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How does online infidelity affect relationships?

How does online infidelity affect relationships?

People will access a dating site for all sorts of reasons, but the primary one remains seeking a potential partner, whether that’s for friendship, a casual encounter, or long-term romance.…

Women’s College Basketball: Hawkeyes sign 3 for 2021-22

Women’s College Basketball: Hawkeyes sign 3 for 2021-22

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa women’s basketball head coach Lisa Bluder announced the 2021-22 signing class on Wednesday with Sydney Affolter, AJ Ediger, and Addison O’Grady signing National Letters…

College Basketball: Waukee’s Payton Sandfort signs with Hawkeyes

College Basketball: Waukee’s Payton Sandfort signs with Hawkeyes

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa head men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery announced on Wednesday that Payton Sandfort has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend the University of…

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones ranked 15th in AP Preseason Poll

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones ranked 15th in AP Preseason Poll

AMES – The Iowa State women’s basketball team checks in at No. 15 in the AP preseason women’s basketball poll. The Cyclones’ ranking marks their first preseason ranking since the…

College Football: Iowa prepares to battle Minnesota

College Football: Iowa prepares to battle Minnesota

IOWA CITY – Coming off a huge first victory of the season this past weekend, the Iowa Hawkeyes now prepare to face rival Minnesota this weekend in Minneapolis. University of…

Gun, drugs and troubled teen found after cops called for property dispute at Northern Iowa house

Gun, drugs and troubled teen found after cops called for property dispute at Northern Iowa house

OELWEIN, IOWA – A gun, drugs and a troubled teen were found after cops were called to a Northern Iowa home for a property dispute. On October 31, 2020, at…

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones ink three on National Signing Day

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones ink three on National Signing Day

AMES – The Iowa State women’s basketball program and Head Coach Bill Fennelly announced Wednesday prep standouts who have signed on to play for the Cyclones in 2021-22. Two of…

Person escapes house fire in Clear Lake

Person escapes house fire in Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE – A family’s home suffered expensive and extensive damage Tuesday, with one person escaping the blaze. The Clear Lake Fire Department was dispatched to a reported house fire…

College Basketball: Cyclones sign Wisconsin prep Tyrese Hunter

College Basketball: Cyclones sign Wisconsin prep Tyrese Hunter

AMES – Iowa State continued its recruiting success in Wisconsin Wednesday with the signing of Racine’s Tyrese Hunter to a national letter of intent. Hunter, a 6-1 guard out of…

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds refuses to acknowledge outcome of Presidential election

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds refuses to acknowledge outcome of Presidential election

DES MOINES – Governor Reynolds released the following statement on the 2020 Presidential Election: “Four more years of President Donald Trump would mean a stronger economy, a more secure country,…

House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard slams Kim Reynolds on Covid response: “Too little and too late”

House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard slams Kim Reynolds on Covid response: “Too little and too late”

CHARLES CITY – House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard slammed Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds on her latest Covid response, calling it “too little and too late.” “Governor Reynolds’ COVID-19 response is…

Iowa Supreme Court postpones jury trials until February 2021

Iowa Supreme Court postpones jury trials until February 2021

DES MOINES – Today, the Iowa Supreme Court issued an order postponing all jury trials until February 1, 2021, unless the jury is sworn in prior to November 16, 2020. Clerk…

Five people charged with murder in Fort Dodge double homicide

Five people charged with murder in Fort Dodge double homicide

FORT DODGE – Five people are now charged with murder in a Fort Dodge double homicide that took place this past summer. At approximately 4:45 AM on June 16, 2020,…

Reynolds signs new proclamation with “enhanced mitigation measures” for Covid-19

Reynolds signs new proclamation with “enhanced mitigation measures” for Covid-19

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency for another 30 days. The proclamation imposes a number of additional public health measures…

Iowa police officer struck and seriously hurt while working drunk driving stop

Iowa police officer struck and seriously hurt while working drunk driving stop

WEST DES MOINES – An Iowa police officer was struck and seriously hurt while working a drunk driving stop in the Des Moines metro area this weekend. On November 8,…

NIACC Pappajohn Center & SBDC to hold Entrepreneurship Events during Global Entrepreneurship Week (Nov 16-21)

NIACC Pappajohn Center & SBDC to hold Entrepreneurship Events during Global Entrepreneurship Week (Nov 16-21)

MASON CITY – The NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center & SBDC is hosting 6 days of events in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week on November 16-21. Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW)…

College Basketball: Cyclones announce home non-conference games

College Basketball: Cyclones announce home non-conference games

AMES – The Iowa State men’s basketball team has announced its home non-conference schedule for the 2020-21 season. The remaining road non-conference game will be announced by the home institution.…

Republicans elect leadership team for Iowa’s 89th General Assembly

Republicans elect leadership team for Iowa’s 89th General Assembly

DES MOINES – On Monday, Iowa House Republicans elected a leadership team to guide the 59 member House Majority caucus through the 89th General Assembly. Rep. Pat Grassley (R-New Hartford)…

Iowa man with illegal gun sent to federal prison for meth conspiracy

Iowa man with illegal gun sent to federal prison for meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – An Iowa man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine while also illegally possessing a firearm was sentenced November 3, 2020, to 10 years in federal prison. John Sanchez,…

North Iowa teen dies after riding bike and struck by automobile

North Iowa teen dies after riding bike and struck by automobile

ESTHERVILLE, IOWA – A North Iowa teen died this weekend after riding a bike and being struck by an automobile. According to Emmet County Sheriff Mike Martens, the communications center…

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa State announces home non-conference slate

