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Troy Levenhagen, Mason City’s only challenger for City Council, continues to campaign

Troy Levenhagen, Mason City’s only challenger for City Council, continues to campaign

MASON CITY – It’s somewhat of an a-typical, dull election season in Mason City with only one challenger for a seat on Mason City’s City Council, but Troy Levenhagen continues…

College Basketball: Iowa State sys goodbye to former transfer Hinson

College Basketball: Iowa State sys goodbye to former transfer Hinson

AMES – Iowa State head coach T.J. Otzelberger announced Saturday that redshirt junior Blake Hinson has quit the team. “I met with all of our players individually Thursday to discuss…

OBIT: Dennis Keith McMillan

OBIT: Dennis Keith McMillan

Celebrating the life of Dennis K. McMillan, servant of God who was born in Evanston, Illinois on October 19, 1948 to Andrew J. and Phyllis U. McMillan. With his wife…

OBIT: LoRee M. Kulhavy

OBIT: LoRee M. Kulhavy

LoRee Maxine Kulhavy, 101, died on Sunday, October 17, 2021, at the MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 25, 2021, at…

College Football: UNI topples No. 6 SDSU, 26-17

College Football: UNI topples No. 6 SDSU, 26-17

BROOKINGS, S.D. – The University of Northern Iowa football team knocked off No. 6 South Dakota State on its Hobo Day (Homecoming), 26-17. The No. 20 Panthers improve to 4-3…

College Football: Iowa State 24, #8 Oklahoma State 21

College Football: Iowa State 24, #8 Oklahoma State 21

AMES – Iowa State defeated Oklahoma State for the first time at Jack Trice Stadium since 2011. Matt Campbell has now defeated every Big 12 team at home and on…

Hackers malign Trump’s social media page

Hackers malign Trump’s social media page

POSSIBLY SOMEWHERE IN FLORIDA, USA – Donald Trump posted a social media page and instantly, hackers easily broke in and posted better content than was already there. The images included,…

10 Things No One Tell You about Long Distance Relationships

Whether through watching a romantic movie or through an experience itself, you know that a long-distance relationship is always hard to keep and even sometimes close to impossible. Sadly, in…

OBIT: HOWARD H. KRAUSE

OBIT: HOWARD H. KRAUSE

Howard Henry Krause was born August 2, 1931 at the farm in rural Lone Rock, the son of Walter and Rose (Kressin) Krause. He attended Parochial School at Lotts Creek…

Eagle Grove man pleads guilty to meth charges

Eagle Grove man pleads guilty to meth charges

SIOUX CITY – A man who possessed with intent to distribute methamphetamine pled guilty October 12, 2021, in federal court in Sioux City. Celestin Loux, 64, from Eagle Grove, Iowa,…

OBIT: Mildred L. Creekmur

OBIT: Mildred L. Creekmur

Mildred Lucille Creekmur, 97, of Mason City, passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021, at Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City. Services are private. Memorials may be directed to…

Moderna and J & J COVID-19 vaccine boosters approved

Moderna and J & J COVID-19 vaccine boosters approved

MASON CITY – On October 21st, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’s (ACIP) recommendation for a booster shot of…

OBIT: Elaine Ricks

OBIT: Elaine Ricks

A funeral service for Elaine Ricks, 85, of Mentor, Minnesota, formerly of Titonka, Iowa, will be held 11:00 am Friday, October 29, 2021, at Ramsey Reformed Church in Titonka. Burial…

Mason City woman arrested in Albert Lea after shooting at hotel room

Mason City woman arrested in Albert Lea after shooting at hotel room

ALBERT LEA, MN — A Mason City woman was arrested in Albert Lea after shooting at a hotel room, police say. On October 22, 2021 at approximately 8:50 AM, officers…