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Diabetes Prevention Program to begin July 18 in Cerro Gordo county

Diabetes Prevention Program to begin July 18 in Cerro Gordo county

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health and the Mason City Family YMCA, with support from Mercy Medical Center North Iowa, are offering a program to…

Waterloo marijuana dealer sentenced to prison for possessing sawed-off shotgun

Waterloo marijuana dealer sentenced to prison for possessing sawed-off shotgun

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo man who illegally possessed a sawed-off shotgun was sentenced on May 31, 2018, to more than two years in federal prison. Traeves Dashonn Bowers, age…

Iowa man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography

Iowa man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who possessed child pornography pled guilty yesterday in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Austin Marek, age 22, from Anamosa, Iowa, was convicted of one count…

Barn destroyed in fire Monday near Northwood (photos)

Barn destroyed in fire Monday near Northwood (photos)

RURAL WORTH COUNTY – A barn fire caused serious damage Monday evening near Northwood. Around 6:10 PM Monday evening, an emergency call was made by the owner of a barn…

Mason City tries to get it right this time with hiring of fire chief

Mason City tries to get it right this time with hiring of fire chief

MASON CITY – The last time the Mason City council hired a fire chief, it was more or less a disaster, and now they are trying to get it right…

5 Unique Businesses to join if you are a Creative Person 

In the recent times, there are a number of job opportunities in several fields. This leaves job seekers with a huge number of job options to select from. This is…

Winnebago acquires boat builder to diversify portfolio and become “premier outdoor lifestyle company”

Winnebago acquires boat builder to diversify portfolio and become “premier outdoor lifestyle company”

FOREST CITY – Winnebago Industries, Inc., a leading outdoor lifestyle product manufacturer, today announced that it has acquired Chris-Craft, an iconic recreational boat builder, from Stellican Ltd., which has owned Chris-Craft…

Northern Iowa man charged after alleged jail cell vandalism spree

Northern Iowa man charged after alleged jail cell vandalism spree

DECORAH, IOWA – A Northern Iowa man faces charges after an alleged jail cell vandalism spree. The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office says that on the evening of June 4, 2018,…

President Trump plans to celebrate America instead of Super Bowl Champion Eagles

President Trump plans to celebrate America instead of Super Bowl Champion Eagles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Philadelphia Eagles told President Trump they wouldn’t be sending their full team for a White House visit, so he changed the event to a celebration of…

Suspect in custody in connection to vicious Northwood stabbing

Suspect in custody in connection to vicious Northwood stabbing

NORTHWOOD – A suspect is in custody in connection to a vicious Northwood stabbing that took place over the weekend. On June 02, 2018 at approximately 10:48 PM, the Worth…

Mason City man to prison for 10 years for child endangerment

Mason City man to prison for 10 years for child endangerment

MASON CITY – A Mason City man guilty of child endangerment will spend up to 10 years in prison. On June 22, 2017 at 9:39 PM, Mason City police officers…

Iowa State’s Lard enrolls in Wellness Center, leaves campus for summer

Iowa State’s Lard enrolls in Wellness Center, leaves campus for summer

AMES – Iowa State men’s basketball player Cameron Lard is currently enrolled at a wellness center dedicated to helping individuals build a balanced and structured lifestyle. Coach Steve Prohm and…

NIACC’s Williamson expected to go early in MLB Draft

NIACC’s Williamson expected to go early in MLB Draft

MASON CITY – NIACC’s Brandon Williamson claims that he’s not nervous for the upcoming Major League Baseball draft. Williamson, a left-handed pitcher, is ranked No. 90 on MLB.com’s Top 200…

Criminals take note: On 500th day of Trump Administration, 311 new Assistant United States Attorney Positions announced

Criminals take note: On 500th day of Trump Administration, 311 new Assistant United States Attorney Positions announced

CEDAR RAPIDS – On the 500th day of the Trump Administration, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Iowa Peter E. Deegan, Jr. announced that…

Graham Wood Doors in Mason City sold by Assa Abloy to Masonite

Graham Wood Doors in Mason City sold by Assa Abloy to Masonite

MASON CITY – ASSA ABLOY has sold its Wood Door business – with a plant in Mason City – to Masonite. The ASSA ABLOY Wood Door business consists of two…

One person stabbed multiple times Saturday night in Northwood

One person stabbed multiple times Saturday night in Northwood

NORTHWOOD – A stabbing incident Saturday night in Northwood sent one person to the hospital and law enforcement searching for a culprit. On June 2, 2018 at approximately 10:48 PM,…

OBIT: Betty Hovey, 89, of Charles City

OBIT: Betty Hovey, 89, of Charles City

Betty Hovey, 89, of Charles City, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018 at the 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. A funeral Mass for Betty Hovey will be…

LGBTQ pride to be celebrated in Mason City and across Iowa

LGBTQ pride to be celebrated in Mason City and across Iowa

MASON CITY – June 1 marked the beginning of LGBTQ Pride Month, and a family-friendly event is planned in Mason City later this summer to celebrate and bring awareness. LGBTQ…

New record high number of voters registered before a primary election, official says

New record high number of voters registered before a primary election, official says

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate releases new data showing that Iowa has more active registered voters than before any June primary in Iowa history. There are…

Iowa’s six-week abortion ban temporarily put on hold

Iowa’s six-week abortion ban temporarily put on hold

DES MOINES – Iowa’s six-week abortion ban has been temporarily put on hold after a judge signed an injunction. The Iowa Legislature and Governor Kim Reynolds signed the “Heartbeat Bill”…

