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Iowa’s 6-week abortion ban struck down as unconstitutional

Iowa’s 6-week abortion ban struck down as unconstitutional

DES MOINES – Today, the Polk County District Court ruled that Iowa’s 6-week abortion ban violates the Iowa’s state constitution and issued a permanent injunction. As the district court ruled,…

Teen hurt in auto accident Tuesday outside Mason City

Teen hurt in auto accident Tuesday outside Mason City

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A teen was hurt in an auto accident outside Mason City Tuesday evening. On January 22, 2019 at about 5:01 PM, the Cerro Gordo Sheriff’s…

Police arrest wrong-side alleged drunk driver in Charles City

Police arrest wrong-side alleged drunk driver in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – Police arrested an alleged drunk driver in Charles City this weekend who had his car on the wrong side of the road. At 2:19 AM on Sunday,…

Iowa boasts lowest unemployment rate in the nation

Iowa boasts lowest unemployment rate in the nation

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds released the following statement today in response to the news that Iowa has the lowest unemployment rate in the country according to this month’s…

Governor Reynolds announces grant opportunities for Iowa schools

Governor Reynolds announces grant opportunities for Iowa schools

DES MOINES – Today, Governor Kim Reynolds announced that the Computer Science is Elementary project is taking a crucial next step by inviting eligible Iowa schools to apply between Jan.…

Jury finds Iowa man guilty of sex abuse of young girl

Jury finds Iowa man guilty of sex abuse of young girl

BOONE – On January 17, 2019, a Boone County jury found, Stephen Robert Nicholl Embree aka: Stephen Robert Stark, 37 years old, of Boone, Iowa, guilty on one count of…

Iowa Congressman Steve King praises Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Iowa Congressman Steve King praises Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Iowa Congressman Steve King praised Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on his national holiday. On Monday, America observed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, as his legacy…

Mason City man with history of eluding police sent to jail for drunk driving

Mason City man with history of eluding police sent to jail for drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City man with a history of eluding police was sent to jail for drunk driving. Todd Aaron Howard Hamilton, age 27 of Mason City but formerly…

Water and sewer rates could be going up in Mason City

Water and sewer rates could be going up in Mason City

MASON CITY – The Mason City council met for a work session at City Hall on January 17 and discussed the need to possibly raise water and sewer rates. According…