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DNR investigating fish kill in Backbone State Park trout streams

DNR investigating fish kill in Backbone State Park trout streams

DUNDEE – DNR staff investigated a fish kill in Backbone State Park Sept. 28 after trout anglers reported seeing dead fish in Richmond Springs and Fenchel Creek. Staff from DNR…

Caring Pregnancy Center of Mason City to host Fall Reception

Caring Pregnancy Center of Mason City to host Fall Reception

MASON CITY – Caring Pregnancy Center of Mason City will host its annual Fall Reception. On Saturday, November 2, 2019, the Caring Pregnancy Center of Mason City will host the…

Three-time Waterloo felon sent to federal prison for possessing loaded gun with obliterated serial number

Three-time Waterloo felon sent to federal prison for possessing loaded gun with obliterated serial number

CEDAR RAPIDS – A convicted felon who was stopped with a loaded firearm while under the influence of drugs in Waterloo was sentenced today to more than six years in…

Annual tree and brush removal efforts within county road right-of-ways to begin in Cerro Gordo county

Annual tree and brush removal efforts within county road right-of-ways to begin in Cerro Gordo county

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board Roadside Management staff will soon begin annual tree and brush removal efforts within county road right-of-ways. Manual removal of trees and…

Supreme Court to hear abortion case

Supreme Court to hear abortion case

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court has added an abortion case to its docket and it could be a big ruling in the controversial matter. A Louisiana law that…

Democratic Presidential contender Bernie Sanders hospitalized for heart trouble

Democratic Presidential contender Bernie Sanders hospitalized for heart trouble

LAS VEGAS – Bernie Sanders, a leading contender for the Democratic nomination for President, is recovering in a Las Vegas hospital after a heart procedure. Sanders was hospitalized this week…

Top Iowa fishing spots for week of October 3, 2019

Top Iowa fishing spots for week of October 3, 2019

CLEAR LAKE – This weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys and county and state parks staff. For current information, contact the…

Manchester United stars Omitted from the England senior team 

Manchester United superstars Jesse Lingard and Aaron Wan-Bissaka have both failed to make the England national team call-up this time including Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. And in their omission, head…

Trump and EPA announce biofuel deal

Trump and EPA announce biofuel deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue issued the following statements after President Donald J. Trump successfully…

Iowa woman’s suspicious death ruled a suicide

Iowa woman’s suspicious death ruled a suicide

DEWITT, IOWA – The suspicious death of an Iowa woman has been ruled a suicide. On Friday, September 27, 2019, at approximately 9:44 AM, the DeWitt Police Department received a…

City of Mason City expense report for October 3, 2019

City of Mason City expense report for October 3, 2019

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 10/3/2019 Payee Description Amount —————————————— A1-PORTABLES MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSE 585.00 ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 5,199.67 ADVANCED SYSTEMS INC OFFICE SUPPLIES 268.00 AGVANTAGE FS…