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Minnesota school district drops literary classics over use of the “n-word”

Minnesota school district drops literary classics over use of the “n-word”

DULUTH, MINNESOTA – Two literary classics have been ousted as required reading in the Duluth, Minnesota school district after prodding by the local NAACP chapter because the books contain the…

Wrestling: UNI thumps Iowa State, 31-7

Wrestling: UNI thumps Iowa State, 31-7

CEDAR FALLS – The Iowa State wrestling team (8-9, 3-6 Big 12) was defeated by No. 13 Northern Iowa (6-4, 3-2 Big 12), 31-7. UNI wrestling won eight matches in…

Wrestling: Iowa falls to Penn State, 28-13

Wrestling: Iowa falls to Penn State, 28-13

IOWA CITY – The seventh-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team fell to top-ranked Penn State, 28-13, on Saturday night at the Bryce Jordan Center. With its 28-13 win over Iowa…

Mason City man dead after crashing into parked police vehicle

Mason City man dead after crashing into parked police vehicle

WORTH COUNTY – A Mason City man lost his life after he crashed into parked police vehicle. The accident took place Friday, February 9 at about 9:27 PM on Interstate…

Illegal alien who struck and killed NFL player and his driver faces federal immigration charges

Illegal alien who struck and killed NFL player and his driver faces federal immigration charges

INDIANAPOLIS — A previously deported citizen of Guatemala, who was arrested this month for being involved in a fatal car accident that killed an NFL player and another man, was…

Iowa truck driver hurt in Worth county crash

Iowa truck driver hurt in Worth county crash

RURAL WORTH COUNTY – An Iowa truck driver was hurt when he crashed his semi into a bridge support along Interstate 35 in Worth county. The accident took place Friday,…

Rep. Upmeyer: Opioid legislation will save lives

Rep. Upmeyer: Opioid legislation will save lives

The following is a legislative update from Rep. Linda Upmeyer of Clear Lake: Winter in Iowa means snow and ice on the roads and extra caution is necessary. We are…

Childhood vaccination rates in Iowa are above the national average

Childhood vaccination rates in Iowa are above the national average

DES MOINES – A top insurer in Iowa says childhood vaccination rates in the state are above the national average. The findings come as a result of a new study…

NIACC women’s basketball program collects 800th all-time win

NIACC women’s basketball program collects 800th all-time win

KEOKUK – The No. 15 NIACC women’s basketball team stopped Southeastern CC 98-94 in an ICCAC contest Saturday afternoon. The win for the Lady Trojans was the program’s 800th all-time…

Plane lands on Clear Lake

Plane lands on Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE – A plane landed on Clear Lake Saturday. At approximately 1:10 PM Saturday, February 11, the Clear Lake Police Department received numerous reports of a airplane down on…

NIACC track athletes compete at South Dakota State University Indoor Classic

NIACC track athletes compete at South Dakota State University Indoor Classic

BROOKINGS, S.D. – NIACC’s Jacob Henjum placed 23rd in the triple jump on Saturday at the South Dakota State University Indoor Classic. Henjum earned his 23rd place finish with a…

Woman who burned down Mason City house gets probation

Woman who burned down Mason City house gets probation

MASON CITY – A woman who burned down a house in Mason City last year is guilty of arson and has been put on probation. On Saturday, September 2, 2017…