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa State announces home non-conference slate

AMES – The Iowa State women’s basketball team has announced its home non-conference schedule for the 2020-21 season. Iowa State’s remaining non-conference games will be announced at a later date.…

Covid and pre-existing illness takes life of Iowa murderer in prison

Covid and pre-existing illness takes life of Iowa murderer in prison

IOWA CITY – Covid and pre-existing illness took the life of an Iowa murderer in prison since 1981. David Allen Streets, was pronounced dead, likely due to complications related to…

College Football: Iowa special teams player to transfer

College Football: Iowa special teams player to transfer

IOWA CITY – An Iowa special teams player announced he will transfer out of the program. University of Iowa football student-athlete Daraun McKinney has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal, with…

Top 4 proven ways how to find love after 50

Top 4 proven ways how to find love after 50

There’s a common preconception that over-50s lose their zest for life. Where they would once have been socializing, partying, and generally letting their hair down, as they head inexorably towards…

Paving The Way: Influencing People When You Don’t Have Perceived Authority  

Paving The Way: Influencing People When You Don’t Have Perceived Authority  

Yes, it is much easier to make people abide by your rules or do as you say when you are their superior, whether in the company structure or by the…

Iowa woman duped out of $1k by scammer posing as cop making threats

Iowa woman duped out of $1k by scammer posing as cop making threats

AMES – An Iowa woman was duped out of $1,000 by a scammer posing as a cop making threats, police say. The Ames Police Department reports today that on this…

City of Mason City expense report for Nov. 5, 2020

City of Mason City expense report for Nov. 5, 2020

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 11/5/2020 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 321.28 AHLERS AND COONEY PC PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 2,593.50 ALL STAR PEST CONTROL CONTRACTUAL…

North Iowa law enforcement help put meth dealer in prison

North Iowa law enforcement help put meth dealer in prison

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Mason City cheerleaders recognized for state championship

Mason City cheerleaders recognized for state championship

MASON CITY – The Mason City Community School District announced that the Mohawk Cheer Squad has been named 4A Spirit of Iowa Grand Champions for 2020. Mohawks Cheerleaders are 4A…

College Football: Iowa’s Jones named B1G Special Teams Player of the Week

College Football: Iowa’s Jones named B1G Special Teams Player of the Week

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa redshirt junior wide receiver Charlie Jones has been named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week, following Iowa’s 49-7 win over Michigan State.…

Teen hurt in Wright county auto crash

Teen hurt in Wright county auto crash

RURAL EAGLE GROVE, IOWA – A teen was hurt in a Wright county auto crash Sunday afternoon. The Iowa State Patrol reports that a single-vehicle crash occurred on Sunday, November…

Mason City shooting incident leaves one hurt and one charged with assault

Mason City shooting incident leaves one hurt and one charged with assault

MASON CITY – A Mason City shooting incident has left one person hurt and one man charged with assault. According to Mason City police, on November 9, 2020, Mason City…

Man miffed about mail fraud leaves locked backpack at Iowa City police headquarters, forcing evacuations

Man miffed about mail fraud leaves locked backpack at Iowa City police headquarters, forcing evacuations

IOWA CITY – A man miffed about mail fraud leaves locked backpack at Iowa City police headquarters, forcing evacuations On Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, at approximately 2:49 p.m., an adult…

Woman arrested after naked incident near Mason City school enters not-guilty plea

Woman arrested after naked incident near Mason City school enters not-guilty plea

MASON CITY – A woman who allegedly exposed herself near a Mason City school says she’s not guilty. On October 8, 2020, Mason City police arrested 40-year-old Krista Elizabeth Mary,…

Pfizer And Biontech announce vaccine candidate against Covid-19 achieved success in first interim analysis from phase 3 study

Pfizer And Biontech announce vaccine candidate against Covid-19 achieved success in first interim analysis from phase 3 study

NEW YORK & MAINZ, GERMANY – Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE today announced their mRNA-based vaccine candidate, BNT162b2, against SARS-CoV-2 has demonstrated evidence of efficacy against COVID-19 in participants without…

George W. Bush congratulates Joe Biden on becoming President-elect

George W. Bush congratulates Joe Biden on becoming President-elect

DALLAS, TEXAS — Former President George W. Bush broke his silence and congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his victory over Donald Trump, the biggest  Republican to declare the election over.…

College Football: Iowa drubs Michigan State, 49-7

College Football: Iowa drubs Michigan State, 49-7

IOWA CITY – Iowa (1‐2, 1‐2) defeated Michigan State (1‐2, 1‐2), 49‐7, on Saturday at Kinnick Stadium. Iowa tied the all‐time series, 23‐23‐2. Kirk Ferentz won his 163rd game as…

Tipster tattles on Webster City drug deal, leading to arrest of two women and house search

Tipster tattles on Webster City drug deal, leading to arrest of two women and house search

WEBSTER CITY – A tipster tattled on a Webster City drug deal, leading to the arrest of two women and a house search. On November 6, 2020, a phone call…

Veterans Day virtual event to be held at Mason City’s Lincoln Intermediate School

Veterans Day virtual event to be held at Mason City’s Lincoln Intermediate School

MASON CITY – A Veterans Day virtual event will be held at Mason City’s Lincoln Intermediate School. On November 10, 2020, (note date change) students at Lincoln Intermediate School will…

Iowa man accused in Floyd county of sexually abusing child

Iowa man accused in Floyd county of sexually abusing child

CHARLES CITY – An Iowa man is accused in Floyd county of sexually abusing a child. Michael Douglas Ahrenholz, age 42 reportedly of Waverly, Iowa, is facing serious charges brought…