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Boone man gets 5 years in prison for head injuries he caused to baby in Charles City, then set free on appeal bond

Boone man gets 5 years in prison for head injuries he caused to baby in Charles City, then set free on appeal bond

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Fort Dodge teens sent to juvenile detention after armed attempt to break into cars

Fort Dodge teens sent to juvenile detention after armed attempt to break into cars

FORT DODGE – A pair of Fort Dodge teens were sent to a juvenile detention center after an armed attempt to break into cars. On Sunday, January 7, 2018, the…

OBIT: Marvin Huxsol, 86, of Charles City

OBIT: Marvin Huxsol, 86, of Charles City

Marvin Huxsol, 86, of Charles City, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center North Iowa in Mason City. A funeral service for Marvin Huxsol will be held…

Charles City school board passes resolution in support of IPERS retirement fund

Charles City school board passes resolution in support of IPERS retirement fund

CHARLES CITY – The Charles City Board of Education, at their January 8, 2018 meeting passed a resolution in support of the IPERS retirement fund: RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE IOWA PUBLIC…

NIACC ranked 13th in Intermat’s NJCAA rankings

NIACC ranked 13th in Intermat’s NJCAA rankings

MASON CITY – The NIACC wrestling team is ranked No. 13 in the Intermat’s NJCAA Division I rankings released Wednesday. NIACC was ranked 11th in the preseason rankings in November…

Wanted woman caught stealing from Iowa store as cops close in

Wanted woman caught stealing from Iowa store as cops close in

SAC CITY, IOWA – A wanted woman was caught stealing from an Iowa store as cops closed in. On December 24, 2017 around 9:30 PM the Sac City Police Department…

State and federal prison populations declined for the third consecutive year in 2016

State and federal prison populations declined for the third consecutive year in 2016

WASHINGTON — The number of prisoners in state and federal correctional facilities fell by 1 percent from year-end 2015 to 2016, the Bureau of Justice Statistics announced today. This was…

ICE arrests 22 in Chicago area during 3-day operation targeting criminal aliens and immigration fugitives

ICE arrests 22 in Chicago area during 3-day operation targeting criminal aliens and immigration fugitives

CHICAGO — Federal officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 22 criminal aliens and immigration violators in Illinois’ Cook and Lake counties during…

OBIT: Gary Hedrick, 74, of Charles City

OBIT: Gary Hedrick, 74, of Charles City

Gary Hedrick, 74, of Charles City, passed away January 9, 2018 at his home. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 12, 2018 at Hauser Funeral…

Mason City fire department responds to record number of calls in 2017

Mason City fire department responds to record number of calls in 2017

MASON CITY, IA – The Mason City Fire Department set a new department record for call volume this past year. The department responded to 5,938 calls for service in the…

Governor Reynolds wants over $27 million in cuts to proposed state budget

Governor Reynolds wants over $27 million in cuts to proposed state budget

DES MOINES – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds wants over $29 million in cuts to the proposed state budget, the state learned yesterday. The budget process in state government in Iowa…