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European Commission approves U.S. soybean use

European Commission approves U.S. soybean use

DES MOINES – The European Commission recently announced that conservation practices required for U.S. soybean production meet EU sustainability standards, and biodiesel produced from documented soybeans can now be used…

Men sent to prison for decades after sexual abuse of infant in Minnesota

Men sent to prison for decades after sexual abuse of infant in Minnesota

FARGO, N.D. — A previously convicted sex offender from Las Vegas was sentenced to 45 years in federal prison for sexually abusing a 1-year-old infant. This sentence resulted from an…

New Jersey Democratic Senator Cory Booker announces run for President, trip to Mason City

New Jersey Democratic Senator Cory Booker announces run for President, trip to Mason City

DES MOINEs – Today, following the announcement of his candidacy for President of the United States of America, Senator Cory Booker released the following details about his first trip to…

Iowa’s McCaffrey prepares Hawkeyes to face #5 Michigan

Iowa’s McCaffrey prepares Hawkeyes to face #5 Michigan

University of Iowa Basketball Media Conference Thursday, January 31, 2019 Fran McCaffrey Men’s Basketball Q. They’ve really changed defensively in Michigan the last couple years. What have they done differently?…

What does moving to Tampa have to offer?

If you live in the north-east or the mid-west, you may have been tempted by the idea of moving south. Moreover, you may have been tempted by the idea of…

Thaw on Super Bowl Sunday may decrease air quality in Iowa

Thaw on Super Bowl Sunday may decrease air quality in Iowa

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources recommends that Iowans with respiratory or heart disease, the elderly, and children limit prolonged outdoor exertion on Sunday. Regional snow melt…

City of Mason City expense report, Jan. 31, 2019

City of Mason City expense report, Jan. 31, 2019

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 1/31/2019 Payee Description Amount —————————————— AHLERS AND COONEY PC PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 8,899.04 ARAMARK UNIFORM SERVICES M/E SUPPLIES 865.33 ARNOLD MOTOR SUPPLY M/E SUPPLIES 5.05…

Groundbreaking ceremony scheduled for multi-purpose arena in Mason City

Groundbreaking ceremony scheduled for multi-purpose arena in Mason City

MASON CITY — A groundbreaking and construction kickoff for Mason City’s new multi-purpose arena will take place at noon Monday, February 4. The celebration will be in the former JC…

Senator Ragan aims to build on  “Iowa’s great graduation rate”

Senator Ragan aims to build on  “Iowa’s great graduation rate”

The following is a legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan, representing Butler, Cerro Gordo, and Franklin counties: New figures from the National Center for Education Statistics show Iowa’s high school…

Lt. Governor Adam Gregg and Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig to participate in Trade Mission to Colombia, Panama

Lt. Governor Adam Gregg and Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig to participate in Trade Mission to Colombia, Panama

DES MOINES – Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig will be participating in an international trade mission to South America, led by Iowa Economic Development…