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Dubuque police track down three suspects after community terrorized with flare gun

Dubuque police track down three suspects after community terrorized with flare gun

DUBUQUE – Dubuque police tracked down three suspects after the community was terrorized with shots from flare guns. On June 9, 2021, at approximately 8:06 a.m. Dubuque Police responded to…

Jury convicts Iowa man of child sexual exploitation offenses

Jury convicts Iowa man of child sexual exploitation offenses

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who sexually exploited two girls and committed child pornography offenses was convicted by a jury today after a two-and-a-half-day trial in federal court in Cedar…

Decorah heroin user sentenced to federal prison for possessing gun

Decorah heroin user sentenced to federal prison for possessing gun

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Decorah man who unlawfully possessed a gun while a drug user was sentenced to 46 months in prison. Lester Wallace Erickson, III, age 30, from Decorah,…

OBIT: Wade Rodney Machin

OBIT: Wade Rodney Machin

Wade Rodney Machin, 36, of St. Ansgar, passed away on Friday, June 4, 2021, at Mitchell County Regional Health Center. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on…

Des Moines truck driver causes major damage to Charles City fuel pump

Des Moines truck driver causes major damage to Charles City fuel pump

CHARLES CITY – A Des Moines truck driver caused major damage to Charles City fuel pump. The incident took place on the evening of June 4, 2021, Charles City police…

Mason City council appoints Brent Hinson as Deputy City Administrator and Finance Director

Mason City council appoints Brent Hinson as Deputy City Administrator and Finance Director

MASON CITY – The Mason City council this week appointed Brent Hinson as Deputy City Administrator and Finance Director after the sudden passing of Kevin Jacobson, who previously filled those roles.…

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

DES MOINES – Gov. Reynolds also signed the following bills into law: HF 857: A bill for an act establishing a butchery innovation and revitalization fund and program to be…

OBIT: Geraldine I. “Geri” Smith

OBIT: Geraldine I. “Geri” Smith

Geraldine I. Smith, 89, of Mason City, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at Country Meadows Place in Mason City. A Funeral Service will be held 10:30 am Saturday, June…

OBIT: Rosella Margaret Brown

OBIT: Rosella Margaret Brown

Rosella Margaret Brown, 99, died June 4, 2021 at Stacyville Community Nursing Home. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at Visitation Catholic…

OBIT: Cameron Broderick

OBIT: Cameron Broderick

Cameron Lee Broderick, age 26, of Osage, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at…

Waldorf University announces Dean’s List for Spring 2020/21 semester

Waldorf University announces Dean’s List for Spring 2020/21 semester

FOREST CITY – Waldorf University is pleased to recognize students that have achieved the Dean’s List for the Spring 2020/21 semester. To achieve the Dean’s List, students must be full-time,…