On November 9th, 2021, St. Gabriel Communications, 88.5 mhz, Adel, IA, filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission for authority to construct a new noncommercial educational FM broadcast station to operate on 89.9 mhz, at Mason City, IA. Members of the public wishing to view this application or obtain information about how to file comments and petitions on the application can visit https://enterpriseefiling.fcc.gov/dataentry/views/public/nceDraftCopy?displayType=html&appKey=25076f917ce2e04b017d002e8c140a22&id=25076f917ce2e04b017d002e8c140a22&goBack=N#sect-chanFacility

On November 9th, 2021, St. Gabriel Communications, 88.5 FM, Adel, IA, filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission for authority to construct a new noncommercial educational FM broadcast station to operate on 89.9 FM, at Spencer, IA. Members of the public wishing to view this application or obtain information about how to file comments and petitions on the application can visit https://enterpriseefiling.fcc.gov/dataentry/views/public/nceDraftCopy?displayType=html&appKey=25076f917ce2e04b017ce708493e0cfb&id=25076f917ce2e04b017ce708493e0cfb&goBack=N
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Waterloo man tries to steal booze in Charles City, police say

Waterloo man tries to steal booze in Charles City, police say

CHARLES CITY – A Waterloo man nearly escaped with a bottle of booze he  allegedly stole from a Charles City business, but police caught up with him in his car.…

Mason City veteran: Vote for Matt Marquardt

Mason City veteran: Vote for Matt Marquardt

Letter to the Editor: I would like to express my support for Matt Marquardt in the run-off election for Ward 4 City Council. Matt has the worth ethic, expertise, experience…

Mayor of London calls for apology from President Trump for promoting “vile, extremist group”

Mayor of London calls for apology from President Trump for promoting “vile, extremist group”

LONDON, ENGLAND – The Mayor of London, England wants an apology from U.S. President Donald Trump after he used Twitter to share videos from an alleged fringe group. President Trump…

Mason City woman caught drunk driving

Mason City woman caught drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was jailed for drunk diving this week. Mason City police officers were dispatched to a possible impaired driver on November 25 at about…

Governor Kim Reynolds “disappointed” that the EPA has chosen not to raise the biodiesel volume

Governor Kim Reynolds “disappointed” that the EPA has chosen not to raise the biodiesel volume

DES MOINES – On November 30, 2017, EPA finalized volume requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program for 2018 for cellulosic biofuel, biomass-based diesel, advanced biofuel, and total renewable fuel,…

OBIT: Leonard “Ray” Jarrett, 81, of Charles City

OBIT: Leonard “Ray” Jarrett, 81, of Charles City

Leonard “Ray” Jarrett, 81, of Charles City, passed away Monday, November 27, 2017 at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City. A graveside service for Ray Jarrett will be…

King Votes to “protect” Iowans’ Second Amendment rights

King Votes to “protect” Iowans’ Second Amendment rights

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Steve King released the following statement following House Judiciary Committee passage of important legislation he cosponsored that protects Iowans’ ability to legally carry concealed firearms. King, a…

Opinion: Bookmeyer and NIT did right thing; vote for Marquardt

Opinion: Bookmeyer and NIT did right thing; vote for Marquardt

After the rejection of this broke Gatehouse MC, LLC as the so called developer for this new downtown hotel, we owe a thank you to Mayor Bookmeyer and three Council…

How to Become a Certified Diesel Mechanic

How to Become a Certified Diesel Mechanic

While the demand for regular mechanics is somewhat saturated, there are sectors where there is still lots of demand for highly trained mechanics. Certified diesel mechanics are in great demand…

Water pollution is causing genetic aberration in both small and big fishes

Water pollution is causing genetic aberration in both small and big fishes

Water pollution is a major problem these days, as more and more industrial waste, human waste, chemicals, oils and sewage are getting emptied in large water bodies, be it a…

New Hampshire hunter shot in back while hunting in Wright County

New Hampshire hunter shot in back while hunting in Wright County

WRIGHT COUNTY, Iowa – DNR conservation officers responded to a personal injury hunting incident on November 29 around 1:20 p.m., in southwestern Wright County. William Rancourt, 36, of Lebanon, New…

