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Illegal alien nabbed in Northern Iowa on immigration and meth charges

Illegal alien nabbed in Northern Iowa on immigration and meth charges

SIOUX CITY – An illegal alien caught in Northern Iowa has been sent to prison on immigration and meth charges. Emmanuel Nieto-Trenado, age 33 from Mexico and living in Milford,…

One dead in Cedar Rapids hotel stabbing; man wanted for murder out of Texas nabbed at scene

One dead in Cedar Rapids hotel stabbing; man wanted for murder out of Texas nabbed at scene

CEDAR RAPIDS – One man is dead after a stabbing incident at a Cedar Rapids hotel and after cops caught the suspect, they also nabbed a man wanted wanted for…

Forest City man dead and another man injured after ATV rollover accident

Forest City man dead and another man injured after ATV rollover accident

RURAL WINNEBAGO COUNTY, IOWA – A Forest City man is dead and another man was injured after an ATV rollover accident. According to a report from the Iowa State Patrol,…

City of Mason City expense report for April 1, 2021

City of Mason City expense report for April 1, 2021

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 04/01/2021 Payee Description Amount —————————————— 1ST INSURANCE OTHER SUPPLIES 1,798.81 AHLERS AND COONEY PC TRAVEL AND CONFERENCE 2,927.36 ALL STAR PEST CONTROL MAINTENANCE MATERIAL…

Iowa paddlers need to take extra precautions to stay safe

Iowa paddlers need to take extra precautions to stay safe

CLEAR LAKE – With recent warmer temperatures, restless paddlers are ready to put canoes and kayaks in the water. Early spring paddling can provide solitude, exercise and an opportunity to…

Spirit Lake Hatchery filling with northern pike

Spirit Lake Hatchery filling with northern pike

SPIRIT LAKE – Crews with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources placed fyke nets in the outlets of the sloughs that flow into Big Spirit Lake on March 23 to…

Applications now being accepted for Iowa rent and utility assistance

Applications now being accepted for Iowa rent and utility assistance

DES MOINES – Iowa renters can now apply for assistance with rent and/or utility payments through the Iowa Rent and Utility Assistance Program. Program details and the application is available…

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Otzelberger announces support staff

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Otzelberger announces support staff

AMES – Iowa State head men’s basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger has announced his complete support staff. Otzelberger has named Nate Schmidt as the Cyclones’ recruiting and player development coordinator, Pete…

OBIT: Robert Michael “Bob” McFarland (Dello)

OBIT: Robert Michael “Bob” McFarland (Dello)

Robert “Bob” Michael McFarland (Dello), 42, went home to the Garden on April 4, 2021. A Celebration of Life and Love will be held from 2:00pm to 7:00pm on Monday,…

OBIT: Delores Marie Macer

OBIT: Delores Marie Macer

Delores Marie (Dunn) Macer, 86, formerly of Mason City, died peacefully at her home in Sugar Land, TX on March 23, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m.…

OBIT: Doris M. Hicok

OBIT: Doris M. Hicok

Doris M. Hicok, 88, of Mason City, died on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at her home. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 15, 2021,…

OBIT: Patrick J. Fitzgerald

OBIT: Patrick J. Fitzgerald

Patrick J. Fitzgerald, 80, formerly of Mason City, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, April 4, 2021 at the Calvin Community Retirement Home in Des Moines. A visitation…

Iowa’s Hawkeye Express ends football gameday tradition

Iowa’s Hawkeye Express ends football gameday tradition

IOWA CITY – With the potential of continued social distancing measures during the 2021 football season, a need for future equipment upgrade and overall increases in operation expenses, the University…