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NIACC softball team splits pair

NIACC softball team splits pair

AUSTIN, Minn. – The NIACC softball team split a doubleheader with Viterbo University on Thursday at the Westcott Athletic Complex. NIACC won the first game 13-12 and dropped the second…

Florida Governor Rick Scott: FBI Director needs to resign

Florida Governor Rick Scott: FBI Director needs to resign

PARKLAND, FLORIDA – Today, Governor Rick Scott made the following statement regarding the FBI’s admission that they failed to take action after receiving information on January 5, 2018, regarding “[Nikolas]…

Nancy Pelosi says President Trump is ‘desperate’ after Mueller’s indictment of Russians

Nancy Pelosi says President Trump is ‘desperate’ after Mueller’s indictment of Russians

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Saying President Donald Trump is ‘desperate’ in calling a special investigation a hoax, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after Special Counsel Mueller released new…

John Skipper’s fake news class cancelled due to low registrations

John Skipper’s fake news class cancelled due to low registrations

MASON CITY – A fake news class set to be taught by professor John Skipper of the Globe Gazette was cancelled due to low registrations. The class, offered through NIACC,…

FBI admits it was warned about Florida shooter’s murderous intentions

FBI admits it was warned about Florida shooter’s murderous intentions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FBI today admitted it was warned last month about the murderous intentions of Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz, who carried out his plans and killed 17 at…

Law enforcement chase stolen vehicle out of Charles City

Law enforcement chase stolen vehicle out of Charles City

CHARLES CITY – Law enforcement chased a stolen vehicle out of Charles City Friday and were only able to stop the Minnesota driver after stop-sticks were deployed. At 11:11 AM…

Kanawha repeat offender sentenced to federal prison for Cerro Gordo county meth conspiracy

Kanawha repeat offender sentenced to federal prison for Cerro Gordo county meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to manufacture methamphetamine was sentenced February 12, 2018, to 15 years in federal prison. Todd Edward Daniels, 49, from Kanawha, Iowa, received the…

Mason City meth dealers sent to prison

Mason City meth dealers sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – Two men have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a methamphetamine distribution conspiracy. Matthew Vance Query, age 34, of Mason City, Iowa, received his…

Health Department wins award from state of Iowa for improving health of employees

Health Department wins award from state of Iowa for improving health of employees

MASON CITY — The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health is proud to announce the receipt of the Healthiest State Initiative – Small Workplace Award. The Health Department was…

Iowa driver stopped for 121 mph speeding in Chickasaw county

Iowa driver stopped for 121 mph speeding in Chickasaw county

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Grand jury indicts thirteen Russians and three Russian companies for scheme to interfere in the United States political system

Grand jury indicts thirteen Russians and three Russian companies for scheme to interfere in the United States political system

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Justice announced that a grand jury in the District of Columbia today returned an indictment presented by the Special Counsel’s Office. The indictment charges…

Iowa prison inmate confined to wheelchair beats up guard

Iowa prison inmate confined to wheelchair beats up guard

CORALVILLE – A staff member was assaulted by an inmate at the Iowa Medical Classification Center in Coralville, IA at approximately 2:05 p.m. Thursday afternoon. The staff member, a correctional…

NIACC’s Willert signs with Grand View

NIACC’s Willert signs with Grand View

MASON CITY – NIACC women’s basketball player Kelsie Willert signed a national letter of intent Friday morning to play next season at Grand View University. Willert will play for former…

Mason City awarded $9.6 million in capital investment from Iowa Economic Development Board

Mason City awarded $9.6 million in capital investment from Iowa Economic Development Board

DES MOINES – Today, the IEDA board approved the maximum benefit amount of $9,162,600 for the Mason City Downtown Reinvestment District plan submitted by the City of Mason City. This…

Homeland Security says Democratic DACA bill “destroys ability” to enforce immigration laws and creates “mass amnesty for millions of illegal aliens

Homeland Security says Democratic DACA bill “destroys ability” to enforce immigration laws and creates “mass amnesty for millions of illegal aliens

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bill put forth by Democratic Senators Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Mike Rounds (D-S.D.), and Angus King (I-Maine) would be bad news in the fight to…