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UPDATED: Man killed after being struck by automobile south of Mason City

UPDATED: Man killed after being struck by automobile south of Mason City

RURAL MASON CITY – Police have released the name of a man who was killed after being struck by an automobile south of Mason City Tuesday night. At about 8:13…

New Hampton father accused of murdering infant child

New Hampton father accused of murdering infant child

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World Health Organization declares COVID-19 (Coronavirus) a pandemic

World Health Organization declares COVID-19 (Coronavirus) a pandemic

NEW YORK – The World Health Organization (WHO) today declared COVID-19 (Coronavirus) a pandemic. The following remarks are from today’s speech by WHO Director Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: In the past…

USDA announces “flexibilities” to feed children when schools close

USDA announces “flexibilities” to feed children when schools close

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced proactive flexibilities to allow meal service during school closures to minimize potential exposure to the coronavirus. During an unexpected school…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Garza named Sporting News National Player of the Year

College Basketball: Iowa’s Garza named Sporting News National Player of the Year

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa center Luka Garza was named National Player of the Year by Sporting News on Tuesday, becoming the first player in program history to earn…

Cerro Gordo county to open call center for COVID-19

Cerro Gordo county to open call center for COVID-19

MASON CITY – Beginning Thursday, March 12th, the call center in Cerro Gordo County will open to answer questions regarding coronavirus (COVID-19). The call center will be open Monday through…

Union Pacific to be honored during reception in Des Moines for donating land for Mason City’s High Line Trail

Union Pacific to be honored during reception in Des Moines for donating land for Mason City’s High Line Trail

MASON CITY – The Union Pacific railroad will be honored during a reception this month in Des Moines for donating land for Mason City’s High Line Trail. Union Pacific Railroad…

Additional COVID-19 cases identified in Iowa

Additional COVID-19 cases identified in Iowa

DES MOINES – Testing at Iowa’s State Hygienic Laboratory has indicated five additional presumptive positive cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iowa residents, a total of 13 presumptive positive…

Bill passes Iowa Senate that “puts parents on equal footing as they enter the court” when battling over child custody

Bill passes Iowa Senate that “puts parents on equal footing as they enter the court” when battling over child custody

DES MOINES – A bill brought by Families United Action Network and sponsored by Republican Senator Brad Zaun, for the rebuttable presumption of Shared Parenting, has passed through the Senate with…

Gov. Reynolds signs bill allowing mobile barbershops

Gov. Reynolds signs bill allowing mobile barbershops

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds signed bill SF 155 Tuesday, a bill to allow mobile barber shops in the state of Iowa. Gov. Reynolds was joined by Lt. Gov.…

Iowa Attorney General cautions Iowans about coronavirus-related price gouging, fraud 

Iowa Attorney General cautions Iowans about coronavirus-related price gouging, fraud 

DES MOINES — Iowans should look out for price gouging and other scams related to the COVID-19 virus, Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller warns. Gov. Kim Reynolds declared a state of…