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Man seriously hurt when struck by car in Mason City

Man seriously hurt when struck by car in Mason City

MASON CITY – A man was seriously injured while walking along a Mason City roadway Wednesday night. Mason City police say that on November 7, 2018 at 10:47 PM, the…

Three arrested after cops smell weed at Chickasaw county house

Three arrested after cops smell weed at Chickasaw county house

NEW HAMPTON – Three people – including two from Charles City – were arrested after police smelled the notorious odor of marijuana at a house while searching for a wanted…

Mason City man jailed after narcotics task force raids house

Mason City man jailed after narcotics task force raids house

MASON CITY – A Mason City man was arrested after the local narcotics task force raided a house. On November 7, 2018 at about 1700 hours, the Mason City Police…

Second federal conviction for possessing a gun and drugs nets Iowa felon over thirty years in prison

Second federal conviction for possessing a gun and drugs nets Iowa felon over thirty years in prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who tossed a loaded semi-automatic pistol and a bag of marijuana into a wooded area near the I-380 and Glass Road interchange in Cedar…

City of Mason City expense report, Nov. 8, 2018

City of Mason City expense report, Nov. 8, 2018

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 11/8/2018 Payee Description Amount —————————————— —————— ALL STAR PEST CONTROL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 210.00 ALLIANT UTILITIES-IPC GAS & ELECTRICITY 940.18 ARAMARK UNIFORM SERVICES M/E…

Iowa’s Jack Nunge will redshirt 2018-19 Season

Iowa’s Jack Nunge will redshirt 2018-19 Season

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa head men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery announced on Thursday that sophomore Jack Nunge plans to redshirt the 2018-19 season. The native of Newburgh, Indiana,…

OBIT: Lisa Thorson, 56, of Charles City

OBIT: Lisa Thorson, 56, of Charles City

Lisa Thorson, 56, of Charles City, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City surrounded by her loving family. A gathering of family…

Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff to honor Thousand Oaks mass shooting victims

Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff to honor Thousand Oaks mass shooting victims

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff effective immediately until sunset on Saturday, November 10, 2018, to honor the murdered and…

Iowa man sentenced to over eleven years in federal prison for possessing child pornography

Iowa man sentenced to over eleven years in federal prison for possessing child pornography

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who possessed child pornography was sentenced today to over eleven years in federal prison. Austin Marek, age 23, of Anamosa, Iowa, received the sentence…

NIACC’s Mandy Willems selected as the NJCAA Division II national player of the week

NIACC’s Mandy Willems selected as the NJCAA Division II national player of the week

MASON CITY – A day after earning the ICCAC women’s basketball player of the week award, NIACC’s Mandy Willems was selected as the NJCAA Division II national player of the…

Convicted robber flees Iowa work release center

Convicted robber flees Iowa work release center

DAVENPORT – Jason Anthony Ruplinger Jr., convicted of Robbery 2nd Degree and other crimes in Scott County, failed to report back to the Davenport Work Release Center as required last…

Worth county gets new Supervisor after Stone defeats Bartz

Worth county gets new Supervisor after Stone defeats Bartz

NORTHWOOD – Worth county has a new Supervisor after A.J. Stone defeated incumbent Merlin Bartz in Tuesday’s election. Republican Merlin Bartz was defeated by A.J. Stone 669-430 in the District…

Iowa PayPal Scam Prompts Security Fears

Recent news about an Iowa woman who fell victim to a PayPal scam, in which she was fleeced of $400 dollars, has prompted a fresh round of statements from officials…