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Gov. Reynolds announces appointments to Iowa’s boards & commissions; 4 from Mason City chosen

Gov. Reynolds announces appointments to Iowa’s boards & commissions; 4 from Mason City chosen

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced appointments to Iowa’s boards and commissions. The following appointments are subject to Senate confirmation: Accountancy Examining Board: Jennifer Dickey, Cedar Falls Bradley…

College Basketball: Iowa loses home contest to Purdue, 77-68

College Basketball: Iowa loses home contest to Purdue, 77-68

IOWA CITY – Iowa suffered a disappointing home Big Ten Conference game loss Tuesday, losing to Purdue, 77-68. Luka Garza’s free throw with 16:47 remaining in the second half was…

College Basketball: UNI’s AJ Green named the Larry Bird Player of the Year for Missouri Valley Conference

College Basketball: UNI’s AJ Green named the Larry Bird Player of the Year for Missouri Valley Conference

ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Valley Conference has announced specialty awards for the 2019-20 season. UNI’s AJ Green has been named the Larry Bird Player of the Year and Isaiah…

Illegal Mexican alien using fraudulent Social Security Card to work in Iowa sent to prison

Illegal Mexican alien using fraudulent Social Security Card to work in Iowa sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A illegal Mexican alien who used a false identification document and someone else’s social security number was sentenced today to six months in federal prison. Maria Morales-Martinez,…

Women’s College Basketball: Defense and rebounding push Iowa State past Kansas, 61-42

Women’s College Basketball: Defense and rebounding push Iowa State past Kansas, 61-42

LAWRENCE – The Iowa State women’s basketball team (17-11, 9-8 Big 12) closed out its 2019-20 road slate with a commanding 61-42 victory over Kansas (15-13, 4-13 Big 12). Iowa…

Convicted Iowa murderer dies in prison

Convicted Iowa murderer dies in prison

BURLINGTON – A convicted Iowa murderer died in captivity Wednesday morning. Everett Roy Lyon was pronounced dead due to natural causes at 3:58 AM this morning at the Great River…

Voters approve special elections for projects in Clear Lake, NIACC and Mason City Schools

Voters approve special elections for projects in Clear Lake, NIACC and Mason City Schools

MASON CITY – Voters were heavily in favor of measures on the ballot for projects in Clear Lake, NIACC and Mason City Schools. Returns show all measures passed regarding a…

Waterloo intimidator absconds from work release facility

Waterloo intimidator absconds from work release facility

WATERLOO – A man convicted of intimidating others with a dangerous weapon is missing from a Waterloo correction facility, authorities say. London Willis Walker, convicted of Intimidation with a Dangerous…

Ragan and Steckman to hold Mason City listening post

Ragan and Steckman to hold Mason City listening post

MASON CITY – State Sen. Amanda Ragan and State Rep. Sharon Steckman will hold a legislative listening post this Saturday, March 7. The meeting will take place from 10 AM…