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Iowa legislature unanimously passes police reform bill

Iowa legislature unanimously passes police reform bill

DES MOINES – Proving that lawmakers could actually take decisive, fast action, the Iowa legislature has unanimously passed a sweeping police reform bill. The bipartisan effort (98-0 in the House…

Mason City man arrested after Cadillac Escalade reportedly stolen from garage

Mason City man arrested after Cadillac Escalade reportedly stolen from garage

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is facing charges and an investigation after a resident reported her Cadillac Escalade has been stolen from her garage. Mason City police say…

OBIT: Francys Evlyn Klages, 101

OBIT: Francys Evlyn Klages, 101

With great sorrow, we announce that Francys Evlyn Klages, 101 years old, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2020 at the Tripoli nursing home. A brief viewing will be held Saturday,…

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg release statements after legislative priority passes unanimously

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg release statements after legislative priority passes unanimously

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg released the following statements after the Iowa House and Senate voted unanimously to pass S.F. 2400, legislation derived from recommendations of…

DNR park manager and rescue crews locate deaf woman missing in state park

DNR park manager and rescue crews locate deaf woman missing in state park

MCGREGOR, IOWA – On Saturday, June 6, around 3:30pm, Iowa DNR Parks staff received a report of a deaf woman that was lost and possibly injured at Pikes Peak State…

Area law enforcement search for alleged child porn fiend

Area law enforcement search for alleged child porn fiend

WEBSTER CITY – Area law enforcement are searching for an alleged child porn fiend. According to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, the FBI is asking for help from the public…

Iowa State Fair canceled for first time in 75 years

Iowa State Fair canceled for first time in 75 years

DES MOINES – The coronavirus pandemic has claimed another victim, this time the Iowa State Fair. The Iowa State Fair, a family and political tradition for decades, has been called off…

Small town Northern Iowa ex-city clerk charged with felonies after thousands of dollars allegedly mis-appropriated

Small town Northern Iowa ex-city clerk charged with felonies after thousands of dollars allegedly mis-appropriated

AYRSHIRE, IOWA – The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Small the ex-city clerk and charged her with felonies after thousands of dollars were allegedly mis-appropriated. On June 9,…

Minnesota man nabbed after eluding Northern Iowa law enforcement in auto chase

Minnesota man nabbed after eluding Northern Iowa law enforcement in auto chase

WINNESHIEK COUNTY – A Minnesota man was nabbed after eluding Northern Iowa law enforcement in an auto chase. On June 9, 2020 in Calmar, Iowa, a deputy witnessed Thomas Yennie…

Spectator guidelines for baseball and softball games for Iowa high school athletics

Spectator guidelines for baseball and softball games for Iowa high school athletics

MASON CITY – Mason City High School would like to share some COVID-19 adjustments for spectators planning on attending softball or baseball games this summer. We are asking everyone to…

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

DES MOINES – Wednesday, Gov. Reynolds signed SF2413, legislation related to the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. S.F. 2413: an Act relating to agriculture and food, including the…