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Keokuk’s Aaron Burnett to be new City Administrator in Mason City

Keokuk’s Aaron Burnett to be new City Administrator in Mason City

MASON CITY – The current City Administrator in Keokuk, Iowa – Aaron Burnett – will be hired in Mason City for the same position. Sources tell NIT that hiring will…

At least three people attacked at troubled Iowa residential facility

At least three people attacked at troubled Iowa residential facility

FAYETTE, IOWA – A Cedar Falls man is facing assault charges after allegedly attacking as many as three people at a troubled residential facility in Northern Iowa. On April 7,…

OBIT: Carol Margaret Thieman, 73, of Marble Rock

OBIT: Carol Margaret Thieman, 73, of Marble Rock

Carol Margaret Thieman, 73, of Marble Rock, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018 peacefully at home. A funeral service for Carol Thieman will be held Thursday, April 12, 2018 at…

OBIT: Alice Vera Mae Davidson, age 78

OBIT: Alice Vera Mae Davidson, age 78

Alice Vera Mae Davidson, age 78, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center North Iowa in Mason City, Iowa. A funeral service for Vera Davidson will be…

Twice-deported Guatemalan man busted in Eagle Grove using fake ID to get a job, sent to prison

Twice-deported Guatemalan man busted in Eagle Grove using fake ID to get a job, sent to prison

CEDAR RPAIDS – A Guatemalan man who had been deported two times and illegally returned to the United States and then used false identification documents to obtain a job in…

Mexican woman sentenced to prison for using a fraudulent social security card to get a job

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mexican woman who aided and abetted her husband in absconding from justice in Nebraska and assumed a new identity in Iowa was sentenced on February 14,…

Legislative update from Rep. Sharon Steckman

Legislative update from Rep. Sharon Steckman

The following is a legislative update from Rep. Sharon Steckman of Mason City: Here we are again at the end of another week, with just six working days remaining before…

Extreme Makeover: Win a Free Year of College at NIACC

Extreme Makeover: Win a Free Year of College at NIACC

MASON CITY – For 12 years, North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) has been providing adult students with an opportunity to return to college at no cost. It’s a unique…

North Iowa nurse: STD’s are on the rise in Iowa!

North Iowa nurse: STD’s are on the rise in Iowa!

From Samantha Smith, RN, Disease Prevention Specialist, Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health: Sexually Transmitted Diseases are often focused on in health education classes or when talking to youth…

Two young men arrested and large amount of stolen property recovered in Oelwein after thefts and burglaries

Two young men arrested and large amount of stolen property recovered in Oelwein after thefts and burglaries

OELWEIN, IOWA – Two young men have been arrested and a large amount of stolen property recovered in the Northern Iowa town of Oelwein after a string of thefts and…

Iowa daycare provider accused of seriously injuring one-year-old child

Iowa daycare provider accused of seriously injuring one-year-old child

INDIANOLA, IOWA – An Iowa daycare provider is accused of seriously injuring a one-year-old child On October 31, 2017, the Indianola Police Department and Indianola Fire and Rescue were sent…