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Donald Trump remains banned on Facebook

Donald Trump remains banned on Facebook

Facebook Oversight Board upholds former President Trump’s suspension, finds Facebook failed to impose proper penalty The Facebook Oversight Board has upheld Facebook’s decision on January 7, 2021, to restrict then-President…

Iowa woman to be sentenced after pleading guilty to stealing over $24K in unemployment benefits

Iowa woman to be sentenced after pleading guilty to stealing over $24K in unemployment benefits

SIOUX CITY – An Iowa woman who stole over $24,000 in three months in government funds using a COVID-19 unemployment scheme pled guilty on April 20, 2021, in federal court…

Three people busted with drugs in Plainfield

Three people busted with drugs in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD – Police arrested three people in Plainfield on drug charges. On April 30, 2021, the Bremer County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 307 Division Street in Plainfield.…

Mason City’s Southbridge Mall to convert to “Family Entertainment Center”

Mason City’s Southbridge Mall to convert to “Family Entertainment Center”

MASON CITY – Southbridge Mall in Mason City will soon be getting a make-over, City Hall proclaimed today.  Residents will see some very exciting and notable new developments in the future…

NIACC Graduation Commencement to be held May 7

NIACC Graduation Commencement to be held May 7

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) Commencement will be held May 7, 2021 in the NIACC Gymnasium. To adhere to social distancing guidelines, there will be four…

Iowa man charged with kidnapping and murder in disappearance of ten-year-old girl

Iowa man charged with kidnapping and murder in disappearance of ten-year-old girl

DAVENPORT – An Iowa man is charged with kidnapping and murder in the disappearance of a ten-year-old girl. Scott County Attorney Mike Walton and the Davenport Police Department on Wednesday…

Iowa man convicted of trafficking methamphetamine and possessing a gun sentenced to over 20 years in prison

Iowa man convicted of trafficking methamphetamine and possessing a gun sentenced to over 20 years in prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who sold methamphetamine out of his residence in Fairfax, Iowa, and possessed firearms was sentenced today to more than 24 years in federal prison. Jason…

Iowa man charged in double-fatality boat crash

Iowa man charged in double-fatality boat crash

LECLAIRE, IOWA – DNR Conservation Officers charged James Thiel, 44, of Pleasant Valley, with Involuntary Manslaughter and Reckless Use of a Watercraft among other charges relating to the August 16,…

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: The 2020 legislative session was supposed to adjourn on April 30, but we’ll be heading into overtime…

Woman in Dubuque shot, police investigating

Woman in Dubuque shot, police investigating

DUBUQUE – Police in Dubuque are investigating after a woman was shot Tuesday. On May 4, 2021, at approximately 2:59 a.m. Dubuque Police responded to 2900 Brunswick Street for the…

OBIT: Donald “Bud” Lloyd Goranson

OBIT: Donald “Bud” Lloyd Goranson

Donald Lloyd Goranson, who was born at home in Clear Lake, Iowa 94 years ago, died at home on Sunday. Due to Covid 19 considerations, the family is holding a…