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Mason City playgrounds and shelter houses are now open, City says

Mason City playgrounds and shelter houses are now open, City says

MASON CITY – Playground equipment and shelter houses at all Mason City Parks are reopened for public usage, the City announced today. City staff is in the process of opening…

Mason City police gain lead in racial vandalism case

Mason City police gain lead in racial vandalism case

MASON CITY – On June 3 and June 4, 2020, racial slurs were painted on four local businesses in downtown Mason City. The four locations vandalized include: – Brick Furniture,…

Tempers flare, tears flow, resignations fly in heated Cerro Gordo Republican meeting

Tempers flare, tears flow, resignations fly in heated Cerro Gordo Republican meeting

MASON CITY – Things nearly got out of hand at a recent Cerro Gordo County Republican Committee meeting and a couple attendees left the political pow-wow with hurt feelings and…

Mason City police seek clues after racially-charged vandalism spree

Mason City police seek clues after racially-charged vandalism spree

MASON CITY – Police in Mason City are seeking clues after reports of racially-charged vandalism in the downtown late Wednesday night into Thursday. On the evening hours of June 3,…

Iowa State Coaching Legend Johnny Majors Passes Away

Iowa State Coaching Legend Johnny Majors Passes Away

AMES – Former Iowa State head football coach Johnny Majors, the man responsible for turning around ISU football and leading it to its first-ever bowl game, has died. He was…

Clarksville man jailed for allegedly receiving illicit pics of children

Clarksville man jailed for allegedly receiving illicit pics of children

CLARKSVILLE, IOWA – A Clarksville man has been jailed for allegedly receiving illicit pics of children. On June 3, 2020 the Clarksville Police Department investigated the allegations of sexual exploitation…

Davenport police attempt to sort out gunfight that injured officer and killed woman

Davenport police attempt to sort out gunfight that injured officer and killed woman

DAVENPORT, IOWA – Police in Davenport are attempting to sort out the utter mayhem that apparently engulfed parts of the city over the weekend in which police were shot and…

Iowa Legislature back in session Wednesday, will debate abortion ban amendment Thursday

Iowa Legislature back in session Wednesday, will debate abortion ban amendment Thursday

DES MOINES – The Iowa Legislature was back in session Wednesday after a hiatus since March and party lines were immediately visible on protections from the Coronavirus and a quickly-scheduled…