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Sac City man accused of two burglaries

Sac City man accused of two burglaries

SAC CITY, IOWA – A Sac City man is accused of two burglaries at Sac County Cattle Company. During the month of October, 2019 the Sac City Police Department investigated…

College Football: Iowa’s Stanley named top-10 finalist for Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

College Football: Iowa’s Stanley named top-10 finalist for Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior quarterback Nate Stanley has been named one of 10 finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which is presented annually to the…

Senator calls on Iowans to speak up about impact of EPA proposal on farmers and rural economy

Senator calls on Iowans to speak up about impact of EPA proposal on farmers and rural economy

MOUNT PLEASANT – State Sen. Rich Taylor (D-Mount Pleasant), a member of the Iowa Senate Agriculture Committee, today called on Iowans to raise their voices in support of Iowa farmers…

Minnesota man who drove to Iowa to molest two teens convicted by jury, faces big penalties

Minnesota man who drove to Iowa to molest two teens convicted by jury, faces big penalties

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who traveled from Minnesota to Iowa to have sex with minors was convicted by a jury on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, after a three-day trial…

Iowa Caucus Journey: Bernie declares victory in Iowa Democratic Youth Caucus Straw Poll

Iowa Caucus Journey: Bernie declares victory in Iowa Democratic Youth Caucus Straw Poll

DES MOINES – Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign on Wednesday declared victory in the Iowa Democratic Youth Caucus Straw Poll held this week at hundreds of high schools across the state.…

Three nominees chosen for Iowa Court of Appeals vacancy

Three nominees chosen for Iowa Court of Appeals vacancy

DES MOINES – Eleven Iowans applied with the State Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the vacancy on the Iowa Court of Appeals that will occur when Judge Amanda Potterfield retires on…

College Wrestling: Iowa’s Brands prepares Hawkeyes for upcoming season

College Wrestling: Iowa’s Brands prepares Hawkeyes for upcoming season

IOWA CITY – The Iowa Hawkeye wrestling team is set for the 2019-2020 season, and coach Tom Brands is preparing his team for another top finish in the nation. University…

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones pick up exhibition win over Missouri Western

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones pick up exhibition win over Missouri Western

AMES – Iowa State rolled to an 87-54 victory in an exhibition matchup with Missouri Western State on Wednesday night at Hilton Coliseum behind double-digit efforts by five Cyclones. Ashley…

Gov. Reynolds forms U.S. Census Complete Count Committee

Gov. Reynolds forms U.S. Census Complete Count Committee

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced today that she is forming the Iowa Census Complete Count Committee (CCC) to increase awareness among Iowans about the importance of completing the…

Gov. Reynolds, Director Wise issue statements on Iowa’s No. 1 average ACT score

Gov. Reynolds, Director Wise issue statements on Iowa’s No. 1 average ACT score

DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds issued the following statement in response to ACT’s national release of assessment results, which show Iowa’s average composite score tied for first in the…

Fort Dodge woman shot in the back, police say

Fort Dodge woman shot in the back, police say

FORT DODGE – A Fort Dodge woman was shot in the back, police say, as they investigate the incident. On Tuesday, October 29 at approximately 7:40 PM, the Webster County…

Manly woman guilty of 14 counts of animal neglect in Worth county puppy mill case

Manly woman guilty of 14 counts of animal neglect in Worth county puppy mill case

NORTHWOOD – A Manly woman guilty is guilty of 14 counts of animal neglect in a Worth county puppy mill case. The ASPCA commended the Worth County Sheriff’s Office and…

A Guide to Home Security

A Guide to Home Security

You don’t necessarily need 6-foot tall walls surrounding your property or guard dogs roaming your front yard at night to keep your home safe. There are a host of small…

Frightened Waukee residents flee homes after loud noises; police clueless on source

Frightened Waukee residents flee homes after loud noises; police clueless on source

WAUKEE, IOWA – Frightened Waukee residents fled their homes after loud noises Monday night and police are clueless on the source of the disruption. On Oct. 28 at 6:58 p.m.,…

Sheffield man struck by semi while bike-riding on Highway 65

Sheffield man struck by semi while bike-riding on Highway 65

SHEFFIELD — A Sheffield man was struck by semi while bike-riding on Highway 65 early Monday morning, sending him to Mayo Hospital on a helicopter. A 2016 KW semi driven…

Veterans Day Assembly planned at Lincoln Intermediate in Mason City

Veterans Day Assembly planned at Lincoln Intermediate in Mason City

MASON CITY – A Veterans Day Assembly is planned at Lincoln Intermediate in Mason City next month. On November 11, 2019, students at Lincoln Intermediate will be celebrating Veterans Day…

Craft display opens this week at the MacNider Art Museum

Craft display opens this week at the MacNider Art Museum

MASON CITY – A new craft display opens later this week at the MacNider Art Museum. Iowa Crafts: 44 opens on Friday, November 1 at the Charles H. MacNider Art…

Louisiana man arrested for murder of Iowa man

Louisiana man arrested for murder of Iowa man

BURLINGTON, IOWA – A Louisiana man has been arrested for the murder of an Iowa man. On Monday October 28, 2019 Moshun Dee Reed, age 19 of Shreveport, Louisiana was…

Fort Dodge man pleads guilty to drug and gun charges

Fort Dodge man pleads guilty to drug and gun charges

SIOUX CITY – A man who distributed cocaine and possessed a gun in furtherance of his drug trafficking pled guilty October 22, 2019, in federal court in Sioux City. Quinn…

Iowa man accused of stabbing wife to death

Iowa man accused of stabbing wife to death

IOWA CITY – An Iowa man is behind bars after he called police about his unresponsive wife, whom he allegedly stabbed multiple times in the torso. On April 5, 2019,…

