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Chicago man who dealt heroin near Iowa park sent to prison

Chicago man who dealt heroin near Iowa park sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man from Chicago who distributed heroin and fentanyl near a park was sentenced April 3, 2019, to more than two years in federal prison. Julius Sullivan,…

Iowa marijuana user who illegally possessed a gun sentenced to two years in federal prison

Iowa marijuana user who illegally possessed a gun sentenced to two years in federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who illegally possessed a firearm and was involved in a gang fight in Waterloo was sentenced April 3, 2019, to two years in federal prison.…

City of Mason City expense report: April 4, 2019

City of  Mason City expense report: April 4, 2019

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 4/4/2019 Payee Description Amount —————————————— 1ST INSURANCE OTHER SUPPLIES 1,367.54 ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 293.99 AHLERS AND COONEY PC PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 21,680.61…

Rep. Upmeyer: Work on the budget, policy and tax bills continues in Legislature

Rep. Upmeyer: Work on the budget, policy and tax bills continues in Legislature

The following is a legislative update from GOP Rep. Linda Upmeyer of Clear Lake, Speaker of the Iowa House: It’s crazy to believe that we have already reached April. That…

Iowa fishing report for April 4, 2019

Iowa fishing report for April 4, 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…

Women’s college basketball: Carleton Named Cheryl Miller Award winner; WBCA All-American

Women’s college basketball: Carleton Named Cheryl Miller Award winner; WBCA All-American

TAMPA, Florida – Iowa State women’s basketball senior Bridget Carleton caps her historic season with two of the highest distinctions Women’s College Basketball has to offer. The Chatham, Ontario native…

Iowa men arrested after stabbing fast food worker for botched order

Iowa men arrested after stabbing fast food worker for botched order

DES MOINES – Two Iowa men took matters into their own hands this week after a botched fast food order, stabbing a restaurant employee. Tuesday night, two men from Des…

‘Fat burning’ ads were deceptive, Iowa attorney general alleges; Chiro’s must make refunds

‘Fat burning’ ads were deceptive, Iowa attorney general alleges; Chiro’s must make refunds

DES MOINES — Iowans who purchased a deceptive weight-loss plan can receive refunds after Attorney General Tom Miller reached agreements with two chiropractors. The chiropractors sold NutriMost, which promised that…

Wignes Camera Collection Showcase presentation by Waldorf University History Club

Wignes Camera Collection Showcase presentation by Waldorf University History Club

FOREST CITY – The Waldorf University History Club in conjunction with the Winnebago Historical Society will host the Wignes Camera Collection Showcase on Saturday, April 13 from 2-4 p.m. in…

Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health names Brian Hanft new Director

Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health names Brian Hanft new Director

MASON CITY – Brian Hanft, MPA, REHS will be the new leader for the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health. Hanft will be taking over the Director of Public…

North Iowa volunteers honored

North Iowa volunteers honored

MASON CITY – Communities throughout North Central Iowa are stronger thanks to the time and talent shared by Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) volunteers. RSVP of North Central Iowa is…

Is Affiliate Marketing an Effective Way to Market Your Business?

Affiliate marketing – the promotion of a range of potentially lucrative products and services like this on behalf of a retailer in exchange for commission – is a popular business…

Brad and Angie Barber of Cabin Coffee Co in Clear Lake, Iowa honored among nation’s top small businesses

Brad and Angie Barber of Cabin Coffee Co in Clear Lake, Iowa honored among nation’s top small businesses

MASON CITY – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the 2019 Small Business Persons of the Year winners. Iowa’s 2019 SBA Small Business Persons of the Year are Brad and…

Mason City Mayor Bill Schickel recognizes RSVP Volunteers

Mason City Mayor Bill Schickel recognizes RSVP Volunteers

MASON CITY – On National Service Recognition Day, April 2nd, 2019 Mason City Mayor Bill Schickel joined more than 5,200 local leaders across the country in a nationwide effort to…

2019 DNR sale set for May 4

2019 DNR sale set for May 4

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will hold the 2019 spring auction on May 4, at the Elwell Family Food Center on the Iowa State Fairgrounds, in…

