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Snitch turns in downtown Mason City urinator

Snitch turns in downtown Mason City urinator

MASON CITY – “Don’t be afraid of snitchin'” … these immortal words live on and remain a hallowed creed in Mason City as a man was caught wet-handed after a…

Department of Justice files nationwide lawsuit against Walmart for controlled substances act violations

Department of Justice files nationwide lawsuit against Walmart for controlled substances act violations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a civil complaint filed Tuesday, the Department of Justice has alleged that Walmart Inc. unlawfully dispensed controlled substances from pharmacies it operated across the country and…

Northern District of Iowa U.S. Attorney’s Office collects over $14,000,000 for U.S. taxpayers in 2020

Northern District of Iowa U.S. Attorney’s Office collects over $14,000,000 for U.S. taxpayers in 2020

CEDAR RAPIDS – U.S. Attorney Peter E. Deegan, Jr. announced today that the Northern District of Iowa collected $14,652,603.88 in civil and criminal actions in Fiscal Year 2020.  Of this…

$75,000 worth of methamphetamine earns Iowa man more than a decade in federal prison

$75,000 worth of methamphetamine earns Iowa man more than a decade in federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who was arrested with ten pounds of methamphetamine in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was sentenced December 21, 2020, to more than twelve years in federal prison.…

Three dead in wrong-way head-on crash on Iowa’s Interstate 80

Three dead in wrong-way head-on crash on Iowa’s Interstate 80

WEST BRANCH, IOWA – Three people were killed Monday in a wrong-way head-on crash on Iowa’s Interstate 80 . According to the Iowa State Patrol, the crash happened at about…

Justice Department says Iowa subjects disabled residents in Glenwood to “uncontrolled and unsupervised experimentation,” other abuses; Reynolds, Grassley and Ernst respond

Justice Department says Iowa subjects disabled residents in Glenwood to “uncontrolled and unsupervised experimentation,” other abuses; Reynolds, Grassley and Ernst respond

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Kim Reynolds released the following statement on the completed Justice Department investigation into Glenwood Resource Center, where residents are allegedly experimented upon and abused: “What…

Women’s College Basketball: Megan Meyer scores 13 points to help Iowa defeat Western Illinois, 92-65

Women’s College Basketball: Megan Meyer scores 13 points to help Iowa defeat Western Illinois, 92-65

IOWA CITY – Former Mason City Mohawk Megan Meyer scored 13 points to help Iowa defeat Western Illinois, 92-65, Tuesday in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes expanded their home-winning streak to…

College Football: Iowa’s Nixon headlines Hawkeyes on AP All-Big Ten Team

College Football: Iowa’s Nixon headlines Hawkeyes on AP All-Big Ten Team

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior defensive tackle Daviyon Nixon has been named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press and is one of nine…

Waterloo felon sentenced to federal prison for giving gun to friend during dispute

Waterloo felon sentenced to federal prison for giving gun to friend during dispute

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo man, responsible for providing a gun to his friend when both were prohibited from possessing guns, was sentenced today to 112 months in prison. Aundrey…

College Football: Iowa State’s Breece Hall a finalist for Doak Walker Award

College Football: Iowa State’s Breece Hall a finalist for Doak Walker Award

DALLAS – Iowa State sophomore running back Breece Hall has recorded one of the greatest individual seasons in school history in 2020. The Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year…

Three Join NIACC Alumni Advisory Board 

Three Join NIACC Alumni Advisory Board 

MASON CITY – Louisa Montealvo, Chad Nelson, and Paul Rottinghaus have joined the North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) Alumni Advisory Board. Louisa Montealvo of Clear Lake, graduated from NIACC…

Florida man busted in Iowa with illegal drugs and guns sent to prison for 25 years

Florida man busted in Iowa with illegal drugs and guns sent to prison for 25 years

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who pled guilty to drug and gun charges was sentenced December 21, 2020, to 27 years in federal prison. Brandon James Seys, age 42, from…

College Basketball: #4 Iowa 70, Purdue 55

College Basketball: #4 Iowa 70, Purdue 55

IOWA CITY – Iowa got back in the win column after their first loss of the season, defeating Purdue in a Big Ten Conference home game Tuesday night, 70-55. Luka…

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones make 17 triples in 85-67 win over Drake

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones make 17 triples in 85-67 win over Drake

AMES – The Iowa State women’s basketball team (6-3, 2-0 Big 12) scorched the nets for 17 made 3-pointers en route to an 85-67 victory over Drake (2-5, 0-0 Missouri…