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Mason City educator Phipps named assistant secondary principal of the year

Mason City educator Phipps named assistant secondary principal of the year

MASON CITY – School Administrators of Iowa has named Dan Phipps, associate principal at Mason City High School, as the 2020-21 Iowa Assistant Secondary Principal of the Year. Selection is…

Cops dispose of “very dangerous glitter bomb” at park in Ames

Cops dispose of “very dangerous glitter bomb” at park in Ames

AMES – Police were called to a park in Ames Saturday morning after an item they called a “very dangerous glitter bomb” was found. On November 21, around 7:45 AM,…

College Football: Iowa defeats Penn State, 41-21

College Football: Iowa defeats Penn State, 41-21

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Iowa (3‐2, 3‐2) defeated Penn State (0‐5, 0‐5), 41‐21 on Saturday at Beaver Stadium. The 20‐point margin of victory is Iowa’s largest in series history at…

Twenty-Five suspects snared in Iowa metro investigation of drug and firearms trafficking organization

Twenty-Five suspects snared in Iowa metro investigation of drug and firearms trafficking organization

DES MOINES – Twenty-five defendants are facing federal criminal charges as part of a joint federal and state investigation of a methamphetamine, cocaine, crack cocaine, and marijuana drug trafficking organization.…

Charles City man arrested for felony drunk driving in two different counties

Charles City man arrested for felony drunk driving in two different counties

BREMER COUNTY – A Charles City man is facing felony drunk driving charges in two different Northern Iowa counties. On October 15, 2020, the Bremer County Sheriff’s Office stopped to…

Owner of Birdsall’s Ice Cream shop in Mason City passes away

Owner of Birdsall’s Ice Cream shop in Mason City passes away

MASON CITY – The owner of Mason City’s best-known ice cream shop, Birdsall’s Ice Cream, has passed away. According to an obituary from Major Erickson Funeral Home, David Vaughn Escher,…

Feds execute drug dealer for horrific killing of teen

Feds execute drug dealer for horrific killing of teen

TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA – The federal government executed a drug dealer Thursday morning for the horrific 1994 kidnapping and murder of a 16-year-old honor student. Orlando Cordia Hall was executed…