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Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship receives $1.15 million grant from EPA to fund Middle Cedar River wetland project

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship receives $1.15 million grant from EPA to fund Middle Cedar River wetland project

DES MOINES, Iowa (July 2, 2019) – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has been selected for a $1.15 million…

Ames bank robbed Wednesday morning

Ames bank robbed Wednesday morning

AMES, IOWA – An Ames bank was robbed Wednesday morning and police are investigating the armed robbery, seeking three suspects. On July 3, 2019, at 9:20 AM, the Ames Police…

Man and woman arrested after guns, illicit drugs found in rural Worth county house

Man and woman arrested after guns, illicit drugs found in rural Worth county house

RURAL WORTH COUNTY – A man and a woman were arrested after guns and illicit drugs were found in rural Worth county house. On June 28, 2019 at about 1228…

Person hospitalized after threats to harm herself

Person hospitalized after threats to harm herself

RURAL NORTHWOOD – Authorities responded to a person in rural Worth county that was threatening to hurt herself, leading to their hospitalization. On June 26, 2019, the Worth County Sheriff’s…

Rep. Steckman reminds citizens of new Iowa laws now in effect as of July 1

Rep. Steckman reminds citizens of new Iowa laws now in effect as of July 1

DES MOINES – State Representative Sharon Steckman of Mason City this week reminded Iowans about several new laws that will take effect on July 1, the start of the state’s…

DNR Conservation Officers on the lookout for intoxicated boat operators

DNR Conservation Officers on the lookout for intoxicated boat operators

DES MOINES – State, federal and local law enforcement agencies will be focusing on the boating while intoxicated law as part of the national Operation Dry Water campaign to draw…

Health Department teams with Mason City Chamber of Commerce for Annual Workplace Wellness Awards

Health Department teams with Mason City Chamber of Commerce for Annual Workplace Wellness Awards

MASON CITY –  The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health, in partnership with the Mason City Chamber of Commerce and their Worksite Wellness Committee, is announcing the fourth annual…

Hickenlooper returns to Iowa July 7 and 8

Hickenlooper returns to Iowa July 7 and 8

IOWA — Former Colorado governor and Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper will return to Iowa July 7 and 8. Details below, more events to be announced. SUNDAY, JULY 7 WHAT:…

Haliburton, USA Basketball to quarterfinals of the FIBA U19 World Cup

HERAKLION, Greece – USA Basketball and Iowa State men’s basketball sophomore Tyrese Haliburton advanced to the quarterfinals of the FIBA U19 World Cup with a decisive 116-66 victory over Latvia…

FEMA makes additional assistance available to public entities

FEMA makes additional assistance available to public entities

DES MOINES – Gov. Reynolds on Tuesday received word that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has made additional assistance available to public entities and nonprofits impacted by severe weather…

Two join NIACC Alumni Advisory Board

Two join NIACC Alumni Advisory Board

MASON CITY – Jerel Jernigan and Ruth Miller have joined the North Iowa Area Community College Alumni Advisory Board. Jerel Jernigan graduated from North Iowa Area Community College in 2011…

How to Plan Responsibly for the Future

How to Plan Responsibly for the Future

Much of the advice given to us as young adults is to live in the moment – to feel at peace in the present and to not give much care…

Former Hampton man who beat sex abuse charge caught littering in Charles City

Former Hampton man who beat sex abuse charge caught littering in Charles City

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