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National Grocers Association says shutdown having big impact on SNAP (food stamps) and WIC

National Grocers Association says shutdown having big impact on SNAP (food stamps) and WIC

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Grocers Association (NGA) is saying the lingering shutdown is having a big impact on SNAP (food stamps) and WIC, programs that supply nutrients to low income…

NIACC wrestlers go 1-2 at Midwest Duals

NIACC wrestlers go 1-2 at Midwest Duals

KEARNEY, Neb. – The NIACC wrestling team went 1-2 at the seventh annual University of Nebraska-Kearney Midwest Duals on Friday.  NIACC topped Cloud County CC 33-18 and lost to No. 8…

Iowa State football: Campbell announces coaching changes

Iowa State football: Campbell announces coaching changes

AMES – Iowa State Head Coach Matt Campbell announced today changes to his coaching staff which includes a familiar name returning to Ames from the professional ranks, his reconnection with…

Ernst, Grassley introduce bill to permanently end taxpayer funding of abortion

Ernst, Grassley introduce bill to permanently end taxpayer funding of abortion

WASHINGTON – Ahead of this week’s March for Life in Washington, D.C., Iowa’s U.S. Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley joined their colleagues to introduce the “No Taxpayer Funding for…

Iowa man sentenced to decades in prison after guilty plea to 8 counts of sex abuse of minors

Iowa man sentenced to decades in prison after guilty plea to 8 counts of sex abuse of minors

BOONE, IOWA – An Iowa man has been sentenced to decades in prison after a guilty plea to 8 counts of sex abuse of minors. A sentencing hearing was held…

OBIT: Betty LaCoste Frankenfield Schwarck, 94, of Charles City

OBIT: Betty LaCoste Frankenfield Schwarck, 94, of Charles City

Betty LaCoste Frankenfield Schwarck, 94, of Charles City, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the Muse Morris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City surrounded by her loving family. A…

Ragan and Steckman to hold Mason City listening post

Ragan and Steckman to hold Mason City listening post

MASON CITY – State Sen. Amanda Ragan and State Rep. Sharon Steckman will hold a legislative listening post this Saturday, January 19. The meeting will take place from 10 AM to…