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3 Things That You Didn’t Know About Full Mouth Reconstruction Procedures

3 Things That You Didn’t Know About Full Mouth Reconstruction Procedures

Dental procedures of any kind can be intimidating and scary for many people. Dental anxiety is something that dentists and orthodontists see in patients regularly. It is so prevalent, in…

Clear Lake convicted sex offender arrested for lascivious acts with a child cops a plea, awaits sentencing

Clear Lake convicted sex offender arrested for lascivious acts with a child cops a plea, awaits sentencing

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Iowa press conference held to discuss alleged racial disparities within the football program

Iowa press conference held to discuss alleged racial disparities within the football program

IOWA CITY – Athletics Director Gary Barta and Head Coach Kirk Ferentz addressed the media Thursday regarding the independent review of issues and allegations relating to racial disparities within the…

Budgets for Iowa’s public universities slashed by over $65 million for next year

Budgets for Iowa’s public universities slashed by over $65 million for next year

URBANDALE, IOWA – Budgets for Iowa’s public universities will be slashed by over $65 million for next year by a state board. At its July 29 meeting, the Board of…

Two busted in Decorah with meth after search warrant

Two busted in Decorah with meth after search warrant

DECORAH – Two people were busted in Decorah with meth after a search warrant was executed. On July 30, 2020 the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at…

Iowa’s teacher union slams Kim Reynolds’ plan to re-open schools, says it’s “outlandish”

Iowa’s teacher union slams Kim Reynolds’ plan to re-open schools, says it’s “outlandish”

DES MOINES – Iowa’s teacher union today slammed Governor Kim Reynolds’ plan to re-open schools, calling it “outlandish”. Thursday, Governor Kim Reynolds held a press conference to talk about Iowa’s…

Floyd woman hurt in multiple-vehicle accident at dangerous Avenue of the Saints intersection

Floyd woman hurt in multiple-vehicle accident at dangerous Avenue of the Saints intersection

FLOYD, IOWA – A Floyd woman was hurt Tuesday in a multiple-vehicle accident at a dangerous Avenue of the Saints intersection. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident took…

Federal and local law enforcement rounds up Iowa meth druggies, searches a dozen locations and arrests multiple individuals

Federal and local law enforcement rounds up Iowa meth druggies, searches a dozen locations and arrests multiple individuals

CEDAR RAPIDS – Federal and local law enforcement rounded up Iowa meth druggies, searched a dozen locations and arrested multiple individuals in a sting this week. On July 27 and…

High School Baseball: Newman to play for fourth-straight state title

High School Baseball: Newman to play for fourth-straight state title

DES MOINES – Mason City Newman Catholic handed previously undefeated Remsen St.Mary’s its first loss of the season, 2-0 in 9 innings, to claim victory in a class 1A state…

Herman Cain slain by Covid-19; partied at possible Trump Tulsa “super spreader” event

Herman Cain slain by Covid-19; partied at possible Trump Tulsa “super spreader” event

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a tragic loss, former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain died from Covid-19. Herman Cain sought the 2012 Presidential nomination.  He was 74. Cain was recently seen…

U.S. gross domestic product plummets over 32%

U.S. gross domestic product plummets over 32%

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The total value of goods and services produced in the United States – gross domestic product (GDP) – declined by 32.9% in the last quarter, shrinking the…

OBIT: Fred Castle, Jr., 61, of Charles City

OBIT: Fred Castle, Jr., 61, of Charles City

Fred Castle, Jr., 61, of Charles City, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at his home. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 3, 2020…

OBIT: Karen Praska, 77, of Charles City

OBIT: Karen Praska, 77, of Charles City

Karen Praska, 77, of Charles City, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020. The family of Karen extends an invitation to anyone who would like to attend her visitation and funeral.…

Back-to-school reminder:  Vaccinations required to enroll in school

Back-to-school reminder:  Vaccinations required to enroll in school

MASON CITY –With school registration beginning in early August, CG Public Health urges parents to schedule their child’s vaccination appointment as soon as possible. CG Public Health is offering vaccinations by…

Inmate assaults staff Tuesday night at Iowa State Penitentiary

Inmate assaults staff Tuesday night at Iowa State Penitentiary

FORT MADISON – A correctional officer was assaulted by an inmate at the Iowa State Penitentiary at approximately 7:10 PM Tuesday night. The officer was handling the distribution of medications…

College Basketball: UNI’s AJ Green Withdraws From 2020 NBA Draft

College Basketball: UNI’s AJ Green Withdraws From 2020 NBA Draft

CEDAR FALLS – UNI guard AJ Green has withdrawn his name from the 2020 NBA draft and will return to UNI for the 2020-21 season. Green, the 2020 MVC Larry…

Election 2020: How will Iowa impact the results?

Iowa’s place in all US general elections, past and present, is hardly understated. Traditionally, from 1972 onwards, it’s here where voting begins. The Iowa caucus system has been a political…

Cerro Gordo Treasurer Wright reminds beleaguered property owners to pay up

Cerro Gordo Treasurer Wright reminds beleaguered property owners to pay up

MASON CITY – Local property owners, whom prop up schools, municipalities, the county and the state budgets, need to pay up their taxes or face penalties, Cerro Gordo Treasurer Pat…

Narcotics task force nabs armed Mason City man on drug dealing charges

Narcotics task force nabs armed Mason City man on drug dealing charges

MASON CITY – The local narcotics task force nabbed an armed Mason City man on drug dealing charges Thursday morning. Task force officers and special agents assigned to the North…

Tractor left unattended rolls onto Clear Lake beach, strikes and kills woman

Tractor left unattended rolls onto Clear Lake beach, strikes and kills woman

CLEAR LAKE – A tractor left unattended rolled onto Clear Lake beach and struck and killed a woman Wednesday afternoon. On July 28, 2020 the Cerro Gordo county sheriff’s office…

