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Iowa man pleads guilty to attempting to entice a minor

Iowa man pleads guilty to attempting to entice a minor

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who attempted to entice a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity pled guilty today in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Jason Koontz, age…

Iowa nurse charged with drug theft and tampering

Iowa nurse charged with drug theft and tampering

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa nurse has been charged with drug theft and tampering. Katie Louise Boll, age 31, from Manchester, Iowa, has been charged with thirteen counts of acquiring…

Sen. Ragan: Privatized Medicaid is increasingly unaffordable

Sen. Ragan: Privatized Medicaid is increasingly unaffordable

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing Franklin, Butler and Cerro Gordo counties: Iowa’s privatized Medicaid program will continue. The state has signed contracts with…

City of Mason City expense report, July 18, 2019

City of Mason City expense report, July 18, 2019

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 7/18/2019 Payee Description Amount —————————————— 4IMPRINT COMMUNITY POLICING 354.19 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC COPY CHARGE 124.90 ALL STAR PEST CONTROL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 300.00 AMES…

Minnesota residents arrested on numerous drug charges after returning to abandoned car in Emmet county

Minnesota residents arrested on numerous drug charges after returning to abandoned car in Emmet county

RURAL EMMET COUNTY, IOWA – Two Ceylon, Minnesota people were arrested as the result of an investigation by the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office recently. According to Emmet County Sheriff Mike…

Waterloo felon and drug user sentenced to five years in federal prison for unlawfully possessing guns

Waterloo felon and drug user sentenced to five years in federal prison for unlawfully possessing guns

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who previously spent time in state prison for burglary and robbery offenses was sentenced July 11, 2019, to five years in federal prison. Jacob Mervin…

Iowa school districts will expand computer science after state appropriation

Iowa school districts will expand computer science after state appropriation

DES MOINES – Gov. Reynolds announced a total of 23 Iowa school districts – including Clear Lake and Mason City – will be able to bolster their computer science teacher…

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, Sinaloa Cartel leader, sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, Sinaloa Cartel leader, sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years

NEW YORK – Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera, known by various aliases, including “El Chapo” and “El Rapido,” was sentenced today by United States District Judge Brian M. Cogan to life…