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Mason City woman jailed for drunk driving after car found in ditch

Mason City woman jailed for drunk driving after car found in ditch

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman faces a drunk driving charge after a report of a car in a ditch. Police received reports of a vehicle in the ditch…

Plastic particles likely found in your bottled water, study says

Plastic particles likely found in your bottled water, study says

NEW YORK – Tasty plastic particles are likely found in that expensive bottle of water drink, a new study says. A study from State University of New York tested 259…

U.S. military aircraft crashes in western Iraq

U.S. military aircraft crashes in western Iraq

TAMPA, Fla. – A U.S. military aircraft has crashed in western Iraq with U.S. service members aboard. Rescue teams are responding to the scene of the downed aircraft at this…

NCAA Wrestling Championships: Bonus points lead Iowa to the top following opening round

NCAA Wrestling Championships: Bonus points lead Iowa to the top following opening round

CLEVELAND – The University of Iowa wrestling team scored bonus points in six bouts and won nine of 10 matches to grab an early lead at the 2018 NCAA Championships…

Mason City to celebrate public transit with free rides and ribbon cutting

Mason City to celebrate public transit with free rides and ribbon cutting

MASON CITY – It will be a public transportation extravaganza in Mason City on March 22, complete with a dizzying array of ribbon-cutting hijinks and dazzling free transit rides. By…

Incumbent Iowa Rep. Steckman will run for re-election

Incumbent Iowa Rep. Steckman will run for re-election

MASON CITY – Iowa House Education Ranking Member and State Representative Sharon Steckman of Mason City announced today that she will seek a sixth term to House District 53, which…

Treasury sanctions Russian cyber actors for interference with the 2016 U.S. elections and malicious cyber-attacks

Treasury sanctions Russian cyber actors for interference with the 2016 U.S. elections and malicious cyber-attacks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated five entities and 19 individuals under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA)…

Nebraska man to federal prison for Iowa meth conspiracy

Nebraska man to federal prison for Iowa meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired with others to distribute methamphetamine in Iowa was sentenced March 13, 2018, to sixteen years in federal prison. Ryan Wilcox, 30, from Omaha,…

Northern Iowa man says he’s not guilty in wife’s murder

Northern Iowa man says he’s not guilty in wife’s murder

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President Trump names Larry Kudlow top economic advisor

President Trump names Larry Kudlow top economic advisor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump today named CNBC’s Larry Kudlow his top economic advisor. “Larry Kudlow will be my Chief Economic Advisor as Director of the National Economic Council,” the…

Gov. Reynolds signs 6 bills into law

Gov. Reynolds signs 6 bills into law

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds signed the following six bills into law on Thursday: House File 2199: an Act relating to the criminal offenses of the illegal use of…

Two men arrested after theft in Webster City

Two men arrested after theft in Webster City

WEBSTER CITY – Two men were arrested after a theft crime was reported to police in Webster City. The Webster City Police Department responded to a report of a theft…

Iowa Legislature passes “Future Ready Iowa Act” to train workers

Iowa Legislature passes “Future Ready Iowa Act” to train workers

DES MOINES – The Iowa House approved the “Future Ready Iowa Act” on Tuesday in a unanimous vote of 98-0, advancing Gov. Kim Reynolds’ plan to train Iowans for the…

NIACC Alumni Association annual luncheon to feature awards for Minert, Zahariades

NIACC Alumni Association annual luncheon to feature awards for Minert, Zahariades

MASON CITY – Steve Minert and Didi Zahariades will be presented with awards at the NIACC Alumni Association’s annual luncheon next month. Mason City businessman Steve Minert will be honored…