Chicago man sent to prison after attempted murder in Iowa

Chicago man sent to prison after attempted murder in Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Chicago man who unlawfully possessed a firearm while subject to a protective order was sentenced on July 17, 2020, to five years in federal prison after…

Iowa nurse sent to federal prison for stealing patient’s pain medication

Iowa nurse sent to federal prison for stealing patient’s pain medication

CEDAR RAPIDS – An intensive care unit nurse who stole fentanyl and morphine, both pain medications, from an unconscious patient by withdrawing the drugs from his IV line while he…

Iowa prison inmate dies from Covid-19, officials say

Iowa prison inmate dies from Covid-19, officials say

IOWA CITY – An Iowa prison inmate convicted multiple times of theft likely died from Covid-19, officials say. Timothy Louis McGhee Jr. was pronounced dead, likely due to complications related…

Why Is Regular Team Training So Important? 

Why Is Regular Team Training So Important? 

A large percentage of companies fail to take the need for team training seriously, which has a number of negative consequences. Many business owners don’t feel comfortable spending money on…

Attorney General William Barr testifies today before the House Judiciary Committee

Attorney General William Barr testifies today before the House Judiciary Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General William Barr is testifying in Congress today as House Democrats investigate the possible political side of the Justice Department. Opening Statement of Attorney General William…

Boating accident on Lake Delhi leads to head injuries for Iowa man

Boating accident on Lake Delhi leads to head injuries for Iowa man

DELAWARE COUNTY, IOWA – A boating accident on Lake Delhi caused head injuries for an Iowa man this weekend. On Sunday, July 26, at approximately 7:30pm, DNR Conservation Officer Dakota…

Positive Covid-19 cases forces Iowa men’s basketball to pause workouts

Positive Covid-19 cases forces Iowa men’s basketball to pause workouts

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa Athletics Department announced today that the men’s basketball team has paused workouts for 14 days after two student-athletes tested positive for COVID-19 on…

College Football: Iowa State adds Ball State to 2020 football schedule

College Football: Iowa State adds Ball State to 2020 football schedule

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State added a 12th game to its 2020 football schedule by agreeing to host Ball State Sept. 12 at MidAmerican Energy Field at Jack Trice Stadium.…

Ambulance called in Charles City after car strikes teen on moped

Ambulance called in Charles City after car strikes teen on moped

CHARLES CITY – An ambulance responded to the scene in Charles City after a car struck a teen on a moped. The accident took place on July 17, 2020. At…

Mason City police say missing woman’s remains found in Winnebago River

Mason City police say missing woman’s remains found in Winnebago River

MASON CITY – Tragically, Mason City police say a missing woman’s remains have been found in the Winnebago River. On Saturday, July 18, 2020, at approximately 5:52 p.m., the Mason…

Gov. Reynolds appoints John Flynn as District Court Judge

Gov. Reynolds appoints John Flynn as District Court Judge

DES MOINES– Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of John Flynn as a district court judge in Judicial Election District 2B. Flynn, of Boone, Iowa, currently practices law with…

Convicted Iowa rapist dies in prison

Convicted Iowa rapist dies in prison

CORALVILLE – Dennis Ray Meyer was pronounced dead due to a medical emergency (not COVID-19-related) at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center on Saturday, July 25. Meyer was 70 years…

Iowa law enforcement spends 2,500 hours looking for drunk boaters and get 11 arrests

Iowa law enforcement spends 2,500 hours looking for drunk boaters and get 11 arrests

DES MOINES – Iowa law enforcement spent 2,500 hours looking for drunk boaters and got 11 arrests over the Fourth of July weekend, it was announced. Operation Dry Water took…

Former Waterloo teacher sentenced to eight months’ imprisonment for fraud

Former Waterloo teacher sentenced to eight months’ imprisonment for fraud

CEDAR RAPIDS – A former Waterloo teacher was sentenced to 8 months in federal prison. Defendant is to serve 4 months in BOP facility and 4 months in home confinement.…

Opinion: The Church, the Collar and the Bell Tower

Opinion: The Church, the Collar and the Bell Tower

The church, what is the church? The church is marble, it is gold cloth made of Spun gold and silver, it Is stained glass and incense and heavy music and…

Minnesota man dies in Northern Iowa motorcycle accident

Minnesota man dies in Northern Iowa motorcycle accident

HARPER’S FERRY, IOWA – A Minnesota man died in a Northern Iowa motorcycle accident this weekend. On July 25, 2020 at 11:38 AM, the Allamakee County Sheriff’s 911 Dispatch Center…

Waldorf University announces Dean’s List for Spring 2019/20 semester

Waldorf University announces Dean’s List for Spring 2019/20 semester

FOREST CITY – Waldorf University is pleased to recognize students that have achieved the Dean’s List for the spring 2019/20 semester. To achieve the Dean’s List, students must be full-time, attain…

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration

DES MOINES – Gov. Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency for another 30 days. The proclamation extends public health mitigation measures currently in place for…

East Coast man who led Northern Iowa cops on dangerous chase sent to prison for decade

East Coast man who led Northern Iowa cops on dangerous chase sent to prison for decade

CEDAR RAPIDS – An East Coast man who led Northern Iowa cops on dangerous chase and fired a gun at them has been sent to prison for a decade. Richard Dale…

Fareway to cease accepting cans and bottles for redemption at its Iowa stores

Fareway to cease accepting cans and bottles for redemption at its Iowa stores

BOONE, IOWA – Fareway has announced it will cease accepting cans and bottles for redemption at its Iowa stores. According to Reynolds W. Cramer, President & CEO, Fareway Stores, Inc.:…

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