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Iowa felon sentenced to federal prison for possessing ammunition

Iowa felon sentenced to federal prison for possessing ammunition

CEDAR RAPIDS – Police found a convicted Iowa felon with a loaded antique firearm while on escape status from the Waterloo Residential Correctional Facility, leading to more than two years’…

Gov. Kim Reynolds signs new public health proclamation advancing Iowa’s Return to Learn strategy; in-person classes a priority

Gov. Kim Reynolds signs new public health proclamation advancing Iowa’s Return to Learn strategy; in-person classes a priority

DES MOINES – Friday, Governor Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency and taking a number of actions to advance Iowa’s Return to Learn strategy. Watch…

Follow the Trend: Learn All about Cyber security by Passing CompTIA SY0-501 Exam Using Exam Dumps

CompTIA Changes Studies have found that girls can lose interest in pursuing an IT career even before they reach the 9th grade. This means that US businesses are losing the…

Ideas for creating perfect funeral program

Losing a loved one is heart-wrenching news. There is no way to keep everyone with you forever and there comes a time to say goodbye to the ones who are…

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…

How to Pawn Your Car Title 

Unexpected life expenses often make you sell your precious items. And your car also lists under those items. However, when you need money to handle your utilities and medical bills,…

As death toll rises, CG Public Health asks for help to stop spread of COVID-19

As death toll rises, CG Public Health asks for help to stop spread of COVID-19

MASON CITY – In the last month, COVID-19 cases are drastically increasing in Cerro Gordo County and the north Iowa area. The first lab-confirmed positive case in Cerro Gordo County…

Iowa Attorney General: Responding to Supreme Court decisions on Trump financial records, ‘It’s a great day for the rule of law in America’

Iowa Attorney General: Responding to Supreme Court decisions on Trump financial records, ‘It’s a great day for the rule of law in America’

DES MOINES ― Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions in Trump v. Vance and Trump v. Mazars, regarding the president’s financial…

Iowa man arrested for dealing drugs to a minor

Iowa man arrested for dealing drugs to a minor

WEST UNION, IOWA – An Iowa man was arrested for dealing drugs to a minor. On July 14, 2020, at approximately 10:40 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office executed search…

Possessing multiple guns sends Iowa felon to prison for over six years

Possessing multiple guns sends Iowa felon to prison for over six years

CEDAR RAPIDS – A convicted felon who repeatedly possessed firearms while also using drugs was sentenced today to more than six years in federal prison. George Raymond Bounds, age 49,…

College Basketball: Iowa returns to Sioux Falls to play Oregon State

College Basketball: Iowa returns to Sioux Falls to play Oregon State

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa men’s basketball team will return to South Dakota for a nonconference game against Oregon State on Dec. 22, 2020. The Hawkeyes and Beavers…

Candidate for Iowa’s U.S. House District 4, J.D. Scholten, announces fundraising record for Quarter 2

Candidate for Iowa’s U.S. House District 4, J.D. Scholten, announces fundraising record for Quarter 2

SIOUX CITY — J.D. Scholten, candidate for Iowa’s 4th congressional district, announced today that he raised over $620,000 in the second quarter, including $349,000 since the primary, marking the best…

Achieve TMS Central celebrates Grand Opening of Mason City location

Achieve TMS Central celebrates Grand Opening of Mason City location

MASON CITY – Achieve TMS Central celebrated its Grand Opening at their new facility located at 320 N. Eisenhower Avenue, Mason City. The festivities started off with a ribbon cutting…

College Basketball: Iowa’s CJ Fredrick undergoes successful procedure

College Basketball: Iowa’s CJ Fredrick undergoes successful procedure

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa redshirt sophomore CJ Fredrick underwent successful surgery of his right foot Tuesday at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Fredrick had a screw…

Mason City man wins $77,777 lottery prize

Mason City man wins $77,777 lottery prize

MASON CITY — A Mason City man has won a $77,777 lottery prize. Charles Kraft won the fourth top prize in the Iowa Lottery’s “7 7 7” scratch game. He…

Staff assault reported at Anamosa State Penitentiary

Staff assault reported at Anamosa State Penitentiary

ANAMOSA – A Correctional Captain was assaulted by an inmate at the Anamosa State Penitentiary today at 8:53 a.m. The captain was working in a unit when an inmate approached…

What You Need to Know About Sports Betting in Iowa

Legal online sports betting has been available in Iowa for a little over a year. However, many patrons are left confused about the ins and outs of the market and…

