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Woman found dead in Ames parking lot

Woman found dead in Ames parking lot

AMES – A young woman was found dead in an Ames parking lot this weekend. On January 22, 2021, at 9:49 AM, the Ames Police Department responded to a medical…

Hampton man charged with felony after domestic incident and attempted burglary

Hampton man charged with felony after domestic incident and attempted burglary

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Iowa man sentenced to federal prison for COVID-19 related unemployment fraud

Iowa man sentenced to federal prison for COVID-19 related unemployment fraud

SIOUX CITY – A Le Mars, Iowa man who stole government funds using a COVID-19 unemployment scheme was sentenced January 19, 2021, to 3 months in federal prison. Dennis George…

Iowa man pleads guilty to federal gun charges

Iowa man pleads guilty to federal gun charges

SIOUX CITY – A man who illegally possessed a gun pled guilty January 19, 2021, in federal court in Sioux City. Jeffrey Carothers, 52, from Lake City, Iowa, was convicted…

Sen. Ragan: Let’s focus on rebuilding in 2021

Sen. Ragan: Let’s focus on rebuilding in 2021

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing Franklin, Butler and Cerro Gordo counties: Iowans have been through a lot over the last year, particularly with…

College Wrestling: Iowa State victorious in Big 12 Opener Over Oklahoma

College Wrestling: Iowa State victorious in Big 12 Opener Over Oklahoma

CEDAR FALLS – No. 13 Iowa State’s (4-1, 1-0 Big 12) matchup with No. 18 Oklahoma (2-2, 1-1 Big 12) came down to the final bout to determine a winner.…

Man and mom arrested after brawling with police at Iowa Walmart

Man and mom arrested after brawling with police at Iowa Walmart

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man and his mom were arrested at an Iowa Walmart Saturday after brawling with and injuring police. On Saturday, January 23, 2020, at 3:11 PM, a…

Blue Pit in Mason City and other locations stocked with trout, ready for winter fishing now

Blue Pit in Mason City and other locations stocked with trout, ready for winter fishing now

MASON CITY – Blue Pit in Mason City and other locations in Iowa are now stocked with trout, ready for winter fishing, the Iowa DNR reports. The Iowa Department of…

Wanted man snared in Clarksville

Wanted man snared in Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE – Police located and arrested a wanted man Sunday in Clarksville. On January 24, 2021, the Clarksville Police Department located a parked vehicle which belonged to a wanted person.…

Iowa Labor: House and Senate leadership must take steps to make the legislative session safer or call in OSHA

Iowa Labor: House and Senate leadership must take steps to make the legislative session safer or call in OSHA

DES MOINES – The Iowa Federation of Labor AFL-CIO has filed an OSHA complaint against the leadership of the Iowa House and Senate regarding their reckless disregard for the safety…

College Volleyball: UNI falls short in Omaha

College Volleyball: UNI falls short in Omaha

OMAHA – Nebraska – The UNI volleyball team traveled to Omaha Nebraska on Saturday afternoon for their second match in two days, falling to the Mavericks of Omaha 3-1 with…

Women’s College Basketball: No. 24 ISU beaten by Texas, 70-59

Women’s College Basketball: No. 24 ISU beaten by Texas, 70-59

AMES – A 14-0 third-quarter run by Texas (11-3, 5-2 Big 12) was too much for No. 24 Iowa State (10-5, 6-2 Big 12) to overcome as the Cyclones saw…

College Track & Field: Iowa State’s Gomez runs to NCAA-leading mark in 800m at Cyclone Invite

College Track & Field: Iowa State’s Gomez runs to NCAA-leading mark in 800m at Cyclone Invite

AMES – Iowa State once again showed it will be a force in the indoor campaign ahead with many outstanding performances at the Cyclone Invite Saturday at the Lied Recreation…

College Swimming & Diving: Iowa Men Down Penn State In B1G Dual

College Swimming & Diving: Iowa Men Down Penn State In B1G Dual

EVANSTON, Ill. – The University of Iowa men’s swimming and diving team notched a 206-94 Big Ten dual victory over Penn State on Saturday at the Norris Aquatics Center. The…

OBIT: Margaret Edith Stohr

OBIT: Margaret Edith Stohr

Margaret Edith Stohr, 94, formerly of Charles City, IA passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 in Floresville, TX. A visitation will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2021 from…

OBIT: William “Bill” Fred Schoby

OBIT: William “Bill” Fred Schoby

William “Bill” Fred Schoby, 70, of Mason City, IA went to be with the Lord, Thursday, January 21, 2021 at the MercyOne Hospice Inpatient Unit surrounded by his family. Funeral…

Obit: Ray Alfred Curtis

Obit: Ray Alfred Curtis

Ray A. Curtis, 81 of Clear Lake, died Thursday morning, January 21, 2021 following an automobile accident in Southern Iowa. Services will be held at 1:00 PM, Thursday, January 28,…

Women’s College Basketball: Panthers top Indiana State 88-53 to earn series sweep

Women’s College Basketball: Panthers top Indiana State 88-53 to earn series sweep

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – UNI women’s basketball topped Indiana State 88-53 Saturday afternoon to earn a series sweep. The Sycamores were the first to find the hoop but that didn’t…

Area Show: 47 opens at Mason City’s Charles H. MacNider Art Museum

Area Show: 47 opens at Mason City’s Charles H. MacNider Art Museum

MASON CITY – Area Show: 47 is now open at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum in Mason City. The exhibit includes a wide variety of artworks created by artists…