State health department says most violent deaths in Iowa are male suicides

State health department says most violent deaths in Iowa are male suicides

DES MOINES – A report released this week by the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) shows the majority of violent deaths in Iowa are classified as suicide and 4…

Lake Mills man accused of two sexual assaults in Mason City

Lake Mills man accused of two sexual assaults in Mason City

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Northern Iowa postal employee pleads guilty to theft of mail matter

Northern Iowa postal employee pleads guilty to theft of mail matter

SIOUX CITY – A Northern Iowa woman and postal employee has entered a guilty plea to stealing mail. Cassandra Rheuport, 30, from Rolfe, Iowa, pled guilty to theft of mail…

Gov. Reynolds signs First Responder Appreciation Day proclamation

Gov. Reynolds signs First Responder Appreciation Day proclamation

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Reynolds signed a proclamation for First Responder Appreciation Day to honor the heroes that protect and serve Iowans in times of need. Watch the proclamation…

Charles City man arrested for lascivious acts with a child and indecent contact with a child

Charles City man arrested for lascivious acts with a child and indecent contact with a child

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Charles City man arrested for speeding and drunk driving

Charles City man arrested for speeding and drunk driving

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was arrested for speeding and drunk driving. The arrest occurred on October 27, 2019. At 1:34 AM that morning, officers with the Charles…

Iowa woman killed in explosion during gender reveal party

Iowa woman killed in explosion during gender reveal party

MARION COUNTY, IOWA – A joyous occasion turned tragic for Iowans this weekend when an unexlplained explosion sent debris hurtling through the air, striking and killing a woman. Police in…

City of Mason City expense report for Oct. 24, 2019

City of Mason City expense report for Oct. 24, 2019

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 10/24/2019 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ABBAS, TOM FEE PROGRAMS 135.00 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC OFFICE EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE 247.67 AMAZON CAPITAL SERVICES OFFICE SUPPLIES 85.10 ARAMARK…

ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi hunted down and killed by U.S. special forces

ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi hunted down and killed by U.S. special forces

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the brutal terrorist group ISIS, was “violently eliminated” last night, the White House announced this morning. “The world is now a…

High School Football: Mason City snags first victory in 2 years, owning Ottumwa 28-17

High School Football: Mason City snags first victory in 2 years, owning Ottumwa 28-17

MASON CITY – The sweet juices of victory finally dribbled down the chins of Mason City High School football fans after the Mohawks laid a beating on the Ottumwa Bulldogs,…

College Football: Iowa stops Northwestern, 20-0

College Football: Iowa stops Northwestern, 20-0

EVANSTON, ILLINOIS – Iowa ruined Northwestern’s homecoming today with a 20-0 road victory. Iowa is bowl eligible for the 18th time in the last 19 seasons. Kirk Ferentz has 94…

Fatal accident reported in Floyd county

Fatal accident reported in Floyd county

FLOYD COUNTY – A fatal accident has been reported today in Floyd county, with a number of emergency responders at the scene. The accident happened at 6:36 AM Saturday, October…

ICE removes Russian agent Mariia Butina following conspiracy conviction

ICE removes Russian agent Mariia Butina following conspiracy conviction

WASHINGTON –A citizen of the Russian Federation, who was convicted of conspiracy to act as an agent of a foreign government, was removed from the U.S. Friday, pursuant to a…

Watchdog refuses to confirm investigations as leaky intel community spills secrets, Grassley says

Watchdog refuses to confirm investigations as leaky intel community spills secrets, Grassley says

WASHINGTON – The Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) is again refusing to provide any assurances that a steady stream of sensitive and classified leaks from the nation’s intelligence personnel are…

Kris Kristofferson to perform at NIACC

Kris Kristofferson to perform at NIACC

MASON CITY – The NIACC Performing Arts and Leadership Series proudly presents Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers at the North Iowa Community Auditorium on the NIACC campus at 7:30 p.m.…

Iowa man arrested after 10-month-old infant suffers multiple injuries

Iowa man arrested after 10-month-old infant suffers multiple injuries

DES MOINES – An Iowa man is behind bars after he allegedly inflicted multiple injuries on a baby. On October 23, 2019, 35-year-old Richard Samuel Grylls was arrested without incident…

OBIT: Mary Lou (Hove) Kloberdanz, 85

OBIT: Mary Lou (Hove) Kloberdanz, 85

Mary Lou (Hove) Kloberdanz, 85, of Charles City, passed away Monday, October 21, 2019 at the 11th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. A Mass of Christian Burial will…

Women’s College Basketball: Hawkeyes to be counting on Makenzie Meyer’s shooting this season

Women’s College Basketball: Hawkeyes to be counting on Makenzie Meyer’s shooting this season

IOWA CITY – Former Mason City star Makenzie Meyer enters her senior year for Iowa, and the Hawkeyes will need her long-distance shooting to be on the mark for continued…

Senator Klobuchar releases “Many Paths to Success” post-secondary education plan

Senator Klobuchar releases “Many Paths to Success” post-secondary education plan

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Today, ahead of her visit to Nashua Community College for an Advanced Manufacturing Facility tour and town hall, Senator Amy Klobuchar released her “Many Paths to Success” Post-Secondary…

Gov. Reynolds signs Halloween Safety Proclamation

Gov. Reynolds signs Halloween Safety Proclamation

DES MOINES – Gov. Reynolds on Friday signed a proclamation for Halloween Safety Week to promote a safe and enjoyable Halloween celebration for Iowans. Watch the proclamation signing on Facebook…

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