Iowa DNR warns paddlers to stay safe on waterways

Iowa DNR warns paddlers to stay safe on waterways

DES MOINES – As Iowans start to thaw out from a brutal winter, paddlers and other boaters are itching to hit the water. While some river levels have dropped, others…

Combatants in Iowa gun battle sentenced to federal prison

Combatants in Iowa gun battle sentenced to federal prison

SIOUX CITY – Two men who feloniously exchanged gunfire on Sioux City, Iowa’s Near-North Side have been sentenced to federal prison. One was sentenced today to more than six years…

College basketball: Iowa State’s Shayok an AP Honorable Mention All-American

College basketball: Iowa State’s Shayok an AP Honorable Mention All-American

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State senior Marial Shayok has been named an Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American. Shayok, who averaged a team-high 18.7 points, is the only player nationally to…

Floyd County Medical Center fund to reach new milestone

Floyd County Medical Center fund to reach new milestone

CHARLES CITY – Floyd County Medical Center is a critical access hospital and rural health clinic providing healthcare services to the residents of the region. On January 17, 1965 the…

State Senators propose disaster relief and recovery plan in response to 2019 flood

State Senators propose disaster relief and recovery plan in response to 2019 flood

DES MOINES – Senator Rob Hogg (D-Cedar Rapids) and Senator Jackie Smith (D-Sioux City) this week proposed a $50 million disaster relief and recovery plan to help Iowans following the…

3 Ways To Manage a Crisis In The Family

3 Ways To Manage a Crisis In The Family

All families are faced with some sort of crisis at some point in their existence. Be it the passing of a relative or a close friend, a crime that has…

Iowa football to host youth camp in Johnston

Iowa football to host youth camp in Johnston

IOWA CITY – Senior members of the University of Iowa football program, along with head coach Kirk Ferentz, will conduct a Youth Football Camp Saturday, May 4, at Johnston Middle…

Stacyville man sent to prison after dumping  thousands of tires

Stacyville man sent to prison after dumping  thousands of tires

DES MOINES – A Mitchell County judge has sentenced a Stacyville man to 120 days in jail for repeatedly ignoring orders to clean up thousands of tires on his property…

Mason City police report another attempted phone scam is circulating

Mason City police report another attempted phone scam is circulating

MASON CITY – Mason City police are reporting yet another attempted phone scam is circulating at this time. The following is a statement from the Mason city police department The…

County health official: “Public health plays a vital role in everything we do”

County health official: “Public health plays a vital role in everything we do”

Public Health: It’s YOUR Health! By: Kara Ruge, Marketing & Public Information Officer So what is public health? Many of you have probably asked yourselves this question in the past.…

Women’s college basketball: Iowa State’s Carleton named AP All-American

Women’s college basketball: Iowa State’s Carleton named AP All-American

AMES – The postseason awards continue to pile up for Iowa State senior Bridget Carleton. Carleton, the 2019 Big 12 Player of the Year, earned another All-America accolade today by…

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg issue Give Back Iowa Challenge

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg issue Give Back Iowa Challenge

DES MOINES– Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg announced the start of the fifth annual Give Back Iowa Challenge on Monday. The challenge is issued to employers and…

Cerro Gordo county expense report, March 26, 2019

Cerro Gordo county expense report, March 26, 2019

Cerro Gordo county expense report for March 26, 2019: Best Buddies Iowa, contribution 500.00  1 C G Co Conservation, contribution 30000.00  1 C G Co Emergency Man, contribution 7125.25  1…

Arrests made after high-speed chase in Kensett

Arrests made after high-speed chase in Kensett

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Governor Reynolds announces new program to help Iowa families keep teens safe behind the wheel

Governor Reynolds announces new program to help Iowa families keep teens safe behind the wheel

DES MOINES – Gov.  Kim Reynolds in conjunction with the Iowa Department of Transportation, is pleased to announce an initiative new to Iowa designed to help teen drivers and their…

5 top spots for an unforgettable date in North Iowa

From the hubbub of its capital, Des Moines, to the tranquility of the wetlands surrounding the Upper Mississippi River, the so-called Hawkeye State has so many interesting sights and locations…