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Mason City auto dealer pleads guilty to federal crime of laundering drug money

Mason City auto dealer pleads guilty to federal crime of laundering drug money

MASON CITY – A Mason City auto dealership owner has entered a guilty plea to the federal crime of laundering drug money and now faces massive fines and decades behind…

Investigation shows Mason City man shot by railroad police officer after alleged altercation

Investigation shows Mason City man shot by railroad police officer after alleged altercation

DES MOINES – An Investigation by state authorities is showing a Mason City man was shot by a railroad police officer after an alleged altercation. On November 29th, 2018, the…

NIACC’s Matthews selected as league’s Player of the Week

NIACC’s Matthews selected as league’s Player of the Week

MASON CITY – NIACC freshman forward Wendell Matthews was selected as the ICCAC men’s basketball player of the week for the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 2. Matthews,, who is from…

OBIT: James A. “Jim” Hahn

OBIT: James A. “Jim” Hahn

James A. “Jim” Hahn, 74 of Mason City, died peacefully Monday (December 3, 2018) at the Nora Springs Care Center in Nora Springs. A visitation with public viewing will be…

OBIT: Randy W Buchan

OBIT: Randy W Buchan

Randy Willis Buchan, 82, of Clear Lake, died Sunday, December 2, 2018, at Oakwood Care Center in Clear Lake. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 6, 2018, at…

Police ask for clues on missing teen

Police ask for clues on missing teen

MASON CITY – Police in Mason City are asking for clues on the location of a teen missing for weeks that may have just been spotted in town. Tala Rose…

OBIT: DiAnne M. Steele

OBIT: DiAnne M. Steele

DiAnne M. Steele, age 81, of Osage, died Sunday, December 2, 2018, at Mitchell County Regional Health Center Emergency Room in Osage. Cremation has taken place. Private family memorial services…

NIACC women’s basketball team ranked No. 3 in latest poll

NIACC women’s basketball team ranked No. 3 in latest poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s basketball team is ranked No. 3 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Wednesday. NIACC (7-2 overall) was No. 10 in the preseason poll.…

Trump official says U.S. postal service on “unsustainable financial path”

Trump official says U.S. postal service on “unsustainable financial path”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of the Treasury today released the Task Force report on the United States Postal System.  The report, United States Postal System: A Sustainable Path…

Father of Northern Iowa baby sent to prison for life after neglect causing death

Father of Northern Iowa baby sent to prison for life after neglect causing death

NEW HAMPTON — The father of a Northern Iowa baby has been sent to prison for life after brutal neglect that caused the boy’s death. On August 30, 2017, at…