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Several hurt in two-car accident near Thornton

Several hurt in two-car accident near Thornton

THORNTON – Several people were hurt Sunday in a two-car accident near Thornton. On July 12, 2020 at approximately 1:33 PM, Cerro Gordo County Deputies responded to a 2 vehicle…

Boozy Minnesota men mis-handle gun at campground, one accidentally shot

Boozy Minnesota men mis-handle gun at campground, one accidentally shot

PLYMOUTH, IOWA – Boozy Minnesota men mis-handled a gun at a local campground, police say, and one was accidentally shot. On July, 11 2020 at approximately 6:00 PM, the Cerro…

Inmate tests positive for COVID-19 at Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility

Inmate tests positive for COVID-19 at Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility

MOUNT PLEASANT – The Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility (MPCF) was notified that an inmate has tested positive for COVID-19. The inmate is an older adult male (ages 55-64), and was…

Woman shot in Cedar Rapids domestic dispute

Woman shot in Cedar Rapids domestic dispute

CEDAR RAPIDS – A woman shot Sunday in a Cedar Rapids domestic dispute, police say. Cedar Rapids police officers responded to a shooting incident at Oakland Court and Gardens, 1500…

Minneapolis NAACP forms armed “Freedom Riders” to patrol streets as alternative to police

Minneapolis NAACP forms armed “Freedom Riders” to patrol streets as alternative to police

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minneapolis NAACP has helped form the armed “Freedom Riders” to patrol streets as an alternative to police. “Our community is under attack by outside instigators and community members…

District of Columbia sues Trump, alleging “grossly overpaying” for renting Trump hotel space for inauguration

District of Columbia sues Trump, alleging “grossly overpaying” for renting Trump hotel space for inauguration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The District of Columbia is suing Trump entities for “grossly overpaying” for renting Trump hotel space for the 2016 inauguration and Ivanka Trump is the prominent name…

Alliant Energy implodes M.L. Kapp Generating Station in Iowa

Alliant Energy implodes M.L. Kapp Generating Station in Iowa

CLINTON, IOWA – Alliant Energy completed the implosion of the M.L. Kapp Generating Station today. An implosion provides a safer and more cost-effective way to clear the property. More than…

Donald Trump gleefully exonerates political pal Roger Stone

Donald Trump gleefully exonerates political pal Roger Stone

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Late Friday, President Donald Trump gleefully exonerated convicted political pal Roger Stone, saving him from prison, even as Facebook deleted pages and fake accounts linked to Stone…

Covid-19 halts Mason City’s Ethnic Lunch By Central Park

Covid-19 halts Mason City’s Ethnic Lunch By Central Park

MASON CITY – Covid-19 has claimed another casualty, as organizers of Mason City’s Ethnic Lunch By Central Park announced they would have to call off the event this year. The…

Staff assault reported at Iowa Medical and Classification Center

Staff assault reported at Iowa Medical and Classification Center

CORALVILLE – Several staff members received injuries while attempting to restrain an inmate at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center on Friday. A counselor was working with an inmate in…

Iowa Democrats: Legislative Republicans blocked bill to protect vulnerable Iowa seniors

Iowa Democrats: Legislative Republicans blocked bill to protect vulnerable Iowa seniors

DES MOINES — The Iowa Long-Term Care Ombudsman’s Office has issued a state report showing that there was a sharp decline in Iowa nursing home visits, advocacy and training in…

At least one jailer positive for Covid-19 in Cerro Gordo county jail

At least one jailer positive for Covid-19 in Cerro Gordo county jail

MASON CITY – At least one jailer has tested positive for Covid-19 in the Cerro Gordo county jail, NIT was informed today, although the sheriff issued a denial. The county…

5 Steps for Standing Out as a Successful Canned-Food Business

5 Steps for Standing Out as a Successful Canned-Food Business

The canned-food industry is one you shouldn’t ignore. Sure, there are more glamorous avenues into the food and beverage industry. Yet canned goods present an excellent opportunity to generate a…

How to deal with financial complications 

How to deal with financial complications 

For many people living in North Iowa, 2020 has been one of the most financially difficult years for a very long time. Many businesses are struggling to make profits, and…

Iowa golf: East Team wins East-West team event

EAST MOLINE, IL – The East Team won East-West Team Event on Monday July 6, 2020 at Short Hills Country Club. Teams for East-West Team Event were comprised of 9…

UNI Athletics Department announces budget cuts

UNI Athletics Department announces budget cuts

CEDAR FALLS – In an effort to balance a budget shortfall that is expected to exceed $1 million resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Northern Iowa Department of…

35 percent of Iowa classified as abnormally dry

35 percent of Iowa classified as abnormally dry

DES MOINES — Although statewide precipitation was near normal in June, northeast Iowa experienced extra wet conditions while western parts of the state have entered moderate drought, according to the…

Selling two pounds of methamphetamine results in over a dozen years in federal prison for Iowa man

Selling two pounds of methamphetamine results in over a dozen years in federal prison for Iowa man

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who sold at least two pounds of meth was sentenced July 8, 2020, to more than twelve years in federal prison. Paul Gensley, age 52,…

How Iowa’s Trailblazing in Online Sports Betting Affected Online Casinos

How Iowa’s Trailblazing in Online Sports Betting Affected Online Casinos

Iowa has been one of the states that has embraced the idea of online sports betting over the last two years. However, while state legislators have favored sports betting at…

Big Ten Conference announces no non-conference football games; UNI disappointed no game with Iowa this fall

Big Ten Conference announces no non-conference football games; UNI disappointed no game with Iowa this fall

CHICAGO – The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday that no non-conference football games will be played and UNI reacted with disappointment that no game will be played against with Iowa…

