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“Graveball” gamer Dirksen unopposed for county auditor

“Graveball” gamer Dirksen unopposed for county auditor

MASON CITY – A liberal Mason City man who delightfully endorses a game he coded called “Graveball” will likely be the next Cerro Gordo County Auditor. Former Cerro Gordo County…

Iowa man caught masturbating, spying on youngsters in shower

Iowa man caught masturbating, spying on youngsters in shower

IOWA CITY – A man is facing a range of charges after he was caught this weekend masterbating as he spied on youngsters in an Iowa City locker room shower.…

Sheffield man hurt in rural Cerro Gordo county crash

Sheffield man hurt in rural Cerro Gordo county crash

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A Sheffield man was hurt in a rural Cerro Gordo county crash Monday afternoon. On Monday, February 26, 2018 at about 2:58 PM, the Cerro…

Threat rumor at Mason City High School sends police to investigate

Threat rumor at Mason City High School sends police to investigate

MASON CITY – A rumor of a threat at the Mason City High School connected to today’s planned pep assembly sent police to investigate. Classes and events are being held…

Federal Treasury Department wants to repeal nearly 300 “outdated” tax regulations

Federal Treasury Department wants to repeal nearly 300 “outdated” tax regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of the Treasury this month proposed repealing 298 tax regulations that are unnecessary, duplicative or obsolete and force taxpayers to navigate needlessly complex or…

Man who filled Grafton with black smoke from burning trash ordered to pay $5,000 fine

Man who filled Grafton with black smoke from burning trash ordered to pay $5,000 fine

GRAFTON, IOWA – A man who burned upwards of four dumpsters worth of trash and debris that filled the town of Grafton full of black smoke has been ordered to…

Iowa DNR endorses Healthy Heart Month

Iowa DNR endorses Healthy Heart Month

DES MOINES — Healthy air quality plays a major part in preventing heart disease according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Fans of “This is Us,” a popular primetime show,…

Floyd county law enforcement execute drug search warrants

Floyd county law enforcement execute drug search warrants

FLOYD COUNTY – Floyd county law enforcement executed two drug search warrants over the last few days, the sheriff’s office said The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office recently conducted 2 unrelated…

Applications now being accepted for low income “Opportunity Zones” in Iowa

Applications now being accepted for low income “Opportunity Zones” in Iowa

DES MOINES – Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, along with the Iowa Economic Development Authority, announced an invitation for cities, counties and communities in eligible areas of Iowa to apply to…

Slow-speed chase leads to arrest of Mason City man on drug charges

Slow-speed chase leads to arrest of Mason City man on drug charges

MASON CITY – A man refused to stop for law enforcement Sunday night, leading to a slow-speed chase through Mason City and his eventual arrest on drug and other charges.…