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Senator Ragan: Feds launch investigation of privatized Medicaid oversight

Senator Ragan: Feds launch investigation of privatized Medicaid oversight

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing Franklin, Butler and Cerro Gordo counties: I applaud the U.S. Inspector General’s decision to investigate whether federal officials…

Cresco man who is felon and possessed handgun sent to prison for 10 years

Cresco man who is felon and possessed handgun sent to prison for 10 years

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Florida man who formerly lived in Cresco, Iowa, was sentenced today to the maximum possible sentence of ten years in federal prison for unlawfully possessing a…

Grants allow for student volunteers to plant trees in Mason City next week

Grants allow for student volunteers to plant trees in Mason City next week

MASON CITY – Student volunteer tree planting event will take place next week, Wednesday, May 1st, and Thursday May 2nd starting at 9 am. The ‘Trees for Kids’ planting on…

Charles City man arrested after two assaults

Charles City man arrested after two assaults

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Women’s college basketball: Nezerwa granted additional year of eligibility

Women’s college basketball: Nezerwa granted additional year of eligibility

AMES – Iowa State women’s basketball forward Inès Nezerwa has received a waiver from the NCAA staff which will extend her eligibility and allow her to compete during the 2019-20…

Structure fire in Mason City caused by unattended recreational burn pit

Structure fire in Mason City caused by unattended recreational burn pit

MASON CITY – A structure fire this weekend in Mason City was caused by an unattended recreational burn pit, officials say. On April 20, 2019 at 5:34 PM, the Mason…

Meth lab found on golf course in Charles City

Meth lab found on golf course in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – A meth lab was found on a golf course in Charles City this past weekend. On April 19, 2019, officers with the Charles City police department responded…

Fort Dodge man sent to prison for distributing guns and over 100 pounds of meth

Fort Dodge man sent to prison for distributing guns and over 100 pounds of meth

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced April 15, 2019, to 15 years in federal prison. Craig Eugene Essing, 59, from Fort Dodge, Iowa, received…