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Department of Justice sues man who robocalled residents of Iowa town with threatening messages

Department of Justice sues man who robocalled residents of Iowa town with threatening messages

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wednesday, the Department of Justice served a complaint filed against a Montana man to recover a $9.9 million penalty imposed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for…

Rep. Axne, Rob Sand to speak at Progress Iowa 7th Annual Corn Feed

Rep. Axne, Rob Sand to speak at Progress Iowa 7th Annual Corn Feed

DES MOINES – Progress Iowa announced this week that their seventh annual Progress Iowa Corn Feed will be held on Tuesday, October 26th with Rep. Cindy Axne, State Auditor Rob…

OBIT: Lowell J. Cook

OBIT: Lowell J. Cook

Lowell J. Cook, 92, formerly of Mason City, passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021 at Rockwell Community Nursing Home. A funeral service will be held on Friday, October 22,…

OBIT: Edwin A. McDaniel

OBIT: Edwin A. McDaniel

Edwin A. McDaniel passed away of natural causes on October 14, 2021. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at 2 p.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church,…

OBIT: Dean Budd

OBIT: Dean Budd

Dean Budd, age 85 of Mallard, passed away Friday, October 15th at Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM on Wednesday, October 20th at Mallard…

Iowa DNR warns: Don’t be a dumping ground for waste tires

Iowa DNR warns: Don’t be a dumping ground for waste tires

DES MOINES – While most of Iowa’s 3 million old tires are disposed of properly each year, some illegally disposed tires recently left unsuspecting landowners with a financial headache and…

Iowa attempts to combat workforce shortages, make it harder for folks to collect unemployment benefits

Iowa attempts to combat workforce shortages, make it harder for folks to collect unemployment benefits

DES MOINES – Two new programs to help combat Iowa’s workforce shortage were announced this week – a new grant program to promote workforce innovation in the manufacturing sector and…

Iowa man who spent cattle loan funds on gambling and booze sentenced to federal prison

Iowa man who spent cattle loan funds on gambling and booze sentenced to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who spent federal loan money intended for the purchase of cattle on his personal expenses, including gambling and alcohol, was sentenced on October 4, 2021,…

Women’s College Basketball: Hawkeyes ranked No. 9 in AP Preseason Poll

Women’s College Basketball: Hawkeyes ranked No. 9 in AP Preseason Poll

IOWA CITY — The Associated Press released its women’s basketball preseason poll, which includes the University of Iowa at No. 9 nationally. The No. 9 ranking is Iowa’s highest preseason…

IowaWORKS to host North Iowa Career Fair in Mason City

IowaWORKS to host North Iowa Career Fair in Mason City

CITY – IowaWORKS, Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Goodwill Industries of Northeast Iowa are proud to host the North Iowa Career Fair and connect qualified job seekers with area employers.…