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Pets of the Week: Holly and CoCo available at Humane Society

Pets of the Week: Holly and CoCo available at Humane Society

MASON CITY – Holly the domestic medium hair cat and CoCo the Lab/Shepherd Mix are ready for adoption at the North Iowa Humane Society – can you offer them a…

Bob Rolling of Lake Time Brewery recognized as Pappajohn Entrepreneur of the Month for June 2018

Bob Rolling of Lake Time Brewery recognized as Pappajohn Entrepreneur of the Month for June 2018

MASON CITY – The NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and North Iowa Area SBDC are proud to announce Bob Rolling of Lake Time Brewery as the Entrepreneur of the Month…

Public meeting this week for Alliant Energy’s proposed increase in its customer natural gas rates

Public meeting this week for Alliant Energy’s proposed increase in its customer natural gas rates

MASON CITY – If you want to give some feedback to Alliant Energy before a natural gas rate increase takes effect, you can attend a public meeting in Mason City.…

Gov. Reynolds issues disaster proclamation for seven counties

Gov. Reynolds issues disaster proclamation for seven counties

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation Monday for seven counties in response to flooding and severe weather beginning June 7 and continuing. The governor’s proclamation allows…

Alliant Energy warns of increase of scams

Alliant Energy warns of increase of scams

CEDAR RAPIDS – Alliant Energy, which serves most of the North Iowa area’s energy needs, is  warning of an increase of scams and offered tips to protect yourself. Alliant Energy says…

More than thirty people in Iowa charged with federal gun law violations

More than thirty people in Iowa charged with federal gun law violations

CEDAR RAPIDS – Law enforcement agencies across the state continue to make Iowa safer by addressing the problem of gun crime and violence. United States Attorney Peter E. Deegan, Jr.…

Disorderly behavior leads to arrest of Minnesota woman in Northwood

Disorderly behavior leads to arrest of Minnesota woman in Northwood

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Worth county sheriff seeks clues after alleged robbery by armed black males

Worth county sheriff seeks clues after alleged robbery by armed black males

MANLY – An armed robbery in Manly has prompted an investigation by the Worth County Sheriff’s office. On Thursday June 7, 2018 at 5:23 PM, the Worth County Sheriff’s Office…

Local food bank raising money for milk

MASON CITY – An anonymous family  is teaming up with the Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank to raise money for milk. This family will do a matching donation of up to a total…

Humane Society of North Iowa to host Bark at the Beach event

Humane Society of North Iowa to host Bark at the Beach event

MASON CITY – The Humane Society of North Iowa is hosting its Bark at the Beach fundraiser on Saturday, June 16th from noon-3:00. The event is being held at the…

Iowa to face Oregon in college basketball tournament

Iowa to face Oregon in college basketball tournament

IOWA CITY – The schedule has been finalized for the men’s basketball 2018 2K Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project, which highlights Iowa, Oregon, Syracuse, and Connecticut. The Hawkeyes will challenge…

Settle in After a Move Abroad in Five Easy Steps

When we are young and single, moving abroad is simple. You only need to pack a bag and head out there into the world. Join groups, be friendly, and try…

Transgender people must be afforded care under Medicaid, judge rules

Transgender people must be afforded care under Medicaid, judge rules

DES MOINES – Transgender people must be afforded care under Medicaid, an Iowa judge has ruled. According to the Iowa ACLU, Carol Ann Beal and EerieAnna Good has sued to…

Lt. Governor Gregg to attend meeting in Clear Lake

Lt. Governor Gregg to attend meeting in Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE – Lt. Governor Adam Gregg will be in Clear Lake this week to attend an economic development meeting. Gregg will arrive in Clear Lake on Thursday, June 14,…

Blodgett Opinion: Will Hubbell vs. Reynolds produce a photo finish?

Blodgett Opinion: Will Hubbell vs. Reynolds produce a photo finish?

Few political positions offer as much job security as Iowa’s governorship, especially if the incumbent is a Republican. No sitting GOP governor has lost since 1962. In 2010, Chet Culver…

Evacuations in Mason City due to flooding

Evacuations in Mason City due to flooding

MASON CITY – People were forced from their homes this morning in Mason City as heavy rains pummeled the community. Mason City police say that due to flooding that occurred…

Waterloo man arrested after string of burglaries in Oelwein

Waterloo man arrested after string of burglaries in Oelwein

OELWEIN – A Waterloo ma n is behind bars, accused of a string of burglaries in Oelwein, police say. The Oelwein Police Department has made an arrest in connection to…

New Hartford man charged with harboring endangered species

New Hartford man charged with harboring endangered species

NEW HARTFORD, IOWA – A New Hartford man has been charged with harboring an endangered species – an exotic rattle snake. On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at approximately 5:50 PM,…

Fort Dodge man pleads guilty to meth and firearm offenses

Fort Dodge man pleads guilty to meth and firearm offenses

SIOUX CITY – A man who had pistol in his waistband while seeking to distribute meth pled guilty June 6, 2018, in federal court in Sioux City. Carl Douglas Lambert, Jr.…

Police and federal authorities to team up to stop violent crime in Waterloo

Police and federal authorities to team up to stop violent crime in Waterloo

WATERLOO – United States Attorney Peter E. Deegan, Jr, Waterloo Police Chief Daniel Trelka, and other community partners this week announced a new initiative to enhance efforts to combat violent…

