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Two-vehicle accident Friday in rural Mason City hurts Northwood residents

Two-vehicle accident Friday in rural Mason City hurts Northwood residents

RURAL MASON CITY – A two-vehicle accident Friday in rural Mason City hurt two Northwood residents. The accident took place on July 6, 2018 at about 3:37 PM. Cerro Gordo…

Mason City’s new Fire Chief announced

Mason City’s new Fire Chief announced

MASON CITY – The City of Mason City is pleased to announce the selection of the next Mason City Fire Chief. City Administrator Aaron Burnett has recommended the promotion of…

Price gouging rules in effect for Iowa counties declared disaster areas

Price gouging rules in effect for Iowa counties declared disaster areas

DES MOINES – Iowans affected by recent flood damage should be wary of consumer scams and shady contractors who tend to solicit victims of natural disasters. Consumers should be watchful…

Iowa felon who assaulted and pistol-whipped his fiancée sentenced to 9 years in federal prison

Iowa felon who assaulted and pistol-whipped his fiancée sentenced to 9 years in federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who was previously convicted of felony domestic assault and who then assaulted his fiancée with a gun was sentenced June 28, 2018, to nine…

Top Iowa fishing spots for the week of July 5, 2018

Top Iowa fishing spots for the week of July 5, 2018

CLEAR LAKE – This weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys and county and state parks staff. For current information, contact the…

Gov. Reynolds issues statement on EPA Administrator Pruitt’s resignation

Gov. Reynolds issues statement on EPA Administrator Pruitt’s resignation

DES MOINES – Controversial Environmental Protection Agency Director Scott Pruitt has resigned, and Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds wants his replacement to promote renewable fuels. Thursday, President Donald J. Tump tweeted…

Man who abused toddler crashes car in Worth county, disappears from scene, is arrested

Man who abused toddler crashes car in Worth county, disappears from scene, is arrested

WORTH COUNTY – A man who was convicted of abusing a toddler crashed his car in Worth county, disappeared from scene, and then was arrested when he reappeared driving by…

House in rural Worth county burns for total loss Thursday morning (photos)

House in rural Worth county burns for total loss Thursday morning (photos)

RURAL FERTILE, IOWA – A house in rural Worth county burned Thursday morning, causing what appeared to be a total loss of the structure. Around 9:30 AM Thursday morning, July…

Iowa authorities claim texting while driving tickets soar

Iowa authorities claim texting while driving tickets soar

DES MOINES – The Iowa State Patrol has issued 6 times more citations for texting while driving in the past year, after a new law allows law enforcement officers to…