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Honduran man living in Hampton sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States after being deported five times

Honduran man living in Hampton sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States after being deported five times

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Honduran man who illegally returned to the United States to live in Hampton after being deported five times was sentenced to over one year in federal…

Romanian men sentenced to federal prison for placing card skimmers on ATMs in Iowa

Romanian men sentenced to federal prison for placing card skimmers on ATMs in Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS – Two Romanian men were sentenced to federal prison for placing card skimmers on ATMs in Iowa. Two men who used credit card skimmers in an attempt to obtain…

Three women named NIACC’s Outstanding Math and Engineering Students

Three women named NIACC’s Outstanding Math and Engineering Students

MASON CITY – Emily Majerczyk, Hailey McCoy-Munger, and Thea Lunning have been named NIACC’s outstanding students in Mathematics and Engineering this year. It is the first in over thirty years…

Plymouth man dead in head-on crash in Worth county

Plymouth man dead in head-on crash in Worth county

RURAL WORTH COUNTY – A Plymouth man is dead in a head-on crash in Worth county Thursday morning. The Iowa State Patrol says a crash occurred Thursday, April 29, 2021…

Department investigation leads to K-2 contraband discovery at Clarinda Correctional Facility

Department investigation leads to K-2 contraband discovery at Clarinda Correctional Facility

CLARINDA – Through a large-scale investigation and search of the Clarinda Correctional Facility, prison officials and employees have uncovered a significant amount of evidence and material laced with the dangerous…

Legislative update from House District 54 Rep. Shannon Latham

Legislative update from House District 54 Rep. Shannon Latham

The following is a legislative update from Representative Shanon Latham, Iowa House District 54, covering portions of Cerro Gordo, Butler and Franklin counties: Week 16 of the 2021 Legislative Session…

Chicago heroin dealer who caused death of young Cedar Falls woman convicted after three-day trial

Chicago heroin dealer who caused death of young Cedar Falls woman convicted after three-day trial

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Chicago man who distributed heroin to a person who died from using it, was convicted by a jury today, after a three-day trial in federal court…

Charles City man arrested after crashing into parked car causing $30K damage, faces drunk driving charge

Charles City man arrested after crashing into parked car causing $30K damage, faces drunk driving charge

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Fun Family Ideas

Fun Family Ideas

Spending time with the family is often a much rarer occurrence than we would like these days, with so many of us busy with work, schooling, and other commitments, not…

Governor Reynolds announces Child Care Task Force virtual town hall meetings

Governor Reynolds announces Child Care Task Force virtual town hall meetings

DES MOINES – Governor Reynolds announced two Virtual Town Hall meetings to support and inform the Child Care Task Force. On March 10, Governor Reynolds signed Executive Order 8 launching…

Iowa Slated for Significant 5G Economic Benefits

The connection technology called 5G has been gaining steam rapidly in the last year, as many places throughout the US look to utilise its unique potential. Rife with confusion and…

OBIT: Naven Knutson

OBIT: Naven Knutson

Naven Judine Knutson, 89, of Clarksville, Tennessee, formerly of the Leland/Lake Mills area in Iowa, died Thursday, April 8, at the Vanderbilt Medical Care Center in Nashville, TN. A graveside…

OBIT: Jennifer M Scholl

OBIT: Jennifer M Scholl

Jennifer M. Scholl, 56, of Waukee and formerly of Mason City, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at the Taylor Hospice House in Des Moines, Iowa. A private graveside service…

JUCO Volleyball: NIACC’s Tobin earns honorable mention all-American honors

JUCO Volleyball: NIACC’s Tobin earns honorable mention all-American honors

MASON CITY – For the third time in school history, the NIACC volleyball team has an all-American selection. NIACC freshman Grace Tobin, who prepped at Mason City High, earned honorable…