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Osage woman on probation for neglecting dependent persons faces drug and theft charges

Osage woman on probation for neglecting dependent persons faces drug and theft charges

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Fareway chicken salad just might make you very sick, state health department says

Fareway chicken salad just might make you very sick, state health department says

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) today jointly issued a consumer advisory for chicken salad sold at…

Derelict Building Grant applications due April 4

Derelict Building Grant applications due April 4

DES MOINES – State funds are available for help renovating dilapidated buildings in small Iowa towns, and grant applications are now being accepted. The next round of funding for the…

President’s Day Presentation on John Adams To Be Held at NIACC

President’s Day Presentation on John Adams To Be Held at NIACC

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) will hold a presentation discussing John Adams on Monday, February 19, in Beem Center 200 on the NIACC campus from 2:00…

Mexican criminal sent to prison for illegally returning to Iowa following deportation

Mexican criminal sent to prison for illegally returning to Iowa following deportation

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mexican man who had previously been deported following state convictions for domestic abuse and false imprisonment and returned to live in Iowa was sentenced to 112…

Iowa DNR seeks citizen input on new permits covering wastewater discharges to soil and streams

Iowa DNR seeks citizen input on new permits covering wastewater discharges to soil and streams

DES MOINES – The DNR is seeking public comment on proposed rules that will create two new general permits covering a variety of wastewater discharges to Iowa soils and streams. The…

Cerro Gordo county expense report, Feb. 8, 2018

Cerro Gordo county expense report, Feb. 8, 2018

MASON CITY – Cerro Gordo county expense report, Feb. 8, 2018: http://northiowatoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/cerro-gordo-county-claims-Feb-6-2018.pdf…

Gov. Reynolds unveils sweeping new tax policy

Gov. Reynolds unveils sweeping new tax policy

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg unveiled the most significant tax reform package in decades on Tuesday, allegedly providing immediate relief to middle class workers,…

Iowa man who ran from army and stole identity to evade capture for nearly 20 years sent to prison

Iowa man who ran from army and stole identity to evade capture for nearly 20 years sent to prison

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OBIT: Melberne “Mel” Elliott

OBIT: Melberne “Mel” Elliott

Melberne “Mel” Elliott, 82, of Mesa, Arizona, was called by God on January 31, 2018 after a short battle with cancer. A funeral Mass for Mel Elliott will be held…

OBIT: Sharon P. Phearman, age 77, formerly of Mason City

OBIT: Sharon P. Phearman, age 77, formerly of Mason City

Sharon P. Phearman, age 77, died on Saturday, February 10, 2018, in Victoria, Minnesota, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. She was born June 4, 1940, in Mason City, Iowa,…

Iowa’s Marinelli named Big 10 Co-Wrestler of the Week

Iowa’s Marinelli named Big 10 Co-Wrestler of the Week

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa redshirt freshman Alex Marinelli has been named Big Ten Conference Co-Wrestler of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday. Marinelli upset top-ranked Vincenzo Joseph…

OBIT: “Comet” Craig Martin Schmidt, 64, of Charles City

OBIT: “Comet” Craig Martin Schmidt, 64, of Charles City

“Comet” Craig Martin Schmidt, 64, of Charles City, Iowa, passed away at his home on February 11, 2018. A memorial service for Craig Schmidt will be held at 2:00 p.m.…