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Supreme Court Justice Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

Supreme Court Justice Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday evening surrounded by her family at her home in Washington, D.C., due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer. She was…

NIACC instructors receive Excellence in Teaching Awards

NIACC instructors receive Excellence in Teaching Awards

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) congratulates this year’s Excellence in Teaching award winners: Rodney Zehr, Kevin Losee, and Brad Grout. During the 2019-20 academic year graduating…

Man charged with hate crime after cowardly, unprovoked stabbing of black man; “I don’t like black people,” he said

Man charged with hate crime after cowardly, unprovoked stabbing of black man; “I don’t like black people,” he said

ONTARIO, OREGON – A Colorado man has been charged with a hate crime after stabbing a Black man from Ontario, Oregon while the man was sitting in a fast food…

Estherville man’s alleged erratic driving lands him second drunk driving arrest

Estherville man’s alleged erratic driving lands him second drunk driving arrest

RUTHVEN, IOWA – An Estherville man’s alleged erratic driving landed him a second drunk driving arrest, police say. On Saturday, September 12th, 2020, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office investigated an…

Mason City woman hurt in auto crash in Palo Alto county

Mason City woman hurt in auto crash in Palo Alto county

RUTHVEN, IOWA – A Mason City woman was hurt in an auto crash in Palo Alto county this past weekend. On September 13, 2020, at 4:08 PM, the Palo Alto…

Iowa teen killed, five kids hurt in van versus bus crash

Iowa teen killed, five kids hurt in van versus bus crash

BENTON COUNTY, IOWA – An Iowa teen was killed and five kids were hurt when a van and a bus collided in Benton county Wednesday morning. The Iowa State Patrol…

Cop cleared for shooting Iowa woman dead after failing to de-escalate confrontation

Cop cleared for shooting Iowa woman dead after failing to de-escalate confrontation

DES MOINES – A cop who shot and killed an Iowa woman who was holding two knives won’t face prosecution after he and other law enforcement failed to de-escalate the…

Feds to dole out up to $14 billion to farmers

Feds to dole out up to $14 billion to farmers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The federal government today announced up to an additional $14 billion dollars for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19.…

Waterloo man sentenced to over seven years in federal prison after being involved in two shooting incidents

Waterloo man sentenced to over seven years in federal prison after being involved in two shooting incidents

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who possessed a firearm that he used in two shootings was sentenced September 1, 2020, to more than seven years in federal prison. Leon Orlando…

Doherty leads NIACC at Iowa Central Fall Kickoff tournament

Doherty leads NIACC at Iowa Central Fall Kickoff tournament

FORT DODGE – The NIACC men’s golf team placed fourth at the Iowa Central Fall Kickoff tournament Tuesday at the Fort Dodge Country Club. The Trojans recorded a 319 in…

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

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

DES MOINES – Today, Governor Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency for another 30 days. Bars, taverns, wineries, breweries, distilleries, night clubs continue to be…