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OBIT: Doris A. Sonberg

OBIT: Doris A. Sonberg

Doris A. Sonberg, age 90, of Osage, died Saturday, November 24, 2018, at the Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community in Waverly. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, November…

Depth on display as Iowa tops Purdue in Big Ten Wrestling opener

Depth on display as Iowa tops Purdue in Big Ten Wrestling opener

IOWA CITY – Senior Mitch Bowman led off with an upset and the No. 3 University of Iowa wrestling team strung together five straight wins in the middle of its…

Mary E. McCollum

Mary E. McCollum, 57, of Mason City passed away Friday, November 23, 2018 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City after a short battle with cancer. She…

Iowa State women’s basketball team sign two new players

Iowa State women’s basketball team sign two new players

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State women’s basketball program and head coach Bill Fennelly announced Wednesday that two prep standouts have signed their letters of intent, completing the Cyclones 2019…

Iowa State men’s basketball team hosts Omaha on Monday

Iowa State men’s basketball team hosts Omaha on Monday

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State is back at Hilton Coliseum Monday evening to host Omaha in another nonconference contest. The Matchup: Iowa State (5-1, 0-0 Big 12) vs. Omaha (3-3,…

Man charged with terrorism after firing gun at least four times at car in Mason City today

Man charged with terrorism after firing gun at least four times at car in Mason City today

MASON CITY – A man is behind bars and charged with terrorism after firing a handgun at least four times at car in Mason City earlier in the day. On…

Obit for JoAnne Byrnes

Obit for JoAnne Byrnes

JoAnne Byrnes, age 90, of New Haven, died Saturday, November 24, 2018, at the Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m.,…

Healthy Living Clinic & Blood Pressure Clinic schedule (formerly Senior Health Clinic) in Cerro Gordo county

Healthy Living Clinic & Blood Pressure Clinic schedule (formerly Senior Health Clinic) in Cerro Gordo county

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Heath offers Healthy Living Clinics to county residents age 55 and older.  There is no charge. However, contributions are encouraged…

North Iowa Symphony Orchestra to present Fall Concert

North Iowa Symphony Orchestra to present Fall Concert

MASON CITY – The North Iowa Symphony Orchestra (NISO) continues its long tradition of service to the musical life of North Iowa with a Fall Concert on Tuesday, November 27…

Scott and Susan Moorman of Moorman Clothiers recognized as NIACC Pappajohn Center November Entrepreneurs of the Month

Scott and Susan Moorman of Moorman Clothiers recognized as NIACC Pappajohn Center November Entrepreneurs of the Month

MASON CITY – The North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and the North Iowa Area Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are proud to announce Scott and…

Cyclones ink three for men’s basketball team during signing period

Cyclones ink three for men’s basketball team during signing period

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head coach Steve Prohm and the men’s basketball program have announced the signings of three players to National Letters of Intent. The class includes three…

Iowa State and Drake to play football game December 1

Iowa State and Drake to play football game December 1

AMES – The Iowa State football team will play Drake on Dec. 1 on MidAmerican Energy Field at Jack Trice Stadium. Kickoff will be at 11 a.m. When Iowa State’s…

Obituary for Janet G. Richardson

Obituary for Janet G. Richardson

Janet Grandy (Gates) Richardson passed away on November 22, 2018 at the age of 91, at the Kavanagh Hospice House in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 1…

Obituary for Sharon J. Muhlstein

Obituary for Sharon J. Muhlstein

Sharon J. Muhlstein, 81, of Mason City, died Thursday, November 22, 2018 at Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM,…

Obituary for Zona Mae Marpe

Zona Mae Marpe age 86 of rural Northwood, Iowa, died on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Funeral arrangements are currently pending.…

Iowa man convicted of conspiring to manufacture one-pot meth near a school

Iowa man convicted of conspiring to manufacture one-pot meth near a school

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who conspired to make meth was convicted by a jury on November 20, 2018, after a two-day trial in federal court in Cedar Rapids.…

Two Waverly men sentenced to federal prison for “dark web” counterfeit carfentanil pills

Two Waverly men sentenced to federal prison for “dark web” counterfeit carfentanil pills

CEDAR RAPIDS – Two Waverly, Iowa men who possessed and sold counterfeit carfentanil pills were sentenced to a total of more than 11 years in federal prison. Cameron James Lensmeyer,…

Guatemalan man sent to prison for illegally reentering the United States to live in Webster City

Guatemalan man sent to prison for illegally reentering the United States to live in Webster City

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Guatemalan man who illegally returned to the United States after being deported and was caught living in Webster City, Iowa, was sentenced November 20, 2018, to…

Cyclones to play in Battle 4 Atlantis In 2019

Cyclones to play in Battle 4 Atlantis In 2019

AMES – Fresh off a trip to Maui, the Iowa State men’s basketball team will participate in the 2019 Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis from Nov. 27-29 in Paradise…

Former Mohawk Miguel Recinos helps Iowa beat Nebraska, 31-28

Former Mohawk Miguel Recinos helps Iowa beat Nebraska, 31-28

IOWA CITY – A former Mason City Mohawk, Miguel Recinos, kicked a field goal to help the Iowa Hawkeyes beat the Nebraska Cornhuskers (for the fourth straight time) 31-28 Friday…

Mason City council to consider new ordinance dealing with sale of fireworks

Mason City council to consider new ordinance dealing with sale of fireworks

MASON CITY – After a wild, noisy and potentially dangerous Fourth of July holiday in Mason City in which pets and residents were essentially terrorized by out-of-control exploding of fireworks…

Meyer’s 20 points helps Iowa woman defeat West Virginia, 84-81

Meyer’s 20 points helps Iowa woman defeat West Virginia, 84-81

BIMINI, BAHAMAS – The Iowa women’s basketball team overcame a 24-point deficit to beat West Virginia in the opening round of the Junkanoo Jam in the Bahamas, and a former…

Top Iowa fishing spots for week of November 21, 2018

Top Iowa fishing spots for week of November 21, 2018

CLEAR LAKE – This weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys and county and state parks staff. For current information, contact the…

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…

OBIT: Mary Elizabeth Schiff

OBIT: Mary Elizabeth Schiff

Mary Elizabeth Schiff, 63, of Mason City, died Sunday, November 18, 2018 at her home. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 AM Friday, November 23, 2018 at Major Erickson…

Iowa’s Mcaffery “happy” team is ranked

Iowa’s Mcaffery “happy” team is ranked

University of Iowa Basketball Media Conference Monday, November 19, 2018 Fran McCaffery Men’s Basketball Q. Fran, you guys are ranked in this week’s polls. What are your thoughts on being…