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Iowa prison inmate Rashod Aldridge dies

Iowa prison inmate Rashod Aldridge dies

IOWA CITY – Rashod Develt Aldridge was pronounced dead due to cardiac arrest at 7:44 a.m. on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics where…

NIACC Announces 2018 Common Read Book

NIACC Announces 2018 Common Read Book

North Iowa Area Community College, Principal Financial Group Foundation, and Mercy Medical Center North Iowa Proudly Present Zak Ebrahim, author of the NIACC Common Read: The Terrorist’s Son: A Story…

Iowa State’s Parker named Big 12 Wrestler of The Week

Iowa State’s Parker named Big 12 Wrestler of The Week

IRVING, Texas – The Big 12 Conference announced today that Iowa State’s Ian Parker was named the conference’s wrestler of the week. Parker becomes the first Cyclone to earn this…

Federal law enforcement announces “surge” against pharmacies and prescribers who dispense drugs illegally

Federal law enforcement announces “surge” against pharmacies and prescribers who dispense drugs illegally

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced this week that, over the next 45 days, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will surge Special Agents, Diversion Investigators, and Intelligence Research…

Fort Dodge woman accused of attempted murder after running down pedestrian

Fort Dodge woman accused of attempted murder after running down pedestrian

FORT DODGE – An Iowa  woman is facing attempted murder charges after she allegedly was driving drunk as she intentionally accelerated her vehicle and ran down a pedestrian this past…

No. 16 NIACC women stop Iowa Lakes, 94-71

No. 16 NIACC women stop Iowa Lakes, 94-71

MASON CITY – The No. 16 NIACC women’s basketball team stopped Iowa Lakes 94-71 for its 15th straight home victory Wednesday night in the NIACC gym. NIACC was led by…

Man who tortured cat allegedly exposes himself at apartment complex

Man who tortured cat allegedly exposes himself at apartment complex

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who got a fine for stuffing a cat into a bag and tossing it into a river was arrested this week after police…

Felony criminal mischief charge against Mason City man accused of vandalizing gaming machine at casino dropped by county attorney

Felony criminal mischief charge against Mason City man accused of vandalizing gaming machine at casino dropped by county attorney

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Mason City’s Younkers store survives first round of store closings

Mason City’s Younkers store survives first round of store closings

MASON CITY – The Younkers retail store in Mason City’s beleaguered Southbridge Mall has survived the first round of closings, the company announced. The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. on Wednesday announced…

Mason City ranked 27th safest city in Iowa

Mason City ranked 27th safest city in Iowa

MASON CITY – A new report out today says Iowa is a pretty safe place, but Mason City ranks just 27th out of towns in the Hawkeye state with 10,000…

NIACC men fall to Iowa Lakes, 79-72

NIACC men fall to Iowa Lakes, 79-72

MASON CITY – The NIACC men’s basketball team dropped a 79-72 decision to Iowa Lakes Wednesday night in an ICCAC contest in the NIACC gym. Iowa Lakes took a 37-31…