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New mediation requirement in family law cases to start March 1 in Iowa

New mediation requirement in family law cases to start March 1 in Iowa

DES MOINES – The Iowa Judicial Branch website now has procedures that explain family law mediation and links to the required forms for each of the state’s eight judicial districts. The…

OBIT: Jerry D. Uker

OBIT: Jerry D. Uker

Jerry Uker was born on September 17, 1941 near Rockford. He passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021 in Mason City. The son of Carl and Wava (Laudner) Uker, Jerry…

Iowa man sentenced to federal prison for receiving over 600 images of child pornography

Iowa man sentenced to federal prison for receiving over 600 images of child pornography

SIOUX CITY – A man who received over 600 images of child pornography was sentenced on Thursday, February 11, 2021, to more than 8 years in federal prison. Brandon Embrey,…

NIACC earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly School designation

NIACC earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly School designation

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College announced that it has earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both…

Former Northern Iowa man pleads guilty to defrauding the united states in paycheck protection program scheme

Former Northern Iowa man pleads guilty to defrauding the united states in paycheck protection program scheme

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Minnesota man who participated in a scheme to defraud the United States out of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) funds, and…

College Softball: No. 25 Cyclones run-rule PSU, fall at no. 13 ASU

College Softball: No. 25 Cyclones run-rule PSU, fall at no. 13 ASU

TEMPE, Ariz. – The No. 25 Iowa State softball team (12-2) split a pair of games at Farrington Stadium on Saturday. The Cyclone offense exploded for a 13-2 run-rule victory…

Women’s College Basketball: Hawkeyes defeat Badgers, 84-70

Women’s College Basketball: Hawkeyes defeat Badgers, 84-70

MADISON, WI – The Iowa Hawkeyes (14-7, 10-7) downed Wisconsin (5-17, 2-17), 84-70, Sunday night in the Kohl Center in Madison, Wisconsin. Iowa expanded the all-time series record to 53-20,…

College Volleyball: UNI beaten by Indiana State, 3-2

College Volleyball: UNI beaten by Indiana State, 3-2

CEDAR FALLS – The UNI volleyball team fell to the Sycamores of Indiana State on Sunday afternoon 3-2, falling with set scores of 25-15, 25-18, 16-25, 16-25, 5-15. The Panthers…

OBIT: Pamela Sue Trygstad

OBIT: Pamela Sue Trygstad

Pamela S. Trygstad, 64, of Mason City died on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at her home. Services will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be held in Memorial…