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Mason City police respond to threat of use of weapon at High School

Mason City police respond to threat of use of weapon at High School

MASON CITY – A student allegedly threatened to use a weapon at Mason City High School on Friday, and police responded with an investigation. On Friday, February 23, 2018, at…

Crack dealer recently out of prison arrested for felony domestic assault

Crack dealer recently out of prison arrested for felony domestic assault

MASON CITY – A convicted crack cocaine dealer who was sent to an Iowa prison and released this past fall was arrested after an alleged violent incident in Mason City…

Rep. Upmeyer: Addressing Iowa’s health care challenges

Rep. Upmeyer: Addressing Iowa’s health care challenges

The following is a legislative update from Rep. Linda Upmeyer of Clear Lake – With the first funnel in the rearview mirror, we have narrowed our scope for legislation. We…

Mackenzie Meyer’s 13 points helps Iowa defeat Indiana, 75-62

Mackenzie Meyer’s 13 points helps Iowa defeat Indiana, 75-62

IOWA CITY – Former Mason City Mohawk Mackenzie Meyer’s 13 points helped Iowa defeat Indiana today at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, 75-62. Iowa (23-6; 11-5) jumped out to a 20-8 lead at…

Senator Ragan: Schools need to plan for emergencies

Senator Ragan: Schools need to plan for emergencies

The following is a column submitted by Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City: Every school in Iowa should have a plan in case of a natural disaster, medical emergency, bomb…

ISU Athletics: Iowa State announces 2018 Hall of Fame inductees

ISU Athletics: Iowa State announces 2018 Hall of Fame inductees

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State Letterwinners Club announced today Iowa State’s Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2018. Seven former Cyclone stars will be inducted into the Iowa State…

NIACC’s Anderly moves to semifinals

NIACC’s Anderly moves to semifinals

COUNCIL BLUFFS – NIACC’s Austin Anderly was the top-ranked wrestler at 141 pounds for most of the year in Intermat’s NJCAA rankings. Heading into the national tournament, Anderly lost his…

OBIT: Carol Jones, 79, of Charles City

OBIT: Carol Jones, 79, of Charles City

Carol Jones, 79, of Charles City, passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at the 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. A funeral service for Carol Jones will be…

OBIT: Lucille Malenke, 79, of Charles City

OBIT: Lucille Malenke, 79, of Charles City

Lucille Malenke, 79, of Charles City, passed away Friday, February 23, 2018 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. A funeral service for Lucille Malenke will be…

Candidate for Iowa Governor Cathy Glasson calls on Kim Reynolds to end “out of control” tax incentives to Rockwell Collins

Candidate for Iowa Governor Cathy Glasson calls on Kim Reynolds to end “out of control” tax incentives to Rockwell Collins

CEDAR RAPIDS — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Cathy Glasson sharpened her call for major reforms in Iowa’s Research Tax Credit today in wake of the news that Rockwell Collins will move…

Forest City man guilty of shoplifting at Walmart

Forest City man guilty of shoplifting at Walmart

MASON CITY – A Forest City man is guilty of stealing from the Mason City Walmart. Mason City police were dispatched to the Walmart Super Center store, 4151 4th Street…