Iowa Attorneys General opposes rolling back protections for nursing home residents

Iowa Attorneys General opposes rolling back protections for nursing home residents

DES MOINES – Attorney General Tom Miller has joined a coalition of 17 attorneys general in condemning federal actions that would delay the enforcement of protections for Medicare and Medicaid…

Iowa Wrestling team gets new strength and conditioning coach

Iowa Wrestling team gets new strength and conditioning coach

IOWA CITY – Former University of Iowa student-athlete Alex Kanellis has been named strength and conditioning coach of the Hawkeye wrestling program, Iowa head coach Tom Brands announced Thursday. Kanellis…

Mexican man sent to prison for coming back to U.S. to live in Northern Iowa following prior deportation

Mexican man sent to prison for coming back to U.S. to live in Northern Iowa following prior deportation

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mexican man has been sent to prison for illegally re-entering the U.S. to live in Northern Iowa following a prior deportation. Previously deported following conviction for…

Door-to-door property inspections announced by assessor’s office in Floyd county

Door-to-door property inspections announced by assessor’s office in Floyd county

FLOYD COUNTY – Assessed property values will change as the Floyd county assessor’s office has announced door-to-door inspections of all properties are set to begin this month. The Floyd County…

Northern Iowa man nabbed after alleged attempted sexual assault

Northern Iowa man nabbed after alleged attempted sexual assault

ESTHERVILLE – A woman reported to police that a man tried to sexually assault her, leading cops to nab a culprit who had some meth with him. On May 24,…

Northern Iowa motorcyclist loses life in collision

Northern Iowa motorcyclist loses life in collision

DICKINSON COUNTY – A Northern Iowa motorcyclist lost his life in a collision late Friday night in Dickinson county. On June 1, 2018 at around 11:16pm the DCSO received a call…

Iowa men who used forklift to steal an ATM from Credit Union sent to prison

Iowa men who used forklift to steal an ATM from Credit Union sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – Two Iowa men who burglarized and stole from multiple Waterloo businesses were sentenced on May 30 and May 31, 2017, to several years in federal prison. John…

Jake Ketzner departing as Reynolds-Gregg chief of staff; Koopman takes over

Jake Ketzner departing as Reynolds-Gregg chief of staff; Koopman takes over

DES MOINES – Jake Ketzner, longtime aide and current chief of staff to Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, announced Friday he will depart the governor’s office on…

City of Mason City expense report, May 31, 2018

City of Mason City expense report, May 31, 2018

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 5/31/2018 Payee Description Amount —————————————— —————— ACCO OTHER SUPPLIES 1,890.50 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE 452.71 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC OTHER SUPPLIES 304.00 AFFORDABLE TOWING…

Iowa State Football: TV/Kickoff times set for first three games

Iowa State Football: TV/Kickoff times set for first three games

AMES – The 2018 Iowa State football season is right around the corner and the ISU Athletics Department has confirmed television and kickoff times for the first three games of…

Mason City school district announces new hires and resignations

Mason City school district announces new hires and resignations

MASON CITY – The Mason City school district announced new hires and some resignations, subject to board approval on Monday, June 4. In a memo from Tom Drzycimski, HR Director,…

Iowa bank robbed, police search for culprit

Iowa bank robbed, police search for culprit

DES MOINES – An Iowa bank was robbed Friday afternoon, and the culprit remains at large. On June 1st, 2018, at approximately 1:13 p.m. the Pilot Grove Saving Bank in…

Gov. Reynolds takes action on 12 bills, completes 2018 legislative action

Gov. Reynolds takes action on 12 bills, completes 2018 legislative action

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds took action on 12 bills Friday, completing action on bills resulting from the 2018 legislative session. The action comes before the deadline of June…

Rep. Upmeyer touts “Generational tax reform” for Iowa families and small businesses

Rep. Upmeyer touts “Generational tax reform” for Iowa families and small businesses

The following is a Legislative update from ep. Linda Upmeyer of Clear Lake – Happy summer! In Iowa it never seems like we get to enjoy spring or fall for…

Threatening to blow-up an apartment with people inside sends Waterloo man to federal prison for two years

Threatening to blow-up an apartment with people inside sends Waterloo man to federal prison for two years

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend and blow up her home and car was sentenced on May 31, 2018, to two years in federal prison.…

Driscoll set to lead both NIACC soccer programs

Driscoll set to lead both NIACC soccer programs

By KIRK HARDCASTLE NIACC sports information director MASON CITY – Last season, Leo Driscoll was in his first season as the NIACC women’s soccer coach. He took over a program…

Serial Northern Iowa burglar sentenced to prison for illegally possessing firearm

Serial Northern Iowa burglar sentenced to prison for illegally possessing firearm

CEDAR RAPIDS – A convicted Northern Iowa felon who stole a firearm during a burglary of a truck and trailer repair shop was sentenced May 30, 2018 to more than…

Iowa news update from Democrats

Iowa news update from Democrats

The following is an update from Iowa Democrats: Free Dental Care for Veterans on June 9 A new program will help Veterans be able to receive free dental care on…

ICE arrests 156 criminal aliens and immigration violators during sweep of Chicago area

ICE arrests 156 criminal aliens and immigration violators during sweep of Chicago area

CHICAGO — Federal officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 156 criminal aliens and immigration violators in the Chicago metropolitan area during a…

Support the local food bank by shopping at Fareway in June

Support the local food bank by shopping at Fareway in June

MASON CITY – You can support our local food bank by shopping at Fareway in June. Fareway Store in Mason City will be helping customers support Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank…

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