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College Basketball: Iowa State snares big man for roster

College Basketball: Iowa State snares big man for roster

AMES – Iowa State head men’s basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger has announced the signing of 6-10 post player Robert Jones, a transfer from Denver that originally hails from Prior Lake,…

Mason City murder suspect nabbed in Algona

Mason City murder suspect nabbed in Algona

MASON CITY – A man wanted for murder in Mason City was nabbed by cops in Algona. At approximately 4 PM Monday, Benjamin Gonzalez was taken into custody in Algona…

Iowa man refuses to leave relative’s home, points gun at cops, who then flee

Iowa man refuses to leave relative’s home, points gun at cops, who then flee

ONALASKA, IOWA – An Iowa man wasn’t wanted at his relative’s home, and when cops arrived to wake him up from his nap, the suspect produced a black gun and…

OBIT: Hazel Louise Chuck

OBIT: Hazel Louise Chuck

Hazel Louise Supalla Chuck, 99, was called to eternal rest on April 4, 2021. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 12, 2021, at Epiphany…

OBIT: Robert H. Trainer

OBIT: Robert H. Trainer

Robert H. Trainer, 74, of Mason City, died on Sunday, April 4, 2021 at the Westview Care Center in Britt. A visitation will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2021…

JUCO Volleyball: Steffen, Tobin earn first-team all-league honors

JUCO Volleyball: Steffen, Tobin earn first-team all-league honors

MASON CITY – For the second straight season, NIACC Becca Steffen has earned first-team all-ICCAC volleyball honors. Steffen recorded 545 assists, 193 digs, 110 kills and 42 ace serves for…

OBIT: John Louis Borchardt

OBIT: John Louis Borchardt

John Louis Borchardt, 69, of Plymouth, died Saturday, April 3, 2021, at MercyOne North Iowa Hospice in Mason City. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April…

OBIT: Rhonda Hasen

OBIT: Rhonda Hasen

Rhonda Hasen, 65, of Ackley and formerly of San Diego, CA passed away peacefully Sunday, April 4, 2021 at the Grand JiVante Assisted Living in Ackley, IA. Arrangements are pending…

OBIT: Dola M. Shannon

OBIT: Dola M. Shannon

Dola Margaret Shannon, 88, of Mason City, passed away Good Friday, April 2, 2021 at the Lutheran Retirement Home, Northwood, Iowa. A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday,…