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Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff to honor fallen Marine

Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff to honor fallen Marine

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa to fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, September 27, 2018, to honor a fallen U.S. Marine.…

Mason City man killed in crash Tuesday

Mason City man killed in crash Tuesday

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was killed in an auto crash Tuesday in a residential neighborhood. On September 24th 2018 at approximately 8:31 AM there was a single motor…

Annual Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery History Walk set for October 6

Annual Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery History Walk set for October 6

MASON CITY – Voices from the past and perhaps a spirit or two will come alive at the Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery History Walk on October 6.  Six people will be portrayed…

Lead Hazard Control Program to host evening informational meeting

Lead Hazard Control Program to host evening informational meeting

MASON CITY — The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health’s Lead Hazard Control Program is hosting an informational home owners meeting for community members to stop by anytime on…

OBIT: Burton “Buzz” Peterson, 81, of Charles City

OBIT: Burton “Buzz” Peterson, 81, of Charles City

Burton “Buzz” Peterson, 81, of Charles City, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2018 at the 11th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. A memorial service for Buzz will be…

DNR investigates manure spill near Eagle Grove

DNR investigates manure spill near Eagle Grove

EAGLE GROVE — Monday, DNR staff from Mason City investigated a manure spill about four miles southwest of Eagle Grove in Wright County. Overnight Sunday, manure from a hog confinement…

Iowa budget closes with higher-than-expected revenue, $127 million surplus

Iowa budget closes with higher-than-expected revenue, $127 million surplus

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Tuesday the State of Iowa will end Fiscal Year 2018 with an estimated balance of $127.3 million in its general fund. That’s $95.6…

Mason City search warrant leads to discovery of firearms, cash and a large amount of meth; one arrested

Mason City search warrant leads to discovery of firearms, cash and a large amount of meth; one arrested

MASON CITY – A Mason City search warrant lead police to the discovery of firearms, cash and a large amount of meth and one man was arrested. On September 24,…

Former Sioux City council member charged with environmental crimes

Former Sioux City council member charged with environmental crimes

SIOUX CITY – Aaron Rochester, 44, from Sioux City, Iowa, has been charged with one count of unlawful storage of hazardous waste and one charge of transportation of hazardous waste.­…