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Northern Iowa man caught in stolen pickup truck with half pound of meth and heroin

Northern Iowa man caught in stolen pickup truck with half pound of meth and heroin

RURAL ESTHERVILLE, IOWA – A Northern Iowa man was charged as the result of the investigation into a stolen vehicle found parked at a farm south of Estherville recently. According…

Disabled Iowa man who sued Fleet Farm after denied use of motorized cart loses lawsuit

Disabled Iowa man who sued Fleet Farm after denied use of motorized cart loses lawsuit

MASON CITY – A handicapped man who trudged out of the Mason City Fleet Farm store nearly 2 years ago on his knees after he was denied use of a…

Grassley claims Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is successful

Grassley claims Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is successful

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, says the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has been a huge success. The following are…

Northern Iowa man sent to federal prison for meth and guns

Northern Iowa man sent to federal prison for meth and guns

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine and illegally possessed  a firearm was sentenced February 11, 2019, to more than seven years in federal prison. Mark David…

Waterloo felon sentenced to over four years for illegally possessing a firearm

Waterloo felon sentenced to over four years for illegally possessing a firearm

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo man who possessed a firearm after being convicted of a felony offense was sentenced today to more than four years in federal prison. Brady Lee…

Iowa police officer investigated and charged with felony after burglary of vet clinic

Iowa police officer investigated and charged with felony after burglary of vet clinic

FAIRFIELD – During the month of November 2018, the Veterinary Clinic, Fairfield, IA, began to suspect shortages of a Schedule IV narcotic from their inventory. The Clinic staff began to…

DNR to recap hunting seasons, discuss possible rule changes at public meetings across the state

DNR to recap hunting seasons, discuss possible rule changes at public meetings across the state

VENTURA – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting a series of town hall-style meetings where local staff will provide updates on recently completed hunting seasons, discuss possible…

CERRO GORDO COUNTY CALENDAR YEAR 2018 SALARY LIST

CERRO GORDO COUNTY CALENDAR YEAR 2018 SALARY LIST

CERRO GORDO COUNTY CALENDAR YEAR 2018 SALARY LIST James E Aberg 67,448.26 Wendy Renae Alcorn 60,507.20 Carrie A. Allen 40,176.41 Gary L Allen 47,761.72 Jeremy M Ames 50,122.37 Amber M…

Cerro Gordo county expense report, February 5, 2019

Cerro Gordo county expense report, February 5, 2019

CLAIMS February 5, 2019 Cerro Gordo County Aberg, Jim, meals/mileage 553.18 1 Aberg, Jim, repair 81.43 1 Aberg, Jim, telephone 35.00 1 Accurate Analytical, lab tests 510.00 2 Airgas USA…

Cerro Gordo county expense report, January 29, 2019

Cerro Gordo county expense report, January 29, 2019

CLAIMS January 29, 2019 Cerro Gordo County Alliant Energy, utilities 9718.30  2 Cardmember Service, meals/mileage 256.49  1 Cardmember Service, purch serv 29.66  1 Cardmember Service, supplies 40.33  1 Clear Lake…

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BUDGET ESTIMATE – MASON CITY

“NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BUDGET ESTIMATE Fiscal Year Beginning July 1, 2019 – Ending June 30, 2020 City of Mason City, Iowa The City Council will conduct a public hearing…

OBIT: Lorraine Beekman, 83, of Charles City

OBIT: Lorraine Beekman, 83, of Charles City

Lorraine Beekman, 83, of Charles City, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019 at the Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City. A Celebration of the Funeral Mass for Lorraine will…

NIACC set to host district wrestling tournament

NIACC set to host district wrestling tournament

MASON CITY – The No. 19 NIACC wrestling team will host the NJCAA Central District Tournament on Sunday in the NIACC gym. The district tournament, which includes Ellsworth, Iowa Central,…

Rep. Sharon Steckman: Bill “falls short” of funding needed for schools

Rep. Sharon Steckman: Bill “falls short” of funding needed for schools

The following is a legislative update from Rep. Sharon Steckman of Mason City: House Study Bill 109 passed out of sub-committee and the Education committee on Wednesday of this week.…