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Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law including bill limiting access to polls

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law including bill limiting access to polls

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Reynolds signed the following bills into law: HF200: An act relating to the military code and duty performed by a member of the United States Coast…

Todd Blodgett Opinion: Biden’s Buffoonish Border Boondoggle

Todd Blodgett Opinion: Biden’s Buffoonish Border Boondoggle

‘Biden Administration Rushes to accommodate Border surge, with few signs of Plans to Contain it’, is the headline (March 5, 2021) of a page one article published by The Washington…

Fort Dodge man sentenced to prison for meth conspiracy

Fort Dodge man sentenced to prison for meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced March 9, 2021, to 14 years in federal prison. James Souder, 53, from Fort Dodge, Iowa, was convicted…

JUCO Wrestling: NIACC’s Minto earns ICCAC wrestler of week award

JUCO Wrestling: NIACC’s Minto earns ICCAC wrestler of week award

MASON CITY – NIACC’s Christian Minto was selected as the ICCAC wrestler of the week for the week of March 1-7. Minto, a sophomore from Cape Coral, Fla., claimed his…

JUCO Basketball: NIACC’s Robertson earns ICCAC player of week honor

JUCO Basketball: NIACC’s Robertson earns ICCAC player of week honor

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore McKelary Robertson was selected as the ICCAC Division II men’s basketball player of the week for the week of March 1-7. Robertson, a 6-0 guard…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Luka Garza named Sporting News National Player of the Year

College Basketball: Iowa’s Luka Garza named Sporting News National Player of the Year

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa men’s basketball senior Luka Garza was named National Player of the Year and a unanimous first-team All-American by Sporting News on Tuesday. Garza is…

MacNider Museum to auction off some donated items

MacNider Museum to auction off some donated items

MASON CITY – In 2019 the MacNider Museum received a donation of hundreds of two dimensional décor and artwork items from the estate of Ralph Pruess. Pruess, a life-long collector…

OBIT: Gary A. Anderson

OBIT: Gary A. Anderson

Gary A. Anderson, 68, of Mason City, passed away, Sunday, March 7, 2021 at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, Mason City. A funeral service will be held 1:30 p.m. Friday,…