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Iowa Republican legislators pass tax reform bill

Iowa Republican legislators pass tax reform bill

DES MOINES – Iowa Republican legislators passed a tax reform bill that cuts the tax burden on many Iowans, but Democrats called it “a bad deal.” Gov. Kim Reynolds praised…

Senators urge Congress to fund childhood cancer initiatives

Senators urge Congress to fund childhood cancer initiatives

WASHINGTON – Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.), and a group of their colleagues have sent a letter urging Congress to provide $30 million…

Mason City man sent to jail for theft after domestic incident

Mason City man sent to jail for theft after domestic incident

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Suspicious deaths being investigated by Iowa law enforcement

Suspicious deaths being investigated by Iowa law enforcement

BELLE PLAINE, IOWA – Two people are dead, and Iowa investigators and law enforcement or trying to get to the bottom of what happened to them. On May 4, 2018,…

5 Methods to Enhance Your Entrepreneurial Creativity

5 Methods to Enhance Your Entrepreneurial Creativity

Entrepreneurs have to contemplate business prospects that are innovative and unique. After all, the tough competition is harsh towards those who are not introducing intriguing products and services for customers.…

Garner man accused of assault with a weapon

Garner man accused of assault with a weapon

GARNER – Police rushed to a Garner home Friday night after a report of an assault with a weapon. On Friday, May 4, 2018, at approximately 9:01 PM, Garner Police…

China stops buying soybeans from U.S., Senator Grassley says “farmers are barely making ends meet”

China stops buying soybeans from U.S., Senator Grassley says “farmers are barely making ends meet”

NEW HARTFORD – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, a farmer who has received hundreds of thousands of dollars in subsidies, this week said farmers are “barely making” it as he…

Iowa Supreme Court Justice Zager to retire

Iowa Supreme Court Justice Zager to retire

DES MOINES – There will soon be a vacancy on the Iowa Supreme Court. On Friday, Iowa Supreme Court Justice Bruce B. Zager, of Waterloo, announced his retirement effective September…

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 Friday: House File 2445: an Act relating to the provision and administration of mental health, disability,…

NIACC’s Tusler selected to all-region second team

NIACC’s Tusler selected to all-region second team

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore Courtney Tusler was selected to the all-NJCAA Region XI women’s golf second-team. Tusler, who is from Osage, placed eighth in the individual medalist competition at…

Photo show winners announced at 38th snnual Cerro Gordo Photo Show at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum

Photo show winners announced at 38th snnual Cerro Gordo Photo Show at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum

MASON CITY – Award winners were named in the 38th Annual Cerro Gordo Photo Show at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum on Thursday, May 3rd. Forty-two entries by twenty-three…

Staff assault reported at Iowa Correctional Institution for Women

Staff assault reported at Iowa Correctional Institution for Women

MITCHELLVILLE – A staff member was assaulted by an inmate at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women in Mitchellville, IA at approximately 4:30 PM Friday afternoon. The staff member, a…

NIACC baseball team pushes win streak to 14

NIACC baseball team pushes win streak to 14

MASON CITY – The NIACC baseball team keeps on winning. NIACC pushed its winning streak to 14 games with a doubleheader sweep of Ellsworth on Friday night at Roosevelt Field.…