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Cedar Falls man who shot a person in the face sent to prison

Cedar Falls man who shot a person in the face sent to prison

CEDAR FALLS – A Cedar Falls man who illegally acquired and possessed firearms after shooting a man in the face in 2017 was sentenced to more than 5 years in…

Iowa Supreme Court issues statement on legislative redistricting

Iowa Supreme Court issues statement on legislative redistricting

DES MOINES – The Iowa Supreme Court has issued a statement on legislative redistricting, which is set for this year. Redistricting must occur every ten years. 2021 is one of…

OBIT: Hermelinda “Cora” Gomez

OBIT: Hermelinda “Cora” Gomez

Hermelinda Legorretta Gomez, 97, of Mason City, Iowa was welcomed into the arms of our Lord peacefully on Saturday, April 10, 2021. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30…

OBIT: Shirley Ann Schmidt Lowder

OBIT: Shirley Ann Schmidt Lowder

Shirley Ann Schmidt Lowder age 84 of Osage, IA passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 of natural causes. Shirley was born July 17, 1936. There will be no service…

Legislative update from Rep. Todd Prichard

Legislative update from Rep. Todd Prichard

The following is a legislative update from Rep. Todd Prichard of Charles City: As supply has increased dramatically in recent months, all Iowans ages 16 and up are now eligible…

Senator Amanda Ragan touts bipartisan bills that have garnered support

Senator Amanda Ragan touts bipartisan bills that have garnered support

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing portions of Franklin, Butler and Cerro Gordo counties: PUBLIC SAFETY BILLS WIN UNANIMOUS SUPPORT I am proud to…

Waterloo man driving 100mph arrested for felony drunk driving and child endangerment

Waterloo man driving 100mph arrested for felony drunk driving and child endangerment

BREMER COUNTY – A Waterloo man was arrested for felony drunk driving and child endangerment at 100 miles per hour. On March 20, 2021, the Bremer county sheriff’s office stopped…

Volunteers sought for Mason City Earth Day cleanup and festival

Volunteers sought for Mason City Earth Day cleanup and festival

MASON CITY – The Mason City Earth Day Committee has set dates for the city’s 27th annual community-wide cleanup and festival. From April 19 – May 6, cleanup teams are…

Iowa State Patrol grateful for support in loss of Sergeant Jim Smith

Iowa State Patrol grateful for support in loss of Sergeant Jim Smith

INDEPENDENCE – Friday, the Iowa State Patrol laid to rest a hero in Sergeant Jim Smith, who courageously served the State of Iowa for 27 years. He made the ultimate…

owa Track and Field: Hawkeyes record four top 10 performances in Texas

owa Track and Field: Hawkeyes record four top 10 performances in Texas

PRAIRIE VIEW, TX —The University of Iowa track and field team recorded seven podium finishes on Day 1 of the Husker B1G Invite on Friday in Prairie View, Texas. Serena…

OBIT: Kathryn C. Tabbert

OBIT: Kathryn C. Tabbert

Kathryn Clara Tabbert, age 91, of Osage, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at the Faith Lutheran Home in Osage. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday,…

Gov. Reynolds appoints Mason City’s Wattnem, others to Iowa’s boards and commissions

Gov. Reynolds appoints Mason City’s Wattnem, others to Iowa’s boards and commissions

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced appointments to Iowa’s boards and commissions. The following appointments are subject to Senate confirmation: Accountancy Examining Board Lesley Bartholomew, Sioux City Bradley Hauge,…