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College Basketball: UNI’s Trae Berhow named MVC Player of the Week

College Basketball: UNI’s Trae Berhow named MVC Player of the Week

ST. LOUIS – UNI’s Trae Berhow was named the MVC Player of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. Berhow led the Panthers to back-to-back wins…

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa State’s Ashley Joens captures Big 12 Weekly honors after historic week

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa State’s Ashley Joens captures Big 12 Weekly honors after historic week

IRVING, TX – Iowa State sophomore Ashley Joens claimed her first Big 12 Player of the Week honor of her career, the league announced Monday. Ashley Joens had the biggest…

Iowa’s Jack Nunge suffers torn ACL, out for season

Iowa’s Jack Nunge suffers torn ACL, out for season

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa men’s basketball sophomore Jack Nunge suffered a season-ending torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of his right knee in Sunday’s home game versus Cal Poly, which…

College Wrestling: Hawkeyes top Iowa State, 29-6

College Wrestling: Hawkeyes top Iowa State, 29-6

AMES – The second-ranked University of Iowa Wrestling team defeated No. 11 Iowa State, 29-6, on Sunday in the annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series. Iowa won eight-of-10 bouts, owning a…

OBIT: Stanley “Stan” Darwin Fitz, 90, of Rockford

OBIT: Stanley “Stan” Darwin Fitz, 90, of Rockford

Stanley “Stan” Darwin Fitz, 90, of Rockford, IA passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, November 23, 2019. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from…

College Football: Iowa State’s Purdy named Big 12’s Offensive Player of the Week

College Football: Iowa State’s Purdy named Big 12’s Offensive Player of the Week

IRVING, Texas – Iowa State sophomore quarterback Brock Purdy was named the Big 12’s Offensive Player of the Week, announced today by the league office. It’s Purdy’s second weekly honor…

Minnesota woman dies in rural Franklin county car crash

Minnesota woman dies in rural Franklin county car crash

RURAL FRANKLIN COUNTY – A Minnesota woman died in a rural Franklin county car crash Saturday morning. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident took place on Saturday, November…

Chinese National who worked at Monsanto indicted on economic espionage charges

Chinese National who worked at Monsanto indicted on economic espionage charges

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Haitao Xiang, 42, formerly of Chesterfield, Missouri, was indicted today by a federal grand jury on one count of conspiracy to commit economic espionage, three counts of…

College Basketball: Iowa 85, Cal Poly 59

College Basketball: Iowa 85, Cal Poly 59

IOWA CITY – Iowa beat another cupcake Sunday in Carver-Hawkeye Arena, this time drubbing Cal Poly 85-59. Iowa redshirt freshman CJ Fredrick registered a career-high 21 points on 5-of-5 shooting…

College Swimming: UNI Swim and Dive takes 5th in Kansas Classic

College Swimming: UNI Swim and Dive takes 5th in Kansas Classic

TOPEKA – The Panthers wrapped up an action-packed weekend in Kansas on Sunday. The swimmers were in Topeka for the Kansas Classic, while the divers competed in the Northwestern TYR…

College Wrestling: UNI beaten by Nebraska, 23-19

College Wrestling: UNI beaten by Nebraska, 23-19

CEDAR FALLS – UNI Wrestling fell to Nebraska 23-19 in a hard-fought dual Sunday afternoon at the historic West Gym. The Panthers picked up wins at 125, 133, 174 and 184.…

Women’s College Basketball: UNI tops NW Missouri State, 78-53

Women’s College Basketball: UNI tops NW Missouri State, 78-53

CEDAR FALLS – The UNI women’s basketball team jumped out to a 14-0 lead and never trailed en route to a 78-53 win over NCAA DII NW Missouri State Sunday afternoon…

NIACC Vocal Music presents a Winter Concert on Dec. 5

NIACC Vocal Music presents a Winter Concert on Dec. 5

MASON CITY – Everything from bright choreography to tuned water glasses will be featured when the North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) Concert Choir and NIACC Singers present their Winter…

