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President Biden calls out Russia’s Putin on cyberattacks, troop bounties, and more

President Biden calls out Russia’s Putin on cyberattacks, troop bounties, and more

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Joe Biden called out Russia’s Vladimir Putin on cyberattacks, troop bounties, and more during a telephone conversation Tuesday. President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today…

Bill introduced in Iowa Legislature to abolish child protective services agency

Bill introduced in Iowa Legislature to abolish child protective services agency

DES MOINES – The failing Iowa child protection services (CPS) agency is under attack, with a lawmaker intruding a bill this week to abolish the error-riddling, corrupt agency. Representative Jeff…

Fort Dodge man sentenced to federal prison for illegal possession of firearm

Fort Dodge man sentenced to federal prison for illegal possession of firearm

SIOUX CITY – A man who illegally possessed a gun was sentenced January 25, 2021, to more than two years in federal prison, including credit for 27 days previously served…

OBIT: Patricia Louise Smith

OBIT: Patricia Louise Smith

Patricia “Pat” Louise Smith,81, passed away Friday, January 22, 2021, at Good Shepherd Health Care Center, Mason City, IA. Pat’s employment included a cleaning service, Kraft Foods, and most recently,…

OBIT: Krystyna Biliunas

OBIT: Krystyna Biliunas

Krystyna Biliunas, age 88, entered eternal rest on January 22, 2021. She had been under the care of MercyOne North Iowa Hospice, Mason City, Iowa for congestive heart disease. Krystyna…

City of Mason City expense report for Jan. 21, 2021

City of Mason City expense report for Jan. 21, 2021

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 1/21/2021 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ADORAMA EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE 440.85 ALL STAR PEST CONTROL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE 150.00 ALLIANT UTILITIES-IPC GAS & ELECTRICITY 50,296.74 ALLIANT…

JUCO Volleyball: NIACC remains 15th in latest poll

JUCO Volleyball: NIACC remains 15th in latest poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC volleyball team remained No. 15 in the latest NJCAA Division II poll released Monday. NIACC opened the season Sunday with a 3-0 victory over Southwestern.…

College Basketball: UNI defeats Coe College, 70-60

College Basketball: UNI defeats Coe College, 70-60

CEDAR FALLS – The UNI men’s basketball team defeated the Kohawks of Coe College 70-60 in the McLeod Center on Monday night. The Panthers took an early lead against their…