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Mexican man and two-time convicted drunk driver sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States after being deported twice

Mexican man and two-time convicted drunk driver sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States after being deported twice

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who illegally returned to the United States after being deported was sentenced today to eight months in federal prison. Ramon Rodriguez-Perez, age 34, a citizen…

Senator Ragan says American Rescue Plan is “Good for small businesses and Iowans’ pocketbooks”

Senator Ragan says American Rescue Plan is “Good for small businesses and Iowans’ pocketbooks”

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing portions of Franklin, Butler and Cerro Gordo counties: Small businesses and their employees have taken a harder hit…

Hate crime investigated in Cedar Rapids

Hate crime investigated in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS – Local police and the FBI are investigating a hate crime in Iowa’s second-largest city. The Cedar Rapids Police Department is investigating a hate crime that was reported…

OBIT: Mary Ann Watson

OBIT: Mary Ann Watson

Mary Ann Watson, 84, of Clear Lake, passed away on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, in Mason City. Services will be held at a later…

OBIT: Marie Thomas

OBIT: Marie Thomas

Marie Thomas, 93, of Mason City, died on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at Heritage Care and Rehabilitation Center in Mason City. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March…

OBIT: Jeremy Ray Simmer

OBIT: Jeremy Ray Simmer

Jeremy Simmer, 37, of Clear Lake, passed away Monday, March 22, 2021 at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, Mason City. A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday March…

How You Can Make Sure You Stay Healthy on the Go

How You Can Make Sure You Stay Healthy on the Go

Whether you are traveling, running errands, working, or simply looking after your family and home life, it can be hectic. There is often not enough time to do everything, and,…