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Violent Iowa carjacker faces decades in prison after robbing cell phone store

Violent Iowa carjacker faces decades in prison after robbing cell phone store

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who carjacked an eighteen-year old woman at gunpoint and carried a loaded handgun during the robbery of a Cedar Rapids cell phone store was…

NIACC Vocal Music Presents a Winter Concert

NIACC Vocal Music Presents a Winter Concert

MASON CITY – The North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) Concert Choir and NIACC Singers Winter Concert will be held in the North Iowa Community Auditorium on Sunday, December 9…

Author & Productivity Consultant “Organized Audrey” teaching workshops at NIACC

Author & Productivity Consultant “Organized Audrey” teaching workshops at NIACC

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) will host author, speaker, and productivity consultant Audrey Thomas on Thursday, January 10th in the Muse Norris Conference Center on the NIACC…

Two Mason City residents hurt in auto accident Monday

Two Mason City residents hurt in auto accident Monday

RURAL MASON CITY – Two Mason City residents were hurt in an auto accident Monday. At 5:36 PM, the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a two-vehicle…

1 million electric vehicles now on U.S. roads

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – (November 30, 2018) – Electric vehicles (EV) have hit a critical milestone of over 1 million EVs on the road. As demand increases that number is…

OBIT: Joan Carroll

OBIT: Joan Carroll

Marilyn Joan Carroll, 88, died peacefully on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at Lutheran Retirement Home in Northwood, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 5,…

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,…

Woman who laundered money for husband’s Iowa meth trafficking operation sent to prison

Woman who laundered money for husband’s Iowa meth trafficking operation sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A woman who laundered hundreds of thousands of dollars of drug money for her husband’s Iowa meth business was sentenced to three years in federal prison. Janeth Pineda,…

Iowa drug dealer and user who possessed numerous guns sentenced to over twelve years in prison

Iowa drug dealer and user who possessed numerous guns sentenced to over twelve years in prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A drug dealer and user who possessed numerous guns, sold cocaine, and accidently shot someone after smoking marijuana was sentenced today to more than a dozen years…

Farmland expansion increases carbon footprint in Corn Belt, according to Iowa State University research

Farmland expansion increases carbon footprint in Corn Belt, according to Iowa State University research

AMES – Faster conversion of land into agricultural production in recent years has raised the region’s carbon cost of producing grains, according to recently published research from an Iowa State…

Cyclones’ Peavy, Montgomery named 1st-Team All-American by PFF

Cyclones’ Peavy, Montgomery named 1st-Team All-American by PFF

AMES – Iowa State junior running back David Montgomery and senior cornerback Brian Peavy were named First-Team All-American by Pro Football Focus this morning. Montgomery was a first-teamer by PFF…

Iowa Assistant United States Attorney retiring from military service after 35 Years

Iowa Assistant United States Attorney retiring from military service after 35 Years

CEDAR RAPIDS – Assistant United States Attorney and Army Reserve Major General Patrick J. Reinert, age 57, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, will retire from military service this week after thirty-five…

Memorial Day Poker Run in Loess Hills – An Early Preview

Iowa residents who like motorcycles and poker need to mark Memorial Day in their diaries and prepare for an amazing event next year in May. The Midway Tavern puts on…