City of Mason City expense report, June 7, 2018

City of Mason City expense report, June 7, 2018

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 6/7/2018 Payee Description Amount —————————————— —————— ACCENT CEILINGS INC BUILDING IMPROVEMENTS 15,021.00 ADAMS SHARPENINGM/E SUPPLIES 18.00 ALLIANT UTILITIES-IPC GAS & ELECTRICITY 1,333.65 ANDERSON, KAREN…

Iowa fishing report for June 7

Iowa fishing report for June 7

CLEAR LAKE – The following is the latest fishing report for Iowa from the Department of Natural Resources. NORTHWEST Arrowhead Lake Bluegill – Fair: The bluegill spawn is later than…

Mason City library closed due to “extensive damage” from flooding

Mason City library closed due to “extensive damage” from flooding

MASON CITY – There is a flash flood warning in Cerro Gordo county at this time, and the Mason City Library has become the latest casualty due to the heavy…

Lime Creek Nature Center Day Camps have openings for children

Lime Creek Nature Center Day Camps have openings for children

MASON CITY – There are still openings for several Lime Creek Nature Center Day Camps scheduled for this summer. “Those Amazing Animals” will be held from 9 – 11:30 a.m.…

Death of infant investigated in Estherville

Death of infant investigated in Estherville

ESTHERVILLE – The death of an 11-month-old child is under investigation in Estherville, Iowa. On June 4, 2018 at approximately 2:48 PM, 11-month-old Jasmine Rodriguez Sebastian was taken to Avera…

Iowa Sheriff: Grassley Right on Criminal Justice Reform

Iowa Sheriff: Grassley Right on Criminal Justice Reform

In an op-ed in the Des Moines Register, Story County, Iowa, Sheriff Paul Fitzgerald expressed support for the bipartisan Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act authored by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman…

Waldorf University announces Dean’s List for Spring 2018 semester

Waldorf University announces Dean’s List for Spring 2018 semester

FOREST CITY, IOWA –Waldorf University is pleased to recognize students that have achieved the Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester. To achieve the Dean’s List, students must be full-time,…

Clear Lake school janitor to be sentenced in bathroom hidden camera case

Clear Lake school janitor to be sentenced in bathroom hidden camera case

CLEAR LAKE – A Mason City man who worked in Clear Lake as a school janitor and is accused of installing a hidden camera in a bathroom is now awaiting…

Iowa woman sentenced for dealing 20 lbs. of meth

Iowa woman sentenced for dealing 20 lbs. of meth

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa woman who distributed approximately 20 pounds of methamphetamine was sentenced on May 29, 2018, to more than 5 years in federal prison. Angela Kaye Olson,…

Possession of firearms and methamphetamine leads to more than 22 years in prison for Iowa man

Possession of firearms and methamphetamine leads to more than 22 years in prison for Iowa man

CEDAR RPIDS – An Iowa man who was found lying in a field in the possession of a loaded handgun and over 500 grams of ice methamphetamine was sentenced today…

Gov. Reynolds appoints Sarah Crane and Scott Beattie as district court judges

Gov. Reynolds appoints Sarah Crane and Scott Beattie as district court judges

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds appointed Sarah Crane and Scott Beattie as district court judges in Judicial District 5C. Crane will fill the judicial seat formerly held by Judge…

4 Ways Learning Magic Helps Your Child

4 Ways Learning Magic Helps Your Child

Encouraging your children into learning performing arts can prove to be beneficial for them, especially if you consider introducing them to magic as an option. Magic is a fantastic way…

New resources to be dedicated to protect security of Iowa’s elections

New resources to be dedicated to protect security of Iowa’s elections

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate, in partnership with the Iowa Office of the Chief Information Officer and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, announces the dedication…

Secretary Pate reveals Finkenauer for Congress campaign was source of erroneous text messages to voters

Secretary Pate reveals Finkenauer for Congress campaign was source of erroneous text messages to voters

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announces that the source of text messages sent to Iowa voters with incorrect polling place information was the Abby Finkenauer for…

Cerro Gordo county expense report, May 29, 2018

Cerro Gordo county expense report, May 29, 2018

Cerro Gordo county expense report, May 29, 2018: Download the PDF file .…

OBIT: Dorothy “Dottie” Lucille Littauer, 96, of Charles City

OBIT: Dorothy “Dottie” Lucille Littauer, 96, of Charles City

Dorothy “Dottie” Lucille Littauer, 96, of Charles City, passed away Monday, June 4, 2018 at the 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City surrounded by her loving family. A…

OBIT: Robert “Bob” Schmidt of Charles City

OBIT: Robert “Bob” Schmidt of Charles City

Robert “Bob” Schmidt passed away on June 5, 2018 at the age of 96. A funeral service for Bob Schmidt will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 11,…

Identity theft spree by Cuban Nationals – which included crime at Mason City Walmart – leads to three years in prison for each

Identity theft spree by Cuban Nationals – which included crime at Mason City Walmart – leads to three years in prison for each

CEDAR RAPIDS – The third of three Cuban nationals who traveled across sixteen Iowa counties in 2017 and used at least fifty-four stolen identities and card numbers to make fraudulent…

Mason City man suspected of killing grandparents enters guilty plea

Mason City man suspected of killing grandparents enters guilty plea

MASON CITY –  A Mason City man accused of the double-murder of his grandparents has entered a guilty plea. At approximately 7:43 AM on November 7, 2017, the Mason City…

 Lake Mills brewery named business of the month

 Lake Mills brewery named business of the month

LAKE MILLS – The North Iowa Area Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and NIACC Pappajohn Center announced that 5 Alarm Brewing has been awarded Business of the Month for May 2018…

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