5 MOST FAMOUS FEMALE ARTISTS

5 MOST FAMOUS FEMALE ARTISTS

Primarily art history has always pampered the names of great male artists like Leonardo da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, and Vincent Van Gogh to name a few. However, some women artists…

OBIT: Nancy A. Cole, 93, of Charles City

OBIT: Nancy A. Cole, 93, of Charles City

Nancy A. Cole, 93, of Charles City, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020 at MercyOne North Iowa in Mason City. The family is planning a graveside service Saturday, July 18,…

College Football: Breece Hall named to Doak Walker Award Watch List

College Football: Breece Hall named to Doak Walker Award Watch List

DALLAS – Iowa State sophomore running back Breece Hall receive recognition from the Doak Walker Award this afternoon by being named to their preseason watch list. The Doak Walker Award…

Iowa Auditor report says Governor Reynolds’ Test Iowa reporting chain for Covid is “wasteful and risky”

Iowa Auditor report says Governor Reynolds’ Test Iowa reporting chain for Covid is “wasteful and risky”

DES MOINES – Iowa’s Auditor released a report today that says Governor Kim Reynolds’ Test Iowa reporting chain for Covid is “wasteful and risky”. This report was initiated due to…

Georgia man sent to federal prison for Iowa meth conspiracy

Georgia man sent to federal prison for Iowa meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced July 13, 2020, to 12 years in federal prison. Dylan Davis, 27, from Hartwell, Georgia, received the prison…

Clarion man and three other Iowans sentenced to federal prison for federal firearms conspiracy

Clarion man and three other Iowans sentenced to federal prison for federal firearms conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A Clarion man and three other Iowans have been sentenced to federal prison for a federal firearms conspiracy. Charles Westfall, Jr, age 32, from Clarion, Iowa, Donald Rundall…

Mississippi man charged with sex crimes in North Iowa

Mississippi man charged with sex crimes in North Iowa

PALO ALTO COUNTY – A Mississippi man has been charged with sex crimes in North Iowa. On July 11, 2020 at 10:22 PM, yhe Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office served…

Good News: Supreme Court steps in, overrules lower court injunction; Dustin Honken will die by lethal injection of drug on Friday

Good News: Supreme Court steps in, overrules lower court injunction; Dustin Honken will die by lethal injection of drug on Friday

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court stepped in early this morning and shot down a lower court’s injunction on federal executions, thereby clearing the way again for convicted child…

Police investigating murder in Cedar Rapids

Police investigating murder in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS – Police are investigating a murder in Cedar Rapids. On Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 3:54 AM, Cedar Rapids police officers received a report of shots fired in…

Bad News: Dustin Honken won’t die on Friday

Bad News: Dustin Honken won’t die on Friday

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NIT regrets to report that convicted child killer and druggie Dustin Honken will get to continue to breathe air on Friday instead of die for his crimes.…

College Football: Greg Eisworth named To Bednarik Award Watch List

College Football: Greg Eisworth named To Bednarik Award Watch List

AMES – Iowa State senior defensive back Greg Eisworth was named to the Bednarik Award watch list, announced today by the Maxwell Football Club. The Bednarik Award is given annually…

Iowa Board of Corrections approves Mike Heinricy as next warden of the Iowa Medical and Classification Center

Iowa Board of Corrections approves Mike Heinricy as next warden of the Iowa Medical and Classification Center

CORALVILLE – The Iowa Board of Corrections voted unanimously today in support of the appointment of Mike Heinricy as the next warden of the Iowa Medical and Classification Center in…

Two people dead, several injured in two-vehicle crash in Palo Alto county

Two people dead, several injured in two-vehicle crash in Palo Alto county

RURAL PALO ALTO COUNTY – Two people are dead and several others suffered injuries in a two-vehicle crash in Palo Alto county. On July 9, 2020 at 9:52 AM, the…

Waterloo felon who hid a gun in a cop car while being arrested sent to prison

Waterloo felon who hid a gun in a cop car while being arrested sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who hid a firearm in the back of a police car when he was arrested in 2019 was sentenced today to more than 4 years…

City of Mason City expense report for July 9, 2020

City of Mason City expense report for July 9, 2020

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 7/9/2020 Payee Description Amount —————————————— A1-PORTABLES MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSE 420.00 ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 329.98 ADAMS SHARPENINGM/E REPAIRS 12.00 AFFORDABLE TOWING MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSE…

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