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Senate bill offers mental health support for agricultural communities

Senate bill offers mental health support for agricultural communities

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Joni Ernst and Tammy Baldwin recently introduced a bill called the Farmer’s First Act, to provide the nation’s “agricultural community” with critical mental health support and…

Sales of lottery scratch tickets in Iowa set new overall monthly record

Sales of lottery scratch tickets in Iowa set new overall monthly record

CLIVE, Iowa – Sales of lottery instant-scratch tickets in Iowa set an all-time monthly record in March, helped by the release of a game with oversized, double-sided tickets. The Iowa…

Mason City man fined for inhalation of toxic vapors, faces drunk driving and other charges

Mason City man fined for inhalation of toxic vapors, faces drunk driving and other charges

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Iowa Falls company agrees to penalties after burning 1,350 tons of solid waste

Iowa Falls company agrees to penalties after burning 1,350 tons of solid waste

DES MOINES – An Iowa Falls company has agreed to pay $43,000 in civil penalties and avoid future violations after admitting to violating state solid waste and air quality laws,…

Road rage leads to arrest of Northern Iowa man

Road rage leads to arrest of Northern Iowa man

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Iowa man slapped with numerous citations in eluding police through small town

Iowa man slapped with numerous citations in eluding police through small town

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Health Department nurse receives CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award

Health Department nurse receives CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award

MASON CITY – Bethany Bjorklund, RN, BSN, Immunization Nurse with the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health was named one of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC)…

Assault leads to Iowa felon’s guilty plea for illegal possession of a firearm

Assault leads to Iowa felon’s guilty plea for illegal possession of a firearm

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who hit a woman with a gun and threatened a doubled homicide pled guilty on April 19, 2018, in federal court in Cedar Rapids.…

Gov. Reynolds signs executive order creating Children’s Mental Health Board

Gov. Reynolds signs executive order creating Children’s Mental Health Board

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds signed her second executive order on Monday, creating a Children’s Mental Health Board and providing the first of many steps to establish a children’s…

City of Mason City expense report, April 19, 2018

City of Mason City expense report, April 19, 2018

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 4/19/2018 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL MAINTENANCE MATERIAL 256.93 ACCURATE AIR CONDITIONING BUILDING REPAIRS AND MAINTEN 74.88 ADAMS SHARPENING M/E SUPPLIES 12.00…

OBIT: Jacob “Jake” Mahnesmith, 28, of Nashua

OBIT: Jacob “Jake” Mahnesmith, 28, of Nashua

Jacob “Jake” Mahnesmith, 28, of Nashua, passed away unexpectedly Friday, April 20, 2018 due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. A memorial service for Jake Mahnesmith will be held…