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What to Look for in a Home Insurance Policy

What to Look for in a Home Insurance Policy

  Purchasing a home for the first time and becoming an official homeowner is an exciting time. You finally have a place that is all your own, and you have…

Mason City man gifts hand-made pens to police department

Mason City man gifts hand-made pens to police department

MASON CITY – A Mason City man gifted hand-made pens to the police department recently. Officer Jason Hugi reported via social media that on Friday, September 24, 2021, the department…

OBIT: Joe Guy

OBIT: Joe Guy

A funeral service for Joe Guy, 84, of Swea City will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, October 4, 2021, at the Renwick Baptist Church in Renwick. Visitation will…

Todd Blodgett Opinion: Art, Crack Cocaine & Influence-Peddling

Todd Blodgett Opinion: Art, Crack Cocaine & Influence-Peddling

New York City art dealer Georges Berges, retained by Hunter Biden to sell his paintings, has signed a shady deal that’s justifiably raising suspicions. Under the terms of the sordid…

Woman who stole thousands from Mason City church must repent her sins in federal prison

Woman who stole thousands from Mason City church must repent her sins in federal prison

MASON CITY – A woman who stole nearly $275,000 over a four-year period from a Mason City church will attempt to repent her sins from inside a federal prison. Melissa…

OBIT: Perry F. Nelson

OBIT: Perry F. Nelson

Perry F. Nelson, 89, of Hanlontown passed away Saturday, September 25, 2021 at MercyOne North Iowa Hospice Unit in Mason City. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday,…

OBIT: Edna Caroline Boehnke

OBIT: Edna Caroline Boehnke

Edna Caroline Boehnke (Wrede) of Edina, MN, died Thursday, September 23, 2021, from pneumonia and complications of dementia, surrounded by a roomful of her children and grandchildren. She was both…

OBIT: Darrel Bunkofske

OBIT: Darrel Bunkofske

Private family services for Darrel will be held. Darrel David Bunkofske, son of William and Myrtle (Harsch) Bunkofske, was born on June 7, 1935 in Swea City, Iowa. He passed…

Meth-fueled Estherville man caught after repeatedly burglarizing neighbor

Meth-fueled Estherville man caught after repeatedly burglarizing neighbor

ESTHERVILLE – An Estherville man fueled by meth was caught by cops after burglarizing his neighbor repeatedly. On September 20th at around 9:36 A.M. officers of the Estherville Police Department…

OBIT: Beatrice “Bea” Ann Smoley

OBIT: Beatrice “Bea” Ann Smoley

Beatrice “Bea” Ann Smoley, 88, of Buffalo Center passed away September 24, 2021, at Timely Mission Nursing Home in Buffalo Center, Iowa. A funeral service will be held 10:30 am…

NIACC men’s golf shoot 311 at Waldorf Fall Invite

NIACC men’s golf shoot 311 at Waldorf Fall Invite

ALBERT LEA, MN – The NIACC men’s golf team shot a 311 and placed 10th at the Waldorf University Fall Invitational Sunday at the Wedgewood Cove Golf Club. Bellevue won…

NIACC women’s golf place 2nd at Waldorf Fall Invite

NIACC women’s golf place 2nd at Waldorf Fall Invite

ALBERT LEA, MN – The NIACC women’s golf team placed second at the Waldorf University Fall Invitational Sunday at the Wedgewood Cove Golf Club. NIACC shot a 342. Host Waldorf…