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Mason City man who fled cops in stolen truck and met a taser in a corn field set for 2021 trial

Mason City man who fled cops in stolen truck and met a taser in a corn field set for 2021 trial

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Iowa authorities investigating death of man by gunshot in Franklin county

Iowa authorities investigating death of man by gunshot in Franklin county

HAMTPON, IOWA – Iowa authorities are investigating the death of a man by gunshot in Franklin county. On December 14, 2020, at 4:30 PM, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office received…

Iowa HSEMD Director Joyce Flinn to retire I

Iowa HSEMD Director Joyce Flinn to retire I

DES MOINES – Today, Iowa Homeland Security & Emergency Management Director Joyce Flinn has announced her retirement effective, January 29, 2021. Governor Reynolds will announce an interim director at a…

Iowa man who used Facebook Messenger to entice child for sexual activity pleads guilty in federal court

Iowa man who used Facebook Messenger to entice child for sexual activity pleads guilty in federal court

SIOUX CITY – An Iowa man who sought out and enticed a 12-year-old for sexual activity pled guilty today in federal court in Sioux City. Nathan Landrum, age 40, from…

College Football: Iowa’s Nixon named B1G Defensive Player of the Year

College Football: Iowa’s Nixon named B1G Defensive Player of the Year

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior defensive tackle Daviyon Nixon has been named the Big Ten Conference Nagurski-Woodson Defensive Player of the Year and the Smith-Brown Defensive Lineman of…

Northern Iowa post office damaged by driver

Northern Iowa post office damaged by driver

MALLARD, IOWA – A Northern Iowa post office was damaged by a driver who slammed into a drop box. On November 14, 2020 at 2:10 PM, the Palo Alto County…

SkyWest Airlines to provide Essential Air Service to Mason City for three-year period beginning March 1

SkyWest Airlines to provide Essential Air Service to Mason City for three-year period beginning March 1

MASON CITY – The United States of America Department of Transportation Office in Washington, D.C. has announced they have selected SkyWest Airlines to provide Essential Air Service to Mason City…

Winnebago County Maintenance Superintendent Mark Johnson announces retirement

Winnebago County Maintenance Superintendent Mark Johnson announces retirement

WINNEBAGO COUNTY, IA – Winnebago County Maintenance Superintendent, Mark Johnson, has announced he will retire December 25, 2020 after 37 years of service to Winnebago County. Johnson joined the Winnebago…

Arizona woman pleads guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine in Iowa

Arizona woman pleads guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine in Iowa

SIOUX CITY – A woman who possessed with the intent to distribute methamphetamine pled guilty December 8, 2020, in federal court in Sioux City. Brisa Paniagua-Trejo, 40, from Casa Grande,…

College Football: Iowa kicker Duncan named Burlsworth Trophy Semifinalist

College Football: Iowa kicker Duncan named Burlsworth Trophy Semifinalist

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior kicker Keith Duncan has been named one of 10 semifinalists for 2020 Burlsworth Trophy, an award presented to the most outstanding football player…

City of Mason City expense report for Dec. 10. 2020

City of Mason City expense report for Dec. 10. 2020

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 12/10/2020 Payee Description Amount —————————————— 1ST INSURANCE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 1,323.00 ACTIVE NETWORK LLC OTHER SUPPLIES 744.38 ALLIANT UTILITIES-IPC GAS & ELECTRICITY 11,052.77 ARAMARK UNIFORM…

Iowa DNR warns Iowans to stay safe as lakes freeze over

Iowa DNR warns Iowans to stay safe as lakes freeze over

CLEAR LAKE – The recent blast of arctic air is growing ice on lakes and ponds over much of Iowa. Anglers are ready to get out for the popular early…

Mason City among communities where hungry people are getting boxes of food from Alliant Energy

Mason City among communities where hungry people are getting boxes of food from Alliant Energy

MADISON, WI – Alliant Energy is helping to feed impoverished and starving people using a holiday food box program. With a $100,000 donation from Alliant Energy, 2,000 food boxes are…

College Basketball: Kansas State 74, Iowa State 65

College Basketball: Kansas State 74, Iowa State 65

AMES – Iowa State lost a home Big 12 Conference game to Kansas State Tuesday night, 74-65. Iowa State had taken its first lead of the game on a dunk…

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones defeat UNI on the road, 67-61

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones defeat UNI on the road, 67-61

CEDAR FALLS – Iowa State (4-3, 1-0 Big 12) defeated UNI (3-3), 67-61, on Tuesday night at the McLeod Center. The Cyclones were able to grind out a hard-fought victory…