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Mason City man faces trial on two felonies for enticing a minor

Mason City man faces trial on two felonies for enticing a minor

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Northern Iowa teen allegedly lured to apartment by Facebook friend, then man locks her up and molests her, sheriff says

Northern Iowa teen allegedly lured to apartment by Facebook friend, then man locks her up and molests her, sheriff says

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Ken Sagar retiring as President of Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO; Charlie Wishman to take over

Ken Sagar retiring as President of Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO; Charlie Wishman to take over

DES MOINES – Ken Sagar is retiring as the President of Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO and Charlie Wishman is taking over the job, it was announced today. Ken first…

Minnesota joins Iowa in accepting SNAP benefits online

Minnesota joins Iowa in accepting SNAP benefits online

WASHINGTON, D.C.– U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced approval of a request from Minnesota to provide online purchasing of food to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households. This…

Floyd County Community Foundation allocates $15,000 to Floyd county’s COVID-19 disaster response fund

Floyd County Community Foundation allocates $15,000 to Floyd county’s COVID-19 disaster response fund

CHARLES CITY – The Floyd County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, has allocated $15,000 to the Floyd County COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund. This fund…

Alliant’s Golden Plains Wind Farm is now fully operational

Alliant’s Golden Plains Wind Farm is now fully operational

CEDAR RAPIDS – Alliant Energy and EDF Renewables announced that the 200 megawatt (MW) Golden Plains Wind Project achieved commercial operation on March 27 and is now delivering cost-effective, clean…

739 additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, 8 additional deaths confirmed

739 additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, 8 additional deaths confirmed

DES MOINES – Today, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 739 additional positive cases for a total of 7,884 positive cases. There have been an…

Iowa meth-maker who skipped out on halfway house sent back to federal prison

Iowa meth-maker who skipped out on halfway house sent back to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A woman who escaped from federal custody was sentenced on April 15, 2020, to more than four months in federal prison. Aleania Clendineng, age 35, from Cedar…

Ideas About Saving for Your Children’s Future 

Ideas About Saving for Your Children’s Future 

Children cost a lot of money to take care of and raise. Most parents will be able to give their children the majority of what they need, but how about…

Northern Iowa deputy nabs speeding drunk driver toting weed

Northern Iowa deputy nabs speeding drunk driver toting weed

ESTHERVILLE, IOWA – A Northern Iowa deputy nabbed a speeding drunk driver who was allegedly toting the illegal drug marijunana. An Estherville man was arrested on drug charges as the…

Joni Ernst Senate election opponents Admiral Mike Franken and Theresa Greenfield blast Ernst’s alleged hiding of campaign financial information

Joni Ernst Senate election opponents Admiral Mike Franken and Theresa Greenfield blast Ernst’s alleged hiding of campaign financial information

DES MOINES – A report from The Daily Beast launched allegations that Republican Iowa Senator Joni Ernst’s “campaign has shielded a key bit of financial information from voters and the…

City of Mason City expense report for April 30, 2020

City of Mason City expense report for April 30, 2020

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 4/30/2020 Payee Description Amount —————————————— 1ST INSURANCE BUILDING INSURANCE F & EC 749.00 1ST INSURANCE BUILDING INSURANCE F & EC 6,000.00 AETNA SERVICE EXPENSES…

Two men detained and then released after deputy spots suspicious car loaded with drug paraphernalia and a gun

Two men detained and then released after deputy spots suspicious car loaded with drug paraphernalia and a gun

EARLY, IOWA – Two men were detained and then released after a Northern Iowa deputy spotted a suspicious car that proved to be loaded with drug paraphernalia and a gun.…