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Day: May 20, 2021

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law  

DES MOINES – Wednesday, Gov. Reynolds signed the following bills into law: SF 517: an Act relating to the provision of academic credit, including social studies coursework, and exemptions for physical education and activity requirements for

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ICE to close two detention centers

WASHINGTON – Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas directed U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to discontinue use of the C. Carlos Carreiro Immigration Detention Center in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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OBIT: Robert J. Crooks

Robert J. Crooks, 71 of Mason City, went to his new home in Heaven at 1:59 a.m. on May 17, 2021, by way of hemorrhagic pancreatitis while hospitalized at MercyOne North Iowa

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OBIT: Shelly L. Schaer

Shelly Lynn Schaer, 49, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center. Per Shelly’s wishes her body has been cremated and her family will hold a

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OBIT: Arlene E. Seehawer

Arlene E. Seehawer, 96, of Mason City, passed away, Monday, May 17, 2021 at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, Mason City. A Memorial Service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 28,

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