College Volleyball: UNI beats Valpo in 3 sets

College Volleyball: UNI beats Valpo in 3 sets

CEDAR FALLS – The UNI volleyball team closed out its regular season with a three-set-sweep over Valparaiso 25-20, 25-13, 25-11. It is the 13th consecutive win over the Crusaders for…

College Wrestling: Iowa’s Glazier, Turk win titles at Lindenwood Open

College Wrestling: Iowa’s Glazier, Turk win titles at Lindenwood Open

ST. CHARLES, Missouri — University of Iowa senior Vince Turk and freshman Zach Glazier won tournament titles Saturday at the Lindenwood Open in St. Charles, Missouri. Turk recorded two technical…

Man who helped invade elderly Iowa woman’s home gets decades in prison

Man who helped invade elderly Iowa woman’s home gets decades in prison

AMES – A man who helped his pals invade an elderly woman’s home, rob and sexually assault her will be behind bars for decades. The Story county, Iowa attorney/s office…

Teen dies in four-vehicle accident Saturday evening in rural Cerro Gordo county

Teen dies in four-vehicle accident Saturday evening in rural Cerro Gordo county

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A teen died in a four-vehicle accident Saturday evening in rural Cerro Gordo county. The accident took place at 5:13 PM at the intersection of…

Former CIA officer sent to prison for giving military secrets to China

Former CIA officer sent to prison for giving military secrets to China

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) case officer was sentenced Friday to 19 years in prison for conspiring to communicate, deliver and transmit national defense information to…

College Football: UNI cruises by Western Illinois, 38-7

College Football: UNI cruises by Western Illinois, 38-7

CEDAR FALLS – The Ninth-ranked UNI Panther football team took care of business Saturday and cruised to a 38-7 win over Western Illinois in the regular-season finale in the UNI-Dome.…

College Football: Iowa edges Illinois, 19-10

College Football: Iowa edges Illinois, 19-10

IOWA CITY – Iowa picked up another conference win Saturday, beating Illinois 19-10 in Kinnick Stadium. Iowa Keith Duncan nailed four field goals (23, 45, 24, 29) to pace the…

College Volleyball: Iowa dropped by No. 5 Wisconsin

College Volleyball: Iowa dropped by No. 5 Wisconsin

MADISON, WI – The University of Iowa volleyball team (9-19, 3-14) fell to No. 5 Wisconsin (20-5, 16-1) in three sets on Friday night inside the UW Field House. Sophomore…

OBIT: Marcella Eichmeier, 66, of Lake Mills

OBIT: Marcella Eichmeier, 66, of Lake Mills

Marcella Eichmeier, 66, of Lake Mills, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019 at MercyOne Medical Center of North Iowa in Mason City. A funeral service for Marcella Eichmeier will be…

News update from Iowa Democrats

News update from Iowa Democrats

The following is a news update from Iowa Democrats, released November 23, 2019: Lawmakers Push to Expand Medical Cannabis Improved health care for tens of thousands of Iowans depends on…

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa State downs North Dakota State, 86-58

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa State downs North Dakota State, 86-58

FARGO, N.D. – Iowa State’s Ashley Joens tallied a 26-point, 14-rebound double-double to help lead the Cyclones (3-1) past North Dakota State (0-5), 86-58, on Friday night at the Scheels…

Study: Poor children on food assistance are getting thinner

Study: Poor children on food assistance are getting thinner

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a new study, 41 U.S. states and territories show significant declines in obesity among children, aged 2-4 years, from low-income families enrolled in the Special Supplemental…

Northwood man accused of enticing a minor

Northwood man accused of enticing a minor

MASON CITY – A Northwood man is behind bars after he allegedly attempted to entice a minor. Aaron Dean Hendrikson, age 39 of Northwood, was arrested on the afternoon of…

