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Police officer dies as result of mob attack at U.S. Capitol

Police officer dies as result of mob attack at U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A police officer has died as a result of a seditious mob attack urged by Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, the fifth person to…

Gov. Reynolds lifts restrictions for sporting and recreational gatherings, including for high school-sponsored events

Gov. Reynolds lifts restrictions for sporting and recreational gatherings, including for high school-sponsored events

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation that modifies existing public health measures designed to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The proclamation continues to…

United States Attorney for Southern Iowa Marc Krickbaum announces resignation

United States Attorney for Southern Iowa Marc Krickbaum announces resignation

DES MOINES – Marc Krickbaum, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa, announced he is resigning today. “Serving as United States Attorney has been the privilege of…

Iowa Auditor Rob Sand fears danger of spreading violence after insurrection in nation’s capitol

Iowa Auditor Rob Sand fears danger of spreading violence after insurrection in nation’s capitol

DES MOINES – Iowa Auditor Rob Sand responded to Wednesday’s insurrection in the nation’s capitol and fears a danger of spreading violence in near future. Statement from State Auditor Sand…

College Football: UNI prepares for season opener, now scheduled for Feb. 19

College Football: UNI prepares for season opener, now scheduled for Feb. 19

CEDAR FALLS – The UNI Football opener against Illinois State was moved to Friday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m., UNI Football announced today. UNI Athletics also announced that the three…

Trump now banned from Facebook indefinitely, Zuck says President too risky to humankind

Trump now banned from Facebook indefinitely, Zuck says President too risky to humankind

MENLO PARK, CA – Facebook, possibly America’s most-used social media platform, has banned Donald Trump indefinitely for fear of him inciting more violence and mayhem. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg released…

Armed Iowa drug user and convicted domestic abuser sentenced to over three years in prison

Armed Iowa drug user and convicted domestic abuser sentenced to over three years in prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who illegally possessed a loaded firearm was sentenced on January 6, 2021, to more than three years in federal prison. Thomas Anthony Wallace, age…

Top federal cop says “we intend to enforce the laws of our land” after U.S. Capitol stormed by insurrectionists

Top federal cop says “we intend to enforce the laws of our land” after U.S. Capitol stormed by insurrectionists

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The violent, delusional insurrectionists who stormed the United States Capitol building and sent lawmakers and their staffs fleeing have the attention of America’s top cop and will…

City of Mason City expense report for Dec. 24, 2020

City of Mason City expense report for Dec. 24, 2020

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 12/24/2020 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ALL STAR PEST CONTROL LABORATORY SUPPLIES 110.00 APOLLO WATER SERVICES LLC PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 300.00 ARAMARK UNIFORM SERVICES UNIFORM RENTAL…

Legislative update from Rep. Sharon Steckman

Legislative update from Rep. Sharon Steckman

The following is a legislative update released Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, from Democratic Rep. Sharon Steckman, representing the middle-third of Cerro Gordo county in the Iowa Legislature: 2021 Legislative Survey…

Former President Barack Obama: Trump is a liar and incited insurrectionists

Former President Barack Obama: Trump is a liar and incited insurrectionists

CHICAGO – Former President Barack Obama joined the chorus of Americans holding Donald Trump and his sycophants accountable for the violence and seditious behavior committed at the United States capitol…

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa defeats Minnesota, 92, 79; Meyer scores 8

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa defeats Minnesota, 92, 79; Meyer scores 8

IOWA CITY – Iowa defeated Minnesota, 92-79, and former Mason City Mohawk Megan Meyer scored 8 points in the Hawkeye victory. The Hawkeyes (8-1, 4-1) expanded their home-winning streak to…

College Basketball: Luka Garza named to Wooden Award Mid-Season Top 25

College Basketball: Luka Garza named to Wooden Award Mid-Season Top 25

LOS ANGELES – University of Iowa senior All-American Luka Garza headlines the John R. Wooden Award Mid-Season Top 25. The announcement was made Wednesday evening by the Los Angeles Athletic…

City of Mason City expense report for Dec. 17, 2020

City of Mason City expense report for Dec. 17, 2020

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 12/17/2020 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ADVANCE ALARM SERVICES LLC BUILDING REPAIRS AND MAINTEN 167.00 AFFORDABLE TOWING MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSE 325.00 AHLERS AND COONEY PC PROFESSIONAL…