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Three people found dead in Algona

Three people found dead in Algona

ALGONA, IOWA – Police found three people dead in Algona after an emergency call Monday evening. Assistant Police Chief Bo Miller says that on July 5, 2021, at 7:51 pm, the…

Iowa man arrested for animal abuse after throwing small dog into wall, causing serious injuries

Iowa man arrested for animal abuse after throwing small dog into wall, causing serious injuries

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man was arrested for animal abuse after a throwing small dog into wall, causing “Princess” serious injuries. Cedar Rapids Police officers responded to a disturbance…

DNR investigates boat that crashed into Mile Long Bridge at Saylorville Lake

DNR investigates boat that crashed into Mile Long Bridge at Saylorville Lake

POLK CITY – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and other agencies responded to a boat that crashed into the Mile Long Bridge at Saylorville Lake on Monday, July 5,…

Iowa man dead in Cedar Rapids car crash

Iowa man dead in Cedar Rapids car crash

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man is dead in a Cedar Rapids car crash Monday morning. On Monday, July 5 at 3:25 p.m., Cedar Rapids Police officers and other first…

6 Steps to Start a Successful Tech Business

6 Steps to Start a Successful Tech Business

The tech sector is booming thanks to digital transformation and increasing demand for new technologies. There has never been a better time to launch a tech company and take advantage…

Cerro Gordo health department receives grant to empower future leaders in public health

Cerro Gordo health department receives grant to empower future leaders in public health

MASON CITY – CG Public Health has received a $29,111 grant from Telligen Community Initiative (TCI), a private, Iowa-based charitable foundation. These funds will support the ‘Empowering Future Leaders in…

Former Governor Terry Branstad slips out of $1.5 million discrimination settlement after Supreme Court rules in his favor; taxpayers still crushed by legal fees

Former Governor Terry Branstad slips out of $1.5 million discrimination settlement after Supreme Court rules in his favor; taxpayers still crushed by legal fees

DES MOINES – A gay, former state official who sued former Governor Terry Branstad in court for discrimination after Branstad slashed his salary and won a $1.5 million settlement from…

Fort Dodge man sentenced to federal prison for meth conspiracy

Fort Dodge man sentenced to federal prison for meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced June 25, 2021, to more than 8 years in federal prison. Joshua Minich, 43, from Fort Dodge, Iowa,…

OBIT: Marcia K. Heatherton

OBIT: Marcia K. Heatherton

Marcia K. Heatherton, 73, of Mason City passed away Monday, July 5, 2021 at Good Shepherd Heatlh Care Center in Mason City. Funeral services are pending. majorericksonfuneralhome.com…

OBIT: Russell L. Borneman

OBIT: Russell L. Borneman

Russell L. Borneman, 86, of Dumont died Sunday, July 4, 2021 at Franklin General Hospital in Hampton. A memorial service will be held 1:30 p.m., Saturday, July 10, 2021 at…

Northern Iowa man faces at least 10 years in prison in meth dealing conspiracy

Northern Iowa man faces at least 10 years in prison in meth dealing conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A Northern Iowa man who conspired to distribute meth pled guilty July 7, 2021, in federal court in Sioux City. Jared Wolthuis, 32, from Milford, Iowa, was…