Waldorf University to add Esports in 2020 Athletic Line-Up

Waldorf University to add Esports in 2020 Athletic Line-Up

FOREST CITY – Beginning the fall of 2020, Waldorf University will enter the competitive arena of esports gaming as an addition to the athletic program. A new state-of-the-art gaming arena…

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg release public schedules for Monday, Nov. 25 – Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg release public schedules for Monday, Nov. 25 – Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019

DES MOINES– Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg on Friday released their public schedules for Monday, November 25, 2019 – Sunday, December 1, 2019. The following events are…

Interactive Exhibition opens at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum in Mason City

Interactive Exhibition opens at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum in Mason City

MASON CITY – The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum is happy to announce the opening of the interactive art exhibition Everyone is a Critic 3 on Friday, November 29 at…

College Swimming: UNI competes at Kansas Classic this weekend

College Swimming: UNI competes at Kansas Classic this weekend

TOPEKA, Kansas – It’s a busy weekend for the UNI swim and dive team. The swimmers are in Topeka, Kansas for the Kansas Classic while the divers are in Evanston,…

College Volleyball: UNI captures MVC regular season title

College Volleyball: UNI captures MVC regular season title

CEDAR FALLS – The UNI volleyball team captured the MVC regular-season title on Friday night, defeating the Ramblers of Loyola 3-1 with set scores of 25-23, 20-25, 25-22, 25-18. The MVC…

Person found in road was struck by hit and run vehicle, Mason City police say

Person found in road was struck by hit and run vehicle, Mason City police say

MASON CITY – A person was found lying in a road and police in Mason City say the vehicle that struck them fled the scene. On Thursday, November 21, 2019…

Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff to honor fallen WWII Marine Channing Whitaker

Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff to honor fallen WWII Marine Channing Whitaker

DES MOINES– Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa to fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, November 22, 2019 to honor fallen Marine Corps Reserve Pvt.…

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa downs Princeton, 77-75

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa downs Princeton, 77-75

IOWA CITY – Iowa defeated Princeton, 77-75, in women’s college basketball Thursday. Kathleen Doyle led the Hawkeyes in scoring with 21 points, 9 assists, and went 10 for 12 from…

College Basketball: Iowa topples North Florida, 83-68

College Basketball: Iowa topples North Florida, 83-68

IOWA CITY – Iowa got back to its winning ways Thursday night, beating previously unbeaten North Florida, 83-68. Luka Garza registered a double-double with 29 points and 12 rebounds in…

Illegal alien who landed in Iowa sent to prison for using stolen name and social security number

Illegal alien who landed in Iowa sent to prison for using stolen name and social security number

CEDAR RAPIDS – An illegal alien who used another person’s social security number to get a job was sentenced today to more than six months in federal prison. Ernesto Gonzalez-Casas,…

Kwik Star opens to steady crowd of patrons in Mason City Thursday morning

Kwik Star opens to steady crowd of patrons in Mason City Thursday morning

MASON CITY – Kwik Star opened to a steady crowd of patrons in Mason City Thursday morning. The long-awaited Kwik Star convenience store, located at 1502 South Federal Avenue, opened…

Mason City Alternative School teacher arrested for felony drunk driving

Mason City Alternative School teacher arrested for felony drunk driving

MASON CITY – A Mason City Alternative School teacher was arrested for felony drunk driving early Wednesday morning. Janell Amy Drumheller, age 46, was arrested following a collision at 6th…

Search warrant executed in Plymouth Wednesday evening

Search warrant executed in Plymouth Wednesday evening

PLYMOUTH – The county sheriff’s office executed a search warrant in Plymouth Wednesday evening. Cerro Gordo County Sheriff Kevin Pals confirmed the law enforcement activity after a resident reached out…

Mason City police arrest Oregon man in connection with June 2018 shooting incident

Mason City police arrest Oregon man in connection with June 2018 shooting incident

MASON CITY – An arrest has been made in connection with a shooting incident that occurred in Mason City on June 21, 2019. Jacob Wilson, age 27 of Gold Hill,…