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Girls basketball: Mason City downs Waverly Shell Rock, 70-43

Girls basketball: Mason City downs Waverly Shell Rock, 70-43

MASON CITY – The #3 ranked Mason City girls basketball team beat #12 ranked Waverly Shell Rock Tuesday night, 70-43.…

ASPCA begins placing dogs seized from Worth county puppy mill with shelters in the Midwest Region

ASPCA begins placing dogs seized from Worth county puppy mill with shelters in the Midwest Region

NORTHWOOD — At the request of the Worth County Sheriff’s Office, the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) announces that it has begun placing a select group…

Mason City to bring back Gatehouse to build hotel

Mason City to bring back Gatehouse to build hotel

MASON CITY – America is the land of second chances, and nowhere is that monicker more firmly displayed than Mason City, Iowa, where the City Council will consider giving Gatehouse…

OBIT: Andrew “Andy” Aird, 60, of Charles City

OBIT: Andrew “Andy” Aird, 60, of Charles City

Andrew “Andy” Aird, 60, of Charles City, passed away Monday, November 19, 2018 at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City. A funeral service for Andy Aird will be…

Obituary for Doris E. Mulert

Obituary for Doris E. Mulert

Doris E. Mulert, 95, of Mason City, passed away Monday, November 19, 2018 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. Mass of Christian Burial will be held…

Mason City’s MacNider Museum receives $50,000 gift from late Margaret MacNider

Mason City’s MacNider Museum receives $50,000 gift from late Margaret MacNider

MASON CITY – The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum Foundation gratefully acknowledges the generous gift of $50,000 from Margaret MacNider, who died on September 19, 2018. In addition to this…

Iowa couple sentenced to prison for selling heroin laced with fentanyl

Iowa couple sentenced to prison for selling heroin laced with fentanyl

CEDAR RAPIDS – A married Iowa couple who worked together to sell heroin on a daily basis were each sentenced on November 19, 2018, to federal prison terms. Dino Harrington,…

Statement from President Donald J. Trump on Standing with Saudi Arabia

Statement from President Donald J. Trump on Standing with Saudi Arabia

The following is a statement released by the White House and President Donald Trump on November 20, 2018, regarding America’s relationship with Saudi Arabia: America First! The world is a…

Opinion: Kushner and Philipson: “Criminal Justice Reform: We Can Improve Expensive, Ineffective System by Lowering Recidivism”

Opinion: Kushner and Philipson: “Criminal Justice Reform: We Can Improve Expensive, Ineffective System by Lowering Recidivism”

“The costs of criminal activity are unacceptably high, but the reforms supported by the president promise to reduce costs and cut down on recidivism.” Criminal Justice reform: We can improve…

Democrats Warren, Speier and O’Rourke question Defense Secretary Mattis on deployment of military personnel to border

Democrats Warren, Speier and O’Rourke question Defense Secretary Mattis on deployment of military personnel to border

WASHINGTON, DC – Some top Democratic politicians are concerned by a report that claims deployment of over 5,000 soldiers to the U.S.-Mexican border is an “Expensive Waste of Time…and Morale…

Iowa’s 2018 pheasant season off to a good start

Iowa’s 2018 pheasant season off to a good start

RURAL IOWA – Three weeks into the pheasant season and hunters are finding success similar to the August roadside survey forecast – good hunting in central and north central Iowa;…

Iowa’s 2018 shotgun deer season quickly approaching

Iowa’s 2018 shotgun deer season quickly approaching

RURAL IOWA – The return of seasonal cold weather is getting deer more active just in time for the shotgun deer seasons. Hunters wanting to extend their deer hunting can…

Illegal alien busted in Iowa trying to use fake ID to register car

Illegal alien busted in Iowa trying to use fake ID to register car

CEDAR RAPIDS – An illegal alien who used another person’s Social Security number to get a job and later tried to register a car with the fake ID was sentenced…

Iowa law enforcement officers honored for commitment to drug abuse prevention

Iowa law enforcement officers honored for commitment to drug abuse prevention

DES MOINES – Three law enforcement officers from Iowa are being honored by the United States Attorney’s Offices for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa and the Drug Enforcement…

Iowa man accused of murdering his grandma

Iowa man accused of murdering his grandma

DES MOINES – An Iowa man is accused of murdering his grandma, investigators say. On June 26, 2018, co-workers of Cheryl Stowe contacted the Monona County Sheriff’s Office and requested…