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Iowa man shoots himself dead after violent domestic incident

Iowa man shoots himself dead after violent domestic incident

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man is dead after he brought a gun to a domestic altercation. Cedar Rapids police officers were dispatched to 639 40th Street SE Tuesday morning…

Big fireworks event coming back to Mason City this summer

Big fireworks event coming back to Mason City this summer

MASON CITY – The Pyrotechnics Guild International (PGI) Board of Directors recently announced that the North Iowa Events Center in Mason City, Iowa has been selected as the site for…

Eagle Grove man sentenced to over 28 years in federal prison for sexually exploiting and extorting a child

Eagle Grove man sentenced to over 28 years in federal prison for sexually exploiting and extorting a child

CEDAR RAPIDS – A thirty-year old man who sexually exploited a child and then extorted the minor with threats to release explicit photos was sentenced to more than 28 years…

OBIT: Anita “Gerry” Bray, 84, of Charles City

OBIT: Anita “Gerry” Bray, 84, of Charles City

Anita “Gerry” Bray, 84, of Charles City, passed away Monday, March 19, 2018 at Chautauqua Guest Home #2 in Charles City, Iowa. A funeral service for Gerry Bray will be…

Mason City man faces burglary and theft charges

Mason City man faces burglary and theft charges

MASON CITY – A Mason City man facing burglary charges in Worth county has been charged in Cerro Gordo county with felony burglary and theft. Joshua Thomas Teeter, age 20,…

Gov. Reynolds signs law allowing for broad forms of payment for amusement concessions at fair

Gov. Reynolds signs law allowing for broad forms of payment for amusement concessions at fair

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds signed the following bill into law on Tuesday: House File 2417: an Act relating to allowable forms for payment for amusement concessions at a…

Man accused of drunk driving and causing accident in Northern Iowa that killed two teens

Man accused of drunk driving and causing accident in Northern Iowa that killed two teens

DES MOINES – An Iowa man is accused of drunk driving and causing an accident that took the lives of two teens. On Monday, March 19, 2018, the Iowa State…

Iowa’s Ferentz holds press conference

Iowa’s Ferentz holds press conference

IOWA CITY – Iowa’s head football coach, Kirk Ferentz, held a press conference on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. University of Iowa Football Media Conference: KIRK FERENTZ: Good afternoon. Before we…

Amanda Ragan officially files for re-election

Amanda Ragan officially files for re-election

MASON CITY – Senator Amanda Ragan has announced she will seek re-election to the Iowa State Senate in District 27. “I’m running for re-election because I’m passionate about community service,”…

Six Iowans sent to prison for duping elderly victims across U.S.

Six Iowans sent to prison for duping elderly victims across U.S.

CEDAR RAPIDS – Six people from the Dubuque, Iowa, area were sentenced this month to federal prison for participating in a fraud that victimized more than 250 elderly victims across…

Gov. Reynolds praises Iowa Senate on unanimous passage of the “Future Ready Iowa Act”

Gov. Reynolds praises Iowa Senate on unanimous passage of the “Future Ready Iowa Act”

DES MOINES – The Iowa Senate approved the “Future Ready Iowa Act” on Monday in a unanimous vote of 47-0, sending the legislation to Gov. Kim Reynolds’ desk for signature.…

Voting now open in Cerro Gordo county for April 10 special election

Voting now open in Cerro Gordo county for April 10 special election

MASON CITY – Absentee ballots are now available for the April 10th special countywide election. That election will fill a vacancy in the office of Cerro Gordo County Auditor and…

Mason City woman guilty of second-offense drunk driving

Mason City woman guilty of second-offense drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman has been jailed after she pled guilty to her second run driving offense and was involved in a costly accident. Mason City police…

Travis R. Grassel announced campaign for Iowa House of Representatives, District 44

Travis R. Grassel announced campaign for Iowa House of Representatives, District 44

WAUKEE, IOWA – Travis R. Grassel, CPCU, of Waukee, Iowa announced March 16th that he will run for the Iowa House of Representatives, District 44. District 44 covers the communities…