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Mason City police investigating fatal motorcycle crash

Mason City police investigating fatal motorcycle crash

MASON CITY – Mason City police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash and are seeking more clues. On Monday, March 29, 2021 at around 4:25 PM, Mason City Police Department…

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Otzelberger adds Kyle Green as assistant coach

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Otzelberger adds Kyle Green as assistant coach

AMES – Iowa State head men’s basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger has added longtime Northern Iowa assistant and 25-year veteran of college basketball Kyle Green to his staff as an assistant…

Teen saved from cold Iowa lake after kayak sinks

Teen saved from cold Iowa lake after kayak sinks

LAKE DARLING, IOWA – A 17-year-old from Marion, Iowa was pulled from Lake Darling Friday afternoon, March 19 after the kayak he was paddling sank from a crack in its…

Ames booze sellers fail alcohol compliance checks

Ames booze sellers fail alcohol compliance checks

AMES – More than a few persons in Iowa’s third-best college town who were selling booze failed alcohol compliance checks, police declared this week. The Ames Police Department’s Safe Neighborhoods…

Two Northern Iowa men caught with illegal drug marijuana after traffic stop

Two Northern Iowa men caught with illegal drug marijuana after traffic stop

ARMSTRONG, IOWA – A Kossuth county sheriff’s deputy on patrol in Armstrong on March 16th observed some suspicious behavior in the Casey’s General Store at 3:25 pm. The deputy following…

Final nine community trout ponds in Iowa ready for anglers to catch trout

Final nine community trout ponds in Iowa ready for anglers to catch trout

CEDAR FALLS – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at the nine remaining community trout ponds as part of its cool weather…

OBIT: Anne S. Cameron

OBIT: Anne S. Cameron

Anne Strickland Cameron, 96, of Mason City, passed away on Sunday, March 21,2021, at MercyOne North Iowa Hospice. Services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers…

OBIT: Frances M. Berneman

OBIT: Frances M. Berneman

Frances M. Berneman, 88, of Mason City passed away Monday, March 22, 2021 at MercyOne North Iowa Hospice in Mason City. A memorial mass will be held 10:30 A.M., Thursday,…

New law impacts boat operators on federal waterways beginning April 1

New law impacts boat operators on federal waterways beginning April 1

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new federal law goes into effect on April 1, that requires the operator of a boat with an installed Engine Cut-Off Switch (ECOS) to use the…

Conservation Board opens Bluebill boat ramp

Conservation Board opens Bluebill boat ramp

RURAL CERRO GORDO COUNTY – Effective immediately, the Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board has opened access to the boat ramp at the Bluebill Wildlife Area. A reminder to boaters using…

College Basketball: Otzelberger names Blount an Assistant Coach

College Basketball: Otzelberger names Blount an Assistant Coach

AMES – JR Blount, widely recognized as one of the top assistant coaches in the Mountain West Conference, has been named an assistant coach by Iowa State head men’s basketball…

JUCO Wrestling: NIACC’s McCleish earns ICCAC wrestler of week honor

JUCO Wrestling: NIACC’s McCleish earns ICCAC wrestler of week honor

MASON CITY – NIACC freshman wrestler Chase McCleish was selected as the ICCAC wrestler of the week for the week of March 22-28. McCleish, who is ranked eighth at 184…

College Basketball: Iowa center Jack Nunge to transfer

College Basketball: Iowa center Jack Nunge to transfer

IOWA CITY – Redshirt sophomore Jack Nunge has notified head coach Fran McCaffery of his intentions to transfer from the University of Iowa and the men’s basketball program. “After long…

OBIT: Larry Charles Munn

OBIT: Larry Charles Munn

Larry Charles Munn, 80, of Clear Lake, passed away Monday, March 29, 2021, at his home. Per Larry’s wishes, his body has been cremated and an inurnment will be held…

OBIT: Kathryn S. Jones

OBIT: Kathryn S. Jones

Kathryn S. Jones, 79, of Mason City, passed away on Monday, March 29, 2021 at MercyOne Medical Center – North Iowa. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May…