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Ex-girlfriend catches Iowa man on home camera beating her dog on three occasions; suspect arrested

Ex-girlfriend catches Iowa man on home camera beating her dog on three occasions; suspect arrested

CEDAR RAPIDS – A woozy pup, a suspicious ex-girlfriend, hot video and cops at the ready were enough to land an Iowa man behind bars on animal abuse charges after…

Irrelevant TV personality Tucker Carlson scolded by NSA over wiretapping allegations

Irrelevant TV personality Tucker Carlson scolded by NSA over wiretapping allegations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A controversial and irrelevant TV personality named Tucker Carlson has been rebuked by one of the nation’s top spy agencies after his allegations of tapping his phone.…

Bill Cosby conviction overturned by Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Bill Cosby conviction overturned by Pennsylvania Supreme Court

COLLEGEVILLE, PA – Comedian Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction has been overturned by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and the famous actor shall be released from captivity. The news came down…

Historic building in Mason City suffers damage when wall collapses (photos)

Historic building in Mason City suffers damage when wall collapses (photos)

MASON CITY – A historic building in Mason City suffered damage Tuesday evening when a wall apparently partially collapsed. Mason City police and other emergency responders were called to the…

Two Iowa Representatives in Congress vote to keep statues of Confederates in capitol

Two Iowa Representatives in Congress vote to keep statues of Confederates in capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two Iowa Representatives in Congress have voted to keep statues of Confederates in the U.S. capitol. The U.S. House of Representative yesterday voted on a bill to…

How to Keep Your Home Safe From Burglary

How to Keep Your Home Safe From Burglary

If you have been a burglary victim, you understand why it is so important to secure your home. If you have not experienced such a scenario, then don’t wait for…

Northern Iowa woman arrested on felony burglary charge

Northern Iowa woman arrested on felony burglary charge

PALO ALTO COUNTY – A Northern Iowa woman was arrested on a felony burglary charge. On Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at 10:04 am, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested…

Woman seriously hurt when Mason City man’s vehicle collides with Harley motorcycle

Woman seriously hurt when Mason City man’s vehicle collides with Harley motorcycle

RURAL MASON CITY – A woman from Manly was seriously hurt when a Mason City man’s vehicle collided with her Harley-Davidson motorcycle. On June 29, 2021 at 9:44 PM the…

Senator Amanda Ragan says upcoming tax credit payments “a boost for Iowans’ pocketbooks”

Senator Amanda Ragan says upcoming tax credit payments “a boost for Iowans’ pocketbooks”

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing portions of Franklin, Butler and Cerro Gordo counties: The federal American Rescue Plan is the biggest piece of…

OBIT: Merrill James Hove

OBIT: Merrill James Hove

Merrill James Hove, 90, of Clear Lake, died Thursday, June 24, 2021 at Lake Mills Care Center in Lake Mills. Funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 17,…

OBIT: Joan Olson

OBIT: Joan Olson

Joan Olson, 95, of Clear Lake, died Saturday, June 26, 2021, at Oakwood Care Center in Clear Lake. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 6,…

OBIT: Lisa Elizabeth Smith

OBIT: Lisa Elizabeth Smith

Lisa E. Smith, 55, Mason City, IA passed away Sunday, June 27, 2021 at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center with her family at her side. Mass of Christian Burial will…

Iowa man sent back to federal prison for the third time following his second escape from custody

Iowa man sent back to federal prison for the third time following his second escape from custody

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who escaped from federal custody twice in just over two years was sentenced today to nearly three years in federal prison. Gabriel Mangum, age 45,…

Ames apartment houses evacuated when “suitcase and a case connected by wires” found in nearby grass

Ames apartment houses evacuated when “suitcase and a case connected by wires” found in nearby grass

  AMES – A scary-looking item was found in the grass near apartment houses in Ames, leading to evacuations and a police and bomb squad response. Iowa State University Police…

OBIT: Darlene C. Mayer

OBIT: Darlene C. Mayer

Darlene C. Mayer, age 93, of Osage, died Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July…