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Cerro Gordo county expense report for April 23, 2019

Cerro Gordo county expense report for April 23, 2019

CLAIMS – April 23, 2019 Alliant Energy, utilities 156.62  1 Central Iowa Detenti, foster care 10500.00  1 Central Iowa Detenti, outpatient 250.00  1 CenturyLink, telephone 734.01  1 CenturyLink, telephone 233.06  2…

California man arrested in terror plot to detonate explosive device designed to kill innocents

California man arrested in terror plot to detonate explosive device designed to kill innocents

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mark Steven Domingo, 26, of Reseda, California, was arrested Friday night after he received what he thought was a live bomb, but in fact was an inert…

Waukee school district snares Cedar Rapids schools superintendent

Waukee school district snares Cedar Rapids schools superintendent

WAUKEE, IOWA – In the wake of a scandalous affair in which tax dollars were allegedly mis-appropriated in the Waukee school district, a new superintendent has been hired to lead…

Gov. Reynolds appoints Sharon Soorholtz Greer and David May to the Court of Appeals

Gov. Reynolds appoints Sharon Soorholtz Greer and David May to the Court of Appeals

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced her appointments of Sharon Soorholtz Greer and David May as judges of the Iowa Court of Appeals. Greer, of Marshalltown, Iowa, received…

Liberal Cali Senator Feinstein to introduce bill increasing age to buy assault rifles

Liberal Cali Senator Feinstein to introduce bill increasing age to buy assault rifles

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In the wake of a deadly synagogue shooting in Poway, Calif., Democratic U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein on Monday announced her intention to reintroduce a bill to raise…

Wanted Mason City man caught after short pursuit

Wanted Mason City man caught after short pursuit

MASON CITY – A wanted Mason City man was caught after his female driver refused to stop for police. On April 29, 2019 at about 6:44 PM, Mason City Police…

Ventura man cited for use of electronic device while driving after slamming into Mason City woman’s car nearly head-on

Ventura man cited for use of electronic device while driving after slamming into Mason City woman’s car nearly head-on

MASON CITY – A Ventura man has been cited for use of an electronic device while driving after slamming into a Mason City woman’s car nearly head-on Sunday in Mason City.…

Jury convicts Minnesota man for Iowa meth conspiracy

Jury convicts Minnesota man for Iowa meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute meth in Iowa was convicted by a jury on April 25, 2019, after a four-day trial in federal court in Sioux…

Vehicle rollover accident near Rockwell injures Iowa Falls man

Vehicle rollover accident near Rockwell injures Iowa Falls man

ROCKWELL – A vehicle rollover accident near Rockwell injured an Iowa Falls man Monday afternoon. On April 29, 2019 at 3:08 PM, Cerro Gordo county deputies responded to a single…

Mexican man who used fraudulent Social Security card in Iowa sent to federal prison

Mexican man who used fraudulent Social Security card in Iowa sent to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mexican man who used a false identification document to obtain a job was sentenced today to more than three months in federal prison. Charly Martinez-Hernandez, age…

Reward offered in Waterloo car shooting that took woman’s life

Reward offered in Waterloo car shooting that took woman’s life

WATERLOO – A reward is now being offered in the case of a Waterloo car shooting that took a woman’s life. On Sunday, April 28th, 2019 at approximately 2:30 AM…

Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren to campaign in Mason City this weekend

Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren to campaign in Mason City this weekend

MASON CITY – Democratic Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is coming to Mason City this weekend for a meet and greet at a local brewery. Warren, a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts,…

Juvenile caught trying to steal car in Charles City

Juvenile caught trying to steal car in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – A youngster was caught trying to steal car in Charles City and it landed him in a juvenile facility. On April 22, 2019 at about 6:40 PM,…

Iowa is Bracing up for Teachers Shortages

Iowa is Bracing up for Teachers Shortages

Iowa is bracing up for teacher shortages that have been a problem for years, especially for rural districts. The situation is reaching critical proportions and we’re seeing shortages across the…

College football: Iowa adds Nevada to complete 2022 football schedule

College football: Iowa adds Nevada to complete 2022 football schedule

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa has added a home date with the University of Nevada to complete its 2022 football schedule. Iowa will host the Wolf Pack on…

Russian national sentenced to 18 Months in prison for conspiring to act as an agent of the Russian Federation within the United States

Russian national sentenced to 18 Months in prison for conspiring to act as an agent of the Russian Federation within the United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mariia, a Russian national, was sentenced April 26 to 18 months in prison after earlier pleading guilty to a federal charge of conspiracy to act as an…

Gov. Reynolds: 2019 Legislative Session was a win for Iowans

Gov. Reynolds: 2019 Legislative Session was a win for Iowans

DES MOINES – Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg release the following statements after the conclusion of 2019’s legislative session: Statement from Gov. Reynolds: “Earlier this year in my Condition of…

NIACC awarded $300,000 grant from National Science Foundation for robotics

NIACC awarded $300,000 grant from National Science Foundation for robotics

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) was recently awarded its first National Science Foundation (NSF) grant. This $300,000 Advanced Technological Education (ATE) grant will be used over…

College Baseball: Iowa tops Ohio State, 11-4, take series

College Baseball: Iowa tops Ohio State, 11-4, take series

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The University of Iowa baseball team scored four runs in the seventh and ninth inning to secure its fifth straight Big Ten series win in an 11-4…

Track and Field: Iowa State Men win Hy-Vee Cup at Drake Relays

Track and Field: Iowa State Men win Hy-Vee Cup at Drake Relays

DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa State men’s track and field team brought home the Hy-Vee Cup after an outstanding weekend at the Drake Relays. On Saturday, the Cyclone men…

