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Northern Iowa man sent to prison for dealing meth near two public parks with playgrounds

Northern Iowa man sent to prison for dealing meth near two public parks with playgrounds

SIOUX CITY – A Northern Iowa man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine near two public parks with playgrounds was sentenced May 26, 2021, in federal court in Sioux City. Jimmy…

College Basketball: Cyclones to face Xavier in NIT Season Tip-Off

College Basketball: Cyclones to face Xavier in NIT Season Tip-Off

AMES – Iowa State will play Xavier to open play at the NIT Season Tip-Off on Wednesday, November 24 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The Cyclones and…

Mason City drunk driver allegedly runs stop sign, plows into vehicle, injuring two

Mason City drunk driver allegedly runs stop sign, plows into vehicle, injuring two

MASON CITY – A Mason City drunk driver allegedly ran a stop sign east of NIACC and plowed into a Nissan Frontier carrying two local residents, sending them to Mercy…

Mason City man eyes vacation after 2nd $50,000 lottery win in five years

Mason City man eyes vacation after 2nd $50,000 lottery win in five years

MASON CITY — A Mason City man is planning a vacation after winning a second lottery prize of $50,000 in five years. “I’m going to pay off some bills and…

OBIT: Lucille R. Scharper

OBIT: Lucille R. Scharper

Lucille Rose. Scharper, age 93, of Osage, died Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at the Mitchell Co Hospital in Osage, IA. Visitation will be on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 5:00…

Convicted Fort Dodge child molester pleads guilty to failure to register as a sex offender

Convicted Fort Dodge child molester pleads guilty to failure to register as a sex offender

SIOUX CITY – A convicted sex offender pled guilty July 15, 2021, to failure to register as a sex offender in federal court in Sioux City. Duane Levering, age 36,…

Gov. Reynolds issues disaster proclamation for counties impacted by recent severe weather 

Gov. Reynolds issues disaster proclamation for counties impacted by recent severe weather 

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation today for 10 counties in response to severe weather beginning July 14 and continuing, and for one county in response to…

OBIT: Ardis Marion Willis

OBIT: Ardis Marion Willis

Ardis Marion Willis, 90, passed away surrounded by loved ones on Thursday, July 15, 2021, in her Mason City home. A Funeral Service will be held 1:00pm Tuesday, July 20,…

OBIT: Cynthia Lee Roberts

OBIT: Cynthia Lee Roberts

Cynthia Lee Roberts, 65, of Mason City, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Thursday, July 15, 2021. A memorial service will be held at 10:30…

OBIT: Linda LaChapelle

OBIT: Linda LaChapelle

Linda LaChapelle, 76, of Charles City, passed away Friday, July 16, 2021 at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center in Mason City, Iowa. Visitation for Linda LaChapelle will be at Hauser…