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Mason City administrator says “path forward for” River City Renaissance “is becoming clear” and hotel developer could be selected soon

Mason City administrator says “path forward for” River City Renaissance “is becoming clear” and hotel developer could be selected soon

MASON CITY – Good news was released today for fans of Mason City’s downtown “Renaissance” project, as City Administrator Aaron Burnett says the “path forward” for the game-changing project is…

Illegal alien from Guatemala sent to prison for illegally reentering U.S.; caught drunk driving twice

Illegal alien from Guatemala sent to prison for illegally reentering U.S.; caught drunk driving twice

SIOUX CITY – A man who entered the United States illegally from Guatemala was sentenced on November 13, 2018, to 10 months’ in prison. Elmer Martinez-Niz, age 24, from Guatemala,…

Alliant says “energy” is among least expensive ingredients for the holiday meal

Alliant says “energy” is among least expensive ingredients for the holiday meal

CEDAR RAPIDS – This Thanksgiving, cooks across Iowa will all use one universal ingredient – energy. When compared to all the other ingredients for the big holiday meal, energy is…

New artwork to the collection on display at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum

New artwork to the collection on display at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum

MASON CITY – The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new artwork by contemporary ceramic artist Peter Pincus. The piece was purchase with…

Iowa State’s Hakeem Butler is a Tyler Rose Earl Campbell Award

Iowa State’s Hakeem Butler is a Tyler Rose Earl Campbell Award

TYLER, Texas – Iowa State junior wide receiver Hakeem Butler is one of 13 finalists for the Tyler Rose Earl Campbell Award. The award is named after the 1977 Heisman…

City of Mason City expense report, Nov. 15, 2018

City of Mason City expense report, Nov. 15, 2018

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 11/15/2018 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ——————– ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL BUILDING REPAIRS AND MAINTEN 1,060.26 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC COPY CHARGE 172.00 AHLERS AND COONEY PC…

Iowa defeats UConn 91-71 to win 2K Empire Classic in New York

Iowa defeats UConn 91-71 to win 2K Empire Classic in New York

NEW YORK – The Iowa men’s basketball team defeated the UConn Huskies 91 to 72 to claim the 2018 2K Empire Classic in New York Friday night. Iowa jumped out…

NIACC men’s basketball win at Southeastern

NIACC men’s basketball win at Southeastern

BURLINGTON – The NIACC men’s basketball team topped Southeastern 94-86 in a nonconference contest Friday night. Orrington Hamilton hit a 3-point goal with four minutes, 30 seconds to go to…

OBIT: Alyce Hocking, 83, of Floyd

OBIT: Alyce Hocking, 83, of Floyd

Alyce Hocking, 83, of Floyd, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. A funeral service for Alyce Hocking will be held at 10:30…

DeSanto, Murin Debut with Pins to Lead Iowa Over Princeton

DeSanto, Murin Debut with Pins to Lead Iowa Over Princeton

IOWA CITY – Austin DeSanto and Max Murin introduced themselves to the Carver-Hawkeye Arena crowd with a pair pins Friday to lead the third-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team to a…