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Steckman chosen as 2018 Iowa Child Advocate award recipient

Steckman chosen as 2018 Iowa Child Advocate award recipient

DES MOINES — Representative Sharon Steckman of Mason City was selected as the 2018 Iowa Child Advocate Award recipient today by Prevent Child Abuse Iowa. She was awarded for being…

Burnett to make over $21,000 per year more than Trout as administrator of Mason City; hiring process questioned

Burnett to make over $21,000 per year more than Trout as administrator of Mason City; hiring process questioned

MASON CITY – Mason City’s new City Administrator will get a sizable raise above his predecessor – even as some question the hiring process that led to his selection for…

Worth county sheriff seeks information on possible train-pedestrian incident

Worth county sheriff seeks information on possible train-pedestrian incident

KENSETT – The Worth county sheriff’s office is seeking information on a possible incident involving a Union Pacific train that may have struck a young child. On April 5, 2018…

NIACC selects 2018-19 dance team

NIACC selects 2018-19 dance team

MASON CITY – The 2018-19 NIACC Trojan Dance team will consist of 11 members in its third season. Tryouts for the 2018-19 team were held on Saturday. Members of the…

OBIT: Judy Ott, 66, of Rockford

OBIT: Judy Ott, 66, of Rockford

Judy Ott, 66, of Rockford, passed away Monday, April 9, 2018 at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Funeral services for Judy Ott will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April…

Liberal Iowa political group observes Equal Pay Day, says women continue to make less than men

Liberal Iowa political group observes Equal Pay Day, says women continue to make less than men

DES MOINES – As the nation observes Equal Pay Day, a liberal-leaning Iowa political group – Progress Iowa – reminds Iowans that women continue to make less than men: Today is equal…

Steve King warns President Trump to avoid a trade war and tariffs (video)

Steve King warns President Trump to avoid a trade war and tariffs (video)

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Steve King this week warned President Trump to avoid a trade war and tariffs and avoid the mistakes he says Jimmy Carter made decades ago. Congressman Steve King…