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College Football: Iowa prepares to battle Michigan for the Big Ten Championship

College Football: Iowa prepares to battle Michigan for the Big Ten Championship

IOWA CITY – Iowa is preparing to battle Michigan for the Big Ten Championship. University of Iowa Football Media Conference Tuesday, November 30, 2021 Iowa City, Iowa, USA Kirk Ferentz…

OBIT: Steven Miller

OBIT: Steven Miller

Steve Miller, age 73 of West Bend, passed away Thursday, November 25, 2021 at Mercy One of North Iowa in Mason City. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on…

OBIT: Phillip “Phil” Thune

OBIT: Phillip “Phil” Thune

Phillip “Phil” Thune, 85, of Manly, IA passed away in his home on November 22, 2021. A gathering in tribute to Phil’s life will be held on Saturday, January 22,…

OBIT: Roland A. Brosz

OBIT: Roland A. Brosz

Roland A. Brosz, 92, of Mason City, Iowa passed away, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at MercyOne Medical Center-North Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 10 AM Saturday, December 4,…

College Wrestling: Iowa defeats Army, 36-7

College Wrestling: Iowa defeats Army, 36-7

IOWA CITY – #1 IOWA 36, ARMY 7 125 Jesse Ybarra (I) dec. Ryan Chauvin (A), 2-1 SV1; 3-0 133 #3 Austin DeSanto (I) tech. fall Dominic Carone (A), 21-6;…

College Basketball: UNI’s AJ Green is MVC player of the week

College Basketball: UNI’s AJ Green is MVC player of the week

CEDAR FALLS – AJ Green is the second Panther of the season to earn Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week honors for the UNI men’s basketball team. Green, a…

North Iowa Choral Society to present annual holiday concert, “Light from Shadow,” on Sunday, December 12 at NIACC campus

North Iowa Choral Society to present annual holiday concert, “Light from Shadow,” on Sunday, December 12 at NIACC campus

MASON CITY – North Iowa Choral Society, under the sponsorship of North Iowa Area Community College, is proud to present its annual holiday concert, “Light from Shadow,” on Sunday, December…

Whacko Washington Politics: Omar and Boebert phone spat leads to more hate and a hang up

Whacko Washington Politics: Omar and Boebert phone spat leads to more hate and a hang up

MINNEAPOLIS – In a possible publicity stunt, Rep. Lauren Boebert, who’s been arrested multiple times in her checkered past, claimed she wanted to apologize to a Minnesota Congresswoman for hateful…

College Basketball: Iowa beats Virginia, 75-74, in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

College Basketball: Iowa  beats Virginia, 75-74, in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Iowa played a stellar first half and held on to beat Virginia, 75-74, Monday night in a Big Ten/ACC Challenge road game. Joe Toussaint scored his 10th…

The Choir of Man to be performed at NIACC at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18, 2022

The Choir of Man to be performed at NIACC at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18, 2022

The Performing Arts and Leadership Series is announces The Choir of Man at the North Iowa Community Auditorium on the NIACC campus at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.…

Waterloo man gets nearly a decade in prison after cops find him drugged and armed at gas station

Waterloo man gets nearly a decade in prison after cops find him drugged and armed at gas station

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo, Iowa, man, who unlawfully possessed three firearms, was sentenced on November 23, 2021, to over nine years in federal prison. Adnan Alibegic, age 28, from…

OBIT: Elaine Ruth Harman

OBIT: Elaine Ruth Harman

Elaine R. Harman, 90, of Mason City, passed away on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at the Good Shepherd Care Center. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on…

OBIT: Elaine R. Pistek

OBIT: Elaine R. Pistek

Elaine R. Pistek, 65, of Garner died Monday, November 22, 2021 at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center in Mason City. A funeral mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, November…

The Most Effective Ways That You Can Keep Your House Clean and Organised

The Most Effective Ways That You Can Keep Your House Clean and Organised

Cleaning the home can often seem like a big task, especially if it has been a while, but there is no doubt that it needs to be done. Regardless of…

