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Marble Rock man caught drunk driving in Mason City

Marble Rock man caught drunk driving in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Marble rock man was jailed after he was caught drunk driving in Mason City early Saturday morning. A Cerro Gordo county deputy stopped a vehicle for…

Illinois males jailed after Fort Dodge house shot up

Illinois males jailed after Fort Dodge house shot up

FORT DODGE – Police in Fort Dodge nabbed 4 persons after a house was shot up, leading to two Illinois males landing behind bars. On Friday, March 2, 2018, shortly…

King votes to pull the plug on sex trafficking websites

King votes to pull the plug on sex trafficking websites

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House has passed a bill co-sponsored by Iowa Congressman Steve King, dubbed “Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act”. Congressman Steve King…

State Capitol update from Iowa Democrats

State Capitol update from Iowa Democrats

The following is an update on proceedings at the Iowa Capitol from Democrats: House Passes Long Awaited Mental Health Bill After years of bipartisan work, the House has passed a…

Legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City

Legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City

The following is a legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City: MORE TRANSPORATION DOLLARS PROVIDE FAIRER SCHOOL FUNDING The Legislature has taken a small step in the right…

Legislative update from Rep. Todd Prichard of Charles City

Legislative update from Rep. Todd Prichard of Charles City

The following is a legislative update from Rep. Todd Prichard of Charles City: I’ve been catching up on my local newspaper reading lately. Two stories caught my eye. I read…

Clear Lake woman jailed after traffic stop

Clear Lake woman jailed after traffic stop

MASON CITY – A traffic stop landed a Clear Lake woman behind bars. A Cerro Gordo deputy stopped a vehicle being operated by 35-year-old Lacy Lee Briggs on the evening…

UPDATED: Missing Mason City teen located by police

UPDATED: Missing Mason City teen located by police

MASON CITY – A Mason City teen was located this morning after being reported missing days ago. On Feb 28, 2018, Cassidy Askildson was reported missing. She was last seen…

Softball: Weilbacher Gem, Stites Home Run Send ISU Past Hokies

Softball: Weilbacher Gem, Stites Home Run Send ISU Past Hokies

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Iowa State softball team (9-7) took down Virginia Tech (7-7) 2-0 on Friday behind a season-high 10 strikeouts from senior pitcher Brianna Weilbacher. Sydney Stites launched…

Republican Casey Callanan to seek second term on Cerro Gordo Board of Supervisors

Republican Casey Callanan to seek second term on Cerro Gordo Board of Supervisors

MASON CITY – Republican Cerro Gordo county Supervisor Casey Callanan announced today he is seeking a second term. Callanan, who has been chairman for three years, presided over lowering the…

NIACC’s Jacques places 16th in 5K at indoor national meet

NIACC’s Jacques places 16th in 5K at indoor national meet

LUBBOCK, Texas – NIACC freshman Brian Jacques placed 16th in the 5,000-meter run at the NJCAA national indoor track and field meet on the Texas Tech campus. Jacques ran the…