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More than 1.8 million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan; total payments reach nearly 167 million

More than 1.8 million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan; total payments reach nearly 167 million

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced Wednesday they have disbursed more than 1.8 million additional Economic…

Man shot in alley in Mason City; police investigating

Man shot in alley in Mason City; police investigating

MASON CITY – A man was shot in an alley in Mason City, leading police to investigate the incident. The Mason City Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that…

Iconic Mason City ice cream parlor Birdsall’s to re-open

Iconic Mason City ice cream parlor Birdsall’s to re-open

MASON CITY – An iconic Mason City ice cream parlor is re-opening, a community organization is reporting. Birdsall’s ice cream shop closed in 2020. Later, the owner of Mason City’s…

Mason City woman wins $100,000 lottery prize

Mason City woman wins $100,000 lottery prize

CLIVE, IOWA — A Mason City woman said she initially thought she was trying to convince herself of things when she saw a $100,000 prize on her lottery scratch ticket.…

Two juveniles charged after fight at a North Iowa school

Two juveniles charged after fight at a North Iowa school

RUTHVEN, IOWA – Two juveniles were charged after a fight at a North Iowa school. On May 10, 2021 at 9:07 AM, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a…

OBIT: Verna L Gourley

OBIT: Verna L Gourley

Verna L. Gourley, 94, of Mason City, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at Good Shepherd Care Center, Mason City. A memorial service will be held at a later date.…

Weapons seized after incident at Spencer school

Weapons seized after incident at Spencer school

SPENCER, IOWA – Weapons were seized after an incident at a school in Spencer, Iowa, police say. The incident took place on May 10th, 2021. At approximately 6:00 PM that…

OBIT: Leo J. Johnson

OBIT: Leo J. Johnson

Leo J. Johnson, 77, of Mason City, passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at the Good Shepherd Health Center. Services are currently pending. Memorials may be directed to St.…