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Conservation board will conduct lottery for archery permits at Lime Creek

Conservation board will conduct lottery for archery permits at Lime Creek

MASON CITY – Effective for the 2020-21 Archery Deer Hunting Season, the Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board will conduct a lottery for the 35 annual archery permits at the Lime…

Iowa’s Attorney General demands Facebook work harder to stop “spread hate and disinformation”

Iowa’s Attorney General demands Facebook work harder to stop “spread hate and disinformation”

DES MOINES – Some user of Facebook nave noticed that the hate and disinformation is thick, and now Iowa’s Attorney General and his peers in other states are demanding that…

Woman shot and killed in Fort Dodge, police seek man for questioning

Woman shot and killed in Fort Dodge, police seek man for questioning

FORT DODGE – A woman shot and killed in Fort Dodge Wednesday afternoon and police are seeking a man for questioning. At approximately 2:05 PM Wednesday afternoon, the Webster County…

Mason City man flees in stolen truck at high speed, meets taser in a corn field

Mason City man flees in stolen truck at high speed, meets taser in a corn field

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Iowa man gets 15 years in prison for murder by gunshot to head of victim in Waterloo

Iowa man gets 15 years in prison for murder by gunshot to head of victim in Waterloo

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for murder by gunshot to the head of a victim in Waterloo. Alberto Quinto-Pascual, age 37, from…

Gov. Reynolds signs Executive Order to restore voting rights of felons who have completed their sentence

Gov. Reynolds signs Executive Order to restore voting rights of felons who have completed their sentence

DES MOINES– Today, Governor Kim Reynolds signed Executive Order 7, restoring the voting rights of thousands of Iowans who have completed their felony sentences. “Today we take a significant step…

Iowa authorities seek clues after boat collision on West Lake Okoboji

Iowa authorities seek clues after boat collision on West Lake Okoboji

WEST LAKE OKOBOJI, IOWA – The DNR Law Enforcement Bureau is seeking the public’s help in locating a boat involved in a hit and run on Tuesday, August 4, 2020…

College Football: Iowa announces 2020 schedule

College Football: Iowa announces 2020 schedule

IOWA CITY – The Iowa Hawkeyes will play a 10-game Big Ten Conference football schedule in 2020, featuring five home games in Kinnick Stadium. The entire Big Ten schedule of…

Woman allegedly “armed with large knives” shot and killed by law enforcement in Fort Dodge

Woman allegedly “armed with large knives” shot and killed by law enforcement in Fort Dodge

FORT DODGE – A woman allegedly “armed with large knives” was shot and killed by law enforcement in Fort Dodge. At 7:10 PM Tuesday, the Webster County Telecommunications Center received…

Iowa man who threatened his neighbors with a loaded firearm sentenced to federal prison

Iowa man who threatened his neighbors with a loaded firearm sentenced to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who threatened his neighbors with a loaded firearm has been sentenced to federal prison. A Hiawatha man who was an unlawful user of controlled substances…

MacNider Museum’s 2020 “Intergalactic Art” MacNider Arts Festival and Outdoor Art Market will be online this year

MacNider Museum’s 2020 “Intergalactic Art” MacNider Arts Festival and Outdoor Art Market will be online this year

MASON CITY – The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum is excited to announce that the 2020 “Intergalactic Art” MacNider Arts Festival and Outdoor Art Market will be online events this…

Belmond woman hurt in auto crash in Fayette county

Belmond woman hurt in auto crash in Fayette county

RURAL FAYETTE COUNTY, IOWA – A Belmond woman was hurt in an auto crash in Fayette county On August 2, 2020 at 1:28 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took…

Northern Iowa man charged with COVID-19 related mail fraud

Northern Iowa man charged with COVID-19 related mail fraud

SIOUX CITY – A Northern Iowa man has been charged with COVID-19 related mail fraud after receiving multiple deposits of CARES Act unemployment funds from Arizona and Massachusetts. Alvin Lavon…

Mexican man sent to prison for over a decade for meth trafficking in Waterloo

Mexican man sent to prison for over a decade for meth trafficking in Waterloo

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mexican man who conspired to distribute over 750 grams of methamphetamine and was caught in Waterloo was sentenced to more than a decade in federal prison.…

Gov. Reynolds appoints Melissa Anderson-Seeber as District Court Judge

Gov. Reynolds appoints Melissa Anderson-Seeber as District Court Judge

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of Melissa Anderson-Seeber as a district court judge in Judicial Election District 1B. Anderson-Seeber, of Hudson, Iowa, received her undergraduate…

Iowa man charged with attempted murder after Dubuque shooting

Iowa man charged with attempted murder after Dubuque shooting

DUBUQUE – An Iowa man has been charged with attempted murder after a Dubuque shooting. On July 30, 2020, at approximately 10:40 PM officers responded to the 2300 block of…

Michigan man arrested after alleged violent incident in North Iowa

Michigan man arrested after alleged violent incident in North Iowa

MALLARD, IOWA – A Michigan man was arrested after an alleged violent incident in North Iowa. On July 30, 2020 at 8:11 PM, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received…

7 Starting Tips for Entrepreneurs

7 Starting Tips for Entrepreneurs Business-minded individuals looking to start their own businesses are becoming more and more frequent and with good reason. Becoming an entrepreneur and making money from…

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How to Choose the Best WordPress Hosting Provider

When shopping around for the best WordPress hosting provider, we all have different needs. That means what might be good for the next person may not be good for you.…

