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Cyclones to face No. 12 Washington State in Valero Alamo Bowl

Cyclones to face No. 12 Washington State in Valero Alamo Bowl

AMES – The Iowa State football team (8-4, 6-3 Big 12) has qualified for a bowl game for the second-straight season and for the 14th time in school history, accepting…

Iowa to face Mississippi State in Outback Bowl

Iowa to face Mississippi State in Outback Bowl

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa has accepted an invitation to play Mississippi State at the 2019 Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida, on Jan. 1, 2019. Kickoff is scheduled…

Iowa’s Hockenson named best tight end in nation

Iowa’s Hockenson named best tight end in nation

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa tight end T.J. Hockenson is the recipient of the 2018 Ozzie Newsome Award. The award is presented annually to college football’s best tight end…

Health Department employee receives Iowa Public Health Heroes Award

Health Department employee receives Iowa Public Health Heroes Award

MASON CITY – Kara Vogelson, MHA, CPH, Organizational Development and Research Service Manager with the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public was named one of the 2018 Iowa Public Health…

Iowa convicted robber absconds from residential center

Iowa convicted robber absconds from residential center

CEDAR RAPIDS – Aaron Levy Jackson Jr., convicted of Robbery, 2nd Degree (711.3) and other crimes in Linn County, failed to report back to the Larry A Nelson Residential Center…

Mason City school board to meet and plan new gym and swimming pool, possible pay raises for administrators

Mason City school board to meet and plan new gym and swimming pool, possible pay raises for administrators

MASON CITY – A school board meeting is planned for Monday evening gin Mason City, where the panel evidently will plan a new gym and swimming pool. The Mason City…

U.S. trade deal with Mexico and Canada announced

U.S. trade deal with Mexico and Canada announced

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Under the leadership of President Donald J. Trump, the United States has reached an agreement with Mexico and Canada in the renegotiation of the North American Free…

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds appointed to GOP Governor’s Association Executive Committee for 2019

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds appointed to GOP Governor’s Association Executive Committee for 2019

WASHINGTON, D. C. – The Republican Governors Association announced today that Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts was elected to serve as the RGA Chairman for 2019. Additionally, Texas Governor Greg Abbott…

OBIT: Larry Lee Luiken

OBIT: Larry Lee Luiken

Larry Lee Luiken, 79, of Eldora, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at Valley View Specialty Care in Eldora. A funeral service will be held on Monday, December 3,…

OBIT: John F Last

OBIT: John F Last

John F. Last, 81, of Mason City, died Friday (November 30, 2018) at Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa, in Mason City. A Funeral Service for John will be held…

OBIT: Addison Ryann Wyborny

OBIT: Addison Ryann Wyborny

Addison Ryann Wyborny, infant daughter of Steven and Mikayla Wyborny, passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, surrounded by her loving family. A private…

OBIT: Beverly Jane Pangburn

Beverly J Pangburn, 84, of Northwood passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit – Hospice of North Iowa. A Memorial Service will be held…

OBIT: Paula L Mateo

Paula L. Mateo, 38, of Mason City passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018 after a sudden illness. A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 1, 2018 at…

OBIT: Beverly J. Arndt

OBIT: Beverly J. Arndt

Beverly J. Arndt, 79, of Nora Springs, passed away Tuesday (November 27, 2018) at Good Shepherd Health Center, Mason City. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday…