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Person shot in Cedar Rapids parking lot

Person shot in Cedar Rapids parking lot

CEDAR RAPIDS – Police officers received reports of a shooting incident that occurred in the Iowa Smoke Shop parking lot at 70 Kirkwood Court SW shortly after 1:20 a.m. Saturday.…

United States announces deal with Canada and Mexico to lift retaliatory tariffs

United States announces deal with Canada and Mexico to lift retaliatory tariffs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, the United States announced an agreement with Canada and Mexico to remove the Section 232 tariffs for steel and aluminum imports from those countries and…

Fort Dodge man sent to federal prison for meth and gun convictions

Fort Dodge man sent to federal prison for meth and gun convictions

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine and illegally possessed firearms was sentenced May 15, 2019, to 15 years in federal prison. Cody Groat, 25, from Fort…

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

DES MOINES – On Friday, May 17, Gov. Reynolds signed the following bills into law: HF634: an act relating to certain boards and councils in the department of human rights…

Kraft Heinz plant in Mason City set for multi-million dollar expansion

Kraft Heinz plant in Mason City set for multi-million dollar expansion

MASON CITY – The Kraft Heinz plant in Mason City is approved for a multi-million dollar expansion, bringing  new jobs. Councilman Paul Adams said Friday that Kraft Heinz has announced…

Convicted thief fails to return to facility in Fort Dodge; police seek clues

Convicted thief fails to return to facility in Fort Dodge; police seek clues

FORT DODGE – A convicted thief failed to return to a residential facility in Fort Dodge and police are seeking clues leading to his capture. Roy Dylan Sanchez, convicted of…