Iowa man shot dead at funeral home this weekend

Iowa man shot dead at funeral home this weekend

DAVENPORT – An Iowa man was shot dead at a funeral home this weekend, leading cops to chase and arrest a suspect. On Saturday, August 1st, 2020 at approximately 11:30…

Charles City woman on bicycle hit by pickup Sunday, taken by helicopter to Mercy

Charles City woman on bicycle hit by pickup Sunday, taken by helicopter to Mercy

RURAL CHARLES CITY – A Charles City woman riding a bicycle was struck by a pickup truck Sunday and seriously hurt. The accident took place south of Charles City on…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Luka Garza returning to Iowa for senior season

College Basketball: Iowa’s Luka Garza returning to Iowa for senior season

IOWA CITY – Luka Garza, the 2020 National College Basketball Player of the Year by six national news outlets and Big Ten Player of the Year, announced on Sunday that…

High School Baseball: Newman falls to Don Bosco, 3-2, in 1A championship game

High School Baseball: Newman falls to Don Bosco, 3-2, in 1A championship game

DES MOINES – The Newman Knights came up just short in their quest for a fourth-straight state title, dropping a very close 1A championship game 3-2 to Don Bosco. Don…

Former North Iowa teacher faces felony for theft from RRMR school district

Former North Iowa teacher faces felony for theft from RRMR school district

ROCKFORD – A former North Iowa teacher is facing felonies for theft from the RRMR school district. The Iowa Auditor’s office investigated the Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock Community School District (District) for…

Gov. Reynolds to hold bi-weekly press conferences livestreamed through Iowa PBS

Gov. Reynolds to hold bi-weekly press conferences livestreamed through Iowa PBS

DES MOINES – Gov. Reynolds will return to regular bi-weekly press conferences to update Iowans on the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Similar to previous press conferences, they will…

MacNider Art Museum calls for entries in all-media competitive exhibition

MacNider Art Museum calls for entries in all-media competitive exhibition

MASON CITY – The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum in Mason City, IA is putting out a call for entries for the all-media competitive exhibition, Area Show: 47. The deadline…

City of Mason City expense report for July 30, 2020

City of Mason City expense report for July 30, 2020

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 7/30/2020 Payee Description Amount ————————————- AGVANTAGE FS INCMATERIAL 1,570.00 AHLERS AND COONEY PC PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 120.00 ALL STAR PEST CONTROL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 75.00…

3 Things That You Didn’t Know About Full Mouth Reconstruction Procedures

3 Things That You Didn’t Know About Full Mouth Reconstruction Procedures

Dental procedures of any kind can be intimidating and scary for many people. Dental anxiety is something that dentists and orthodontists see in patients regularly. It is so prevalent, in…

Clear Lake convicted sex offender arrested for lascivious acts with a child cops a plea, awaits sentencing

Clear Lake convicted sex offender arrested for lascivious acts with a child cops a plea, awaits sentencing

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Iowa press conference held to discuss alleged racial disparities within the football program

Iowa press conference held to discuss alleged racial disparities within the football program

IOWA CITY – Athletics Director Gary Barta and Head Coach Kirk Ferentz addressed the media Thursday regarding the independent review of issues and allegations relating to racial disparities within the…

Budgets for Iowa’s public universities slashed by over $65 million for next year

Budgets for Iowa’s public universities slashed by over $65 million for next year

URBANDALE, IOWA – Budgets for Iowa’s public universities will be slashed by over $65 million for next year by a state board. At its July 29 meeting, the Board of…

Two busted in Decorah with meth after search warrant

Two busted in Decorah with meth after search warrant

DECORAH – Two people were busted in Decorah with meth after a search warrant was executed. On July 30, 2020 the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at…

Iowa’s teacher union slams Kim Reynolds’ plan to re-open schools, says it’s “outlandish”

Iowa’s teacher union slams Kim Reynolds’ plan to re-open schools, says it’s “outlandish”

DES MOINES – Iowa’s teacher union today slammed Governor Kim Reynolds’ plan to re-open schools, calling it “outlandish”. Thursday, Governor Kim Reynolds held a press conference to talk about Iowa’s…

Floyd woman hurt in multiple-vehicle accident at dangerous Avenue of the Saints intersection

Floyd woman hurt in multiple-vehicle accident at dangerous Avenue of the Saints intersection

FLOYD, IOWA – A Floyd woman was hurt Tuesday in a multiple-vehicle accident at a dangerous Avenue of the Saints intersection. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident took…

Federal and local law enforcement rounds up Iowa meth druggies, searches a dozen locations and arrests multiple individuals

Federal and local law enforcement rounds up Iowa meth druggies, searches a dozen locations and arrests multiple individuals

CEDAR RAPIDS – Federal and local law enforcement rounded up Iowa meth druggies, searched a dozen locations and arrested multiple individuals in a sting this week. On July 27 and…

High School Baseball: Newman to play for fourth-straight state title

High School Baseball: Newman to play for fourth-straight state title

DES MOINES – Mason City Newman Catholic handed previously undefeated Remsen St.Mary’s its first loss of the season, 2-0 in 9 innings, to claim victory in a class 1A state…

Herman Cain slain by Covid-19; partied at possible Trump Tulsa “super spreader” event

Herman Cain slain by Covid-19; partied at possible Trump Tulsa “super spreader” event

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a tragic loss, former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain died from Covid-19. Herman Cain sought the 2012 Presidential nomination.  He was 74. Cain was recently seen…

U.S. gross domestic product plummets over 32%

U.S. gross domestic product plummets over 32%

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The total value of goods and services produced in the United States – gross domestic product (GDP) – declined by 32.9% in the last quarter, shrinking the…

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