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OBIT: Opal Severin

OBIT: Opal Severin

Opal Severin, 89, of Charles City, passed away Monday, September 20, 2021 at the 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. A graveside service will be held at 2:00…

Northern Iowa man wanted on felony meth charge busted after traffic stop

Northern Iowa man wanted on felony meth charge busted after traffic stop

CURLEW, IOWA – A Northern Iowa man was wanted on a felony meth charge was busted after a recent traffic stop. On September 19, 2021, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s…

Ranky Tanky to be presented at NIACC’s North Iowa Community Auditoriumat 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 3rd, 2021

Ranky Tanky to be presented at NIACC’s North Iowa Community Auditoriumat 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 3rd, 2021

Samuel & Patricia Congello proudly present Ranky Tanky at the North Iowa Community Auditorium on the NIACC campus at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 3rd, 2021. This presentation is part…

Iowa Department of Corrections Director Beth Skinner names new spokesman

Iowa Department of Corrections Director Beth Skinner names new spokesman

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Corrections Director Dr. Beth Skinner announced that Nick Crawford will serve as Communications Director for the Iowa Department of Corrections. Crawford succeeds Cord…

Mason City airport to hold open house as multi-million dollar “Terminal Modernization Plan” considered

Mason City airport to hold open house as multi-million dollar “Terminal Modernization Plan” considered

MASON CITY – The Mason City airport will an hold open house in October as a multi-million dollar “Terminal Modernization Plan” is considered. The Mason City Municipal Airport will be…

OBIT: Karen K. Klatt

OBIT: Karen K. Klatt

Karen K. Klatt, 76, of Mason City, met her lord and savior on September 19, 2021, at the MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center. A private family graveside service will be…

Authorities say Iowa Falls man murdered his own infant son

Authorities say Iowa Falls man murdered his own infant son

IOWA FALLS – Authorities say an Iowa Falls man murdered his own infant son, and has now been arrested. On March 2nd, 2021, Iowa Falls Police and EMS received a…

College Sports: Iowa to become first power five institution to add women’s wrestling

College Sports: Iowa to become first power five institution to add women’s wrestling

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa Athletics Department is adding women’s wrestling as an intercollegiate program, becoming the first NCAA Division I, Power Five conference institution to offer the…

Iowa man sentenced to federal prison for COVID-19 unemployment benefits fraud

Iowa man sentenced to federal prison for COVID-19 unemployment benefits fraud

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who received almost $17,000 in fraudulently obtained CARES Act unemployment funds was sentenced on September 20, 2021, to five months in federal prison. Larry Neal…

Waterloo woman sent to prison for buying gun for abusive boyfriend

Waterloo woman sent to prison for buying gun for abusive boyfriend

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo woman who purchased a gun for her boyfriend and attempted to purchase at least one other gun for him and a friend was sentenced yesterday…

Gov. Reynolds appoints Valerie Clay as District Court Judge

Gov. Reynolds appoints Valerie Clay as District Court Judge

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of Valerie Clay as a district court judge in Judicial District 6. Clay, of Marion, Iowa, currently serves as an…

OBIT: Timothy William Unsworth

OBIT: Timothy William Unsworth

Tim, son of Anne and Terry Unsworth of Clear Lake and formerly Earlham, Ia., and brother to Mary (Unsworth) Anderson, died unexpectedly at his home in Newport, Mn. on Sept.…

OBIT: Aaron Michael Charlson

OBIT: Aaron Michael Charlson

Aaron Michael Charlson, 48, died of natural causes, on September 20, 2021 in his Mason City, IA home. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am Saturday, October 16, 2021…