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Wigginton to return to Iowa State for Sophomore season

Wigginton to return to Iowa State for Sophomore season

AMES – Iowa State freshman guard Lindell Wigginton has removed his name from the NBA Draft and will return to school for his sophomore season, he announced today. “I’m glad…

Tyler Cook to return for Junior season as a Hawkeye

Tyler Cook to return for Junior season as a Hawkeye

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa men’s basketball player Tyler Cook has elected to return for his redshirt junior season. The announcement was made Wednesday by Iowa head coach Fran…

Human remains found in rural Mason City

Human remains found in rural Mason City

MASON CITY – Authorities say the remains of a human female have been found in rural Mason City. On May 20th, 2018, the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office received a…

Public hearing scheduled in Mason City for over $5 million in General Obligation bonds

Public hearing scheduled in Mason City for over $5 million in General Obligation bonds

MASON CITY – City Hall in Mason City plans to issue up to $5.2 million and $350,000 in General Obligation bonds for city improvements. Up to $5.2 million in General…

Mason City woman accused of drunk driving for second time

Mason City woman accused of drunk driving for second time

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman is behind bars, accused of drunk driving for at least the second time. Sheila Roseann Rick was booked into the Cerro Gordo county…

Iowa woman faces decades in prison after stealing from deceased Navy seal fiancee and his elderly mother

Iowa woman faces decades in prison after stealing from deceased Navy seal fiancee and his elderly mother

CEDAR RAPIDS – A sordid tale unfolded in a rural Iowa community after authorities discovered a woman had conned an ex-Navy seal who died while swimming, and his elderly, disabled…

Hunters harvested 11,700 turkeys during 2018 spring season

Hunters harvested 11,700 turkeys during 2018 spring season

CLEAR LAKE – Turkey hunters reported harvesting 11,700 Iowa birds this spring, which is 100 birds fewer than were harvested in 2017. Iowa’s spring turkey seasons began April 7 with…

Lake Mills woman accused of illegal drug possession

Lake Mills woman accused of illegal drug possession

RURAL WORTH COUNTY – A Lake Mills woman us accused of illegal drug possession after she was stopped in Worth county. On May 23, 2018 at approximately 11:10 PM, a…

Hit sitcom “Roseanne” cancelled after racist Twitter post; star blames Ambien

Hit sitcom “Roseanne” cancelled after racist Twitter post; star blames Ambien

LOS ANGELES – ABC TV has confirmed that the hit sitcom “Roseanne” has been canceled, leading the star of the show to blame a drug for a racist Twitter post…

Cerro Gordo nurse asks: Are you at risk for Hepatitis C?

Cerro Gordo nurse asks: Are you at risk for Hepatitis C?

By: Samantha Smith, RN, Disease Prevention Specialist May is Hepatitis Awareness month. Many people aren’t sure what exactly Hepatitis is and why it’s so important to get tested! The word…

Senator Jochum accepts Governor Reynolds’ offer to reveal the numbers supporting claims of Medicaid savings

Senator Jochum accepts Governor Reynolds’ offer to reveal the numbers supporting claims of Medicaid savings

DES MOINES – Senator Pam Jochum of Dubuque has accepted Governor Reynolds’s offer to provide the numbers behind alleged Medicaid savings of hundreds of millions dollars. The announcement comes days…

Gov. Reynolds, other Iowa leaders celebrate 5th anniversary of Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy

Gov. Reynolds, other Iowa leaders celebrate 5th anniversary of Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy

BOONE – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, along with a broad cross section of Iowa agricultural and community leaders, celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Iowa Nutrient…

Humboldt man sent to prison for trying to deal 20 lbs. of meth, carrying loaded gun

Humboldt man sent to prison for trying to deal 20 lbs. of meth, carrying loaded gun

SIOUX CITY – A Northern Iowa man and former federal inmate who distributed approximately 20 pounds of methamphetamine while on federal supervised release was sentenced on May 29, 2018, to…

OBIT: Robert “Bob” Bonwell, 66, of Charles City

OBIT: Robert “Bob” Bonwell, 66, of Charles City

Robert “Bob” Bonwell, 66, of Charles City, passed away at his home Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Funeral services for Robert Bonwell will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 2,…