Ernst applauds progress on tax reform

Ernst applauds progress on tax reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) is ecstatic that a so-called tax cut bill is making its way through Congress on a part-line vote, and is offering the…

Mason City dodged $750,000 bullet by ridding Renaissance of Rachie’s Gatehouse

Mason City dodged $750,000 bullet by ridding Renaissance of Rachie’s Gatehouse

MASON CITY – The $150,000 handout to David Rachie, the ousted hotel developer in Mason City’s Renaissance Project – is gone and the city won’t be getting it back –…

Garrison Keillor fired from Minnesota Public Radio for alleged inappropriate behavior

Garrison Keillor fired from Minnesota Public Radio for alleged inappropriate behavior

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) is terminating its contracts with Garrison Keillor and his private media companies after recently learning of allegations of his inappropriate behavior with…

Iowa hunters hurt when gun falls over, goes off, shoots them

Iowa hunters hurt when gun falls over, goes off, shoots them

AUDUBON COUNTY, IOWA – Iowa Department of Natural Resources conservation officers responded to a hunting incident around 3:30 p.m., on Nov. 25. Arthur Goupille, 56, of Negaunee, Mich., was hunting…

City of Mason City expense report, Nov. 22, 2017

City of Mason City expense report, Nov. 22, 2017

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 11/22/2017 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ——————– ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC OFFICE EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE 580.68 ALL STAR PEST CONTROL CHEMICALS 60.00 APPLIANCE SERVICE & PARTSBUILDING REPAIRS…

Former Councilman Larrey Loeckle endorses Matt Marquardt for council

Former Councilman Larrey Loeckle endorses Matt Marquardt for council

I am writing in support of Matt Marquardt for the Forth Ward City Council position. Mason City needs a fresh voice to represent all of us. Having met Matt Marquardt…

The Shift Towards Online Education Continues Across the State

The Shift Towards Online Education Continues Across the State

2016 was a big year for online education. During the 2016-2017 period, more high school graduates opted for an online bachelor’s degree program than ever before. The decision to study…

3 Tips for Saving Money on Car Maintenance

3 Tips for Saving Money on Car Maintenance

According to AAA, the annual cost of operating a vehicle is about $8,700 per year on average when accounting for gas and other finances. However, in many cases that amount…

Ankeny man caught drunk driving in Mason City

Ankeny man caught drunk driving in Mason City

MASON CITY – An Ankeny man was taken to jail after police suspected him of drunk driving in Mason City Monday night. Mason City police stopped a driver suspected of…

Clear Lake man hurt after crashing motorcycle in downtown Mason City river

Clear Lake man hurt after crashing motorcycle in downtown Mason City river

MASON CITY – A Clear Lake man was hurt after crashing his motorcycle into a  downtown Mason City river – and cited by police. Mason City police tell NIT that…

4 Kinds of Women’s Hairstyles That are Perfect for Any Season

4 Kinds of Women’s Hairstyles That are Perfect for Any Season

Choosing your next hairstyle can be difficult when you feel like you’ve already done everything there is to be done with your hair. Women who take their hair very seriously…

The 3 Best Selling Cars in the USA Revealed

The 3 Best Selling Cars in the USA Revealed

The US auto market is one of the biggest industries on American soil and, if 2016 selling statistics are anything to go by, it’s not slowing down anytime soon. More…

The Best Kids Entertainment on Netflix For Rainy Days

The Best Kids Entertainment on Netflix For Rainy Days

As parents, we all know the struggle of a rainy day, especially in the holidays, in finding entertainment for our children. Netflix has a great range of kid’s entertainment, with…

Renaissance Project twist: Mason City council ditches Gatehouse for G8 Development (video)

Renaissance Project twist: Mason City council ditches Gatehouse for G8 Development (video)

MASON CITY – In yet another bizarre twist to the downtown Renaissance Project in Mason City, the city council ditched the hotel developer they previously selected months ago in favor…

