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Mason City police investigate shooting; blood found at scene

Mason City police investigate shooting; blood found at scene

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Two DNR Conservation Officers placed on leave following involvement in Des Moines fight

Two DNR Conservation Officers placed on leave following involvement in Des Moines fight

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Mason City fire department receives grant to hire three full time firefighters

Mason City fire department receives grant to hire three full time firefighters

MASON CITY – The Mason City fire department announced it has received a grant to hire three full time firefighters. The Mason City Fire Department is pleased to announce funding has…

Woman hurt in Hampton auto collision

Woman hurt in Hampton auto collision

HAMPTON – A woman suffered minor injuries in an auto collision Friday in Hampton. Around 3:40 PM Friday afternoon at the intersection of 1st Street SE and 1st Avenue SE…

Officer’s nose broken at Anamosa State Penitentiary by violent inmate

Officer’s nose broken at Anamosa State Penitentiary by violent inmate

ANAMOSA – A staff member was assaulted by an inmate at the Anamosa State Penitentiary in Anamosa at approximately 11:30 a.m. Friday. The staff member, a correctional officer, was working at his post when an inmate…

Schedule for Gov. Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Gregg for September 23 through September 29, 2019

Schedule for Gov. Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Gregg for September 23 through September 29, 2019

DES MOINES– Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg on Friday released their public schedules for Monday, September 23 – Sunday, September 29, 2019. The following events are open…

Mason City man allegedly shot twice and hospitalized; police seek clues

Mason City man allegedly shot twice and hospitalized; police seek clues

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Police find wandering 2-year-old in Charles City, seeking lost dog; returned to parents

Police find wandering 2-year-old in Charles City, seeking lost dog; returned to parents

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City of Mason City expense report for Sept. 19, 2019

City of Mason City expense report for Sept. 19, 2019

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 9/19/2019 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL MAINTENANCE MATERIAL 219.98 ACCORD ARCHITECTURE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 1,008.43 AFFORDABLE TOWING MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSE 1,480.00 ALL STAR PEST…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Cordell Pemsl cited for OWI

College Basketball: Iowa’s Cordell Pemsl cited for OWI

IOWA CITY- University of Iowa redshirt junior Cordell Pemsl was arrested by law enforcement early Friday morning in Iowa City for operating while intoxicated (OWI). An announcement was made by…

3 Creative Careers That Could Transform Your Life

Starting a new career can be a scary thought, but so is the thought of getting stuck in a dead-end career that you aren’t actually enjoying. If you are a…

Gov. Reynolds meets with  Trump’s Workforce Advisory Board; job growth recommendations announced

Gov. Reynolds meets with  Trump’s Workforce Advisory Board; job growth recommendations announced

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Kim Reynolds and other members of President Trump’s American Workforce Advisory Board laid out key recommendations to help Americans find multiple pathways to a rewarding…

Colt to cease production of AR-15 and other “sporting rifles”

Colt to cease production of AR-15 and other “sporting rifles”

WEST HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT – A military-style weapon that has reportedly been used in several recent mass shootings won’t be in production, the company that makes them announced. Colt, which manufactures…

The legalization of sports gambling could spell cash for Iowa

If you’ve tried to place a sports bet in Iowa in recent decades it’s likely that you’ll have found yourself frustrated at the first hurdle. Until recently, a federal law…

Woman Claims That has Proof That Facebook is Listening to Your Conversations

The past year was very rough for Facebook. There were so many allegations about private information leaking and abuse. In Mark Zuckerberg’s hearing, he admitted that Facebook cannot listen to…

OBIT: John Robert Leslie Carpenter, 34, of Charles City

OBIT: John Robert Leslie Carpenter, 34, of Charles City

John Robert Leslie Carpenter, 34, of Charles City, passed away Monday, September 16, 2019 at the Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus in Rochester, Minnesota with his loving family at…

OBIT: Elizabeth “Betty” Haus, 88, of Charles City

OBIT: Elizabeth “Betty” Haus, 88, of Charles City

Elizabeth “Betty” Haus, 88, of Charles City, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at the 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. A Mass of Christian Burial for Betty…

Ammonia in storm water runoff led to Northern Iowa fish kill

Ammonia in storm water runoff led to Northern Iowa fish kill

MALCOM — DNR staff spent two days in the field looking for the source of a fish kill on Little Bear Creek one mile west of Malcom. The fish had…

NIACC women’s and men’s cross country teams receive top-ten ranking

NIACC women’s and men’s cross country teams receive top-ten ranking

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s cross country team is ranked ninth in the initial USTFCCCA NJCAA Division I poll released Wednesday. NIACC placed sixth at the Luther College All-American…

Iowa Department of Education seeks public input on use of seclusion and restraint in schools

Iowa Department of Education seeks public input on use of seclusion and restraint in schools

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Education today announced six meetings to gather public input on proposed revisions to rules regarding the appropriate use of seclusion and restraint in…

California will restrict certain travel to Iowa due to gender-affirming care restrictions

California will restrict certain travel to Iowa due to gender-affirming care restrictions

SACRAMENTO– California Attorney General Xavier Becerra recently announced that, effective October 4, 2019, California will prohibit state-funded and state-sponsored travel to Iowa because of a new provision in law Iowa…