OBIT: Anne Carlson

OBIT: Anne Carlson

Anne Elizabeth Carlson, daughter of James and Joan (Welding) Greene, was born on June 28, 1962 at Holy Family Hospital in Estherville. She passed away at Avera Holy Family Hospital…

College Basketball: Iowa State ranked 19th, Kalscheur is Big 12 player of the week

College Basketball: Iowa State ranked 19th, Kalscheur is Big 12 player of the week

AMES – Iowa State guard Gabe Kalscheur swept the Big 12 Men’s Basketball Player and Newcomer of the Week honors after leading the Cyclones to wins over a pair of…

College Football: Iowa’s Shudak named B1G Special Teams Player of the Week after victory over Nebraska

College Football: Iowa’s Shudak named B1G Special Teams Player of the Week after victory over Nebraska

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior kicker Caleb Shudak has been named Big Ten Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for his play in the Hawkeyes’ 28-21 win…

College Wrestling: Hawkeyes register 3 pins in 36-7 win over Army

College Wrestling: Hawkeyes register 3 pins in 36-7 win over Army

IOWA CITY – The top-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team rolled past Army, 36-7, on Sunday afternoon at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes won eight of 10 bouts and got pins…

OBIT: Ronald Marvin Duit

OBIT: Ronald Marvin Duit

Ronald Marvin Duit, 78, of Iowa Falls, Iowa passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at his home. Funeral services for Ronald Duit will be 11:00 am Saturday, November 27, 2021…

OBIT: Brian Hoisington

OBIT: Brian Hoisington

Brian Hoisington, 59, of Osage, passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family after an 11 year battle with cancer. A funeral service for…

OBIT: Donna Siedschlag

OBIT: Donna Siedschlag

Donna Siedschlag, 83, of Ackley, passed away on Monday, November 22, 2021 in Ackley. A Celebration of Life will be held from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Friday, November…

OBIT: Karen Elizabeth (Fry) Banner

OBIT: Karen Elizabeth (Fry) Banner

Karen Mae Banner, 81, of Alden, Iowa passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021, at Hansen Family Hospital, Iowa Falls, Iowa. Private family services for Karen Banner were Monday, November 22,…

No. 13 Iowa State tops UMass to win Gulf Coast Showcase Championship

No. 13 Iowa State tops UMass to win Gulf Coast Showcase Championship

ESTERO, Florida – No. 13 Iowa State (7-0) closed out the Gulf Coast Showcase with a tough 76-71 win over UMass (7-1) to grab the Gulf Coast Showcase Championship. The…

OBIT: Thomas F. Felton

OBIT: Thomas F. Felton

Thomas F. Felton, 82 of Mason City and formerly of New Hampton passed away Monday, November 22, 2021 at the Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City. A memorial service…

OBIT: Louise J. McPhail

OBIT: Louise J. McPhail

Louise J. McPhail, 97 of Osage and formerly of Mason City passed away peacefully Sunday, November 21, 2021 at the Faith Lutheran Home in Osage. A graveside service will be…

OBIT: Terry Joseph Simon

OBIT: Terry Joseph Simon

Terry Joseph Simon, 51, of Hastings, MN, died Thursday, November 18, 2021, at United Hospital in St. Paul, MN. Terry was born January 22, 1970, the son of Wilbur and…

Fire reported at Rockford hog facility

Fire reported at Rockford hog facility

ROCKFORD – A fire was reported at a Rockford hog facility Saturday night. Area fire departments were out late Saturday night into early Sunday morning assisting Rockford Fire with a…

College Football: Iowa wins Big Ten West Title, will face Michigan in conference championship game Saturday

College Football: Iowa wins Big Ten West Title, will face Michigan in conference championship game Saturday