STATEMENT ON RENAISSANCE PROJECT FROM CANDIDATE MATT MARQUARDT

STATEMENT ON RENAISSANCE PROJECT FROM CANDIDATE MATT MARQUARDT

Last night our city council FIRED the hotel developer in the Renaissance Project – Gatehouse. Council point-blank stated that our taxes WOULD GO UP if Gatehouse was involved – this…

Iowa law enforcement seeks possible suspects in death of Cedar Falls deer hunter

Iowa law enforcement seeks possible suspects in death of Cedar Falls deer hunter

DES MOINES – On Saturday, November 25, 2017, the Appanoose County Sheriff’s office received a report of a deer hunter missing in Appanoose County. A body was found in a…

Bar owner caught drunk driving

Bar owner caught drunk driving

MASON CITY – A local bar owner was arrested for drunk driving recently. Mason City police tell NIT that on October 5, 2017, at 1:20 AM, Roger A. Waner was…

5 Great Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Iowa

5 Great Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Iowa

Are you in search of new and fun ways to celebrate the holiday season this year? Well, the great news is that there are a variety of entertaining ways to…

Iowa State inks football coach Matt Campbell to new 6-year deal

Iowa State inks football coach Matt Campbell to new 6-year deal

AMES – Iowa State University announced today that football coach Matt Campbell has agreed to a new six-year contract worth $22.5 million. Campbell’s guaranteed annual salary will increase from $2.1…

City of Mason City reaches agreement with (former) Fire Chief for no lawsuit

City of Mason City reaches agreement with (former) Fire Chief for no lawsuit

MASON CITY – Al Dyer, the former Mason City Fire Chief who resigned from his job after a confidential memo was leaked to KIMT by councilman John Lee, has reached…

Wrestling: Iowa State defeated by Rider, 22-15

Wrestling: Iowa State defeated by Rider, 22-15

AMES – Iowa State (0-2, 0-0 Big 12) and No. 22 Rider (1-1, 0-0 EWL) each one five bouts in the Broncs’ 22-15 victory over the Cyclones. Rider’s three bonus-point…

A Charlie Brown Christmas Live! On Stage, at the North Iowa Community Auditorium

A Charlie Brown Christmas Live! On Stage, at the North Iowa Community Auditorium

MASON CITY – A Charlie Brown Christmas Live! On Stage, at the North Iowa Community Auditorium on the NIACC campus at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 14th, 2017. This presentation…

College Singers close semester with Winter Concert and prepare for tour

College Singers close semester with Winter Concert and prepare for tour

MASON CITY – The North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) Concert Choir and NIACC Singers Winter Concert will be held in the North Iowa Community Auditorium on Thursday, December 7…

Fareway stores, partnering with Marines, selling paper trains for purchase and taking unwrapped toy donations

Fareway stores, partnering with Marines, selling paper trains for purchase and taking unwrapped toy donations

MASON CITY – Fareway Stores, Inc. is partnering with the U.S. Marine Corps on their 2017 Toys for Tots campaign. The program provides toys to less fortunate children during the…

Man arrested after year-long investigation into North End robbery

Man arrested after year-long investigation into North End robbery

MASON CITY – Two people reported being robbed in Mason City, and a year-long investigation led to the arrest of a suspect. Armando Ismael Ramon, age 18, was booked into…

Arizona man charged with deer poaching in Iowa

Arizona man charged with deer poaching in Iowa

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – Iowa DNR Conservation Officers this month have charged Nicholas W. Slater, 31, of Glendale, AZ with deer poaching in Lake Manawa State Park on November 19,…

NIACC women set school record with 23 3-point goals

NIACC women set school record with 23 3-point goals

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s basketball team made school history on Sunday afternoon. One day after tying the school’s single-game 3-point record, the Lady Trojans (9-0) broke the school…

Mason City woman guilty of theft for second time this year

Mason City woman guilty of theft for second time this year

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman is guilty of theft for a second time this year and has been sent to jail. Keisha Spring Dunigan, age 28, pled guilty to…

Mason City man arrested for drunk driving

Mason City man arrested for drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was arrested for drunk driving this weekend. Mason City police conducted a traffic stop just after midnight on Saturday, November 25 near Virginia…

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