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Greed and drama in the courthouse? Former board member says don’t trust Cerro Gordo officials

Greed and drama in the courthouse?  Former board member says don’t trust Cerro Gordo officials

MASON CITY – A retired military serviceman residing in Mason City who was appointed to a county board that advises on salaries and pay rates for county servants was quickly…

OBIT: Darrell Sherbon, 64, of Charles City

OBIT: Darrell Sherbon, 64, of Charles City

Darrell Sherbon, 64, of Charles City, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. A memorial service for Darrell Sherbon will be…

U.S. slaps sanctions on Russians for meddling in elections and use of chemical weapons

U.S. slaps sanctions on Russians for meddling in elections and use of chemical weapons

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the federal Departments of State and the Treasury took joint action against Russia’s continued and blatant disregard for international norms in U.S. election meddling and use…

Iowa State football signs top-35 recruiting class

Iowa State football signs top-35 recruiting class

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head football coach Matt Campbell has made incredible strides in recruiting since taking over the program three years ago. His Cyclone classes have ranked among…

One dead in Floyd county auto accident Wednesday morning

One dead in Floyd county auto accident Wednesday morning

RURAL FLOYD COUNTY – One person is dead after a Floyd county auto accident Wednesday morning. The accident took place around 5:30 AM Wednesday morning, December 19, at Highway 218…

DNR awards over $234,000 in grants to 100 rural Iowa fire departments

DNR awards over $234,000 in grants to 100 rural Iowa fire departments

AMES – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources Forestry Section’s Fire Program, in cooperation with US Forest Service, has awarded $234,459 in 50% cost-sharing grants to 100 of Iowa’s rural…

Workshop on hunting, fishing, trapping to be held in Mitchell County January 25-26

Workshop on hunting, fishing, trapping to be held in Mitchell County January 25-26

OSAGE – Registration is now open for the Jan. 25-26 Beyond BOW workshop in Mitchell County. The two-day, hands-on workshop headquartered at Mitchell County Conservation in Osage, is an opportunity…

New Year’s Day hikes to be held in many Iowa state parks

New Year’s Day hikes to be held in many Iowa state parks

DES MOINES – What’s the best way to spend New Year’s Day? Take a First Day Hike in one of 27 participating Iowa state parks! Hikers can expect to be…

NIACC men move up to No. 14 in latest poll

NIACC men move up to No. 14 in latest poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC men’s basketball team moved up to No. 14 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Tuesday. NIACC (9-2 overall, 1-0 ICCAC) was No. 19 in…

NIACC women remain No. 3 in latest poll

NIACC women remain No. 3 in latest poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s basketball team remained No. 3 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Tuesday. NIACC (8-2 overall, 1-0 ICCAC) was No. 10 in the preseason…

Winnebago Industries announces record First Quarter Fiscal 2019 results

Winnebago Industries announces record First Quarter Fiscal 2019 results

FOREST CITY – Winnebago Industries, a leading outdoor lifestyle product manufacturer, today reported financial results for the Company’s first quarter Fiscal 2019. Revenues for the Fiscal 2019 first quarter ended…

Iowa defeats Western Carolina, 78-60

Iowa defeats Western Carolina, 78-60

IOWA CITY – The Iowa men’s basketball team beat Western Carolina, 78-60, Tuesday night in Iowa City. Junior Tyler Cook led the #21 Hawkeyes in scoring for the fifth straight…