Test Iowa Milestone: 100,000 tests conducted

Test Iowa Milestone: 100,000 tests conducted

DES MOINES – Today, Test Iowa has hit 100,000 tests conducted since the first test site opened on April 25th, and it is currently the number one source of testing…

North Iowa man arrested after domestic disturbance

North Iowa man arrested after domestic disturbance

PALO ALTO COUNTY – A North Iowa man was arrested after a domestic disturbance. On July 6, 2020 at 7:08 PM, the Palo Alto County Communications Center received an emergency…

North Iowa woman arrested after disturbance

North Iowa woman arrested after disturbance

PALO ALTO COUNTY – A North Iowa woman was arrested after a disturbance. On Monday, June 29, 2020, at 5:14 pm, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office responded to a…

Donald Trump dealt 7-2 loss by Supreme Court, must give up financial records

Donald Trump dealt 7-2 loss by Supreme Court, must give up financial records

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Supreme Court has ruled 7-2 that New York investigators can get President Donald Trump’s financial records. The Supreme Court’s actions today reportedly mean that Trump will…

Mason City’s Good Shepherd nursing home a COVID-19 hotspot, state says

Mason City’s Good Shepherd nursing home a COVID-19 hotspot, state says

MASON CITY – The state of Iowa has marked Mason City’s Good Shepherd nursing home a COVID-19 hotspot. According to Iowa’s own coronavirus web site, here, Mason City’s Good Shepherd…

Illegal alien caught in Iowa with 5 pounds of cocaine in car trunk sent to prison

Illegal alien caught in Iowa with 5 pounds of cocaine in car trunk sent to prison

SIOUX CITY – A man who illegally re-entered the United States after being previously deported and who possessed drugs with the intent to distribute, was sentenced July 7, 2020, to…

North Iowa business takes first place at statewide Venture School Launch Day Pitch Competition

North Iowa business takes first place at statewide Venture School Launch Day Pitch Competition

MASON CITY — Jayson Ryner, founder of ReEnvision Ag, LLC. took first place and the top prize of $10,000 at the statewide Venture School Launch Day Pitch Competition event held…

UNI Athletics reports positive COVID tests

UNI Athletics reports positive COVID tests

CEDAR FALLS – Seven UNI student-athletes that have been involved in voluntary workouts in UNI Athletics facilities have tested positive for COVID-19. There has also been one staff member who tested…

United States Attorney and the Internal Revenue Service remind taxpayers of upcoming filing deadline and to remain vigilant for fraud

United States Attorney and the Internal Revenue Service remind taxpayers of upcoming filing deadline and to remain vigilant for fraud

CEDAR RAPIDS – U.S. Attorney Peter E. Deegan, Jr. and Acting Special Agent in Charge Adam Steiner, IRS Criminal Investigation (IRS CI), St. Louis Field Office, are reminding taxpayers that…

Iowa prison inmate dies of Coronavirus; dozens possibly infected

Iowa prison inmate dies of Coronavirus; dozens possibly infected

IOWA CITY – A convicted rapist serving a 100-year sentence in an Iowa prison has died of the Coronavirus Ray Allen Vanlengen was pronounced dead likely due to complications related to…

Gov. Reynolds steers $50M CARES Funds toward Iowa’s Mental Health System

Gov. Reynolds steers $50M CARES Funds toward Iowa’s Mental Health System

DES MOINES – Today Gov. Kim Reynolds announced that $50,000,000 in federal funds allocated through the CARES Act will be invested in Iowa’s mental health care system. Watch Governor Reynolds’…

Test Iowa clinic site to open in Kossuth County

Test Iowa clinic site to open in Kossuth County

DES MOINES – A new Test Iowa clinic site is scheduled to open in Kossuth County on Wed., July 8, 2020. The new clinic site will be located at the…

Gallup Poll: Trump approval at 38% overall, while Republicans vastly approve

Gallup Poll: Trump approval at 38% overall, while Republicans vastly approve

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Donald Trump’s approval rating remains high with Republicans but is suffering overall, a Gallup poll out today shows. Gallup reports that 38% of respondents currently approve of…

Iowa man arrested for attempted murder after stabbing woman in Cedar Rapids

Iowa man arrested for attempted murder after stabbing woman in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man is in jail today after police say he tried to murder a woman Monday in Cedar Rapids. The Cedar Rapids Police Department has arrested…

Large fight in Charles City yields arrest of wanted man

Large fight in Charles City yields arrest of wanted man

CHARLES CITY – A report of a large fight in Charles City yielded the arrest of a wanted man. Just after midnight on June 27, 2020, Charles City police were…

International students in U.S. out of country if classes go online

International students in U.S. out of country if classes go online

WASHINGTON, D.C. – International students enrolled in U.S. colleges will be booted from the country or forced to transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this…

Cops chase allegedly drugged man through Fayette county at speeds reaching 110 miles per hour

Cops chase allegedly drugged man through Fayette county at speeds reaching 110 miles per hour

FAYETTE COUNTY – Cops chased an allegedly drugged man through Fayette county, Iowa at speeds reaching 110 miles per hour and only a crash stopped the pursuit On July 3,…

Dubuque police seek suspect who shot man dead during argument

Dubuque police seek suspect who shot man dead during argument

DUBUQUE – Dubuque police have identified a suspect who shot a man dead during argument and are seeking clues to his whereabouts. On July 2, 2020, at 5:58 p.m. Dubuque…

Charles City man with violent past accused of felony assault

Charles City man with violent past accused of felony assault

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Georgia Governor declares state of emergency after citizens “targeted, shot, and left for dead” by protesters

Georgia Governor declares state of emergency after citizens “targeted, shot, and left for dead” by protesters

ATLANTA, GA – The Governor of the state of Georgia has declared a state of emergency after he says citizens were “targeted, shot, and left for dead” by protesters this…

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