From Idea to a Full-Fledged Successful Business – How Iowans Can Start their Own Mid-Sized Business from Home

From Idea to a Full-Fledged Successful Business – How Iowans Can Start their Own Mid-Sized Business from Home

While Iowa is traditionally known for its agriculture and food production industry, there are many other industries that Iowans are branching into, and with great success. In a report published…

Armed man barricades himself in Waterloo house, later discovered deceased

Armed man barricades himself in Waterloo house, later discovered deceased

WATERLOO – An armed man barricaded himself in a Waterloo house and was later discovered deceased. On Thursday, September 12, 2019 at approximately 1:26 PM, Waterloo Police responded to a…

Northern Iowa woman threatens others with rifle as eviction served by police

Northern Iowa woman threatens others with rifle as eviction served by police

ESTHERVILLE – A Northern Iowa woman threatened others with a rifle as an eviction notice was served by police, then she was busted with meth-selling materials. An Estherville woman is…

City of Mason City expense report for Sept. 12, 2019

City of Mason City expense report for Sept. 12, 2019

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 9/12/2019 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 707.80 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE 83.56 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC OFFICE SUPPLIES 272.17…

LAKE MILLS, Iowa – Trevis and Kris Erickson saw as business opportunity emerge 150 feet from the front of their new home. The couple had moved to a place on…

Awards announced for the Ceramics at the MacNider Exhibition

Awards announced for the Ceramics at the MacNider Exhibition

MASON CITY – Awards were announced for the Ceramics at the MacNider: Celebrating Artwork Created in the Museum’s Ceramic Studio exhibition on Friday, August 2. The awards announcement was held…

 Hawkeye football players earn awards for stellar play versus Cyclones

 Hawkeye football players earn awards for stellar play versus Cyclones

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa kicker Keith Duncan and defensive back D.J. Johnson have been recognized as Big Ten Conference Players of the Week following Iowa’s 18-17 win at Iowa…

Local health department warns of increase in cases of severe lung disease and points to vaping as culprit

Local health department warns of increase in cases of severe lung disease and points to vaping as culprit

MASON CITY – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued a Health Advisory regarding severe pulmonary disease associated with e-cigarette use. The CDC is providing information on…

3 Advertising Ideas For Small Businesses

3 Advertising Ideas For Small Businesses

There’s no prouder moment than launching a new business. For anybody that has spent months or even years to see a business idea come to life, once launched is when…

Two men arrested after Northern Iowa death investigation

Two men arrested after Northern Iowa death investigation

ESTHERVILLE – Two men were arrested after a long investigation into the death of a man in Estherville that happened back in January. On Monday January 29th, 2018 Estherville Officers…

Unionized American auto workers go on strike after helping General Motors reach record-level profits

Unionized American auto workers go on strike after helping General Motors reach record-level profits

DETROIT – Local Union leaders from across the nation met Sunday morning after the 2015 General Motors collective bargaining agreement expired Saturday night and opted to strike at midnight on…

Iowa man who sold heroin that caused two overdoses sentenced to federal prison

Iowa man who sold heroin that caused two overdoses sentenced to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who sold heroin to two individuals who nearly died was sentenced today to more than six years in federal prison. Travon Patterson, age 28, from…

Mason City man under investigation after crashing truck through closed railroad intersection

Mason City man under investigation after crashing truck through closed railroad intersection

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is under investigation after yet another incident in which a driver crashed his truck into a rail road intersection where no one should…

Winnebago Industries to acquire premium RV manufacturer Newmar

Winnebago Industries to acquire premium RV manufacturer Newmar

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – Winnebago Industries, Inc., a leading outdoor lifestyle product manufacturer, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Newmar Corporation (“Newmar”), a leading…

News update from Iowa Democrats

News update from Iowa Democrats

The following is a news update from Iowa Democrats, released September 11, 2019: Trump Trade Conflict Adding to Slow Economic Growth The damage caused by the Trump Administration’s trade war…

College Football: Iowa drubs Iowa State in rivalry game, 18-17

College Football: Iowa drubs Iowa State in rivalry game, 18-17

AMES – Bad weather, long delays and a hostile environment were not enough to derail the Iowa Hawkeyes Saturday as they beat their in-state rival Iowa State, 18-17, in Jack…

Charles City man facing felony drug charges

Charles City man facing felony drug charges

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man nabbed on a warrant this week is now facing felony drug charges. On September 9, 2019 at about 8:47 AM, officers with the…

Man who helped two others invade rural Iowa home and sexually assault elderly women to get decades in prison for his crimes

Man who helped two others invade rural Iowa home and sexually assault elderly women to get decades in prison for his crimes

AMES – A man who joined two others in invading a rural Iowa home and sexually assaulting an 82-year-old woman will get decades in prison, prosecutors say. Luis Cruz will…

Mason City man charged with felony drunk driving after crashing vehicle into train

Mason City man charged with felony drunk driving after crashing vehicle into train

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is in jail, charged with felony drunk driving after crashing his vehicle into a train. Monday morning, September 2 at 1:48 AM, Mason…

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