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OBIT: Lois M. McIntyre

OBIT: Lois M. McIntyre

Lois M. McIntyre, 103, of Mason City passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Friday, November…

OBIT: Hazel L. Darg

OBIT: Hazel L. Darg

Hazel L. Darg, 92, of Rockwell passed away Sunday, November 25, 2018 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. A memorial service will be held at 6:30…

OBIT: Elizabeth “Betty” Morse

OBIT: Elizabeth “Betty” Morse

Elizabeth “Betty” (Coe) Morse passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at the age of 100, at the IOOF Home in Mason City, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at…

Iowa’s Kaleb Young named B1G Wrestler of the Week

Iowa’s Kaleb Young named B1G Wrestler of the Week

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa sophomore Kaleb Young has been named Big Ten Conference Wrestler of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday. Young, ranked No. 13 at 157…

Iowa’s Hooker named the Tatum-Woodson Big Ten Defensive Back of the Year

Iowa’s Hooker named the Tatum-Woodson Big Ten Defensive Back of the Year

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior defensive back Amani Hooker has been named the Tatum-Woodson Big Ten Defensive Back of the Year and sophomore wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette has…

OBIT: Jack Goodale

OBIT: Jack Goodale

Jack Dean Goodale, age 65, of Stacyville, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, November 26, 2018, at Mitchell County Regional Health Center Emergency Room in Osage. Funeral services will be held…

GM to lay off upwards of 14,000 workers; President Trump threatens punishment

GM to lay off upwards of 14,000 workers; President Trump threatens punishment

DETROIT – General Motors said today it would close 5 production plants and shed nearly 14,000 workers to “accelerate its transformation” and in response, President Donald Trump promised punishment. Tuesday,…

Iowa DNR warns citizens to stay safe as lakes freeze over

Iowa DNR warns citizens to stay safe as lakes freeze over

CLEAR LAKE – The recent blast of arctic air is growing ice on lakes and ponds over much of Iowa. Anglers are starting to get out for the popular early…

NIACC’s Buford selected as ICCAC Player of the Week

NIACC’s Buford selected as ICCAC Player of the Week

MASON CITY – NIACC freshman Jada Buford was selected as the ICCAC women’s basketball player of the week for the week of Nov. 19-26. It is the second time this…

Iowa’s Auditor says state saved $126 million after privatizing Medicaid

Iowa’s Auditor says state saved $126 million after privatizing Medicaid

DES MOINES – State Auditor Mary Mosiman on Monday released a report on a review of Medicaid savings estimates as a result of the Iowa Department of Human Services (Department)…

Iowa’s Nelson named Big Ten Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Week

Iowa’s Nelson named Big Ten Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Week

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior defensive end Anthony Nelson has been named Big Ten Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Week following Iowa’s 31-28 win over Nebraska in the…

Charles City woman hospitalized after car crash Monday

Charles City woman hospitalized after car crash Monday

BREMER COUNTY – A Charles City woman was injured in an auto crash Monday in Bremer county. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident took place Monday, November 26…

Convicted Iowa felons sent to prison after caught with guns in Waterloo

Convicted Iowa felons sent to prison after caught with guns in Waterloo

CEDAR RAPIDS – Two dangerous, convicted Iowa felons who each possessed a gun were sentenced on November 26, 2018, to nearly six years apiece in federal prison. Tereall Deshawn Green,…

Iowa State Patrol claims busy Holiday weekend

Iowa State Patrol claims busy Holiday weekend

DES MOINES – The Iowa State Patrol said they responded to dozens of auto crashes Sunday during a one-day blizzard that hit the state. The Iowa State Patrol covered 93…

City of Mason City expense report, Nov. 21, 2018

City of Mason City expense report, Nov. 21, 2018

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 11/21/2018 Payee Description Amount —————————————— 1ST INSURANCE AUTO INSURANCE FT & EC 164.84 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE 83.56 ALL STAR PEST CONTROL BUILDING…

Alleged bum checks written by Southbridge Mall owner for late taxes revives lawsuit from county

Alleged bum checks written by Southbridge Mall owner for late taxes revives lawsuit from county

MASON CITY – The owner of Southbridge Mall allegedly wrote a number of bad checks to cover his overdue tax fees, prompting Cerro Gordo county to renew a lawsuit. On…