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NIACC seeks to raise taxes on property owners for improvements

NIACC seeks to raise taxes on property owners for improvements

MASON CITY – NIACC is seeking to raise property taxes for campus upgrades. According to information from North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC), located in Mason City, “the cost is…

Northern Iowa man arrested for assault

Northern Iowa man arrested for assault

GRAETTINGER, IOWA – On February 24, 2020 at 7:44 am, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office responded to an assault at 508 S Washington Ave, Graettinger. After investigating the incident,…

Waldorf University announces Dean’s List for Fall 2019-2020 semester

Waldorf University announces Dean’s List for Fall 2019-2020 semester

FOREST CITY – Waldorf University is pleased to recognize students that have achieved the Dean’s List for the fall 2019/20 semester. To achieve the Dean’s List, students must be full-time,…

Steckman seeks seventh term representing Cerro Gordo County in Iowa House

Steckman seeks seventh term representing Cerro Gordo County in Iowa House

MASON CITY – Iowa House Assistant Democratic Leader and State Representative Sharon Steckman of Mason City announced on Wednesday that she will seek a seventh term to House District 53.…

College Softball: Sami Williams named Big 12 Softball Player Of The Week

College Softball: Sami Williams named Big 12 Softball Player Of The Week

AMES – Iowa State’s Sami Williams was named the Big 12 Player of the Week on Tuesday following a historic weekend for the senior at the Gamecock Invitational. The native…

Cerro Gordo Health Department announces rise in influenza activity

Cerro Gordo Health Department announces rise in influenza activity

MASON CITY – CG Public Health is continuing to see an increase in the amount of influenza activity in Cerro Gordo County. CG Public Health is encouraging community members to…

Longest cross-border tunnel discovered in San Diego

Longest cross-border tunnel discovered in San Diego

SAN DIEGO – After a challenging multi-year, inter-agency investigation, utilizing technology capabilities, intelligence gathering, and community outreach, law enforcement partners on the San Diego Tunnel Task Force have exposed the…

Dubuque cocaine dealer sentenced to federal prison

Dubuque cocaine dealer sentenced to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Dubuque man who possessed and sold crack cocaine near a school was sentenced today to more than five years in federal prison. John Saunders, age 44,…

College Basketball: No. 24 Michigan State 78, No. 18 Iowa 70

College Basketball: No. 24 Michigan State 78, No. 18 Iowa 70

EAST LANSING, MI – Iowa dropped a hard-fought, close game on the road to Michigan State Tuesday night, 78-70, despite another top-notch performance from Luka Garza. Garza extended his streak…

Women’s College Basketball: ISU nets league-high seven on Academic All-Big 12 Teams

Women’s College Basketball: ISU nets league-high seven on Academic All-Big 12 Teams

IRVING, Texas – The Iowa State women’s basketball team placed seven student-athletes on the 2020 Academic All-Big 12 team. The Cyclones’ Adriana Camber, Nia Washington, Madison Wise, Ines Nezerwa, Morgan…

College Wrestling: Lugo named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week

College Wrestling: Lugo named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior Pat Lugo has been named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week, the conference office announced Tuesday. Lugo, ranked No. 2 at 149 pounds,…

OBIT: Kathryn Johnson, 98, of Charles City

OBIT: Kathryn Johnson, 98, of Charles City

Kathryn Johnson, 98, of Charles City, passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City. Funeral services for Kathryn Johnson will be held on…

OBIT: Donald “Don” McIntosh, 90, of Evansdale

OBIT: Donald “Don” McIntosh, 90, of Evansdale

Donald “Don” McIntosh, 90, of Evansdale, formerly Waterloo, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Unity Point Health Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo. A private family graveside service for Don…