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Gov. Reynolds appoints Gerd W. Clabaugh interim director Department of Human Services; Democrats demand action

Gov. Reynolds appoints Gerd W. Clabaugh interim director Department of Human Services; Democrats demand action

DES MOINES – Today, Governor Reynolds appointed Gerd W. Clabaugh to serve as interim director of the Department of Human Services. He will continue to serve as director of the…

Guatemalan man living in Charles City sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States

Guatemalan man living in Charles City sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States

CHARLES CITY – A Guatemalan man living in Charles City has been sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States. A man who illegally returned to the United States after…

Paroled man accused of assaulting woman “throughout the morning” in Fort Dodge Monday morning

Paroled man accused of assaulting woman “throughout the morning” in Fort Dodge Monday morning

FORT DODGE – A paroled man is accused of assaulting a woman “throughout the morning” in Fort Dodge Monday morning and is now behind bars. On June 17, 2019, at…

Dubuque police investigate after man shot in torso

Dubuque police investigate after man shot in torso

DUBUQUE – Police in Dubuque are piecing together the circumstances surrounding a shooting tht left a man with a bullet wound to the torso. On June 16, 2019, at approximately…

UPDATE: Four dead in West Des Moines by gunshot; three murdered, one suicide

UPDATE: Four dead in West Des Moines by gunshot; three murdered, one suicide

WEST DES MOINES – The family that was found dead in a West Des Moines house this weekend all died by gunshot as three were murdered and one died of…

Jessica and Derek Balsley of The Art of Education University recognized as NIACC Pappajohn Center June Entrepreneurs of the Month

Jessica and Derek Balsley of The Art of Education University recognized as NIACC Pappajohn Center June Entrepreneurs of the Month

MASON CITY – The Art of Education University, founded by Jessica and Derek Balsley in 2011, is a local Iowa success story of building a global company in a rural…

Mason City police say man was intoxicated when he crashed car with three children inside, sending them to hospital

Mason City police say man was intoxicated when he crashed car with three children inside, sending them to hospital

MASON CITY – Mason City police said today a man was intoxicated when he crashed his car with three children inside, sending them to hospital, and he’s now behind bars…

ICE arrests 140 criminal aliens and immigration violators in 5-day enforcement surge in 6 Midwestern states

ICE arrests 140 criminal aliens and immigration violators in 5-day enforcement surge in 6 Midwestern states

CHICAGO — Federal officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 140 criminal aliens and immigration violators in six Midwest states during a five-day enforcement action, which ended last…

Justice Department announces new Transnational Elder Fraud Strike Force

Justice Department announces new Transnational Elder Fraud Strike Force

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new federal law enforcement effort will coordinate action against foreign fraud schemes that target American seniors. Attorney General William P. Barr today announced the establishment of…

Gov. Reynolds announces “This Is Iowa” campaign to encourage people to choose Iowa

Gov. Reynolds announces “This Is Iowa” campaign to encourage people to choose Iowa

DES MOINES – Today, Governor Kim Reynolds announced a new effort to encourage people from across the nation to visit, live and work in Iowa. The “This is Iowa” campaign…

College Track & Field: Iowa State adds premier middle distance runner to roster

College Track & Field: Iowa State adds premier middle distance runner to roster

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State track and field program continued to add depth to its men’s middle distance squad with the addition of Daniel Nixon, Director of Track and…

Mason City man dead in head-on auto crash

Mason City man dead in head-on auto crash

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A Mason City man lost his life in a head-on auto crash Sunday morning. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident took place Sunday,…

Senator Amanda Ragan: “How can we make Iowa No. 1 again? Put Iowans First!”

Senator Amanda Ragan: “How can we make Iowa No. 1 again? Put Iowans First!”

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing Franklin, Butler and Cerro Gordo counties: We recently learned that Iowa is no longer the “best state” in…

Is your home healthy for you?

Is your home healthy for you?

By: Jenna Heiar, MPH, CHES, HUD Program Manager & Healthy Homes Program Coordinator Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health Our health and well-being can feel like a 1000-piece puzzle…