Meredith Willson’s birthday to be celebrated with band concert and ice cream social

Meredith Willson’s birthday to be celebrated with band concert and ice cream social

MASON CITY – The New Horizons Band will present its annual spring concert and ice cream social on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 4:00pm at the Music Man Square, 308…

One dead, one hurt after bullet strikes moving vehicle in Waterloo

One dead, one hurt after bullet strikes moving vehicle in Waterloo

WATERLOO – One woman is dead and another person hurt after a bullet struck a moving vehicle in Waterloo early Sunday morning. On Sunday, April 28th at approximately 2:30 AM,…

Charles City woman faces felony burglary charge

Charles City woman faces felony burglary charge

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City woman is facing a felony burglary charge. Officers with the Charles City police department went to the 100 block of 9th Avenue on April…

Former DuPont employee from St. Ansgar sentenced to over three years in prison for stealing trade secrets and lying to the FBI

Former DuPont employee from St. Ansgar sentenced to over three years in prison for stealing trade secrets and lying to the FBI

CEDAR RAPIDS – Josh Harry Isler, age 55, from St. Ansgar, Iowa, was sentenced today in United States District Court in Cedar Rapids to serve 42 months’ imprisonment as a…

College football: Iowa’s 2019 football game themes announced

College football: Iowa’s 2019 football game themes announced

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa Athletics announced Tuesday themes for 2019 home football games. The season will kick off with the Kinnick Edge Kickoff game, presented by Eastern Iowa…

New Hampton man pleads guilty to distribution and possession of child pornography

New Hampton man pleads guilty to distribution and possession of child pornography

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who distributed and possessed child pornography pled guilty today in federal court in Cedar Rapids. William Rolen, age 56, from New Hampton, Iowa, was convicted…

NIACC Graduation Commencement May 3

NIACC Graduation Commencement May 3

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) Commencement will be held May 3, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the NIACC Gymnasium. A Graduation Reception for graduates, friends, and…

Cleanup on Iowa Falls diesel spill near complete

Cleanup on Iowa Falls diesel spill near complete

IOWA FALLS – Clean up of a 50-gallon diesel fuel spill south of Iowa Falls is near completion. The fuel reached the South Fork of the Iowa River after a…

Iowa fishing report for week of April 25, 2019

Iowa fishing report for week of April 25, 2019

CLEAR LAKE – This weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys and county and state parks staff. For current information, contact the…

Gov. Reynolds appoints Coleman McAllister as District Court Judge

Gov. Reynolds appoints Coleman McAllister as District Court Judge

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of Coleman McAllister as district court judge in Judicial Election District 5C. McAllister, of West Des Moines, Iowa, received his…

Former Hawkeye basketball star Kenny Arnold passes away

Former Hawkeye basketball star Kenny Arnold passes away

IOWA CITY – Former University of Iowa basketball standout Kenny Arnold passed away peacefully early Saturday morning. He was 59 years old. For 30-plus years, Arnold battled a number of…

Iowa police officer shot twice; drug dealer caught and pal charged with attempted murder

Iowa police officer shot twice; drug dealer caught and pal charged with attempted murder

DAVENPORT, IOWA – Police in Davenport, Iowa tempted to catch a suspected drug dealer and his pal Thursday afternoon when things turned violent and one man shot an officer twice.…

College football: Iowa State running back David Montgomery drafted by bears

College football: Iowa State running back David Montgomery drafted by bears

AMES – Iowa State running back David Montgomery is officially headed to the NFL. The two-time All-American, who rushed for over 1,000 yards the last two seasons, was selected in…

Three men hurt in collision Friday evening in rural Mason City

Three men hurt in collision Friday evening in rural Mason City

MASON CITY – Three men were hurt in a collision in rural Mason City Friday evening. Cerro Gordo county deputies were dispatched to the intersection of 285th and Mallard Avenue…

Top 10 Cars to Present to Your Girlfriend

Top 10 Cars to Present to Your Girlfriend

1. HYUNDAI GETZ Hyundai Getz was released on the market in 2002. Since then, this small car has won the hearts of many thousands of girls. Getz attracts with its…

City of Mason City expense report, April 25, 2019

City of Mason City expense report, April 25, 2019

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 4/25/2019 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ADAMS, PAUL OFFICE SUPPLIES 29.95 AERO PAINTING & CLEANING MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSE 50.00 ALLIANT UTILITIES-IPC ELECTRICITY 55,445.75 AMERICAN WATERWORKS REFUND…

Senator Ragan says she is “fighting for priorities that put Iowans first”

Senator Ragan says she is “fighting for priorities that put Iowans first”

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing Franklin, Butler and Cerro Gordo counties: The 2019 legislative session will end any day now. Final bills are…

Track and Field: Iowa State claims two titles on Drake Relays Friday

Track and Field: Iowa State claims two titles on Drake Relays Friday

DES MOINES – Iowa State’s men claimed two titles on Friday at the Drake Relays. For the second-straight season, the Cyclones brought home the 4×800-meter relay title after another dramatic…

Northern Iowa man caught with child porn

Northern Iowa man caught with child porn

WADENA, IOWA – After a two month long investigation, law enforcement in the Northern Iowa region conducted a search warrant for a possible sexual exploitation of a minor case. The…

NIACC baseball/softball games moved to Friday

NIACC baseball/softball games moved to Friday

MASON CITY – Due to the threat of inclement weather on Saturday, the NIACC baseball and softball teams will now play ICCAC doubleheaders on Friday. The NIACC baseball team will…

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