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Belmond man dead after auto crash in rural Hamilton county

Belmond man dead after auto crash in rural Hamilton county

HAMILTON COUNTY, IOWA – A Belmond man is dead after an auto crash in rural Hamilton county. On October 15, 2021 at approximately 8:40 a.m. Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office responded…

Deciding on the Best Direction for Your Home Improvement

Making the decision to improve your home could mean any number of things. It’s something that could have been born from a desire to fix glaring practical issues with your…

Todd Blodgett Opinion: The Real-life ‘Manchurian Candidate’?

Todd Blodgett Opinion: The Real-life ‘Manchurian Candidate’?

A popular FaceBook meme is: “You Can’t Mess Up a Country this Bad in Nine months Unless it’s On Purpose”. The botched exit from Afghanistan, in which President Biden ordered…

Armed, wanted domestic abuser flees traffic stop in Mason City, but cops nab him after vehicle is damaged

Armed, wanted domestic abuser flees traffic stop in Mason City, but cops nab him after vehicle is damaged

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Mulitple-gun-toting Waterloo felon gets years in federal prison

Mulitple-gun-toting Waterloo felon gets years in federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A mulitple-gun-toting Waterloo felon got several years in federal prison. A convicted felon who unlawfully possessed a gun was sentenced October 12, 2021, to more than six…

OBIT: Douglas “Doug” Lumm

OBIT: Douglas “Doug” Lumm

Douglas “Doug” Lumm, 62, of Mason City, got his wings on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at MercyOne Medical Center in Des Moines. There will be a gathering of family and…

OBIT: Sharon Friedrich

OBIT: Sharon Friedrich

Sharon Friedrich, 76, of Charles City, died Tuesday, October 12, 2021, due to complications from falling, at University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City peacefully surrounded by her family. A…

U.S. State Department press briefing for October 18, 2021: Colin Powell, Ethiopia war, Iran, Russia/NATO, China’s nuclear-capable hypersonic missile

U.S. State Department press briefing for October 18, 2021: Colin Powell, Ethiopia war, Iran, Russia/NATO, China’s nuclear-capable hypersonic missile

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. State Department held a press briefing on October 18, 2021, touching on subjects ranging from Colin Powell, Ethiopia war, Iran, Russia/NATO, China’s nuclear-capable hypersonic missile,…

Kensett man injured in rural Mason City auto accident

Kensett man injured in rural Mason City auto accident

MASON CITY – A Kensett man was injured in a rural Mason City auto accident. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident occurred Monday, October 18, 2021. At about…

OBIT: Joyce Ann Odegaard

OBIT: Joyce Ann Odegaard

Joyce Ann Odegaard, 62, of Mason City, surrounded by family, peacefully passed after her four-year battle with cancer on Friday, October 15, 2021 at MercyOne North Iowa Hospice. A Celebration…

OBIT: Marty Allen Proctor

OBIT: Marty Allen Proctor

Marty Allen Proctor, 71, of Thornton, passed away Saturday, October 16, 2021 surrounded by his loving family at home. A Funeral Service will be held 10:30 am Thursday, October 21,…

OBIT: Janice Valen

OBIT: Janice Valen

Janice Kay Valen, the daughter of LaVerne and Marian (Peterson) Valen, was born on February 7, 1956 in Estherville, Iowa. Janice died on October 14, 2021 at her home in…

OBIT: Haley Kay (Jungling) Bierman

OBIT: Haley Kay (Jungling) Bierman

Haley Kay Jungling Bierman, age 27, of Grundy Center, Iowa, passed suddenly on Friday, October 15, 2021 of natural causes at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City.…

Wanted sex offender flees Fort Dodge cops, barricades himself in house

Wanted sex offender flees Fort Dodge cops, barricades himself in house

FORT DODGE – A wanted sex offender fled Fort Dodge cops and barricaded himself in a house until they were able to coax him out. This week, the Webster County…