INDIANAPOLIS – The Iowa Hawkeyes and Michigan Wolverines are set to meet in the 2021 Big Ten Football Championship Game presented by Discover, which will be played at 8 p.m.…

OBIT: Marlyn Quastad

OBIT: Marlyn Quastad

Marlyn Quastad, son of Adolph and Regina (Carson) Quastad, was born at home in Armstrong, Iowa on February 3, 1933. He passed away at his home in Armstrong, Iowa on…

Northern Iowa man busted with 2.75 pounds of pure meth faces 145 months in prison

Northern Iowa man busted with 2.75 pounds of pure meth faces 145 months in prison

SIOUX CITY – A Northern Iowa man who with 2.75 pounds of pure meth was sentenced on November 22, 2021, in federal court in Sioux City. Cory Mackey, 34, from…

College Basketball: UNI knocks off #16 St. Bonaventure, 90-80

College Basketball: UNI knocks off #16 St. Bonaventure, 90-80

ALLEGANY, N.Y – UNI men’s basketball knocked off its first ranked opponent of the year with a 90-80 win over No. 16 St. Bonaventure. The Panthers (2-3) handed the Bonnies…

OBIT: Luella Lickteig

OBIT: Luella Lickteig

A funeral Mass for Luella will be celebrated at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at Divine Mercy Parish ~ St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona. Visitation will be…

Beautiful the Carole King Musical to be performed at NIACC at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, December 6th, 2021

Beautiful the Carole King Musical to be performed at NIACC at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, December 6th, 2021

Beautiful the Carole King Musical is scheduled to be performed at the North Iowa Community Auditorium on the NIACC campus at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, December 6th, 2021. This presentation…

Fort Dodge man involved in distribution of more than 100 pounds of meth pleads guilty to federal crimes

Fort Dodge man involved in distribution of more than 100 pounds of meth pleads guilty to federal crimes

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine pled guilty on November 18, 2021, in federal court in Sioux City. Demarcus Foy, 31, from Fort Dodge, Iowa, was…

OBIT: Daniel “Louie” Malkmus

OBIT: Daniel “Louie” Malkmus

Daniel “Louie” Malkmus, age 59 of Dakota City formerly of Livermore, passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021 at the West Bend Health and Rehab in West Bend. Mass of Christian…

Women’s College Basketball: Panthers falls to Creighton, 72-79

Women’s College Basketball: Panthers falls to Creighton, 72-79

OMAHA, Nebraska – In a game where neither team had more than a 10-point lead, the Panthers weren’t able to stop the Creighton Bluejays second-half offense falling 72-79. It was…

Women’s College Basketball: No. 13 ISU routs Penn State, 93-59; advances to GCS Championship

Women’s College Basketball: No. 13 ISU routs Penn State, 93-59; advances to GCS Championship

ESTERO, Florida – No. 13 Iowa State (6-0) cruised past Penn State (4-2), 93-59, to advance to the Gulf Coast Showcase Championship game in Estero, Florida. Competing with a limited…

College Football: UNI ousted from playoffs, losing to Eastern Washington, 19-9

College Football: UNI ousted from playoffs, losing to Eastern Washington, 19-9

CHENEY, Wash. – UNI football’s run in the FCS Championships ended with a 19-9 loss to No. 4 Eastern Washington. EWU (10-2) led all four quarters. UNI quarterback Matt Morrissey…

College Basketball: UNI to face second top-25 opponent in St. Bonaventure

College Basketball: UNI to face second top-25 opponent in St. Bonaventure

CEDAR FALLS – UNI men’s basketball (1-3) returns to the floor this weekend to take on its second top-25 opponent in No. 16 St. Bonaventure. The undefeated Bonnies (5-0) were…

OBIT: Ralph “Dick” Bormann

OBIT: Ralph “Dick” Bormann

Ralph Charles Bormann, affectionately nicknamed “Dick” by his siblings, broke the bonds of this world and chains of suffering; entering his eternal resting place on Friday, November 19, 2021 with…

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