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College Basketball: Iowa State’s Otzelberger retains Byars and Robinson

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Otzelberger retains Byars and Robinson

AMES – Iowa State head men’s basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger has announced that he will retain assistant coach Daniyal Robinson and director of basketball operations Micah Byars. The pair has…

Gov. Reynolds appoints Justin Lightfoot as District Court Judge

Gov. Reynolds appoints Justin Lightfoot as District Court Judge

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds this week announced her appointment of Justin Lightfoot as a district court judge in Judicial District 6. Lightfoot, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, currently serves…

OBIT: Richard Lee Smith

OBIT: Richard Lee Smith

Richard Lee Smith, 90, passed away on March 22, 2021. A memorial service will be held at a later date at the Mason City First Presbyterian Church. Inurnment will be…

Decorah native Kephart on 2020-21 Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Scholar-Athlete Team

Decorah native Kephart on 2020-21 Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Scholar-Athlete Team

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Missouri Valley Conference announced the 2020-21 Cross Country Scholar-Athlete Team on Wednesday. UNI junior Andrew Kephart landed on the men’s academic team with a 3.61…

Gov. Reynolds appoints John Sandy as District Court Judge 

Gov. Reynolds appoints John Sandy as District Court Judge 

DES MOINES– Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of John Sandy as a district court judge in Judicial Election District 3A. Sandy, of Spirit Lake, Iowa, currently practices law with the Sandy…

Rep. Todd Prichard opposes public money for private charter schools in Iowa

Rep. Todd Prichard opposes public money for private charter schools in Iowa

CHARLES CITY – Rep. Rep. Todd Prichard, representing Floyd county opposes public money for private charter schools in Iowa, he said today in an email statement: In the middle of…

Gov. Reynolds to tour various locations in Iowa today

Gov. Reynolds to tour various locations in Iowa today

DES MOINES– Gov. Kim Reynolds will tour various locations in Iowa today, her office announced this morning: Friday March 26, 2021 Gov. Reynolds tours Natural Shrimp Inc.  2567 190th Street Blairsburg, IA 7:30 a.m. Gov.…

OBIT: Leslie M. “Les” Graversen

OBIT: Leslie M. “Les” Graversen

Mason City – Leslie M. “Les” Graversen, 93, of Mason City passed away on March 23, 2021 at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center. Visitation and public viewing will be held…

OBIT: Evelyn P. Hogan

OBIT: Evelyn P. Hogan

Evelyn Pauline Hogan, 89, of Dougherty, died on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Country Meadow Place in Mason City. She passed peacefully, surrounded by family, friends, and caring staff into…