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Gov. Reynolds appoints Clarion student Zack Leist to Iowa Board of Regents

Gov. Reynolds appoints Clarion student Zack Leist to Iowa Board of Regents

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds has appointed Iowa State University student Zack Leist to the Iowa Board of Regents, effective today. This appointment is to succeed Rachael Johnson, and…

Mason City police seek man who stole car from convenience store

Mason City police seek man who stole car from convenience store

MASON CITY – Mason City police are seeking clues as to the identity of a man who got into a car at a local convenience store and drove away, abandoning…

Iowa Attorney General seeks diocese records on clergy abuse, creates hotline for survivors

Iowa Attorney General seeks diocese records on clergy abuse, creates hotline for survivors

DES MOINES — The Iowa Attorney General’s Office has sent letters to the dioceses of Davenport, Des Moines, Dubuque and Sioux City, requesting information on records of clergy sexual abuse.…

Gov. Reynolds announces $16 million Future Ready Iowa funding  

Gov. Reynolds announces $16 million Future Ready Iowa funding  

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Reynolds announced over $16 million in new funding for her signature workforce policy initiative, the Future Ready Iowa Act. With H.F. 758, H.F. 546, and…

Gov. Reynolds names Beth Skinner as Department of Corrections Director

Gov. Reynolds names Beth Skinner as Department of Corrections Director

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced the appointment of Dr. Beth Skinner to lead the Iowa Department of Corrections, effective today. “Dr. Beth Skinner brings a wealth of talent…

Democrat announces candidacy to unseat Senator Joni Ernst

Democrat announces candidacy to unseat Senator Joni Ernst

DES MOINES – A Des Moines-area businesswoman is vying to unseat Joni Ernst from the U.S. Senate. Theresa Greenfield of Windsor Heights, Iowa, says on her campaign website that she…

Tomato company proposes facility in Mason City with up to 50 jobs

Tomato company proposes facility in Mason City with up to 50 jobs

MASON CITY – Mayor Bill Schickel announced this morning that tomato producer Bushel Boy Farms wants to build a facility on Mason City’s south side industrial area and the City…

Mason City School Board to consider raises for administrators; 5 employees to top $800K in total compensation

Mason City School Board to consider raises for administrators; 5 employees to top $800K in total compensation

MASON CITY – The Mason City School Board will meet Monday night to talk about a project for a new gymnasium and swimming pool, then consider raises for 3 administrators…