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Northern Iowa man airlifted after forklift tips over and pins his leg

Northern Iowa man airlifted after forklift tips over and pins his leg

FAYETTE COUNTY – A Northern Iowa man was airlifted from a rural location after a forklift tipped over and pinned his leg. On February 6, 2021 at 1:09 PM, the…

Ellen Bengtson Memorial Scholarship Fund established with Floyd County Community Foundation

Ellen Bengtson Memorial Scholarship Fund established with Floyd County Community Foundation

CHARLES CITY – The Ellen Bengtson Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established with the Floyd County Community Foundation. The fund will support the Ellen Bengtson Memorial Scholarship, created in memory…

Iowa union leader touts new labor-friendly act introduced in Congress

Iowa union leader touts new labor-friendly act introduced in Congress

DES MOINES – An Iowa union leader is touting a new labor-friendly act that was introduced in Congress days ago. According to Charlie Wishman, President, Iowa Federation of Labor AFL-CIO: We are proud…

Iowa Legislators to announce new legislation stopping factory farms statewide

Iowa Legislators to announce new legislation stopping factory farms statewide

DES MOINES – On Tuesday, Iowa state legislators will announce new legislation to establish a statewide moratorium on factory farms. The announcement comes amidst overwhelming public support for a moratorium. 63%…

Senator Ragan says a focus on families can help build Iowa back better

Senator Ragan says a focus on families can help build Iowa back better

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing Franklin, Butler and Cerro Gordo counties: Senate Democrats have proposed a COVID Recovery Plan to help Iowans and…

JUCO Volleyball: NIACC ranked 18th in latest poll

JUCO Volleyball: NIACC ranked 18th in latest poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC volleyball team is ranked No. 18 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Monday. NIACC (2-2 overall, 2-2 in ICCAC) dropped a 3-0 decision to…

BREAKING: Reynolds didn’t consult health officials before ending COVID-19 precautions

BREAKING: Reynolds didn’t consult health officials before ending COVID-19 precautions

Potluck Media Network | By Nikoel Hytrek DES MOINES- Governor Kim Reynolds did not consult with the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) before ending the state’s limited mask mandate…

Iowa woman busted with meth with intent to distribute in Clarksville

Iowa woman busted with meth with intent to distribute in Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE – An Iowa woman has been busted with meth with the intent to distribute in Clarksville. On February 3, 2021 Christina Reedy, age 41 of Centerville, was arrested on…

OBIT: Eileen B. Prohaski

OBIT: Eileen B. Prohaski

Eileen Prohaski, 84, formerly of Mason City, died on Saturday, February 6, 2021, at the Nora Springs Care Center in Nora Springs. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday,…

College Track & Field: UNI tallies 12 first-places finishes in Mankato

College Track & Field: UNI tallies 12 first-places finishes in Mankato

MANKATO, Minn. – UNI track and field tallied 12 first-place finishes at the Ted Nelson Dual meet against Minnesota State on Saturday. Graduate student Darius King and senior Tayshaun Cooperpicked…

Wisconsin man sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for sexual exploitation of Iowa child

Wisconsin man sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for sexual exploitation of Iowa child

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for the sexual exploitation of an Iowa child. Caleb Durr, age 20, from Hazel Green,…

OBIT: Jeffrey Brian Asche

OBIT: Jeffrey Brian Asche

Jeffrey B. Asche, 35, of Clear Lake left our world too soon after a courageous battle with Muscular Dystrophy Duchenne on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at MercyOne North Iowa Medical…

MacNider Museum acquires artwork in memory of Terry MacGregor

MacNider Museum acquires artwork in memory of Terry MacGregor

MASON CITY – The MacNider Art Museum has purchased a painting by American artist William Gropper in honor of longtime Museum volunteer and supporter Terry MacGregor. The work, entitled “Night…

College Volleyball: UNI defeats Evansville, 3-1; Bobbi Petersen becomes MVC All-Time wins leader

College Volleyball: UNI defeats Evansville, 3-1; Bobbi Petersen becomes MVC All-Time wins leader

EVANSVILLE, IN – The UNI volleyball team picked up their first win of the season on Sunday afternoon, defeating the Purple Aces 3-1 with set scores of 25-21, 25-20, 21-25,…

POET applauds Iowa Governor’s drive to E15 by 2025

POET applauds Iowa Governor’s drive to E15 by 2025

SIOUX FALLS – POET applauded Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, who today announced proposed legislation to speed the statewide adoption of higher biofuel blends and make E15 the standard fuel option…

CodeRED vaccine alert from CG Public Health

CodeRED vaccine alert from CG Public Health

MASON CITY – A CodeRED vaccine alert has been issued from CG Public Health. THIS CodeRED DOES NOT SIGN YOU UP FOR A VACCINE APPOINTMENT. YOU MUST CALL OR SIGN…