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Iowa State Patrol participating in Nationwide Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort

Iowa State Patrol participating in Nationwide Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort

DES MOINES – This Memorial Day holiday weekend, the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Iowa State Patrol (ISP) will have increased patrol efforts on Iowa roadways with the main…

NIACC hires DeVries as associate head women’s soccer coach

NIACC hires DeVries as associate head women’s soccer coach

By KIRK HARDCASTLE NIACC sports information director MASON CITY – Hanna DeVries, who played at Waldorf University and is the head girls coach at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura, has been named the associate…

Senate approves bill to protect victims of workplace harassment and discrimination

Senate approves bill to protect victims of workplace harassment and discrimination

WASHINGTON – This past week, the U.S. Senate approved bipartisan legislation to protect victims of workplace harassment and discrimination. The approved bill would fundamentally reform the Congressional Accountability Act of…

May 26 is “Edward and Minnie Fleur Day” in Iowa

May 26 is “Edward and Minnie Fleur Day” in Iowa

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation declaring Saturday, May 26, 2018, as “Edward and Minnie Fleur Day” in Iowa. Capt. Edward Fleur of Des Moines was killed…

Ragan: Remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice

Ragan: Remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice

The following is a legislative column submitted by Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City: As Memorial Day approaches, we salute all who wore the uniform and remember that freedom comes…

Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff for Memorial Day

Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff for Memorial Day

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to noon on Monday, May 28, in honor of Memorial Day. Flags…

Self-defense seminar planned for women in Mason City

Self-defense seminar planned for women in Mason City

MASON CITY – A self-defense seminar is planned for women in Mason City. The Mason City Community Policing Advisory Board has announced plans for a free Women’s Self-Defense Seminar event…

Mason City man, paroled for fourth time, accused of manufacturing meth

Mason City man, paroled for fourth time, accused of manufacturing meth

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Mason City man to be sentenced for lascivious acts with child

Mason City man to be sentenced for lascivious acts with child

MASON CITY – A Mason City man now awaits sentencing on a charge of felony lascivious acts with a child. On the evening of January 19, 2018, Mason City police…

Harley rider survives alleged intoxicated ride and crash

Harley rider survives alleged intoxicated ride and crash

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A Harley-Davidson motorcycle rider survived an alleged intoxicated ride and crash Friday evening in rural Cerro Gordo county. On May 25th, 2018 at 9:28 PM,…