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Iowa has second lowest unemployment rate in nation for second consecutive month

Iowa has second lowest unemployment rate in nation for second consecutive month

DES MOINES – For the second consecutive month, Iowa has the second lowest unemployment rate in the nation, according to new numbers released by Iowa Workforce Development Friday. Iowa’s unemployment…

Former Kossuth county farmer sent to prison for lying to bank to secure a farm loan and credit

Former Kossuth county farmer sent to prison for lying to bank to secure a farm loan and credit

CEDAR RAPIDS – A former farmer who lied to his bank about how much land he was farming and how much crop he had in storage in order to secure…

City of Mason City expense report, Sept. 20, 2018

City of Mason City expense report, Sept. 20, 2018

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 9/20/2018 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ———— 1ST INSURANCE FEE PROGRAMS 421.17 ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL CAMPGROUND SUPPLIES 432.01 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE 132.62 ANDERSON,…

Gov. Reynolds issues disaster proclamation for a number of North Iowa counties

Gov. Reynolds issues disaster proclamation for a number of North Iowa counties

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation Friday for Cherokee, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Franklin, Hancock, Humboldt, Kossuth, O’Brien, Palo Alto, Sioux, Winnebago, Worth and Wright counties in…

Mexican man living in Britt sentenced to prison for document fraud

Mexican man living in Britt sentenced to prison for document fraud

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mexican man who used a fraudulent identification document to obtain a job was sentenced today to almost four months in federal prison. Jose Castaneda-Rivera, age 49,…

More than $370,000 awarded to Meskwaki Tribe in Iowa to serve crime victims

More than $370,000 awarded to Meskwaki Tribe in Iowa to serve crime victims

WASHINGTON – United States Attorney Peter E. Deegan, Jr. joined the Department of Justice today in announcing more than $113 million in grant awards to improve public safety, serve victims…

Clear Lake man with violent past to serve over 3 years for gun possession

Clear Lake man with violent past to serve over 3 years for gun possession

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who possessed a gun after multiple prior felony and domestic abuse convictions was sentenced today to more than 3 years in federal prison. Nicholas Freitag,…

Senator Ragan says mental health improvements need funding

Senator Ragan says mental health improvements need funding

The following is a legislative update/column from Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City: Tragedies have become all too common when Iowans can’t get the mental health care they need. Unfortunately,…

OBIT: Neva Martin, 99, of Charles Cit

OBIT: Neva Martin, 99, of Charles Cit

Neva Martin, 99, of Charles City, passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at the 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. A funeral Mass for Neva Martin will be…