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Charles City police officer struck and dragged by fleeing Minnesota man during auto chase

Charles City police officer struck and dragged by fleeing Minnesota man during auto chase

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City police officer was injured and hospitalized after he was struck and dragged by a fleeing Minnesota man during an auto chase Thursday morning. According…

Sheriff Kevin Pals to be honored at NIACC’s Pathways to Success Luncheon

Sheriff Kevin Pals to be honored at NIACC’s Pathways to Success Luncheon

MASON CITY – The public is invited to attend the NIACC Alumni Association’s 29th annual Pathways to Success luncheon on Friday, April 5, 2019. The event is scheduled to begin…

Hawkeyes prepare to face Rutgers Saturday afternoon

Hawkeyes prepare to face Rutgers Saturday afternoon

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa Basketball Media Conference held Friday, March 1, 2019 with Fran McCaffery, men’s basketball head coach: Q. Did Dolph take you up on your offer?…

Rep. Linda Upmeyer talks school infrastructure, safety, and technology

Rep. Linda Upmeyer talks school infrastructure, safety, and technology

The following is a legislative update from GOP Rep. Linda Upmeyer of Clear Lake: We had another eventful week with the Girls State Basketball Tournament in Des Moines and several…

City of Mason City expense report, Feb. 28, 2019

City of Mason City expense report, Feb. 28, 2019

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 2/28/2019 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ——————————– ———— ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC OFFICE SUPPLIES 304.00 AHLERS AND COONEY PC PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 3,289.00 ALL STAR PEST CONTROL…

Iowa ice meth ring conspirators sent to prison

Iowa ice meth ring conspirators sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – Over the last week, five people have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in trafficking methamphetamine throughout central and northern Iowa. Octavio Cortez Fierros, age…

Fort Dodge drug dealer and convicted burglar pleads guilty to Iowa meth conspiracy

Fort Dodge drug dealer and convicted burglar pleads guilty to Iowa meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A Fort Dodge man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine pled guilty February 28, 2019, in federal court in Sioux City. Michael Halstead, 32, from Fort Dodge, Iowa,…

Sen. Ragan wants to stop bill that cuts “key health requirements” for schools

Sen. Ragan wants to stop bill that cuts “key health requirements” for schools

The following is a legislative update from Democratic Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City, representing Butler, Cerro Gordo, and Franklin counties: HEALTH & HEALTH CARE Bill eliminates key health requirements…

Gov. Reynolds appointment Mason City man, others to Iowa’s boards and commissions

Gov. Reynolds appointment Mason City man, others to Iowa’s boards and commissions

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced additional appointments to Iowa’s boards and commissions today, including a Mason City man to board dealing with real estate. Vernon Greder of Mason…