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Webster County man sent to federal prison for meth conspiracy

Webster County man sent to federal prison for meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced July 14, 2021, to more than 17 years in federal prison. Russell Gentry, 32, from Fort Dodge, Iowa,…

New Exhibition opens in MacNider Museum’s Center Space Gallery

New Exhibition opens in MacNider Museum’s Center Space Gallery

MASON CITY – Susan E. Kuennen won Best in Show during the Iowa Crafts: 44 exhibition in 2019 for her basket, Plowin’ Snow. As prize for her win she was…

Senator Amanda Ragan describes 5 ways Iowa agriculture is getting a boost

Senator Amanda Ragan describes 5 ways Iowa agriculture is getting a boost

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing portions of Franklin, Butler and Cerro Gordo counties: A comprehensive approach to pandemic recovery can help ensure Iowans…

Clear Lake police nab suspect who allegedly vandalized “Main Street U.S.A.” sign

Clear Lake police nab suspect who allegedly vandalized “Main Street U.S.A.” sign

CLEAR LAKE – Clear Lake police say they have nabbed the suspect who allegedly recently vandalized the community’s “Main Street U.S.A.” sign. On July 21, 2021, the Clear Lake Police…

Gov. Reynolds appoints Gina Badding to the Court of Appeals

Gov. Reynolds appoints Gina Badding to the Court of Appeals

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of Gina Badding as a judge of the Iowa Court of Appeals. Badding, of Carroll, Iowa, currently serves as a…

Northern Iowa man busted with child porn after cops investigate

Northern Iowa man busted with child porn after cops investigate

WADENA, IOWA – A Northern Iowa man was busted with child porn after cops led an investigation and searched his home. After a week-long investigation, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office…

Pelosi boots conspiracy Republicans off select committee set to investigate traitors who stormed Capitol an Jan. 6

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this statement on the Republican recommendations to serve on the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States…

OBIT: Eugene “Jeep” Fatta

OBIT: Eugene “Jeep” Fatta

Eugene “Jeep” Fatta, 61, of Mason City, passed away on Monday, July 19, 2021 at his home. Per Eugene’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be…

OBIT: Wayne Eugene Vandervort

OBIT: Wayne Eugene Vandervort

Wayne Eugene Vandervort, 96, of Clear Lake, died Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Rockwell Community Nursing Home in Rockwell. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 26,…

Key Dates for Sports Fans This Summer and Fall

Key Dates for Sports Fans This Summer and Fall

2021 is a year jam-packed with sport. Europe has just finished its Euro 2020 soccer tournament, South America has just completed the Copa América, and the Olympics are now underway…