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Dustin Honken is dead; recites poem as last words

Dustin Honken is dead; recites poem as last words

TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA – Dustin Honken is dead. He read a poem as his last words.  His last act in life was to beg to live. An unidentified individual was…

Mason City police hired to protect Republicans at Cerro Gordo county GOP meeting

Mason City police hired to protect Republicans at Cerro Gordo county GOP meeting

MASON CITY – Mason City police were hired to protect Republicans at the latest Cerro Gordo county GOP meeting. Mason City chief of police Jeff Brinkley confirmed to NIT today…

Weed odor emanating from Clarksville trailer home leads to police response and two arrests

Weed odor emanating from Clarksville trailer home leads to police response and two arrests

CLARKSVILLE – Two people possibly enjoying a Thursday toke on a blunt in their Clarksville trailer home found themselves behind bars after the sweet aroma of their doobie wafted too…

Ultra-conservatives gather today at Hy-Vee Corporate grounds in Iowa “seeking cultural transformation in the family, Church, government, and more”

Ultra-conservatives gather today at Hy-Vee Corporate grounds in Iowa “seeking cultural transformation in the family, Church, government, and more”

WEST DES MOINES – Ultra-conservatives gathered today at a convention center on Hy-Vee Corporate grounds in Iowa “seeking cultural transformation in the family, Church, government, and more.” The event, dubbed…

NIACC announces Spring Term Dean’s List and President’s List

NIACC announces Spring Term Dean’s List and President’s List

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College is pleased to announce that 768 individuals have been named to the 2020 Spring Term President’s List and Dean’s List.  These students…

Senator Ragan: Prepare to vote safely this fall

Senator Ragan: Prepare to vote safely this fall

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing Franklin, Butler and Cerro Gordo counties: The COVID-19 pandemic is not over. These numbers are a warning sign…

Dustin Honken begs for mercy from the courts one last time to escape death, says pain from lethal drug injection would be too much; he will die at 3 PM

Dustin Honken begs for mercy from the courts one last time to escape death, says pain from lethal drug injection would be too much; he will die at 3 PM

TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA – Dustin Honken filed one more unsuccessful court appeal today to escape his long-overdue lethal drug injection, begging the court that the pain from his death would…

College Football: Iowa, Iowa State players named to Biletnikoff Award list watch

College Football: Iowa, Iowa State players named to Biletnikoff Award list watch

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – University of Iowa senior wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette has been named to the 2020 Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List. Presented by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, the…

Waterloo gangster sampling illegal drugs sent to prison for weapon offense

Waterloo gangster sampling illegal drugs sent to prison for weapon offense

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who hid a loaded firearm in the HVAC ductwork of a relative’s home in Waterloo, Iowa, was sentenced today to federal prison. Keyion Smith-Allen, age…