation with Eric and his family will…

Chickasaw county parents of 3-month-old baby accused of murder

Chickasaw county parents of 3-month-old baby accused of murder

CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA – A 3-month-old baby was found dead in an infant swing, and the child’s parents are behind bars in Chickasaw county, accused of murder. On August 30,…

Former President George H.W. Bush didn’t mean to grope women, spokesman says

Former President George H.W. Bush didn’t mean to grope women, spokesman says

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A spokesman for George H.W. Bush says the former President didn’t mean to grope women and the mounting accusations against him are all a big misunderstanding. According…

Iowa man legally shoots intruder twice in self defense

Iowa man legally shoots intruder twice in self defense

SAC CITY – An Iowa man shot an intruder twice with his 9 mm pistol, sending the alleged crook to the hospital with felony charges. On October 25, 2017, at…

Swaledale woman hospitalized after collision Wednesday in Mason City

Swaledale woman hospitalized after collision Wednesday in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Swaledale woman was hurt Wednesday afternoon after a two-vehicle collision in Mason City. On October 25, 2017 at 3:02 PM, Cerro Gordo County deputies responded to…

Illegal gambling charge against Mason City bar dismissed

Illegal gambling charge against Mason City bar dismissed

MASON CITY – An illegal gambling charge against a Mason City bar has been dismissed, according to state documents. According to a charge brought by the Iowa Attorney General’s Office,…

Inmate on inmate assault reported at Iowa prison

Inmate on inmate assault reported at Iowa prison

ANAMOSA – An Iowa prison inmate was seriously injured after an attack by another inmate this week. At approximately 5:44 PM on Monday, October 23, offender Michael Waddington  was found…

Ruptured gas line in Mason City causes service disruption

Ruptured gas line in Mason City causes service disruption

MASON CITY – A ruptured gas line in Mason City Tuesday night caused a service disruption for Alliant Energy customers. According to a spokesman from Alliant Energy, “the hit last…